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MACC education programs are available to both MACC Members and Nonmembers. If you are a MACC member, you must register on this website and obtain an ID and Password in order to get the MACC Member price for our education programs. Please click on “Log In” to register. Once you have registered, you will be approved which will allow you to register for any of our training classes at the MACC member rate.
2015 Board Chair Roundtable
The 2015 MACC Board Chair Roundtable will be held on December 17-18, 2015 at Hoosier Energy, 2501 South Cooperative Way, Bloomington, IN 47402. The registration fee for this event is $275.00, for both MACC members and nonmembers. Lunch and snacks will be provided on both days of the event.
MACC has set up a hotel room block at the Homewood Suites by Hilton, 1399 South Liberty Drive, Bloomington, IN 47403. You can make room reservations by calling (812) 323-0500 or online at www.bloomington.homewoodsuites.com. The room rate is $119.00 per night. Just ask for the group code: MAC. NOTE: This room block is not guaranteed and may expire at the hotel’s discretion. We encourage you to make your room reservations as early as possible.
Because the role of Board Chair has a profound impact on a co-op’s success, this program was instituted by popular demand. The Board Chair Roundtable provides Chairs with expert counsel on many delicate issues. With no holds barred, this intimate session serves as an exclusive and professional outlet for candid dialogue where sensitive issues are openly discussed and solutions learned in the boardroom, are shared. Board Chairs share unique challenges that are consistent, regardless of industry boundaries. This program crosses industry boundaries and deals with issues common for all, such as:
1. Engaging every board member
2. Managing challenging board members fairly and professionally
3. How to deal swiftly with contested issues
4. How to intelligently tackle volatile issues to avoid contention
5. Navigating conflicts of interests
6. Managing CEO and member relationships
Please click here 2015 Board Chair Roundtable Brochure for a program brochure with speaker and agenda information, and hotel information for those who will be in need of lodging.
To view comments about the Roundtable from Duane Noland, President/CEO of Assn. of Illinois Electric Cooperatives; please click here: Board Chair Feature Story
If you should have any questions regarding the 2015 Board Chair Roundtable, please call us at (317) 726-6910 or contact us by email at email@example.com.
MACC Training Benefits Your Co-op
Co-ops101 Class – MAC-Ed’s award-winning cooperative education session is a must for new and tenured employees. This session describes the nuances of the cooperative business model, and the history and culture it was founded on. Co-ops101 illustrates the uniqueness of cooperatives, and clarifies the purpose of your cooperative in an easy to understand and hands-on format.
Board Chair Roundtable – MAC-Ed’s most recent offering is the Board Chair Roundtable. It was instituted due to popular demand and provides a forum for candid dialog in which co-op board chairs share challenges and effective solutions. MAC-Ed’s Board Chair Roundtable offers practical solutions to tough challenges.
Director Education Training – Understanding the director’s role and how to govern cooperatives is not intuitive. MAC-Ed delivers life-long learning courses targeted at members’ needs. Both management and new and existing board members require core education that thoroughly explains the director role.
Credit Conference – Participants overwhelmingly rate this program as “One of the Best . . . One of a Kind!” Core education coupled with regulatory and tax updates are central to this annual offering. Roundtable forums facilitated by industry professionals extract valuable experiences from seasoned credit managers and CFOs. This group of co-op employees has an acute need for opportunities to network with peers and discuss their unique challenges.
CFO Essentials Conference – Developing the skill-set of entry-level and mid-level co-op financial employees is critical to solid cooperative business practices and internal controls. The basics are presented in a practical way that allows participants to ask questions and receive personal attention, specific to their learning pace.
CFO/Controller Conference – Key fiscal issues specific to cooperatives are unpacked at this annual event. MACC connects your co-op to top regional and national experts on a variety of new and core issues, imperative for developing effective and quality leaders.
Cooperative Leadership Forum – Designed to entrench the cooperative business model into the minds of current and emerging leaders, this forum emphasizes core co-op education in an atmosphere of teamwork and leadership collaboration. Tours of local cooperatives are described as “favorite experiences” by program participants. Participants gain a concrete understanding of the importance of cooperative relationships with member/owners.
Custom Co-op Curriculum and Consulting – MAC-Ed recognizes that every co-op is unique. MAC-Ed develops member specific curriculum and training, relative to the personal culture, tenure and expertise of member employees and boards. We facilitate training, discussions, roundtables and strategic leadership sessions with a neutral approach. This training is offered at your facility or at an offsite location of your choice.
Click here for the MACC Training Calendar 2016 (partial). For questions, call us at (317) 726-6910, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.