Register for 2021 Workshops
The Foundation is hosting online Exploring Why™ Workshops tailored to important audiences within the credit union movement. These workshops provide a cooperative learning environment that builds an understanding of the credit union difference and how we can leverage that difference to improve our organization’s culture and service.
Thursday, June 24
Wednesday, July 14
Tuesday, July 27
Commitment: Each one-day workshop will run from 10 am – 4 pm CST with breaks included. Participants should be prepared to join us for the full event with both audio and video as this will be an experiential workshop. Group activities, participation, and many visual aids to be displayed on screen.
Cost: $99 per person
Class size: Workshops have limited seating available. If you are considering registering 6 or more individuals for a single workshop, please contact the Foundation for support.
Registration for all workshops will be open starting March 23, 2021, with limited seats available. If you have any questions about the Exploring Why Workshops, please email Maggie Wolff.
The Credit Union Difference
Attendees will learn about the structural and philosophical differences between credit unions and other financial institutions as well as how to leverage those differences to create competitive advantages in the marketplace.
Mission & Members
Attendees will connect with your organization’s mission and purpose and explore the connection between your business and members’ financial health.
Our Aligned Values
Attendees will link their personal core values with the values of the credit union movement and understand how we can live our values to meet existing and future challenges in the marketplace.
The Credit Union Difference
Understanding credit unions’ structure, cooperative principles and history.
Core Values Assessment
Discover alignment between individuals, organizations and the credit union system.
Financial Health of Consumers
Data and insights to better understand what members are facing today, root development issues and the impact on business.
Empathy in Banking
The application of emotional intelligence and empathy in financial services.
Drive Value for Members
Review of your organization’s history, mission, values, offerings and strategy to underscore the purpose behind your business and value to members.
Specific lessons on topics like diversity, equity & inclusion, multicultural outreach and other business area focuses depending on your organization’s objectives.
CUNA Mutual Group employee after attending an Exploring Why Workshop
I’ve been a credit union member since I was a kid and when you’ve worked at an organization for as long as I have, you appreciate what credit unions are and what they represent as far as the ‘people helping people’ philosophy. The last couple of days through the Exploring Why Workshop catapulted my appreciation and understanding of what we are all about. What an honor it was to take part in a workshop like this.
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Get in touch
For more information on Exploring Why Workshops
Contact Maggie Wolff, Development Education Manager