The main focus will be on taking your co-op idea to the next level. Some topics include: The incorporation process for co-operatives in Alberta; Accessing technical resources; Applying the co-operative advantage to your enterprise; Identifying members & creating value; Assessing what your co-op project needs to plan for success; Roles in a co-op and building effective boards; Planning for success. This will be a hands-on workshop. It will include instruction and small and large group work. This is an excellent workshop for people who have an idea for a co-op, a business idea, or are looking for a solution to a community development challenge.