This bespoke training session will be tailored to the specific needs of community co-operatives and will cover a number of key topics, including:

  • Key roles and responsibilities for community co-operative committee member

  • The importance of using your governing documents

  • Common problems around community co-operative governance and top tips on how to overcome these

This online training session will be free for Plunkett members and there will be a small charge for non-members. Please sign up by clicking on the purple 'Book' button below .

Your trainer on the day will be Dr Mark Simmonds from Co-op Cultures as well as being an experienced Plunkett Adviser. Mark has extensive knowledge of the community and co-operative sector and specialises in the resolution of governance issues and development of organisational models. Mark is a founding member and Director of Co-op Culture Limited, Pennine Community Power Limited and The Fox and Goose (Hebden Bridge) Ltd.

In order to attend the online training session, please ensure you have access to reliable internet with reasonable bandwidth. You can find out more about the specific requirements here. More information on signing in and joining the webinar will be provided after registration.

If you have any questions about this online session please email