Credit union professionals wishing to push their careers to new heights are encouraged to take advantage of what the CUNA Management Schools have to offer.
CUNA Management School was founded in cooperation with the University of Wisconsin-Madison with the goal of helping credit unions develop future leaders and a leadership pipeline to their fullest potential. Several regional schools developed around the country with the same goal in mind.
Graduation from one of the four CUNA Management Schools is recognized throughout the credit union movement as an honor and mark of accomplishment. These schools provide valuable, hands-on comprehensive management training.
Credit unions from Kansas traditionally attend one of the following schools:
CUNA Management School | Madison, Wisconsin
Each July, the University of Wisconsin and the city of Madison become home to credit union professionals who are investing in their careers and the credit union movement's longest-running high-level educational program.
The CUNA Management School program builds dynamic leaders with a rigorous blend of university classes and experiential learning activities.
Entering its 58th year, CUNA Management School has a well-earned reputation as an outstanding three-year executive education program that has prepared nearly 4,800 students.
Southwest CUNA Management School | Fort Worth, Texas
Want to attend a little closer to home? Southwest CUNA Management School (SCMS) is is held each July in Fort Worth, Texas and is recognized in the credit union movement for innovative, intense, hands-on, professional development.
It is a program designed specifically to develop and enhance leadership skills, an institution - over 40 years of management education, a source of professional networking and life-long relationships, a commitment – 3 year course of study,a challenge – developing a real-life strategic plan for your credit union and an educational cornerstone for over 1000 credit union professionals.
Students attend classes over three consecutive summers and two mid-year sessions. In addition to on-site sessions, students complete a strategic plan during the three-year period.