"The eLEAD program opened my mind to a whole new approach to management, both of self and of others. It has equipped me with the resources and tools to tackle the many issues that can come with people management in a more efficient and positive way. From as early as the first module you will see benefits to your personal and professional life. I would highly recommend this course to any leader wishing to better themselves and others."

Darren O'Reilly
CMO, Member First Credit Union, Ireland

"eCOACH helped enhance my ability to be an effective leader and coach. My credit union has been working to build a culture of coaching. This program gave me more tools to further develop that culture for the betterment of our team, the credit union and the members.

Tyler Valentine 
CEO, Laramie Plains FCU, USA 

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The World Council of Credit Unions online learning programs, bolstering educational offerings to its members and the global credit union community through our partnership with eLeadership AcademyTM


5-Part Webinar Series with Sandra McDowell begins April 20

Sandra McDowell


During this time of immense change and pressure, organizations need strong, logical and calm voices to navigate forward. Join us for a special webinar series, Leading Through COVID-19, from eLeadership Academy’s Sandra McDowell, an expert in the applied neuroscience of leadership. You’ll learn why fear impairs the brain, and how to refocus to boost positive impact and wellbeing. For five days starting April 20, these 30-minute webinars will help you RESET your mind and REFRAME your focus on the most productive actions you can take to benefit you and your team.


Each 30-minute webinar begins at 3PM EST.

Mon April 20 - Focus Under Pressure
Learn why fear hijacks the brain, and how to calm the mind to be more effective during times of uncertainty.
Tue April 21 – Connect and Engage Remotely
Understand the social brain and how to connect with your team remotely while dealing with unprecedented challenges together.
Wed April 22 - Coach for Solutions
Decisions need to be made quickly under pressure. Learn when to ask and when to tell when it comes to facilitating problem solving and action.
Thu April 23 - Increase Brain Health and Resilience
Learn how to fuel the body and mind for greater health, immunity and resilience to decrease stress and ward off disease.
Fri April 24 - Reframe and Thrive
The world has shifted and we need to change with it. Learn how to rewire the brain to thrive amidst disruption.


Listen to the Spring 2018 Intro Webinar on the online courses available through the partnership between the World Council of Credit Unions and eLeadership Academy. Learn about the eLEAD and eCOACH programs to grow leadership and coaching effectiveness for all levels in your credit union, from emerging leaders to the CEO.


Programs Available through eLeadership Academy

From emerging leaders to CEOs, leverage the benefits of web-based, faculty-led training convenient to your schedule, over an eight-week period, four hours weekly.

Online learning experience is ideal for adult learners with demanding personal and professional lives.

Two eight-week online programs eLEAD and eCOACH both consist of blended learning through online reading, videos, self-assessments, webinars, discussion forums and assignments. Participants complete the program with concrete action plans to support their continued growth.


For questions and more information, contact us at eLearning@woccu.org