Add definitive knowledge and skills through certification programs recognized throughout the credit union industry. When you want proof of your expertise, these proven, intensive learning experiences provide it.
Looking for something more? Contact our development department with your particular interest and we'll help find the right fit.
Leadership Development Institute (LDI)
This one-year program is designed to empower current and rising credit union leaders with modern strategies for developing leadership skills and critical thinking. Learn about LDI.
Southeast CUNA Management School
Hosted by a collection of leagues in the Southeast, this intensive three-year program is renowned in its development of leaders. Find out more.
Credit Union Development Education (CUDE)
A program of the National Credit Union Foundation, the DE program brings renewed relevance to the philosophy of "People Helping People." This unique and transformative training provides critical lessons in cooperative principles, credit union philosophy and international development issues while incorporating challenges credit unions face today. Scholarships are offered each year through the Carolinas Credit Union Foundation. Learn more here.
CUNA Professional Designations
The Credit Union National Association offers several programs for professionals seeking official designations. Get the details.
CUNA Certificate Programs
Taken in series, self-paced modules enable busy staff to steadily add knowledge and receive certificates in specialties. Review CUNA certificate programs.
CUNA Volunteer Achievement Program (VAP)
Especially for credit union board members, the Volunteer Achievement Program offers modular learning customized for their particular needs, interests and availability. Explore the Volunteer Achievement Program.
Enhanced Financial Counseling Certification Program (FiCEP)
Through a unique partnership between the Carolinas Credit Union League and the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), credit unions in the Carolinas have the opportunity to train staff to become Certified Credit Union Financial Counselors. The five-month program includes a component that guides credit unions on the best skills counselors can use to help members better manage their finances, in turn growing the credit union and enhancing the bottom line. Find out more.