Login x

Username or password incorrect.

Already subscribed?

Login here:

Not a subscriber?

Successful login x

Click here to go to the magazine.

Successful login x

Not subscriber.

Click here to preview the magazine.

Supported Browsersx

We are sorry, this site is optimized for use on IE8 or higher. If you are having trouble, please consider upgrading or trying a different browser.
Strategic Innovation Institute™ II

July 23 - 28, 2017

Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University
Stanford, CA

Your price:


CUES Member$12,095.00

Strategic Innovation Institute I and II can be taken out of order. Credit union executives are the primary audience, but it may be a fit for some directors as well. To learn more, please email Teresa Brogan, CUES' executive education specialist.

Learn to embrace innovation and become a successful agent of change.   

Graduates of this robust, two-year transformational program are well equipped with a comprehensive understanding of innovation that benefits their credit unions immediately. Enhanced skills mean they are able to:

  • Broaden strategic thinking about both large and small scale innovation
  • Build organizational capacity for continuous innovation
  • Develop strategic organizational leadership skills
  • Grow their business in ways aligning with the traditions and culture of credit unions

Your journey to becoming an agent of change employing innovative thinking comes full-circle at Strategic Innovation Institute II, Stanford Graduate School of Business.

You’ll learn from top Stanford faculty to think critically, challenge assumptions, and change the rules of competition. We’ll employ group decision-making exercises, case studies, and go through a hands-on innovation challenge workshop. This program covers:

  • Harnessing collective intelligence
  • Leading organizational growth
  • Spear-heading strategy amidst disruptive innovation
  • Designing innovation for the human brain
  • Harnessing stories for innovation and growth
  • Design thinking
  • The challenge of change, and the ambidextrous organization
  • Scaling up excellence
  • Build strong alliances

We’ll end the week by creating personal action plans, so you’ll be ready to act when you return to your credit union.

To register, contact Teresa Brogan, executive education specialist, at 800.252.2664 or 608.271.2664, ext. 331, or email teresab@cues.org.

Learn more about year one, held at MIT Sloan School of Management, now.

U.S. News & World Report ranked the Stanford Graduate School of Business #2 in its list of 2017 Best Business Schools.

Become a Certified Innovation Executive

When you have successfully completed both weeks of Strategic Innovation Institute and all assigned course work, you’ll have achieved Certified Innovation Executive (CIE) status. The CIE designation establishes a standard of education and excellence for credit union leaders. It signifies you have made a commitment to developing innovative and strategic vision, and obtained a level of expertise recognized throughout the credit union movement.

Who Should Attend?

Strategic Innovation Institute is exclusively for credit union executives, and ideal for:

  • Dedicated CEOs looking to build an organization embracing continuous innovation and improvement
  • Credit union executives wanting to broaden their large and small scale strategic and innovative thinking
  • Future leaders who want to develop strategic organizational leadership skills
  • CUES’ CEO Institute and Advanced Leadership Institute attendees
  • Executives across all functional areas, including administration, information systems, accounting and finance, internal audit, marketing, member service and operations
Cancellation Policy


  • Prior to 60 days – full refund
  • 31-60 days before start of event – 50% refund
  • 0-30 days before start of event – no refund

Substitute attendees are welcome, subject to eligibility. CUES reserves the right to cancel or reschedule the event due to unforeseen circumstances, and will refund fees if the event is rescheduled or location is changed and you are unable to attend.


Attendees can earn continuing professional education credits. This institute meets the following standards:

  • CPE credits earned: up to 37
  • Program level: overview
  • Delivery method: group-live
  • Preparation: some advance preparation is required
  • Prerequisites: not required for this program

Credit Union Executives Society (CUES) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.  State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit.  Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417 or by visiting the Web site: www.learningmarket.org.

Best Option Calculator x

Shopping Cart Message x

Best Option Calculator x