SE Management School

Southeast Management School is on a mission to provide you with a premier opportunity to develop your leadership skills so that you can more greatly contribute to the success of your credit union.

For more than 50 years, we’ve been committed to creating the best student experience possible through the use of a well-rounded curriculum and experiential opportunities for your professional and personal growth. You can expect to graduate from this program with meaningful, long-lasting relationships with classmates that strengthen the cooperative nature of the credit union movement.

This program takes three years to complete and meets annually for one week in June at the University of Georgia, Georgia Center for Continuing Education in Athens, GA. Over the course of this program, you’ll dive into a curriculum centered around developing your operational, managerial and leadership abilities.

Curriculum topics:

Financial Analysis

  • Interest Rates & Financial Markets
  • Financial Ratios
  • Budgeting
  • Lending
  • Asset Liability


  • Negotiation Skills
  • Marketing
  • Personality Styles and Teamwork
  • Working with your Board
  • Ethics
  • Motivation
  • Employment Law
  • Performance Management
  • Business Development
  • Compliance
  • Fraud


  • Organizational Behavior
  • Executive Communication
  • Strategic Planning

Other program features:

  • Engaging discussions with credit union colleagues;
  • Networking and collaborative opportunities with individuals from across the country;
  • Teambuilding activities to help you grow professionally and personally;
  • Personal feedback on projects and/or whitepapers; and
  • Lots of FUN!

Ready to start your SRCUS journey? Learn more about enrollment and tuition here.

Our History

Through collaboration with CUNA and Affiliates, the first SRCUS Management School was established in 1970 and has a long history of providing quality programming to credit union professionals. The two-week school was initially held at Oglethorpe University in Atlanta and had an original first year class of 30 plus students. Since the school’s formation, it has graduated over 1,200 credit union management professionals from 21 states and the District of Columbia. The curriculum is reviewed and revised each year to continue meeting the ever-changing needs of today’s credit union professionals.