About SCMS

The Southwest CUNA Management School (SCMS) is a three-year course that provides applied leadership and credit union-focused learning for top-level executive development.

The curriculum is designed around five key pillars:

  1. Adaptive Leadership
  2. Advocacy
  3. Collaboration
  4. Finance and Economics
  5. Stakeholder Experience


  • Year two: Complete first-year classes and student project work as assigned. 
  • Year three: Complete first- and second-year classes and successfully complete student project and oral presentation. 

Shaping Leaders

SCMS alumni hold leadership positions at their credit unions, in their local chapters, and with community-based organizations. They also serve as league directors and more, throughout the credit union movement. 

More Information

If you are considering enrolling or sending a student to the Southwest CUNA Management School, please complete the information form.

TCU Neeley School of Business

Thank You 2020 Sponsors

Academic Fellow

CUNA Mutual GroupCornerstone Resources

Academic Patron

Catalyst Corporate FCUCornerstone League

Educational Sponsor

Cornerstone Foundation

Friends of SCMS

American Airlines FCU
Arkansas FCU
Blalack & Williams, PC
Bossier FCU
Callahan & Associates, Inc.
Cornerstone Advisors
Credit Union of America
CU Direct

CU Strategic Planning
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
InTouch CU
JRF Consulting Services, LLC
Las Colinas FCU
Neighbors FCU

Sievewright & Associates
South Carolina FCU
Tarrant County's CU
The BA Group
Tinker FCU
Vantage West CU