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BSUS 7010 - Cooperatives and Community Based Economic Development

Sustainable Business Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

The Cooperative and Community Development course is designed to provide students with the specific knowledge and skills they will need to be able to participate meaningfully and effectively at leadership level in the decision-making, management and entrepreneurial processes of cooperatives and social enterprises. The students will learn how to develop the capacity in both communities and individuals to aid in their economic, social and sustainable development. This course provides a foundation for Capstone Projects focused on the community and its development both locally and internationally.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$680.55

Fall 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 42068

Tue Sep 04 - Tue Dec 11 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 04 - Dec 11 Tue 19:30 - 21:30 DTC Rm. 464

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$680.55

Notes

  1. Combination of in class and online.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, May 30 at 9:00 am (PDT)

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Develop an in-depth, focussed knowledge of the field of co-operative and social enterprise.
  • Appraise critically the multiplicity of strategies, skills and approaches in the co-operative and social enterprise field.
  • Select optimal courses of action for specific situations in co-operative and social enterprises.
  • Integrate and deepen their knowledge of the various sectors within the co-operative and social enterprise field.
  • Critically analyze the social and economic problems and have the confidence to propose organisational solutions.
  • Articulate the role of co-operatives and social enterprises in the creation of an alternative economic system to a wide range of audiences, including the public, private and third sectors, as well as society in general.
  • Participate meaningfully and effectively at leadership level in the decision-making, management and entrepreneurial processes of co-operatives and social enterprises.
  • Apply the specific marketing, governance and management skills necessary in co-operatives and social enterprises.
  • Appraise critically the multiplicity of activities, strategies, skills and approaches in the co-operative and social enterprise field.
  • Choose optimal courses of action for specific situations in co-operative and social enterprises.
  • Discuss and debate professional opinion on the functioning and roles of co-operatives and social enterprises with their colleagues.
  • Research and report analytically on different types of co-operative and social enterprise.

Effective as of Fall 2013

Related Programs

BSUS 7010 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Sustainable Business Leadership
    Full-time/Part-time   Advanced Certificate

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