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Cornell University    
  Feb 21, 2018
Courses of Study 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AEM 3260 - Cooperative Management

Spring. 3 credits. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite: AEM 1200 , ECON 1110 .

T. M. Schmit.

An evaluation of the fundamental principles, objectives, structure, finance, marketing, and management associated with the cooperative organization, with a focus on agricultural cooperatives. An analysis of the cooperative business organization within the modern economy and development through history, legislation, and evolution. Topics surrounding management, governance, and new cooperative development will be emphasized.

Outcome 1: Provide an overview of the history and development of cooperative businesses.

Outcome 2: Explain the economic justification for the cooperative as a business entity.

Outcome 3: Provide insight into the organization, operation, governance, management, and marketing strategies of cooperative businesses.

Outcome 4: Critically evaluate contemporary issues facing modern agribusinesses with emphasis on the challenges facing cooperatives that compete with investor-oriented firms.

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