Courses of Study 2013-2014 
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Courses of Study 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AEM 3260 - Cooperative Business Management

Spring. 2 credits. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite: AEM 1200 AEM 2200 .

T. M. Schmit.

An evaluation of the fundamental principles, structure, finance, management and governance associated with the cooperative organization, with a focus on agricultural cooperatives. Analyses of the cooperative business organization within the modern economy are emphasized through a mix of lectures, guest speakers, and cooperative business case study discussions.

Outcome 1: Identify economic justifications for the cooperative as a business entity.

Outcome 2: Illustrate unique characteristics surrounding the governance, finance, and management of cooperative businesses.

Outcome 3: Critique contemporary issues facing modern agribusinesses with emphasis on challenges facing cooperatives that compete with investor-owned firms.

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