Cooperative Economics: Intro

The course provides learners an intro to cooperatives. Going through the different types of coops (worker, consumer, producer, housing), some of the history of cooperative models, and the different ways cooperatives can be structured and democratically managed.

Location
The Baltimore Free School
Instructor
Reggie Simms
Sessions
Thursday, October 12, 2017 6:00 - 8:00 PM
 
 
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The course provides learners an intro to cooperatives. Going through the different types of coops (worker, consumer, producer, housing), some of the history of cooperative models, and the different ways cooperatives can be structured and democratically managed.

Thursday, October 12, 20176:00 - 7:30PM

Explaining the cooperative concept through different kinds of cooperatives

Consumer Co-ops

Worker Co-ops

Housing Co-ops

Producer Co-ops

Purchasing Co-ops

Why coops are different from traditional management

Illustrate traditional business models

Illustrate different models of democratic management

Economies of Scale - pooling of resources

History of Coops

Rochdale Principles

History of Colored Farmers' National Alliance and Cooperative Union

Q & A