Cooperative Economics Advanced

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.

The Baltimore Free School
Reggie Simms
Thursday, October 19, 2017 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Thursday, October 19, 2017 6:00 - 7:30 PM

Path to starting a cooperative

Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws Explaining different worker co-op business/governance structures

Explaining different decision making models Strategies of procuring capital for business/worker co-ops

Democratic Management Federation Model - Mondragon Vertical Model - Equal Exchange Horizontal Model - Red Emma’s Practice

collective Decision-Making

Choose a model of decision-making

Role-play making a decision on the appropriate music to play in a coffeeshop