Cooperatives Economics (2007/2008)

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Course code
4S00476
Credits
5
Coordinator
Silvano Corbella
Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
Lezione 1 3 SECS-P/07-BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND ACCOUNTING STUDIES 1° sem lez Silvano Corbella
Lezione 2 2 SECS-P/07-BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND ACCOUNTING STUDIES 1° sem lez Andrea Lionzo

Learning outcomes

The course aims at explaining the characteristics proper of the cooperative formula, observed in its different forms (conferring cooperatives, producers’ cooperatives, labour cooperatives, consumer cooperatives, social cooperatives). In particular, the course analyses the following aspects:
1. the cooperatives’ governance, with reference also to the reform of commercial law and with the purpose to describe the models of government that guide cooperatives’ development;
2. the conditions of profitability of this kind of entities, with the aim of delineating an interpretative scheme of their equilibrium conditions;
3. the finance in the cooperatives, with the purpose to identify the characteristics of the structure and the financial dynamics of these entities.

Syllabus

Teaching activities
The course is structured by weekly lessons. Lessons provide a theoretical framework about the cooperatives’ structure, followed by the analysis of some case-studies. Some lectures will be held by experts of coooperatives.

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam takes place in an oral form.