Cooperative Economics I: Syllabus

Inabo, O. A. (Obaka Abel)

Learning Object

At the end of this course, you should be able to: • explain the nature of cooperative • explain the cooperative terminologies and concepts • define what a cooperative society is using the essentialist and nominalist approaches • explain the promotional motives of cooperatives • list the conditions under which a cooperative can perform • describe the effects and influences of cooperative on their members and non-members • explain and define the terms “groups”, “sub-groups” and “bandwagon effects” in a cooperative • identify the various sources of capital in a cooperative • distinguish between fixed capital and working capital • identify possible investment opportunities open to cooperatives in Nigeria • classify cooperatives • explain similarities and differences between single-purpose and multi-purpose cooperatives

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National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

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