Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102065282001The Organization and Management of Cooperative EnterprisesElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
At the end of the course. Students will; learn the differences of economic features of cooperatives, economic specification of cooperative enterprises on cooperative management and the needings for cooperative success.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr.Murat Yercan
Learning Outcomes
1to learn cooperatives for agricultural problems
2to prepare projects for cooperative enterprises
3to make policy formulations for cooperative problems
4to get decision the role of cooperatives in the certain types of agricultural problems
5to project approach for cooperative problems
6To manage cooperative projects
7to achieve the necessaries for cooperative improvements in the management and to manage them
8to work at the cooperatives and to supervise them
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
*the analysis of cooperation models in agriculture *the management problems of cooperatives and some economical approaches for them *The situation of copperatives againts to some legislations *The detailed analysis of Turkish cooperative system *The function of manager for cooperatives improvements *Economic activities of agricultural cooperatives *Cooperatives in food industry *Second generation cooperatives
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction of the course schedules
2The detailed analysis of cooperated organization in agriculture, the relations with agricultural problems, second generation cooperatives
3The entegration of agricultura and industry, the function of cooperatives in this entegration, cooperatives in food industryCase studies in food industry
4The analysis of precurement and processing activities in cooperatives, The function of cooperatives in supply chainsCase studies
5Economic behavior of cooperatives in the different market conditions;Monopoly, oligopoly, düopolyPresentation
6Economic analysis of agricultural cooperatives: Product marketingCase studies
7Economic analysis of agricultural cooperatives:Supply servicesCase studies
8midterm exam
9Economic analysis of agricultural cooperatives:Processing activitiesCase studies
10The analysis on pricing policy of cooperativesCase studies
11The factors affecting cooperative achievementsPresentation
12Cooperative oriented projectsPresentattion
13The analysis of cooperatives in EU and some different countriesLiterature review
14Cooperative like organization in EULiterature review
15Federative organization of cooperatives in EU and Turkey
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
1) Mülayim, Z.G., Kooperatifçilik, Yetkin Yayınları, 2003. Ankara. 2) İnan, i.H., Türkiye’de Tarımsal Kooperatifçilik ve AB Modeli, İTO Yayınları, No:2004-40, 2004, İstanbul. 3) Çıkın, A., Karacan, A.R., Genel Kooperatifçilik, Ege Ün. Basımevi, 1994, İzmir. 4) Mülayim, Z.G., Genel ve Tarımsal Kooperatifçilik, Bilgi Yayınevi, 1975, İstanbul. 5) Anonimous, Restructuring Agricultural Cooperatives, 2004, Rotterdam. 6) Duymaz, İ., Kooperatif İşletme Ekonomisi ve Yönetimi, 1986,İzmir.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Report Preparation4416
Report Presentation428
Self Study148112
Reading1010100
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)240
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO42  1  2  2  45
LO51 22   3      
LO62  2  2 2  2 3
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LO8   3          
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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