Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
At the end of this course students gaining the skills about how to organise farmers under the cooperative organizations and its working principles.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Köksal KARADAŞ
Learning Outcomes
1To understand which cooperative is a tool for the agricultural problems
2To have capability of the cooperative succed and to understand necessary needs
3To make idea for solving the agricultural problems by using the agricultural cooperatives
4To prepare most proper projects and manage them for the cooperatives
5To make consultancy for the cooperatives
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
At the end of the course, the students will have some informations on economic behaviour of the cooperatives differs from the other type of organizations and some managerial tools being used for the cooperatives succeded.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
1Presentation of the topic: contents, rules and needs
2Detailed analysis of agricultural organizations and relatings with the agricultural problems, second generation cooperatives
3The integration of agriculture and industry and cooperatives, Cooperatives in food industry
4Analysis of Supply and processing activities in cooperatives
5Economic behaviours of cooperatives under the different market conditions
6Budgeting and balance sheet analysis in cooperatives
7Evaluation of cooperative succeed and taxation of agricultural cooperatives in Turkey
8Midterm exam
9Analysis of agricultural development cooperatives in Turkey
10Agricultural Sales cooperatives in Turkey
11Analysis of Agricultural Credit cooperatives in Turkey
12Irrigation and Fisheries cooperatives in Turkey
13Case studies, visiting of the cooperatives
14Interview with the cooperative professionals
15Final 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
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination122
Individual Study for Mid term Examination10770
Individual Study for Final Examination13678
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
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