Online course on coop governance by UofS

The Centre for the Study of Co-operatives at the University of Saskatchewan (UofS) offers an online course on issues of coop governance, titled “Governance in Co-operatives”. The course is free for everyone and will run for six weeks (October 6 – November 24).


It is based on six modules:

  1. What Is Governance?
  2. Governance in Business
  3. Governance in Co-ops and Nonprofits
  4. Working Together
  5. A View of the Future
  6. Legitimacy


Where each module has its own case study that is prepared specifically for this course.

Course registration opens October 2, 2017.


The core Econ project

The core Econ project prepared an introductory economics curriculum that is freely available online. The e-book is simply called The Economy and provides lecture slides and tests, covering several economic issues like inequality, globalization, climate change, etc. Some of the material of the course has been used at colleges around the world, including the University College London and Sciences Po, in Paris.

The course is available here.

See also the recent article on The New Yorker about the course.

Figure 3.12 “How technological change affects the production function”; taken from section 3.6 “Hours of work and economic growth” of the e-book. Source: