JSG School of Public Policy
Credit units: 3
Weekly hours: 3 Seminar/Discussion hours
College: Graduate and Postdoc Studies
Department: JSGS Executive Director Office
The social economy includes non-profit, community-based organizations, co-operatives and social enterprises. This course looks at how these organizations shape and are shaped by policies at different levels of government as well as pressing issues facing the sector. Students will examine the origins and evolution of the social economy and the ways that social economy organizations are funded evaluated and held accountable by stakeholders. Community capacity building and partnership development are also addressed. This course includes interviews and guest lectures with leaders in the sector.
Restriction(s): Admission into the Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) program, Master of Public Policy (M.P.P.) program, Ph.D. program, or by permission of the instructor.
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