Found 13 courses
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agricultural sciences subject

Agricultural Cooperatives

Achilleas Kontogeorgos - Undergraduate - (A-)
Department of Business Administration of Food and Agricultural Enterprises, University of Patras

The course Cooperative Economy is addressed to the students of the department of Agricultural Products and Food Business Administration. The main aim of the course is to introduce students to the concept of cooperatives and present their characteristics and the differences with the investor owned firms. In this direction presents the cooperatives principles and the economic theories that are applied to cooperatives. Special attention is given to the Greek legislation for agricultural cooperatives. The course also presents the structure of cooperatives in Greece and the alternative organization types available for cooperatives. The course ends with presenting the development potential of the cooperative business model.

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Agricultural Economy

Achilleas Kontogeorgos - Undergraduate - (A-)
Department of Business Administration of Food and Agricultural Enterprises, University of Patras

The course of Agricultural Economics (1.9c) targets first year students of the Department of Business Administration of Food and Agricultural Enterprises. Course’s primary aim is to address the following topics: Agricultural economics. Production factors in agricultural. Farms as rural businesses. The economics of agricultural production and production functions. Farms’ accounting. Calculating expenditures and production cost for agricultural products. Introduce to the concepts of quality for agricultural products, Packaging, Standardisation, and brand identity for agricultural products, storage and transportation of agricultural products .

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Περιβαλλοντική Πολιτική και Βιώσιμη Ανάπτυξη

Polyxeni Ragkou - Postgraduate - (A-)
Department of Foresty and Natural Environment, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Relations between society and environment, ecological, social, economic, political and cultural dimension of environmental problems, the philosophy of the prevailing model of development, environmental values, tools of environmental policy, European Community’s environmental policy, strategies of environmental protection, environmental law, sustainability, principles of sustainability , ecotourism, sustainable development.

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Special Issues of Rural Sociology

Maria Partalidou - Postgraduate - (A-)
School of Agriculture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

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Environmental Education

Afroditi Papadaki-Klavdianou - Undergraduate - (A-)
Agriculture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

The concept of environmental education, the content, characteristics, principles and purposes of environmental education. Methodology, design, development and evaluation of environmental education programmes. Presentation of the programmes and evaluation of the actions. Environment and society, economy and environment, protection of the environment, developmental and environmental policy, policy and strategy of environmental protection as national and international problem. Multidisciplinary approaches of environmental issues.

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Marketing of agricultural products

Christos Kamenidis - Postgraduate - (A-)
Agriculture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

The production of agricultural products is not limited to the harvest but it also includes sales. Thus, Agricultural Marketing is of high importance in terms of defining both the rural income and the welfare of producers and consumers. The aim of this course is to give students a complete overview of Agricultural Marketing. In particular, the current course will introduce students to several different thematic areas, including marketing functions, pricing and marketing cost of agricultural products, consumer behavior, marketing structure, etc.

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Social Demography

Olga Iakovidou - Undergraduate - (A-)
Agriculture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Demography represents a fundamental approach to the understanding of human society both in urban and rural areas. Nowadays, the population of the developed world is shrinking. Women give birth to fewer children. People are living longer. The number of pensioners is increasing in comparison to employees. The map of migration is changing and immigration countries become countries of emigration and vice versa. Justification and evaluation of these phenomena and the changes brought about in the economic and social level are negotiated during the course Social Demography. In particular it includes: Introduction to Social Demography. Size and structure of the population. Aging. The evolution of the Greek population. Biological renewal. Biological deterioration of the population. Migration.

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Rural and Local Development

Olga, Maria Iakovidou, Partalidou - Undergraduate - (A-)
School of Agriculture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

The current course aims at an understanding of the philosophy of Local Development as well as the space in which it takes place. In particular, the course deals with common efforts that take place within a particular community in order to improve the living and working conditions. During the first modules, a review of the history of greek local development is made, while strategies and methods of local development are analyzed. The basic concepts analyzed in this course include participatory process, governance, and voluntarism. Moreover, the course deals with planning bottom up local development initiatives in order to the quality of life in rural areas along with the future of community actions.

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Regional Development

Zacharoula Andreopoulou - Undergraduate - (A-)
Department of Foresty and Natural Environment, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Introductory concepts of regional development. Regional framework, regional problems, multiregional income and mobilization of production factors. Rural dimension of economic activities and the economic region. Theories of spatial settings and regional development. Income distribution. Regional inequalities. Programs of regional development. Strategies, means and efficiency of regional policy. Regional policy and development in relation to the Greek reality.

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Operational research in Agriculture

Stelios Rozakis, Dimitrios Kremmydas - Undergraduate - (A+)
Rural economy and Development, Agricultural University Of Athens

Upon completion of the course are expected to have knowledge of the theory and you will be familiar with techniques and mathematical models so you can take quick, informed decisions and to effectively manage a wide range of business problems. You will also be able to explore, to quantify and evaluate micro-economic models for analyzing decisions, understanding the relationship of the description of economic reality to what is needed in business The course can be divided into four main sections: (a) Mathematical Programming (a) Programming project (c) Multicriteria Analysis and (d) Decision making under uncertainty, for each section you will learn the basic theoretical concepts will work on applied problems and in some of these will be familiar with software that facilitates the resolution of related problems.