Getting down to business: Students learn through running coop clubs

Through coop clubs, students from 13 schools pick up skills involved in running a business

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They may be young, but some students are already learning how to run a business.

From sourcing products and doing market surveys to managing accounts and manning counters, students from 13 schools have been involved in a Singapore National Cooperative Federation (SNCF) initiative to learn what it takes to run a social entrepreneurship.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 16, 2018, with the headline Getting down to business: Students learn through running coop clubs. Subscribe