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Service Learning Experiences in the Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and Accounting


Final project - Funding strategy for an air workshop

  • Coordinator: Jordi Andreu Corbaton (jordi.andreuc@urv.cat)
  • Community organization: Kstiga2 Association
  • Summary: The project was presented at the 1st Social Projects Marketplace, held at the Faculty of Economics and Business in Reus. The aim is to set up a room for aerial activities (vertical dance, abseiling, etc.) for enthusiasts and members of the association but also for people with physical disabilities. Students will work on drafting a study that helps the association to analyze the feasibility of carrying out such activities. The student made a study that helped the association to analyze the feasibility of carrying out these activities through a plan of air activities in the dependencies of the association. That included a study of the costs and the financing systems of the activities, as well as a financing proposal.

Final project - Cost of mobile units campaigns

  • Coordinator: Maria Araceli Rodríguez (araceli.rodriguez@urv.cat)
  • Community organization: Blood and Tissue Bank
  • Summary: The Blood and Tissue Bank manage the whole blood process, from the moment of donation to the final transfusion, for many of the major hospitals in Catalonia. Using the experience accumulated, this project aims to: (i) determine the cost of each of the mobile unit campaigns; (ii) design indicators to compare the efficiency of each of these campaigns; and (iii) provide managers of the mobile unit with a computer tool that allows them to update and manage the economic information about the service so that they can improve future management of the budget and organize blood donation campaigns. It is an interdisciplinary project carried out jointly with the Degree in Business Administration.

Final project - Study on financial products

  • Coordinator: Jordi Andreu Corbaton (jordi.andreuc@urv.cat)
  • Community organization: Interregional Association of Consumers and Users of Catalonia
  • Summary: This study arose from the 2nd edition of the initiative entitled the Social Projects Marketplace which was held in Tarragona. This project focuses on the topic of microcredits in order to address the concerns raised by the Association regarding abusive or inadequate loans the difficulties faced by some people when obtaining credit. The emphasis will be on the legislation governing microcredits, breaches of basic consumer rights, microcredits compared with other sources of financing and the effect of interest on outstanding capital.