Course in Agribusiness

Top Course Studies in Agribusiness

Agribusiness

Agribusiness is defined as agriculture conducted on commercial principles, or the various industries trading in agricultural produce and services. The management, organization, scoping, marketing, profitability and trade of agricultural products are some of the key topics that Agribusiness courses will cover. Quite often, Agribusiness courses focus on specific areas of the Agribusiness sector, like food processing, environment, management, international food policy, farming, seed supply, agrichemicals, farm machinery, sale and distribution.

Depending on the university or institution, Agribusiness courses may be more or less specific to the certain policies and conventions of a particular geographic region. In recognition of the rapidly globalizing world economy, other Agribusiness courses will teach students about international Agribusiness policy with common principles and regulators. Agribusiness courses can vary greatly in the amount of time it takes to complete them, and also in the class schedule and structure. Some Agribusiness courses will list prerequisites depending on the key subject matter to be covered.

Read more below to find out which of these Agribusiness courses from internationally accredited universities and institutions will suit you best.

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Sustainable Investments in Agriculture

Strathmore Business School (SBS)
Campus Full time January 2017 Kenya Nairobi

The SIA program is results oriented, and is designed to build knowledge and equip participants with the practical skills required to support responsible and sustainable agricultural investments. It will also facilitate knowledge sharing as participants exchange ideas and be exposed to advanced agricultural working methods that can transform perceived challenges into opportunities for sustainable investment in our country. [+]

Best Course Studies in Agribusiness 2017. The SIA program is results oriented, and is designed to build knowledge and equip participants with the practical skills required to support responsible and sustainable agricultural investments. It will also facilitate knowledge sharing as participants exchange ideas and be exposed to advanced agricultural working methods that can transform perceived challenges into opportunities for sustainable investment in our country. Topics An introduction to agricultural investment and business models Agricultural investments opportunities and the implications for sustainable development in the country; Developing robust legal and fiscal frameworks the country’s agricultural sector; Managing conflicts: Focus on land rights and tenure security; Financial modeling and Financial management; Understanding, negotiating and renegotiating investment contracts; Managing resources and environmental impacts, including addressing climate change concerns; Strategic planning and Development of SMART Action Plans. Program Delivery Module I will be delivered through a series of highly interactive classroom sessions, facilitated by experts within the sector and highly qualified faculty. Module II will involve a 5 day intensive exploratory tour of Israel, a major exporter of fresh produce and a world leader in agricultural technologies. It will involve study tours to a variety of well-established farms in Israel and participation in key lectures in established agricultural universities. Who Should Attend This program is designed for visionary leaders in the Government and other public sector officials whose responsibilities relate to investments in agriculture and rural development, who desire to achieve sustainable growth towards increased food security and to provide opportunities for wealth creation. Key Benefits Attending this program will: - Expose you to the most advanced agricultural working methods and to the investment opportunities that exist in the sector, and equip you with the necessary skills and tools to exploit them. - Give you access to potential investors in the agriculture sector for access to funding; - Give you a better understanding of the dynamics of agriculture investments and how they influence sustainable development; - Equip you with practical skills to manage resources and drive you to develop and implement actionable plans over the next year; - Provide you with an opportunity to engage in rich dialogue with other key decision makers and local and international industry experts.Attending this program will: - Expose you to the most advanced agricultural working methods and to the investment opportunities that exist in the sector, and equip you with the necessary skills and tools to exploit them. - Give you access to potential investors in the agriculture sector for access to funding; - Give you a better understanding of the dynamics of agriculture investments and how they influence sustainable development; - Equip you with practical skills to manage resources and drive you to develop and implement actionable plans over the next year; - Provide you with an opportunity to engage in rich dialogue with other key decision makers and local and international industry experts. [-]

Course - Agribusiness in Brazil

International Business School Americas
Campus Full time 2 - 3 weeks January 2017 Brazil São Paulo

To study the Agribusiness as a sequence: before the farm gate (inputs), inside the farm gate (production, the farm itself) and after the farm gate (industry). The aim is having those three macro-themes sequences. [+]

Period: January 2017 Course load: Full day classes and activities for 2 or 3 weeks (depending the month) – 48 hours in classroom and 27 hours of survival Portuguese (optional) Faculty: PhD and MSc. professors from the university, with great academic and professional experience Dynamics of the class: theoretical classes, cases discussions and practical activities Students’ profile: Young professionals, investors and foreign students from all over the world Additional activities: 10h of Guided visits to enterprises and farms and 5h of Guided visit to the Port of Santos (optional) Number of students in class: from 15 to 30 Investment: US$ 4.200 + enrollment fee US$ 90 – Check scholarship programs Payment conditions: up to 6 installments Enrollment period: upon request Objectives of the program To study the Agribusiness as a sequence: before the farm gate (inputs), inside the farm gate (production, the farm itself) and after the farm gate (industry). The aim is having those three macro-themes sequences. Program* General overview of the agribusiness in emerging countries, Productivity, Innovation and Technology, Partners and Alliances, Agribusiness Strategy, Food Security; Sustainability, Import-Export issues, Commodities, Traditional Agriculture x Organic Farming, Reduction of Gas Emission, Agricultural Management, Agro-energy and Agro-society; Food Tendency, Value Generation, Challenges and Opportunities of the Agribusiness, Logistic and Infrastructure, Marketing, Communication and Branding; Business Presentations; Guided visits to enterprises, farmlands and organizations.* *Subject to change according to the coordination. Previous readings: Students will receive a set of articles to read, with six months in advance, allowing the best preparation for classes. [-]

Courses Agricultural Sciences

Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP)
Campus Full time January 2017 Brazil São Paulo

Brazil is one of the largest grain and meat producing countries in the world. Thus, the disciplines offered aim at engaging students in several aspects related to sustainable agricultural and animal production in the tropics [+]

Best Course Studies in Agribusiness 2017. Brazil is one of the largest grain and meat producing countries in the world. Thus, the disciplines offered aim at engaging students in several aspects related to sustainable agricultural and animal production in the tropics. Students will have also the opportunity of studying in different UNESP campuses and, therefore, gain knowledge on different production and research approaches in agricultural sciences in Brazil. Courses: - Biodegradable Coatings and Additives for Food Application - Biodiversity and the Beauty and Utility of Natural Products - Biodiversity in Coastal Systems - Biodiversity of fungi - Breeding Autogamous Species - Ecophysiology of Bioenergy Crops - Evolution of Plant Pathogens in Agriculture - Larviculture of Tropical Fishes - Measuring Sustainability in Agricultural Systems - Methods for optimizing the use of pesticide application equipment - Professional Development and Scientific Ethics - Seed Biology and Physiology - Stress and Immunity - Techniques in Ruminant Nutrition Research - Topics on Agriculture and Development - Understanding Genes, Genetics and Genomics: New Windows Opened in Agricultural Sciences [-]

Upper In Agribusiness Management (sevilla)

EOI Spain’s School of Industrial Organisation
Campus Part time September 2017 Spain Sevilla

It is a relatively short program, which are addressed in a very practical way keys agri-business management.All this in the hands of [+]

Course in Agro Business Management (Sevilla)

It is a relatively short program, which are addressed in a very practical way keys agri-business management. All this in the hands of professionals and industry executives.

From the understanding of the essential characteristics of the food industry and its trends, the course is proposed in order to explore opportunities in global markets and develop skills to address challenges such as the size, internationalization, improved operations and constant market orientation .

Participants will gain an important global vision and strategic business knowledge needed to address the most important current challenges agribusiness.... [-]