• 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: Ph.D. 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 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.

Program taught in:
English

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