Develop a comprehensive vision of the variables that affect the livestock environment of the country and develop a plan for the effective management of the risks of your company. Also, develop strategies for the implementation and improvement of the quality of products or services offered by your business.

Benefits of the program

  • You will have a complete and updated view of the livestock environment of our country.
  • You will obtain the necessary tools for a comprehensive evaluation of investment projects in the livestock sector.
  • You will increase the level of efficiency and quality in the management of livestock operations.
  • You will effectively manage the risks that affect the livestock activity.
  • Strengthen the value proposition of business activities that revolve around livestock production.
  • You will improve the financial management of the livestock business.
  • You will obtain the necessary tools for the effective integration of a livestock export project.

Addressed to

Employers of the livestock sector, managers of livestock companies, government officials responsible for livestock production, livestock consultants and anyone interested in updating their knowledge in the direction of administration of livestock companies.

Content of the program

The Diploma in Management and Administration of Livestock Enterprises consists of eight modules, totaling 96 hours of study.

Module 1. Strategic Livestock Business Planning (12 hours)

  • What is a strategy
  • Stages for the development of a strategy
  • The profile of the strategist of the 21st century
  • Types of strategy
  • The selection of strategies
  • The concept of competitive advantage
  • The formulation of competitive strategies
  • The analysis of competition and the formulation of competitive strategies
  • Business analysis models
  • Leadership in costs vs. leadership in differentiation
  • The value chain
  • Tasks for the implementation of strategies
  • The evaluation of the strategies in operation
  • The shared strategic culture
  • The profile of the strategic livestock company

Module 2. Technical-Financial Evaluation of Livestock Business Projects (12 hours)

  • The importance of the project study in the livestock sector
  • The good and bad projects of the livestock market
  • How to prepare a project that has to be evaluated
  • The market study
  • The technical study
  • The legal study
  • The financial study
  • The evaluation of livestock projects
  • The risk analysis
  • The sensitivity analysis
  • The evaluation of ongoing projects

Module 3. Livestock Operations Administration (12 hours)

  • The livestock company; concept and importance
  • What is the management of operations in a livestock company?
  • Advantages of proper management of operations in a livestock company
  • Universal principles for business administration
  • The family business in the field
  • The planning of the livestock company (strategic, tactical and operational)
  • The establishment of objectives and goals
  • The costing of the means of production
  • The elaboration of budgets and determination of the utility
  • The study of financing for the livestock sector
  • The land maquila
  • The evaluation and selection of technology
  • The leasing of machinery and processes
  • The organization of the livestock company
  • The effective management of the livestock company
  • The management of livestock operations
  • The formation of strategic alliances in the livestock sector (credit unions, integrating companies and joint ventures)
  • The development of suppliers
  • The integral control of the business
  • The analysis of financial results
  • Challenge and future of the livestock business in the country

Module 4. Risk Management in Livestock Operations (12 hours)

  • Introduction to agricultural security
  • Risks in the management of the farm

Module 5. Quality Systems for the Management of Food Safety (ISO 22001: 2005) (12 hours)

  • Food safety management system
  • Management responsibility
  • Administration of resources
  • Planning and realization of safe products
  • Prerequisite program
  • HACCP (Hazard Analisys Critical Control Point)
  • Verification, validation and improvement of the food safety management system

Module 6. Lean Farming (12 hours)

  • Introduction
  • Processes and value
  • The management of livestock processes
  • Lean farming
  • The waste
  • The lean management model
  • The process for the implementation of lean management in a livestock company

Module 7. Planning and Financial Management of Livestock Enterprises (12 hours)

  • Accounting in livestock enterprises
  • Elements of an accounting system in the livestock company
  • Financial statements
  • Analysis and interpretation of financial statements
  • The flow of resources for the livestock company
  • Basic cost accounting
  • Short, medium and long term financial decisions
  • Investment decisions, cost of capital and financial structure

Module 8. The Development of Livestock Export Projects (12 hours)

  • The reasons to export
  • Who can be an exporter
  • Where can we export
  • At what time it is appropriate to export
  • What means can we use to export
  • Export barriers
Program taught in:
  • Spanish

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Last updated October 24, 2018
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