This Agribusiness course has been developed to assist farmers and aspiring farmers to develop skills and knowledge in the agricultural sector including business management skills for agribusiness.
This course is suitable for farmers, aspiring farmers and even agribusiness organizations. It is also suitable for students who want to get qualification certificate in the agribusiness.
Objective of the course
By the end of the course the learner should be able to:
Acquire skills for managing agribusinesses
Acquire knowledge of supply chain management in agribusiness, business and strategic decision making concepts
Agribusiness management: scope, functions, tasks
The business of agribusiness
Managing the agribusiness
Economics for agribusiness managers
Agribusiness Management: organization and scope
The organization of an agribusiness
Marketing Management for agribusiness
Strategic market plan
The marketing mix
Tools for marketing in agribusiness
Financial management for agribusiness
Understanding financial statements
Analyzing financial statements
Financing the agribusiness
Tools for evaluation operating decisions
Tools for evaluating capital investment decisions
There are four assignments (continuous assessment tests), a research paper and one examination to be offered at the end of the course. Assignments account for 40%, research paper accounts for 30% while Examination accounts for 30% of the mark. Upon completion of the course, you shall be issued a Diploma Certificate and a course transcript.