Food and Agribusiness
Food and Agribusiness explores how the next wave of innovation in the industry represents the biggest transformation since the industrial revolution. Through case analyses and practical agribusiness scenarios, learners examine global challenges faced within the food and agriculture industries and develop a sound understanding of what it takes to manage an agricultural business.
You’ll investigate how insurance and financing, supply chain management, global food trade, and innovative technologies such as machine learning, sensing, and customer behavioural understanding can improve the efficiencies and cost-effectiveness of food and agribusiness industries (FAEs), and broaden your knowledge and understanding of the global challenges being faced within the food and agriculture industries.
max. 8 weeks
Estimated time per week
Agribusiness area managers, Agribusiness consultants, Agronomists
What will I learn?
Examine the root causes of current food and agribusiness issues with specific focus on how these issues will impact our societies and environment in the future
Assess an FAE’s objectives and procedures in order to inform an FAE policy proposal
Apply appropriate quantitative and analytical techniques to create a proposal tailored to the target audience (financiers, investors, governments, community members, policy makers, etc.)
Apply knowledge of food and agribusiness practices through the evaluation of market opportunities to develop an agribusiness plan
Evaluate quantitative and analytical techniques appropriate for assessing emerging food and agribusiness challenges and technologies
Identify and evaluate the ethical obligations and responsibilities of FAEs in achieving UN SDG GOAL #2
How will I learn?
What support will I receive?
When you have a dedicated team on your side, you'll never be alone studying at Nexford. Hailing from many different countries and with online education expertise, our faculty provides you world-class support. Ask them questions during one-to-one office hours or live chat , email them any time, and get individual feedback on your assessments.
Whilst you’re learning, you’ll also have full access to the Nexford online library, which includes access to millions of full-text articles, industry reports and key sources such as the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times and The Economist.
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