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Certificate in

Agribusiness

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Course Overview

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PAYMENT OPTIONS

This course can be paid off through an interest free payment plan of between $30 – $40 per week. Alternatively, this course qualifies for a discount for upfront payment.

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COURSE DURATION

3 key modules made up of 26 lessons. Completion of this course requires approximately 300 hours of study.

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TUTOR SUPPORT

Just because you are studying online, doesn’t mean you are studying alone. Feel totally supported with access to full tutor support over the phone and via email 6 days a week.

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Accreditation

This certificate is accredited through the International Approval & Registration Centre (IARC). A non-profit, global organisation to help you gain employment.

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24/7 ACCESS

Access to your course online 24/7, allowing you to study when it suits your schedule. When you are ready to learn, the learning management system is ready to teach.

Calling all Agricultural enthusiasts! Or even those who are looking to work in an Agricultural sector!

This wonderful and informative course has been specifically designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge required to work within the Agricultural sector, more specifically, in a position pertaining to regional sales management, marketing, crop agronomy, and real estate sales and supporting administration or logistical roles.

Going forward, this course is ideal for individuals who are looking to secure well-paying jobs within the agricultural sector. This refers to individuals who either/or/both are interested in acquiring the knowledge necessary to successfully operate a commercial agricultural enterprise from a sales-driven perspective, for those looking to upskill their current knowledge in regard to agricultural marketing, product development and extension and for those looking to make an entrance into the industry. This course is also ideal for the development of professionals currently employed in the agricultural sector and who would like to take their career to the next level.

So what is an Agribusiness associate you ask? Most commonly individuals who work in agribusiness are involved with the supply of agricultural inputs such as fertilizers, agri-chemicals, animal health products, farm machinery and seed supply; either working for a wholesaler, independent retailer or in the processing stage of agricultural goods. Agribusiness people are responsible for the marketing of farm products, warehousing of goods and management of the logistical supply chain of goods and services; starting from the processing of new products to the storage and warehousing of goods, right down to the transport of goods directly to the farmer. Agribusiness also relates to the field of rural real estate sales and rural development, as well as commodity trading.

The skills you will gain from this course will be ideal for those individuals who are seeking progression within an Agricultural sector and is also perfect for those individuals who are looking to get a competitive edge in their job applications.

Just as easily, this course could be ideal for those individuals working in other sectors of the plant and animal protection industries, horticulture, viticulture, livestock and animal welfare industries.

Who knows? After this course, you could even go further to study Agribusiness professionally!

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Course Outline

Module 1 – Agricultural Marketing

  1. Agricultural Marketing Concepts
  2. Farm Marketing Objectives and Strategies
  3. Target Marketing
  4. Handling Produce
  5. Customer Relations
  6. Market Research
  7. Promotions
  8. Managing Marketing

Module 2 – Sales Management

  1. Developing Sales Concepts
  2. Developing Sales Relationships
  3. Sales Ethics
  4. Building Product Knowledge
  5. Developing a Customer Strategy
  6. Presentation Strategy Options
  7. Closing a Sale
  8. Managing Yourself
  9. Managing a Sales Team
  10. Building quality partnerships

Module 3 – Agronomy

  1. Introduction to agronomic practices
  2. Culture – what influences crop growth
  3. Crop husbandry practices
  4. Seed and seed management
  5. Arable cereal crops
  6. Arable broadleaf crops
  7. Harvesting
  8. Crop management – special project

Electives

Upon graduation, take advantage of an elective module

Electives

  1. Farm Management
  2. Sales Skills
  3. Pasture Management
  4. Marketing Psychology
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