Agribusiness Development and Management Course


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We are proud to offer this course in a variety of training formats to suit your needs. We use the highest quality learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable as possible. Our face to face calendar allows you to choose any classroom course of your choice to be delivered at any venue of your choice - offering you the ultimate in convenience and value for money.


June 2024

Code Date Duration Location Fee Action
ADM06 17 Jun 2024 - 21 Jun 2024 5 days Kisumu, Kenya KES 84,000 | $1,100 Register
ADM06 24 Jun 2024 - 28 Jun 2024 5 days Nakuru, Kenya KES 84,000 | $1,100 Register
ADM06 17 Jun 2024 - 21 Jun 2024 5 days Accra, Ghana $2,400 Register
ADM06 24 Jun 2024 - 28 Jun 2024 5 days Pretoria, South Africa $2,400 Register
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June 2024

Date
Duration
Location
Fee
Action
17 Jun - 21 Jun 2024
5 days
Kisumu
KES 84,000 $1,100
24 Jun - 28 Jun 2024
5 days
Nakuru
KES 84,000 $1,100
17 Jun - 21 Jun 2024
5 days
Accra
$2,400
24 Jun - 28 Jun 2024
5 days
Pretoria
$2,400
I Want To See More Dates...

Unfortunately, we do not have any dates scheduled at this time. Do you have a date in mind when you would like to take your training?

Request Custom Schedule

Contact Us on (+254) 715 077 817 / (+254) 792 516 000 or email us [email protected].


INTRODUCTION

Agribusiness denotes the collective business activities that are performed from the farm to the market. It covers the supply of agricultural inputs, the production, and transformation of agricultural products and their distribution to final consumers. It is one of the main generators of employment and income worldwide.

Agribusiness is characterized by raw materials that are mostly perishable, variable in quality and not regularly available. The sector is subject to stringent regulatory controls on consumer safety, product quality, and environmental protection. This training is intended to introduce the participants to agricultural production and marketing as a means to sustain their livelihoods.

DURATION

5 days

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This course is intended for various actors in the Agriculture Extension (Agricultural extension officers, senior agricultural officials and policy makers) working with communities, in governments, funding agencies, Research organizations and non-government organizations among others for Agriculture support activities and other Development programmes.


Course Level:

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

By the end of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Understand the nature of agribusiness products
  • Gain knowledge on operations planning and management in agribusiness
  • Gain insight on the macroeconomic forces affecting agribusiness development and their impacts
  • Gain skills on of agribusiness development as a source of livelihood
  • Gain knowledge on farm income and investment analysis
  • Understand the means of handling agribusiness products to minimize post-harvest losses
  • Gain skills in agricultural marketing
  • Gain knowledge on technological skills applied in agriculture

TOPICS TO BE COVERED

Agribusiness Development Planning

  • Overview of rural agribusiness development
  • Nature of agribusiness products
  • Production resources

Agricultural Marketing

  • Agricultural marketing concepts
  • Farm marketing objectives and strategies
  • Target marketing
  • Market research
  • Managing marketing

Operation Planning and Management

  • Production planning and budgeting
  • Value-added product processing
  • Appropriate post-harvest technology
  • Agribusiness contracting
  • Agricultural cooperatives, credit, and financing
  • Farm income and investment analysis

Agribusiness Extension Techniques

  • Training needs and contents identification
  • Selecting training methods and techniques
  • Planning and implementation of extension programs

Macroeconomic Forces Affecting Agribusiness Development and their Impacts on Agribusiness

  • Political-Legal forces
  • Social-Cultural forces
  • Technological and Economic force

Introduction to Development Technologies in Agribusiness

  • Data analysis in Agribusiness
  • ICT in Agriculture
  • GIS and Remote Sensing application in Agriculture
  • Monitoring and Evaluation in Agriculture

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Course Administration Details:

METHODOLOGY

The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.

ACCREDITATION

Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).

TRAINING VENUE

The training will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.

ACCOMMODATION AND AIRPORT PICKUP

Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email:[email protected].  

Mob: +254 715 077 817

TAILOR- MADE

This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817.

Mob: +254 792516000+254 792516010 or +25078921067or mail [email protected] or [email protected]

PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank before the course start date.

Send proof of payment to [email protected]


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