Agribusiness Finance and Risk 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
AFR08 17 Jun 2024 - 21 Jun 2024 5 days Kisumu, Kenya KES 84,000 | $1,100 Register
AFR08 17 Jun 2024 - 21 Jun 2024 5 days Kampala, Uganda $1,900 Register
AFR08 17 Jun 2024 - 21 Jun 2024 5 days Accra, Ghana $2,400 Register
AFR08 24 Jun 2024 - 28 Jun 2024 5 days Nakuru, Kenya KES 84,000 | $1,100 Register
AFR08 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
17 Jun - 21 Jun 2024
5 days
Kampala
$1,900
17 Jun - 21 Jun 2024
5 days
Accra
$2,400
24 Jun - 28 Jun 2024
5 days
Nakuru
KES 84,000 $1,100
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 finance plays a key role in setting up an agribusiness enterprise being a major factor of production. Therefore; this training explores the use of specific management tools to improve decision-making within an agribusiness firm so as to ensure effective sourcing and application of financial resources.

Agricultural risk management, on the other hand, is fundamental as it determines the rate at which an enterprise is to thrive and even last in the market. The aims of this training is to help participants realize their long-term organizational goals and objectives which are profit maximization which can only be achieved through cost minimization and output maximization.

DURATION

5 days

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This course is intended for various actors in 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 programs


Course Level:

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

By the end of the training, the learner will be able to:        

  • Gain skills in agribusiness investment and agribusiness finance.
  • Understand how financial statements are constructed in the agricultural sector and the general rules of construction they follow.
  • Acquire skills in agribusiness lending.
  • Identify major agricultural credit risks alongside the other agribusiness risks.
  • Understand risk mitigation and management tools for agricultural investment risks.
  • Understand financial data and what it says about a firm's condition and direction.
  • Acquire skills in capital budgeting, how cash budgets are used to determine the process and how cash resources will be acquired and allocated over time by the agribusiness entity.

COURSE OUTLINE 

Module 1: Introduction to agribusiness investment

  • Agribusiness dynamics
  • Agribusiness producers
  • Nature of agribusiness products
  • Risks and uncertainty in agribusiness
  • Why is investment risk important?
  • Requirements for rural investment
  • Trading in agribusiness

Module 2: Introduction to agribusiness finance

  • Importance of rural and agricultural finance
  • Features of rural and agribusiness finance
  • Sources of agribusiness finance
  • Future needs in agriculture finance

Module 3: Essentials of agribusiness finance

  • Financial planning process
  • Financial analysis and control of agribusiness projects
  • Capital budgeting and long-term decision making
  • Management of financial intermediaries serving agriculture
  • Role of technology in agribusiness finance
  • Gender and access to agribusiness finance

Module 4: Agribusiness lending

  • Agribusiness entities
  • Borrowing needs
  • Microfinance institutions role and impacts in financing SMEs
  • Credit delivery methodologies
  • Overview of the agriculture credit cycle
  • Credit decision process

Module 5: Risk mitigation and management for agricultural investment

  • Key challenges for rural and agricultural financial service provision
  • Risk management in rural financial institutions
  • Agribusiness credit risk measurement and management tools
  • Public risk mitigation approaches
  • Key policy issues

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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 or +250 789 621 067

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

PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before the cut off date stated below. 

Send proof of payment to [email protected]


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