Agribusiness Entrepreneurship

The labour market is constantly changing. Now with the digital revolution and digital transformation being everywhere, we see all professions changing completely. Agriculture is one of the oldest sectors in the labour market if not the oldest sector but of course, agriculture is going to change as well. It already has, and in the years to come, it will change even more.

Course Overview

The labour market is constantly changing. Now with the digital revolution and digital transformation being everywhere, we see all professions changing completely. Agriculture is one of the oldest sectors in the labour market if not the oldest sector but of course, agriculture is going to change as well. It already has, and in the years to come, it will change even more. Traditional agricultural businesses are now different. Being a farmer today has absolutely nothing to do with being a farmer 20 years ago. The concept of agribusiness has now infiltrated the sector. But exactly what is an agribusiness and how is it able to help younger people return to agriculture as a promising profession?

According to major financial websites, agribusiness is the business sector encompassing farming as well as farming-related commercial activities. A business in the agribusiness sector is a business that includes all the steps required to send an agricultural product to the market. From production to processing to the distribution. Nowadays, across Europe and of course, across the world, agribusinesses are an important component of the economy. Especially in countries with a lot of rural lands that border with a lot of other countries seeing as agricultural products are now often being exported. However, to understand agribusiness one must dive deeper into the meaning of the concept.

An agribusiness must inspect and evolve all the different aspects of creating an agricultural product. Agricultural products can be anything from animal products overweight to harvesting fruits and vegetables. As of the profession of agriculture involves the techniques that farmers use to raise animals, harvest fruit and vegetables, and so on.

What you’ll learn
    • Gain mastery of the profitability, sustainability, digital trends in agriculture, marketing, distribution value chains, and agribusiness finances.
    • Gain knowledge of how to spot and develop business possibilities in a field of interest, such as sustainable agriculture and food production.
    • Focus on creating bankable business and marketing strategies for a new enterprise in sustainable agriculture and food production.
    • Understand the basics of small company management in the agricultural and food production industries.
    • Cultivate the leadership characteristics and intellectual soundness demanded of a successful entrepreneur.
Requirements

Candidates must;

  • Be proficient in English Language.
  • Have access to either a computer or smartphone with internet connectivity.
  • Be equipped with quality webcam and headphones.
Duration & Fees
  • Regular – 8 Weeks – ₦150,000
  • Fast-Track – 6 Weeks – ₦225,000
Program Dates
  • December, 2023 – February, 2024
  • March – May, 2024
  • June – August, 2024
  • September – November, 2024

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