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Agribusiness is a sub-field of business, management and organisation studies that deals with making profit from agriculture and corporate farming. Agribusiness includes the production, processing, and inventory of agricultural goods. It involves the management of agronomic equipment and technologies, raw materials, suppliers, work force and other resources involved in agriculture. Similar disciplines include: animal management, forestry and nature management, management of the living environment, agricultural economics, and rural enterprise.

Students get an insight into the processes of production and supply chain, from raw production to reaching the consumer, and all the stages in between: trade, management and consultancy, activities of businesses involved in horticulture and food chains. Masters in Agribusiness typically cover topics such as agricultural economics, farm product marketing, quality management, the sustainability of agricultural chains, agribusiness international marketplaces and others. Specialisations include international agribusiness and trade, food and agribusiness, international horticulture and marketing, agricultural entrepreneurship, agribusiness management, sustainable agribusiness and innovation, food marketing and retail.

Graduates in agribusiness can work in a diverse range of industries and positions from accounting, insurance and banking, to managing seed production, farm management, international marketing or retail sales. Professionals can practice in product development corporations, retail marketing firms, food processing companies, consultancy agencies, and public, governmental or financial institutions.

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Suggested Short Courses in Agribusiness

Certificate Food and Innovation in Rural Transition - The Tuscany Case

The course aims to increase awareness and competencies about food issues and transition in agriculture and rural areas and to prepare students in order to design future sustainable transitions pathways able to meet medium and long-term societal and consumer demands. The Food and Innovation in Rural Transition - The Tuscany Case is offered at University of Pisa.

Certificate Industry Readiness, Job Guarantee Programme

Are you struggling to find your first job in food and agribusiness? Have you found your first position but want to progress more quickly? We are working with ambitious young professionals to give them the perfect career head start with Agribusiness Academy's Industry Readiness Program.

United Kingdom
Certificate Sustainable Sourcing

Are you concerned that you’re adding too much risk in your sourcing just for short term financial gain? Have you developed the wrong strategies or you’re struggling to find necessary improvements? If so, this course is perfect for and even includes expert one-to-one coaching to help you identify problems and quickly develop new strategies.

United Kingdom
Short Course Food Production: Tradition and Innovation

After providing an overview about biochemical background, nutritional value and health-related issues linked of the Mediterranean diet, the Food Production: Tradition and Innovation course at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore will cover the ‘farm-to-fork’ pathway of typical food types of the Po Valley.