The MBA programme in Agric-Business prepares students to improve professionalism in business practices and entrepreneurship development. The programme equally trains them to fill middle and senior-level management positions in business, commerce, industry, and government. With their education and training, they can effectively manage an existing Agric-Business or set up their own businesses since the programme also emphasizes self-employment and consultancy.
It helps participants acquire leadership skills, human relations, analytical, evaluative, qualitative and communicative skills needed for management of agribusinesses. Also expose students to integrative, interdisciplinary and dynamic nature of business and administrative processes especially as they relate to agricultural undertakings.
- Managerial Economics
- Strategic Management and Planning
- Accounting Practice
- Business Communication
- Finance Management
- Marketing Process and Practice
- Business Ethics
- Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility
- Business Law
- Leadership in Business Organizations
- Seminar on Human Resource Management
- Research Methodology
Third Semester (Seminar)
During the third semester, MBA students who specialize in Agric Business will make the following seminar presentations as final coursework:
- Seminar on Agricultural Business Management
- Seminar on Agricultural Financing
- Seminar on Agricultural Cooperatives and Warehousing
- Seminar on Agricultural Marketing and Trading
- Seminar on Agricultural Value Chain
- Lectures 10
- Quizzes 0
- Skill level Masters
- Language English
- Students 0
- Assessments Yes
Economics and Decision-Making Process; Understanding the Micro and Macro Environment of Business (specifically the Macroeconomic Variables); Demand and Supply; Types of Market Models; Theory of Games
Strategic Management and Planning
Concept of Management and Planning; Principles of Strategic Management; Professionalism in Management; issues in strategic planning.
Understanding the principles of business ethics; Types of Business Ethics; Corporate Culture; Decision-Making; Data Privacy; Ethical Due Diligence; Trust.
Core Topics in Accounting Practice; Core Topics in Management Accounting Practice; Core Topics in Auditing; Core Topics in Accounting Theory and Corporate Reporting.
Money and its Relevance to Business and the Economy; Sources of Business Finance; Bank Lending and its Implications for Business; Aspects of Financial Management/Corporate Finance; Monetary and Fiscal Policies
Marketing Process and Practice
General Marketing Principles, Marketing Communications Systems; Consumer and Buyer Behaviour Analysis; Professionalism in Marketing Practice; Ethical Issues in Marketing.
Understanding important topics in business communication; Business meetings; Social Media; Corporate Emails; Business Letters; Blog Communication
Topics in Business Law; Contracts; The law of Corporations and the other Business Organizations; Security Law; Intellectual Property; Antitrust; Commercial Paper; Pension and Benefits; Secured Transactions; Trust and Estates; The Legal Environment of Business.
Application of Scientific Methods in the Study and Analysis of Business Activities; Research Designs; Data Collection Methods; Sampling Techniques; Data Analysis Methods, Measurement Scales; Interpretation and Presentation of Business Research Results; Applications of Research in Business Problem-Solving.