MAB242 - Agribusiness Governance


2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Warrnambool, Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125

HSN105 or MAB251 or MAE101

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2 hour weekly class and 1 x 2 hour seminar every second week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 5 scheduled online seminars


This unit introduces students to analytical foundations to study various issues related to the governance of food and agribusiness industries. Issues such as the function of coordination and contracting from the value chain perspective will be covered. Students will also be provided with a solid understanding of the rationale for public policies and necessary analytical skills to evaluate their socio-economic and environmental impacts, as well as understanding of the dynamics in agricultural and food international trade. Discussions in this Unit will also cover current topics such as global food security, food safety and traceability with a focus on how improved governance in the industry can help tackle those issues

Hurdle requirement

Hurdle requirement: Submit all assessments

Unit Fee Information

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