MAB251 - Agribusiness Resource Management

Year:

2020 unit information

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

HSN105 or MAE101 or SLE103

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 and access to weekly online consultation hours

Content

This Unit provides necessary conceptual frameworks and analytical tools for students to assess the structure of the food and agricultural markets, identify market opportunities as well as challenges and risks; and, therefore, make an informed business management decision. An overview of relevant and basic management, financial, and marketing concepts as well as the economic principles underlying behind the functioning of the food and agricultural systems and market structure will be covered. Students will also be provided with a solid understanding of the interlinkages between food and agricultural market structure, international and domestic policies and sustainability issues. Central to the unit is developing students’ ability to identify and present potential improvements in food and agribusinesses to enhance profitability taking into consideration global and local market dynamics as well the aspects of sustainability and resource availability.

Hurdle requirement

Hurdle requirement: submit all assessments, and must have submitted Assessment 2 to be able to do Assessment 3

Unit Fee Information

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