The Master of Agribusiness

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The Master of Agribusiness (MAB) program is unique because it deals with agriculture products produced under condition of risk and volatility and because it deals with food, with all its attendant security, safety and nutritional aspects. It focuses on enhancing specific skills required to make effective business decisions within the concept of food and fibre business, from input suppliers through primary producers to wholesalers, processors, retailers in a competitive, consumer –directed market.
The courses I have taken and activities I have been involved in so far have really broaden my understanding and enhanced my analytical skills required in the day-to-day work environment . I have the opportunity to learn collaboratively with other agribusiness professionals, students and staff. Skills in team management and communication are directly enhanced through the program, the collaborative learning approach enables me to learn from real- world scenarios, examine different aspects of problems, minimize the complexity, share findings and negotiate solutions. I have full access to subject materials needed for the courses, and a great opportunity to learn from, and with other students and staff.
Through Agribusiness Management Economics I have gained an understanding of, and the ability to apply, key economic concepts and principles (demand, supply, marginal analysis etc). I have also experience, through case studies and application of economic to the US problems. Through the subject matter I have become familiar with market equilibrium demand, supply, the theory of the firm, market structure and the impact of government regulation and trade.
Financial Management has thought me how to understand the key concept of financial management relevant in analyzing situations, evaluating alternative actions, implementing actions and exercising control, interpreting financial…...

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