AGRICULTURAL MANAGEMENT ECONOMICS
Credit points: 15
This subject will provide students with skills in understanding and analysing the profitable use, maintenance and improvement of resources in agricultural businesses. Topics will include farm management analysis; financial management; profit, cash flows and business structure; gearing and growth; activity analysis and budgeting; investment analysis; risk analysis and risk management; and resource maintenance and improvement. The subject will include a farm visit associated with a case study on the agricultural business.
Subject Co-ordinatorAnthony Gendall
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
The Farming Game: Agricultural Management and Marketing
AuthorB. Malcolm, J. Makeham and V. Wright
PublisherCAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
Location of WBL activity (region)N/A
WBL addtional requirementsN/A
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 06-10, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnthony Gendall
Computer LaboratoryWeek: 6 - 6
Four 3.00 h computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 6 to week 6 and delivered via face-to-face.
ExaminationWeek: 8 - 8
One 2.00 h examination per study period on weekdays during the day from week 8 to week 8 and delivered via face-to-face.
Field TripWeek: 6 - 6
One 8.00 h field trip per study period on weekdays during the day from week 6 to week 6 and delivered via face-to-face.
LectureWeek: 6 - 6
Four 3.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 6 to week 6 and delivered via face-to-face.
Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 8 - 8
One 3.00 h lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 8 to week 8 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 1750-word financial report. Due Week 7
One 2-hour examination (essay style and short answers) (2000 word equivalent). In Week 9.
|Central exam||Individual||No||50||SILO3, SILO4|
Four 100-word tutorial -based exercises (equivalent to 400 words)
|Other||Individual||No||10||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|