Credit points: 15
Agribusiness describes the food and fibre production and marketing system, which is made up of thousands of businesses ranging from small farms to large multinational companies. In this subject you will be introduced to managers and the management of food, fibre and agribusiness firms. In doing so you will explore the concepts, processes, ideas, issues and experiences of managers and management that will enhance your effectiveness in performing the functions and tasks of an agribusiness manager.
SchoolLa Trobe Business School
Subject Co-ordinatorTimothy Clune
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Learning ActivitiesRegional case study, individual reflection, major assignment
Prerequisites Must be enrolled in LBBAB, LMBBP or LBBCS, or obtain coordinator approval
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Special conditionsStudents enrolled at Shepparton Campus are eligible to enrol in this subject as an elective.
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
AuthorBarnard, F.L., Akridge, J.t., Dooley, F.J., Foltz, J.C. and Yeager, E.A.
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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Shepparton, 2021, Week 31-45, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTimothy Clune
Block ModeWeek: 40 - 40
Four 8.00 h block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 40 to week 40 and delivered via face-to-face.
This intensive component will be held during the mid-semester break. Students will also be expected to undertake between 1-3 hours per week of online learning and assessment activities.
Individual case study (1,000 words) This assessment is to be completed and feedback returned to students prior to attending the block-mode component of the subject.
Individual reflection (1,500 words)
Major Assignment (2,000 words)