Path to Profitability in Agribusiness
Path to Profitability in Agribusiness
Knowledge Booster

Path to Profitability in Agribusiness

$25.00
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This knowledge booster deals with two different business contexts: one, a family business dealing with Mango production in a tropical environment; and the other a co-operation of a group of 10 greenhouse vegetable growers in the Netherlands.

Program Title Path to Profitability in Agribusiness
Course Type Knowledge Booster

This knowledge booster deals with two different business contexts: one, a family business dealing with Mango production in a tropical environment; and the other a co-operation of a group of 10 greenhouse vegetable growers in the Netherlands.

Using these specific business contexts this course takes the learner through a set of dilemmas related to their competitiveness and profitability and how to approach resolving them. While the context is that of horticulture, approach to overcoming the status-quo challenges and learning derived from it can be applied in a wide range of business contexts within food and agribusiness. If you operate in food and agribusiness you will be able to relate to the situations within this course and learn to approach and resolve them appropriately.

This guided learning scenario is designed to enhance learners' ability to:

  1. Understand strategic and tactical dilemmas in an undifferentiated and unprofitable business context within food and agribusiness
  2. Understand the approach to creating and delivering a differentiated and competitive value proposition
  3. Action your understanding on the innovation dilemma's the businesses are facing and learn from them
BUSINESS SCENARIO 1 - THE CASE OF A TROPICAL FRUIT PRODUCTION COMPANY
  • Formulating the problem
  • Dealing with food losses
  • Outside-in perspective
  • Value creation opportunities
  • Pursuing the value creation
  • Choice of technology
BUSINESS SCENARIO 2 - THE CASE OF 10 GREENHOUSE VEGETABLE PRODUCERS
  • Differentiated value proposition
  • Differentiated value proposition
  • Market positioning 
  • Distribution strategy
  • Complementary chain partnerships 
  • Food Sustainability 

It will guide the learner through practical scenarios designed to apply new thinking & knowledge to address competitiveness & profitability dilemmas.

This course is suitable for:

  1. Entrepreneurs running a growing business with food and agribusiness and seeking for innovation within their business operations
  2. Professionals working in the industry that is looking to understand ways to find differentiation and profitability for their business
  3. Graduating students ready to face the real world as professionals or as entrepreneurs
  4. Students preparing for their internship interviews

 

"I've never been able to learn so much in a short space of time" - undergraduate, Netherlands.

"It's totally unique - being able to see what other learners are thinking helped me gain new perspectives" - recent graduate, India.

Modular multi-media video bits explaining different concepts which the learner can self-pace.

With an understanding and experience of food and agribusiness, the Live session will run for approximately 1-1.5 hours. A discussion forum will be open to continuing the discussion afterwards, as well as interacting with people from other live sessions.

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