MGMT 026

Horticultural Management Systems A

Course overview

You’ll grow your knowledge of horticultural enterprise systems, identify the components and the relationships between them and also look at commercial management, production economics and enterprise budgeting.

Course information

Prerequisites and Restrictions You must satisfy the following requirement(s):
  • a minimum average grade of C across the course(s) specified below
  • restriction Horticultural Systems, MGMT-22
  • restriction Horticultural Systems, MGMT-22A
  • restriction Horticultural Systems, MGMT-22B
  • restriction Principles of Management, MGMT-23
  • restriction Principles of Management, MGMT-23A
  • restriction Principles of Management, MGMT-23B
Credits 15
Domestic fees $934.00

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the basic principles of horticultural management.
  2. Understand the importance of horticulture in the Aotearoa-New Zealand economy and understand some of the horticultural systems involved.
  3. Show an understanding of how New Zealand’s agribusiness and financial systems operate, including options for the acquisition of capital and debt servicing.
  4. Identify how land and other assets are valued, and understand the principle of rural and small business capital and finance.
  5. Recognise the different types of horticultural systems found in New Zealand.
  6. Observe, record, interpret and analyse physical and financial data for a horticultural enterprise.

Course examiners

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Gagan Jain

Lecturer, Horticultural Systems Management

Faculty of Agribusiness and Commerce