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MGMT 222

The Agribusiness Environment

Course overview

You’ll discover how different components of the agribusiness chains for selected Aotearoa-New Zealand sourced products are interlinked, and how these components affect one another.

Course information

Prerequisites and Restrictions You must satisfy the following requirement(s):
  • a minimum of 60 credit point(s) from the course(s) specified below
  • a minimum of 60 credit point(s) from the course(s) specified below
  • any level 100 course
  • any level 200 course
  • any level 300 course

Available semesters Semester 2 2021
Credits 15
Domestic fees $837.00

What you will learn

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

  1. Develop a comprehensive understanding of the fields of knowledge relevant to the different stages of global agribusiness and food value chains.
  2. Describe in-depth multi- and inter-disciplinary nature of the bio-physical environment and biological production systems and the impact these have on agribusiness and food supply chains.
  3. Explain the characteristics of agricultural, horticultural and other agribusiness industries.
  4. Be aware of the challenges and constraints of the application of marketing principles to agri- food products.
  5. Know the different approaches and dimensions of sustainability relevant to different stakeholders in global agribusiness and food marketing issues.
  6. Apply appropriate approaches, methods and tools to analyse, evaluate and solve problems related to real world agricultural production management issues.
  7. Integrate theory and practice from different disciplines to demonstrate a whole of supply chain perspective to complex social, economic and technical aspects of global food systems.

Course examiners

Sharon Lucock

Dr Sharon Lucock

Senior Lecturer

Department of Agribusiness and Markets

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