University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

AGRIBUS 7056 - Management and Performance of Global Food Chains

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: Trimester 2
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Intensive of 5 days over 2 weeks
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Assumed Knowledge: Basic understanding of agriculture & food production & marketing; basic understanding of microeconomic principles
Assessment: Assignments, oral presentation, participation in discussion and in-class exercises

Agricultural value chains employ half the global labour force, control half of the world's assets and account for some forty percent of consumer purchases. This course explores the management and performance issues surrounding agriculture and food value chains in both developed and developing countries. Students learn the practical, conceptual and academic aspects of value chain assessment and management, including: (i) learning techniques and methods for mapping supply chains and assessing performance; (ii) examining how value chain relationships and information flows impact business outcomes; (iii) investigating strategic supply chain management concepts; and (iv) studying the major trends in value chain management. Basic economic theoretical concepts and analytical tools are used to deal with the issues being discussed.

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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Trimester 2 Tue 09/06/2020 Thu 11/06/2020 Wed 19/08/2020 Not Available

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
33057 LE01 40 15 1 Jun - 3 Jun Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 9am - 2pm Schulz, 214, Teaching Room
1 Jun - 3 Jun Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 2pm - 4pm Schulz, 214, Teaching Room
9 Jun - 10 Jun Tuesday, Wednesday 9am - 2pm Schulz, 214, Teaching Room
9 Jun - 10 Jun Tuesday, Wednesday 2pm - 4pm Schulz, 214, Teaching Room