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AGRIBUS 7059 - Experiences and Insights in Agri-food Systems

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: Trimester 3
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Week-long intensive
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Discovery Experience – Working: Yes
Quota: 20 due to bus logistical constraints.
Assumed Knowledge: Basic business principles assumed, but not necessary
Assessment: Assignments, presentation, participation

AGRIBUS 7059 is an elective course in the Faculty of Professions and is targeted to students who want to gain practical experience with leading agribusiness firms in South Australia. Students will be introduced to some key principles around understanding value chains & industry networks, focusing on end consumers & market requirements, innovation, business to business collaboration & competition and an overview of the South Australian food industry. On the field trips to a variety of local agribusiness firms, senior company managers will present on their business strategy, challenges and opportunities, before allowing interactive discussion and questions from the students. This course is designed to give students a competitive edge by not just explaining the background theory but by exposing them to the practicalities of running a successful agribusiness firm in today's global marketplace.

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Commonwealth supported
Full fee paying

Study Level

Postgraduate Coursework
Non Award

Program of Study

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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 3 Mon 21/09/2020 Wed 30/09/2020 Wed 25/11/2020 Not Available

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Seminar
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
36089 SE01 20 FULL 14 Sep - 14 Sep Monday 8:30am - 1pm Barr Smith South, 2051, Teaching Room
18 Sep - 18 Sep Friday 9am - 5pm Barr Smith South, 2051, Teaching Room
Note: Available face-to-face (on-campus).
Related Class: Fieldwork
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
36088 FL01 20 FULL 14 Sep - 14 Sep Monday 1pm - 5pm  
15 Sep - 17 Sep Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9am - 5pm  
Note: Please be aware this course runs the entire week. Additional to the class room sessions timetabled, site visits are undertaken Monday 1-5pm and full day Tuesday to Thursday. Depending on the sites and travel time, the day may start before 9am and extend past 5pm. A detailed timetable available on MyUni. This course is restricted to MGFAB and MAGRIBUS students only.