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

Agricultural value chains employ half the global labour force, control half of the world's assets and account for some forty per cent 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 theory concepts and analytical tools are used to deal with the issues being discussed. Students apply and utilise the appropriate conceptual and theoretical models in workshop groups during the intensive, and then in a major assignment which is presented either as a traditional academic paper or a formal business report.

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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 Mon 07/06/2021 Thu 10/06/2021 Fri 23/07/2021 Wed 18/08/2021

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
33067 LE01 30 16 7 Jun - 7 Jun Monday 9am - 2pm Nexus10, 704/705, MBA Suite
8 Jun - 15 Jun Tuesday 9am - 2pm Nexus10, 706, MBA Suite
9 Jun - 16 Jun Wednesday 9am - 2pm Nexus10, 706, MBA Suite
11 Jun - 18 Jun Friday 9am - 2pm Nexus10, 704/705, MBA Suite
Note: This class is only available for face-to-face (on-campus) students.
33235 LE02 15 10 7 Jun - 7 Jun Monday 9am - 2pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
8 Jun - 15 Jun Tuesday 9am - 2pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
9 Jun - 16 Jun Wednesday 9am - 2pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
11 Jun - 18 Jun Friday 9am - 2pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
Note: This class is for offshore/interstate students only. Please refer to MyUni for details once enrolled.