Agriculture and Farm Management Training

Environmental & Agriculture

Course Info

Duration: 2 Weeks

Type: In Classroom

Available Dates

Venue

  • Sep-27-2021

    Madrid

  • Oct-04-2021

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Oct-04-2021

    London

  • Oct-11-2021

    Istanbul

  • Oct-11-2021

    Dubai

  • Oct-18-2021

    Paris

  • Oct-18-2021

    Geneva

  • Oct-25-2021

    Madrid

  • Nov-08-2021

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Nov-08-2021

    London

  • Nov-15-2021

    Istanbul

  • Nov-15-2021

    Dubai

  • Nov-22-2021

    Paris

  • Nov-22-2021

    Geneva

  • Nov-29-2021

    Madrid

  • Dec-06-2021

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Dec-06-2021

    London

  • Dec-13-2021

    Istanbul

  • Dec-13-2021

    Dubai

  • Dec-20-2021

    Paris

  • Dec-20-2021

    Geneva

  • Dec-27-2021

    Madrid

  • Jan-03-2022

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Jan-03-2022

    London

  • Jan-10-2022

    Istanbul

  • Jan-10-2022

    Dubai

  • Jan-17-2022

    Paris

  • Jan-17-2022

    Geneva

  • Jan-24-2022

    Madrid

  • Feb-07-2022

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Feb-07-2022

    London

  • Feb-14-2022

    Istanbul

  • Feb-14-2022

    Dubai

  • Feb-21-2022

    Paris

  • Feb-21-2022

    Geneva

  • Feb-28-2022

    Madrid

  • Mar-07-2022

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Mar-07-2022

    London

  • Mar-14-2022

    Istanbul

  • Mar-14-2022

    Dubai

  • Mar-21-2022

    Paris

  • Mar-21-2022

    Geneva

  • Mar-28-2022

    Madrid

  • Apr-04-2022

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Apr-04-2022

    London

  • Apr-11-2022

    Istanbul

  • Apr-11-2022

    Dubai

  • Apr-18-2022

    Paris

  • Apr-18-2022

    Geneva

  • Apr-25-2022

    Madrid

Course Details

Course Outline

10 days course

 

Strategic Planning

 

  • Planning procedures; the policy formulation approach,
  • Strategic management approach, initial strategy approach;
  • Farm business structures;
  • Management plans; financial terminology and the money market;
  • Finding finance;
  • Rural finance sources;
  • Financial terminology and record keeping;

 

Business Plans

 

  • Farm Planning;
  • Quality management systems;
  • Whole farm planning; Preparing a business plan;
  • Integrated production plans.

 

Business Assessment

 

  • Business goals;
  • Factors involved in business assessment;
  • Considering factors affecting your business;
  • Drawing conclusions.

 

Viability Analysis

 

  • Assessing profit;
  • Risk analysis and managing risk;
  • Standards; Cost efficiency;
  • Cost of production;
  • Quality and quantity standards;
  • Financial records;
  • The bookkeeping process;
  • End of period accounting;
  • Cash flow; Example of budget;
  • Sensitivity analysis.

 

Management Strategies

 

  • Organising the workplace;
  • Scheduling;
  • Production systems; system variables;
  • Animal production systems;
  • Lot feeding;
  • Cropping systems;
  • Polyculture;
  • Office systems; Computers;
  • Business diversification; Value adding.

 

Human Resources

 

  • Supervision;
  • Organisational structures;
  • Leadership; Workplace changes;
  • Interviewing, recruitment and staff induction;
  • Giving instructions; managing human resources;
  • Work scheduling;

 

Health and safety

 

  • Occupational Health and safety;
  • Duty of care;
  • Protective equipment;
  • Dealing with chemicals;
  • Handling tools and equipment;
  • Safety auditing.

 

Physical Resources

 

  • Managing equipment, machinery and buildings;
  • Managing physical resources;
  • Engineering efficiency;
  • Animal structures.

 

Natural Resources

 

  • Land Care programs;
  • Rehabilitation;
  • Trees; Erosion control;
  • Soil degradation; Salinity;
  • Soil acidification: Compaction;
  • Chemical Residues;
  • Water management;
  • Water quality;
  • Irrigation and watering systems.

 

Regulations and legislation

 

  • The Agriculture Regulations
  • The Agricultural Products, Food and Drink Regulations
  • The Specific Food Hygiene Regulations
  • Contract law; Elements of a simple contract