MBA IN AGRI BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
MBA in agribusiness management emphases on imparting knowledge to students in the ideologies and practices of agricultural production, value addition, supply chain, international trends, marketing and its future challenges. The program aims to increase the production and commercially encourage farming activities. It is designed for the students who are interested in enhancing the status of India’s agricultural sector. This program is linked with the areas like agriculture processing, agriculture input, its productions, marketing and manufacture and covers a vast range of features of economics besides larger segments of management. It is a 2 years course that are divided into semesters/terms. Institutes mostly have two semesters or three semesters per annum. MBA in Agribusiness management is also available through distance learning. The minimum duration of the course for distance mode is 2 years and the maximum duration is 4 years.
ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY FOR MBA IN AGRI BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
Candidates applying for MBA in Agribusiness management are required to complete a Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years’ duration in any discipline from a recognized university with 50% of marks in aggregate. Along with it, candidates should also qualify any nationalized entrance examination such as CAT/MAT/GMAT/XAT, etc. depending on the requirements of the institute.
AGRI BUSINESS MANAGEMENT MBA SYLLABUS
The courses for initial first year remains same in all the MBA courses. Specialization begins from the second year with subjects such as:
- Environment and Agri-Business Management Marketing
- Organizational Behavior and Ethos
- Financial Management for Agri-Business
- Agribusiness and Rural Marketing
- Human Resource Management
- Research Methods in Agri-Business Management
- Business Law and Ethics
- Entrepreneurship and Project Management Computer Applications
- Strategic Management
- Some elective subject includes:
- Fertilizer Technology and Management
- Seed Production and Technology
- Management of Biotech companies
- Feed Business Management
- Poultry and Hatchery Management
- Fruit Production and Post-Harvest Management
- Food Technology and Processing Management
- Technology Management for Livestock Products
- Agro-Chemical and Technology Management
DISTANCE MBA ADMISSION AND FEES STRUCTURE
The fees ranges from 3,00,000 INR to 8,00,000 INR depending on the institutes providing various facilities for its students.
SCOPE OF MBA IN AGRI BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
Agri-business management has a promising career scope in India, with India being ranked 2nd in the world in agricultural and farm output. The program generates a platform to inspire and deliver systemic supervision to its students to fulfill their dreams as entrepreneurs in agricultural sectors. Students also undergo practical training sessions to improve their practical skills. The course includes knowledge on production, marketing and trading the agricultural-related products through research and practical applications, thereby improving the agricultural scenario of the country.
Graduates completing MBA in Agri-business management have a number of options open for job. Graduate can get employment in any private or government related industries. Graduates can be hired in the following industries/companies: Farming Industry, Food Production Companies, Marketing Industry, Food Production Companies and Retail Industry. Some of the job designations given to these graduates are: Agriculture Policy Analyst, Market Analyst, Financer, Farm Appraiser, Quality Controller, Bio-compost Sales Head, Relationship Manager, Operation Manager.