- PROGRAMME AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
- ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
- DURATION OF STUDY
- CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
- PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
The aim of the programme is to equip students with a balanced combination of knowledge and professional skills in applied agricultural operations and strategic business management.
The specific objectives are to:
- develop the conceptual and practical skills necessary for agribusiness leadership, management decision-making, policy analysis and problem solving in an increasingly complex global market;- enable students to understand agribusiness value chain analysis and identify opportunities along the value chain;
- produce graduates who are competent in setting up and managing viable agribusiness ventures.
For entry into the Diploma Programme, students must have passed a minimum of five (5) subjects at Ordinary Level including English, Mathematics and a Science subject at grade C or better.
18 months Block Release and Conventional
Graduates will have a wide range of career options from which to choose in areas such as small, medium and large agribusiness companies, government departments and non-governmental organisations (NGOs).Examples include(but are not limited to) farm and agribusiness management, agri-preneurship, bookkeeping and accounting in agribusiness, contract farming, farm inputs sales/merchandising, administration of agribusiness finances and investments, commodity broking/trading and value chain management, business planning and market analysis, project implementation and management, field work, and business modelling.
ASDA1101 Business Foundations
ASDA1102 Introductory Economics
ASDA1103 Crop Production
ASDA1104 Farm Records and Bookkeeping
ASDA1105 Animal Production
ASDA1106 Agricultural Practice I
IDPL1101 Peace and Leadership Studies
ASDA1201 Foundations of Accounting
ASDA1202 Horticultural Production
ASDA1204 Agricultural Marketing and Logistics
ASDA1205 Business Ethics and Human Resources Management
ASDA1206 Agricultural Practice II
ASDA2101 Agribusiness Management and Strategy
ASDA2102 Post-Harvest Handling, Agro-processing and Value Addition
ASDA2103 Resource Management and Sustainable Agriculture
ASDA2104 Risk Management for Agribusiness
ASDA2105 Market Research and Product Development
ASDA2106 Agribusiness Project and Mentorship