PGP in Agribusiness Management

Indian Institute of Management Lucknow
In Lucknow

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  • Post Graduate Diploma
  • Lucknow
  • Duration:
    2 Years
Description

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Starts Location
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Lucknow
Prabandh Nagar, Off Sitapur Road,, 226013, Uttar Pradesh, India
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Course programme

PGP in Agribusiness Management

The two-year Post Graduate Programme in Agribusiness Management is a full -time residential course designed with the specific objective of developing agribusiness leaders, entrepreneurs, and intrapreneurs with a vision, competence and appropriate attitude for promoting/ growing agribusiness and agro-based enterprises with a strong international orientation.
Objectives
The programme has been designed to enable the learners to:
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Understand dynamics and complexities of the field of agribusiness in the emerging global context;
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Acquire professional skills in using appropriate management tools and techniques in the context of agribusiness; and
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Strive for excellence, commitment with positive attitude to work with the farmers towards their economic upliftment.
Innovative Features of the Programme
This innovative programme has the following features:
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A significant number of compulsory foundation courses in the functional areas of management in the first year blended with agricultural/ rural context specific courses in the second year.
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Significant field exposure to give hands-on experience and action orientation.

The curriculum is designed to impart knowledge and skills considered essential for managers to operate successfully in the increasingly dynamic and complex environment. It sharpens and deepens the student's understanding at different levels:
The individual in the organisational setting; The environmental context of the organisation; The dynamics of organisational functioning; and The analytical tools and techniques required in the management of organisation effectively Understanding the interdependent nature of organisational dynamics and its managerial implications is the basic thrust of the curriculum. It helps the student acquire conceptual and analytical abilities required for making and implementing managerial decisions effectively.
The First Year academic work, spread over three terms, is a compulsory package of 22 foundation (core) courses designed to provide basic knowledge of concepts, tools and techniques in various functional areas and relevant disciplines.
The two-month compulsory Summer Training in industrial and business organisations follows the first year course work. The summer training is aimed at providing exposure to the real life working environment. Students are required to work on specific, time-bound organisation related assignments.
The Second Year academic work, spread over three terms, comprises two compulsory courses of integrative nature along with a package of 15 elective courses of advanced and applied nature. These provide students the opportunity to develop in depth understanding and concentration in the areas of their special interest. The students can also take up to two Courses of Independent Study (CIS) as elective, or one Dissertation Project which is equivalent to two elective courses spread over Term-V and Term-VI.
The entire package of courses is regularly reviewed, modified, updated and augmented keeping in view the industry requirements, latest developments in the specific subject areas and changes in the social and geo-political scenario that impinge on the management practices.


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