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MBA in Food and Agribusiness Management

The University of Guelph knows food. Few places in the world can match our depth of research, teaching and training across the food spectrum of food- production, food safety, food security and the impact of food on cultures, economics and the environment. We are Canada's "food university". We are building an international reputation as the place for solving food related problems.

MBA in Food and Agribusiness Management

The University of Guelph has been committed to studying and researching how to improve food production, processing and delivery for the past 150 years, through Guelph's Online MBA in Food and agribusiness Management, the College of Business and Economics has been able to add expertise to the food industry by teaching management education on how to produce more, provide safer food while using fewer resources.

The University of Guelph's Online MBA applies contemporary management concepts and strategies to industries where the University has distinctive capability. The Guelph Online MBA is designed so that full time working Executives can enhance their management potential without having to interrupt their careers with delivery of the program being offered in an innovative hybrid format including short residential sessions combined with interactive online education.

As a business school we offer a high standard of academic business learning and practice. Our vision is to develop and be Leaders for a Sustainable World. Our faculty and students represent a broad range of industry backgrounds and experiences contributing to the enhancement of skills, knowledge and peer to peer learning. The University of Guelph's MBA builds on the research interests of core faculty, along with institutional strengths and partnerships, and uses them to provide a challenging and stimulating learning environment for students. Central to the Guelph MBA is an evidence-based management approach. Case studies are widely used.

Food and Agribusiness Management MBA Specialized Course Information

FABM Marketing Strategy
A study of marketing decision-making in food and agribusiness firms, with emphasis on the formulation of strategic marketing plans.

FABM Economics and Policy
An analysis of economic and policy issues relevant for food and agribusiness managers in affluent economies, with emphasis on the economic and policy environment that exits within North America.

Managing Price Risk
The course deals with the use of futures, options and other instruments for marketing, risk management and investment purposes. Emphasis is placed on the development and implementation of trading strategies and on the policy and corporate governance framework necessary to support effective management.

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