Agricultural Management: University of Applied Sciences Weihenstephan

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Degree 
Master of Business Administration
Address
University of Weihenstephan Triesdorf, Steingruberstr. 2, Weidenbach, 91746, Germany
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Subject
Agriculture
Course Language(s) 
German
Course Beginning 
The course begins with a practical study semester at the beginning of April; Students who have already completed other practical training accepted by the examination commission can apply to enter the programme at the beginning of the second semester on October 01
Duration 
4 semesters
App Deadline 
The deadline for application is February 15 for the first (practical) semester starting in April and September 01 for the second semester starting at the beginning of October
Submit Application To 

Fachhochschule Weihenstephan-Triesdorf, Fakultät Landwirtschaft, Mr Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Herbert Ströbel, Steingruberstr. 2, 91746 Weidenbach

Telephone 
(0 98 26) 6 54-0
Fax 
(0 98 26) 6 54-1 10
Website 
http://www.fh-weihenstephan.de



The objective of the course is to train graduates from studies in agriculture or related fields to become specialists in applied agricultural management. Their practical skills and theoretical knowledge will enable them to take leading positions in the management of farms, agribusiness and consultancy firms as well as in agricultural services, administration and applied research. After additional pedagogical training the graduates may teach at agricultural schools and work in leading positions in adult education.
The course focuses on applied studies in the fields of agricultural economics and management as well as in applied information technologies. Specific training methods such as instruction in small seminars/workshops, special projects and computer based business simulations give practical relevance and provide experience in the team approach to solving problems. Case studies and special projects will be used to carry out international comparisons of cost, structural parameters and organisational solutions.
Compulsory modules are: Information Technology, Production Economics, Business Management, Management Techniques and Controlling, Farm Business Planning, Seminar on Agrarian Policy, Strategies of International Marketing, Project Planning and Project Evaluation, Master's thesis.
Some of the Profile modules are Quality and Product Management, Communication and Media, Banking, Crop Production, Livestock Production, Farm Machinery, Agribusiness (English), International Trade (English), Sustainable Energy Supply.
Students must choose one of the following specialisations: Management Consultancy, Consultancy on Farm Mechanisation, Regional Development


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