This practical training will provide the necessary knowledge and skills to manage a profitable agribusiness.

Date:  16-17 July 2019

Venue: International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Ibadan, Nigeria

Training language: English

Training Outline

  • Global trends in Agribusiness
  • Key elements of starting an agribusiness
  • Strategic agribusiness planning and design
  • Business proposal and business plan
  • Basics of agribusiness finance and record keeping
  • Marketing benefit vs features
  • Unique value proposition
  • Social media marketing and selling online
  • Accessing loans

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the training, participants should be able to

  • Know global trends in agricultural markets
  • Develop business ideas and good business plan
  • Know how to manage their agribusinesses to maximize profit
  • Use the online and social platforms for marketing their commodities
  • Understand the market linkages

Target Audience

This training is aimed at three categories of participants; those interested in starting an agribusiness, those that already have an agribusiness but need management skills to maintain and expand, and agribusiness facilitators who work incubation centers, provide guidance to agribusiness practitioners.

Accommodation

All participants shall be responsible for their accommodation. IITA may make arrangement for interested participants on request. Accommodation request should be made at least three weeks before the commencement of the workshop.

Cost

Two hundred US dollars ($200) only or Equivalent in Naira, CFA or Euro. Fee covers Tuition, Training Materials and Refreshments (Tea break and Lunch).

Registration

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Contact information

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