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Join more than 11,000 food and agribusiness professionals who have benefited from attending a Purdue University Center for Food and Agricultural Business seminar.

Our faculty and staff are passionate about providing you the best learning experience possible. In the classroom, you will interact with faculty experts in agribusiness management who teach business concepts within the context of the agriculture industry you serve. Plus, you will network with a group of your peers from across industry sectors.

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Market Planning for Agri-Marketers

August 7-9, 2018

Marketing is more than just advertising. In Market Planning for Agri Marketers, you will learn from industry-recognized experts and work alongside industry peers to explore and apply marketing concepts.

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Cultivating Resilience

August 23-24, 2018

Cultivating resilience is an ongoing process. In this program, we bring tools to managers and supervisors to help them grow themselves and their teams beyond the basics of leadership.

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Strategic Agri-Marketing

October 9-11, 2018

Creating an integrated and cohesive marketing strategy has many moving parts. How do you efficiently allocate your company's limited resources with confidence across multiple functions related to your company's marketing plan? Every marketing decision made has implications on the overall marketing strategy.

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National Conference for Food and Agribusiness

November 6-7, 2018

Bringing together professionals from across the agri-food system to gain industry and business insights, network and discover solutions to today's challenges.

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ARA Management Academy

January 29-31, 2019

Sharpen management, leadership and decision-making capabilities by engaging in faculty-led presentations, interactive exercises and small-group discussion with your peers.

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astaweb

ASTA Management Academy 2019

March 5-8, 2019

Focus on the practical application of general management concepts critical to the long-term success of seed companies. Special seminars throughout the program give an in-depth look at current seed industry issues.

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Sales Management and Leadership

May 2019

Assess your management skills and learn techniques to become a more effective sales manager via interactive lectures, real-world case studies and a collaborative learning environment.

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Precision Selling: Building Relationships with Large Farmers

Summer 2019

Learn strategies for working with large-scale producers in the evolving agricultural marketplace. Explore complexities of working with growers and delve into sales strategy.

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Agribusiness Finance for Non-Financial Managers

Summer 2019

Deepen understanding of financial management responsibilities and how they fit into company goals using case study and team-based assignments.

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Managing Talent to Win

June 25-27, 2019

Managing Talent to Win offers insights on how to know what capabilities people in an organization need, and how you—the leader—can help them get, manage and continuously improve these capabilities.

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Purdue Food and Agribusiness Executive Summit

October 1-3, 2019

The Purdue Food and Agribusiness Executive Summit encourages strategic thinking by bringing key leaders together for networking and exchanging ideas regarding domestic and global issues impacting our industry. A steering committee consisting of industry professionals and a key group of faculty ensure that the program’s content is both timely and relevant.

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The Value of Evidence-Based Sales Decisions

The Value of Evidence-Based Sales Decisions, a digital education course, is available in an online format that gives you the ability to access practical new tools.