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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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ARA Management Academy 2018

January 29 - February 1, 2018

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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ASTA Management Academy 2018

March 5-9, 2018

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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Managing Talent to Win

April 3-5, 2018

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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Sales Management and Leadership

May 30-31, 2018

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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Strategic Decision Making

June 12-14, 2018

Gain the knowledge and tools to make difficult business choices. Learn to clarify a specific decision, list alternatives and manage risk to significantly increase your odds of success.

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Agribusiness Finance for Non-Financial Managers

July 24 - 27, 2018

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

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Precision Selling: Building Relationships with Large Farmers

August 1-2, 2018

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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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

Large Commercial Producer Project

The center has conducted five major studies of commercial producers' buying behaviors over the past 25 years. The sixth iteration of the study was presented in November 2017.

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Purdue Food and Agribusiness Executive Summit

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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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Turning Trust to Loyalty

Grow trust and gain loyalty with clients and learn techniques to be more intentional and authentic in your interactions with customers. Learn to overcome barriers that take away from trust and leave with tools for measure satisfaction and loyalty.

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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.

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Purdue Abroad: Africa

July 2018

Purdue Center for Food and Agricultural Business is partnering with Aspyre Growth accelerator to offer Strategic Agribusiness Management.