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Purdue Abroad: Africa

July 2018


Program Overview

Agribusiness managers need to have the sharpest leadership and decision-making skills to successfully move the business to the next level. In Strategic Agribusiness Management, faculty from Purdue University's Center for Food and Agricultural Business will offer the tools necessary to develop management and leadership capabilities and to take on the challenges and opportunities of a dynamic agri-food system.

Program Content

  • Global drivers of change for food and agricultural business
  • Tools for decision-making
  • Sales and marketing: Creating and communicating value
  • Key drivers of profitability
  • Supply chain management

Key Benefits

  • Grow business acumen beyond daily operations
  • Develop strategic agility to move the business to the next level
  • Improve priority setting to focus on the bigger picture
  • Learn to more effectively deal with management challenges
  • Receive personal guidance for strategic plan development
  • Participate in Agro Industry Learning tours and learn best practices and benchmarks from world-class African operations
  • Experience a variety of sector-specific field trips tailored to your interests, including horticulture, livestock, grains and more
  • Expand your African agribusiness network through interaction with successful agribusiness professionals
  • Learn how to navigate the African agribusiness landscape through spotlight sessions on fundraising, market access, the policy environment and more

Who Should Attend

This hands-on program is designed specifically for African food and agricultural business managers who want to become more strategic in the way they run their businesses. Organizations will benefit most by sending multiple members of their management teams.


Program Dates

July 2018


Accra, Ghana

Registration Fee

Contact Dinah Hanson

Is this workshop for you?

For more information, contact:
Dinah Hanson