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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

January 28-30, 2020

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

Making Smart Agribusiness Investments

February 18-20, 2020

Broaden your understanding of the impacts of financial resource allocations through analysis of long-term investments in facilities, property and equipment, marketing campaigns, acquisitions and talent.

ASTA Management Academy

March 2-6, 2020

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.

Managing Talent to Win

April 21-23, 2020

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.

Sales Management and Leadership

May 27-28, 2020

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.

Strategic Decision Making

Summer 2020

Strategic Decision Making is a seminar offered by the Purdue University Center for Food and Agricultural Business. It focuses on strategic decision making and gives agribusiness managers the knowledge and tools needed to make strategic choices.

Analyzing Agribusiness Financial Decisions

July 14-16, 2020

Communicate more effectively regarding the effect of decisions on the profitability of the firm. Leave this program able to help your customers make decisions that make financial sense and prove a return on their investment in your products and services.

Building the Foundations of Agri-Marketing

July 21-23, 2020

Marketing is more than just advertising. In this program, you will learn from industry-recognized experts and work alongside industry peers to explore and apply marketing concepts.

Precision Selling: Building Relationships with Large Farmers

July 29-30, 2020

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

Strategic Agri-Marketing

October 6-8, 2020

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?

digital education

Agribusiness managers today need flexible but reputable professional development options—so we’ve taken our classroom experiences to the web.

Join faculty experts Allan Gray, Mike Boehlje and Scott Downey as they address critical issues in agriculture: where the industry is headed, what large growers want and need and how to best communicate value to your customer. These sessions, recorded at the National Conference for Agribusiness, showcase our faculty’s insight on today’s most crucial ag issues. Use their knowledge to jump ahead in your career.

Each video is approximately one hour long. The videos can be paused, and they have no expiration date, so you can download the files or stream them whenever you would like.