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Join Over 15,000 Food and Agribusiness Professionals

Our faculty and staff are passionate about providing you the best learning experience possible. Whether in the classroom or online, 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 25-27, 2022

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


Agribusiness Management Micro-Course Series

February 4-25, 2022 (various times)

Micro-courses are short, live, online sessions focused on topics relevant to today’s agribusiness industry environment. Choose from four development tracks: Business Strategy, Sales and Marketing Strategies, Financial Management, and Leadership and Development.


Analyzing Agribusiness Financial Decisions

February 22-24, 2022

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.


Consumer-Driven Changes in Ag Market Channels Micro-Course (Consumer Corner)

April 6, 2022

Draw insights from Consumer Corner letters and articles to take a historic look at livestock industry changes and garner insights that help us process today’s pressing issues during the micro-course. Then, take a look forward and ponder carbon markets and dive into the multitude of political, regulatory and social issues intertwined there and discuss what it means for your decision making.


Sales Management and Leadership

May 25-26, 2022

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.


Precision Selling: Building Relationships with Large Farmers

July 27-28, 2022

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


ASTA Management Academy

August 30-September 1, 2022

During the ASTA Management Academy, you’ll take a deep dive into the practical application of general management concepts vital to the long-term success of seed firms, discuss the changing agribusiness environment and implications for the seed industry, explore marketing strategies and more.


Strategic Agri-Marketing

October 4-6, 2022

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?


Managing Talent to Win

Coming 2022

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.


Purdue Food and Agribusiness Executive Summit

Coming 2023

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.

Custom Programming

Your business strategy is unique. Your strategy for professional development should be too.