Programs and Workshops

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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.

All Programs

In-Person

Purdue Food and Agribusiness Executive Summit

September 28-30, 2021

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.

Online

Strategic Agri-Marketing

October 5-8, 2021

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?

Blended

National Conference for Food and Agribusiness

October 8, 2021 (Online) and November 2-3, 2021 (Online or In-Person)

We’ve watched what’s unfolded over the last year; we’ve listened; and we’re bringing you the most impactful National Conference for Food and Agribusiness experience yet. In 2021, we’re delivering results from the seventh iteration of the Large Commercial Producer Survey like you’ve never seen them before.

In-Person

Managing Talent to Win

November 9-11, 2021

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.

Online

Sales Management and Leadership

December 14-15, 2021

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.

In-Person

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.

In-Person

Building the Foundations of Agri-Marketing

February 1-3, 2022

This case study based workshop bridges the gap between sales and marketing. Participants will learn to think like a marketer and define their role in implementing marketing strategy—whether they’re in marketing or sales.

Online

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. You’ll have access to relevant and engaging content, gain tools immediately applicable to your work and directly engage with fellow participants and faculty instructors through topic-focused discussions and activities.

Blended

ASTA Management Academy

February 15-17, 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.

In-Person

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.

In-Person

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.

In-Person

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.

Custom Programming

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