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Agribusiness Finance Part 2: Investment Analysis for Future Success

June 19-21, 2019


Based on feedback from previous attendees, The Center for Food and Agricultural Business is pleased to present its Agribusiness Finance workshop in two parts for the first time ever.

If you’re unsure if part 1 or part 2 is right for you, Program Manager Emily Hoeing would be happy to assist.

Program Overview
In a world of tight margins and dynamic marketplaces, financial goals are gaining increased visibility throughout all areas of the agribusiness organization. It is more important than ever for non-financial managers to understand how their decisions can impact company profitability.

Part 2 of Agribusiness Finance is designed to help you and your company improve the allocation of financial resources through analysis of long-term investments in facilities, property and equipment, marketing campaigns, acquisitions and talent.

Parts 1 & 2 of the Agribusiness Finance workshop package cover the fundamentals of financial management in ways that reveal the story behind the numbers. Case studies and team-based assignments allow participants to immediately apply classroom concepts to real-world scenarios.

Program Content

Part 2: Investment Analysis for Future Success

  • State of financial markets
  • Pro forma cash flow, forecasting sales and cost of goods sold
  • Working capital and fixed expenses
  • Depreciation, salvage value and terminal value
  • Discount rates
  • Scenario and sensitivity analysis
  • Negotiation
  • Mergers and acquisitions–financial and strategic considerations
  • Customer Lifetime Value

Key Benefits

Part 2: Investment Analysis for Future Success

  • Assess long-term asset investment opportunities for financial, operational and strategic fit.
  • Perform financial analysis that influence the negotiations of merger or acquisition opportunities.
  • Transform marketing analysis using Customer Lifetime Value to deliver the most value to key customers.
  • Learn about and discuss the current financial market and its impact on agribusinesses.

Who Should Attend?

If you are an agribusiness professional responsible for proposing and/or making large investment decisions in long-term assets, this workshop is for you!

Agribusiness Finance Parts 1 & 2 are intended for non-financial mid- to upper-level managers. Those who want to develop their understanding of business from a financial standpoint will benefit from both parts of this workshop.

Past attendees have included leaders who typically focus on sales, marketing, operations, or human resources, and also have responsibilities managing and maintaining budgets, capital purchases and personnel costs or other decisions that affect the company's bottom line.

Participants have found additional benefit in attending with a team from their organization. For information on team pricing, please contact program manager, Emily Hoeing.

Not exactly what you’re looking for in a financial management workshop? Check out Agribusiness Finance Part 1: Financial Analysis of Operating Decisions.

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Program Dates

June 19-21, 2019


Krannert Building Room 758
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana

Registration Fee

Part 2: $2,195/person (June 19-21)
Part 1 & 2: $4,390/person (June 17-21)

Is this program for you?

For questions about registration fees and more information about the program, contact:
Emily Hoeing, Key Account Manager

Educational Credit

You can earn CEU and CCA credit at this program.

Registration fees include all program materials, refreshments and some meals. Registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Once the program is full, names will be added to a waiting list in the order in which they are received. Registration fees are due upon receipt of registration. Read the cancellation policy.