There are multiple perspectives from which you can analyse an industry; this unit will inform students about industry analysis, from the perspective of an advisor or a consultant, with a view to adoption for practice change.
It will provide the foundations to access relevant financial, marketing, production and human resource management information to aid in decision making, technology adoption and management of risk. Through case-studies students will gain an appreciation for reviewing the economic, political and market factors that influence the way agricultural industries develop, by considering the industry's past trends, demand-supply mechanics and future outlook.
There will be an emphasis on evaluating an industry to identify how advisors can provide support to clients. This will help to identify opportunities, and facilitate planned changes to the enterprise, by assisting in the development of clear objectives and bringing in the necessary experts and change agents.
|Unit name||Industry Analysis and Adoption|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
|Discipline||Agriculture and Food Systems|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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KLA100 and KLA115
2 x 1-hr lectures and a 3-hr workshop each week.
Assessment Task 1 - Case Study: Industry Analysis Report (15%); Assessment Task 2 - Design of a participatory extension program to promote adoption (15%); Assessment Task 3 - In-class reading quiz x 3 (15%). Exam (55%)
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