Courses & Units

Agribusiness Development and Strategy KLA508

Note:

This unit runs Monday 16/5/22 to Friday 17/6/22 and  Monday 31/10/22 to Friday 2/12/22

Introduction

This unit is the culmination of all learnings from this course. By collating previous course work and assignments, students will prepare and deliver a business plan relevant to either growing your business or consolidation. The students plan may cover all aspects of the business, or a major initiative. The topic choice is the students but will apply principles based on the theories and tools you have learnt throughout the course to a specific agribusiness in which you operate.
Students will also explore their personal development by reflecting on leadership style and attributes summarising these within a skills audit. This skills audit will be incorporated into a personal growth plan that will allow a student and their staff to grow with the business. The skills audit and plan will be incorporated into a student’s strategic business plan. The final course assessment will be an oral presentation of the strategic business plan.

Summary

Unit name Agribusiness Development and Strategy
Unit code KLA508
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
Discipline Agriculture and Food Systems
Coordinator Doctor Alexander Malherbe
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Online Half Year Period 1 Off-Campus International Domestic
Online Half Year Period 2 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Half Year Period 2 30/10/2023 6/11/2023 15/11/2023 1/12/2023
Half Year Period 1 15/5/2023 22/5/2023 31/5/2023 16/6/2023

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Learning Outcomes

  • Extend leadership and management skills using self-assessment and reflection tools
  • Iterate personal growth and staff development plans informed by self and peer reflection
  • Develop a business plan for your agricultural business using business planning approaches and strategies
  • Explain a business proposition to either develop or consolidate an agricultural business
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1,3 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3 Domestic Full Fee 4
$515.00 $515.00 not applicable $2,922.00

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Teaching

AssessmentBusiness Plan (70%)|Business Plan Presentation (30%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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