Agricultural Management I

Nelson Mandela University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Agricultural Management I

  • Host University

    Nelson Mandela University

  • Location

    Port Elizabeth, South Africa

  • Area of Study

    Agriculture, Environmental Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    10
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    0
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    1
  • Overview

    PURPOSE
    The purpose of this module is to establish a sound theoretical basis for learners to understand the role of management in the business environment and study the four fundamental management tasks namely planning, organising, leading and control.

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    Critical and coherent understanding of the role of management in agricultural business environment.
    Critical and sound understanding and application of the underlying principles of management.
    Explain the management process in the farm environment.
    Understanding of the structure of organised agriculture and cooperatives.
    Understanding of agricultural production systems and land use systems.

    CORE CONTENT
    Agricultural Business environment.
    Agricultural Business enterprise.
    Agricultural Business management.
    General management.
    Entrepreneurial principles.