Agricultural economics 320

Module code LEK 320
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

The modern food and agribusiness system. Key drivers in the global context. Whole farm planning and budget development The financial analysis of farm financial, financial modelling, the financing decision: capital acquisition, creditworthiness, different capital sources, capital structures. The investment decision and working capital management. Value chains in agribusiness. Risk management. Strategic management and marketing principles in agribusiness. Operational management and human resources management. Business planning for agribusiness.

Module credits 18.00
Service modules Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Prerequisites LEK 220, LEK 210
Contact time 3 lectures per week, 2 practicals per week
Language of tuition Afrikaans and English is used in one class
Academic organisation Agric Econ, Ext + Rural Dev
Period of presentation Semester 2

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