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Area of Study

Agriculture Business Management

Agriculture Business Management allows for the opportunity of one-on-one instruction for beginning and/or experienced farmers, ranchers and agriculture business owners.

Agriculture Business Management (ABM) Certificate Program

This program is designed for beginning and/or experienced agriculture operators who wish to develop or improve upon their financial management skills and gain knowledge of how to improve business operations.

The uniqueness of this program comes from the one-on-one instruction that takes place at a convenient location for the student. In today's agriculture climate, management means being a decision-maker who is attuned to all dimensions of the working environment.

Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will become more aware of their own personal and business finances.
  • Students will develop skills to recognize problem areas in the business and improve their management to develop the business systems and strategies needed.
  • Students will understand and utilize common reports used to assess the financial health of the business, including but not limited to profit & loss statements, balance sheets, cash flows and enterprise budgets.
  • Students will understand and utilize appropriate industry language to communicate with bankers, accountants, and other professionals in the industry.