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Agribusiness Management, Educational Loan Program – Are you currently running or inspired to venture into Agribusiness ventures or related businesses in the agricultural value chain.

The Executive Master in Agribusiness Management is the ideal program for you.

Agribusiness Management program leading to a successful global career in the agro network field (seed and crop, harvest and stock in agriculture, market of commodities, food supply chain, food and wine business) developing skills and knowledge to manage sustainable production systems.

PROGRAM FEATURES / Agribusiness Management, Educational Loan Program

  • Learning Formula- On-Campus and 100% Online
  • Intake Cohort- April and October each year.
  • Accredited Master’s Certification – 60 ECTS
  • Language – English
  • 2 Weekends per month ( Fortnightly)
  • Duration- 1 year

The Executive Master in Agribusiness Management is the ideal program for professionals seeking a world class programme in the Agribusiness Management leading to a successful global career in the agro network field (seed and crop, harvest and stock in agriculture, market of commodities, food supply chain, food and wine business) developing skills and knowledge to manage sustainable production systems.

The program’s quality teaching by Agribusiness experts and networking services all contribute to make it the perfect fit for anyone who is looking to rise to the top in the world of farming, food production, or in the startup agribusiness system with a mind-set focused on innovation and sustainability.

Participants will equip themselves first with general core knowledge in  management, than will get specialized expertise in Agribusiness, in Sustainable Agribusiness Industry with local (Nigeria) and international focus, specifically mastering the multi-functionality in agribusiness,  circular and sustainable agribusiness development and green innovation and will stand out as  innovative and responsible leaders, with growth mind-set, fully ready to make an impact out in the world and achieve a career milestone

Therefore, this master also helps new comer’s leaders to leverage new green technologies to understand markets and customers. The Master programme delivery is in partnership with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and Bells University of Technology in conjunction with Obasanjo farm.

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QUICK CURRENT STATISTICS OF OUR EXECUTIVE’S STUDENTS AND ALUMNI ON INTELLECTUAL CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT

  • 82% Increased Professional Responsibilities
  • 90% Improved Decision Making Capability
  • 79% students increase their salary after the completion of their master programs
  • 68% Alumni got a new offer and promotions
  • 50% students is employed in a multinational company
  • 58% are now successful Manager and Directors in their respective organizations.

PROFESSIONAL PARTNERSHIP – Enhance and fast-track your Agribusiness Professional Career Path

Boot camp: A dynamic business networks

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is a non-profit institution that generates agricultural innovations to meet Africa’s most pressing challenges of hunger, malnutrition, poverty, and natural resource degradation. Working with various partners across sub-Saharan Africa, improving livelihoods, enhancing food and nutrition security, increasing employment, and preserve natural resource integrity.

IITA recognizes the importance of capacity development in strengthening research for development (R4D). Since its inception, IITA has supported formal and informal training activities as part of their strategy to improve food security and reduce poverty in the region.

Rome Business school executive master in Agribusiness Management will be having 3 days Boot camp in IITA headquarter, Ibadan. Some of the master curriculum will be delivered by IITA seasoned professors on the following areas:

  • Seeds & Chips: The Food-tech and Agric-tech innovation
  • Circular Bio-economy
  • Technological Innovation
  • Agro-pharmaceutical Innovation

The ultimate goal of the IITA boot camp is to expose Rome Business School Nigeria Executive Master in Agribusiness Management with the holistic approach and in-depth knowledge and practicality in critical areas in agriculture, science, technology, innovation, and research findings that could be adapted and adopted in solving real agribusiness challenges.

Obasanjo Farm Boot camp

Rome Business School Executive Master in Agribusiness Management will be having 2 days study visit to Bells university of Technology in conjunction with Obasanjo farms, the boot camp will give our students the opportunity to experiment in class lecture of poultry productions, processing and sustainable livestock. Training will be facilitated jointly with professors from Bells University of technology and Obasanjo Farms.

Rome Business School Nigeria is an official partner and sponsor of the West African Agribusiness Show, it is a yearly event where agribusiness practitioners in Africa meet to deliberate on current trends and challenges of the agricultural space in Nigeria, Africa, and the world at large, Rome Business School Executive Master in Agribusiness management have the opportunities to network with Agropreneurs, Agribusiness professionals, Organizations and expert in the industry.

Rome Business School students have the opportunity to visits FAO during an International experiential study tour to Rome Italy.

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WHY TAKE THE MASTER IN AGRIBUSINESS MANAGEMENT

  1. Develop Managerial Skills & Enhance Collaborative Network among the many players in the fields of Agribusiness

Develop solid managerial and entrepreneurial skills to build and run  businesses in the agribusiness sector; Understand the characteristics  and trends of the Agri-food market and the role played by the farmers,  industrialists, and their representatives in the organizations; Recognize  the intersection of agribusiness with other areas of economic and  social concern, such as economic development and innovative and sustainable way of production and business diversification (organic farming, biofuel, biogas, circular bio economy, green  economy etc.). Identify and manage the characteristics of the main food businesses and develop effective managerial strategies.

  1. Sharpen Marketing & Business Communication & Event Management skills to fulfill the unique demands of the  Agribusiness industry

Utilize the most advanced marketing and digital marketing techniques to promote sustainability in agribusinesses and organizations; Develop a comprehensive business plan for Agri- food corporations, business canvas model; Understand and utilize project management techniques for agricultural businesses; manage the Agri-food supply chain; understand the value of the customers gained through Digital Marketing Campaigns.

  1. Develop effective performance to transform the Agri Food Sectors into Environmentally  Sustainable International Businesses

Learn about the start-up ecosystem related to agribusiness and about the United Nations Sustainability Development  Goals; Master the use of new technologies and innovation  within farmer or industrialist organizations and the most  advanced production tools and channels for sustainable  organic farming and agribusiness development; Learn about the international organizations operating in the  agribusiness sector and the international policies and  support linked to this economic sector; Understand the  multifunctionality of Agriculture and the Green Economy.

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PROGRAMME EXPECTATION / Agribusiness Management, Educational Loan Program

This Master will strengthen students’ competences and enable them to take on responsibilities in the agribusiness industry or start your own business in this field.

Upon the completion of this Master, students will be able to:

  • Be a responsible and innovative leader in the agribusiness industry;
  • Recognize the intersection of Agribusiness with other areas of economic and social concern,  such as economic development and new ways  of production and business diversification  (including organic farming, biofuel, biogas, the  circular economy);
  • Understand the characteristics and trends of the Agri-food market and the role played by farmers,  industrialists, and their representatives in the  organizations as well the new technologies in  this industry;
  • Develop a comprehensive business plan for Agri-food corporations integrating a solid marketing plan, financial projection and structure, human resources and so forth.

PROFESSIONAL OUTLET / Agribusiness Management, Educational Loan Program

In particular, the master is particularly suitable for those who want to pursue a career in the following roles:

  • Project manager in food organizations
  • Policy maker for Agri-food organizations; Entrepreneur in the Agribusiness sector.
  • Manager in food institutions and both for- profit and no n-profit organizations;
  • Innovative farmer or food producer,
  • Entrepreneur in the agribusiness of food tech market,
  • Marketing and Communications Manager for Agri-food activities;
  • Manager in organizations which, although not belonging to the agribusiness system, intend to invest in national and supranational projects (sponsorships, patronages, etc.).

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PROFESSIONAL JOURNEY STATISTICS

  • 5 Years and above of professional experience.
  • 82% employed full time
  • 12% business owner/ Self-employed / Entrepreneurs
  • 19% of the students is from the FMCG sector
  • 6% from consulting
  • 19from Health, Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology
  • 6% from information technology/ telecommunication
  • 12% from Finance / Accounting
  • 6% from Manufacturing / Engineering / Construction
  • 13% from Marketing / Publishing / Media
  • 13% from NGO / Social Services
  • 6% from Transport / Logistics

WHY TAKE THE EXECUTIVE MASTER IN AGRIBUSINESS MANAGEMENT FROM ROME BUSINESS SCHOOL

The Executive Master in Data Science Management paves the way to new future opportunities and equips you with tools to build a strong professional profile.

Discover your untapped potential and your ability to take on responsibility and drive forward meaningful change. It is time to become a better manager, which you can achieve in the following way:

  1. Graduation Ceremony, Rome Business School, Italy, with the option to attend the Graduation Ceremony and a one-week study tour and immersion in Italy.
    Every student has the opportunity to attend the graduation ceremony at Rome Business School Italy, the graduation ceremony is a 5 days event that also incorporates a study tour, company visits, sightseeing of monuments, and notable places.
  2. Life & Soft Skills Program: Self-Discovery, Self- Awareness, Empowerment, Reinvention.
    Soft skills are personal attributes that influence our relationships and communication. They are fundamental for conducting effective leadership and steering businesses towards success. In this increasingly technological world, soft skills are the fuel that drives the growth of our relationships. Soft skills are essential abilities and life skills that we should master each and every day in order to become a better version of ourselves.
  3. Networking & Partners, Multinational Relationships.
    In partnership with several globally renowned leading companies, such as Airtel, Fidson Pharmaceutical, Messrand, Nigeria Info, Cars45, Microsoft, Rainoil and many more, we give you the opportunity to make contact with real working environments and build a strong professional network, through workshops, webinars, guest speakers and many more activities, encouraging interaction between leading professionals and students, and facilitating the learning process through real case studies.
  4. Career Acceleration  Program, Design your professional profile
    A tailored Career Acceleration Program specifically designed to shape each student’s professional profile to enable them to become a competitive figure in the modern employment market. You will have access to workshops focusing on the latest key topics in relation to job seeking and career networking, individual career guidance meetings, and our exclusive events to ensure the best start or a great boost in your career.
  5. Coaching Program
    How much of your potential are you using from 1 to 10? Learn to get the most out of your potential through 3 Master coaching sessions with some of our experts. You will improve your competences in terms of achieving your goals, effectively contributing to teamwork activities, communicating effectively, time management and many more key skills for being successful in your future career.
  6. RBSN for Entrepreneurship
    Are you planning to start up your own business or dreaming of becoming the fresh, innovative driving force within an organization? We will equip you with skills, insights and the curious mindset required to spot new opportunities, make connections and bring new business ventures to life.
  7. Virtual Coffee with CEOs
    Network with Top CEOs & learn what it takes, to excel in your career.Develop networking skills directly in two interactive conversations with Top CEOs, during which you can ask questions, inquire about career interests and roadblocks, and ask about the keys to career success, and network with a variety of friendly, experienced professionals! The two coffee conversations will be held virtually online, meaning you can join them and participate from anywhere live in real time.
  8. RBSN Business Showmanship
    Gain visibility for your business as we project your business on our social media platforms and free consultancy on key business challenges.The Business Showmanship is designed to give your business visibility as your business will be promoted across all our social media channels. This is usually after you have made a presentation in one of the In-Class lectures where our highly experienced faculty will offer you free consulting on your key business challenges. Your presentation will also spotlight your business as the primary case study for the class. And where a student doesn’t have an existing business, an alternative business can be used.

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INDUSTRY BASE FACULTY

You will be guided by experts in every step of your Data Science path.

Our Facilitators are carefully selected international academics and disruptive executives who apply their skills and knowledge every day to achieve their goals. You will benefit from the experience of professionals currently working in the field for leading national and international companies, bringing their emerging insights from real business cases.

Our teaching method is designed to ensure the acquisition of theoretical and practical know-how in order to transfer truly useful competences that foster professional development. Our faculty members are opinion leaders on many of today’s most crucial business topics.

See some facts about our faculty:

  • 75 facilitators of diverse professional background
  • 10% of them are academic professors
  • 90% of them currently work professionally in the field as industry experts, consultants, entrepreneurs, managers, and practitioners.
  • 70% of them have international experience
  • 30% of them have national experience

Checkout our topnotch renowned faculties here: https://romebusinessschool.ng/faculty/

METHODOLOGY:” CIRCULAR LEARNING” BASED ON THE EFMD CIRCLE FOR QUALITY ASSURANCE

By adhering to the highest standards regarding the teaching methodology provided by EFMD, the Master will be taught through interactive lectures, case study analyzes, exercises, discussions, role plays, teamwork exercises, video conferences, business analysis and sessions presentation of students. Case studies will be used to generate discussions and illustrate business problems. Students will be encouraged to read and engage in discussions and debates. The teaching methodology is based on learning by doing, through which teachers implement a student-centered approach, involve students and provide activities that allow students to apply the knowledge acquired.

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CAREER SERVICE / Agribusiness Management, Educational Loan Program

In line with our mission to evolve better managers for a better world, our goal is to provide you with the support, resources, and tools necessary for a successful career and professional future, other to accomplish these we don’t just provide you with a top-class training, but also granting you the support and assistance from Rome Business School Career Services. From the very beginning of an academic program through all the processes until graduation, we help you choose the right professional area to direct your interest and efforts, and prepare you to effectively face the day’s job market. Along with connections that can open doors at various companies.

Read more about our career services functions and benefits to our students: https://romebusinessschool.ng/career-services/

Each year, Rome Business School presents the Employment Report, a document that collects data on the official results achieved by our students and alumni in terms of employment and professional growth following their master’s degree at Rome Business School Nigeria. The results obtained were possible thanks to the commitment of our students and the incredible professionalism of our Career Services who, with diligence and dedication, were able to direct students towards the desired career path in the world of work.

In particular, according to the most recent statistics:

  • 68% Got New Job Offer and promotion
  • 82% Increased Professional Responsibilities
  • 90% Improved Decision Making Capability
  • 5% Got Jobs before Commencement of Master Program
  • 7% Got Jobs within Their Master Program
  • 7% Got Jobs within 1 Year Post Completion of Master Program

Download the 2021 employment report here for more information.

SOFT SKILL PROGRAM / Agribusiness Management, Educational Loan Program

Soft skills are the “secret key” of a well-managed workplace and a progressive career path. With the Soft Skills Program, we offer you the opportunity to develop the soft skills necessary for your personal and professional growth.

The personal growth program is optional and is structured as follows: 10 hours in total for 5 interactive and self-reflective courses on soft skills (the certificate will be provided upon completion of the program):

  • Emotional intelligence
  • Public Speaking for Business
  • Time, stress and self-management
  • Intercultural communication
  • Conflict, problem solving and negotiations

DOUBLE CERTIFICATION / Agribusiness Management, Educational Loan Program

At the end of the course, attendees will be issued with the official double certification of the Master in Agribusiness Management from Rome Business School Italy and Valencia International University, Spain.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS / Agribusiness Management, Educational Loan Program

  • All applicants must: at least hold a four-year degree (B.Sc. or HND), have minimum of two years of relevant professional experience.
  • You don’t need PGD to apply for the master programs, HND or BSC suffices.
  • For Professionals, Business Owners, Entrepreneurs who doesn’t have a 4 year degree but have over 10 years work experience can apply, the academic committee will evaluate the necessary available qualifications “Academic or Professional certification” and grant admission accordingly. (Terms and conditions apply), Request for more information here: https://romebusinessschool.ng/request-for-information/ or send a mail to Info@romebusinessschool.ng or speak to a program advisors on +2349067556524

ADMISSION PROCESS

At Rome Business School we work hard to maintain the highest standard of quality in the programs we offer. That’s why, in order to ensure the eligibility of the candidates, all applicants must undergo and successfully pass a selection process structured as follows.

SCHOLARSHIP, EDUCATIONAL LOAN AND TUITION

Tuition Payment

  • 100% online participation: NGN1, 500,000
  • On-campus participation: NGN1, 700,000

Flexible Payment structure:

  • Start your program with NGN 400,000 and spread balance within 10 months interest free Instalments.
  • Single lump sum payments attract and guarantees additional 10% on the total tuition amount
  • Scholarship Availability: YES, up to 20% partial scholarship on tuition fee.

Education Loan Available: you can access an education loan from a partner financial institution with a 10% interest rate payable within 12 months of your program.

Please Note: Competition for scholarships increases as the starting date approaches and funds are limited, so it is advisable to apply immediately to access the scholarship.

Request for a brochure here https://romebusinessschool.ng/request-for-information/

GET READY TO START / Agribusiness Management, Educational Loan Program

You now know that, if you are looking for top-quality advanced training in a particular business area, countless opportunities for skills development and testing yourself, ways to expand your professional network and make contact with elite professionals working in several business fields, we have exactly the program for you. From that point, it is all up to you! Your determination and willingness to learn and experience new ways of thinking are all you need to make the most of one of our programs and start making your way along the path towards success in your career.

Method of Application

Interested persons should click the link and apply.