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Farm Management BAG104 Course Online

Why Study this Farm Management Course?

Do you want to manage a farm? Do you want to start your own farm business? This online farm management course is that and more! This course will give you the necessary knowledge and skills needed for one to have the ability to manage different types of farms.

 

Online Farm Management Course

Study a  range of  topics related to farm management

Farming is just as much about management as it is about animal or crop production. Unfortunately in today’s world, the ability to produce a good animal or crop is no guarantee for success!  Through this course, learn to analyse, diagnose and make decisions related to management of a farm business.

  • Improve your farm management knowledge and skills.
  • 100 hours self paced study.
  • Study in your own time at your own pace.

Course Aims

  • Develop strategic planning methods for an agricultural business.
  • Learn how to prepare a Farm Business Plan.
  • Develop methods for assessing the operations of a Farm Business.
  • Analyse the viability of different production enterprises:
  • Develop strategies for managing different farm production enterprises, covering workplace organisation and crop scheduling.
  • Plan the management of human resources in a farm business covering:
  • Develop methods for managing the physical resources of a farm business including managing equipment, machinery and buildings.
  • Develop methods for managing the natural resources of a farm business, covering topics:

Course Outline

There are 8 lessons in this course:

  1. Strategic Planning
    • Planning procedures
    • Policy formulation approach
    • Strategic management approach
    • Initial strategy approach
    • Farm business structures
    • Management plans
    • Financial terminolgy and the money market
    • Finding finance; rural finance sources
    • Financial terminology and record keeping
    • Contract law
    • Elements of a simple contract
    • Offers, acceptance, consideration
    • Strategic plans
    • Trusts
  2. Business Plans
    • Farm planning
    • Quality management systems
    • Whole farm planning
    • Preparing a business plan
    • Integrated production plans
  3. Business Assessment
    • Business goals
    • Factors involved in business assessment
    • Considering factors affecting your business
    • Drawing conclusions
  4. Viability Analysis
    • Assessing profit
    • Risk analysis and managing risk
    • Standards; cost efficiency
    • Cost of production
    • Quality and quantity standards
    • Financial records
    • The bookkeeping process
    • End of period accounting
    • Cash flow
    • Example of budget
    • Sensitivity analysis
  5. Management Strategies
    • Organising the workplace
    • Scheduling; production systems
    • System variables
    • Animal production systems
    • Lot feeding
    • Cropping systems
    • Polyculture
    • Office systems
    • Computers
    • Business diversification
    • Value adding
  6. Human Resources
    • Supervision
    • Oganisational structures
    • Leadership
    • Workplace changes
    • Interviewing, recruitment and staff induction
    • Giving instructions
    • Managing human resources
    • Work scheduling
    • Occupational Health and safety
    • Duty of care
    • Protective equipment
    • Dealing with chemicals
    • Handling tools and equipment
    • Safety auditing
  7. Physical Resources
    • Managing equipment
    • Machinery and building
    • Managing physical resources
    • Engineering efficiency
    • Animal structures
  8. Natural Resources
    • Regulations and legislation
    • Land care programs
    • Rehabilitation
    • Trees; erosion control
    • Soil degradation
    • Salinity
    • Soil acidification
    • Compaction
    • Chemical residues
    • Water management
    • Water quality
    • Irrigation and watering systems

Enrol Now

  • Experienced Tutor support
  • Certificate sent to you
  • Online study (Printed notes available)
  • Self paced - no set timetable
  • 12 months to complete course

From: $35.00 / week for 19 weeks

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    Why Study this Farm Management Course?

    Do you want to manage a farm? Do you want to start your own farm business? This online farm management course is that and more! This course will give you the necessary knowledge and skills needed for one to have the ability to manage different types of farms.

     

    Online Farm Management Course

    Study a  range of  topics related to farm management

    Farming is just as much about management as it is about animal or crop production. Unfortunately in today’s world, the ability to produce a good animal or crop is no guarantee for success!  Through this course, learn to analyse, diagnose and make decisions related to management of a farm business.

    • Improve your farm management knowledge and skills.
    • 100 hours self paced study.
    • Study in your own time at your own pace.

    Course Aims

    • Develop strategic planning methods for an agricultural business.
    • Learn how to prepare a Farm Business Plan.
    • Develop methods for assessing the operations of a Farm Business.
    • Analyse the viability of different production enterprises:
    • Develop strategies for managing different farm production enterprises, covering workplace organisation and crop scheduling.
    • Plan the management of human resources in a farm business covering:
    • Develop methods for managing the physical resources of a farm business including managing equipment, machinery and buildings.
    • Develop methods for managing the natural resources of a farm business, covering topics:

    Course Outline

    There are 8 lessons in this course:

    1. Strategic Planning
      • Planning procedures
      • Policy formulation approach
      • Strategic management approach
      • Initial strategy approach
      • Farm business structures
      • Management plans
      • Financial terminolgy and the money market
      • Finding finance; rural finance sources
      • Financial terminology and record keeping
      • Contract law
      • Elements of a simple contract
      • Offers, acceptance, consideration
      • Strategic plans
      • Trusts
    2. Business Plans
      • Farm planning
      • Quality management systems
      • Whole farm planning
      • Preparing a business plan
      • Integrated production plans
    3. Business Assessment
      • Business goals
      • Factors involved in business assessment
      • Considering factors affecting your business
      • Drawing conclusions
    4. Viability Analysis
      • Assessing profit
      • Risk analysis and managing risk
      • Standards; cost efficiency
      • Cost of production
      • Quality and quantity standards
      • Financial records
      • The bookkeeping process
      • End of period accounting
      • Cash flow
      • Example of budget
      • Sensitivity analysis
    5. Management Strategies
      • Organising the workplace
      • Scheduling; production systems
      • System variables
      • Animal production systems
      • Lot feeding
      • Cropping systems
      • Polyculture
      • Office systems
      • Computers
      • Business diversification
      • Value adding
    6. Human Resources
      • Supervision
      • Oganisational structures
      • Leadership
      • Workplace changes
      • Interviewing, recruitment and staff induction
      • Giving instructions
      • Managing human resources
      • Work scheduling
      • Occupational Health and safety
      • Duty of care
      • Protective equipment
      • Dealing with chemicals
      • Handling tools and equipment
      • Safety auditing
    7. Physical Resources
      • Managing equipment
      • Machinery and building
      • Managing physical resources
      • Engineering efficiency
      • Animal structures
    8. Natural Resources
      • Regulations and legislation
      • Land care programs
      • Rehabilitation
      • Trees; erosion control
      • Soil degradation
      • Salinity
      • Soil acidification
      • Compaction
      • Chemical residues
      • Water management
      • Water quality
      • Irrigation and watering systems

    Send me free info pack

      Enrol Now

      • Experienced Tutor support
      • Certificate sent to you
      • Online study (Printed notes available)
      • Self paced - no set timetable
      • 12 months to complete course

      From: $35.00 / week for 19 weeks

      Clear

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