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FARM BUSINESS MANAGEMENT - ADVANCED MANAGEMENT


Award: Certificate / 30 Credits
Location: One on one instructions at student's farm  
Program Starts: Fall
Course Plan: Three Year



Do you want to harvest a more successful business?

This personalized program is designed to help working farmers improve business operations. Learning more about agriculture and applying it directly to your farm is the best way to maintain your competitive edge. Our highly-qualified, licensed instructors provide practical training in; accounting, budgeting, finance, tax management, business analysis and marketing plus helping chart business trends. Instructors will come to your farm to work directly with all members of the family who participate in business operations. This is a very effective method for problem solving and helping you meet business and personal goals.

The Enterprise Management element of this program includes an annual analysis to point out strengths and target the best ways to improve business and generate new profit. Look forward to results that optimize production, control costs and improve your business management skills.

We make flexibility and accessibility top priorities in order to accommodate busy farm schedules and this program uses technology that fits the way you conduct day-to-day business operations. Occasional classroom sessions along with farm tours and field trips can be scheduled with your instructor and feedback from participants have been extremely positive. Another advantage is easy access to instructors by phone, fax and e-mail to get information about their farm business and management issues. This comprehensive Farm Business Management Education Program helps you plan for tomorrow and can lead to significant benefits.

Are you eligible to enroll? Students must be farm business operators or managers or must secure the consent of an instructor.

Note: Farm Business Management Education Program is a credit-based program of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. Most Instructors are members of the National Farm and Ranch Business Management Education Association, Inc. and other professional organizations.

 
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Farm Business Management - Advanced Management Certificate was last updated on 03/04/2011
Note: This is an unofficial document that should be used for planning purposes only. Course listings are provided only as a guideline and may be changed.

Course Sequence Example Plan - Three Year

Fall Semester - First Year
Course # Course Title Credits
FBMA2200
Current Issues in Farm Business Management
This course assists students to develop skills in business management. Students investigate and apply tools that are effective in reducing potential risk, performing strategic planning, and revising business plans in farm business operations. Emphasis is placed on the research of business management alternatives to meet business and personal needs. This course may be repeated as needed. (1 Cr - 1 lect, 0 lab)
1.00
Total 5.00
Spring Semester - First Year
Course # Course Title Credits
Total 5.00
Fall Semester - Second Year
Course # Course Title Credits
Total 5.00
Spring Semester - Second Year
Course # Course Title Credits
Total 5.00
Fall Semester - Third Year
Course # Course Title Credits
Total 5.00
Spring Semester - Third Year
Course # Course Title Credits
Total 5.00
Estimated Tuition
30 cr  x  $184.00 = $5,520.00 
Books: contact program advisor 
Other Costs: contact program advisor 

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Program Graduate Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the graduate will:
  • Effectively manage their farm business utilizing analysis, business planning and goals.
  • Interpret trend analysis.
  • Evaluate the business plan(s).
  • Modify and implement changes to the business plan based on the current business environment.

Farm Business Management - Advanced Management Faculty & Advisors

1-800-247-5039 / Directory

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ALBERT LEA CAMPUS
2200 Riverland Dr.
Albert Lea, MN 56007
507-379-3300
AUSTIN CAMPUS
1900 8th Avenue NW
Austin, MN 55912
507-433-0600
OWATONNA COLLEGE & UNIVERSITY CENTER
965 Alexander Drive SW
Owatonna, MN 55060
507-455-5880
Required Core Courses (30 Credits)
Course ## Name
Credits
Course Outline
FBMA2201
0.00 N/A
FBMA2210
0.00 N/A
FBMA2211
0.00 N/A
FBMA2212
0.00 N/A
FBMA2213
0.00 N/A
FBMA2214
0.00 N/A
FBMA2220
0.00 N/A
FBMA2221
0.00 N/A
FBMA2222
0.00 N/A
FBMA2223
0.00 N/A
FBMA2224
0.00 N/A

Farm Business Management - Advanced Management (CERT) Program Curriculum was last updated on 03/04/2011

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