AEM 3290

AEM 3290

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

Gives students interested in agribusiness management exposure to the managerial practices essential to the success of agriculture, agribusiness, and food companies competing in the global marketplace. The course involves an intense one-week international field study trip that takes place during Spring break of the Spring semester the course is offered. The study trip involves a combination of educational instruction at a host university, along with organized field study trips to agricultural and food system related operations, both public and private in organization, in the selected country. The course meets for a few sessions in advance of the field study trip. A paper analyzing an aspect of the field study is required.

When Offered Spring (offered in odd-numbered years only).

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: previous business management or applied economics courses necessary.

Course Attribute (CU-ITL)

  • Describe successful managerial practices in global agriculture, agribusiness, and food industry companies.
  • Explain important factors involved in agricultural industry development, including comparative advantages in production, human, and technological resources, agricultural and trade policies, integrated agricultural systems, and global competitiveness.
  • Analyze and communicate economic concepts of agricultural activities as they relate to domestic and international influences.

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one seminar and one field studies. Combined with: FDSC 3290

  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 17432 AEM 3290   SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Schmit, T

  • Prerequisite: By application only. Course fee: Field study co-payment $1000, scholarships available based on financial need. Students are selected with priority given to juniors and seniors in CALS. Application deadline October 12, 2018.

  • 17433 AEM 3290   FLD 801

  • Taught in Spain. Travel dates to Spain are leaving March 29, 2019 and returning April 7, 2019.