The 6th edition, of the Agribusiness Management Programme, AgMP 6, commenced at the School on Monday, February 13, 2017. The class comprises of 42 professionals in the agribusiness value chain.
Participants were given a guided tour of the School’s facilities upon their arrival before settling in for the classroom sessions for the day.
Speaking at the welcome cocktail, participants expressed high expectations of the programme. Adeoye Durodola, CEO, Joad Geo Project Limited, hopes the programme will enable him have an in-depth understanding of agribusiness value chain strategies. “I want to branch into agriculture and I hope to have an understanding of the agribusiness value chains strategies” he said.
For Oladipo Bolaji, Agribusiness analyst, Union bank, he hopes the programme will enable him sharpen his skills as an agribusiness analyst “I want to know global best practices in doing things along various agricultural value chains this will enable me sharpen my skills so I can be able to advice customers better” he said.
The AgMP is an innovative and stimulating learning experience that integrates classroom knowledge and theory with action learning. It nurtures agribusiness managers and leaders to apply practical skills and solutions to their roles in organisations. Both the content and design of this intensive programme are based on a comprehensive needs analysis and innovative design process done in collaboration with Agribusiness industry practitioners and experts.