MBA – Agribusiness Management (16 Months Online)

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Overview
Courses
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Eligibility
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Overview

Program Length

16 Months (Accelerated)

Total Months

Total ECTS Credits

90

Total Program Fee

9000 EUR


Includes tuition and all other applicable fees

Format

Online

Program Overview

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Agribusiness is a vital industry and a sector of business that includes food production, farming, and farming-related commercial activities. It is concerned with all the steps required in the production, processing, circulation, marketing, and logistics of agricultural products.

 

The Rushford MBA curriculum focuses on the growing demand of skilled professionals in large global business houses, local industries, and small to medium scale enterprises. The curriculum has been effectively designed by specialists to create leaders in all sectors of the Agribusiness World. Agriculture plays a pivotal role in the economic development of the country. Strategic management, financing, and investment in modern technologies in farms and agro-processing businesses have developed a competitive environment and thus require professionals with both technical and business knowledge.

 

This is a comprehensive program for students to acquire an advanced understanding of business administration and focussed knowledge about agribusiness management. This program takes you through systemwide business and management functions conducted by establishments throughout the agribusiness sector.

 

Rushford offers Recognition of Prior Experience (RPE) and thus a formal bachelor’s degree is not mandatory for entering this program.

Program Fees:

The program fee for this program is EUR 9000 if paid in full before enrollment. If you prefer to pay in monthly installments, the total program fees paid will be slightly higher due to administrative charges. We offer two flexible monthly program fees payment plans for this program as follows :

 

Number of Monthly  Installments Monthly Installment Amount Total Program Fee Payable
6 1575 9450
12 800 9600
Courses

Approx. Course Length

2-3 weeks

Total ECTS Credits

90

Max. Number of Transfer Credits:

30

Courses Overview

 

The Rushford Online MBA program in Agribusiness Management is comprised of a total of 28 courses and each course lasts approximately 2-3 weeks. Each course is comprised of 4-6 ECTS credits. Students must complete 18 Core course, 5 out of the 10 elective courses, and a capstone project to earn a total of 90 ECTS for becoming eligible for the MBA in Agribusiness Management award.

 

Managerial Economics MBA001
4 Credits | Approx. 3 weeks

Managerial Skills MBA002
4 Credits | Approx. 3 weeks

Accounting for Financial Reporting MBA003
4 Credits | Approx. 3 weeks

3

Business Analytics MBA005
4 Credits | Approx. 3 weeks

Approx. 3

Financial Management MBA006
4 Credits | Approx. 3 weeks

Marketing Management MBA010
4 Credits | Approx. 3 weeks

Financial Statement Analysis MBA011
4 Credits | Approx. 3 weeks

Sales Management (Elective) MBA014
4 Credits | Approx. 3 weeks

Business Communications (Elective) MBA016
44 Credits | Approx. 3 weeks

Business Law (Elective) MBA017
4 Credits | Approx. 3 weeks

Food Processing Technology MBA-AB003
2 Credits | Approx. 2 weeks
Capstone Project MBA-AB012
14 Credits | Approx. 10 weeks

Careers & Outcomes

Job Growth

30%

Outcomes and Careers:

The ‘MBA Agribusiness’ upholds the mission of Rushford for bridging the skills-need gap with innovative business programs tailored towards core business studies and agricultural sciences. The objective of MBA in Agribusiness is to develop a platform to motivate and provide systematic knowledge to the students to realize their dream of agripreneurship.

 

The MBA Agribusiness offers multiple career options like business ownership, farm or ranch management, financial and strategic consulting, academics, international business, commodity trading, marketing, market analyst, logistics, public relations, policy, natural resources, management in small and large companies and several other allied fields.

 

Job Outlook

The agricultural sector is the lifeline of human existence. 65% of working adults directly or indirectly rely on agriculture for their livelihood and represents a tremendous opportunity for job creation and shared prosperity. Overall, agribusiness and beverage are a US$ 13 trillion industry. The industry is comprised of bigger multi-national corporates, large national level companies and small & medium enterprises (SMEs). SME’s employ the largest number of agribusiness professionals worldwide.

 

With the good availability of agricultural products across countries during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Agribusiness industry has proven to be highly durable and resilient to stress.

Eligibility

Eligibility

Rushford maintains very high standards for students who enter our academic programs. For all MBA programs, the following criteria need to be met before admission is offered to a prospective student.

 

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent recognized academic title in any discipline

 

Qualifications Waiver:

For students who don’t have a Bachelor’s Degree, Rushford uses Recognition of Prior Experience (RPE). Rushford generally utilizes over 3 years of relevant experience in a significant role for waiver of Bachelor’s Degree. Please contact us at admissions@rushford.ch  for exploring this pathway.

 

Proficiency in English:

Evidence of Proficiency in English

IELTS 6.0+ , OR

PTE 50+ , OR

TOEFL 550+, OR

Any other proficiency test taken in the last 2 years

 

English Proficiency Waiver:

The English proficiency test is waived for the following candidates:

Native English Speakers, OR;

Applicants having completed their schooling in English (i.e. High School Diploma or IB), OR;

Applicants having completed their undergraduate degree in English in an English speaking country, OR;

2 Years of work experience in a setting in which English is the primary language of work

 

Accreditation
  • EduQua Certified Swiss Institution

    Rushford Business School is certified by EduQua, a Swiss quality label for further education institutions. EduQua is an accreditation body recognized and supported by the Swiss Confederate Government. EduQua is the first quality certification for public and private educational institutions in Switzerland and is recognized, supported, and endorsed by the following organizations: • Swiss Federal Government • Swiss Conference of Cantonal Ministers of Education (EDK) • State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) • Swiss Conference for Professional Training department (SBBK) • Swiss Association of Employment Departments (VSAA) • Swiss Federation for Adult Learning (SVEB)

  • QS 5 Stars for Online Learning

    Rushford Business School received a 5 Star Rating from QS Stars for Online Learning. The School also received an overall 4 Star rating and a 5 Star Rating for Teaching. QS Stars is a rating system that provides a detailed look at an institution, enabling you to identify which universities are the best in the specific topics that you care about, like program strength, facilities, graduate employability, social responsibility, inclusiveness, and more.

    QS 5 Stars for Online Learning
  • ACCREDITATION COUNCIL FOR BUSINESS SCHOOLS AND PROGRAMS (ACBSP)

    Rushford Business School is a member of the “Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) ACBSP is a global accrediting body which accredits business programs at the associate, baccalaureate, and graduate degree levels worldwide since 1988. Rushford Business School is part of a membership that extends to more than 60 countries. ACBSP members are amongst the best educators in their respective fields, interested in learning innovative teaching methods, improving the delivery of business education programs, and creative value for their students.

  • INTERNATIONAL ACCREDITATION COUNCIL FOR BUSINESS EDUCATION (IACBE)

    Rushford Business School is a member of the “International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE)” The IACBE accredits business programs that lead to degrees at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels in institutions of higher education worldwide. All modes of delivery, campuses, locations, and instructional sites, as well as all business programs regardless of degree level, will normally be included in the IACBE accreditation review.

  • UNITED NATIONS PRINCIPLES FOR RESPONSIBLE MANAGEMENT EDUCATION (PRME)

    Rushford Business School is a proud supporter and Signatory of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education (UN PRME). PRME is an initiative of the United Nations Global Compact founded in 2007 as a platform to encourage and increase awareness and integration of sustainability in business schools around the world. Today, PRME is the largest coordinated effort between the world’s business schools and the United Nations. Rushford Business School became a PRME signatory in 2020. As a school, we understand the privilege and responsibility of providing quality education that gives learners the knowledge and tools they need to succeed, change lives, and transform societies.

  • Swiss Higher Educational Institution

    Rushford Business School is an approved post-secondary higher educational Institution with the authority to award private degrees in Switzerland. The institute is registered in the Canton of Zug, Switzerland under the UID CH-170.4.018.974-7.

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