Printed on 2/27/2021

Agricultural Entrepreneurship

20-006-5 Certificate (C) 9 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Appleton

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

Is farm or agribusiness ownership in your future? This Agricultural Entrepreneurship certificate will provide you with foundational skills in agribusiness management and operations as well as the opportunity to explore and develop an entrepreneurial mindset critical to future success. In addition to the agribusiness training, you’ll also be exposed to concepts of entrepreneurial thought/process, and experiential learning through identifying entrepreneurial problems, finding solutions and making connections beyond the classroom. This certificate can be combined with other degree programs.

COURSE LIST

Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • Introduction to Agribusiness
    10-006-133
    3Credit
    72
    90
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 90
    • Course Number: 10006133
    • Credits: 3.00

    Provides an overview of, and exploration into career pathways and employment opportunities, in the agricultural industry. Key issues discussed include trends and economic concepts of production, marketing and consumption of agriculture products, principles of management, and financial management.

  • Entrepreneurial Thinking
    10-145-115
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10145115
    • Credits: 3.00

    Engages participants in fundamental aspects of an entrepreneurial mindset as an essential life skill. Course draws upon concepts of entrepreneurial thought/process, and features real-world "unlikely" entrepreneurs who overcame challenges by embracing an entrepreneurial mindset. Experiential learning is obtained through identifying "problems", finding solutions, and making connections beyond the classroom.

  • Agribusiness Management
    10-006-151
    3Credit
    72
    90
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 90
    • Course Number: 10006151
    • Credits: 3.00

    Focuses on developing management skills and concepts that beginning agri-business professionals’ need in today’s changing workplace. Emphasis is given to designing and interpreting agriculture production spreadsheets, interpreting agri-business records, and preparing business and family goals. Complete business management plans will be created.

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