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Printed on 9/23/2019

Agricultural Entrepreneurship New

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
72 hours in class and estimate 90 hours outside of class. 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
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. 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
72 hours in class and estimate 90 hours outside of class. 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.

Expected Competencies


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