India is an agro-based country; a surplus of our national income is derived from agriculture. This field has undergone a number of transformations over the years owing to technological progression and support from Government. Rural and Agri Business Management deals with handling vital agricultural functions, application of technology towards achieving profits for farmers, tools and techniques of agribusiness, enhancing the quality and quantity of agricultural produce, etc. It also encompasses dealing with businesses providing services and supplies to producers, cooperatives, businesses adding value to agricultural produce, etc. It aims at an overall development of the agricultural sector, thus ensuring rural development. The field of Agriculture has been growing rapidly in India over the years. It has been estimated to drive the GDP rate upto 6.4 percent in the economic year 2013-2014.
PGDM in Rural and Agri Business
EINS Education provides PGDM hybrid program (2 years) at par with an MBA in Rural and Agribusiness Management through the Welingkar Institute of Management. With a view to create competent professionals in this growing and promising sector, the program imparts standard knowledge and essential skills to aspiring professionals. It is provided through the mode of distance learning that is ideal for seeking growth oriented jobs. The Welingkar’s distance MBA program (PGDM hybrid) also provides 100 percent placement support to all.
|CODE||SEMESTER I||CODE||SEMESTER II|
|391||Principles of Management||408||Strategic management|
|2||Financial Accounting||66||Cost Accounting|
|406||Fundamentals Of Communication & Interview Preparation **||403||The Integrative Manager|
|260||Human Resource Management||404||Innovation Management|
|68||Marketing Management||407||Mastering The Interview & Networking Skills **|
|6||Managerial Economics||338||Project We- Like|
|CODE||SEMESTER III||CODE||SEMESTER IV|
|347||Rural Dynamics||350||Social Entrepreneurship|
|348||Agri Finance Management & Micro Finance||398||Customer Centric Organisation|
|349||Management of Agri Input Industry||353||Agri Price Risk Management|
|390||Rural Consumer Behaviour||346||Project|
|339||Project - ISR|
Career in Rural and Agri Business
Since, Rural and Agri business management is the need of the day, there is severe demand for well-trained managers in this sector. Some of the common job roles with this specialization include Agribusiness Managers, Assistant Agribusiness Managers, Administration Officers, Seeds Specialists, Sales Agronomists, Business Development Managers, Farm Supervisors, Agribusiness Banking- Relationship Managers, Area Business Managers, Technical Advisors- Crop Science, etc.