Business principles applied to a farm enterprise/agroindustry. Agricultural management: framework of farm management. Farm Planning Techniques: Budgeting and Linear Programming. Strategic decision-making in agribusiness. Managing human resources. Business control. Analysis of farming results. Project planning and investment decisions.
Project Management. Project concept. Project cycle. Project costs and benefits. Financial and economic aspects of project analysis. Analysis of measure of net worth. Guidelines for project preparation. Project formats. Application of project management software. Case studies on national and regional agricultural and natural resources projects.
Introduction to agricultural extension. Agricultural extension: principles, programmes and management; Participatory Research Approach. Systems analysis and modelling; farming systems research.