1-800-4-ALFRED (425-3733)
Print PDF

AGEC 3213  Farm & Rural Business Mgmt I

Credits: 3.00 Credits

This is the first in a two semester series where both the production management and financial management of a rural or farm business are studied. The course emphasizes the skills needed to manage a profitable business including analysis of financial statements, record keeping, key production management areas, leadership and decision-making skills. Aspects and functions of management as well as types of decision making will be introduced. Acquiring and organizing financial management information will be the primary emphasis of the course including constructing and analyzing financial statements and pertinent production information. The importance of good management (financial and otherwise) to the success of the business will be stressed.

AGEC 4303  Farm & Rural Business Mgmt II

Credits: 3.00 Credits

This is the second in a two semester series where both the production management and financial management of a rural or farm business are studied. The course emphasizes the skills needed to manage a profitable business including analysis of financial statements, record keeping, key production management areas, leadership and decision-making skills. The relationship between good management performance and financial success will be stressed. The primary emphasis of the course is improving management skills and acquiring resources for management. This includes farm business organization and transfer, as well as the acquisition of resources for rural enterprises. The importance of risk management and enterprise analysis to the success of the business will be stressed.