Top MBA in Agri-Business Management in IIBS Bangalore

The main aim of the course is to provide students with the knowledge about the concepts of crop cultivation, food production, agrichemicals, farm machinery, processing, seed supply, farm machinery and other concepts about agriculture business.

Unique opportunity for the experts

  • MBA in Agriculture Business Management is a full-time management program, of 2 years duration. 
  • It focuses on Agriculture and allied activities. However, the MBA in Agribusiness management has a different set of rules regarding 
  • Agri Marketing,
  • Agri Financing
  • Agri Production than the other regular MBA programs.
The first year of the Agri-Business Management program focuses on building fundamentals in the core concepts of management and providing the students basic conceptual and analytical skills required in different disciplines and functional areas for managerial effectiveness.
 

Agri-Business Rural Immersion Module (RIM) - Managing at the grassroots

  • The rural Immersion module is a distinctive feature at IIBS.
  • During RIM, all students are required to spend four weeks (one month) in rural areas. 
  • The objective of RIM is to provide students with an opportunity to interact with the rural people, thereby exposing them to the rural lifestyle, values, society, institutions, and the economy. 
  • The exercise not only brings students closer to the ground realities and constraints but also provides an understanding of the functioning of rural markets and their linkages with socio-economic institutions.
 

Agri-Business Rural Immersion Module (RIM) - Managing at the grassroots

  • The rural Immersion module is a distinctive feature at IIBS.
  • During RIM, all students are required to spend four weeks (one month) in rural areas. 
  • The objective of RIM is to provide students with an opportunity to interact with the rural people, thereby exposing them to the rural lifestyle, values, society, institutions, and the economy. 
  • The exercise not only brings students closer to the ground realities and constraints but also provides an understanding of the functioning of rural markets and their linkages with socio-economic institutions.
Term IV
  • Agricultural & Food Policy*
  • Agricultural Finance*
  • Marketing of Agricultural Inputs*
  • Strategic Food Marketing*
  • Management for Agribusiness  Projects *
  • Shodh Yatra (between Term IV & V)
  • Market Research and Information Systems
  • Rural Immersion Module (2 phases, total credit 1 unit) Phase
 
Term V
  • International Agri-Food Trade
  • Value Chain Management – Applications in Agribusiness
  • CINE: Understanding Creativity, Innovation, Knowledge, Networks, And Entrepreneurship
  • Food and Agri-business International Strategies and Organisations
  • Micro Finance Management
  • Food Supply Chain Management
  • Analyzing and Building Competencies 
  • Carbon Finance Public Policy
  • Social Entrepreneurship: Innovating Social Change
  • Sales and Distribution Management For Agriculture
Term VI
  • Agribusiness Entrepreneurship*
  • Agribusiness Leadership*
  • Agricultural Futures and Option Markets
  • Agricultural Markets and Pricing
  • Economics of Food Quality
  • Applied Agricultural Trade and Policy Analysis#
  • Managing Sustainability
  • Managing Energy Businesses
  • Investigating Corporate Social Irresponsibility
  • Rural Immersion Module (2 phases) Phase II
 

The key characteristics governing the Agriculture Management Programme are:

  • Long investment cycles, long production cycles, production volatility, food safety issues, the food security, and environmental implications
  • Agribusiness consists of agricultural production and allied sectors and/or businesses which consist of agrichemicals, breeding, crop production, distribution, farm machinery, food 
  • processing, seed supply, marketing, sales, export-import, finance management, supply chain management, taxation, and trading.
 

The Long production cycles 

  • In each situation, there is a different set of rules for Agri-Business Management.
  • There can be lags of several years between Agriculture planning and outcomes. 
  • It takes several years to develop an agriculture area for business and during this period, market conditions can change dramatically.
  • Another example of Agribusiness management is Forestry, which is a very long-term investment, with a lag of 30 years or more.

Scope of MBA in Agribusiness Management Courses

  • 30+ Types of Industries & More than 100 Recruiters
  • Encourages entrepreneurial capabilities in participants to make them effective change agents in agri-business and develops capabilities to become leaders in the agribusiness market
  • The rural sector has compelled agri-input companies providing seed, fertilizer, pesticides, credit as well as insurance firms, to engage trained professionals to serve the market creatively and remain competitive
  • 30+ Types of Industries & More than 100 Recruiters

The main objective of the MBA in Food & Agribusiness Management

  • To transform the participants into competent professional managers for the agriculture, food, agri-business, rural, and allied sectors.
  • The program builds sensitivity to domestic and international market needs and spans the entire agricultural value chain.
  • To equip the participants with the requisite knowledge, skills, and attitudes for managerial decision making and implementation in the unique context of agribusiness which is different from the regular business environment

MBA Agri-Business Management Career Opportunity

  • 30+ Types of Industries & More than 100 Recruiters
  • A steady rise in placement packages has been observed as the need for Agri-Business managers is rising year after year. 
  • National and Multi-Nationals  Companies are realizing the importance of the Agribusiness market. 
  • Chicken & Meat Processing, Dairy Processing, Co-operatives
  • Fertilizer; Agrochemicals
  • NBFCs working in Agri and Rural Sector; Micro Finance
  • Agri Commodity Trading Sector; Agri Warehousing Sector
  • Agri Export Houses; E-Commerce; Teaching & Research

There are huge Scopes and job opportunity after doing MBA/PGDM with Agri-Business

India is ranked 2nd in the world in agricultural and farm output, this course promises a good career scope for MBA with Agri-Business professionals.
 

This course also covers a range of aspects of economics besides broader sectors of management like 

  • Finance, 
  • Including Lending, 
  • Commodity Training, 
  • Microfinance, 
  • Supply Chain Management, 
  • Taxation, 
  • Marketing, and 
  • Rural Marketing. 
The course involves concepts of production, marketing, and trading of agriculture-related products.

Jobs for MBA/PGDM with Agri-Business in the agriculture sector :

  • Agricultural Salesperson
  • Field Officer
  • Agricultural Economist
  • Farm Manager
  • Manager Trainee
  • Sales and Marketing Coordinator
  • Agricultural Specialist
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Solutions Engineer
  • Risk Manager
  • Operations Manager

Top Recruiters

Godrej Agrovet, PI Industries, Pioneering Ventures, Ninjacart, Earnest & Young, INI Farms, Reliance Fresh, KPMG, HUL, Amazon, Olam, UDAAN, Mahindra Greenyard, Adani, TATA consumer & coffee, Cloudtail, TATA Chemicals, and Many more
 

100+ companies are looking for immediate requirements in Agri-Business Industry.

PLACEMENT

The Minimum salary MBA/PGDM with Agri-Business is Rs.6 LPA. And Average Salary Rs.8.5 LPA. 
Note:
  • Fees should be paid in three instalments by Demand Draft in favour of International Institute of Business Studies payable at Bangalore only.
  • We do not accept cheques under any circumstances.
  • The above mentioned fees indicates only tuition fees and doesn't include hostel fees and other expenses.

Admission Eligibilty / Entrance Test

  1. A graduate with UG degree in any stream/discipline holding a minimum of 50 percent marks from a recognized institution/university. UG students in their final year can also apply.
  2. IIBSAT, CAT, XLRI Admission Test (XAT), Management Aptitude Test (MAT), ATMA or any equivalent state entrance test.

MBA Admission Procedure and Test

How to apply to IIBS :

Candidates aspiring to join MBA in IIBS can get the IIBS prospectus by courier / Post, directly in person or apply online.

By Courier/Post :

Make a Demand Draft of Rs.1000/- in favor of International Institute of Business Studies payable at Bangalore and address it to Bangalore National Head Office address.

Directly in person:

pay Rs.1000/- at the institute counter or from the local representatives or selected Axis Bank branches, or selected IMS & CL coaching centers.

Apply online:

You can also get the list of local representatives along with their contact details from the above website.

Online Registration:

Apply online. Kindly follow the steps listed below:

  1. Fill in your personal information, give the payment particulars of demand draft number, date and submit the form online.
  2. Then, take a printout of your application form andfill in all the necessary details in ink.
  3. Paste your recent photograph and sign across the photograph.
  4. Enclose the Demand Draft of Rs.1050/- in favour of International Institute of Business Studies payable at Bangalore and send it to National Head Office, Bangalore along with the application form.
  5. Send the enclosed application form with the demand draft by courier / registered post / speed post.
  6. We will send you our prospectus by courier or postonce we receive the DD. Cheques will not be accepted.
  7. The application form and prospectus will be only in the name of the applicant who wishes to apply. It is non-transferable.

Group Discussion:

Group discussion and personal interviews will be conducted for shortlisted students. The test locations includes Bangalore, Pune, Delhi, Allahabad, Patna, Ranchi, Jaipur, Hyderabad, Guwahati, Bhubaneswar, Bhopal, Indore, Srinagar, Kanpur, Varanasi, Gorakhpur, Agra, Hissar, Chandigarh, Dhanbad, Jodpur, Bikaner, Pune, Panji, Raipur, Bhilai, Cheenai, Cochin, Ahmedabad & Agartala.

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