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Opleiding: Master in Agricultural Production Chain Management - Livestock Chains

Aangeboden door: Hogeschool Van Hall Larenstein

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Study, understand and improve the complex series of chains involved in livestock produce and use the impact of technological advancements and international regulations to your advantage.Livestock produce such as milk, meat, eggs and their numerous by-products make their way to domestic and international markets through a complex series of chains. Stakeholders in these livestock production chains have to respond to the changes brought on by technological advancements. They also have to deal with an ever-greater number of national and international laws and regulations, such as those governing international food-quality standards and sustainable labels. Our specialization in Livestock Chains will teach you how to keep up with the latest developments and use them to your advantage.

The Master of Agricultural Production Chain Management is intended for professionals working in organisations dealing with agricultural production, processing, marketing, quality control and logistics. If you are a mid-career professional with an interest in managing an agri-related business, this programme will prepare you for the wear and tear of one of the world's most important and powerful industries.Livestock produce such as milk, meat, eggs and their numerous by-products make their way to domestic and international markets through a complex series of chains. Stakeholders in these livestock production chains have to respond to the changes brought on by technological advancements. They also have to deal with an ever-greater number of national and international laws and regulations, such as those governing international food-quality standards and sustainable labels. Our specialization in Livestock Chains will teach you how to keep up with the latest developments and use them to your advantage.

The Master of Agricultural Production Chain Management is intended for professionals working in organisations dealing with agricultural production, processing, marketing, quality control and logistics. If you are a mid-career professional with an interest in managing an agri-related business, this programme will prepare you for the wear and tear of one of the world's most important and powerful industries.

Kosten

2015 Full-time Institutioneel € 13350 / jaar
2015 Full-time Internationaal € 13350 / jaar
2016 Full-time Institutioneel € 13500 / jaar
2016 Full-time Internationaal € 13500 / jaar

1st year

This one-year Master programme consists of nine-months taught courses and a three-month research project culminating in a thesis. Course subjects are: Introduction (4 EC), Value-Chain Analysis (10 EC), Integrated Chain Management (8 EC), Value Chain Entrepreneurship (4 EC), Professional Environment (13 EC), Research (4 EC ), Livestock Management (9 EC), Thesis (18 EC).

admission

Applicants with a different background may also apply: eligibility will be determined by VHL admissions office.

characteristics

The agricultural industry is currently more vibrant and resourceful than ever before; with two unique specializations in horticulture and livestock chains, our graduates are equipped for management positions in the business world of animals, flowers and food.

curriculum

Topics include value chain analysis, innovating services and processes in existing livestock chains; developing policies for livestock chains; managing an efficient, competitive and safe livestock chain; managing innovative livestock projects or programmes; conducting applied research in livestock chains.

During your thesis will use your own professional experience as a starting point, examining a particular aspect of the horticulture or livestock production chain.

instruction modes

Competence-based learning through case studies, projects, role-play, simulations, practical assignments, field trips and lectures.

international

VHL arranges all visa procedures and guarantees housing for students admitted to this programme.

objectives

To conduct applied research contributing towards an efficient and sustainable value chain.
To initiate innovative chain processes and projects,
To support business service entrepreneurs,
To facilitate the governance of sustainable value chains,
To develop policies for inclusive value chains,
To show a professional attitude in a changing international business environment,
To effectively communicate value chain developments to specialists and non-specialists.

sustainable strengthening

Graduates work as mid-level managers in organizations with the aim to enhance the management and co-ordination capacity of organizations or companies in order to initiate, direct and guide changes or processes.

tuition fee

€13,350 per year (EEA / non-EEA students)

Niveau WO
Vorm Full-time
Incompany Nee
Open inschrijving Nee
Doorlooptijd 12 maanden
Type MSc (Master of Science)
Kosten (indicatie) Tussen de €450 en €1350
Titulatuur MSc (Master of Science)
Benodigde taalkennis Engels
Gefinancierd Privé
Afronding Diploma
Credits 70