3 day Masterclass




This 3 Day Masterclass provides an overview of the whole agribusiness value chain, from life sciences and farming to food processing and retailing. You will develop key skills in strategic analysis through a number of case studies drawn from different parts of the value chain.

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expand your knowledge

Learn how the agribusiness industry really works

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learn in depth

Look at the complex supply chain interrelationships between life science companies, primary producers, food supply chain businesses and retailers

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gain strategic advantage

Explore risk management strategies and understand how to manage volatility in global commodity markets

master agribuisiness from the ground up

This 3 day intensive course in Agribusiness will provide an overview of the whole agribusiness supply chain, with a range of case studies from different geographies looking at issues around strategic positioning, financial strategy and marketing strategy. This will include farming companies, trading companies, land investing companies and life science companies.  


In just 3 days you will:

  • Gain a thorough understanding of the agribusiness industry
  • Consider the outlook to 2050
  • Learn about types of investment
  • Find out how to manage agribusiness in practice
  • Get up to speed with agribusiness finance and valuation
  • Learn about marketing, technology and sustainability

Organisations that will benefit:

  • Farming Companies
  • Land Investing Companies
  • Life Science Companies
  • Commodity producers
  • Food companies
  • Investors and hedge funds
  • Suppliers
  • Commodity traders and exchanges
  • Banks and lawyers
  • Government: agribusiness ministries and regulators

Who will attend:

  • C-level Executives: CEO, CFO, COO
  • Business Development and Sales
  • Marketing Executives
  • Environmental impact
  • Public Relations
  • Procurement and Sourcing
  • Lawyers
  • Strategic Planners
  • Corporate Finance
  • Investor Relations

Course Agenda

  • Introduction to agribusiness and the upstream value chain
  • Case study: Major International Life Science Company
  • Current dynamics and future outlook for Commodity Markets
  • Discussion/group exercise: Competitive advantage in commodity markets
  • Overview of Global Agricultural primary production
  • Case study: Large scale horticultural business in Kenya
  • Agricultural Supply Chains
  • Case Study: Applying “Lean Thinking” to the UK Dairy Supply Chain
  • Case Study: Large Scale Backward Supply Chain Integration
  • Global agribusiness trade and policy
  • Case study: European Union’s Common Agricultural Policy
  • Case study: The US Farm Bill
  • The agribusiness outlook to 2050
  • Group discussion/workshop: scenarios for global agribusiness in 2050
  • Investment in global agribusiness
  • Appraising agribusiness investment projects
  • Case study: African agri-investment - challenges of project execution in the least developed countries
  • Case study: Appraising a company agribusiness investment project: critiquing teasers and investment memorandums
  • Farm management in practice
  • Case study: Farming structures in Argentina - The emergence of a new kind of farming company?
  • Agribusiness finance and valuation
  • Commodity trading and risk management
  • Case Study: A major international commodity trading business
  • Future agribusiness issues
  • Key lessons learned: the future of agribusiness

For further information please call: +44 (0)207 092 1045

  • “The depth and knowledge of my trainer was extremely impressive. In 3 days I have had, without a doubt, a masterclass on the industry. Truly world class.”

    - Gordon Dowall Potter, Past Delegate

  • “Well worth 3 days of study!”

    - Syed Hamza, Past Delegate

  • “The training was excellent! I give it a 10 and will get my trainer's support for my next challenges.”

    - Head of Partnerships & Customer Loyalty at Avis Budget, Past Delegate

  • “Extremely constructive course with a very good dynamic and passionate trainer.”

    - Managing Director at BNP Paribas, Past Delegate

  • “Impressive and cooperative trainer who wanted to make sure the delegates understood.”

    - Budgeting, Planning & Reporting Manager, Past Delegate


We can come to you too! If you have a team of six or more, why not hold a private course? Our experts come to you and the course is tailored to your requirements.

Call +44 (0)20 7092 1045 (United Kingdom)
or emma-jane.dinan@terrapinn.com (Asia Pacific)
for more details


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