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Agribusiness Management Programme

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Programme snapshot

  • Date: 1st run: 06 May 2024 (15 days over 3 months) ; 2nd run: 05 Aug 2024 (15 days over 3 months)
  • Fee: ₦3,500,000.00
  • Location: LBS Campus
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The AgMP creates a unique environment that provides each participant with the individual insight, coaching, strategies, and leadership skills needed to achieve better decisions and results for their company. Theory and action learning (including experiential and practical) are merged to provide a stimulating experience for participants on the AgMP. This intensive programme is for agribusiness managers and players in the agriculture value chain who seek practical skills and solutions to challenges in their organisations/businesses. Its content and design are based on a comprehensive analysis and innovative design process developed in collaboration with practitioners and experts in the agribusiness industry

Learning Objectives and Benefits

  • Gain exposure to current global, regional, and domestic trends and market realities to enhance strategic capabilities and planning.
  • Understand the changing roles of policymakers and government agencies in shaping the value chain.
  • Adopt an action learning approach, with an emphasis on skills development and application of learning to field-based projects in your organisation.
  • Use strategic planning tools and management strategies to utilise the growing opportunities for processed food.
  • Understand the value chain linkages and players to inform the design of appropriate financial instruments.

Who should attend

The AgMP is for company executives and managers with decision-making power, professionals in charge of considerable portfolios and projects within their organisation. This covers a range of stakeholders across the agricultural sector including:

  • Development Organisations/NGO’s
  • Producer/Farmer Organisations
  • Agribusiness Corporations
  • Policymakers/Government Agencies
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Value Chain Players
  • Financial Institutions

Structure and Curriculum

Module 1: Critical and Strategic Thinking in Agribusiness

  • Why Agribusiness and not Agriculture?
  • Systems, Strategic and Dynamic thinking in Agribusiness
  • Agribusiness- Sector Analysis
  • Agribusiness- Sector Value Chain Analysis
  • Analysis of Business Problem in Agribusiness
  • Farm Tour/Visit
  • Action Learning Project

The class would go on a field learning trip that has the complete agriculture value chain: from production to packaging. The chosen farm can be in Nigeria or a neighbouring country. Cost of the trip is not included in the programme fee.


Module 2: Entrepreneurial Mindset & Positioning

  • The Entrepreneurial Mindset
  • Opportunity Assessment in Agribusiness Value Chain
  • Agribusiness Models
  • Quantitative Decision Making
  • Financial Planning in Agribusiness
  • Financial Simulation Model in Agribusiness
  • The Business Model Canvass
  • Resource Marshalling
  • Action Learning Project


Module 3: Operational Excellence

  • Route to Market
  • Tracking Performance in Agribusiness
  • Food Standards & Safety
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Understanding the Export Segment
  • Systems and Processes in Agribusiness
  • Action Learning Project

Admission process

  • Complete an application form online or make a request to execedsales@lbs.edu.ng
  • All applications undergo a thorough screening process prior to confirmation of admission
  • The Programme Manager will get in touch with you as soon as an admission is granted.


Dr Ikechukwu Kelikume
Academic Director

Jide Adedeji

Dr Jide Adedeji

Alternate Academic Director


Upcoming Sessions and Contact

For more information, please call Ife on 07086095194 or send an email to execedsales@lbs.edu.ng

Got questions?

Send us a quick message, stating your questions or concerns about this programme and expect a response in a few minutes.

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