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Join more than 11,000 food and agribusiness professionals who have benefited from attending a Purdue University Center for Food and Agricultural Business seminar.

Our faculty and staff are passionate about providing you the best learning experience possible. In the classroom, you will interact with faculty experts in agribusiness management who teach business concepts within the context of the agriculture industry you serve. Plus, you will network with a group of your peers from across industry sectors.

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Sales Management and Leadership

June 1-2, 2016

Assess your management skills and learn techniques to become a more effective sales manager via interactive lectures, real-world case studies and a collaborative learning environment.

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precision-selling-girl

Precision Selling: Building Relationships with Large Farmers

June 8-9, 2016

Learn strategies for working with large-scale producers in the evolving agricultural marketplace. Explore complexities of working with growers and delve into sales strategy.

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structuring-decisions-1

Strategic Decision Making

June 28-30, 2016

Gain the knowledge and tools to make difficult business choices. Learn to clarify a specific decision, list alternatives and manage risk to significantly increase your odds of success.

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ag-finance

Agribusiness Finance for Non-Financial Managers

July 26-29, 2016

Deepen understanding of financial management responsibilities and how they fit into company goals using case study and team-based assignments.

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Executive Agri-Marketing

August 15-17, 2016

Lead your company's marketing efforts to connect with customers and achieve results. Learn from renowned agri-marketing experts about powerfully directing marketing strategy in today’s volatile agriculture environment.

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dsc-5390

Managing Talent to Win

October 18-20, 2016

Managing Talent to Win offers insights on how to know what capabilities people in an organization need, and how you—the leader—can help them get, manage and continuously improve these capabilities.

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e-learning-website

The Value of Evidence-Based Sales Decisions

The Value of Evidence-Based Sales Decisions, a digital education course, is available in an online format that gives you the ability to access practical new tools.

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cover-picture-calculator-smaller

Agribusiness Finance for Non-Financial Managers—South Africa

May 30 - June 3, 2016

A unique five-day experience will be tailored for the African marketplace and managers who need to deepen their understanding of financial management responsibilities and how they fit into broader organizational goals.

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scott-ara

ARA Management Academy 2017

January 31 - February 2, 2017

Sharpen management, leadership and decision-making capabilities by engaging in faculty-led presentations, interactive exercises and small-group discussion with your peers.

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astaweb

ASTA Management Academy 2017

March 6-10, 2017

Focus on the practical application of general management concepts critical to the long-term success of seed companies. Special seminars throughout the program give an in-depth look at current seed industry issues.