AGBUS502-21B (HAM)

Agribusiness Case Studies

30 Points

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School of Accounting, Finance and Economics

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Paper Description

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In this paper students will use case studies for agribusiness research.

This paper facilitates the development of knowledge concerning international commerce in food commodities and the ability to critically analyse information for national agribusiness industries and businesses.

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The paper is structured around groups of lectures and associated exercises each followed by projects supervised by the lecturer.
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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the paper should be able to:

  • Analyse agri-food marketing and systems
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  • Analyse agribusiness and the environment
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  • Analyse agribusiness value chains
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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. Food marketing analysis
6 Aug 2021
5:00 PM
25
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
2. Environment analysis
7 Sep 2021
5:00 PM
25
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
3. Value chain analysis 1
1 Oct 2021
5:00 PM
25
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
4. Value chain analysis 2
22 Oct 2021
5:00 PM
25
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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Online Support

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All relevant course materials will be uploaded to Moodle.
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Contact hours will be 3 hours per week (lectures). It is expected that you will do considerable reading. Assignments are expected to be well-written and require substantial effort on behalf of students.
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Prerequisite papers: Approval of Agribusiness Subject Convenor

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