PGDM in Agri Business

OVERVIEW

A shift from Agriculture to Agri Business is being viewed as an essential pathway to revitalize Indian Agriculture. PGDM in Agri Business Management at Doon Business School is one of the most sought after programs offered at the post graduate level. The program grooms budding professionals into managers for core areas of Agri Business and allied sectors. The program aims at providing a comprehensive coverage incorporating the foundation, functional and elective courses relevant to management discipline, in general, and Agri Business Management in particular.

The field of Agri Business is among the fastest growing fields in the economy and explores the production, marketing and trading of products related to Agriculture. At DBS, the curriculum has been designed to cover the improved growing techniques, latest agricultural machinery, pre & post harvest handling of crops, storage, transportation, packaging & labelling and other pertinent issues relating to application of fertilizers & pesticides.

Critical management issues such as financing and technical assistance, preparation of products for exports, overseas marketing issues and government policy are also an integral part of the curriculum designed for the program. The objective of the program is to develop and build-up manpower with practical knowledge and problem solving skills to expand small and medium Agri Business enterprises and improve the productivity of Agri Business value changes in the Agriculture industry.

ADVANTAGE @ DBS


  • Dehradun - A Safe, Beautiful & Cosmopolitan Education City.
  • Bundle of Industry Integrated Value Added Certificates.
  • Students from 23 States & 5 Countries on campus.
  • Degree from Govt. Universities.
  • Multiple Placements for all.
  • More than 70 Companies for Campus Placement.
  • Possibilities of International Exposure.
  • Separate in campus Girls & Boys hostels with Modern Sporting & Gym facilities.
  • 23.5 Lacs p.a. highest placement in 2015-16 batch.

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Life @ DBS

WHY PGDM AGRI BUSINESS AT DOON BUSINESS SCHOOL?

  • No capitation fee.
  • Scholarships up to 100% in tuition fee for meritorious students.
  • Course structure as per ICAR (Indian Council of Agricultural Research) approved syllabus.
  • Highly experienced well qualified (Doctorates/Faculties in Agriculture & Management) from institutes of repute, engaged in consultancy, research and publication to add immense value to academic life.
  • Fine tuned with the industrial and Govt. jobs requirements.
  • Agricultural Farm attached with the college campus.
  • Well equipped Labs with necessary field equipments and research facilities for demonstration and independent project work.
  • Live Projects and demonstrations in the areas of crop production, nursery raising, organic farming, floriculture, vegetable crop production, medicinal plants, orchard management, ornamental horticulture, food processing etc.
  • Experiential Learning Activities: Students are exposed to Commercial farms to know-how that create an opportunity for students to engage and tone up their endurance, confidence and management skills.
  • Innovative Pedagogy : Emphasis on case studies and inter-personal based teaching to develop skills in analytical thinking and reflective judgment by reading and discussing complex, real-life scenarios.

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PLACEMENTS

At DBS each student gets the opportunity to appear for more than 100 companies each year and each student is able to get the optimum placement deserved. In 2015-16 the maximum take home salary has been Rs.20.5 Lac & CTC 23.5 Lakhs. PGDM Global students are offered Mid-level Manager/Functional Expert/Consultant (Entry Level) profiles.

For more details on placements click here.

Comparison Chart of Deliverables for

  • PGDM+SAP | PGDM GLOBAL | MBA BASE | MBA | MBA-IB

Eligibility

Graduate degree in any discipline with Minimum 50% marks. Students with work experience will be given preference. Final year students awaiting results may also apply.

Course Structure

Courses to be added


Course No. Course Title Credit Hours
A. Core Courses
ABM Agri Business Environment & Policy 03(3+0)
ABM Agri Supply Chain Management 03(3+0)
Section A - General Elective Courses
ABG Agricultural Marketing Management 03 (3+0)
ABG Farm Business Management 03 (3+0)
ABG Agricultural Risk Management 03 (3+0)
ABG Management of Agribusiness Cooperatives  03 (3+0)
ABG Agribusiness Financial Management  03 (3+0)
Section B - Industry Oriented Elective Courses
  i. Agri Input Industry  
ABI  Fertiliser Technology & Management 03 (3+0)
ABI  Organic Food Technology & Management 03 (3+0)
ABI  Seed Production Technology & Management 03 (3+0)