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Food and Agriculture Business Models (Framework and Cases) (DN101)

• Course Pitch
Right Business Model is critical for a business to scale profitably. Business Models should take the sector dynamics and local context of the business into consideration. This course helps you understand the business model levers and enables you to apply the levers to your Food & Agribusiness context. We believe that the understanding and insights this course provides is critical for your growth as a professional or as an entrepreneur.

This course of "Food and Agriculture Business Models" is offered by Dr. Vijayender Nalla & Mr. Pavan Siva

Specifically, this course helps you understand:

--->The structure and operational dynamics within the Food & Agribusiness value chains
--->Formal business structures suitable for different food and agricultural value creation operations (for-profit private operations, cooperative structure and social enterprises)
--->The approach (with the help of "Three" value chain case studies) to designing the "Four" key business model components (differentiated value proposition, distribution channel aligned with the value proposition, committed chain partnerships and sustainability elements) applied to the business within the Food & Agribusiness Value chains
--->How the "four" business model components offer leverage to the business plan and profitability of a Food & Agribusiness

• Content & Assessment Guidelines
Please review the course outline below to set your expectations related to the content & certificate assessment needs for the course. You can complete the assessment and download Agribusiness Academy completion certificate. You can expect to complete this course and certification assessment in about 3-5 hours. We wish you a lot of success with the course/pathway and very sure that it will help you gain more clarity and execution confidence towards your outcome.

• Course & the Pathway Connection
This course can be pursued independently or as part of “Food and Agriculture Business Models” learning & reflection pathway. This pathway is structured to introduce participants to a range of topics related to food and agribusiness, equipping them with the knowledge needed to understand the functioning of different stakeholders within the food and agribusiness value chains. The pathway introduces the concept of a four-component business model framework and the courses are thoughtfully designed around various themes, applying this framework. This approach helps learners grasp the fundamentals of creating successful and profitable businesses in the food and agribusiness sector. If you choose to enroll in the pathway, you'll have the option to receive an extra certificate upon completing the reflection exercise for the pathway. Enrolling to the pathway also gives you access to our facilitators via the AA Slack channel. You can review and enroll to the full pathway by following this link: https://lms.agribusiness.academy/catalog/index/cat:194

• Contact
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  • Introduction and Learning Outcomes
  • Welcome to the Course on Food and Agriculture Business Models sample
  • Lessons
  • Agribusiness Value Chain Dynamics
  • Agriculture Industry Outline
  • Agriculture Cooperatives
  • Agriculture Cooperatives (Examples)
  • Social Enterprises in Agribusiness
  • Social Enterprises in Agribusiness (Examples)
  • For Profit Businesses
  • Business Structures Operating in Agribusinesses
  • Difference between Cooperatives and Private Enterprises
  • Difference between Social Enterprises and Private Businesses
  • Value Elements
  • Business Model Components - Food and Agribusiness
  • Creation of a Differentiated Value
  • Defining the Target Segment while Designing the Value Proposition
  • Business Model Design Case Study
  • Value Proposition Design
  • Value Proposition Matrix
  • Value Proposition Ideas
  • Distribution Strategy
  • Importance of Aligning Distribution Strategy with the Value Proposition
  • Distribution Strategy @ Honing Tomaten
  • Committed Chain Partnerships
  • Importance of Complementary Value Chain Partnerships
  • Committed Chain Partnerships @ Honing Tomaten
  • Sustainability Elements
  • Connection between Value Proposition and Sustainability in Agribusiness
  • Sustainability @ Looije Tomaten
  • From Business Model to Business Plan
  • Business Model Case Analysis
  • Critical Components of a Business Model
  • Case Study: Avodemia (Kenya)
  • Case Study: SunMoon Foods (Asia)
  • Expert Videos
  • Business Model Relevance for Agriculture Businesses
  • Principles of Value Creation for Food Processing Businesses
  • Role of Incentives in Building Strong Complementary Partnerships
  • Difference between a Business Model and a Business Plan
  • Weak Value Proposition and Profitability
  • Key Points to Remember
  • Summary Notes
  • Food and Agriculture Business Models Slide deck - Summary Notes
  • Assessment
  • Certificate Test
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever