Agri Business Management
The backbone of Indian Economy – Agriculture and Agribusiness provides 54% employment to Indian Population. Despite this fact, its contribution to India’s GDP has gone down to 16% in recent years. The situation is such that, sincere managerial efforts are desperately needed to further improve and explore the potential of an agri business market, alongwith a proper strategy to make it a high growth sector with high return.
MBA Agribusiness subjects are designed to develop agri business leaders, entrepreneurs with vision, competencies, and right attitude to promote & grow the agro based enterprises. A strong backbone of the primary sector is of utmost importance towards a country’s economic independence.
The focus of Agribusiness management is on the role of agriculture in economy, and the various aspects of natural, economic & political environment that influence the agribusiness. The retail business and supply chain management is also studied with reference to agri products, in combination with agri marketing.
Practical aspects like farm input, harvest management, management of finances, commodity markets and exports are also studied to ensure a solid, practical knowledge base.
Top Recruiters for MBAs in Agri Business Management include Godrej Agrovet, PI Industries, Pioneering Ventures, Ninjacart, Waycool, EY, INI Farms, Reliance, KPMG, HUL, Amazon, Olam, NABARD, PepsiCo, NBHC, Britannia, Parle, Eicher, NCML, Bayer Crop Science, etc.
There are tremendous growth opportunities in this recently recognised field, with job positions like:
- Agriculture Policy Analyst
- Farm Appraiser
- Quality Controller
- Bio-Compost Sales Head, etc.
Apart from these job profiles, one can also find employment as the marketing head, relationship manager, operation manager and market analyst in various agriculture dependent companies.