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Develop skills to evolve your business

The two programs offer an invaluable opportunity to learn from business professionals and network with leading farmers from across Australia and New Zealand.

The two programs are Executive Development Program and Farm Managers Program.

Not sure where you fit? Take the quiz to find out which program is most suitable for you and your business.

"I came in to the course thinking about myself as a farm manager, or a farmer, and walked away as the CEO of my business."

Tom Whinney
Livestock and Cropping Farmer, Western Victoria

Executive Development Program

Executive Development Program

Are you an experienced business owner or senior manager?

Our Executive Development Program will help you build strategic planning capabilities and commercial management skills to explore options for business growth. You’ll leave the program inspired by farming and business experts, and with access to a new network of progressive farmers.

If you’re an experienced business owner who’s ready to future-proof your business, this program will help you do all this and more:

  • Learn how to formulate and implement a long-term strategy to reach your business goals
  • Study practical examples in business planning tailored specifically for the agribusiness industry
  • Get the knowledge you need to apply effective economic rationale to goal setting and decision making
  • Enjoy networking opportunities with industry peers
  • Discover how your business can benefit from your improved business management skills

Executive Development Program Dates:
Module One: Sunday 16 – Friday 21 August 2020 – Sydney, Australia
Module Two: Sunday 18 – Friday 23 July 2021 (TBC) – Sydney, Australia

Applications for the 2020/2021 program open in January.

For more information:

Enquire now     Download a brochure


Farm Managers Program

Farm Managers Program

Are you an up-and-coming farmer ready to take over the family farm or manage a commercial farm?

Our Farm Managers Program will help you to hone your management skills. You’ll leave this week-long program with greater confidence in your leadership skills. You’ll also be equipped with the ability to influence business decisions, and build your own network of young, progressive and passionate farmers.

If you’re an up-and-coming farmer ready to take the next step, this program will help you do all this and more:

  • Improve your communication and influencing skills to provide input on business decisions
  • Improve your efficiency through time management
  • Learn how to develop a business plan
  • Understand the essentials of financial management and budgeting




Farm Managers Program Dates:
Sunday 21 – Friday 26 June 2020 – Christchurch, New Zealand


Applications for the 2020 program open in January.

For more information:

Enquire now     Download a brochure