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Business Management Programs

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.

Executive Development Program Dates:
Module One: Sunday 13 - Friday 18 August 2017
Module Two: Sunday 15 - Friday 20 July 2018 (TBC) 

Applications for the 2018 Executive Development Program will open in February. For more information:

Enquire now               Download a brochure

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

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.

Farm Managers Program Dates:
Sunday 18 - Friday 23 June 2017

Applications for the 2018 Farm Managers Program will open in February. For more information:

Enquire now               Download a brochure

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
At the farm gate

"The Executive Development Program featured a very high level of presenters which kept me interest and engaged all week. It was great to spend a week thinking about the business in such a stimulating environment"

Mark Addis, Cranbrook, WA

At the farm gate

“There wouldn’t be a day go by that I don’t use the learnings from the Farm Managers Program, as I now understand how important it is to keep on top of what your are doing, and to be accountable in all that you do.”

Dudley Harrington, Julia Creek, QLD

At the farm gate

“Module 2 of the Executive Development Program was another terrific week. I now have a complete tool kit to develop and implement a strategic plan for our business.”

Allison Potter, Poowong North, VIC