Education 
business management training courses 
 

Business management training courses to give you the competitive edge

 

The business of agricultural enterprise has become increasingly complex, with farm owners and managers needing to draw equally on their farm knowledge and professional business skills.

 

Rabobank's Business Management Programs provide the opportunity to enhance your management and leadership development skills. You will develop best practice business strategies designed to give your operation a competitive edge and to ensure a sustainable long-term future.

We offer two programs: the Executive Development Program for farm owners and decision makers and the Farm Managers Program for the farmers of the future. Both business training programs bring together leading farmers from across New Zealand and Australia.

 

Which program is right for you?

Executive Development Program
Farm Managers Program
  • A business management course designed specifically for primary producers
  • You must be an owner and/or a key decision maker of a leading farm business
  • You have five years strategic on-farm management experience
  • Places are limited in each course, selection criteria applies
  • A business training course for farm management who aim to run and/or take ownership of a farm business
  • You are currently employed in a successful farming enterprise
  • You are a young, progressive farmer who has a minimum of three years on-farm experience, including some management responsibility
  • Places are limited in each course, selection criteria applies
   

Executive Development Program

The Rabobank Executive Development Program is intensive, interactive and challenging. It examines the latest management practices as they apply to agriculture to enhance commercial management skills, explore growth opportunit...

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Farm Managers Program

Rabobank created the Farm Managers Program specifically for farm managers who will be running and/or taking ownership of a progressive agribusiness in the future. The Farm Managers Program is presented by leading business pro...

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How to apply

Tertiary qualifications and computer literacy are not pre-requisites for applicants, nor do you need to be a current Rabobank client in order to apply. With positions in each program limited, selection is on a merit basis at ...

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Alumni

Program graduates join the ever-growing ranks of the Rabobank Alumni network. ...

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Testimonials

Many past participants of the Executive Development Program and Farm Managers Program directly credit these management courses for the subsequent growth and development of their business and see the program as an invaluable i...

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