MBA Agribusiness Course from GEU College in Dehradun

Master of Business Administration with specialization in

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Ist Semester

Subject Code Subject Title
MBA-AB101 Principal & Practice of Management
MBA- AB102 Legal Environment & Business Ethics
MBA-AB103 Rural Sociology
MBA-AB104 Rural Entrepreneurship
MBA-AB105 Agricultural Economics
MBA-AB106 Management Information System
MBA-AB107(Field) Action Research Segment

2nd Semester

Subject Code Subject Title
MBA-AB201 Organisational Behaviour
MBA-AB202 Management Accounting
MBA-AB203 Rural Marketing Management
MBA-AB204 Human Resource Management
MBA-AB205 Operation Research for Agri. Decision
MBA-AB206 Rural Production
MBA-AB207(Field) Case Study Segment

3rd Semester

Subject Code Subject Title
MBA-AB301 Project Management
MBA-AB302 Rural Finance & Commercial Banking
MBA-AB303 Agricultural & Allied Marketing
MBA-AB304 Research Methodology
MBA-AB305(a/b/c/d) Elective 1
MBA-AB305(a/b/c/d) Elective 2
MBA-AB306(Field) Management Traineeship Segment

Electives (1 & 2)

Subject Code Subject Title
MBA-AB305(a) Industrial relation & Labour Law
MBA-AB305(b) Retail Management
MBA-AB303(c) Policy Initiative & Practices by NABARD
MBA-AB304(d) International Trade & Commodity pricing

4th Semester

Subject Code Subject Title
MBA-AB401 Strategic Management
MBA-AB402 Rural Institution & E - Governance
MBA-AB403 Rural Innovation
MBA-AB404(a/b/c/d) Elective 3
MBA-AB404(a/b/c/d) Elective 4
MBA-AB405(Field) Project Segment

Electives (3 & 4)

Subject Code Subject Title
MBA-AB404(a) Micro Finance
MBA-AB404(b) Co- operative Management
MBA-AB404(c) CSR Management
MBA-AB404(d) Technology in Agri-Business
Career Prospects

India has primarily been an agrarian economy, with more than 50% of the workforce still being engaged in agriculture related activities. However, the agriculture sector in the country has never really taken off, contributing a mere 17% to GDP and growing at the rate of 2-3% per annum. This has primarily been because of the lack of trained professionals and participation of corporate houses in this sector. However, this sector has also seen massive transformations through initiatives like Green Revolution (crop farming), White Revolution (dairy farming) and Blue Revolution (pisciculture).

Right now, the agriculture sector is poised to take a great leap with corporate houses showing great interest and vigour in participating in organised farming and putting value addition through the “farm to fork” model. We already have seen business groups like Reliance Industries, Bharti Group, Walmart, Aditya Birla Group, Godrej and ITC pour in significant investments in this sector. The “Project Shakti” initiative by Hindustan Unilever (HUL) and “E-Choupal” by ITC Group has transformed lives in rural area by use of technology and innovative marketing and distribution systems.

In the backdrop of these developments, the demand for professionals in the Agri-business sector is on the rise. Most of the companies need qualified and trained Agri business professionals to implement scientific farming, develop technology and innovations in food business, create competencies in supply chain management and enhance the image of the corporate houses through corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives. There is also a huge demand for skilled professionals from the banking industry who are diversifying into rural areas and Government and International bodies like World Bank, ADB and UNDP who are putting up efforts to implement micro-finance initiatives for the upliftment of the poor.

The MBA in Agribusiness from Graphic Era University will train the students in Agricultural Economics, Rural Entrepreneurship, Rural Finance, Co-operative Management and Rural Sociology, besides providing them with domain expertise in Marketing, HR, Finance, Legal Systems and Information Technology. This will equip them with the necessary knowledge and skillsets to either start their own venture in agri-business or take jobs with blue chip Indian companies, Multinational Organisations, Government bodies or World organizations.


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