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The

FA C U L T Y Faculty

BOOKLET 2004 – 2005 of Science & Agriculture

Methods of price analysis including forecasting. Assessment: Coursework Examination

20% 80%

AGBU 3004 (AM34A) AGRICULTURAL FINANCE & FARM CREDIT (3 credits)

AGBU 3002 (AM32D) INTERNATIONAL MARKETING OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS (4 credits)

Prerequisite: AGRI 1004 (AG15B) Capital requirements of Caribbean agriculture. Financial man- agement of farm-firms. Financial markets and their opera- tions. Investment principles in relation to application for pro- cessing of farm credit. Evaluation of agricultural credit

20% 80%

AGBU 3000 (AM30C) FARM BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (4 credits)

Prerequisite: AGRI 1004 (AG15B), AGBU 2002(AM23B) or AGBU 2000

AGBU 3001 (AM32A) MARKETING AND PRICE ANALYSIS (4 credits)

Prerequisite: AGRI 1004 (AG15B), AGBU 2000 (AM21A) Syllabus: The management of agricultural marketing. International trade in agricultural commodities. Regional trading arrangements.

AGBU 3003

(AM33D)

INTRODUCTION TO ECOTOURISM:

PRODUCT DESIGN & MANAGEMENT

(4 credits)

Prerequisite: No pre-requisites Syllabus: This course examines the way in which ecotourism could be designed and developed as a viable business opportunity, and as a contributor to sustainable development in the Caribbean. By the end of the course you should be able to define the con- cept within a framework of social and economic development. This goal will be achieved by taking you through the various components of ecotourism, highlighting in particular, the busi- ness potential of the concept.In this course, you will be sup- plied with tools to make practical decisions related to an ecotourism venture. No matter what your background maybe, you will find the concepts and perspectives contained in this course empower you to use ecotourism for more positive devel- opment. The material is developed with the specific needs of

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(AM21A) Syllabus: Management Styles and Strategies

. Decision Making in Agri-

business. The Agri-business System. Competitive Analysis and Strategic Planning with particular reference to Agro in- dustry. Cooperatives and other Organisational Forms. Busi- ness Control and Analysis. Management of Factors of Produc-

tropical small island states in mind. Assessment: In-course Final Exam

30% 70%

Prerequisite: AGBU (AM32B) and AGRI 1004 (AG15B) or Introductory Economics

Syllabus: International Marketing: Institutions and Regulatory Frame- work; International Marketing Environment: International Market Entry Strategies, Exporting and Importing.This course provides an understanding of the important concepts and is- sues involved in international marketing of agricultural prod- ucts. Emphasis is given to the challenges Caribbean agri-busi- nesses will face in the contemporary international business arena and the development/examination of options for suc-

programmes. Assessment: Coursework Examination

tion. Assessment: Coursework Examination

20% 80%

cessfully penetrating targeted international markets. Assessment: Coursework Examination

40% 60%

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