University of Kentucky College of Agriculture
 
Agribusiness Management

   Syllabus

   Topical Outline and Selected Assignments

   2012 FDRS Student Food Marketing Challenge

   Ag Econ Jobs

   National Agricultural Alumni and Development Association

   Farm and Ranch Jobs

   Ag Career Spotter

   Ag Careers

 

Lecture Materials

  Unit 1: Applying Microeconomics to the Firm

   Aug 27, 2012 - Firm to Strategy

   Sept  5, 2012 - Horizontal Boundaries

   Sept 10, 2012 - Economies of Scope

   Sept 12, 2012 - Vertical Chain

   Sept 19, 2012 - Competitors and Competition

 

  Unit 2: Financial Decison Making

   Sept 26, 2012 - Capital Budgeting

 

  Unit 3: Industrial Analysis

   Oct 15, 2012 - Industrial Analysis

 

  Unit 4: Value Chains and Competition

   Oct 17, 2012 - Strategic Positioning for Competitive Advantage

 

  Unit 5: Building and Sustaining Competitive Advantage

   Oct 29, 2012 - Sustaining Competitive Advantage

   Nov 5, 2012 - The Origins of Competitive Advantage: Innovation, Evolution, Environment

 

  Unit 6: Special Topics in Agribusiness

   Nov 14, 2012 - Multinational Agribusinesses and Sustainability

 

Analysis Guideline - Case Analysis Guideline

   Nest Fresh Eggs (NFE) Case

   Group Assignment

   Agribusiness Markets and Competition Analysis

   AEC 422 Peer Evaluation Form

 

Resources for the Final Paper and Oral Report Guideline

   Sanderson Farms

   Ben and Jerry's Firm

   Evaluation: Oral Presentation of Industry Analysis

   Presentation Guidelines

 

Exercises

   Exercise 1 (Due Sept 10)     Exercise 2 (Due Sept 17)

   Exercise 3 (Due Oct 1)         Exercise 4 (Due Oct 10)

   Exercise 5 (Due Nov 7)