Bachelor of Science (Agribusiness Management) and Potential Areas of Employment

Agriculture is the backbone of the economy of most countries in the world. The efficient and effective organization of agribusiness is therefore a major step in agricultural and economic development of these nations. It has become commercialized to a greater extent that we need experts to manage it. Bachelor of Science (Agribusiness Management)degree prepares such experts.

This course enables graduates to merge business fundamentals such as accounting, economics, marketing, finance, human resources with those in the food and agro-industry. In fact it is an alternative to a Bachelor of Commerce degree in the agro-industry. It prepares managers and entrepreneurs in agribusiness and food sector.

Some of the units studied in the four year duration of the course include:-
  • Business accounting
  • Managerial economics
  • Price analysis
  • Crop and livestock marketing
  • Agricultural law
  • e.t.c

Career opportunities exist in both public and private sectors. One can get employment in managerial areas of agribusiness, food and other allied sectors that include (but not limited to):-
  • Production
  • Finance
  • Marketing and advertising
  • Farm management

These areas are by no means an exhaustive listing. It is just provided in hopes of giving initial insight into the careers of a graduate of this course.

The course is offered in Kenyatta University, University of Nairobi, Egerton University among others.
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