Agribusiness Digital Transformation

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Understanding current changes and evaluating global trends is something that every executive, entrepreneur and government official in the agribusiness sector must study, understand and analyze, in order to face changes with greater preparation, take advantage of the opportunities that this environment offers and establish better agribusiness strategies.

Contact:

Jose Luis Amaíz
Executive Education

This new program will allow you to interact and generate business ideas with entrepreneurs from different countries, who operate in different links along the chain, and develop direct contact with importers, distributors, supermarkets and logistics operators in the United States.

Date:
November 29 to December 10, 2023
Country: ONLINE
Total Price: US $ 2.700

Agribusiness Digital Transformation

Country: ONLINE

Content:

Competitive strategy and the agro-industrial chain
• The macro environment and its impact on the agricultural sector
• Competitive and corporate strategy: Creation and capture of value
• Business Analytics and digital transformation in Agro
• Strategies to face international competition in the local market
• Sustainable and inclusive entrepreneurship
• Innovation vs. Strategy: Business opportunities
• Talent Management

Agrofinance
• Financial statements and their importance for internal and external users
• Assessment of the financial health of a company
• Financial management, financial structure, short and long term financing
• Financing of agribusiness: Financing with a value chain approach
• Risks and insurance

Operations
• Sustainable agriculture and the supply chain
• Farms of the future
• Emerging technologies
• Business integrations

* Includes tuition, teaching materials and certificate of participation.

* INCAE reserves the right to make the necessary changes in the program.

Participant profile

  • Executives of companies and institutions that operate along the food and agribusiness chain: genetics, inputs, seeds, equipment, technology, drones, etc.
  • Executives of agricultural, agro-industrial, exporting, importing companies, supermarkets and convenience chains.
  • Executives from development institutions, ministries, NGOs, multilateral funds, banks, cooperatives, as well as support institutions, such as universities and research centers.

Our teachers

  • Stephen R. Brenes
    Stephen R. Brenes
    Academic Co-Director of the program

    He specializes in the areas of Strategy and Entrepreneurship and was Dean of INCAE Business School from 2001 to 2007. He currently leads the Steve Aronson Chair of Strategy and Agribusiness and is the Academic Director of the Executive MBA (EMBA) and the Senior Management Program.

  • Philip Perez Pineda
    Academic Co-Director of the program
    Professor Felipe Pérez, a native of El Salvador, obtained a doctorate in Agricultural Economics from Purdue University in 1999, his areas of specialization being Natural Resource Economics and Business Strategy. He also obtained a Master's degree in Business Administration from INCAE with a concentration in Banking and Development Finance, and completed a Postgraduate Degree in Administration ...
  • Bernard Killian
    Teacher

    Bernard Kilian is Dean of the Faculty of INCAE Business School. Originally from Germany, he earned a PhD in Environmental Resource Economics and a Master's in Agricultural Science with an emphasis in Economics, both from the University of Hohenheim, Germany.

  • Luis Noel Alfaro Gramajo
    Teacher

    Academic, consultant and businessman of Guatemalan nationality. He has been an academic director and professor in different executive training programs aimed at the private, public and non-governmental sectors.

  • Niels Ketelhohn
    Teacher

    Professor of Strategy and Competitiveness at INCAE. He obtained his Ph.D. from Harvard, where his research was supervised by Prof. Michael E. Porter. He has a Master's Degree in Industrial Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and a Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Costa Rica. Research associate at the Institute of Strategy and Competitiveness at Harvard Business School, and has been an adjunct professor at Tufts University in Boston. He was dean of INCAE's master's programs and was director of the INCAE Research Center.

  • Ernesto gallo
    Teacher
    MBA IPADE Mexico ...
  • Octavio Martinez
    Octavio Martinez
    Teacher

    Director of CLACDS at INCAE Business School. Professor of business strategy. Consultant in strategy formulation and implementation. He has a Ph.D. in business strategy from the University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management. He has an MBA with high distinction from INCAE and a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering (Cum Laude) from the American University.

  • Stephen R. Brenes
    Stephen R. Brenes
    Academic Co-Director of the program
  • Philip Perez Pineda
    Academic Co-Director of the program
  • Bernard Killian
    Teacher
  • Luis Noel Alfaro Gramajo
    Teacher
  • Niels Ketelhohn
    Teacher
  • Ernesto gallo
    Teacher
  • Octavio Martinez
    Octavio Martinez
    Teacher

Objectives

• Sizing the different segments of the world market and detecting opportunities in commercial windows and blue oceans.
• Develop coherent strategies in the face of the new paradigm of sustainable agriculture, climate change and in the face of the appearance of disruptive technologies available in the sector; in order to boost production, agribusiness productivity.
• Detect the sources of international financing and update the metrics for increasing efficiency in the use of resources, as well as the risk mitigation measures inherent to the sector.
• Interact and generate business ideas with entrepreneurs from different countries, who operate in different links along the chain.

Benefits

Understand and discuss the impact of emerging technologies and the efficient use of natural resources. Detect opportunities in the new world demand for agricultural products, especially food, due to population growth and the purchasing power of the emerging middle class around the world, which in addition to changing consumption patterns, are willing to buy new and better foods, low consumption patterns different from the traditional ones.