M.Sc BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (INTERNATIONAL AGRIBUSINESS) – IAMN

M.Sc BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (INTERNATIONAL AGRIBUSINESS)

A Program of Lead City University, Ibadan

Next Start Date: September 12, 2022

Duration: 3 Semesters

M.Sc BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (INTERNATIONAL AGRIBUSINESS)

A Program of Lead City University, Ibadan

Next Start Date: September 12, 2022

Duration: 3 Semesters

Program Overview

The M.Sc Business Administration (International Agribusiness) program is designed to equip professionals operating in the food and agribusiness industry with advanced conceptual frameworks, critical thinking and industry-based business knowledge required to manage successful and sustainable operations in global agribusiness.

Delivering optimal performance as an agrifood manager, amidst the world’s food challenges, technological advancements and emerging opportunities requires a quality postgraduate training program that offers a unique blend of analytical insights, management capabilities and behavioural science.

The program is structured to meet the training needs of participants who are passionate about understanding designed trends in global agribusiness practice and using derived analytics to improve performance metrics. Participants will also be able to understand how to deplore design thinking towards developing and managing innovative processes in the agrifood industry. Overall, the program is designed to enhance the performance of professionals in general agrifood management, agricultural marketing, global food trade, agricultural commodity value chains, agrifood technology, agribusiness policy management, transportation, storage, logistics and other operations across the global food ecosystem.

Graduates of the program will be equipped with a market-oriented focus, heighted global outlook and strong management capabilities required to work in agribusiness roles.

Learning Outcome

At the end of the MSc Business Administration (International Agribusiness) program, graduates should be able to:

  • Have a strong understanding of the economics of agribusiness, finance, food trade, human resources and general management of agribusiness operations.
  • Identify and manage emerging opportunities in global agribusiness.
  • Undertake high quality agribusiness researches and apply the results in bridging the gaps between policy and practice in agribusiness operations for improved performance
  • Lead international market development operations for agribusiness entities
  • Proceed to MPhil/PhD International Agribusiness

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

FIRST SEMESTER

COURS CODE

              COURSE TITLE

      UNITS

AGR 700

Agribusiness and the Global Food Economy

          2

BUS 703

Comparative Management

          2

BUS 709

Strategy and Structure

          2

BUS 706

Organizational Behaviour

          2

AGR 703

Technological Disruption and Agribusiness Entrepreneurship

          2

MGT 701

Research Methodology

          2

SEM 709

Seminar 1 International Agribusiness

          2

MKT 702

International Marketing and Export Promotion

          2

HRM 702

Human Resources Management

          2

 

SECOND SEMESTER

AGR 728

Sustainable Food Production Systems

        2

AGR 715

Managerial Economics

        2

BUS 711

Reward and Compensation Management

        2

SEM 70

Seminar (Emerging Global Issues in Agribusiness)

        2

AGR 719

Agricultural Economic Theory

        2

BUS 716

International Business Management

        2

BUS 16

Corporate Finance

        2

 

THIRD SEMESTER

MGT 729

Thesis

       6



FINAL AWARD

The Final Award on this program is MSc Business Administration (International Agribusiness) of Lead City University, Ibadan.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

  1. Bachelor’s degree (Minimum Grade is Second Class Lower degree classification) obtained from a reputable institution.
  2. NYSC Discharge Certificate

APPLICATION DOCUMENTS

  • Completed Postgraduate Application Form of Lead City University Ibadan
  • A detailed Curriculum Vitae
  • Bachelor’s Degree Certificate
  • Bachelor’s Degree Transcript
  • Senior Secondary School Certificate
  • Primary School Leaving Certificate
  • NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificate
  • Three Academic References
  • Passport Photograph
  • Postgraduate Application Fee of N20,000 payable to Account Name: Lead City University, Account Number: 0014074992, Access Bank
  • Downloaded evidence of payment should be submitted alongside completed application forms.

Completed application forms should be sent to: agribusiness@lcu.edu.ng

To request for the Postgraduate Application Form of Lead City University Ibadan, send an email to: agribusiness@lcu.edu.ng

NEXT START DATE

The next start date for the 2022/2023 Academic Session is September 12, 2022.

MODE OF STUDY

Blended

TUTION

#400,000 per semester

INTERESTED IN ENROLLING?

Interested in enrolling for the M.Sc Business Administration (International Agribusiness) program of Lead City University Ibadan, complete the pre-application form below. For further program enquiry, kindly send an email to: agribusiness@lcu.edu.ng

FOR FURTHER ENQUIRIES, PLEASE CONTACT:

Program Coordinator                                                   

Post Graduate Agribusiness Programs,

Lead City University, Ibadan                                       

e-mail: agribusiness@lcu.edu.ng

Tel: 09129158989