Food and Agriculture Business Models
What you'll learn
- Food and agribusiness value chain structures and operational dynamics
- Understanding formal business structures suitable for different agricultural value creation operations (for-profit, cooperative and social enterprises)
- Designing the four key business model components(Differentiated Value proposition, Distribution strategy, Complementary partnerships, Sustainability Components)
- Practical application of business model framework contextually based on "Three" real life case studies
- Understanding how to leverage Business Model elements for Business plan profitability
- No specific requirements
Right Business Model is critical for a business to scale profitably. Business Models should take the sector dynamics and local context of the business into consideration. This course helps you understand the business model levers and enables you to apply the levers to your Food & Agribusiness context. We believe that the understanding and insights this course provides is critical for your growth as a professional or as an entrepreneur.
Offered by Dr. Vijayender Nalla & Mr. Pavan Siva the “Food and Agriculture Business Models” is certified by "Business School Netherlands (BSN)"
Specifically, this course helps you understand:
The structure and operational dynamics within the Food & Agribusiness value chains
Formal business structures suitable for different food and agricultural value creation operations (for-profit private operations, cooperative structure and social enterprises)
The approach (with the help of "Three" value chain case studies) to designing the "Four" key business model components (differentiated value proposition, distribution channel aligned with the value proposition, committed chain partnerships and sustainability elements) applied to the business within the Food & Agribusiness Value chains
How the "four" business model components offer leverage to the business plan and profitability of a Food & Agribusiness
At the end of this course you would be able to answer/discuss the below "Action Learning" questions with a lot more clarity and confidence.
What are the different structures in which agriculture businesses operate?
How are cooperatives different from private businesses?
How are social enterprises different from private businesses?
Is a business model relevant for all types of agriculture businesses?
What are the critical components of a business model?
How do businesses create/generate differentiated value?
How does one go about defining the target segment while developing the value proposition?
Would the principles of value creation change for businesses in food processing?
Why is it important for businesses to align their distribution strategy with the value proposition?
Why is it important to have complementary value chain partnerships to build a scalable and profitable business?
What is the role of incentives in building strong complementary partnerships?
How are value proposition and sustainability in agribusiness connected?
What is the difference between a business model and a business plan?
Can a business with a weak value proposition generate profits in the long-term?
After successful completion of the learning & assessment you will:
Have download access to “Food & Agriculture Business Models” course slide deck
Get expert feedback on your performance on this course and assessment
Have an option to avail expert guidance on the right follow-up (Business School Netherlands) programs to suit your outcome needs
We welcome you to join us on an exciting learning and interaction journey!
Who this course is for:
- Students, Professionals and Entrepreneurs in their job/business decision making & execution capabilities
I offer learning and coaching pathways in Agribusiness, Food Processing, Retail and Sustainability. All my learning and coaching pathways make use of the Business Model Components (Differentiated value proposition, Distribution strategy aligned with the value proposition, complementary chain partnerships to deliver the value proposition and sustainability outcomes delivered by the value proposition).
Being a farmer's son, I always had a passion for changing the game of agriculture. My endeavor is to enhance and deliver my capabilities to facilitate talent development in Agri/Food space.
I have been fortunate to have been exposed to the possibilities and potential for digital education. I have been an integral part of a team that has innovated in digital education design and delivery for more than a decade. My experiences with digital education content design & development first with Agribusiness Academy and now with the digital school of food and agriculture have shaped my capabilities and confidence. I currently lead the education design and delivery for learners on the Digital School of Food & Agriculture platform that have active learners from more than 20 countries.
In my lead facilitation role with the Institute of Food and Agribusiness Leadership, I am nurturing my learner engagement and coaching skills.
I have progressed further being a founding team member of two digital education brands in food and agribusiness to become a Co-Founder of Knack Platform, which is dedicated to advancing vocational and professional education in food and agribusiness in India.