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The module aims to enable students to apply management theory and techniques to address farm decision problems. On successful completion of the module students should be able to: describe the rationale for and process of development of a farm business strategy; prepare and analyse basic farm management accounts; apply key farm planning techniques (partial budgets, whole farm budgets); describe procedures for farm budgetary control; analyse and evaluate management strategies to control risk in farm management decision making.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
An introductory module in Business Management such as AERD20030 or equivalent.Learning Recommendations:
Students should have a sound basic understanding of livestock and crop production enterprises common to Irish farms. In particular, this should include knowledge of popular terminolgy relating to farm production enterprises.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Examination: Mid trimester examinations (approx. 2) to be held at various times throughout the trimester.||Varies over the Trimester||No||Graded||No||
|Examination: End of trimester exam details of which will be provided in during the trimester||1 hour End of Trimester Exam||No||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
|Spring||Yes - 2 Hour|
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
General class feedback will be provided to students post assessment. Individual feedback will be provided upon request and by appointment with the lecturer.