Agricultural Leadership Development Programme

The Agricultural Leadership Development Programme provides you with a exclusive training opportunity to develop your managerial, analytical and creative decision-making competencies in the agricultural sector by honing team-building, negotiation, presentation, communication and leadership skills at a strategic management level. The programme specifically focuses on strategic thinking and leadership development in a rapidly changing and competitive agri-business environment. During the programme, you will not only gain a better understanding of current agricultural issues and challenges farmers face, but also how they impact on establishing a stronger and more sustainable agricultural sector in South Africa and further beyond our borders.


Programme content

• Agri-marketing

• Corporate governance

• Environmental analysis

• Financial management

• Fresh produce marketing focus:

        - overview on consumer trends, international market trends, local market  trends, and developments regarding trading in Africa, and

        - special presentation by leading fresh produce exporter and a leading local retailer

• Labour relations and human resources

• Leadership

• Negotiation skills

• Personal development

• Presentation and communication skills

• Project management

• Risk management

• Strategy

• Supply chain management

• Team building


Matters to consider prior to enrolling

This is a programme that runs over a period of five months consisting of five one-week lecturing sessions at the University of Pretoria and the balance will be self-study and completion of assignments. Attendance of the full programme is compulsory, and should be considered carefully. Delegates will be expected to book out the contact session dates and avail themselves for all lecture sessions. If delegates’ business or farming activities do not allow for this, please reconsider enrolling. During the self-study period and completion of assignments it will be expected of delegates to also set aside at least 15 hours between lecturing sessions to study. Access to technology and the internet to submit assignments is strongly advised.


Contact Details

Contact Person: 

Client Information Centre
Course Details

Course Delivery Method: 

In Class In Class

Course Duration: 

20 days


R 19000.00