Agribusiness at UH Hilo

AgBu 320: Agribusiness Management

Dr. Sabry A. Shehata

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Text:

Principles of Agribusiness Management, by: James G. Beierlein, Kenneth C. Schneeberger and Donald D. Osburn

Office Hours

By appointment. Call 933-0856.

Course Description

This course is designed to meet the needs of students who are taking their first course in agribusiness management.

Course Objectives

  1. To understand various marketing and management principles.
  2. To apply these principles in solving of agribusiness problems.

Course Plan

Two weekly lectures will be organized in a similar way as they are presented in the required text book with local examples given to understand the theories as they are related to Hawaiian agriculture.

Exams and Quizzes

Two midterm exams, each worth 100 points, and 5 case studies, 25 points, and 75 class attendance and 100 major case study.

Grading Methods

90% and aboveA
80–89%B
70–79%C
60–69%D
less than 60%F

Note

Any student with a documented disability who would like to request accommodations should contact the University Disability Services Office—Campus Center Rm 311, 933-0816 (V), 933-3334 (TTY)—as early in the semester as possible.