Canadian Total Excellence in Agricultural Management 2012-2013

AME -Agri-Food Management Excellence


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More than 2 months

3 modules/ 5 days per module

December 11-15, 2012

March 19-23, 2013

December 3-7,2013


  10:15 a.m.

. – Depart for Tours


Creating Your Vision – Larry Martin

Case Study - Cold Springs Farm Ltd. –Larry Martin

8:30 -10:30am




Break 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon


Strategic Visioning -

Larry Martin


Management Accounting

- Daryl Pohlman

  12:00 - 1:00 p.m.



Lunch – Summit Room


  1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

1:15- 2:30pm

Strategic Visioning -

Larry Martin


Management Accounting

- Daryl Pohlman

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7:30 – 8:30 a.m.7:00 a.m. – Breakfast-MT>.Baker


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$5,763.00 for 3 modules

Participants may pay for the entire program in one payment or in two annual payments. A discount is allowed for a second person from the same operation

Target Audience:

Top 20% of producers.

Recognition Provided:


Upon completion of the program and the presentation of a complete strategic business plan for their operations, particpants receive a certificate signed by the lead instructor of the program.

Method of Instruction:


Each module begins with tours of outstanding operations in the region of the country in which each module is held. Classroom instruction is followed by at-home strategic planning and implementation.

Availability of Program:


The program is divided into 3 modules, held in late fall and spring of each year. All modules are required to complete the program and receive a certificate.

Agriculture Business:

Field Fruit and Vegetables
Greenhouse, Nursery, Landscape and Floriculture
Other & Non-Traditional
Other Animal
Poultry and Egg
Tree Fruit and Vine

Subject of Training:

Business Planning, Strategy and Structure
Financial Management (includes production economics)
Human Resources
Marketing (includes value added)
Succession Planning

Content and instruction – outstanding instructors and mentors present cutting edge management concepts in a relaxed, yet intense learning environment. The on-site portions are delivered over five-day periods at select locations across Canada. They introduce you to a variety of management situations, experiences and conditions. Learning is tailored to your situation – graduation requirement is to apply course material while developing a strategic and operating plan for your farm.

Language of Instruction:


For program information contact:

Visit the program Web site
Karen Bilton, Education Coordinator

Last Updated: 2013-05-15

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