Candian Food and Agribusiness Management Excellence 2012-2013

AME -Agri-Food Management Excellence


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More than 2 months

4 modules of 4 days each - over 8 months


Wednesday, Oct.

Friday, Oct.


7:30 a.m.


Breakfast Buffet

Barrington Room

Breakfast Buffet Barrington Room


Tour -

Meet Larry Martin in hotel lobby to depart on bus for tours.

10:15 a.m.

12 Noon

Evaluating Firm Strengths & Weaknesses - Randy Westgren

  a.m. 9:00 a.m.  




 10:30 a.m.

Strategic Visioning – Larry Martin

Wrap-up & Evaluation

Tour of  Domaine de Grand Pré

Lunch Buffet

Barrington Room




Regular Tuition $8192.50 ($7250+ $942.50 HST)

George Morris Centre Association Members receive a 10% discount on registration fees. Executive and Corporate Circle Members receive a 15% discount.

Target Audience:

The program will be most beneficial to executives and senior managers with multi-functional or general management responsibilities within the food processing, retailing, food service, agribusiness or government sectors. You should be prepared to develop an action plan for a strategic challenge facing your business.

Recognition Provided:


Upon completion of the program and the presentation of a complete strategic business plan for their area of operations, participants will receive a certifcate signed by the lead instructor for the program.

Method of Instruction:


Each module begins with a day of tours of outstanding operations. The remaining 3 days are in a classroom setting. Participants are also responsible for implementing strategic plan developed in the course.

Availability of Program:


Totally focused on agri-food. Practical, relevant...and uniquely Canadian. The George Morris Centre Executive Development Program, the only one of its kind in Canada, enhances the skills of agri-food professionals. It offers a relevant, practical and custom-designed approach to executive development. The program is led by a highly respected team of well-known opinion and thought leaders from Canada’s agri-food industry. Using current Canadian case studies, the instructors address realistic scenarios and introduce participants to new solutions and opportunities. The program is presented in a vibrant, interactive learning environment that is tightly targeted to participants’ specific needs. One program per year beginning in October and ending May.

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:

Animal Production
Business Planning, Strategy and Structure
Financial Management (includes production economics)
Human Resources

strategic visioning and planning,leadership, financial management, marketing, lean manufacturing, human resource management, governance, agricultural policy

Language of Instruction:


For program information contact:

519-822-3929 ext. 205
Visit the program Web site
Karen Bilton, Education Coordinator

Last Updated: 2013-11-05

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