Title AGRO-JRP : Piloting Job Rotation Programme for Employment Development in Agriculture Sector
Project Number 2013-1-TR1-LEO05-47600
Product INTRODUCTION BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
Title INTRODUCTION BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
Product Type material for open learning
Decentralised / Centralised system: The method by which power is distributed in an organisation.
In a decentralised system, department managers have increased competencies and freedom to
make decisions so that power is shared among more individuals. Conversely, in a centralised
system, all the power and responsibility is concentrated in the hands of a few, and often of one
person, the general manager.
This unit presents the principles and ways of organising a business undertaking. Functions are
examined according to department and level. Particular emphasis is placed on the role of
management. The concepts and characteristics of farms will be explored, as they are also business
Target group For Agricultural Enterprise Staff
After completing this unit, the participants will:
⇒ Know the ways a business undertaking may be organised.
⇒ Understand the usefulness and function of the various departments in a business
⇒ Understand the role of management and management executives and be in a position to
develop appropriate skills to assume executive positions.
⇒ Understand agricultural operations as small and medium businesses.
Area of application Agricultural Sector
Product Languages English