As part of the Japan Gateway: Kyoto University Top Global Program, the Division of Natural Resource Economics will hold an intensive lecture course entitled “Advanced International Agribusiness: Creating Competitive Advantage” (Special Lecture on Natural Resources Economics IVB), taught by Dr. James Lockhart and Dr. Wayne Macpherson, both coming from Massey University in New Zealand on the 2nd, 5th, 6th and 7th of February 2018.
This course offers an advanced study of agri-business management. Particular emphasis is placed on the unique characteristics of agri-business and agri-business value systems, and the tools and frameworks through which to assess them including international economics and business psychology. This course is designed for graduate students with prior tertiary training in agri-business, farm management, or international business. The course content and case studies will reflect international business and commodity trade flows in the 21st Century. Particular attention is directed to export dependent nations, such as New Zealand and the United States of America, and import dependent nations, such as Japan.
“Advanced International Agribusiness: Creating Competitive Advantage”
(Special Lecture on Natural Resources Economics IVB 生物資源経済学特別講義IVB)
Dr. James Lockhart, Senior Lecturer, Massey Business School, Massey University, New Zealand
Dr. Wayne Macpherson, Lecturer, Massey Business School, Massey University, New Zealand
Feb 2 (Fri): 10:30-12:00; 13:00-14:30
Feb 5 (Mon): 9:00-12:00
Feb 6 (Tue): 9:00-12:00 (includes an off-campus visit to Kyoto City Wholesale Market); 13:00-14:30
Feb 7 (Wed): 9:00-12:00 (includes an off-campus visit to a retail supermarket); 13:00-14:30
Room E220, 2nd Floor, Faculty of Agriculture Main Bldg., North Campus
Click here for a map of the room.
※Pre-registration is required.
■For credit (this course is designed to be worth 1 credit):
Registration is already closed.
■For non-credit participation:
Register with Mr. KURODA by emailing him your name, affiliation, and student ID number by Jan 29. Registration for non-credit participation will be accepted on a first-come and first-served basis and will be closed upon reaching full capacity.
Makoto KURODA, Assistant Teaching Staff, Division of Natural Resource Economics, Graduate School of Agriculture
E-mail: kuroda.makoto.6a[at]kyoto-u.ac.jp (please replace [at] with @)