Master in International
Agribusiness Management

Learn to lead International Agribusiness

The Master in International Agribusiness Management is a full-time  course designed for graduates and professionals with an interest in international agribusiness. The programme offers students the opportunity to learn from leading professionals in the sector.

MIAM represents the international focus of ISAM; an international business school with international students  learning in the global agricultural hub of Almería (Spain).

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Studying in one of the world’s leading agricultural hubs, you will receive a practical, hands-on education with a strong focus on agritech, marketing, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Share a classroom with the leaders of tomorrow and transform the agricultural world.

Length

11 month

Language

English

Campus

Almería (Spain)

Modality

Full time

Format

In person

Start date

September 2022

Programme Objectives

Programme

If you want to start your own company, take your current company to the next level or start your international career in the agricultural sector those are the main skills where you need to succeed.

Strategy in the agri business world

  • Strategy direction
  • Analysis of Strategies in the Agro sector
  • Management control

Managing in the agri food system & HR

  • Human resources management
  • Strategic and operational recruiting
  • Performance management
  • Strategic career planning

Finance & Accounting in the agribusiness world

  • Basic Accounting concepts
  • Basic Financial Statements
  • Currency operations
  • Growth and profitability
  • Green Finances
  • Fintech

Agricultural Marketing

  • Strategic marketing
  • Digital marketing
  • Branding
  • Sustainable Marketing

Sales & Business Development

  • Sales
  • International Agribusiness

Sustainable Operations & Supply Chain Models

  • Operations
  • Agro-logistics
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Quality management
  • Purchasing

Agri Innovation & Entrepreneurship

  • Innovation
  • Agile methodologies
  • Product development
  • Entrepreneurship

 

Only in this MBA

Smart Agro & Tech

  • Business IT
  • Big Data
  • Cloud Computing
  • Software and criteria for selection

 

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Leadership Skills

  • Team management and efficiency
  • Performance and productivity
  • Creativity and innovation

The agricultural world: sustainability

  • Innovation
  • Agile methodologies
  • Product development
  • Entrepreneurship

 

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Career development & Personal Growth

  • Personal design
  • Talent management
  • Career development
  • Personal brand
 
 

Only in this MBA

Individual thesis

The student will prepare an individual project to create a new company or business. You can also focus on developing and improving an existing company or one of its departments.

Final Team Project

In groups, the student will prepare a consulting project with their classmates about a real case for a company in the sector. There will be different meeetings with executives from the chosen company. Students will be graded by a panel of experts.

Internship

The student will carry out an internship in a company with a minimum duration of 6 weeks. This experience will allow the student to get experience first-hand in the agricultural sector.

Optional Discovery Trip

  • Each edition of the master will have a trip in which the students will visit countries and leading international companies in the agricultural sector. 

Key Points

  • Become an agripeneur.
  • Take your current company to the next level.
  • Start your global career in the agri sector.
  • Join a global student community.
  • Become an expert in Agribusiness in Almería, one of the main agricultural hubs in the world.
  • Learn from professionals and experts in the industry.
  • Receive career advice throughout your professional journey.
  • Make corporate connections in the agricultural sector.
  • Focus on practical learning.
  • Experience the real world through intensive agribusiness projects and workshops.

Are you a leader or a follower?

A leader is visionary, curious, observant, listens carefully and is able to take risks. Becoming a leader can be a tough road if you are not properly accompanied.

In the MIA you will develop the interpersonal and intrapersonal skills necessary to successfully lead any company in the agribusiness sector. Get the knowledge and confidence you need to change the rules of the agricultural world.

Protagonist

MIAM students are graduates and professionals with a desire to learn from the world’s leading agribusiness thinkers and a willingness to commit to a full-time study programme.

Open-minded leaders wanting to develop their careers within a multicultural environment. Studying in Almería, one of the main agricultural hubs in the world, students will gain an international perspective of the sector.

Students profile

This master’s degree is designed for professionals who work or want to work in companies involved in the entire agricultural supply chain.

Who qualifies to study at ISAM?

MIAM students are graduates and professionals with a desire to learn from the world’s leading agribusiness thinkers and a willingness to commit to a full-time study programme.

Open-minded leaders wanting to develop their careers within a multicultural environment. Studying in Almería, one of the main agricultural hubs in the world, students will gain an international perspective of the sector.

What are they looking for?

Combined with a learning methodology that brings together theory and practice, graduates of the MIAM program will discover the key challenges facing global agriculture and the innovative solutions necessary to overcome them.

Average age

25 years on average

In order to apply for the MIAM program, it is necessary to hold a bachelor degree or to have a minimum of 5 years of work experience.

Work experience

2 years of professional experience on average

We are proud to receive students from all around the world with different backgrounds and work experience. It is not mandatory to have previous work experience but is always a plus.

Juliet Ude Mang
Juliet Ude MangNigeria
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I want to build my career in Agribusiness Management. Coming from Nigeria, I see a huge skill gap in modern agricultural technologies and practices. There's a huge and untapped market here. I want to acquire academic exposure and professional work experiences to enable me attain my goal of revolutionizing Agribusiness in my country and other parts of Africa.
Myrto Tsiana
Myrto TsianaGreece
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As a farmer and agricultural technician, I chose this program to gain insight into the value chains that connect producers to the market.

Trust our Methodology

The capabilities of the employees and leaders of a company is a source of competitive advantage.

Managers and middle managers of the main companies in the agricultural sector trust ISAM’s learning by doing methodology.

Admission

Our specialized program guides students on an exciting and intensive learning journey towards achieving their career goals.

Scholarships

A commitment to young talent, diversity and equal opportunities for future leaders in the Agri-sector. ISAM Scholarships Program is a unique tool for young graduates who want to grow professionally in the agricultural sector and need financial help to study at ISAM.

Global Scholarships

The Global Scholarships are directed to international students who are planning to study at ISAM campus for the MIAM program.

In order to apply for ISAM Global Scholarships you need to be involved in the admission process for the MIAM Program. Please, make sure that you fill the MIAM application form before you consider applying for scholarship.

To apply for ISAM Scholarships you will need to record a Video selecting one of the following topics and upload it in the following link.

The scholarship does not include accommodation, living and transportation expenses.

Description:

Dedicated to students who have demonstrated enthusiasm and a natural aptitude for leadership. This may be in work context through inspiring and managing a high-performing team, or by holding significant leadership roles in a social, charitable or entrepreneurial context.

Requeriments:

  • Be admitted in MIAM

  • Send a video between 2-3 minutes about a professional plan/project you want to start in your future career after coursing MIAM.

  • The Admissions Committee will review every application and decide on the amount of scholarship that corresponds to every student.

 

Description:

Dedicated to students who have a positive impact in making the world a better place. Successful candidates will show their plans to use their degree to improve the lives of their fellow citizens or have worked in organizations serving underprivileged populations.

Requeriments:

  • Be admitted in MIAM

  • Send a video between 2-3 minutes about how your dedication to sustainability and social causes will have positive effects in the future of Agribusiness.

  • The Admissions Committee will review every application and decide on the amount of scholarship that corresponds to every student.

 

Description:

Awarded to aspiring business leaders who have worked full-time for a minimum of one year in a large global corporation. For this scholarship, ISAM is seeking applicants who have experience in an international company and have a global business mindset.

Requeriments:

  • Be admitted in MIAM

  • Show proof of working experience in a large corporation. It will be positively valued if it is an agri-company.

  • Send a video of between 2-3 minutes about how MIAM will help you grow in your professional career inside a global agri-company.

  • The Admissions Committee will review every application and decide on the amount of scholarship that corresponds to every student.

 

Description:

It applies to candidates who have been involved in an Start Up or who are planning to start their own company after they finish their master’s degree.

Requeriments:

  • Be admitted in MIAM

  • Show proof of working experience in a large corporation. It will be positively valued if it is an agri-company.

  • Send a video of between 2-3 minutes where you explain your entreprenurial project in the Agribusiness sector.

  • The Admissions Committee will review every application and decide on the amount of scholarship that corresponds to every student.

 

Description:

Created for female applicants who have interest in entering in the Agribusiness sector. In ISAM we aim to promote personal growth through education for women who aspire to become leaders of the agri-sector at at global level.

Requeriments:

  • Application deadline: August 15th. Resolution: August 16th

  • Be admitted in MIAM

  • Be a woman

  • Show proof of working experience in a large corporation. It will be positively valued if it is an agri-company.

  • Send a video of between 2-3 minutes on this topic: “How are you planning to grow your community/region/company as a woman in agribusiness?”

 

Description:

Dedicated to candidates who have excelled in their studies, earning an outstanding GPA. Applicants previous studies do not need to be related to Agribusiness, but they are motivated to enter this sector and keep growing in their careers.

Requeriments:

  • Be admitted in MIAM

  • Show poof of an outstanding GPA

  • Send a video of between 2-3 minutes explaining why a good academic performance is important become an agri-leader.

  • The Admissions Committee will review every application and decide on the amount of scholarship that corresponds to every student.

 


Scholarships for residents in Spain

These Scholarships are aimed to Spanish citizens and residents. Scholarship applications should be completed and submitted within the MIAM application form to the Admissions Department as soon as possible.

Description:

This scholarship is aimed to support talented young people living in Spain who intend to develop their professional and personal skills to lead the agribusiness sector without leaving Spain.

ISAM offers 2 scholarships for 50% of the total Tuition Fee. With this scholarship, ISAM wants to help young professionals with fewer resources, who are passionate about leading the sector and who we trust, after having received this training, can positively influence the development of the sector generating a positive impact on society.The scholarship does not include accommodation, living and transportation expenses.

Requeriments:

  • Aplication before September 1st. Resolution Date: September 5th.

  • Be accepted in MIAM

  • Have Spanish nationality or be a resident in Spain.

  • Send a video of 6-8 minutes on the topic: “Food Security. How to get access to safe food, a right to which all people should have, but which is not fulfilled.”

  • The Admissions Committee will review every application and decide on the beneficiary of this scholarship.

 

Description:

This scholarship is aimed at recent graduates who are from Almería and would like to enroll in our Master in International Agribusiness Management (MIAM)..

ISAM offers the possibility of applying for two scholarships that will cover 100% and 60% of the tuition fee of two students who are focused on building their careers in the Agribusiness sector.

The students who benefit from the scholarships will act during the academic year as ambassadors for Almería and the agricultural sector, collaborating closely with ISAM in different activities. In fact, they will be doing a part-time internship with ISAM during the course.

Requeriments:

  • Aplication before August 10th. Resolution Date: 15th August

  • Be accepted in MIAM

  • Have Spanish nationality or be a resident in Spain for more than 5 years.

  • Send a video of 6-8 minutes on the topic: “How do you see the Almería’s Agricultural Model in 20 years?”

  • The Admissions Committee will review every application and decide on the beneficiary of this scholarship.

 

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INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF AGRI MANAGEMENT S.L ha sido beneficiario del Fondo Europeo de Desarrollo Regional, cuyo objetivo es conseguir un tejido empresarial más competitivo y gracias al que ha acudido a la VISITA A FERIA FRUIT LOGISTICA 22 para fomentar su internacionalización. Esta acción ha tenido lugar en abril de 2022. Para ello, ha contado con el apoyo del Programa Internacional de Promoción de la Cámara de Comercio de Almería.