Department of Agropreneurship

The Department of Agropreneurship currently runs Diploma in Agribusiness and Finance programme The Department has been given clearance to offer a Higher National Diploma programme in Agribusiness and Entrepreneurship. These programmes would fundamentally transform agricultural education and strategically position graduates to act entrepreneurially in the organizations they would find themselves or be able to set up their own businesses

Vision

To be a centre of repute for the training of agribusiness enterprises.

Objectives

The main objective of the establishment of the department is to produce graduates who have been adequately exposed to both theoretical and practical agribusiness and postharvest technology knowledge sufficient to become agribusiness entrepreneurs.

The Department has the following specific objectives:

  • To train and produce graduates with a business mentality that will transform agricultural practice or production in G hana;
  • To enhance the characteristics of a typical entrepreneur needed to undertake or manage a new venture;
  • To help graduates examine the proper use of scarce resources for the betterment of the organization they will work for;
  • To enable graduates to develop and implement a business plan and be able to manage it well;
  • To train and produce graduates with a thorough up-to-date knowledge of developments in international agricultural trade environment;
  • To organize periodic seminars for agribusiness entrepreneurs in and around the Ashanti R egion.