Agribusiness Management, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
  • English (book IELTS)
, | Online
The Master in Agribusiness Management, offered by Rome Business School, is the ideal academic course for professionals seeking a world-class degree programme in these disciplines, leading to a successful global career in the agro network field (production, seed and crop, harvest and stock in agriculture, market of commodities, food supply chain, food and wine business).


With the Rome Business School’s international perspective, this programme offers a unique learning experience and a global professional exposure, enabling participants to study in one of the best cities of the world or online. 

The Master in Agribusiness Management, delivered by Rome Business School, with its quality teaching and networking services all contribute to make it the perfect fit for anyone who is looking to rise to the top in the world of farming, food production, or in the start-up agribusiness system.


In particular, on completing the programme, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the characteristics and trends of the agri-food market and the role played by the farmers, industrialists, and their representatives in the organizations
  • Recognize the intersection of agribusiness with other areas of economic and social concern, such as economic development and new ways of production and business diversification (organic farming, biofuel, biogas, circular economy, etc…)
  • Identify and manage the characteristics of the main food businesses and develop effective managerial strategies
  • Develop a comprehensive business plan for agri-food corporations
  • Utilize the most advanced marketing techniques to promote businesses and organizations
  • Manage the financial dimensions related to agricultural activities
  • Understand and utilize project management techniques for agricultural businesses
  • Manage the agri-food supply chain
  • Learn about the start-up ecosystem related to agribusiness
  • Master the use of new technologies within farmer or industrialist organizations and the most advanced production tools and channels
  • Learn about the international organizations operating in the agribusiness sector and the international policies and support linked to this economic sector
  • Meet farmers or food producers that changed their companies by taking new and radical approaches.


Participation in this course also entitles attendees to: having their CV inserted in the Rome Business School’s database and distributed to companies, organizations and head hunters of the Rome Business School’s international network; a free review of their CVs; support in managing their job interviews; networking meetings with managers, professionals and entrepreneurs on an international scale; a personalised monitoring and alerting service for the best job opportunities both in Italy and abroad.

Programme Structure


  • Introduction and Scenario
  • Agribusiness and the World Food Economy
  • Management
  • Agri-food Strategic Management
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Food and Agribusiness Marketing
  • Digital marketing for Agribusiness
  • Financial accounting for Agribusiness
  • Business planning for agribusiness
  • Project management
  • Human Resources Management in the Agri-Food System
  • Agri-Food Supply Chain Management
  • A history of European agriculture
  • The evolution of agronomic models. The recent history of global agriculture: enterprise and science.
  • The Start-up System
  • Innovative Start-ups and SMEs, Industry 4.0: opportunities for forward looking enterprises.
  • Innovation
  • Agro-pharmaceutical innovation and new techniques for sustainability
  • Multifunctionality in agriculture
  • Social farming, opportunities for a new business model
  • Internationalization and International Experiences
  • Multilateral processes and global policy processes on agriculture
  • Seeds&Chips: the Foodtech and Agtech innovation fair


The Master in Agribusiness Management is a course of excellence aimed at a maximum of 20 participants and is designed for those who are already working in the sectors of agriculture, farming, start-ups, foodtech, or production, but intend to expand and update their knowledge, and for those who are seeking their first exposure in these topics.


The Rome Business School’s teachers are always highly selected international level trainers and managers from a plethora of operational and professional backgrounds; The quality of training is recognized by the ISO 9001:2008 Certification obtained by the Rome Business School.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: It is highly recommended that you apply approximately 2-3 months prior to staring period of the programme. 
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Weekday, Flexible
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.


Academic Requirements

All applicants must have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree (or be near completion)
  • A good English proficiency (both speaking and writing)

In order to ensure a top quality training course, attendance is limited to a maximum of 20 participants.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    5500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    5500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Roma

  • 850 - 1450 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Merit-based partial scholarships (amount up-to 30% of candidate’s tuition fee) to exceptional students who are highly motivated and have demonstrated excellence in one or more areas of their applications.

All accepted students are automatically considered for the merit-based partial scholarships for which they are eligible. Students are informed of scholarships at the time at which they are accepted.

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