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E-learning Course - The Economics of Agro-Food Value Chains

Organization
Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM)
Category
Courses
Training
Others
Country
Germany
Language

English

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Description

In this course, you learn how the agro-food value chain approaches the challenge of constantly improving its competitiveness by producing high quality food and products and also aiming to attain greater sustainability.

This course is taught by a group of international experts from Universities in Italy, Germany, Ireland, Scotland and the Netherlands. Each of them will give you insights into a specific topic related to food quality and the organization of the agro-food value chains.

Some of the topics of this course are:

  • The notion of quality for food and agricultural products and consumer value;
  • How to conduct market research in this field;
  • Labelling, branding and pricing strategies, as-well as innovation in the agro-food sector;
  • How sustainability can be used as a competitive advantage through corporate social responsibility;
  • The different forms of coordination in the chain, in particular with regard to the retailing and distribution sector.