International Agribusiness


Training Program International Agribusiness in English designed for students looking for a professional career in the agricultural sector, with an international focus. Students study at the Cisi Consortium (Italy) and at the Business School (Switzerland). Graduates of this course will be aware of the agricultural business environment, future developments and how to tackle a demanding and competitive market by implementing compliance systems.
The added value of your studies in the Italian nation par excellence devoted to agriculture and regions in with excellent food.
The Cisi Consortium is located in the Lombardy region in Italy, one of the main agricultural regions and with a high quality value and innovative production systems. With its 1000 students, Cisi Consortium has built a training facility in the food and wine sectors. It offers a wide range of programs in 10 major areas of activity:
- Agriculture and crops
- Breeding,
- Horticulture,
- Viticulture
- Food and its transformation,
- Landscape management,
- Environment,
- Retail,
- The Commerce,
- The agri-food management and planning.
The main features of the educational experience of Cisi Consortium focus on intensive coaching and a desire to develop a sense of entrepreneurship, with a close relationship with the corporate life. Continuous contact with industry professionals and entrepreneurs who have developed their business in the areas highlighted Cisi allows the Consortium to stay in tune with the challenges and realities of the working world.
Brescia is a lively town with an exceptional environmental agricultural heritage, just 60 minutes from Milan. The experience and the tradition in the field of viticulture, horticulture and farming, has let us to be today the most important center for agricultural production and processing in Europe. It is also a first-class economic center for the food industry, banks and logistics companies.
Studying in Italy offers students the opportunity to discover other cultures and develop the human qualities of respect, open-mindedness, tolerance and resourcefulness.



Skills


At the end of the training course you will be acquired the competences in the following areas:
- Commercial activities, national and international
- Entrepreneurship in agriculture
- The market development strategies and marketing of agricultural products
- The development of national policies and EU



The candidates to be able to access the training course must have completed:


At least three years of university studies in agriculture or related activities.
A minimum score of 550 in the English TOEFL test or an equivalent formally recognized as the IELTS (Level 6.0) or IBT (79).
The ability to speak and write coherently in English, and to have a vision of the chosen area of interest.
Strong motivation to succeed in the industry.
Team spirit, a flexible attitude in an international working environment.
The funding, in the form of a grant or scholarship, or private transport.



Qualification


After successfully completing this work program lasting one school year, graduates receive a diploma of Engineer in Business Administration & Agribusiness (EQF).