University of Guelph

Foundations in
Agricultural Management


Are you ready to take your agricultural business to the next level? Then you're in the right place! In this course, you'll explore agricultural business strategy and planning, farm management, succession planning and financial fundamentals. Invest a few hours in this free, online course1 and you'll gain the knowledge and confidence to make a lifetime of better informed decisions for yourself and your business. Invest in your business. Invest in youself.


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Modules

Module 1:

Business Planning & Strategy

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Module 2:

Financial Literacy I

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Module 3:

Financial Literacy II

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Module 4:

Managing Your Most Valuable Asset - Your People

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Module 5:

Risk Management

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Module 6:

Family Farm Transition Planning I

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Module 7:

Family Farm Transition Planning II

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Module 8:

Managing Mental Health & Building Resilience

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Successfully complete all 8 learning modules and tests to receive a University of Guelph Foundations in Agricultural Management course completion certificate2.

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Professors

Module 1:

Mike von Massow

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Module 2:

Richard Vyn

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Module 3:

Ken McEwan

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Module 4:

Sara Mann

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Module 5:

Getu Hailu

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Module 6:

Alfons Weersink

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Module 7:

Julia Christensen Hughes

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Module 8:

Andria Jones-Bitton

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The Course Schedule Is Outlined Below

The program will be offered 4 times per year.

Registration will close when the maximum number of registrants has been reached.

Spring 2022

Course Opens

April 1, 2022


Course Closes

June 24, 2022

Summer 2022

Course Opens

June 30, 2022


Course Closes

September 16, 2022

Fall 2022

Course Opens

September 23, 2022


Course Closes

December 23, 2022

Winter 2023

Course Opens

December 30, 2022


Course Closes

March 10, 2023

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1The Foundations in Agricultural Management course has been created by the University of Guelph with financial support from RBC Future Launch and Farm Credit Canada (FCC). This course offers general information only and is not intended as legal, financial or other professional advice. A professional advisor should be consulted regarding your specific situation. While information presented is believed to be factual and current, it should not be regarded as a complete analysis of the subjects discussed. All expressions of opinion reflect those of the individual professors and are subject to change.

2The Foundations in Agricultural Management course is intended for personal knowledge and skills development. The course is a non-credit course and does not count towards any University of Guelph program, degree, diploma or certificate.

The University of Guelph and any of its logos and marks are official marks of University of Guelph. Used under license. RBC, Royal Bank and RBC Future Launch are registered trademarks of Royal Bank of Canada. Used under license. Farm Credit Canada (FCC) is an official mark of Farm Credit Canada. Used under license.