Dr Dinesh ChauhanProgram Director Indian School of Agri Business
Agriculture is the backbone of Indian economy, as the economic development of the country relies upon the agricultural activities. Agriculture in India has been an occupation for thousands of years. India is ranked second with $ 370 billion value of farm output, $90 billion more than US agriculture GDP. Today India is the front ranking producer of many crops in the world. India has been through the Green, White, Blue and Yellow Revolutions for successive developments in agriculture. Agriculture and allied sectors like forestry and fisheries accounted for 17.32% of the GDP in 2016-17 and about 50% of the workforce.
In order to continue the growth story of agriculture sector there is urgent need for quality management education in agriculture sector in India which is going to play an important role in creating ever green revolution in India. ISAB is founded with the mission to produce suitably qualified and skilled manpower to power growth of Indian agriculture and food sector. There is a huge gap between the industry requirement of quality agriculture management graduates and available ones. With an objective to fulfill this gap and provide better managers to the industry, ISAB is going to start its unique two year agribusiness management program with advanced specializations in nine high growth potential sectors.
Our mission is to introduce students with latest inventions and advancements in the domain area of agri-business, operation management, commodity trading, governance and policies. The main aim of the MBA Agribusiness postgraduate program is to develop personal intellectual depth in the different work areas; and to educate in the fields of agriculture, research, industry and management. The Agribusiness Program, offered by ISAB will subject the students to an overall transformation, and train them to be better managers, and better human beings. The program lays emphasis on well-rounded personality development of the students as well as to inculcate the values of teamwork and integrity.
At ISAB we believe that best business education includes knowledge gained from practical action oriented learning experiences. Our approach to education is not lecture based-discussing cases about actual business problems and potential solution help our students get the cutting edge. Our faculty excels in both teaching and research and they are fully immersed in the challenges of the global business world. They come from the top institutions across the world and their backgrounds are firmly rooted in academic excellence. They contribute to the IASB exceptional learning experience by bringing in their research to the classroom.
The curriculum of ISAB will help students to develop and nurture their decision-making skills, management ability to deal efficiently with variety of business situations to sharpen their strategic aptitude with deep understanding into agribusiness. Course will provide an opportunity for students to interact with expert faculty and best in class industry professionals. The opportunities in agri‑business are enormous and can be easily enchased with appropriate technologies. We are so confident of our course program that ISAB is offering assured job placement after successful completion of the course program with a signed offer letter of Rs. 25000 per month on the very first day of joining of course.
I extend my heartiest congratulations and best wishes to the students and the faculty of ISAB.
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