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Horticultural Resource Management Online Course

2 sessions available ranging from $499.00 to $650.00

Subject: Gardening

Ages: All ages

Skill level: All difficulty levels

Do you want to succeed in owning your own horticultural business? The key to success in any business is good management. This course will provide you with a foundation of knowledge to have a successful business whether it be your own or a business you are managing. Once completed you will be able to build on your skills and knowledge through experience, networking and using resources like books, DVDs and magazines.

We recommend our Horticultural Resource Management course to anyone who is already studying horticulture or anyone wanting to commence a career within the industry.

The aims of this course are:

Compare the organisational structure of different horticultural enterprises.
Determine the value of a business plan to a specific horticultural business.
Determine the significance...

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Do you want to succeed in owning your own horticultural business? The key to success in any business is good management. This course will provide you with a foundation of knowledge to have a successful business whether it be your own or a business you are managing. Once completed you will be able to build on your skills and knowledge through experience, networking and using resources like books, DVDs and magazines.

We recommend our Horticultural Resource Management course to anyone who is already studying horticulture or anyone wanting to commence a career within the industry.

The aims of this course are:

Compare the organisational structure of different horticultural enterprises.
Determine the value of a business plan to a specific horticultural business.
Determine the significance of consumer law to a specified horticultural business.
Determine the duties of different supervisors, in a specific horticultural enterprise.
Describe how a budget is applied to managing a specific horticultural enterprise.
Determine the criteria for selecting staff to work in an horticultural enterprise.
Explain the system for controlling the collection of royalties on a plant which is covered by plant variety rights.
Monitor and recommend improvements to a specified work task in a horticultural enterprise.

Career Prospects
Management of a business or enterprise (within a nursery, park, garden, orchard, farm, landscape business or anything else).
Improve your career prospects in the agriculture industry as a farmer, farm worker, consultant, teacher or working in a farm supply or service business

Course Delivery
This course is delivered 100% online. Upon enrolment students are issued with a login and password, providing access to OCA's e-learning centre.

Recognition and Accreditation
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive an OCA Certificate of Achievement in Horticultural Resource Management. There are no pre-requisites to this course.

Unit of Study:

This course has 10 units of study

1. Horticultural Business Structures.
2. Management Practices.
3. Horticulture and the Law.
4. Staff Management.
5. Supervision.
6. Financial Management.
7. Improving Plant Varieties.
8. Productivity and Risk.
9. Managing Physical Resources.
10. Developing a Horticultural Business Plan.

Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.

How long does the course take?
This short course should take approximately 100 hours.
Each unit should take approximately 10-12 hours. Maximum six months access to this online course.

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Choose from 2 available sessions:

When

This is a self paced course. The course coordinator will contact you shortly after your enrollment to help you get started.

Where

  • Online

Price: $650.00

Notes: Payment Plan Cost $50 Deposit $50/Week for 12 Weeks Total Payment Plan... see more

Notes:

Payment Plan Cost
$50 Deposit
$50/Week for 12 Weeks
Total Payment Plan Cost $650

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When

This is a self paced course. The course coordinator will contact you shortly after your enrollment to help you get started.

Where

  • Online

Price: $499.00

Notes:

Save at least 15% if paid in full.




Reviews

hellotoself
No response within 4 days so course was cancelled.
  • 1/5 stars

I enrolled in this course but OCA did not reply to me within 4 days, so the course was cancelled. It would have...
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