MBA (Agribusiness Management)


Agribusiness management is an emerging discipline in the field of agriculture. The emanation of start-ups and various firms in agro-processing, seed, plant protection, food retailing, agricultural service, banking, agricultural informational technology, etc has led to the development of business management exclusive for agribusiness sectors. The MBA programme in Agribusiness Management is a unique programme in management which caters for the requisites of agribusiness firms.

Why this programme?

The course develops vibrant human capital for agribusiness firms who can

Study Programme

The Masters programme in MBA (ABM) is a two year degree programme with the following objectives

  • The overall objective of the MBA programme is to develop professional managers with an ability to manage various functional areas of agribusiness enterprises, and government and non-government organizations in agriculture.

The specific objectives of the course are:

  • To develop comprehensive knowledge and understanding of functional areas of management among the students of agriculture and allied sciences;

  • To make the students understand various features of agri-business environment (domestic and international)

  • To inculcate confidence for effectively using analytical tools for decision making in agribusiness 
  • To develop capabilities for formulating strategies for growth of the agribusiness organizations

More details on the list of courses and research work experience to be gained is listed.

Colleges offering

The master programme in MBA (Agribusiness Management) is offered by the Department of Agricultural and Rural Management in the Coimbatore campus.

Application and Admission

Interested to study MBA (Agribusiness Management)? Find out more about the specific Admission requirements and the application procedures. If you doubt whether admission is possible, feel welcome to apply online. The Admission Committee will check your admissibility.

Future Career

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Master’s in Agribusiness Management

Master Courses

The students undergo different courses in the areas of Marketing, Finance, Agribusiness, Operations, Human resource management, Supply chain and Statistics, for 55 credits. These courses help the students to specialise in agribusiness.  Case studies, and group discussions during the practical classes, inculcate analytical and decision-making skills.

Summer Internship

Internship in agribusiness firms is compulsory for students pursuing MBA(ABM). The students do internships in agribusiness firms for three months. Internships expose the students to real business scenarios in agribusiness and connect them with the corporate world.

Project work

The students do project work in companies in their final semester. The students help the firms to solve their issues through project work.

Student Experiences

The courses are well-planned and in line with the market. Teachers with vast experience and wisdom guide us. The classrooms and all facilities are sound. With extensive placement opportunities, it has been great learning for me.

Dijendragowda S P
MBA-ABM (2021-23)

The MBA (ABM) Programme in TNAU is a good option which has a lot of opportunities for future growth with more placements. The department also has advanced facilities enabling an effective learning experience. The faculties of the department have expertise in both academic and field/market knowledge which gives more teaching and learning experience.

 – Nithyanantham. S
MBA-ABM (2021-23)

Student Alumni

TNAU has a good number of faculty members, a great place for graduates who are looking to explore their interest areas along with academics. The more you open the more you can explore and leverage.

Seghu Raghava, Samunatti Finance

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