|Open to||:||Undergraduate or Graduate Level|
|Prerequisites||: ||English Proficiency - Reading and Writing|
|Course Format||:||Individually Paced|
|Prerequisites||:||Typically 3 months|
This course develops the competencies and skills for planning and controlling projects and understanding interpersonal issues that drive successful project outcomes. Focusing on the introduction of new products and processes, it examines the project management lifecycle, defining project parameters, matrix management challenges, effective project management tools and techniques, and the role of a project manager. This course guides students through the fundamental project management tools and behavioral skills necessary to successfully.
DETAILED COURSE INFORMATION
- Managing Soil Health
- Garden and Field Tillage and Cultivation
- Propagating Crops from Seed
- Greenhouse Management
- Transplanting and Direct Seeding
- Irrigation—Principles and Practices
- Selecting and Using Cover Crops
- Making and Using Compost
- Managing Arthropod Pests
- Managing Plant Pathogens
- Managing Weeds
- Reading and Interpreting Soil Test Reports
- Soils and Soil Physical Properties
- Soil Chemistry and Fertility
- Soil Biology and Ecology
- The Development of Organic Agriculture in various Countries
- Social Issues in Modern Agriculture
- Environmental Issues in Modern Agriculture
- Sustainable Agriculture and Sustainable Food Systems
During the tutorials or seminars, a student will work on case studies and discuss new models of business.
This course requires a properly maintained computer with high-speed internet access and an up-to-date web browser (such as Chrome or Firefox). The student must be able to communicate with the instructor via email.
This course uses an asynchronous mode and students are provided with tiered video and self-guided learning modules. Live online interaction with the instructor can be arranged. The “on-site” classroom works on standard computers and instructor-led exercises, seminars, and workshops if applicable.
Most course lectures may be viewed on mobile devices, but in some cases, assignments and quizzes must be completed on a desktop or laptop computer.
END OF COURSE REQUIREMENTS
In fulfillment of the course, students are required to take the final examination, as well as an end-of-course project or research paper.