IFMA INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR on ENTREPRENEURSHIP and STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT on Wednesday 5th of July 2017 in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, (in cooperation with EU-ERASMUS+ISM+ project)
21st International Farm Management Congress
Edinburgh, Scotland 2nd – 7th July 2017
14.00-14.25 Development of individuals – John Alliston, IAGRM, England, and
Vision, collaboration, communication – Heather Wildman, Managing Director Saviour Associates Ltd, Agent of change, industry motivator, Rural Leader, Nuffield Scholar and living in Dumfriesshire, Scotland, with husband John who is a farm manager for a 5,000 acre beef and sheep estate
14.25 – 14.40 EU ERASMUS+ entrepreneurship project – Concept of the Interactive Strategic Management (ISM) training program in 5 European countries – Agata Malak-Rawlikowska, Economic faculty, Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland
14.40– 14.55 Field experiences with Strategic Management and Thinking with farmers and students,
Marija Klopcic, Biotechnical faculty, Ljubljana university, Slovenia
14.55-15.05 Competencies of dairy farmers in Lithuania, Poland and Slovenia and the effects of an Interactive training program, Carolien de Lauwere, Wageningen Economic Research, the Netherlands
15.05-15.15 Analysis of dairy farmers’ and stakeholders’ strategies in Europe – Abele Kuipers, Expertise Centre for Farm Management and Knowledge Transfer, WageningenUR, the Netherlands
15.15-15.30 Strategic management, creativity and entrepreneurship: work with farmers in South-Africa – Wim Nell, Agricultural Management Consultant South Africa, Rob Napier, Napier Agrifutures, Australia and Christo Bisschoff, North-West University
15.30-15.45 Lean Agriculture- Lean implementation program – part of Strategic farm management program in Sweden – Ove Karlsson, Swedish Centre for Agricultural Business Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
15.45-16.00 The Canadian Total Excellence in Agricultural Management (CTEAM) program Larry Martin and Heather Broughton, Agrifood Management Excellence, Inc. (AME), Canada
16.00-16.15 Experience as a participant in The Executive Program for Agricultural Producers (TEPAP) program in USA – Joerg Zimmermann, Global Ag Advisors, Canada
16.15-16.30 Application of the Business Model Canvas in Farm Management Education – Blake Brown, Paul Mugge and Michelle Grainger, North-Caroline State University, USA
16.30-16.45 Interactive Strategic Management combined with Canvas Business Modelling in a ‘knowledge coalition’– Niels Tomson and Bert Smit, Wageningen Economic Research, the Netherlands
16.45-17.15 Discussion under guidance of Heather Watson:
What do we do with the information presented and discussed?
How to keep farmers/participants in practice engaged once the course is finished?
Can we look at opportunities to provide learning exchanges, can we form a network?