BSBFIM601 Manage finances - This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake budgeting, financial forecasting and reporting and to allocate and manage resources to achieve the required outputs for the business unit. It includes contributing to financial bids and estimates, allocating funds, managing budgets and reporting on financial activity. It applies to individuals who have managerial responsibilities which include overseeing the management of financial and other resources across a business unit, a series of business units or teams, or an organisation. It covers all areas of broad financial management. 

Industry skills fund

Succession Success focused on a multi-generational program focused on strategic and whole farm business planning.  The training assistance to allow the family to develop a business framework for resilience. This elements include:

* Work effectively with the Board of an organisation

* Develop and review a strategic plan

* Develop export markets for produce

* Analyse business performance

* Manage human resources

* Develop a monitoring, evaluation and reporting program

* Implement a monitoring, evaluation and reporting program


BSBFIM501A - Manage budgets and financial plans - This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to undertake financial management within a work team in an organisation. This includes planning and implementing financial management approaches, supporting team members whose role involves aspects of financial operations, monitoring and controlling finances, and reviewing and evaluating effectiveness of financial management processes in line with the financial objectives of the work team and the organisation.


Enabling Chain Performance - One Business at a Time


University of Southern Queensland

AGB8002 Adapting Technology in Agribusiness - explores various technologies and ways technology can be adapted to benefit agribusinesses. Students will choose a small number of technologies for comparison by evaluating in detail the investment required and the likely return from adoption. Students will begin with returns on investment and analyse how investments in technology will fit into the business function and consider social acceptance by staff. Such a comparison takes into account not only the overall cost-benefit but also includes the likelihood of a successful adoption process by including social risk analysis. 

University of Queensland 

MGTS3968 - Sustainable Supply Chains - The agri/food sector is the largest sector in Australia's manufacturing industry and accounts for approximately 17 per cent of the industry's employment. It also contributes significantly to Australia's export earnings. These facts demonstrate the importance of the food industry in the Australian economy and highlight the need for firms within the industry to remain internationally competitive in the national interest. However, sustainability has also become a major driver and point of differentiation in local and in particular in overseas markets.

research and teaching


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We provide an innovation framework to allow the business and their stakeholders to target innovation to key points of chaos, develop a systems approach to developing innovative solutions, and implement and monitor these innovation as a continuous process.  Innovation opportunities for business are available on multiple fronts, the process will allow business to understand the impacts of known and new innovation on their individual business and manage this innovation through the innovation framework driven by a change in culture within their own staff.

Response consulting Australia

AMPMGT806 - Commercialise research and technology product or idea - Commercialise research and technology product/idea - Develop and deliver this unit as a part of a Graduate Certificate in Agribusiness.  The unit covers the skills and knowledge required to undertake the fundamentals of commercialisation of a product/idea from the initial concept to the launching of the product/idea (or innovation) and then to full production. 
The competency requires developing the skills and knowledge to successfully research, analyse, cost and develop a business opportunity for a product/idea.