Course towards Data-driven Agri-Food Business

Course

Course Towards Data-driven Agri-Food Business

Digitalization, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence provide unprecedented opportunities for food production. The battle for data from farmer to consumer has begun! Data-driven agri-food business requires re-thinking of changing institutional arrangements and fair business models. Concurrently, you have to deal with public concerns about privacy and distribution of power while there is also a strong movement to open up the data and algorithms for sake of food transparency. This course gives insight in Big Data applications and organizational issues concerning new business models for data sharing in agri-food business.

Organised by Wageningen Academy
Registration period

Tue 1 January 2019 until Fri 8 November 2019

Date

Thu 28 November 2019 until Fri 29 November 2019

Duration 2 days
Setup At Wageningen Campus
Price EUR895.00
Certificate Yes

Practical information
Price Per person, tuition, course materials, coffee/tea/soda and drinks, dinner and 2 lunches.
About three weeks before the course starts participants receive more information.
Min. participants
Max. participants 20
Rating 3.7 (scale 1 to 5)


Programme and topics

The course offers an attractive mix of lectures, practical cases and group work supervised by the courseleaders. Together you will explore the future challenges and opportunities of data-driven agri-food business. There will be ample time to interact with the experts and other participants. By attending this course you will get inspired and able to broaden your mind set. The following topics will be discussed;
- An overview of developments in agriculture and data-driven food production.
- How data can lead to new business models and consumer markets.
- Understand how data applications cause shifts in roles and power relations among different players in food supply networks.
- Know how to cope with governance of data sharing between organisations.
- Be able to apply this knowledge to your own situation.

Target group

This course is designed for professionals working in agri-food supply networks and related (public and private) services with an interest in new business development, ICT, marketing and governance (legal). For instance policy makers, business analysts, information managers, project managers and professionals involved in (current or future) data initiatives.

Result

The aim of this course is to gain insight into the state-of-the-art of Big Data applications in agri-food networks. Moreover, related socio-economic and governance challenges are addressed and help you understand how to apply this information in your future practice and business models.

Courseleaders

The course is given by Dr. ir. J. (Sjaak) Wolfert, Wageningen Economic Research. Involved experts are Drs. ing. M. J. (Marc-Jeroen) Bogaardt and Ing. G. M. (Gerben) Splinter, Wageningen Economic Research.

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