Executive MBA in Food & Agribusiness

The Executive MBA in Food & Agribusiness (F&A) has been designed with high-achieving individuals in mind. It is intended to prepare you to become the leaders of the future in F&A. With this MBA; you will be equipped to contribute to a better world with an improved quality of life. By finishing the MBA, you will be prepared for the significant F&A challenges of the future.

Organised by Wageningen Academy

Thu 23 May 2024

Duration 2 years
Venue Tilburg and Wageningen

For who is the Executive MBA?

The Executive MBA in F&A is designed for professionals with high potential. Applicants must have at least five years of relevant work experience, at least 3 of which are in a leadership role. This programme allows participants to improve their management skills and reinforce both professional competencies and personal skills. Generate impact in Food & Agribusiness.

Our current participants work in roles that require them to have an understanding of their organisation. They are also aware of the consequences of their decisions.

Why join the MBA in Food & Agribusiness?

The Executive MBA offers a unique combination of general management knowledge in the specific context of Food & Agribusiness. Besides, the programme allows you to share your learning experience with fellow participants coming from very diverse backgrounds, including the Food & Agribusiness. Other reasons to join the Executive MBA in Food & Agribusiness:

  • The programme is designed to suit your needs when balancing work and study
  • Personal development: Leadership development is a vital part of the curriculum
  • Deep emphasis on enhancing your career prospects
  • Upon successful completion you will receive the title Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • This programme has received international (AMBA) and institutional (AACSB) accreditation

MBA Student Experiences

Dr. Anoma Lokossou is a molecular geneticist and enrolled in the EMBA programme. As a scientist she felt the need for more insight in the business aspects of the seed sector.

Looking at things from different angles helps me to better capture the complexity of doing business in emerging markets.
Dr. Anoma Lokossou, Genetic Project Lead Syngenta

Ryan Clifford has been with Unilever for over 10 years, and after graduating cum laude from the EMBA Food & Agribusiness in 2022, he was promoted to become a global research & development innovation manager.

I aspire to bring about positive change in our world, serving society by transforming business.
Ryan Clifford, Food R&D innovation manager, Unilever

Frank Hollaar had a long career as an agronomic accountant behind him, when he enrolled in the EMBA programme.

After all those years in accounting I felt that I was riding the same hobby horses over again. I felt a need for refreshment.
Frank Hollaar, Agronomic Accountant

MBA in Food & Agribusiness programme

This Executive MBA in Food & Agribusiness (F&A) is a partnership between TIAS Business School and Wageningen University & Research. It offers up-to-date academic knowledge. It also includes best practices from successful business leaders.

The programme consists of three blocks. Each block closes with high-level integration modules on key issues and challenges specific to F&A. The final project of the MBA program is called the Capstone project.

In the final Capstone Project, participants apply their new skills, knowledge and insights to a project in their own organisation under the guidance of renowned scholars from Wageningen University & Research. This way, they make a meaningful difference for their organisation, often with a measurable impact on the bottom line.

More information

Are you interested in more information regarding the programme? Download the brochure or approach Agnes Kiss, programme advisor Executive Education. She can help you with:

  • General information
  • CV assessment
  • Sit-in class option
  • Application information

Email: agnes.kiss@wur.nl Telephone: +31 (0)317 485139