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Sustainable Agri-food Supply Chain Management

edX, Online
Length
8 weeks
Price
199 USD
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Self-paced Online
Length
8 weeks
Price
199 USD
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Delivery
Self-paced Online
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Course description

Sustainable Agri-food Supply Chain Management

Sustainable agri-food chains should operate in a manner that exploits and optimizes the synergies among environmental protection, social fairness and economic growth. Today, societal stakeholders demand the management of a sustainable agri-food supply chain to incorporate a diverse and often inter-related set of issues relating to sustainable development. There is surmounting global pressure for corporate responsibility to transcend product quality and extend to areas of labor standards, health and safety, environmental sustainability, non-financial accounting and reporting, procurement, supplier relations, product lifecycles and environmental practices. Principles of accountability, transparency and stakeholder engagement are highly relevant to sustainable agri-food supply chain management. Sustainable agri-food supply chain management covers the concept of sustainability from the field to the supply chain level by providing learners with tools for improving their company’s competitiveness, sustainability and responsibility towards stakeholder expectations.

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  • Self-paced Online
  • Online
  • English

Who should attend?

Prerequisites

  • Bachelor’s degree or
  • 5 years experience in a related field

Course delivery details

This course is offered through Doane University, a partner institute of EdX.

10-15 hours per week

Costs

  • Verified Track -$199
  • Audit Track - Free

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What you'll learn

  • Apply supply chain management principles in a sustainable way that protects the environment
  • Measure environmental sustainability performance of supply chains
  • Analyze the importance of ethics and transparency in supply chain management

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