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Foundations of Agricultural Leadership

Time limit: 180 days

$550 Enroll

Full course description

  • The Foundations of Agricultural Leadership Certificate focuses on developing effective leaders in agriculture and natural resources. Learners will explore self-awareness and practices of exemplary leaders to cultivate their personal leadership qualities. The program also emphasizes the importance of effective communication skills for engaging with stakeholders and building relationships. It addresses the significance of branding and marketing to create a positive image for individuals. Overall, this program equips individuals with the necessary skills and knowledge to be an emergent leader in the agricultural industry.
  • Overall Certificate Objective: Develop personal leadership capacity of leaders in agriculture and natural resources.
  • Course Modules - The course is broken down into a self-paced 8-week format.
    • Leadership 101
    • Personal Leadership
    • Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership (two parts)
    • Communication Styles & Active Listening
    • Effective Presentations
    • Branding Yourself as a Leader
    • Looking Back, Moving Forward
  • Instructor Team Contact Information:
    • Mrs. Megan Cantrell - Lecturer, Agricultural Leadership Education
    • Mrs. Christy Chiarelli - Extension Scientist, Agricultural Leadership Education
      • Department of Agricultural Education and Communication
      •  (352) 392 – 1041
    • Ms. Rachel Biderman