Master´s Degree in

Agri-Food Business Management

Postgraduate degree in Agri-Food Business Management

Master´s Degree in Agri-Food Business Management

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Student profile: Professional profile: This program is aimed at training future managers in the current challenges of leading the agrifood company in a global competitive environment.
With this objective, the 360º vision of the value chain, its capacity for innovation and entrepreneurship and its management skills are given a preponderant role. These characteristics will be increasingly important in the "work" of the manager of the agri-food SME.

Access for non-graduates: These studies provide for the possibility of admitting students who are not graduates and who will opt to obtain a university extension degree. It is advisable to consult with the course organizers the requirements and conditions of access established for this type of participants.

Official Degree:Master´s Degree in Agri-Food Business Management

Center responsible:School of Economics and Business

Starts: October

Duration: 11 months. Start October.
(August not teaching)
Friday afternoon from 3pm to 9pm
Saturday morning from 9am to 3pm.

Type of Education: Blended

Total Credits:60 credits.
. Minimum of 12 ECTS credits and maximum of 60 ECTS credits per enrollment and academic period.

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Theoretical-practical education in management techniques and business management

The Master's Degree in Agri-food Business Management (MABM) has been specially designed to provide theoretical and practical training in management techniques and business management, as well as the development of the business plan.

This Nebrija University postgraduate degree allows the student to obtain a global vision, providing specific training, essential for development as a business manager or entrepreneur in the agri-food sector.

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The Master's degree prepares its participants in two fundamental areas: development of managerial competences and skills, and specific aspects of agri-food companies and organizations.

The faculty combines academic rigor and the teaching career of professors from the Nebrija campus, as well as managers and consultants, who will share current methodologies and tools with the participants.

In this way, the specific knowledge of the agri-food industry is combined with managerial training, integrating in a single program the knowledge and skills necessary to lead the company with a global business vision.


The sessions bring together theoretical lectures, teamwork and problem solving with visits to companies.

  • Active and participatory lectures.
  • Study of practical cases.
  • Debates in the classroom on business issues and the economic environment.
  • Practical workshops focused on aspects such as management skills, brand creation and sales.
  • Visits to companies and centers of reference in the sector to learn in situ about pioneer experiences in the field of innovation and management. Specifically, we will visit the Mercadona Logistics Block (Madrid), the Dairy Production Center of Jarama (Madrid), the Paschal Quality Factory (Aranda Duero, Burgos) and the Amazon Logistics Center (Madrid).
  • Creation of a Business Plan that consolidates and puts into practice the knowledge acquired throughout the program.
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The student must take 60 credits

Legal Framework of the sector

  • Institutional and socioeconomic perspective
  • Regulatory and Economic Environment of the agri-food sector in Spain and the EU
  • Macroeconomics

Business management in the agri-food chain

  • Strategic planning I
  • Operations
  • Food Law and Security and Consumer Information
  • Quality management in products and processes
  • Quality and food safety standards and protocols
  • Sustainable Management of operations
  • Finance I: economic and operational management
  • Finance II: financial instruments
  • Risk management in the agri-food business
  • HR, Internal Communication and Collective Bargaining
  • R+D+I in the agri-food chain
  • Corporate Social Responsibility-CSR
  • Strategic planning II
  • Management skills workshop

Fundamentals of business management and marketing

  • Marketing and Communication
  • Sales. Sales Workshop
  • Distribution
  • Internationalization
  • Social Media: The new communication

Final Research Project

  • Master's Final Research Project

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Supported by:

Various companies and organizations in the sector collaborate actively in the Master's degree. This collaboration is reflected in the participation of different managers, as well as in visits to facilities of interest to the program. In other cases, this collaboration focuses on improving the employability and professional careers of the participants.


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Closing of the seventh edition of the Master's Degree in Agri-food Business Management

The Undersecretary of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment has closed the 7th edition of the Master's Degree in Agri-food Business Management (MABM), in which he stressed that “initiatives like this contribute to build and maintain a sustainable economic, social and environmental agri-food industry.”.