Agribusiness Management WVEIS Code 0131
Agribusiness management is for students who seek further agriculture, business, advancement
and management techniques that will enable them to become successful in owning and operating
Standard 1: Agribusiness Concepts (0131.S.1)
Students will Identify different types of business organizations.
Agribusiness Concepts Objectives
0131.1.1 Identify agribusiness organizational structures.
0131.1.2 Distinguish between partnership, limited partnership and joint venture.
0131.1.3 Describe regular and sub-chapter S corporations.
0131.1.4 Explain the difference between cooperatives and corporations.
Standard 2: Agripreneurship (0131.S.2)
Students will describe the risks and rewards of becoming an entrepreneur.
0131.2.1 Define entrepreneurship.
0131.2.2 Recognize advantages and disadvantages of being self-employed.
0131.2.3 Identify personal characteristics of successful agripreneurs.
0131.2.4 Explain why businesses succeed.
Standard 3: Preparing a Business Plan (0131.S.3)
Students will develop a business plan and technical resources.
Preparing a Business Plan Objectives
0131.3.1 Identify and complete the components of a business plan.
0131.3.2 Prepare a cash flow statement for a proposed agribusiness.
0131.3.3 Identify sources of technical assistance in establishing and maintaining a successful business.
0131.3.4 Explain risk management.
Standard 4: Business Law (0131.S.4)
Students will identify the basic business law involved in agriculture.
Business Law Objectives
0131.4.1 Identify the types and sources of laws.
0131.4.2 Describe liability and negligence laws.
0131.4.3 Describe health and safety regulations.
0131.4.4 Identify legal requirements and common laws and legal documentation of a successful
Standard 5: Marketing and Sales Management (0131.S.5)
Students will develop a marketing and sales plan.
Marketing and Sales Management Objectives
0131.5.1 Develop and maintain a marketing strategy.
0131.5.2 Explain methods of advertising.
0131.5.3 Identify sources of information in using marketing research.
0131.5.4 Demonstrate successful marketing techniques.
Standard 6: Financial Management (0131.S.6)
Students will develop various financial records of an agribusiness.
Financial Management Objectives
0131.6.1 Use computers in maintaining business documents and records.
0131.6.2 Use computers to make sales and business projections.
0131.6.3 Prepare sales literature and advertisements.
Standard 7: Technology Applications in Agribusiness (0131.S.7)
Students will apply technology to investigate real-world problems.
Technology Applications in Agribusiness Objectives
0131.7.1 Use computers and the World Wide Web (WWW) to:
Solve problems related to work-based experience programs in agribusiness.
Locate, evaluate, and collect information from a variety of sources related to agribusiness.
Develop positive attitudes toward technology uses that support lifelong learning,
collaboration, personal pursuits, and productivity.
0131.7.2 Demonstrate skills in word processing and the use of databases, spreadsheets, graphics and
0131.7.3 Use TV/satellite, VCR and Laser discs/DVD to retrieve information to complete classroom
assignments related to agribusiness.
0131.7.4 Use cameras and/or camcorders to record activities and progress of special projects in the
area of agribusiness.
Standard 8: Process/Workplace Skills in Agribusiness (0131.S.8)
Students will demonstrate personal and group workplace skills.
Process/Workplace Skills in Agribusiness Objectives
0131.8.1 Use computers and other electronic technologies to access, gather, store, retrieve, organize,
analyze, and report data.
0131.8.2 Explore careers available in agribusiness.
0131.8.3 Use a variety of sources to investigate the educational requirements of various careers in
agribusiness and related sciences.
0131.8.4 Analyze problems, state causes and effects, and plan, organize, and implement a solution to
the problem or a concept to improve the situation or process.
0131.8.5 Demonstrate correct language usage in all oral and written work.
0131.8.6 Perform effectively in both leadership and non-leadership roles.
0131.8.7 Evaluate information for reliability, completeness, and applicability to various assignments.
0131.8.8 Participate as a team member to complete a variety of assignments.