Master in Agribusiness Management Online

Rome Business School's  Master in Agribusiness Management grants a top-level managerial training which combines economic, strategic and planning techniques and deep knowledge of the market with the mechanisms and dynamics of the agricultural business.

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Formula: Part time - Online

Language: English

Enrollment: 88%

ONLINE: 6 Available seats

Intake November 2020. Scholarship up to 20%. Valid until October 2nd.


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Rome Business School’s Online Master in Agribusiness Management grants a top-level managerial training which combines economic, strategic and planning techniques and deep knowledge of the market with the mechanisms and dynamics of the agricultural business. The program’s quality teaching and networking services all contribute to make it the perfect fit for anyone who is looking to rise to the top in the world of farming, agricultare, food production, or in the start-up agribusiness system with a mind-set focused on innovation and sustainability.

In addition, being this master in online version, you can have a quality learning anywhere! We have more than 10 years in online learning education and we are member of Grupo Planeta deAgostini, leader in providing programs in online mode, our “distance” courses offer all the contents of classroom learning, in order to use a complete and professionalizing experience.

The Reasons Why

  • Study anywhere

Our online version of the master allows you to study and learn content directly from your home or from anywhere else. Our teachers are experts in distance teaching and use the interactive synchronous methods typical of participative class lessons. You can get all the advantages to be part of an interactive class with lecturers and classmates, easily following lessons from anywhere else. Our online learning is also available in an asynchronous mode to also give the possibility to those who can’t attend lessons to watch the content and learn in an asynchronous way.

  • The Bootcamp in Rome for International Business Leaders

Rome Business School offers you the opportunity to hone your skills and enrich your knowledge on entrepreneurship, innovation and other key topics in the world of management by taking part in our International Bootcamp in Rome which, only for online students, is included in the tuition fee! This bootcamp is designed to train participants to manage businesses situations on a global scale, international business projects and crosscultural communication, all with a learningby-doing methodology based on working with real cases and scenarios, with the support of international mentors who share their insight on global relations. In addition, this experience is an opportunity for exposure among international leading companies (Enel, Fendi, Jaguar Land Rover, IBM and many more) and a professional environment to boost your career.

  • Soft Skills Programme

Soft skills are the ‘secret key’ of a well-managed workplace and progressive career path. Soft skills are personal attributes that can affect relationships, communication, and interaction with others and are crucial for business success and effective leadership, in this high-tech world in which we live. With the Soft Skills Program, we offer you the opportunity to develop the soft skills necessary for your personal and professional growth. The Self Growth Program is optional and is structured as follows: 10 hours in total for 5 interactive and self-reflective soft skills courses (Certificate will be provided upon completion of the program):

  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Public Speaking for Business
  • Time, Stress & Self-Management
  • Cross Cultural Communication
  • Conflict, Problem Solving & Negotiations
  • Career Path

Our skilled and professional Career Services Team provides our attendants with a personalized Career Path specifically designed to shape your professional profile in order to become a competitive figure in the actual working environment.  Join our online activities, like workshops, webinars, company meetings focusing on the valuable topic of job seeking and career networking, individual career counseling meetings! Thanks to our worldwide network of partners, Rome Business School can provide you with access to a wide range of internship opportunities. These and more invaluable benefits are at your disposal to boost your career.

  • Networking and Partners

At Rome Business School we have solid partnerships in place with several globally renowned leading companies, such as GFAR, FAO, WFP, Confagricoltura, Gambero Rosso, Hard Rock Cafè and many more. To ensure our students can build a strong professional network, we constantly organize workshop, meetings, visits, events and guest lectures with representatives from elite business ecosystems, encouraging interaction between leading professionals and the students, and facilitating the learning process. Obviously, all these activities are accessible to our students online, thanks to real-time calls and videos.

  • Multimedia contents

Online learning allows easier training thanks to audio lessons, videos and lecture notes from all disciplines for a better understanding of the contents.  Interactive videos, learning test tools and many other multimedia supports will allow you to better understand the course content and facilitate the assimilation of the concepts.


The Online format of Rome Business School’s Master Agribusiness Management is structured to provide participants with a though preparation for the Agribusiness sector and crucial aspects of other related fields, starting with a wide overview of the broader management world and then proceeds with the analsys of all the specific subjects and aspects of Agribusiness Development and Management.  It provides you with an in-depth insight into innovative and responsible leadership, its trends and best practices, as well as how you can be effectively applied to the Agro Industry.

  • Capstone Project:  Management Plan

Teamwork project with a scope to develop a Management Report that solves a business problem in the area of agribusiness management of an existing or fictitious companies in the Agricultural Industry. All teams are guided from the initial phase of the project

After the completion of the capstone project, students should be able to:

  • Think critically
  • Implement creative solutions and solve managerial problems
  • Apply and connect theory with practice
  • Communicate and present business reports/ideas more effectively
  • Carry out business research and business analysis
  • Demonstrate collaborative leadership skills
  • Work effectively in teams
  • Communicate cross culturally and make compromises for a common goal
  • Set goals and implement projects effectively


The Master will be taught through interactive lectures, case study analysis, in-class exercises, discussions, roleplays, teamwork exercises, video discussions, business analysis and student presentation sessions.

Case studies will be utilized to engender discussion and illustrate real business and communication issues. Students will be encouraged to read widely and engage in discussion and debate. The didactic methodology is based on action learning, through which teachers implement a learner-centered approach, engage students and provide activities which allow students to apply the acquired knowledge. All teachers use active learning methods in class, which are also suitable for interactively engaging distance learning students.


Rome Business School’s Online Master in Agribusiness Management is given by highly selected international university professors, entrepreneurs, consultants, industry experts, trainers and business managers, drawn from a variety of operational and professional fields, from advertising to sales, from entrepreneurship to digital marketing.  The teaching approach is aimed at the acquisition of know-how, in order to transfer truly useful competencies for the attendees’ professional development.


RAFFAELE MAIORANO –is president of the Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR)and is a representative for Confaagricultura for SDG’S and sustainability. He is program director for the Rome Business School’s Master course in Agribusiness and a teacher in Agribusiness Management at the University of Camerino. Since 2007, he has been operating an olive farm in Calabria and has been producing two extravergin olive oil blends in accordance to biological agriculture rules. He also works with his family farming enterprise, specialising in cereal, vegetable, citrus, and animal products; there, he is responsible for commercialisation in the Crotone sheep cheese production sector. He is a former president of the Italian Young Farmers Association.

esponsible for commercialisation in the Crotone sheep cheese production sector. He is a former president of the Italian Young Farmers Association.

  • Professors

DANIELE ROSSI – the Delegate for Research & Innovation in the Confederation of Farmers (Confagricoltura), Secretary General of AgroNetwork (Confagricoltura, Nomisma and Luiss Founders), Chairman of the Research & Innovation Working Party RES in Copa – Cogeca (Bruxelles), Director for the International Project of the Brewers of Europe and the EU Coordinator of the 36 National Platforms “Food for Life”, Judicial Administrator of seized companies by the Rome Tribunal under the Mafia Law. He was Director General of Federalimentare (Italian Federation of Food & Drink Industry – Confindustria), CEO of Federalimentare Servizi s.r.l., CEO of the “Spread European Safety GEIE consortium (an EEIG of 13 EU Food & DrinkFederations), Chairman of the Research and Innovation Group – Food and Drink Europe – in Brussels, Chairman of the Technology Platform “Italian Food for Life” and Chairman of the “ClusterAgrifood”. Member of theEU Commission Sounding Board of smaller actors on participation in the FP7, Coordinator of FP6 SSA “SMEs-Net” and of the Integrated Project TRUEFOOD, coordinator and partner of more than 30 FP6 and FP7 and Horizon 2020 projects and ERASMUS Alliances. Administrator Delegate and Member of the Executive Committee and of the Board of CONAI (The governmental Packaging Recovery Consortium), Director of Consorzio BIRRAVIVA s.c.r.l. Chairman of “EU Polices on alcohol” for the “Confederation des Brasseurs du Marchè Commun” – C.B.M.C. and Delegate Member of the Board of C.B.M.C. (Brewers of Europe)., Director of the Italian Association of the Brewery and Malt Industries, Scientific Director of “Plan Bleu” –Action Plan for Mediterranean – UNEP, Director of the Office of Economic Studies, feasibility, costs benefits, planning and management of facilities and services (SPS Spa – SOFIN; IRI Group), Director of research “National and Local Authorities” of CENSIS Foundation in Rome, Secretary General of the Permanent Observatory on Youth and Alcohol (Health Ministry).

CHIARA SATTIN: Graduate in tourism economics, after long time as commercial dpt Director in a Company, she came back to her farm, and since 2007 she’s a farmer (zootechnics, forest care, energy, cereal production, recently farm holidays). Since 2015, Delegate for Innovation in Agricultural sector inside Giovani di Confagricoltura-ANGA.

STEFANO BISOFFI – Scientific and Technical Director of CREA (Council for Agricultural Research and Economics, Public Research Organisation in Italy)2004–2007, 2013-2017; Director of the International Relationships Unit of CREA(2012-2013) and Information Systems Unit (2008-2012); President, Permanent Executive Committee, International Poplar Commission, Statutory Body of FAO(2000-2012); National Representative (alternate) in the Horizon 2020 Programme Committee for Societal Challenge 2 “Food Security, Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry, Marine, Maritime and In land Water Research and the Bio economy”(since2013)

FABIO REBECCHI: He has 20 years’ experience in digital innovation, first as an ICT consultant and then as a startup founder, with a track record of 2 successful exits and one international scale-up. He’s leading now a new startup project in digital health and AI, and he’s mentor and advisor of many accelerators around the globe, among them Startup bootcamp FoodTech Rome.

Career Services

With our help, you can create your career strategy via a journey of self-reflection, exploration, and achievement. This program is designed to help you build a solid path towards a succesful career and professional future as well as to find opportunities in line with your ambitions and expectations. In particular, the school offers the following services to the enrolled students:

  • Individual Career Counselling Meeting
  • Rome Business School’s Official Career Portal
  • Professional Workshops
  • Rome Business School’s Talent Focus

Rome Business School supports its students even beyond the academic environment, providing them with guidance and assistance in developing a strong professional profile that reflects the most sought competencies in the current job market.

Thanks to the commitment of our students and the continuous work of our assistance service, we have achieved important results in terms of employment and achievement of the aspirations of the individual participants in our courses.

In particular, according to the most recent statistics:

38% of our students have pursued an international career;
43% of our students have obtained a job position in large multinational companies;
37% of our students are currently successful managers;
72% of our students benefited from a salary increase at the end of the course of study (in the case of the Master Part Time, a growth in the pay packet of 27% was noted);
68% of our students have increased their job responsibilities at the end of the master;
92% of our students received new job offers upon completing their studies.

Placement rate

At the end of the Master, 96% of the students obtained an internship in internationally renowned companies. Some of our professional partners:

Scholarships and Tuition

The tuition fee for this Master is 5.900 euros (VAT included) the payment of the participation fee is installable.

It can be paid:

  • in 4 instalments without interest
  • in a single solution (this option grants the student a 10% discount on the overall amount of the tuition fee)

According to the individual profile, experience, and proved motivation, the candidate can be awarded a scholarship covering part of the overall tuition fee (up to 20%). Indeed, Rome Business School offers the opportunity to the most deserving candidates to benefit from 7 different types of scholarships. These partial economic coverages can consist of 6 months of interest-free financing.

The competition for scholarships increases as the start date approaches and funds are limited, so it is advisable to make the request as soon as possible.

Bootcamp around the world

Hone your entrepreneurial skills and test them with the ultimate challenge: Rome Business School’s exclusive Bootcamp in Barcelona, organized in partnership with EAE Business School, a beautiful city at the forefront of innovation and among the most productive start-up ecosystems. “Rome Business School’s Bootcamp in Rome focus on international business leaders and all the skills needed to be a succesful manager. This Bootcamp in Rome is included in the registration price: just think about the flight and accommodation, we’ll take care of the rest!

Admission process

Rome Business School works hard to maintain the highest standard of quality in the programs we offer. That’s why, in order to ensure the eligibility of the candidates, all applicants must undergo and successfully pass a selection process structured as follows:

The admission process is aimed to verify the candidate’s eligibility to attend the Master. The candidate’s academic history, previous experiences in the topics covered in the Master and motivation will be matters of the evaluation. Once it’s sent, the application will be evaluated by the Rome Business School’s academic committee. In order to ensure the application’s suitability, it is important to deliver all of the required documentation.





Students who successfully complete the program will receive a double certification: Rome Business School’s diploma and an official certification by Universidad Internacional de Valencia (VIU), which provides 60 internationally recognized credits (60 ECTS).

Jump start the rest of your life!

If you are looking for top-quality advanced training in a particular business area, countless opportunities for skills development and testing yourself, ways to expand your professional network and make contact with elite professionals working in several business fields, we have exactly the program for you. From there, it’s all up to you! Your determination and willingness to learn and experience new ways of thinking are all you need to make the most of one of our programs and start making your way along the path towards success in your career.