Horticultural Management Courses

AMENITY HORTICULTURE I BHT324 Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 7 lessons

Explain the nature and scope of providing, establishing and managing amenity horticulture sites.

  • This course has been developed by professionals in both Australia and the UK, with the aim of being relevant throughout the world.
  • This is a module in the Royal Horticultural Society's Master of Horticulture.

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Learning methods available: This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning Read more & enrol: AMENITY HORTICULTURE I BHT324

AMENITY HORTICULTURE II BHT325 Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 7 lessons

Explain planning for amenity horticulture, including appropriate measures to ensure all relevant concerns are identified and appropriately considered.

 

An Amenity Site is primarily used for recreation, pleasure, visual enhancement or environmental improvement rather than for the production of economic crops.

 

Prerequisite : You must complete Amenity Horticulture I before atempting thias course.

Learning methods available: This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence Read more & enrol: AMENITY HORTICULTURE II BHT325

BUSINESS OPERATIONS Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 6 lessons

Study business operations.

The aim of this course is to provide you with the building blocks for a successful career in business planning and operations.
Learning methods available: This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning Read more & enrol: BUSINESS OPERATIONS

CERTIFICATE IN HYDROPONICS VHT103 Duration icon 600 hours Qualification icon Certificate

This course provides an understanding of modern technology and its application to growing plants, with emphasis on hydroponic production.

A valuable course for anyone working or planning to work in the management of a hydroponic enterprise.

Learning methods available: This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence Read more & enrol: CERTIFICATE IN HYDROPONICS VHT103

DIPLOMA IN HORTICULTURE (by examination) Ht0EX Qualification icon Diploma

A program designed to provide a fast track to formal recognition to non-qualified horticulturists with significant industry experience and expertise, without having to undertake lengthy studies in areas where they already have a high level of ability.

In essence assessments are made of a candidate's knowledge and skills; and on the basis of that assessment, a study program is advised and supported (by a mentor), allowing the candidate to prepare for a series of exams. When the mentor and student feel the time is right, those exams are undertaken. The program leads to the award of a horticulture diploma recognising knowledge and ability in management, plant knowledge and technical skill.

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HORTICULTURAL MARKETING BHT304 Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment

Competition is fierce in almost any industry, a sound knowledge of marketing processes will help any business, including a horticultural enterprise, stay ahead of the competition. Success depends upon how well you market your product. This subject covers the theoretical and practical importance of marketing in the horticultural industry, including topics such as: marketing processes, methods, strategies and research. Practical components cover topics such as: advertising, promotions, signs, customer relations, pricing strategy, labeling, transport, product presentation, developing customer service policy and customer satisfaction questionnaires. This is a comprehensive well-rounded course that offers the horticultural marketing manager or small business owner what they need to be successful in this essential component of business management.
Learning methods available: This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence Read more & enrol: HORTICULTURAL MARKETING BHT304

HORTICULTURAL RESEARCH II BHT241 Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 7 lessons

With more advanced research skills, you will be able to contribute new insights into the field of horticulture, and our understanding of issues that affect it.

This course will further develop your ability to research and present a critical, written and numerical assessment of information related to social, technological, environmental and economic issues that impact on Horticulture today.

Prerequisite: Horticultural Research I

Learning methods available: This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning Read more & enrol: HORTICULTURAL RESEARCH II BHT241

HORTICULTURAL RESEARCH I BHT118 Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 7 lessons

 

Develop the skills and knowledge needed to plan, conduct and report on research in social, technological and environmental issues that impact on Horticulture today and which are needed for strategic business planning.

  • This course has been developed by professionals in both Australia and the UK, with the aim of being relevant throughout the world.
  • This is a module in the Royal Horticultural Society's Master of Horticulture.
Learning methods available: This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning Read more & enrol: HORTICULTURAL RESEARCH I BHT118

HORTICULTURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT BHT203 Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment

Develop your skills to manage strategies appropriate to specific enterprises in the horticultural industry, both businesses or public enterprises.

Eight lessons covering planning for efficient and economical management in horticulture: including such things as work procedures and programming, budgeting and staff supervision. The course is relevant to all areas of horticulture including nurseries, parks, private gardens, market gardening and fruit production.

Learning methods available: This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning Read more & enrol: HORTICULTURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT BHT203

MANAGEMENT Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 7 lessons

Developed by professionals with substantial industry experience, this is the perfect foundation for any successful career in private or public enterprise. Tutors are qualified and part of a team with a very broad experience across Australia, the UK and beyond.

Make sure your management style is grounded in the 'tried and true'.
Learning methods available: This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning Read more & enrol: MANAGEMENT

MANAGING NOTABLE GARDENS AND LANDSCAPES Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment

Learn to manage sites such as:
  • Archaeological remains
  • The grounds and gardens of large houses
  • Notable smaller gardens
  • Urban and rural small parks
  • Notable parks and green spaces that may have historical significance ie. refer to a particular historical figure or event
  • Old parks and gardens which may be representative of the period or a style, or can be attributed to a certain designer
  • Parks and gardens of value as part of other notable landscapes or buildings
  •  Large public parks
  • Community gardens and allotments
  • Civic landscapes
  • Churchyards, cemeteries and grounds surrounding public buildings such as hospitals.
  • Urban green corridors and other green spaces including village greens
  • New landscapes
Learning methods available: This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning Read more & enrol: MANAGING NOTABLE GARDENS AND LANDSCAPES

MARKETING FOUNDATIONS Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 10 lessons

This course is designed as a program to understand the marketing world; then developing skills in marketing.
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OFFICE PRACTICES Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 6 lessons

Skilled office workers are always in demand.
Make sure you have the edge! Develop the skills and knowledge necessary for the operation of an office.
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OPERATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT I BHT326 Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 9 lessons

A study focussing on managing Economics, Planning and Marketing of operations in horticulture.

Your ability to manage a business can make a huge difference to your success in horticulture. In this course, you will learn to the business side of horticulture, including how to plan and implement effective strategies for your business and/or services. This is a module in the Royal Horticultural Society's Master of Horticulture.

Learning methods available: This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning Read more & enrol: OPERATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT I BHT326

OPERATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT II BHT327 Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment

Develop a capacity to apply legal, contractual and staff management considerations to demonstrate informed interpretation and analysis, critical thought processes and an understanding of complex issues in relation to the management of a range of different sectors of the horticulture industry.

Prerequisite: Operational Business Management I

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PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE FOR CONSULTANTS Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 8 lessons

This course is a valuable guide to setting up and operating a consulting business in any profession. Experts are always in demand by business, government bodies, public organisations and private individuals.

Everyone needs help from time to time from someone who has greater expertise than themself. If you have training, and/or significant experience in just about anything;  you may have the potential to become a consultant in your field of expertise.

Learning methods available: This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning Read more & enrol: PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE FOR CONSULTANTS

PROJECT MANAGEMENT BBS201 Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment

Project Managers are needed to oversee all types of horticultural projects; from land rehabilitation to landscapend, and setting up new enterprises, both production and amenity.

Gain a competitive edge in project management with this flexible, informative course.
Developing project management skills is valuable; these skills can be applied to all industries, and in all sorts of situations.
This course is just as relevant to a construction project as it is to managing a new product launch. It is best suited to someone who has some prior experience or training in management, but is also useful as an adjunct to management studies

Learning methods available: This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning Read more & enrol: PROJECT MANAGEMENT BBS201

SUPERVISION VBS104 Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 10 lessons

Train to be an Effective Supervisor

This is a very sound foundation course in the theory and practice of supervision, relevant to those working as supervisors, and those wanting to move into a supervisory role. Learn to recruit and train new staff, plan work, motivate staff, solve problems systematically, implement disciplinary procedures, maintain a safe workplace, use worker participation as a supervisory tool, and more.

Learning methods available: This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning Read more & enrol: SUPERVISION VBS104