OPERATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT II

Learn to manage horticultural business operations and staffing. Understand the Law and horticulture and running a successful business.

Course Code: BHT327
Fee Code: S3
Duration (approx) Duration (approx) 100 hours
Qualification Statement of Attainment
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CONTENTS

Lessons include:

1. The Law and Horticulture 10 hrs

2. Contract Law 10hrs

3. Employment Law 10hrs

4. PBL Financial Management 20hrs

5. Staff Performance Management 10hrs

6. Motivating Employees in Horticulture 10 hrs

7. PBL Management Case Study 30 hrs

Aims

  • Discuss, examine and evaluate legal systems and laws that are relevant to the management of horticultural enterprises.
  • Examine, evaluate and debate the elements that comprise the making of valid contracts in the horticulture industry.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the principal areas of employment legislation
  • Compare financial management requirements for a series of optional horticultural enterprises in two or more different countries.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the principal areas of performance management & staffing within a business environment.
  • Determine and apply an understanding of motivation theory to better manage staff performance within a horticultural business environment.



Course Contributors

The following academics were involved in the development and/or updating of this course.

Rosemary Davies (Horticulturist)

Rosemary trained in Horticulture at Melbourne Universities Burnley campus; studying all aspects of horticulture -vegetable and fruit production, landscaping, amenity, turf, aboriculture and the horticultural sciences.
Initially she worked with the Depart

John Mason (Horticulturist)

Parks Manager, Nurseryman, Landscape Designer, Garden Writer and Consultant.
Over 40 years experience; working in Victoria, Queensland and the UK.
He is one of the most widely published garden writers in the world; author of more than 70 books and edito

Bob James (Horticulturist)

Bob has over 50 years of experience in horticulture across both production sectors (Crops and nursery) and amenity sectors of the industry.
He holds a Diploma in Agriculture and Degree in Horticulture from the University of Queensland; as well as a Maste

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