In this programme, you will learn how to deal with differences in international pig farming. The main focus is on gaining knowledge about how to manage a pig farm faced with many challenges, and with a view to optimization. The programme consists of assignments on actual farms, lectures on applications and practical training. During the programme, you will benefit from our Dutch knowledge network.
Aspects covered include pig nutrition, breeding, pig health and welfare, feed production, climate, and economics. In your role as an advisor, you will give practical advice in actual cases. The programme therefore contains elements such as advisory training and practical training in farm analysis on our own University Farm and farms in the area. There are courses on applied business economics, marketing and strategy (entrepreneurship). The programme consists of 2 modules, a company placement, and a thesis. The focus in all courses is on pigs.
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