Approved by AICTE , DTE (DTE Code : 6760), Govt of Maharashtra and Affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University.
Accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ Grade
Approved by AICTE , DTE (DTE Code : 6760), Govt of Maharashtra and Affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University.
Accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ Grade
MBA in Agri Business Management

MBA in Agriculture Business Management

Agricultural industries need employees with Managerial skills but the undergraduate curriculum focuses only on knowledge. So there was a need for a Postgraduate course to bridge this gap. Savitribai Phule Pune University and Lotus Business School jointly come up with MBA in Agri-Business management as a solution to respond to this situation.

The curriculum of the MBA Agri-Business Management course has been designed by Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) under minor specialization.

Program Overview:
Lotus Business School is a premier MBA in Agribusiness College. The 2-year full-time MBA in Agriculture Business Management will provide unique opportunities to the students to not only work but excel in the ever-booming agricultural sector in India and abroad. The program aims to groom students as industry-ready professionals. Lotus Business School – the top MBA in agribusiness college offers a well-designed program that helps students to apply the concepts of management to the agriculture domain.


Industry Driven

Student Centric


Strong Alumni


100% Placement

Program Overview

Key Highlights

CPP (Career Progression Program-10 Certifications)

Industry-Specific Internship and Training

Interactive Opportunities with industry mentors

Assured Placement Assistance with attractive CTC

360-degree career support

Faculties from IIMs, JBIMS, Symbiosis

Extensive corporate interaction & exposure

Entrepreneurship Development cell

On-Campus Weekend Workshops by guest Faculties


Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects

Program Eligiblity

Graduation from any Stream

Obtained score in CET conducted by the Competent Authority

Top Recruiting Industries

  • Seed industries
  • Tools and machinery industries
  • Dairy industries
  • ICT service industry
  • Insurance
  • Finance institution
  • Logistic industry
  • Irrigation equipment industry
  • Agrochemical Industries
  • Agri and food processing industries
  • Consultancy services
  • Banking
  • FMCG
  • Import Export institution / Firms
  • Packaging industry

Top Hiring Companies

Value Added Certification

SMART (Selling, Marketing, and Recruitment, Training) for Agriculture Business Management

Business Analysis for Decision Making in Agriculture & Food Industry Financial Reporting & Analysis

Agriculture and Food Industry Environmental Analysis

Digitization in Agriculture & Food Industry

Agriculture and Food Product Packaging Management

Export-Import Management in Agriculture and Food Sector

Intellectual Property Rights for Agriculture & Food Industry

Marketing Analytics

Production Planning & Operation Management

Presentation Skills and Public Speaking

Quality assurance & Control Management

Premium Brand Management

Corporate Etiquette & Business Ethics

Digital Marketing for Agriculture & Food Industry

Supply Chain and Logistics Management in Agriculture and Food Industry

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the scope After MBA in Agri-Business Management?

The agribusiness companies/manufacturers are committed to improving the productivity of Indian farmers by innovating products and services that sustainably increase crop and livestock yields. They could have heeds in supplying high valued seeds to farmers, innovative agrochemicals like pesticides, plant growth promoters, soil conditioners, herbicides, hybrid seeds business, processed foods like fruit purees/concentrates, frozen fruits etc, breweries, sugar mills, edible oil production, plantation business, poultry, Marine Products (Shrimps and Prawns), Dairy, animal feed (Cattle & Poultry), etc.

The program aims at enabling, Agricultural graduates to work with Agricultural companies for the development of agriculture in India and also create a thought process of contribution to the economy through business activities.

What are the career opportunities after MBA in Agri-Business Management?

Thriving career options and job prospects are open after graduating from this top MBA Agri-Business college of Pune. Upon completion of an MBA in Agriculture Business Management students can explore careers in various fields, which may include: 

  • Agri & Food Processing Industry 
  • Agri Equipment, tools, and Machinery Manufacturers and Distributors
  • Organic Farming Practices
  • Agri consultancies
  • Contract Farming
  • FMCG
  • AgrI-Import, Export Houses
  • Agri Co-Operatives, Finance Companies, and Banks as Agricultural Officer AO
  • Rural Market Development
  • Supply Chain & Logistics Management
  • Agri Input Sales & Marketing of Seeds
  • Agro Chemicals like fertilizers, pesticides, etc.

Course Delivery Partners

  • Swasti Agro & Bioproducts Pvt. Ltd., Partner ABT Bioproducts
  • GAFE Pvt Ltd
  • CPC Academy
  • Nichrome India Ltd
  • Glocal Support
  • PSP-IP & Associates Pvt LTD TM & Patent Attorneys Firm
  • Concepts STEM LLP
  • R.G.Kasat Industries Pvt LtdAspire Training Solutions
  • Chitale Bandhu Mithaiwale 
  • Urban Bazar
  • Aspire Training Solutions 
  • Niva Growth Consultants
  • NavisRx
  • MAC

Any latest development in the industry

The COVID-19 pandemic is the greatest global humanitarian challenge the world has faced since World War II. India’s effort to combat the COVID-19 virus has been praised over the globe. However, the lockdown came with an economic cost and cascading impact on all sections of society. The Covid-19 induced lockdown in India was a huge economic shock. But agricultural sector survived and maintained its growth rate and contribute high to the Indian economy.

There are new trends in agriculture:

Organic farming, Zero budget farming, exotic variety introduction, Hydroponic farming, Drone technology, ICT in agriculture, IoT tools use for agriculture, etc.

The focus of government on the sector

As we all know agriculture is our basic economic sector which the government focusing on for many years and continuing efforts to increase agricultural production. The government mainly does work in this sector by focusing on core functions. And the core functions are Policy Design and Analysis, Research and Knowledge Exchange, Policy Advocacy, Stakeholder Consultations, Working with States, Working with Line Ministries. 

5 important government schemes in the Agriculture sector

  • E-NAM
  • National Mission For Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA)
  • Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY) 
  • Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY)
  • PM Kisan Yojana

Program Outcomes

At the end of the MBA in Agri-Business Management students will possess the 

  • Knowledge about agriculture and Management fundamentals and their application to achieve career goals.
  • Also, personality development covers Problem Solving & Innovation, Critical Thinking, Effective Communication, Leadership, and Team Work skills.
  • ABM course develops the thought process of students focusing on Entrepreneurship.
  • Social Responsiveness and Ethics – Ability to exhibit a broad appreciation of the ethical and value underpinnings of managerial choices in a political, cross-cultural, globalized, digitized, socio-economic environment and distinguish between ethical and unethical behaviors & act with integrity.

Enquiry Form

2024 Applications Are Now Open

    Experts at LBS to Deliver the Program

    Dr. Chandrakant Thorat
    B.E. Industrial Engineering, MBA in Marketing and Operation,
    pursuing Ph.D.  

    22 years industrial experience, and 8 years teaching experience

    Prof. Sudarshan Babar
    B.Sc. Agriculture, MBA Marketing, UGC NET, and JRF, pursuing PGD in Rural development

    8 years industrial experience, and 1 year teaching experience

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