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AAEC 5424: Agribusiness Finance and Risk Management

Concentration: Agribusiness
Credits: 3 graduate credits


Introduction to corporate finance and risk management in agribusiness. Financial analysis, estimation of capital cost and valuation. Focus on risk management and Environmental and Social Governance (ESG) practices through case studies.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to

  1. Perform financial analysis
  2. Estimate risk and cost of capital 
  3. Apply risk management tools for strategic decisions making
  4. Value firms or projects exposed to different types of risks
  5. Analyze implementation of Environmental and Social Governance (ESG) practices 

Prerequisites and Corequisites

Graduate Standing


Julien Cadot