HRT 404: Horticultural Management
Course Code: HRT 404
Credits and Offerings
- 3 credits (2 lecture and 2 lab hours every week)
- Spring semester of every year
To learn fundamental business management skills, concepts, and application of those to the horticulture industry. Most students will enhance their management skills through a variety of learning methods.
Making good financial decisions, reading income statements and balance sheets, working with a diverse team, the role of personality on leadership and management, effective management, listening skills.
This is a capstone course and the key activity is creation of a business plan (fictitious or realistic) as an individual or team project. Several students each semester go on to initiate and manage these business plans in the industry.