Saturday, May 19, 2012

Grow with Woolworths 2012 Agricultural Business Scholarship

Woolworths is offering 30 young Australians the opportunity to attend the 2012 Woolworths Agricultural Business Scholarship program.

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Learn from the best
During the 12-day course, you’ll gain a broad academic perspective on the business of agriculture from key academics, Woolworths business leaders and other industry experts. Based at the Woolworths support office in north west Sydney, the program will give you valuable insights into key issues and opportunities in this sector.
Session topics include
  • Business strategy and planning
  • Agricultural value chain
  • Successful business leadership
  • Business finance
  • Logistics and supply chain management
  • The role of government
  • Doing business with retailers
  • Sustainability and environmental issues
How will I benefit? The course has been specifically designed to be practical as well as theoretical, providing you with the chance to apply best practice ideas to your own real life experiences. You’ll also learn from some of the country’s leading experts in business management and gain a deeper understanding of how the retail business actually works.

Apply your knowledge
Your active participation in group work will maximise the benefits of the scholarship program. You will also be required to spend some time each evening after class working with your scholarship colleagues.

What will it cost?
Nothing – Woolworths will fund the cost of your domestic travel to and from Sydney and will pay for your accommodation and meals during the course.

When and where?
Monday 27th August to Friday 7th September 2012. Woolworths Support Office, 1 Woolworths Way, Bella Vista NSW

Eligibility criteria
You’re eligible to apply if you are:
  • Aged between 20–35 years old (as at 1st January 2012)
  • Currently employed in the agricultural or horticultural industry or in your second or further year of study in an agricultural or horticultural faculty at a registered tertiary institution
  • Available to attend the entire course from Monday 27th August to Friday 7th September 2012 in Sydney
Woolworths is an equal opportunity organisation. So no matter what your background, gender or race, if you meet the eligibility criteria of this program, we welcome your application.

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Apply now
To apply visit and click the link ‘Woolworths Agricultural Business Scholarship’.
Alternatively, you can call Woolworths on 02 8885 4981for an application form. Applications open Wednesday 4th April to Friday 1st June. All applications will be jointly reviewed in the strictest confidence late June.
Click here to download the pdf brochure

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