Choosing Marcus Oldham for your business management education
will be one of the best decisions you will make for your successful career.
Marcus Oldham College is respected nationally and internationally as a leader in agriculture, agribusiness and equine education. It has a strong focus on training people for meaningful careers.
An independent institution, Marcus Oldham has, since 1962, enhanced its reputation for providing quality education by developing courses in close consultation with industry, thus incorporating new trends and technologies into the teaching program which ensures the curriculum is relevant to the needs of industry. Our emphasis is on business management skills that are readily transferable across a wide range of careers, resulting in highly employable graduates.
Courses are delivered in small class sizes by lecturers who have extensive commercial experience and can relate theory to practice. Where necessary, the College uses a range of skilled industry leaders as guest lecturers who provide insight into a wide range of current industry issues. This holistic approach to our education programs ensures the development of the student to meet their individual goals.
Extensive national and international study tours enhance lecture room tuition, and industry placement opportunities ensure practical skills complement the theoretical knowledge.
Why Business Management?
The new generation of managers of agricultural and equine businesses will need to be able to set clear and specific goals for their business. They will need strong financial management and marketing skills and be able to access and use information.
Competent managers will adopt current technology and be able to manage both people and risk. Managers require highly developed resource management skills to ensure the business they manage is based on systems that are environmentally and economically sustainable in the long term. Above all, successful managers will be required to have a thorough understanding of the national and international business environment.