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Food Entrepreneurship Concentration

Concentration Coordinator: Dr. Gregory A. Baker (Management & Entrepreneurship)

Concentration offered by the Center for Food Innovation & Entrepreneurship (CFIE). 

Learning Objectives

The learning objectives for the Food Entrepreneurship concentration are: Explain the unique characteristics of the food and agricultural industries Demonstrate an understanding of the basic food industry segments and value chains, Identify how socio-economic trends and technological progress provide emerging food industry opportunities Survey the institutions, policies, laws, and regulations that are relevant to the operation of food and agribusiness firms Explain food branding strategies and the foundational principles of new product development as applied to food products Demonstrate an understanding of the techniques and practices used by successful food industry innovators and entrepreneurs to discover and develop new opportunities Apply innovation strategies to the analysis of firms and segments in the food industry.

Courses required:

  • Food Industry Management
  • Strategy Development in Food & Beverage Industries
  • Food Industry Innovation