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People and Change in Agriculture and Supporting Farm Practice Change
University of Melbourne - Melbourne MicroCerts
Melbourne MicroCerts are the University of Melbourne’s unique offering of a microcredential. These are small, industry-aligned and highly accessible courses designed to help you upskill quickly. They are developed specifically for professionals and are underpinned by the cutting-edge research and world-class pedagogical practice. Melbourne MicroCerts are also designed to stack and may be used as credit towards a University of Melbourne qualification. Upon successful completion the learner is awarded through information-rich digital certificates, that can be shared via social media, such as LinkedIn. This connects individual, education provider and industry, and allows you to be recognised easily for your skills and capabilities.
Melbourne MicroCert 1: People and Change in Agriculture – starts 05 May 2021
An understanding of how people and organisations approach change is essential for those wanting to drive innovation in agriculture. This Melbourne MicroCert will demystify relevant theories of change and how they apply to the agricultural context. Participants will be guided through topics such as adoption/diffusion, consultancy, and collaborative inquiry and learning, and then apply these via a practice challenge. Learn from leading practitioners who understand the educational needs of agricultural extensionists and those looking to further their path within the sector.
Melbourne MicroCert 2: Supporting Farm Practice Change – starts 23 August 2021
This Melbourne MicroCert introduces a range of delivery strategies that support adoption and change in farming, along with potential success and risk factors. Participants will learn from leading practitioners who understand the educational needs of agricultural extensionists and those looking to further their path within the sector. Learners will also be guided to identify and apply relevant strategies when formulating plans for change across a range of farming populations and contexts.