Welsh Government

Management Exchange

RECRUITING NOW! FUNDING AVAILABLE UP TO £4,000! 

Farming Connect’s new Management Exchange programme is looking for eight focused, ambitious individuals.

Would you like to…

  • learn about new and improved ways of working in the farming or forestry sectors?
  • find out about different approaches to business management?
  • broaden your knowledge, technical ability and management expertise to provide new developmental opportunities at both a personal and business level?

Would you be interested in…

  • undertaking a visit to other farm or forestry situations within the EU and/or
  • hosting an experienced farm or forest manager to visit your holding?
  • disseminating findings from your learning experience with the wider industry through Farming Connect?

The application window for the 2017 Management Exchange programme will be open from 1 to 30 June 2017.


KEY DATES

Application Deadline: 30 June 2017

Interviews: Applicants will be expected to attend an interview with a panel of judges on Monday 10 July or Tuesday 11 July 2017 at Menter a Busnes offices, Aberystwyth, SY23 3AH.

Royal Welsh Show: Those selected will be invited to an official ceremony on 24 July, 2017.


Click here to see past successful candidates.

The aims of the Management Exchange programme are to enable those selected to:

- learn about new and improved ways of working in the farming or   forestry sectors

- find out about different approaches to business management

- broaden their knowledge, technical ability and management expertise to provide   new developmental opportunities at both a personal and business level?

Past groups have:

  • undertaken a visit to other farm or forestry situations within the EU and/or
  • hosted a suitably trained and experienced farm or forest manager to visit their home holding
  • disseminated findings from their learning experience with the wider industry through Farming Connect