Farm Financial and Business Planning


Dates on Application


£185.00 (tuition, lunch and beverages)

Full residential rate: £66.50 per night

Who is the course designed for?

Farmers, advisers, bankers, accountants, land agents and managers who are involved in the preparation of plans, budgets and cash flows to monitor and enhance business performance.


On completion of this course, delegates will have gained:

  • Skills in the compilation and monitoring of budgets and cash flows
  • An awareness of the impact of decisions on potential profitability
  • Skills in performance measures and indicators relating to the strengths and weaknesses of business plans

Course content

  • Whole farm budgeting
  • Cash-flow preparation
  • Relationship of cash flow with budget
  • Monitoring of budgets
  • Partial budgets
  • Break-even budgets
  • Farm business benchmark performance indicators
  • Risk assessment


One day

Contact Us

Short Course Office
Harper Adams University
Newport, Shropshire, TF10 8NB
Telephone: +44 (0)1952 815 300
Fax: +44 (0)1952 812 125