If you’re ready to take your career in horticulture to the next level, get your application in for a scholarship for the Masterclass in Horticultural Business before applications close on Monday 29 October 2018.

This Masterclass is specifically designed for upcoming leaders in the horticulture industry. You’ll gain leadership and management skills and interact with people who understand your business and who face the same challenges as you, so you’ll be able to build high-quality networks that will continue after the Masterclass is completed.

During the program you will develop a strategic plan for your own company. This means that by taking the Masterclass, you won’t just be gaining academic insights – you’ll also be able to immediately put everything you learn into practice and apply it to your business.

Importantly, the majority of the Masterclass is delivered in a flexible online format, with three face-to-face intensives in February, July and November/December.

Click here to apply now for one of 10 scholarships worth up to $10,000 each, funded through the Hort Frontiers Leadership Fund.

The Masterclass has been developed by the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture in partnership with international leaders in horticulture, including Hort Innovation, Wageningen Academy in the Netherlands and New Zealand’s Lincoln University, to ensure it ticks all the boxes for professional development in our sector.

Learn more about the Masterclass with these frequently asked questions and this summary of the biggest advantages the Masterclass has to offer, or take a look through what you can expect in this term-by-term breakdown of the course.

You can also learn about the great experience Lisa Brassington had with her Masterclass in the 2017 edition of Grower Success Stories.

This post appeared in the AUSVEG Weekly Update published 23 October 2018 and 16 October 2018. Subscribe to the Update using our online form to receive the latest industry news in your inbox every week!

The Masterclass in Horticultural Business is funded by the Hort Frontiers Leadership Fund, part of the Hort Frontiers strategic partnership initiative developed by Hort Innovation, with co-investment from the University of Tasmania and contributions from the Australian Government.