Innovation tools in Equine Sports and Business
You want to achieve the best performing dressage and sport horses and a successful equestrian company. But how? And how can you distinguish yourself? The minor Innovation in equestrian sports and business gives you skills and knowledge to achieve this. You learn to develop and innovate to be successful.
For that you have to be aware of the performance of the horse and the rider. You will also need to know about different features of the horse business, the customers, the market and the communication, and the ways to make the business not only successful but also sustainable.
In this minor we discuss online marketing, you learn to innovate and, related to the innovation you come up with, you develop a business plan. You get to work with practical cases and give advice based on the knowledge you gain.
Students will learn how to improve and innovate equine sports practices. They will acquire basic skills about doing business in equine sports, and, after studying and analysing, give advice in real live case studies.
You will learn:
- To develop and practice with effective tools for online marketing and sales.
- To develop specific equine related innovation, by going through the innovation cycle.
- To develop a business plan for a small company related to your innovation.
- To analyse horse and rider performance, in order to advice specific target groups
Students with at least 2 year Bachelor education in Agriculture or Animal Husbandry
Provide documents for entry requirements:
Grade list from your current Bachelor program that is showing you are fulfilling the entry requirements.
Through the course website literature will be announced that will also be available web-based or in the library.
30 EC corresponding with 30*28 hours work load = 840 hours
Written tests for each module, as well as a project assignment for each module.
Grade between: 1.0 - 10.0
Innovation – VAH231VE - 7 EC
On-line Marketing and Sales – VAH233VE1 - 7 EC
Entrepreneurship – VAH241VE1 - 7 EC
Horse and Rider Performance – VAH243VE1 - 7 EC
Professional Orientation – VAH351VE – 2 EC
Capacity/waiting list: max 5 students
Required contact hours
16 hours per week