Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2020

     

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MGMT 768 001 (CRN: 24333)

THE NEW FOOD ECONOMY

Long Title: THE NEW FOOD ECONOMY
Department: Management
Instructors:
Schuler, Doug
O'Brien, Belinda
Meeting: 8:00AM - 6:00PM S (18-JAN-2020 - 18-JAN-2020) 
Part of Term: MBA N
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture/Laboratory
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 2
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Program(s):
MBA for Professional Extended
MBA for Professionals
MBA for Professional Weekend
MBA - Executive Program
MBA
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Section Max Enrollment: 65
Section Enrolled: 8
Enrollment data as of: 23-APR-2024 4:00AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: GR Course-Dept Schedules Exam
 
Description: This is a survey course of contemporary topics in the new food economy. We pay particular attention to social justice issues surrounding the production, distribution, marketing and sales, and consumption of food. A sample of covered topics may include: access to capital for non-traditional agriculture, organic & GMO, new technologies and production and distribution, food waste, food insecurity, food marketing, food assistance policies, and other public policies.