Introduction to Holistic Management - Whole Farm/Ranch Business Planning

Introduction to Holistic Management

Whole Farm/Ranch Business Planning

Friday, January 25 and Saturday, January 26 -- LIVE!
Bluefield College, Bluefield, VA
If weather deters the live presentation, the two day seminar will continue, as planned, but be offered remotely through internet access. If you do not have reliable internet, please get in touch as we can make this happen for you.
Usually this course is only offered once a year and in Colorado. We are extremely fortunate to have the Southeast Economic and Education Development Hub ( []) enable this training in our region. To bring this to our region costs over $6000. This is a prerequisite for being able to take HMI’s online classes...AND, it will set you on your way to becoming an HMI trainer. See HMI online classes at: []
This two-day seminar is the prerequisite to being able to do online training with HMI: []
Many scholarships available for online training. Please see: []
SPACE IS LIMITED in this Two-Day Seminar!
Please contact SEEDH Cooperative President Dr. Crystal Cook Marshall at or (704) 978 9404 to reserve your space. Training fee is $300 and includes lunch. It is pre-payable to SEEDH by check (contact us for mailing info) or online by PayPal (contact us for email).
The two day seminar will include:

Your Outcomes:

  • Identify decision makers and determine human, financial and physical resources available to your farm/ranch business
  • Clarify farm or ranch goals and explore the logic for your business
  • Learn to how to analyze and test decisions for your best possible outcomes
  • Gain skills in time management, communications and group dynamics
  • A strategy for generating a triple bottom line (social, financial and ecological)
  • Understand what it means to develop a business model that works for you
  • Implementing the eight principles and practices of Holistic Decision Making
  • Defining your management inventory
  • Creating a whole farm/ranch goal to guide your business
  • Using seven key testing questions for effective business decision making
  • Incorporating ecosystem health and quality of life into your business plan
  • Effective management techniques for your family and/or team
  • Farm/ranch communication strategies that work
  • The components of a successful business model

Bluefield College, Bluefield, VA

1/25/2019 8:00 AM - 1/26/2019 5:00 PM

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