Enhancing leadership and management skills within agriculture and the land-based industries

The John Edgar Trust

The John Edgar Trust is a Hampshire-based charity dedicated to helping people in southern England to achieve their potential in farming and rural enterprises.

To this end it will once again in 2023/24 be running the bi-annual Management Development Training Scheme. Twelve scholars will be selected for a place on the three week residential course.

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The 2023/24 course will feature:

  • A 3-module residential course in rural business management
  • One 5-day tutored course held at Cirencester
  • One 4-day project-based course held at Cirencester
  • One 4-day project-based course held in Hampshire
  • Seminars on Managing People, Business Practice, Taxation & Law, Media Management, Leadership
  • Practical Case Studies and Seminars

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Stay up to date!

March 20, 2023

Application Closing Date – 28th May 2023

March 20, 2023

Farm Walk on 26th April 2023

March 21, 2022

Newsletter – Spring 2022

March 21, 2021

Newsletter – Spring 2021

August 21, 2020

Newsletter – Summer 2020

Applications are invited from people who:

  • Are at an early stage in their career in agriculture or rural-based business in Southern England
  • Have management experience or potential
  • Are future leaders in their chosen field
  • Wish to benefit, as almost 300 people already have, from the “John Edgar Experience”

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