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Dairy Executive Program

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The Cornell Dairy Executive Program (CDEP) provides professional, cutting-edge management training for progressive dairy producers in New York and across the country.  This multi-session program develops leadership and decision making skills that are necessary to run a successful dairy business and enhance the dairy industry.

Timely topics in dairy business management are presented by a team of national experts from within and outside of the field of agriculture in two multi-day sessions. Program content focuses on four different areas within the dairy business: business planning, financial management, human resource management and risk management.

After attending this program, you will have developed:

  • A comprehensive self-evaluation of your business
  • 1- and 5-year strategic business plans
  • Leadership and management skills
  • A network of dairy executives
  • A plan for building business relationships

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Now accepting applications for Class 14. Learn more.

Class 14

December 8 - 12, 2019 and February 23 - 27, 2020
The Statler Hotel
Cornell University
Ithaca, New York