ASAC Educational Courses

ASAC 410: Agricultural Consulting Practice Management

Whether you are a start-up consultant or have been in business for years and want to improve the management of your consulting practice, this course is for you!  ASAC‘s intense, one-day course will provide education in the following areas:

  1. Managing the professional consulting service firm
    1. Business planning
      1. Independent, single-member / small shop consulting firms
      2. Integrated, multi-location consulting firms/departments
    2. Pricing, billing and leverage
    3. Related and integrated topics
  2. Business plan development (with sample business plan)
    1. Overview
      1. Independent, single-member / small shop consulting firms
      2. Integrated, multi-location consulting firms/departments
    2. Elements and modules
    3. Critical path development
    4. Related and integrated topics
  3. Market analysis and marketing
    1. Determining your market; how to penetrate
    2. Sales training – selling your services
  4. Practice management tools
    1. Business analysis and monitoring
      1. Independent, single-member / small shop consulting firms
      2. Integrated, multi-location consulting firms/departments
  5. Post-course roundtable discussion

The course is open to all types of consultants, though examples offered will focus on agriculture.  Participants will receive eight CEU‘s provided by the American Society of Agricultural Consultants.

ASAC 410 (previously only offered on-site) is under adaptation to be offered virtually.  Check back for scheduled dates and times.



Watch for Future Educational Offerings

ASAC 470: Communications for Agricultural Consultants

Under Revision/Development - watch for scheduled dates and times - planned for Fall 2022.


ASAC 490: Ethics for Agricultural Consultants

Offered as part of ASAC's Annual Conference.

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American Society of Agricultural Consultants (ASAC)

Traci Schermerhorn, EVP
PO Box 785
Ankeny, IA  50021
(515) 633-7993

evp@agconsultants.org