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Overview of the Modules

Owing to their importance for the advisory process, two of a total of 20 modules are deemed essential, making their attendance compulsory. A further three elective modules from the overall program are to be selected and completed. Of the five modules required to earn the certificate, at least one compulsory and one elective module must be completed in attendance.

Compulsory Modules

Module 1: Personal Development / My Profile as a Consultant (possible online)

Module 2: Communication and Building Relationships in Advisory Work

Elective Modules (min. of 3 modules ac-cording to individual choice)

Module 3: Teamwork and Team Leadership (possible online)

Module 4: Rhetoric / Presentation

Module 5: Self-Management and Time Management (possible online)

Module 6: Project Management (possible online)

Module 7: Shaping Advisory Processes

Module 8: Change Management

Module 9: Moderation and Facilitation

Module 10: Marketing of advisory services (possible online)

Module 11: Event Management (possible online)

Module 12: Advising and Supporting Groups

Module 13: Basics of Mediation

Module 14: Advising and Supporting Enterprises in Strategic Issues (possible online)

Module 15: Introduction to Coaching

Module 16: Shaping Innovation Processes – Supporting networks

Module 17: Basics of Participation

Module 18: Individual Company Consulting Online

Module 19: Working with Groups Online

Module 20: Reflection and further development of own consulting practice (intervision and practical consulting)

Each module consists of at least 12 hours of physical presence (approx. 2 days) as well as additional selfstudy (literature review, own in-depth studies) and the application of the relevant topic in day-to-day advisory work with a minimum time investment of 18 hours.

In our module descriptions you can find more information about the modules.

Module Providers (EUFRAS)

European Forum for Agricultural and Rural Advisory Services (EUFRAS)LVOzolniekiWebseite
TEAGASC – the Irish Agriculture and Food Development AuthorityIECarlowWebseite
Latvian Rural Advisory and Training CentreLVOzolniekiWebseite
University of Santiago de CompostelaELugoWebseite
Chamber of Agriculture and Forestry of SloveniaSILjubljanaWebseite
Agricultural University of AthensGRAthenWebseite
Institute for Science Application in AgricultureCSWebseite

Module Providers (German speaking)

AGRIDEA SUILindau Webseite
Staatliche Führungsakademie für Ernährung, Landwirtschaft und Forsten (FÜAK) GER Landshut Webseite
Hochschule für Agrar- und Umweltpädagogik AUTWien Webseite
Landesanstalt für Entwicklung der Landwirtschaft und der ländlichen Räume (LEL) GERSchwäbisch Gmünd Webseite
Landesbetrieb Landwirtschaft Hessen – Bildungsseminar Rauischholzhausen (LLH) GEREbsdorfergrund Webseite
entra people systems GmbHGERWinnweilerWebseite
Doppelspitzencoaching GERWetzlarWebseite
Andreas Hermes Akademie (AHA)GERBonnWebseite