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Doctor Shrimp Academy introduces shrimp entrepreneurship course

Entrepreneurship in Shrimp Farming will provide both hard and soft skills for those interested in the business of shrimp farming.

January 26, 2023

An education initiative by Blue Aqua, The Doctor Shrimp Academy, launched its international intake for the skills course Entrepreneurship in Shrimp Farming. A collaboration with Temasek Polytechnic and taught by Farshad Shishehchian, CEO and founder of Blue Aqua International, the course will provide both hard and soft skills for those interested in the business of shrimp farming.
The Doctor Shrimp Academy specializes in all facets and practical skills transfer with technical courses designed for real-world shrimp farming. With the course being held in Singapore, participants will have access to a practicum at Blue Aqua’s commercial shrimp farm in Singapore, which is well known for its super-intensive shrimp production numbers.
Participants who complete the course will be awarded a Certificate of Performance by Doctor Shrimp Academy & Temasek Polytechnic.

Date: March 20-22, 2023
Location: Temasek Polytechnic, School of Applied Science & Blue Aqua Breeding Center, Singapore
Course outline:
From cost-effective farming business models, and site selection, to fundraising, production planning and marketing, the course will enable participants to successfully develop a farming business plan for the start-up of farming operations or technologies to help increase the productivity and effectiveness of farming operations in Singapore and the region.

  • Overview of the global shrimp farming industry
  • Business models (species, site, feasibility study)
  • Production planning & operations (designs, infrastructures and technical manpower)
  • Marketing plan/strategies
  • Financial analysis (production & sales)

Find full course details here. Application closes on February 17, 2023.