I think Floriculture is a great Career option. Almost everyone seems to be talking about How to start a Career in Floriculture, while I want to first develop an understanding of What is a Career in Floriculture. While I was searching for reliable information about a Career in Floriculture, I came across this amazing page: https://www.lifepage.in/career/20171212-0001/Science/Botany/Career-in-Floriculture/english
Manas Garg's take! Manas Garg invested 8 years & 3 months in Floriculture. Manas Garg has worked in Floriculture as Cultivator in J.P Floritech. In Manas Garg's own words, this is how Manas Garg got into Floriculture: "I have done B Com (Hons) from Shri Ram College of Commerce, DU. Post that, I did an Executive Program in Export Management from IIFT, New Delhi and an Executive Program in Entrepreneurship from IIM, Bangalore. Apart from helping my father in our family business of stationery, I run a paper cup manufacturing unit. I also own a floriculture business by the name J.P Floritech."
I wanted to know more about Manas Garg
and found this profile: https://www.lifepage.in/page/manasgarg
Career Video on Floriculture In a video, Manas Garg has talked about various aspects of a Career in Floriculture. Manas Garg started by explaining Floriculture as: "Production Management refers to the application of management principles to the production function in a factory. In other words, production management involves application of planning, organizing, directing and controlling the production process."
The video gave me so much food for thought.
I found the video unique because it talked about Education in terms of things which can be learnt from books, to excel at a Career in Floriculture and not as a list of Qualifications, which one needs to get into Floriculture. Manas Garg touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
- Soil Characteristics
- Conditions of Growth
- Climate Control
- Pesticides & Insecticides
- Growth Fertilisers
Sills and success goes hand in hand. One needs to get a hold of essential skills.
Manas Garg then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Floriculture:
- Labour Management
- Marketing Skills
- Negotiation Skills
- Decision Making
This Career has an interesting list of Positives.
Manas Garg believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Floriculture:
- Connection with Nature
- Commercially Profitable
- Employment Generation
It is important that one develops a fair understanding of the Challenges of this Career.
And, Manas Garg believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Floriculture:
- Fluctuations in Demand
- Varying Productivity
- Daily Fluctuations in Prices
- High Maintenance
In the final section of the video Manas Garg talks about How a day goes in a Career in Floriculture. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Floriculture, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: https://lifepage.app.link/20171212-0001
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