PMA A-NZ Produce Executive Program

Leadership program for managers and high performers across the supply chain of the fruit, vegetable, flower, nut and nursery industries in Australia and New Zealand.


The PMA A-NZ Produce Executive Program is a fully residential business school style executive program with a unique blend of skill development, industry learning and networking led by world class teachers alongside senior industry leaders. The format contains a mix of interactive lectures, syndicate groups, case studies, group assignment workshops and industry discussion sessions.

Who Should Attend

Middle to senior managers across the supply chain and from all segments of the fruit, vegetable, flower, nut and nursery industries in Australia and New Zealand. The program is limited to a maximum of 42 participants.

  • The program was an excellent opportunity to work with people from all areas of the industry. The guest speakers were
    particularly insightful.

    James Hepworth
    Category Manager - Woolworths

  • Amazing, the best management/information course I have attended. I have learnt more than I expected, way and above.

    Matthew Elasi
    National Procurement Manager - Perfection Fresh Australia

  • Very engaging and informative. The range of participants provided excellent networking opportunities at the right
    business level.

    Kym Ziersch
    State Sales Manager - Visy Industries

  • Realistic, innovative, exciting. The best aspect was being able to challenge my thoughts and ideas.

    Adam Knapp
    Produce Manager - Smiths Enterprises

  • A life changing program. The facilitators are of a very high calibre.

    Alan Brunato
    RPC Specialist - CHEP Australia

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Program Sponsor

PMA Australia-New Zealand Limited are proud to sponsor the individual delegates of PMA A-NZ member companies to the Produce Executive Program in 2019 at a level of A$1000. This is in recognition of the unique nature of this program and its valuable contribution to executive education within the Australian Horticulture industry for the last 15 years. For more information visit the PMA Australia-New Zealand website (link to ).

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Key Dates

2019 Session : 5 May - 10 May 2019

This session is open for enrolment.


Waurn Ponds Deakin University Geelong Campus


5 days.

Program Fee

$7,250 plus GST for PMA A-NZ members

$8,250 plus GST for non-members 

Early bird offer: Get $500 off the program fee if you register by the 25th of January, 2019. Or get 10% off for 3 participants, 15% for 4 or 20% for 5. 

Includes accommodation and all meals 

Key benefits

  • Build and test your strategic thinking skills with practical activities
  • Improve your communication and pitching skills
  • Build a network of industry peers
  • Meet industry leaders
  • Position yourself for career progression