UE Code : IM1-TECH-AUD2 Academic year : 2016-2017

Information on the course unit

Program / Education :

Bachelor and Master of Science in Engineering / Bachelor and Master of Science in Engineering

Level :

First year of Master of Science in Engineering

Language(s) :


Studies organization

Credits :


Semester :


Total Hours :

92.00 (Hours of teaching + individual study)


Objectives :

Level 2 of the livestock audit: The diagnostic is not only technical but must bring together the tools of sociology and management to recommend solutions that will be acceptable to the farmer.
To apply knowledge in livestock production to conduct a diagnostic and recommendations for optimization and use by a farmer.
To apply a recommendation to a livestock production workshop in a real farm situation..
To conduct group work independently
To gain the initial basics of an accompanied support method.

Contents :

Lectures (CM) (2 hrs ) Livestock Production Systems
Lectures (CM) or Seminars (TD) (4 hrs) Typologies of Farmer-Sociologists
Lectures (CM) or Seminars (TD) (4 hrs) Management Tools
Accompanied Work (TA) 1 (2 hrs ) Preparation of 2nd Field Trip
Accompanied Work (TA) 2 (2 hrs ) Preparation with an advisor
Seminars (TD) Field trip to a livestock farm accompanied by professors
Accompanied Work (TA) Debriefing Field Trip
Seminars (TD) (4 hrs) Debriefing (propose solutions) at the livestock farm
Accompanied Work (TA) (2 hrs ): Debriefing presentation at the livestock farm
Accompanied Work (TA) (2 hrs ): Independent audit status update

Prerequisites :

Level 1 Audit
Animal physiology in reproduction and animal nutrition
Diseases associated with livestock production
Managing livestock production and analysis of livestock production systems

Teaching methods :

Lectures (CM), Seminars (TD), Field Trips, Study Time (ED)

Assessment :

Written Report 20 pages + Debriefing document at the livestock farm

Bibliography :

1st year of Master of Science in Engineering

The 1st year of Master of Science in Engineering includes common core courses, majors and inter-major courses.

Majors: students will choose only one major according to his background

• Vine and Wine: sustainable productions and international market (ViVi)
• Food processing, food science, nutrition and quality (TAQ)
• Crop production and agroecology (PVA)
• Environmental and sustainable Engineering (IED)
• Animal production: livestock farming and livestock industry (PA)
• Business management, corporate consultancy and international trade and Markets (PCE/CMI)

Common core courses (CC) are engineering tools and Social Sciences. All of them are compulsory.

Inter-major modules (MIM): students will choose only one according to their major