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Course Details:

Learn about the details behind the operation of a shrimp farm. From cost-effective farming business models, site-selection, to production planning and marketing. What makes a shrimp farm profitable?


Certification of Completion in Entrepreneurship in Shrimp Farming

Dates: 20 – 22 March 2023 (Face to Face, Onsite Learning) 

Duration: 3 days (0900 – 1730)

Intake: 20 pax per class

Entry Requirements: Diploma/ Bachelor Degree

Course Fee: SGD $1134 (inclusive of GST)

SSG Funding available for Singapore Citizens & PRs here. 

Location: Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore.

Learning Objectives: Develop a Farming Business Plan.

Course Outline

Day 1: The Industry

0900 – 1200: Overview of the Global Shrimp Farming Industry

1200 – 1300: Lunch break

1300 – 1500: Business models (Species, Site, Feasibility Study)

1500 – 1730: Group Activity – Developing and presenting a business model based on case studies.

Day 2: Planning and Delivery

0900 – 1200: Production Planning & Operations (Designs, Infrastructures, Technical Manpower)

1200 – 1300: Lunch Break

1300 – 1400: Marketing Plan/Strategies

1400 – 1500: Financial Analysis (Production & Sales)

1500 – 1730: Developing a Business Plan + Assessment

Day 3: Shrimp Farm Tour
1000 – 1200: Guided tour of a commercial shrimp hatchery and farm

Lecturer and Trainer Profile:

Dr. Farshad Shishehchian, Blue Aqua International

Ph.D in Terrestial and Aquatic Ecology

Dr. Farshad is the CEO & President of Blue Aqua International Group of Companies. He was the President of the World Aquaculture Society, Asia Pacific Chapter (2013-2016). He has dynamic, hands-on experience in managing farms and hatcheries and local networking over 20 years in the world’s top aquaculture producing countries. He is also inventor of the Mixotrophic system, super-intensive shrimp farming system, which is patented in over 7 countries. 



Katherine Hawes, Principal Solicitor, Aquarius Lawyers

Katherine Hawes @AquariusLawyers is a Barrister, practicing Solicitor, business influencer, social entrepreneur and media personality, based in Sydney, Australia. Known as the ‘fish lawyer’, Katherine is passionate about the seafood industry providing clients with Legal Strategy on aquaculture and marine business, commercial fisheries, defence of fisheries prosecutions, maritime security, commercial shipping, cruise liners, marine resources management and marine and fisheries international law. Her passion, the ‘blue economy’, will be reshaped with the growth of aquatech, assisting regulation of the blue space for future generations. Katherine is an early adopter of technology for her clients to make contact easily, be kept up to date and self-service their legal documents from anywhere, anytime. As a keen observer of Artificial Intelligence, robotics and block chain technology for marine and aquaculture business practices, Katherine advises many ‘fish farmers’. Katherine has a Masters in Marine Law as well as a Masters of Education. As the “Fish Lawyer’ Katherine is in a unique position to use her knowledge and experience to assist in guiding your business growth, as well as ensuring you are across the Aquatech revolution which will reshape your business in the ‘blue economy’.