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Evaluating forestry sector performance at the business and industry level. An introduction to the key commercial disciplines as they are applied to forestry. Understanding methods to assess the value of forests in providing timber and non-timber benefits. Identifying the strategic choices and issues facing the commercial forestry sector.
This course will provide an introduction to the key commercial disciplines used in forestry. Analysis tools will be applied to evaluate forestry sector performance at the business and industry level. The course will introduce methods to assess the value of forests in providing timber and non-timber benefits, and identify the strategic choices and issues facing the commercial forestry sector.
Having successfully completed this course a student will be able to:- Analyse and interpret the information contained in financial statements. Be able to interpret other information in Annual Reports.- Use micro- and macro-economic concepts to analyse the forestry sector.- Identify and assess key future drivers of the forestry sector, from a strategic viewpoint. Appreciate the role of strategic analysis in the forestry sector- Understand traditional and modern Maori uses of forests and wood.- Demonstrate the use of core skills in numeracy, written communication and critical thinking, through carrying out analysis using Excel, and reporting on results
This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:
Biculturally competent and confident
Students will be aware of and understand the nature of biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, and its relevance to their area of study and/or their degree.
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Learn is used to communicate with students and for posting and submission of assignments. Additional information on additional reference material will be provided at the commencement of the course.
Domestic fee $1,059.00
International fee $5,438.00
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
For further information see
School of Forestry