FORE426-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021

Forest Products Marketing and International Trade

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 22 February 2021
End Date: Sunday, 27 June 2021
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 7 March 2021
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 14 May 2021

Description

World forest resources. Patterns of world trade, shipping and policies of international trade. Roles of international institutions in free trade and economic integration. Trade, aid and economic development with special reference to forestry and forest industries.

This course will provide students with an understanding of modern marketing tools required today by the forest products sector to compete internationally, along with an appreciation of international trade flows for forest products.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will be able to:
  • Demonstrate an understanding of international trade commodities and trade flows;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of marketing principles related to forest products;
  • Show the ability to develop future marketing strategies related to international trade of forest products.

Timetable 2021

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 13:00 - 14:00 Ernest Rutherford 460
22 Feb - 4 Apr
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 09:00 - 10:00 A7
22 Feb - 4 Apr
26 Apr - 6 Jun
Lecture C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 13:00 - 15:00 Meremere 105 Lecture Theatre
3 May - 6 Jun
Computer Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 10:00 - 11:00 Jack Erskine 010 Computer Lab
22 Feb - 4 Apr
Computer Lab B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 15:00 - 18:00 Forestry 252 Computer Lab
10 May - 16 May
Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 15:00 - 17:00 Beatrice Tinsley 112
22 Feb - 4 Apr
Lab B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 15:00 - 18:00 F1 Lectorial
3 May - 9 May
17 May - 6 Jun

Course Coordinator

David Evison

Lecturers

Dr Karen Bayne (Scion) and Mr Andres Katz

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Term 1 Lab Reports - 2.5% each 5%
NZ Company Report 5%
Global Trade Report 5%
Group Presentation 5%
Group Assignment: Wood Flooring Report 15%
Mid-Term Test 15%
Term 2 Lab Reports - 2% each 10%
Marketing Plan 20%
Term 2 Test 20%

Textbooks / Resources

Additional reference material will be placed on reserve in the Library as required. Lecture notes will be provided in class.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,114.00

International fee $4,938.00

* 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 .

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