Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject is not offered in 2016.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 40 hours of lectures, tutorials and practical work. |
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It is recommended that students have a sound working knowledge of spreadsheet tools such as Microsoft Excel.
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
This subject covers the management of forest businesses and decision-making for public and private forest organisations. Students will be required to undertake the preparation of a business plan for a forest management enterprise including the preparation of a detailed financial model.
The subject incudes a one day industry seminar located at the Parkville campus and a one day industry field trip to Gippsland. The balance of the time will be located at Creswick.
At the conclusion of this subject students will:
Students prepare a project plan prior to the face to face week – (200 words) (10%). The major assessment involves preparing a detailed business plan (approximately 3000 words) of a proposal to develop a plantation estate and the development of a financial model / analysis tool (equivalent to 1800 words)- this is done in 2 stages: Prepare and submit a draft business plan and financial model within 4 weeks of the face to face component (45%), submit a final version of the business plan and financial model - 6 weeks after the face to face (45%).
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||http://graduate.science.unimelb.edu.au/master-of-forest-ecosystem-science|
Graduate Certificate in Forest Systems Management |
Graduate Diploma in Forest Systems Management
Master of Forest Ecosystem Science
Master of Science (Ecosystem Science) - Discipline Elective subjects |
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