Forestry operational management
Additional course evaluations for SH0159
Academic year 2020/2021Forestry operational management (SH0159-20003) 2020-11-02 - 2021-01-17
Academic year 2019/2020Forestry operational management (SH0159-20027) 2019-11-01 - 2020-01-19
Academic year 2018/2019Forestry operational management (SH0159-20052) 2018-11-06 - 2019-01-20
SH0159 Forestry operational management, 15.0 CreditsSkoglig driftsledning
Education cycleFirst cycle
|Compulsory exercises and written examination||12.00||1002|
Advanced study in the main fieldFirst cycle, at least 60 credits from first-cycle courses as entry requirements(G2F)
Prior knowledgeKnowledge at first cycle level equivalent to:
- 90 credits forest management or
- 90 credits in forest sciences
ObjectivesIn this course, the student should practice skills and specialise in knowledge that is required to lead forestry operation and work with further transportation. The student should, on completion of the course, be able to: - justify the choice of technical systems for Swedish forestry and transport based on the function and properties of the machines - calculate cost for machines and resource balances - suggest solutions to challenges in logging both today and in the future. - use main concept and the basic principles in the wood supply chain - evaluate business models for forestry operation and further transportation. - participate actively in tender and negotiating contractses.
ContentThe course is a professional or vocational course with the aim that the student should practice skills and specialise in knowledge that is required to lead forestry operation and further transportation. Subject areas as for instance are concerned through literature studies, lectures, exercises, seminars, study trips and group assignments are: - machines and production system, - cost management, - organisational and technical development, - Logging operation planning - forestry technique, - logistic and wood supply, - business models and contract, - agreement and negotiation The course is carried out in close connection to the sector, R&D organisation, equipment manufacturers and the applied research. Through an individual project work, the student possibility to practice communicative skills as well as to specialisation during about 2 weeks is given in a for the course relevant thematic area. Compulsory components in the course occur for example in the form of guest lectures, study trips, seminars, exercises, project work, project presentation and examinations.
Formats and requirements for examinationPassed oral and written presentations, passed written examinations as well as participation in compulsory components.
- If the student fails a test, the examiner may give the student a supplementary assignment, provided this is possible and there is reason to do so.
- If the student has been granted special educational support because of a disability, the examiner has the right to offer the student an adapted test, or provide an alternative assessment.
- If changes are made to this course syllabus, or if the course is closed, SLU shall decide on transitional rules for examination of students admitted under this syllabus but who have not yet passed the course.
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- The right to take part in teaching and/or supervision only applies to the course date to which the student has been admitted and registered on.
- If there are special reasons, the student may take part in course components that require compulsory attendance at a later date. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.