Course code MežZ5042

Credit points 2

Business in Forest Sector

Total Hours in Course80

Number of hours for lectures24

Number of hours for seminars and practical classes8

Independent study hours48

Date of course confirmation07.03.2017

Responsible UnitDepartment of Forest Utilisation

Course developer

author Meža izmantošanas katedra

Jānis Krūmiņš

Dr. silv.

Course abstract

The course provides knowledge of the forest industry's production, sales and services sector markets. Market analysis examines sectoral economic indicators, target markets, level of competition and operating principles of the leading companies in the different sectors.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

• Knowledge about the forest industry's production, sales and services sector markets.
• Skills to analyze target markets and level of competition of forest sector enterprises.

• Competence about operating methods and principles of the forest sector companies.

Compulsory reading

1. Dienas bizness: ISSN 1407-2041
2. www.latvianwood.lv
3. www.ettf.info
4. www.liaa.gov.lv

Further reading

1. www.zm.gov.lv
2. www.latforin.info
3. www.latbio.lv

Periodicals and other sources

1. Baltijas Koks: ISSN 1407-6667