Studies will be based on different lecture materials given in the Moodle. Emphasis on the lectures themselves but it is expected that the students get familial with all other given material.
Global Wood Business can be done on a remote basis, but there are possibilities for interaction with the lecturer.
Students will be assessed with the final multiple choice exam. The case study work will also be taken into account.
06.02.2023 - 31.07.2023
21.11.2022 - 08.01.2023
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Faculty of Technology (LAB)
Students are expected to be interested in global history, as well as have some previous understanding from the field of forestry and forest products.
Bachelor’s Degree Programme in Wood Technology
This course is available on a remote course
The course makes references to the history of wood product trade, often through company examples.
Students are expected to obtain min 50% pass from the final exam. No repeats are possible.
The course will be conducted during Spring 2023 Successful passing of the course will require the understanding of all study material. This can also be done on a remote basis.
Studies can be done from home environment
This 5 ECTS point course - covering past, present and future of the wood business - requires understanding from a wide variety of topics, which are linked to course contents. This may require some extra reading, but the work load will be kept reasonable.
Study topics include: Introduction History of of global wood product trade Regional differences of wood product use Product choices and main drivers for the use of wood Importance of logistics in global trade Environmental argumentation Case work: Wood in India Future vision
Student does not understand the main concepts on global trading, especially in the context of wood products
Student has learned the basics of global wood trade and concepts linked to it
Student has a fair understanding of the global wood product trade. He/she can also identify regional differences, as well as the possibilities / limitations for the use of wood based goods in various regions.
Student has near professional understanding of the complexity of the topic. He/she can also identify future trends and the possibilities created either by new products or new opportunities in the environment.