ECON223 Farm and Resource ManagementUpdated: 11 March 2020
|Supervised Exam||There is a supervised exam at the end of the teaching period in which you are enrolled. The paper-based exam will be held at an established exam venue, and coordinated by UNE Exams Unit.|
|Pre-requisites||24cp or candidature in a postgraduate award|
|Restrictions||ARE210 or BM203|
|Coordinator(s)||Kara Tighe (email@example.com)|
Managing farms and other natural resource-based businesses is especially complex because of the strong impact that international commodity markets and uncertain weather events have on profitability. This unit provides significant hands-on experience solving real-world problems. Students will develop skills to manage a farm business. The basic management functions of planning, implementing and monitoring business performance are covered. Techniques learned will allow students to assess the current state of the business and to evaluate potential improvements to enhance profitability and sustainability while accounting for the limited resources available to the operation.
Where calculators are permitted in examinations, it must be selected from an approved list, which can be accessed from the Further Information link below.
Note: Recommended material may be held in the University Library - purchase is optional
|Disclaimer||Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.|
|Learning Outcomes (LO)||
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to: