Plan & Monitor Production

    Course details

    • Code: FMAN.5207
    • Fee: $819*
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Forest Management
Study optionsFull-time, Part-time
Time in class70 (approximate total hours)
Work experience10 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Semester 2
LocationRotorua (Mokoia)
Related programmes New Zealand Diploma in Forest Management (Level 6);

Course Aim

The aim of this course is to allow students to research, analyse and report on a forestry production process improvement in a forest growing or harvesting context including the calculation of production targets, analysing forestry production processes, collecting and interpreting production data, identifying and planning strategies for process improvement. The course also aims to give students an understanding of the systems required to monitor the production and quality of a forestry operations.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Evaluate time standards and calculate production targets for forestry operations
  2. Research, analyse and report on a production process improvement initiative by undertaking a production study, analysing and interpreting the production data, and making process improvement recommendations.
  3. Explain and evaluate factors that influence forestry production
  4. Establish a production record system for a forestry operation
  5. Carry out production monitoring and identify operational tactics to control variation from target production
  6. Carry out a quality control audit of a forestry operation

*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017