Course syllabus ODDV - Trade in Timber and Timber Products (FFWT - SS 2019/2020)


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Course code:
ODDV
Course title in Czech:
Trade in Timber and Timber Products
Course title in English:
Trade in Timber and Timber Products
Semester:
SS 2019/2020
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (4 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 2/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 14/0 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Level of course:
master; master continuing
Course type:
required
Type of delivery: usual
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad: -- item not defined --
Language of instruction:
Czech
Course supervisor:
Ing. Dalibor Šafařík, Ph.D.
Course supervising department:
Faculty:
Teachers: Ing. Róbert Babuka, MBA (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor)
Ing. Dalibor Šafařík, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Prerequisites:
State Bachelor Examination
 
Timetable in this semester:
-- item not defined --
 
Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
To acquaint students with a summary of business knowledge of forest and timber companies with special emphasis on the development and use of logistics and marketing skills . The subject will be taught to form a superstructure of professional and economic subjects for the Czech and international trade in timber , wood products industry, but also dendromass for energy purposes.
 
Course content:
1.
Introduction to trade in timber and timber products (allowance 2/1)
 
a.
Sources of wood in the Czech Republic and European Union.
b.
Genesis of timber trade.
c.
Forest timber sector and the European Union.

2.
Market Factor (allowance 2/1)
 
a.
Specifics of the formation of a supply and demand of forest wood sector.
b.Pricing and market formation.
c.
Market research and market potential estimated in microeconomic aspects.

3.
Legal basics of trading (allowance 2/1)
 
a.
Overview of the trade arrangements.
b.
Contractual commercial contract.
c.
International export and import business case.

4.Wood as an object of commerce at home and abroad (allowance 2/1)
 
a.
Assortments and regulations of wood
b.
Ranges of timber and timber regulations
c.
Assortment of other products timber industry and the pulp and paper industry

5.
The domestic market of timber (allowance 2/1)
 
a.
Flows of roundwood and wood products
b.
Forest companies forming bid
c.Timber companies forming demand
d.
Forest certification schemes and authentication chain of wood products

6.Business practices in the domestic market of wood raw material (allowance 2/1)
 
a.
System for selling state enterprise Lesy České republiky, s.p.
b.
Joint Trade Association of Municipal and private forests in the Czech Republic
c.
Commercial wood assortments
d.
Methods and procedures for sales

7.
Shopping marketing timber companies (allowance 2/1)
 
a.
Situation Analysis
b.
Analysis and choice of purchasing market
c.
Analysis and choice of supplier
d.
Control and evaluation of the business case

8.
International trade in timber and timber products (allowance 2/1)
 
a.Specifics of European trade
b.Business uzance and agreements in international trade
c.Delivery terms in international trade - INCOTERMS
d.
The world market for wood and wood products

9.Shipping timber and wood products (allowance 2/1)
 
a.
Lorry transport in the Czech Republic
b.
Rail transport in the Czech Republic
c.
Shipping timber
d.
International transport and forwarding

10.The prognosis of market development of timber (allowance 2/1)
 
a.Prognosis of wood production
b.
The forecast demand for wood and wood products
c.The forecast price trends

11.The market for woody biomass for energy purposes (allowance 2/1)
 
a.Analysis of the potential of woody biomass
b.
Technical conditions and conversion factors for trade with woody biomass
c.Formation of supply and demand in the trade dendromass
d.
Foreign trade patterns in woody biomass

12.
Evidence and trade statistics (allowance 2/1)
 
a.
Evidence of timber trade
b.
Evidence of trade in wood products
c.System surveys and price indices CSO and the Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Industry and Trade
d.Managerial accounting tools for recording and analyzing trade

13.
Finance and Financial Management timber trade and wood products (allowance 2/1)
 
a.Instruments corporate financial policy
b.
Management of receivables and payables
c.
Financial planning in relation to the sale and purchase plans
d.
Insurance in commercial cases

14.Resolution of commercial disputes (allowance 2/1)
 
a.Complaint
b.
Court settlement of business disputes
c.
Judicial resolution of commercial disputes

Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
Combined form
lecture
28 h
0 h
practice
14 h
0 h
practical training
8 h
0 h
consultation
0 h
14 h
public presentation (oral)
0 h
2 h
preparation for exam
28 h
30 h
preparation for regular assessment
6 h
20 h
preparation of presentation
8 h16 h
writing of seminar paper
20 h30 h
Total
112 h112 h
 
Assessment methods:
Term paper - a condition the granting of credit = 10 points.
Defense term paper at the exam.
In defense of term paper student receives 4-12 points.
Minimum number of points for successful completion of the course on the 14
Oral examination.
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Combined form
Total0 %
0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
BARTUNĚK, J. Obchodování s dřívím. 1st ed. Lignum: Písek, 1999. 167 p. ISBN 80-86271-01-3.
SAUNDERS, J. -- ARMSTRONG, G. -- KOTLER, P. Moderní marketing. Praha: Grada, 2007. 1048 p. ISBN 978-80-247-1545-2.
Doporučená pravidla pro měření a třídění dříví v České republice. MZe, 2002. 65 p.
SIMANOV, V. České lesy v datech a číslech. 1st ed. Národní zemědělské muzeum, s.p.o., 2016. 398 p. ISBN 978-80-86874-75-3.

Recommended:
MENDELOVA ZEMĚDĚLSKÁ A LESNICKÁ UNIVERZITA V BRNĚ. Doporučená pravidla pro měření a třídění dříví v České republice. Měření ruční a elektronické. JANÁK, K. et al. 2007.
KUPČÁK, V. Ekonomika lesního hospodářství. 2nd ed. Brno: Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně, 2006. 257 p. ISBN 80-7157-998-X.
ŠAFAŘÍK, D. Analýza a ekonomické aspekty trhu energetických štěpek v České republice. Financovanie 2011 Lesy- Drevo. [CD-ROM]. In Financovanie 2011 Lesy- Drevo. 2011. v. 2011, p. 143.
Rakouské uzance v obchodu s dřívím 1973.
LOCHMANOVÁ, L. Základy obchodního práva. 1st ed. Ostrava: Key publishing, 2009. 260 p. Právo. ISBN 978-80-7418-044-6.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study C-WE-WE Wood engineering, full-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019
Field of study C-WE-WE Wood engineering, part-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019
 
Course listed in previous semesters:
SS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018, SS 2016/2017, SS 2015/2016, SS 2014/2015, SS 2013/2014 (and older)
Teaching place:
Brno


Last modification made by Ing. Alice Malá on 11/20/2019.

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