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Courses Taught by René Germain

 

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Principles of Management  (FOR 360)

Basic theories, concepts, principles, and functions of modern management and administration. Course is based on the four functions of management: planning, organizing, leading and controlling. Directing and supervising, communication, controlling, problem solving and evaluating in public agencies and private industries, and social and ethical considerations, are among the principal topics emphasized.  3 credits.  Fall semester.

Principles of Management  (FOR 560)

Basic theories, concepts, principles, and functions of modern management and administration. Course is based on the four functions of management: planning, organizing, leading and controlling. Directing and supervising, communication, controlling, problem solving and evaluating in public agencies and private industries, and social and ethical considerations, are among the principal topics emphasized.  3 credits.  Spring semester.

Integrated Resources Management (FOR490)   Syllabus    Personal Log

The goal of this course is to integrate knowledge and skills developed from previous courses and experience in order to develop a management plan for a forested property. Students will address biophysical, social and economic issues associated with their respective projects. 3 credits. Spring Semester.

Forest Operations (FOR 373)

Overview of forest roads and timber harvesting; planning, construction and maintenance of forest roads; economic and environmental characteristics of harvesting systems; and the role of forest operations in the broader context of forest management.  3 credits. Fall Semester.

Professional Forestry Mentoring (FOR 402) Syllabus

Sessions focus on contemporary issues in forestry including a historical perspective of the forestry profession, what it means to be a forester today, the role of certification and licensing, and professional ethics. Students will conduct a one-day internship with a professional forester and write a report. 1 credit. Fall Semester.

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