Douglas Mugabe

Assistant Teaching Professor, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sci - Resource Economics & Environmental Sociology
Directory

Fall Term 2023 (1850)

AREC 173 - The Plate, the Planet and Society

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

A cornerstone course that provides an introduction to social perspectives on everything from what we eat for breakfast to how we protect endangered species and agricultural landscapes. Topics covered include current issues around food production and consumption and issues related to sustainability of our natural and social systems. Debates over new technologies (e.g., GMOs, nanotechnology), food, environment, and health can only be understood in the context of political, economic and personal decisions.

LECTURE A1 (80141)

2023-09-05 - 2023-12-08
TR 14:00 - 15:20 (CCIS 1-160)



AREC 323 - Introduction to Management for Agri-Food, Environmental, and Forestry Businesses

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Principles and practical aspects of business management, and their relevance to the managing businesses involved in a variety of industries, including agriculture, environment, food, and forestry. Topics include business planning and organizing, and issues related to the management of financial, physical, and human resources. Prerequisite: ECON 101.

LECTURE A1 (80091)

2023-09-05 - 2023-12-08
TR 11:00 - 12:20 (CAB 239)



AREC 365 - Natural Resource Economics

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Economics of natural resources; resource scarcity, conservation, sustainability, water resource issues, fisheries, forestry, agriculture, recycling, property and tenure institutions, and public resource policy. Not to be taken if credit received for ECON 365. Prerequisite: ECON 101.

LECTURE A1 (80029)

2023-09-05 - 2023-12-08
MWF 11:00 - 11:50 (NRE 2-001)

Winter Term 2024 (1860)

AREC 323 - Introduction to Management for Agri-Food, Environmental, and Forestry Businesses

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Principles and practical aspects of business management, and their relevance to the managing businesses involved in a variety of industries, including agriculture, environment, food, and forestry. Topics include business planning and organizing, and issues related to the management of financial, physical, and human resources. Prerequisite: ECON 101.

LECTURE B1 (11319)

2024-01-08 - 2024-04-12
TR 09:30 - 10:50 (CSC B-10)



AREC 365 - Natural Resource Economics

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Economics of natural resources; resource scarcity, conservation, sustainability, water resource issues, fisheries, forestry, agriculture, recycling, property and tenure institutions, and public resource policy. Not to be taken if credit received for ECON 365. Prerequisite: ECON 101.

LECTURE X50 (15820)

2024-01-08 - 2024-04-12
W 18:00 - 21:00 (NRE 2-001)



AREC 484 - Strategic Management in Food and Resource Businesses

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Analysis of strategic management concepts and applications to agri-food and resource industries. The development of business and corporate strategies including competitive positioning; sustaining competitive advantage; vertical coordination and strategic alliances in value chains; corporate diversification and global business strategy. Prerequisite: AREC 200, AREC 323, AREC 365, or ECON 281.

LECTURE B1 (11778)

2024-01-08 - 2024-04-12
TR 08:00 - 09:20 (CSC B-10)



AREC 684 - Strategic Management in Food and Resource Businesses

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Analysis of strategic management concepts and applications to agri-food and resource industries. The development of business and corporate strategies including competitive positioning; sustaining competitive advantage; vertical coordination and strategic alliances in value chains; corporate diversification and global business strategy. Not to be taken if credit received for AREC 484. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

LECTURE B1 (10195)

2024-01-08 - 2024-04-12
TR 08:00 - 09:20 (CSC B-10)