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Organization and Management Systems

10 ECTS Dresden Year 1 Semester 2 Compulsory Environmental sciences


Methodical approaches of management analyses for subsistence oriented farm households; about forest/agroforestry enterprises up to large commercial industrial enterprises in the tropics. Partnership models for forest management, like co-operatives, community forests, co-management organizations. Managerial factors and processes as well as their qualitative and quantitative assessment and evaluation. Internal and external factors determining the management in the context of their socio-cultural, economic and natural framework.

Learning outcomes

Students can employ methods for socio-economic analysis of forestry enterprises and organizations. This includes methods for interpretation of the results and the comparative analysis. They are able to recognize managerial profiles and to differentiate between them by technological, economic and social criteria, as well as to independently conduct managerial analyses. By means of case studies the students got to know methodological instruments for socio-economic development of enterprises and organizations.

Teaching and learning methods

  • 2.0 hrs/wk Lecture
  • 2.0 hrs/wk Seminar
  • 0.5 hrs/wk Exercise
  • 1-week field trip
  • Independent studies

Type of assessment

  • Individual
  • Oral presentation
    • Seminar paper (33%)
    • oral examination (67%)


  • Location : Dresden
  • ECTS granting : Technische Universität Dresden
  • Organisation : Technische Universität Dresden


Lakshmy Jalaja  Rajan

Lakshmy Jalaja Rajan

  • Tutor (MA)
  • Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden Germany