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Management Strategy Evaluation and Risk Assessment QMS516

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Introduction

This unit covers the concepts and techniques used to make formal comparison of alternative options for management of marine systems and resources. As there are generally several ways to model a given system and different approaches to specific management issues in selecting an 'optimal' management solution, it is important to use a systematic approach to compare alternative management strategies, including assessing strengths and weaknesses.

These approaches will be discussed for a range of scenarios with a focus on fisheries management.

Summary

Unit name Management Strategy Evaluation and Risk Assessment
Unit code QMS516
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
Discipline Ecology and Biodiversity|Fisheries and Aquaculture|Oceans and Cryosphere
Coordinator Associate Professor Klaas Hartmann
Delivered By
Level Postgraduate

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Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the principles and methods used in management strategy evaluation
  • Apply management strategy evaluation to a variety of natural resources management issues.
  • Communicate complex concepts relating to management strategy evaluation to a variety of audiences.
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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

1 week intensive unit (5 days) consisting of lectures and lab sessions. There will be 15-20 hours of lectures and 15-20 hours of tutorial classes.

AssessmentTake-home assignment (40%)|Computer Labs (40%)|Paper presentation (20%)
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Textbooks

Required

There is no compulsory reading for the unit. For some topics supplementary reading material with be provided in addition to the lecture slides, for those that seek a deeper understanding of the material.

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