Welcome to WOOD 465 – Business Management in the Wood Industry

Please take a few minutes to familiarize yourself with the course website. Make sure that you check in once in a while – important announcements and assigned readings for this course will be listed below.

To read the materials on this website, you need to download Adobe Acrobat Reader, available HERE. The number of pages printed per sheet can be controlled in “Print, Properties”.

If you have any questions or comments, feel free to email Chris Gaston (chris.gaston@ubc.ca).


Happy New Years, and welcome to WOOD 465!

** Please refer to this spot throughout the term for periodic announcements **

See you on Thursday, January 04.

Chris, Jennifer and Vilbert


January 09     Please note changes in the course schedule, most notably moving lectures forward beginning with Marketing I.

January 11     Please note that all future classes (lectures, guest lecturers and tutorials) will now be in MCLD 202.

January 25    No tutorial: free time to work on Elevator Pitch.

January 26    Team “Elevator Pitches” due (email to Chris or Jennifer BEFORE midnight).

February 13 and 15   Group Elevator Pitch presentations.  Grading criteria for the instructors:

Elevator Pitch Evaluation

Wood 465 Dragons Den Report Grading 2018