Business of Fish Course: Syllabus

Fall 2008 - Syllabus

The Business of Fish is a non-credited University course targeted to the commercial fishing sector. Business of Fish will cover a number of subjects related to financial management for a commercial fishing operation. The course will air on the University’s UATV every Tuesday from 12:00 – 12:50, starting September 16 through December 9. Two weeks are off.

Lead Instructor

Glenn Haight, Fisheries Business Specialist
University Alaska Fairbanks, School of Fisheries & Ocean Sciences
Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program
1108 F Street, Suite 215
Juneau, Alaska 99801
907-796-6046 (p)
907-796-6301 (f)
glenn.haight@alaska.edu

September 16, 12:00-12:50 pm - Introduction to Business of Fish

September 23, 12 – 12:50pm – Getting a handle on managing your finances

September 30, 12 – 12:50pm - Income taxes for Fishing Operations – Part I

October 7, 12 – 12:50pm – Income taxes for Fishing Operations – Part II

October 14 – skip the week.

October 21, 12 – 12:50pm – Organizational structures

October 28, 12 – 12:50pm – Evaluating Fishing Investment Opportunities

November 4, 12 – 12:50pm – Writing a Business Plan for a Fishing Operation

November 11, 12-12:50pm – Financing a fishing operation

November 18, 12-12:50pm – Planning for retirement through a fishing operation

November 25 – skip the week

December 2, 12-12:50pm – Handling crew and Insuring your vessel

December 9, 12 – 12:50pm – Wading through fisheries in government

 

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