Course code BūvZ4097

Credit points 2

Building Entrepreneurship III

Total Hours in Course80

Number of hours for lectures16

Number of hours for seminars and practical classes8

Number of hours for laboratory classes8

Independent study hours48

Date of course confirmation18.06.2014

Responsible UnitDepartment of Architecture and Building

Course developer

author Arhitektūras un būvniecības katedra

Sandra Gusta

Dr. oec.

Course abstract

The objective of the practice is to make possible for students to study and to analyze processes of building project start, planning, controlling, closing and multi-project management as well as use of software tools in project management in building company or organization. Students get acquainted with the principles of building project supervisions; master the program MS Project - program of Project management, which is whidely used in making the calendary plans in construction area.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

After completing the course student will have strengthened, expanded and systematized theoretical and practical knowledge and critical understanding of the building work processes, technology, building work planning, organizing and managing in the building site, to acquire the necessary skills in building management and organization of the site, receive training in building work in organizing the site.
• Knowledge - acquired an understanding of building project types, types of project phases. Acquired knowledge of the preparation of the project description.
• Skills - acquired skills to prepare the project description, the ability to work in a team, ability to use individual judgment, to perform independent analysis of the project, understand the regulatory restrictions, the ability to analyze laws and build the project control mechanisms.
• Competence - students will have acquired professional competency, which allows developing and organizing projects in building companies.

Compulsory reading

1. Zommers J. Datorizēta projektu vadīšana. Programma Microsoft Project. Rīga: Biznesa augstskola "Turība" SIA, 2000. 116 lpp.
2. Schmidt T. Strategic Project Management Made Simple: Practical Tools for Leaders and Teams. [tiešsaiste]. Publ by John Wiley & Sons Inc., New Jersey, 2009. p. 252 p. ISBN 978-0470-41158-2 Pieejams EBSCO E-book datu bāzē: skatīts 26.11.2014.
3. Ilmete Ž. Kurss "Projektu vadīšana": izdales materiāls. Rīga: LU Pašvaldības un projektu vadības valsts mācību centrs, 1998. 72 lpp.

Further reading

1. Džounss R. Projektu vadības pamati. Rīga: Lietišķās informācijas dienests, 2008. 222 lpp. ISBN 9984826058
2. Lock D. Project management. Aldershot, England ;Burlington, VT : Gower, 2007. 520 p.
3. Burton C., Michael N. A practical guide to project management: how to make it work in your organisation. London: Kogan Page, 1992. 152 p.

Periodicals and other sources

1. Projektu vadīšana. Rīga: Latvijas Nacionālā projektu vadīšanas asociācija. ISSN 1407-5989
2. Project Management Journal. [tiešsaiste]. Pieejams:, (skat.internetā 03.03.2013.) ISSN: 8756-9728.
3. Būvinženieris. Rīga: Latvijas Būvinženieru savienība. ISSN 9771-0008