Course code PārZ4053

Credit points 12

Bachelor Thesis

Total Hours in Course480

Independent study hours480

Date of course confirmation16.02.2016

Responsible UnitUztura katedra

Course developer

author Uztura katedra

Ingrīda Millere

Dr. oec.

Course abstract

The aim of the bachelor theses is to apply the theoretical knowledge learnt in the program, whilst solving a hospitality industry problems. The bachelor theses demonstrated the student's ability to orient himself, select, process and analyse needed information accordingly the definated aim, tasks and methods of the theses, as well as, develop conclusions and suggestions based on his own research results.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

• knowledge: an understanding of the entrepreneurial environment, market trends, customer behaviour, current economic development patterns and principles; knowledge of hospitality companies` products; knowledge of the corporate financial planning and supervision; as well as knowledge of technological processes in hospitality companies and influencing factors;
• skills: able be competent in current matter of hospitality industry;able to plan, analyze, assess the hotels and restaurants economic performance indicators;able to calculate financial indicators of hospitality companies and analyze those; able to develop a company's strategical and tactical plans according with entrepreneurial environment;
• competence: capable of identifying market trends and influencing factors; able to detect and analyze topical practical problems in the hospitality business; able to plan, analyze and evaluate the hotel and restaurant performance of technological processes and economical activity.

Compulsory reading

1. Arhipova I., Bāliņa S. Statistika ekonomikā un biznesā: risinājumi ar SPSS un MS Excel: mācību līdzeklis. Rīga: Datorzinību centrs, 2006. 362 lpp.
2. Goša Z. Statistika: mācību grāmata. Rīga: Latvijas Universitāte, 2004. 334 lpp.
3. Pētījumu metodes ekonomikā un biznesā: mācību līdzeklis Ekonomikas un vadības fakultāšu studentiem. Sastādīja V. Kozlinskis. Jelgava: LLU, 2005. 97 lpp.

Further reading

1. Metodiskie norādījumi bakalaura darba izstrādei un aizstāvēšanai [tiešsaiste] [skatīts 10.02.2015.]. Sastādīti I. Milleres vadībā. Jelgava: LLU, 2012. 28 lpp. Pieejams: Pieejams: http://www.ptf.llu.lv/getfile.php?id=465.
2. Kristapsone S. Zinātniskā pētniecība studiju procesā: mācību grāmata augstskolu sociālo zinātņu studiju programmu studentiem. Rīga: Biznesa augstskola Turība, 2008. 349 lpp.
3. Ievads pētniecībā: stratēģijas, dizaini, metodes. Sastādītāja K. Mārtinsone. Rīga: RaKa, 2011. 284 lpp.

Periodicals and other sources

1. Kapitāls: biznesa un ekonomikas žurnāls. ISSN 1407 - 2505.
2. Kvalitāte: žurnāls par kvalitāti un kvalitātes vadīšanu. ISSN 1407-7671.