Course code TraZ4031

Credit points 4

Business in Autotransport

Total Hours in Course160

Number of hours for lectures48

Number of hours for seminars and practical classes16

Independent study hours96

Date of course confirmation07.02.2017

Responsible UnitMotor Vehicle Institute

Course developers

author Spēkratu institūts

Gints Birzietis

Dr. sc. ing.

author Spēkratu institūts

Dace Rotgalve-Birziete

Mg. paed.

Course abstract

During the study course students learn about the essence of functioning of road transport enterprises, its economics, about its categories and specific features of elements of transport enterprises. Get knowledge about regularities, organization and management in road transport enterprises. Practically acquire skills and methodology of organization of entrepreneur ship in autotranport sector.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

• Knowledge - about the launch of entrepreneurship and the economic principles of business in automotive and road transport sector, as well as on marketing complex use road transport market sector;
• Skills - quantify and analyze the economic performance of road transport companies and apply marketing principles to automotive and road transport service market;
• Competence - evaluate and compare the economic performance and competitiveness of road transport companies in autotransport service market sector

Compulsory reading

1. Berjoza D., Kunkule D. Tirgzinība autotransportā. Jelgava: LLU, 2007. 120 lpp.
2. Birzietis G., Kunkule D. Transporta ekonomika. Jelgava: LLU, 2007. 81 lpp.
3. Sprancmanis N. Transporta pakalpojumu ekonomika un organizācija. Rīga: Rīgas Tehniskā universitāte, 2001. 283 lpp.
4. Uzņēmuma autotransports: darba apstākļi un noteikumi, grāmatvedības un dokumentu noformēšanas problēmas. Rīga: SIA "Mamuts", 2007. 1.sēj. 351 lpp., 2.sēj. 336 lpp. Sērija: Grāmatvedības prakse.

Further reading

1. Pravarne O. Autotransports uzņēmumos. 1. grāmata. Rīga: SIA Beno Prese, 2004. 112 lpp.
2. Zaiceva E., Zadorožnaja O. Autotransports uzņēmumā. 2., 3. grāmata. Rīga: SIA Beno Prese, 2004. 96 lpp.
3. Blaits Dž. Mārketings: rokasgrāmata. Rīga: Zvaigzne ABC, 2004. 284 lpp.

Periodicals and other sources

1. Diena. Rīga: Diena. ISSN 1407-1290. Laikraksta "Diena" pielikums" – Saeimā, Ministru Kabinetā".
2. Latvijas Vēstnesis: Latvijas Republikas oficiālais laikraksts: valsts normatīvie likumdošanas akti. Rīga: Valsts uzņēmums "Latvijas Vēstnesis". ISSN 1407-0405. Pieejams: http://www.vestnesis.lv/
3. Dienas Bizness.: nedēļas laikraksts: Latvijas biznesa avīze. Rīga: Diena: Dagens Industri, 2005-. ISSN 1407-2041.