Course code VadZ3058

Credit points 4

Basics of Entrepreneurship

Total Hours in Course160

Number of hours for lectures32

Number of hours for seminars and practical classes32

Independent study hours96

Date of course confirmation24.02.2016

Responsible UnitInstitute of Business and Management Science

Course developer

author prof.

Anita Auziņa

Dr. oec.

Prior knowledge

Ekon1002, Theory of Economics

Ekon2016, Accounting I

VadZ2004, Basics of Management

Course abstract

After the present subject attendance the students acquire knowledge about, what is the entrepreneurship nation, principles, environment, Entrepreneur, enterprise. After take a course, student understands what kind of entrepreneurship shapes are and also how to establish enterprise and its organization, business legal framework in the field of catering and hotel. In course there are examine the functions of enterprise and its providing of effectiveness. There are described and analyzed risks in specific entrepreneurship idea.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

After completing the course student will have:
• knowledge – about business theory and the latest trends. The understanding of business concepts and principles. After interception the course, student explores the business environment, its forms; establish the enterprise, as well as planning and operational organization of the company;
• skills – know how to use planning, situation analysis, competitor analysis, etc. methods for companies. Know how to generate business ideas, as well as their motivate. To develop the analysis set for a new company (to argue and prove the vitality of idea);
• competence – to acquire knowledge and practical skills to generate new business ideas, as well as practical skills about new company establishment, develop the component parts in business plan.

Compulsory reading

1. Abizāre V. Ievads uzņēmējdarbībā: mācību līdzeklis. Rīga: RaKa, 2004. 140 lpp.
2. Muška A. Uzņēmējdarbības pamatkurss. Rīga: KIF Biznesa komplekss, 2005. 120 lpp.
3. Vedļa A. Uzņēmējdarbības kurss: mācību grāmata. Rīga: Petrovskis & Ko, 2000. 456 lpp.
4. Vedļa A. Ceļvedis uzņēmējdarbībā: mācību grāmata. Rīga: Petrovskis & Ko, 2002. 490 lpp.

Further reading

1. Barovs P. Biznesa plāni: kā tos uzrakstīt un īstenot. Rīga: Lietišķās informācijas dienests, 2008. 213 lpp.
2. Forands I. Biznesa vadības tehnoloģijas. Rīga: Latvijas Izglītības fonds, 2004. 333 lpp.
3. Živitere M. Komercdarbības (biznesa) plāns. Rīga: KIF "Biznesa komplekss", 2000. 100 lpp.

Periodicals and other sources

1. Dienas Bizness: nedēļas laikraksts: Latvijas Biznesa avīze. Rīga: Diena: DagensIndustri, 1992. ISSN 1407-2041
2. Kapitāls: žurnāls lietišķiem cilvēkiem : krāsains biznesa un ekonomikas žurnāls. Rīga : Lietišķās informācijas dienests, 1998. ISSN 1407-2505.
3. Latvijas Vēstnesis : Latvijas Republikas oficiālais laikraksts. Rīga : Valsts uzņēmums Latvijas Vēstnesis. ISSN 1407-0391. Pieejams: https://www.vestnesis.lv/ [Skatīts 25.12.2015.]