Course code VadZ2046

Credit points 4.50

Personnel Management

Total Hours in Course120

Number of hours for lectures24

Number of hours for seminars and practical classes24

Independent study hours72

Date of course confirmation01.02.2017

Responsible UnitInstitute of Social Sciences and Humanities

Course developer

author Sociālo un humanitāro zinātņu institūts

Kitija Kirila

Dr. oec.

Prior knowledge

Psih4001, Management Psychology

VadZ2004, Basics of Management

Course abstract

Study course offers a comprehensive insight into personnel management main functions, supported by practical procedure implementation examples. In the study course, the students obtain the necessary basic knowledge in record management and drawing up of documents in accordance with the lawful acts of the Republic of Latvia and personnel management principles.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

After completing the course student will have:
• Knowledge about basic concepts and main functions of personnel management, its importance in the field, as well as about the major principles of successful personnel management.
• Skills use the acquired knowledge in professional settings; perform in accordance with certain personnel management principles, establish and maintain work relationships in compliance with Latvian Republic legislative documents, be able to identify and solve problems in order to improve personnel management process.
• Competence thoughtfully apply acquired knowledge and skills in order to organise the enterprise’s purposeful and effective personnel management and be able to offer arguments for its improvement.

Compulsory reading

1. Ešenvalde I. Personāla vadības mūsdienu metodes. Rīga: Merkūrijs LAT, 2008. 349 lpp.
2. Janitēna Z. Ievads dokumentu pārvaldībā. Rīga: Lietišķās informācijas dienests, 2014. 215 lpp.
3. Vorončuka I. Personāla vadība, teorija un prakse. Rīga: Latvijas Universitāte, 2009. 340 lpp.
4. Zīlīte L. Personāla vadība un socionika. Rīga: Turība Biznesa Augstskola SIA, 2013. 304 lpp.

Further reading

1. Kalve I. Dokumentu pārvaldība no A līdz Z. Rīga: BA "Turība", 2013. 316 lpp.
2. Praude V. Mārketings. 1.grāmata. Rīga: Burtene, 2011. 522 lpp.
3. Praude V. Menedžments. 1.grāmata. Rīga: Burtene, 2012. 497 lpp.

Periodicals and other sources

1. Darba likums. [Tiešsaite] [Skatīts 12.01.2017.]. Pieejams:
2. Dokumentu izstrādāšanas un noformēšanas kārtība: MK 2010.gada 28.septembra noteikumi Nr. 916 [Tiešsaite] [skatīts 12.01.2017.] Pieejams:
3. Kapitāls: žurnāls par biznesu Latvijā. Rīga: Lietišķās informācijas dienests, 2014.-2017. ISSN 1407-2505.