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An idea for a successful start-up

Course code : VadZT146
Faculty : Faculty of Business, Management and Economics
Credit points ECTS Credit points Total number of auditorium hours Number of lecture hours Number of seminars and practical work hours Number of student independent work hours
4 6 80 42 38 80

Course annotation :

1. Objectives, tasks of the program.

Aim: To promote the realization of a viable vision of life and start a business.

Tasks:

Develop the lifelong learner's skills:

1. Understand the basic economic issues and basic business principles;

2. To characterize the types of merchants and compare the types of business;

3. To acquire, use and analyze the information necessary for starting a business to make informed, legal decisions;

4. To be guided by binding laws of the Republic of Latvia;

5. Determine business costs, product cost and price;

 

6. To promote the realization of your ideas in personal, social and professional activities.

 

An introduction to social psychiatry

Course code : MediT096
Faculty : Center of Family Health Education
Total number of auditorium hours Number of lecture hours Number of seminars and practical work hours
8 6 2

Course annotation :

This is an antroductory course which allows students to acquire the main concepts about signs and outcomes of mental disorders, treatment options, ethical and legal issues in psychiatry, mental heath care in Latvia. Theoretical knowledges are applied to discuss management of case reports

 

 

Analysing and Correcting Company's Budget to Avoid Financial and Business Risks

Course code : EkonT005
Faculty : Faculty of Business, Management and Economics
Total number of auditorium hours Number of seminars and practical work hours
8 8

Course annotation :

This seminar is conducted as part of ESF project "Development of Further Education Programmes on Relevant Financial Problems and their Approbation on the Employees of Economically Significant Industries".

Applications selected chapter

Course code : DatZT023
Faculty : Faculty of Chemistry
Total number of auditorium hours Number of lecture hours Number of seminars and practical work hours
30 16 14

Course annotation :

The course aims to broaden students' knowledge and skills in working with office applications, as well as introduce other learning the software.

 

The course will include an examination of its word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and other applications functionality, which does not include the subject "Informatics" standards, but may be helpful in curriculum expansion and deepening, and interests of education in the classroom.

Applied Finance - Determining and Managing the Value of the Firm

Course code : EkonT028
Faculty : Faculty of Business, Management and Economics
Total number of auditorium hours Number of lecture hours Number of seminars and practical work hours Number of student independent work hours
65 12 53 -65

Course annotation :

The objective of the course is to improve the knowledge of upper level managers, as well as managers of structural units and projects, finance professionals, and chief accounting officers, to ensure the growth of their professional competencies and competitiveness in the labour market.

The course is useful for persons, who are just beginning their work in finance as well as for those with experience.

 

Applied Finance - the Basics of Quality Decision Making

Course code : EkonT027
Faculty : Faculty of Business, Management and Economics
Total number of auditorium hours Number of lecture hours Number of seminars and practical work hours Number of student independent work hours
64 12 52 -64

Course annotation :

The objective of the course is to improve the knowledge of upper level managers, as well as managers of structural units and projects, finance professionals, and chief accounting officers, to ensure the growth of their professional competencies and competitiveness in the labour market.

The course is useful for persons, who are just beginning their work in finance as well as for those with experience.

 

Applied Italian I

Course code : Valo1573
Faculty : Vice Rector for Studies
Credit points ECTS Credit points Total number of auditorium hours Number of seminars and practical work hours Number of student independent work hours
2 3 32 32 48

Course annotation :

The course aims to develop business Italian skills required for successful communication in the business context. The topics covered are integrated in tasks and exercises which develop and enhance reading, listening, speaking and writing skills. During the course students expand their vocabulary, acquire business terminology, as well as specific aspects of language use in the business context, develop grammatical competence, with special emphasis on formality in communication, adapt business Italian writing style and knowledge of Italian business culture and traditions to pursue an effective exchange of information in the professional environment. Throughout the course students research current events of the Italian economy, trade and entrepreneurship, retrieving the latest information from the media and the Internet.

 

Applied statistics with R

Course code : Mate1141
Faculty : Vice Rector for Studies
Credit points ECTS Credit points Total number of auditorium hours Number of lecture hours Number of seminars and practical work hours Number of student independent work hours
2 3 32 16 16 128

Course annotation :

This course provides introduction to data analysis that will help students within their scientific research, bachelor and master thesis preparation. Carrying out any research, it is necessary to gather, process and analyze data. Within this course, the basic statistical concepts will be introduced and data analysis typical for various fields based on real world data examples.

 

The R software will be used as the data analysis platform, which is one of the most popular tools for statistical analysis and data visualization nowadays, both for research and commercial use in various fields (biology, medicine, social science, text analysis, finance etc.). In this course it will be shown how to import, visualize and analyze data with statistical methods in the R program. This is essentially a course focused on applied statistics, beginning with the preprocessing of data, descriptive statistics and leading to practical application of various statistical methods.

 

This course requires no prerequisites and is designed for students of any study field, especially for those, who do not have statistics or data analysis courses in their study program.

 

 

 

 

 

Arab Culture and Traditions

Course code : SDSK5129
Faculty : Vice Rector for Studies
Credit points ECTS Credit points Total number of auditorium hours Number of lecture hours Number of seminars and practical work hours Number of student independent work hours
4 6 64 56 8 96

Course annotation :

The aim of the course is to provide students with the knowledge of Arab culture and traditions, focusing on the practical aspects of intercultural communication. The course contains an overview of the basic concepts of Arabic culture in general and the influence of various social, political, and economical factors on the preservation of Arab lifestyle and traditions. The course introduces the students to the diversity in the Arab world, the interaction of social, ethnic, and religious groups, and the influence of these groups on the culture and politics. Along with the historical overview of the topics, the course includes an analysis of current events, in particular, related to intercultural, inter-religious and intra-religious conflicts in the Europe and the Middle East.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Argumentation in Science Education

Course code : ĶīmiT045
Faculty : Faculty of Chemistry
Total number of auditorium hours Number of lecture hours Number of seminars and practical work hours Number of student independent work hours
16 4 12 -16

Course annotation :

The course aim is to promote an understanding about modern science teaching process and argumentation skills. Students are acquainted with the role and place of argumentation in the learning process. During practical lessons participants develop their argumentation skills: create situations, which require the argumentation, solve them and analyze the results.

 

Assessment of Adaptive Behaviour and Learning Achievements evaluation with ABAS-II (age 6-21 years) and LMST-II (age 6-12 years) tests.

Course code : PsihT017
Faculty : Faculty of Education, Psychology and Art
Total number of auditorium hours Number of lecture hours Number of seminars and practical work hours
38 26 12

Course annotation :

The goal of this course is to provide students with opportunity to gain knowledge about Adaptive Behavior Assessment System - Second Edition and Learning Achievement Test - Second Edition, as well as to help them develop skills in using these methods for psychological assessment, to analyze and interpret the gathered information and to prepare an assessment report. The course will focus on the use of the tests in relation to the child’s age and the clinical assessment goals, and also there will be discussion of ethical principals in relation to the assessment process.

 

Assessment of learners’ academic achievement

Course code : PedaT148
Faculty : Faculty of Education, Psychology and Art
Total number of auditorium hours Number of lecture hours Number of seminars and practical work hours Number of student independent work hours
16 10 6 -16

Course annotation :

 

The aim of the course is to deepen the participants’ knowledge about the assessment of the learners’ academic achievement in connection with their age and individual peculiarities, the understanding about the ways, methods and normative regulation of assessing the academic achievement. Special attention is paid to the teacher’s pedagogical competence and ethical aspects of assessment.

Assessment of teachers’ professional activity

Course code : PedaT149
Faculty : Faculty of Education, Psychology and Art
Total number of auditorium hours Number of lecture hours Number of seminars and practical work hours Number of student independent work hours
16 10 6 -16

Course annotation :

 

The aim of the course is to deepen the participants’ knowledge about the normative regulation related to the assessment of the teacher’s professional activity, the ways and content of assessing the teacher’s professional competence, and to deepen the participants’ understanding about the content of teacher’s professional competence and possibilities of its promotion. During the practical classes the participants share their professional experience in the field of assessment, discuss the normative regulation related to the assessment of the teacher’s professional activity, model the content of the assessment process and its organization evaluating the benefits and risks.

Assessment system of Basic Early Literacy Skills - DIBELS Next

Course code : PsihT016
Faculty : Faculty of Education, Psychology and Art
Total number of auditorium hours Number of lecture hours Number of seminars and practical work hours Number of student independent work hours
36 21 15 -36

Course annotation :

 

The course offers the opportunity to psychologists, speech therapists and teachers who teach the Latvian language in primary schools to acquire the administration and interpretation skills of DEBELS Next test for assessment of reading skills. This test is developed in USA and adapted, standartized and validated for Latvian children population.

Baltic Summer School of Digital Humanities

Course code : KomZT025
Faculty : Faculty of Social Sciences
Credit points ECTS Credit points Total number of auditorium hours Number of lecture hours Number of seminars and practical work hours Number of student independent work hours
2 3 32 8 24 48

Course annotation :

The Baltic Summer School of Digital Humanities aims to improve and strenghten competencies of digital research and data in digital humanities and social sciences.

The content of summer school consists of lectures and workshops about the following topics:

1. Introduction to digital humanities,

2. Corpus linguistics,

3. Mapping of text,

4. Computational stylistics,

5. Data modeling,

6. Data visualisation,

7. Data journalism,

 

8. GIS use in humanities.