Course code VadZ1032
Faculty Faculty of Chemistry, Faculty of Business, Management and Economics
Credit points, number of lectures
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 48
E-courses 2VAD1616-PLK: Record Keeping and Correspondence 2VAD1616-NLK: Record Keeping and Correspondence
Course annotation The objective of the course is to provide students with the knowledge about the essence and necessity of record keeping and its application in practice by following certain systematisation in designing and filing of documents and to develop the skills of applying the acquired knowledge in practice. The course covers the range of issues relating to the basic ideas behind record keeping, its service, governing documents and regulations about designing specific kinds of documents, document circulation, registration and control over their execution. The course is intended for teaching in Latvian and English.

Course responsible lecturer Andrejs Cekuls
Results The course gives the competence on the nature and necessity of the record keeping, its application in practice, taking into account the specific systematization of document design and arrangement.
Students are able to independently analyze and evaluate the formation of the record-keeping process and use the documentation skills.

1. To gain a comprehensive understanding, expand and deepen theoretical knowledge about the essence and necessity of record keeping, its application in practice, taking into account the certain systematization of document design and arrangement.
2. Manages the process of formation of the record-keeping process, is able to independently analyze and objectively evaluate and use the documentation knowledge based on the requirements of the legislative and regulatory enactments, and the requirements for the state language in the development of documents.
3. obtained the necessary knowledge to develop their analytical thinking ability and provide the necessary theoretical basis for the organization of record keeping and business correspondence.

4. To demonstrate the results of their knowledge, students are able to clearly present and argued to defend their views. Is able to independently analyze, compare and evaluate problems and solutions of the office process and its object
5. Students are able to develop the content of office and business correspondence, substantiating their necessity in practice.
6. Students know, they can choose to apply documentary skills in practice.

7. Students are able to independently develop documents according to the actual situation in the field;
8. Students are able to formulate the topicality of the company's documentation and offer a solution;

9. Students are able to present their solutions in a clear manner and to argue their views
Course plan 1. Record keeping, record keeping service. Documents governing record keeping. Documentation, a document. Legal basis of documentation. Grouping of documents. L2;S2
2. Document development and design regulations. L2;S2
3. Design of organizational documents. L2;S2
4. Design of the administrative documents. L2;S2
5. Design of account, reference and personnel documents. L2;S2
6. Transaction documents. L2;S2
7. Document circulation, registration and control of execution. L2;S2
8. Archive. Electronic documents. L2;S2

L - lecture,
S - seminar
Requirements for obtaining credit points Attendance of lectures is optional;
Seminar attendance – compulsory
Intermediate assessment:
1. two tests: each - 20% - in total 40%;
2. active participation in seminars, practical classes, one presentation and completed practical work - 40%;

Final assessment:
Successful written examination (examination) - 20%.

Knowledge assessment criteria:-The level of knowledge acquired in the works is assessed according to the general knowledge assessment criteria in the 10-point system. As the course is interdisciplinary, the ability to think in a solution to a problem is especially highly valued; Seminars, practical classes evaluate the activity in discussion of problems and the validity and content of the tasks developed (skill acquisition level).
Study programmes Business Administration
Work Protection
Business Administration
Financial Management
Industrial Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Work Protection
Accounting, Analysis and Audit
International Economic Relations
Occupational Health and Safety at Work