MMM259 Small Business Administration

Code MMM259
Name Small Business Administration
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Post-graduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Business Management and Administration
Academic staff Jānis Ozoliņš
Credit points 2.0 (3.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Research of market. Request of production. Prerequisites of small business development. Material base. Equipment. Form of production and organization. Fundamental principles of small business administrion. Small business as a part of industrial business system..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
Ensure the implementation of Master of Engineering programs. Make it possible to get acquainted and learn market research methods. Make a business plan and prepare documents for registration of a small business. Skills: describe the results of market research, analysis of manufacturing technology and equipment in small companies, analysis of small business management methods.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Acquire knowledge, which allows students to formulate the main types of small businesses, their characteristics in material handling industry. - Individually prepared presentation to demonstrate ability to analyze small businesses.
Able to explain the advantages of small businesses and their opportunities. Carried out marketing research. - Prepared report to demonstrate the company's ability to carry out marketing research.
Be able to develop a small enterprise, business plan, establishing project. - Prepared business plan should demonstrate ability to choose a more reasonable type of business and organizations.
Be able to compare different methods of management and determine the most rational method of management for personal small business. - Should demonstrate a creative approach in choosing rational methods of management. Test.
Course prerequisites Machinery and apparatus, construction technology, automotive equipment, appliances and tools.

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