IBO319 Business and Investments

Code IBO319
Name Business and Investments
Status Courses of Free Choice
Level and type Undergraduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Business Management and Administration
Academic staff Kristīne Gorbunova, Maija Šenfelde
Credit points 2.0 (3.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Essence of investments, their types and role in economic growth. The synergy effects of investments. The main strategies of investments, the assessment of investment projects to evaluate the effectiveness of different capital investment alternatives and their risk level. Investments in human capital and securities are analysed, as well as possibilities of using public-private partnerships are considered..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
The aim is to acquaint with the capital investment possibilities and with the evaluation of investment alternatives. The main tasks: -to develop understanding of the influence of investments on the economic development, as well as synergy effects of investments; -to enable students to evaluate different capital investment alternatives; -to develop understanding of investment project implmentation using public-private partnerships.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Upon completion of the study course, students are able: 1. to explain the business and investment environment in the economy; - the work in group, discussion
2. to make a real evaluation of the effectiveness of the investment project; - task
3. to make the company's financial position assessment - homework
4. to make the course final test - test
Course prerequisites Knowledge of microeconomic and macroeconomic analyses is preferred.

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