IRO423 Organization of Small Business

Code IRO423
Name Organization of Small Business
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Post-graduate Studies, Professional
Field of study Business Management and Administration
Academic staff Elīna Gaile-Sarkane, Vladimirs Šatrevičs, Valentīna Strautmane
Credit points 2.0 (3.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and national economy. Manager as entrepreneur and owner. Motivation for launching a business. Customers. Market research. SMEs environment. Ways for entering the market. Franchising. Taxation policy and operation of SMEs. Organizational structures of SMEs. Business plan. SMEs strategies.
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
Overall objective - to provide information on the processes of commercial operation (entrepreneurship), its planning and ensuring. Achievable (specific) goals: to understand basic formulations of commercial operation; to know legal status of company, to establish and develop company, to know planning resources of company, to know how to elaborate and estimate business plan.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
To know: * basic formulations of commercial operation; * estimate legal status of a commercial company, foundation of company; * planning resources of the company. - Test works on the issues.
To develop and estimate business plan. - Development and presentation of business plan.
Course prerequisites interdisciplinary economics

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