|Status||Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice|
|Level and type||Undergraduate Studies, Academic|
|Field of study||Economics|
|Academic staff||Rita Greitāne, Inga Eriņa|
|Credit points||4.0 (6.0 ECTS)|
In the course of project management studies, students are introduced to the basic principles of project management, project management approaches and methods, and their practical use in projects. The study course includes topics related to project environment, risks, team management and conflict resolution approaches and methods.
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
|Project management is a subject of training that complements previously acquired knowledge and skills with approaches and methods used in project management theory and practice. Goals: - raise awareness of the terms and methods used to manage projects; - develop skills, using the most appropriate project management methods for the current situation; - develop skills to use theoretical knowledge in the course of project implementation and in the preparation of documentation; - develop teamwork skills and team management skills; develop skills of presenting the results of own and the group's work, debating and argument own views.|
Can analyze problems and formulate project goal. - Case study, practical works and assignments.
Can identify involved parties and stakeholders of project, can define their interests. - Case study, practical works and assignments.Test
Can identify project risks and identify measures for minimizing or preventing them. - Case study, practical works and assignments.Test
Can draw up a project plan using the most appropriate resource planning method. - Practical works and assignments. Test
Can gather information and draw appropriate conclusions. - Practical works and assignments. Test. Project documentation.
Can present project - Project presentation.
Can work in team to achieve project goals. - Self-assessment of a team.
|Course prerequisites||Project management is a logical continuation of knowledge learned during the first year of studies. It is a practical and theoretical course. The subject has an inclusive role. It combines knowledge acquired: in the business economy, in law, in computer training, in marketing.|