IVZ768 Business Planning

Code IVZ768
Name Business Planning
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Undergraduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Business Management and Administration
Academic staff Jana Eriņa, Normunds Balabka, Judīte Jakubāne, Inga Eriņa
Credit points 4.0 (6.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation The course faces issues of planning and forecasting role in business as well as key aspects of planning methodology: principles, methods, types, sequence. Some of project implementation methods (linear, network graphs, the target program method) are considered next to such key points as business plan characteristics, functions, content and development means. .
Special attention is paid to key issues of production planning: sales and production volume, necessary resources and their sources, costs and performance results..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
To provide the knowledge of entrepreneurial planning and its methodological basics. To master the key issues of planning methodology, business plan development technique and production planning principal questions.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Understands planning methods in business and can apply them in practice - 1) Test 2) Business plan
Students are able to collect, systematize and analyze information about the environment affecting business activities. - 1) Tasks 2) Solving the situation - group work, analyzing the business environment of company X 3) Collecting and evaluating information about the company environment - group work 4) Control work 5) Business plan
Able to analyze the resources needed for a business. - 1) Test. 2) Case study - group work, company X resource analysis 3) Business plan
Able to develop budgets for required resources and control their implementation. - 1) Group Project - Resource Planning for Company X 2) Test 3) Business Plan.
Students are able to develop a business plan, argue their idea and present it publicly. - Exam - Business plan, its presentation
Course prerequisites Economics

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