HSP488 Business Sociology

Code HSP488
Name Business Sociology
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Undergraduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Social Science
Academic staff Gunārs Ozolzīle, Laila Girsova
Credit points 2.0 (3.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation The essense of sociology of business. Business as society's social institute. Person as entrepreneur. Social functions of the business..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
A main goal of this course is to provide the students with the necessary knowledge and skills to organize entrepreneurial activity of labour groups and teams within organization. The main competence areas developed by this couse are: competence for planning and managing business; interaction and cooperation competence; competence for planning the professional career.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Skills to compare and assess different social-economical systems and models. - Practices.
Understand the specific and principles of business as social institute. - Tasks. Essay.
Have a holistic knowledge to illustrate the system and interrelated components of society's social structure. - Group discussion. Practices.
Is able to characterize personality's ability and readiness for entrepreneur's social role. - Practice "Leader's map of the entrepreneur". Tests.
Is able to participate in argumentative discussion/debate on business process, assess business development tendencies. - Study. Group discussion.
Is able to diagnoze personality's needs and talants. Skill to design professional career module. - Tests. Tasks. Practices.
The final learning outcomes and assessment- - test.
Course prerequisites Not required.

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