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Semester Project II - Knowledge Integration

Study Course Description

Course Description Statuss:Approved
Course Description Version:3.00
Study Course Accepted:12.03.2021
Study Course Information
Course Code:SBUEK_192LQF level:Level 6
Credit Points:4.00ECTS:6.00
Branch of Science:Economics; Other economic and management sub-sectorsTarget Audience:Business Management
Study Course Supervisor
Course Supervisor:Romāns Putāns
Study Course Implementer
Structural Unit:Department of International Business and Economics
The Head of Structural Unit:Romāns Putāns
Contacts:Riga, 16 Dzirciema Street, C block, Room 2 D, sbekatrsu[pnkts]lv, +371 67409184
Study Course Planning
Full-Time - Semester No.1
Lectures (count)1Lecture Length (academic hours)2Total Contact Hours of Lectures2
Classes (count)1Class Length (academic hours)2Total Contact Hours of Classes2
Total Contact Hours4
Part-Time - Semester No.1
Lectures (count)1Lecture Length (academic hours)2Total Contact Hours of Lectures2
Classes (count)1Class Length (academic hours)2Total Contact Hours of Classes2
Total Contact Hours4
Study course description
Preliminary Knowledge:
IBSE courses mastered during 1st year of study.
Objective:
To conduct independent research work on international business and start-up entrepreneurship topics, based on the knowledge and skills acquired during the 1st year of study, choosing the research topic, substantiating the research need, topicality, setting the research aim, tasks, hypothesis, and its findings in the conclusion.
Topic Layout (Full-Time)
No.TopicType of ImplementationNumberVenue
1Semester project (II) – Study Paper – topics are provided in the programme (see the expanded Topic Layout).Lectures1.00auditorium
Classes1.00auditorium
Topic Layout (Part-Time)
No.TopicType of ImplementationNumberVenue
1Semester project (II) – Study Paper – topics are provided in the programme (see the expanded Topic Layout).Lectures1.00auditorium
Classes1.00auditorium
Assessment
Unaided Work:
Collection and analysis of theoretical material – work with different sources of information. Independent research and analysis of a practical situation. Preparation of the presentation of the semester paper and defence of the paper.
Assessment Criteria:
Compliance of the semester paper format with RSU methodical instructions – at least 70% compliance with the instructions. The quality of the semester paper content: 50% of the final grade. Semester paper presentation: 50% of the final assessment.
Final Examination (Full-Time):Defence (Semester paper)
Final Examination (Part-Time):Defence (Semester paper)
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge:Students are able to demonstrate knowledge of the necessity, nature and structure of the research. Students apply knowledge of the principles of searching and structuring information sources. Students are able to demonstrate knowledge of research work and methods used. Students develop the ability to do independent research work in international business and/or start-up business, justifying the topicality of the topic, setting out the research purpose, tasks, hypothesis, using research methods.
Skills:Students acquire practical skills in the development of scientific work by extending and systematising (arranging) theoretical knowledge and acquiring the ability to apply it in the research of the chosen topic, formulation of problems and elaboration of reasoned conclusions and suggestions. Students develop the skills to perform data analysis, as well as to summarise and formulate analytical views on different theories, as well as to formulate (formulate and present) conclusions on the research work done. Students develop the ability to carry out analytical research. Students develop skills to analyse business environment. Students develop the ability to assess the risks and opportunities of starting a business. Students develop the ability to identify changes and developments in economic trends. Students improve their understanding of economic interconnections.
Competencies:Ability to present and defend own work and to express analytical position on the questions asked. Ability to develop logical and structured research in economics and management of international business and new entrepreneurship. Students are able to compile, structure and present forecasts of industry developments and trends.
Bibliography
No.Reference
Required Reading
1Web center for Social Research Methods
2Akadēmiskā godīguma vispārējās vadlīnijas
3Zinātnieka ētikas kodekss
Other Information Sources
1Citi informācijas avoti atbilstoši studiju darba tematikai