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About Study Course

Credit points / ECTS:4 / 6
Course supervisor:Romāns Putāns
Study type:Full time
Course level:Bachelor
Target audience:Political Science; Management Science; Business Management
Branch of science:Management


To provide students with knowledge about the growing importance of the environmental economics and its financial aspects as well as its practical tendencies in the context of the international business environment and its governance. This is achieved by means of knowledge and expertise on a variety of models and approaches to environmental issues in economics, instruments and mechanisms to correct for market failure, environmental valuation and business models for green economy.


Basics of economics, basic knowledge in international business.

Learning outcomes


Understanding the growing importance of the environmental economy, its basic principles, key trends.
Understanding current issues of environmental economics in the international business economy.
Knowledge of the key players in the public, private, NGO and transnational sectors in the environmental economy.


In group work and discussions students develop their arguments and critical thinking skills.
Presentation of papers strengthens students' ability to reasonably explain and discuss topical issues in the environmental economics, finances and related business models.


Ability to identify and interpret environmental economic processes and analyse the role and impact of its key players.
Ability to apply various methods of financial assessment of environmental economics.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2023, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
International Business and Start-up Entrepreneurship, IBSEeng5Bachelor’sLimited choiceMarija Bočkarjova