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About Study Course

Department: Department of Public Health and Epidemiology
Credit points / ECTS:2 / 3
Course supervisor:Mārtiņš Menniks
Study type:Full time
Course level:Master's
Target audience:Medicine; Public Health
Language:English, Latvian
Branch of science:Management; Public Management

Objective

To develop an understanding of project management, techniques, methods, tools, project structure, planning and implementation.

Prerequisites

Management, economics, accounting, business, basics of law

Learning outcomes

Knowledge

The student will be able to: define the project planning stages and describe the activities to be performed within them; to present the theoretical assumptions related to the project planning and implementation; describe projects according to their characteristics and classify project types.

Skills

The student will be able to: independently choose the project topic; identify the problem; to perform the analysis of the problem situation and substantiate the problem with arguments; to construct a project structure corresponding to the problem; to plan the activities included in the project; calculate project costs; to list the possible risks for the implementation of the project and to describe the methods for their prevention.

Competence

Purposefully link project management with public health and health care by developing realistic project applications for particular needs.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2021, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Public Health, ĀSNSVFMz3Master’sLimited choice
Planning period:Year 2021, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Public Health, SVFM3Master’sLimited choice