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About Study Course

Credit points / ECTS:2 / 3
Course supervisor:Anželika Berķe-Berga
Study type:Full time
Course level:Bachelor
Target audience:Business Management
Branch of science:Economics


To familiarise students with financial markets, the concept of securities market and its economic substance. The course includes topics of the basic principles of financial and securities market, its structure, types of securities and the types of securities markets.


Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Finance, Business management.

Learning outcomes


Students gain knowledge about business financing possibilities, financial markets, their infrastructure, types of securities, methods of determining their value and analysing them. Gain understanding about financial and analytical indicators in the securities market, and portfolio construction issues.


Being competent in securities markets and ability to analyse their structure and companies; to understand financial and analytical indicators; gain basic skills in securities trading and financial instrument portfolio building.


Ability to assess financial and analytical indicators. Ability to make calculations related to securities and to develop investment concepts, to attract financing to a company and to plan a company’s investments into the securities market.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2023, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
International Business and Start-up Entrepreneurship, IBSEeng3Bachelor’sRequiredAnželika Berķe-Berga