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  • Business and Management

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  • Short information about the program

    Programme title: Business and Management

    The awarded qualification: Bachelor of Social Sciences in Management (Sociālo zinātņu bakalaurs vadībzinātnē)

    Accreditation: until 02.09.2026

    Faculty: Transport & Management Faculty 

    Study languages: English

    Duration of program: 4 years (8 semesters)

    Programme volume: 120 credit points

    Enrolment requirementsa document of general secondary education (general or special)

    Programme DirectorVeronika Silinevica, Mg.oec.

    • Short annotation of the program

      Education comes from the basics to special subjects. Key disciplines that allow to learn the future profession: project management, marketing, corporate finance, operational management, human resource management and legal regulation of business. 

      Subject

      CP (LV)

      ECTS (EU)

      Block A: Mandatory Courses

      Mathematics for Business

      4

      6

      Fundamentals of entrepreneurship

      4

      6

      Essentials of Business Management

      4

      6

      Introduction to Studies in Economics and Business Science

      2

      3

      Accounting

      4

      6

      Study Project

      2

      3

      Labour Safety, Civil Defence and Environment Protection

      2

      3

      Marketing

      4

      6

      Project Management

      2

      3

      Macroeconomics

      4

      6

      Management Accounting

      4

      6

      Taxes and Taxation

      2

      3

      Microeconomics

      4

      6

      Management and Organisation Theory

      2

      3

      Block B – Specialization Courses

      Latvian Language

      2

      3

      Business Activity Legal Regulation

      4

      6

      Busisness Psychology

      4

      6

      Business communications

      4

      6

      Operations Management

      4

      6

      English for career management

      2

      3

      Foreign Language

      2

      3

      Fundamentals of Logistics

      2

      3

      Information Technologies

      4

      6

      Econometrics

      4

      6

      Risk management

      4

      6

      Digital Marketing

      2

      3

      Organizational Behaviour and Leadership

      4

      6

      Human Resource Management

      4

      6

      Introduction to Change Management

      4

      6

      Sustainable economy

      2

      3

      Standardization and Quality Control

      2

      3

      Statistics for Business and Finance

      4

      6

      Digital Business Environment

      2

      3

      Block C: Elective  courses

      Subject of Free Choice                          

      4

      6


      • What will student receive after graduation

        Students who have chosen the “Bachelor of Social Sciences in Management” program will learn to understand the needs of customers and the market; to develop strategies and policies for enterprises; to prepare business plans for the implementation of their own ideas.

        Basic competence:

        • economical, social and organizational indices describing production and management state, knowledge of analysis and generalization peculiarities; 
        • studies of modern methods in social economical diagnostics, skills of information obtaining and its processing;
        • skills to elaborate management decision versions and to justify the choice, taking into account criteria of social economical efficiency; 
        • skills to manage the staff, to make constant decisions concerning work improvement and management organization problems; 
        • skills to use computer equipment for management tasks' solution in user's mode; 
        • skills to implement social psychological coordination of staff, to elaborate social development programs; 
        • knowledge of the foreign languages; 
        • skills of obtaining new knowledge using modern educational technology.
        • Career opportunities

          Graduates can work in various business structures, public and private companies, in the banking sector, trade and manufacturing organizations, travel companies, insurance and audit companies, and create their own business.

          • Leading professors


            Dmitry Pavlyuk,Dr. oec., Dr.sc.ing.


            Jelena Popova, Dr.oec

            Oksana Skorobogatova, Mg.oec.