Course Catalogue

THEORY OF ECONOMICS

Course summary

The content of course Theory of Economics contains the role of market participants in economics managing, solving particular economic tasks according to generally accepted principles and methods; the main goals of micro- and macroeconomics and the concept of key economic indicators. The course analyses the decisions of a market economy participant, product demand and supply, consumer behaviour and the factors that shape it, production cost theory, profit maximization in different types of markets, national income indicators, aggregate demand and supply, monetary and fiscal policy, unemployment and inflation, international trade problems.

In the practical parts of the course the specific tasks about situations of market participants and the decisions taken in them are offered and the main micro- and macroeconomic problems in Lithuania and in the world are discussed.

Course code: AK_00044

Course scope: 6 ECTS

Course goal: to form the students‘ economic thinking and understanding of the causal-consequential relations of economic processes; to develop an innovative-minded personality able to act independently, actively and creatively, to structure and apply the acquired knowledge and make economic decisions in a constantly changing environment.

Course content:

  1. Object of microeconomic research
  2. Economic resources. Market and its functions
  3. Producer and consumer behaviour in the market
  4. Production costs
  5. Factor market. Types of competition. Labour market
  6. State market regulation
  7. Object of macroeconomic research. Calculation of gross national product
  8. Aggregate demand and aggregate supply. Economic fluctuations
  9. Fiscal policy
  10. Money, banks and monetary policy
  11. Economic growth
  12. International trade
  13. Exchange rates

BUSINESS LAW

Course summary

Students acquire knowledge about business legal environment: principles of law obligations, basics of the occurrence, expiration and termination of obligations, legal consequences, peculiarities of concluding different types of contracts, system of protective measures for the fulfilment of contractual obligations, peculiarities of concluding international private contracts; basics of the establishment and liquidation of companies and peculiarities of their activities organization; consumer rights and their defence regulations. Students are able to apply their knowledge in determining the type of obligation or contract, basics of the occurrence, expiration and termination of contracts; concluding contracts, establishing or liquidating economic entities and legally organize their activities.

Course code: AK_00018

Course scope: 3 ECTS

Course goal: to master the legal norms regulating the business environment of the Republic of Lithuania and international business environment and to be able to apply them in practice.

Course content:

  1. The relationship between the state, law and business in the context of laws and other regulations
  2. The content of the relationship between the rights and obligations of business participants
  3. The basis and legal consequences of the contractual obligations of business participants
  4. Conclusion of contractual obligations of business participants and protection of their interests. Consumer rights and their protection
  5. Establishment, reorganization and liquidation of business law entities
  6. Labour legal relations and their regulation
  7. EU law

MANAGEMENT

Course summary

Management is one of the most rapidly changing human sciences. How organizations are managed has a major impact on their efficiency, whatever their mission is. Whether they are businesses providing adequate products to the marketplace while earning a profit for their owners or social welfare agencies committed to maintaining the well-being of some people, the achievements and failures of organizations affect the lives of everyone.

Course code: AK_00018

Course scope: 6 ECTS

Course goals

To provide comprehensive coverage of the principles and practice of Management.
To choose relevant subject matter and to present it clearly and accessibly, using management material and tasks to help students understand Management concepts in a real-company context.

Content

1. Management and Organizations
2. The Evolution of Management
3. Planning Process
4. Organizing Process
5. Directing
6. Control
7. Organization Culture
8. Decision Making
9. Motivation
10. Leadership

MARKETING

Course summary

The course develops cognitive abilities of students to apply their professional knowledge in the process of company marketing management, recognize and analyse the main elements of marketing mix and their structural parts. After finishing this course, students will be able: to use marketing principles and concepts, analyse environment forces operating activities of the organization and make marketing decisions; to use and interpret information, conduct market and marketing research; to identify the factors that shapes consumer behaviour, segment customers and set advantages to choose a target market; to combine the elements of the marketing mix and select the appropriate marketing mix strategies that fit market and organization conditions.

Course code: AK_00012

Course scope: 6 ECTS

Course goals:

To provide modern marketing knowledge and practical skills, to form understanding of the main principles of market and acquire practical skills to creatively solve the problems of marketing.

Course content:

  1. Marketing concept
  2. Strategic marketing planning
  3. Marketing environment
  4. Marketing information and research
  5. Consumer behaviour
  6. Market segmentation, targeting and positioning
  7. Product and branding strategy. New product development
  8. Pricing the product. Pricing strategies
  9. Marketing channels and supply chain management
  10. Promotion mix elements. Promotion strategies
  11. Integrated marketing communications. On-line marketing

FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING

Course summary

In the course of Financial Accounting the concept of financial accounting is presented and the importance of financial accounting is analysed. Documents regulating accounting, financial statements and accounting policies of the company are reviewed. The company‘s accounting policy is analysed and the methodology of its formation is introduced. The principles of asset, equity, payable amounts and presentation of liabilities in the financial statements are analysed. Closing of income and costs accounts and completing the income statement are introduced. The principles of preparation of a statement of changes in equity and statement of cash flows are analysed. The ability to evaluate company‘s accounting policy in preparing a set of financial statements is developed.

Course code: AK_00013

Course scope: 6 ECTS

Course goal: to provide students with the knowledge of financial accounting, develop analytical approach to corporate financial management and encourage a deeper look to processes in the business environment. To provide the knowledge necessary in the areas of formation and organization of the accounting policy of the economic entity, bookkeeping and preparation of reports accounting information database, accounting control and budgeting activities.

Course content:

  1. The concept of accounting and users of accounting information. Regulation of accounting.
  2. Accounting process and its organization. Accounting accounts. Accounting documents and registries.
  3. Asset and equity/property accounting. Income and expenditure accounting.
  4. The essence, composition and preparation of financial statements.
  5. Analysis of business activity results of the economic entity.

CORPORATE FINANCE

Course summary

The concept, development and theoretical foundations of corporate finance are presented. Corporate finance management environment – financial markets and institutions are reviewed. The role of accounting, financial statements and analysis in a company‘s financial management is analyzed. Key elements of financial management are presented emphasizing the relationship between the time value, risk and profitability of money. The essence, principles, trends and means of financial result, capital, crediting, current and fixed assets, investments and their respective components management are analysed.

Course code: AK_00019

Course scope: 3 ECTS

Course goal: to provide theoretical knowledge and practical skills necessary to make strategic, tactical and operational decisions of the company‘s financial management based on analytical assessment; to plan, execute and control the company activities regarding the financial aspect.

Course content:

  1. The concept of corporate finance. The essence, purpose and principles of financial management. Financial management environment: financial markets and institutions
  2. Accounting, financial statements and analysis in corporate financial management
  3. Elements of financial management: risk and time value of money. Financial result management
  4. Capital composition, securities and dividends
  5. Crediting
  6. Investment management

ANALYSIS OF COMPANY ACTIVITIES

Course summary

The subject provides the concept of analysis of company activities with the emphasis on its importance and necessity for achieving company goals. The course includes the overview of the sources of analysis of company activities and their selection criteria, techniques and methods of analysis of company activities. Based on the methods of analysis of company activities, it also develops the abilities and skills to assess business environment, conditions and possibilities of company activities, determine the company‘s operational efficiency, financial results and the financial situation, conduct the analysis of bankruptcy possibility and business prospects, find and provide the means for increasing operational efficiency and improving performance.

Course code: AK_00021

Course scope: 3 ECTS

Course goal

To develop abilities and skills to conduct the analysis of company activities and provide targeted information to users as well as assure sufficient level of knowledge and acquisition of cognitive and practical skills.

Course content

  1. Theoretical fundamentals of analysis of company activities
  2. Sources of analysis of company activities. Types of analysis of company activities
  3. Analysis of company activity results
  4. Analysis of the company efficiency
  5. Company solvency analysis
  6. Cash flow analysis
  7. Business activity environment factors and their analysis
  8. Analysis of performance indicators
  9. Forecasting of company activities. Summarizing of company activity results, preparation of conclusions and proposals
  10. Independent work

PROFESSIONAL TRAINEESHIP

Course summary

During the professional practice students independently solve problems directly in the chosen company by getting acquainted with the methods of its organization and management peculiarities, work in a team and communicate. Students connect theoretical knowledge with work practice and real practical skills by enabling the student to learn under the guidance of experienced professionals. A practice report is prepared and defended.

Course code: AK_00037

Course scope: 9 ECTS

Course goal:

To combine theoretical training with development of practical skills and independent learning. To consolidate theoretical and practical basic and professional knowledge of studies by delving into the content of individual courses and acquiring professional competences related to organization of the company‘s work, rationing and payment, quality management, taxes and work experience.

Course content:

  1. Company characteristics
  2. Company management and analysis of company activities
  3. Total quality management
  4. Organization of work. Rationing and payment
  5. Taxes
  6. Preparation of practice report

FOREIGN LANGUAGE II (LITHUANIAN)

Course summary

The course is designed for the beginners to acquire the minimum of linguistic knowledge and skills, necessary to communicate in a foreign language in the domestic context. Lexical topics to form the communication competences in the aspect of all language activities (speaking, writing, listening and reading): are presented: pronunciation, letters, basics of writing, acquaintance, time, environment, house, food products, shopping, health, orientation in the city, business trip, hotel, work, services, leisure. Speech sounds, their pronunciation and writing and the main parts of language are introduced. Most commonly used words and phrases are taught.

Course code: AK_00033

Course scope: 6 ECTS

Course goals: to provide the minimum of linguistic knowledge and skills, necessary to communicate in a foreign language orally and in writing.

Course content:

  1. Pronunciation. Letters. The basics of writing
  2. Acquaintance
  3. Time. Environment. House
  4. Food products. Shopping
  5. Health
  6. Orientation in the city. Business trip. Hotel
  7. Work. Services. Leisure

HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

Course summary

Human resources management analyses the main principles of human resources organization and management, and their theoretical and practical application. The essence of human resources management, interaction between culture and human resources policy, human resources management environment and human resources management evolution are introduced. Human resources organization activities, i.e. analysis of activities, human resources planning, recruitment, selection, adaptation, assessment, training and professional development are examined in detail. The significance, peculiarities and application in practice of leadership and motivation in the process of human resources management are studied.

Course code: AK_00050

Course scope: 6 ECTS

Course goals:

To acquire theoretical and practical human resources management knowledge about the main concepts and the mechanisms applied, basic elements of the human resources management systems, their theoretical operation and practical application in companies. To introduce the essence of human resources management, interaction between culture and human resources policy, human resources management environment and human resources management evolution. To examine in detail the human resources organizing activities: analysis of activities, human resources planning, recruitment, selection, adaptation, assessment, training and professional development. To study the significance, peculiarities and application in practice of leadership and motivation in the process of human resources management.

Course content:

  1. Content of human resources management
  2. Environment of human resources management
  3. Organization of human resources
  4. Human resources management: leadership and motivation

INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION

Course summary

The knowledge and practical skills about full-fledged communication and successful cooperation with representatives of different cultures, their mentality and behavioural peculiarities are provided. The course content includes culture classification models and types of culture, peculiarities of intercultural communication and cooperation with representatives of different cultures, communication process in multicultural environment.

Course code: AK_00014

Course scope: 3 ECTS

Course goals: to acquire competences and skills to act effectively in multinational, multilingual and multicultural environment applying different models of intercultural communication, recognizing the diversity of persons and intercultural differences.

Course content:

  1. Culture classification models and types of cultures
  2. Peculiarities of communication process in multicultural environment
  3. Effective verbal communication
  4. Intercultural non-verbal communication
  5. Peculiarities of multicultural communication in business
  6. G. Hofstede’s dimensions of culture
  7. Peculiarities of intercultural business communication and cooperation with representatives of different ethnic cultures
  8. Communication on order to achieve the agreement/understanding with representatives of different cultures

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Course summary

With the start of project-oriented business models application worldwide, the skills of project management became necessary not only for more efficient project activities, but also for aspiring the success of the whole company. Project management includes planning, preparation, implementation and assessment of the project.

Course code: AK_00022

Course scope: 6 ECTS

Course goal: to introduce project management theories, modern concepts and application areas; to provide knowledge and skills about preparation of projects, develop integrated approach to organization of project management.

Course content:

  1. Concept of projects. Classification of projects
  2. Concept of project management
  3. Processes of project management
  4. Human aspect of project management
  5. Project risk management
  6. Project quality management
  7. International projects
  8. Project management tendencies

APPLIED RESEARCH IN NURSING

Course summary

During the course students will gain knowledge about the concept and methodology of research, typology of research, data collection strategies. will analyze the main differences between qualitative and quantitative research and the possibilities of their application, will examine the advantages and disadvantages of specific data collection methods, will learn to analyze and summarize the research data, to prepare conclusions. Students will be able to apply the results of research making evidence-based decisions in professional situations.

Course code:

Course scope: 3 ECTS

 Course goal: acquire theoretical knowledge and practical skills in conducting applied nursing research and interpreting, summarizing and presenting results, preparing conclusions and recommendations.

Course content:

  1. Applied research in nursing. Organization of nursing research, concept and methodology of scientific work. Collection and analysis of research data. Dissemination of research data: oral and poster presentation.
  2. Types of research, research methods, the relationship between quantitative and qualitative research in nursing
  3. Search and analysis of scientific literature.
  4. Preparation of the research plan, selection of research methods and instruments, research ethics and research organization, summary. Formation and preparation of conclusions recommendations.
  5. Representation and summary of research data. Formation and preparation of conclusions and recommendations. Reasoned, informed decision-making in professional situations.

PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION IN NURSING

Course summary

During the professional communication course, students will gain knowledge about the main features and problems of communication. Will analyze various regularities of communication to manage interpersonal interaction, the peculiarities of conflicts and their resolution strategies, the principles of self-knowledge and perception of others, the factors influencing them to communicate flexibly and creatively. Students will get acquainted with the cooperation model – joint decision-making, its advantages and threats. Will be able to apply the acquired knowledge in communication and collaboration in a team, with patients and their relatives, solving personal health problems.

Course code:

Course scope: 3 ECTS

Course goal: acquire theoretical knowledge and practical skills in conducting applied nursing research and interpreting, summarizing and presenting results, preparing conclusions and recommendations.

Course content:

  1. Introduction to professional communication. The concept of communication. Types of communication.
  2. Verbal and non-verbal communication. Listening.
  3. Psychology of conflict.
  4. Communication, stages of self and other person’s knowledge.
  5. E. Berne’s theory of transactional analysis. Interpersonal conflict resolution.
  6. Psychological peculiarities of communication with children.
  7. Peculiarities of communication with patients with mental illness.
  8. Communication with patients with disabilities.
  9. Communication with severely ill incurable patients and their families. Death.
  10. Psychosomatic diseases.
  11. Stress management and relaxation.

ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY AND PATHOLOGY 

Students will master the anatomical structure of the human body: groups of tissues, classification and role of organ systems in the body, the principles of their functioning as a separate unit and part of the system; will know the specific functions performed by organs and their systems, their mechanisms at the cellular level and their influence on other functions of the body, will acquire theoretical knowledge and practical skills,  will be able to correctly assess the individual anatomical and physiological features of the human body, to assess whether the existing organic functional disorders (changes); will know about the expressions of vital activity for the whole organism, about the effectiveness created, their effect on the organism and the body’s ability to adapt.

Course code:

Course scope: 9 ECTS

Course goal: to learn the structure, functions and disorders of the human body.

Course content:

  1. Fundamentals of human anatomy and histology. Principles of anatomical structure of organs and their systems.
  2. Organs: structure and classification of the musculoskeletal system, bone joints, muscles and their accessories.
  3. Digestive and respiratory systems. Structure, anatomical features and functions performed
  4. Urinary and genital systems. Components, structural features and functions.
  5. Cardiovascular system: structure, function; circulatory circuits: arteries and veins; inferior vena cava pool.
  6. Endocrine system: endocrine glands, their localization, importance and anatomical features.
  7. Lymphoid system: organs, their function and importance to the body.
  8. Nervous system. Parts of the nervous system, structural features, importance.
  9. Somatosensory system. Special senses: sight, hearing, taste and smell.
  10. Hormonal regulation of body functions.
  11. General pathology. The concept of health and disease. Typical pathological processes, their causal factors.
  12. Human constitution. Significance of the constitution for pathology, reaction of the organism.
  13. Cell pathology. Aging organism, indicators of its functional state.
  14. Structural basis of homeostasis. Tissue growth pathology.
  15. Morphology of blood and lymphatic circulation failure. Pathology of blood fluid regulation.
  16. Pathology of internal organs, Pathology of internal organs.
  17. Respiratory pathology.
  18. Pathology of the kidneys and genitals.
  19. Pathology of the cardiovascular system: arterial hypertension, atherosclerosis, CKD.
  20. Pathology of the organs of the immune system.
  21. Metabolic pathology. Pathology of endocrine glands.
  22. Pathology of the locomotor system. Rheumatic diseases.
  23. Pathology of the nervous system.

PHYSICS

The course of Physics introduces the main and secondary units of SI system, calculation of errors, linear and rotational movement of solid bodies, body interactions, and fluctuations. The course analyses microscopic and macroscopic states of systems, kinematic parameters, laws of thermodynamics, reversible and irreversible processes, Carnot cycle, efficiency and entropy, real gas and tension of liquid surface; it also introduces physics of solids, main properties of electrostatic electric current, electric, magnetic and electromagnetic fields, electromagnetic induction and electromagnetic waves; analyses sources of alternative energy nuclear energy and most prospect energy sources in the total balance of the world energy supply system. The course also analyses the main concepts of optics fundamental laws and atomic and nuclear physics. The course includes a lot of laboratory works with Phywe® laboratory equipment.

Course code:

Course scope: 6 ECTS.

Course goals: to acquire fundamental knowledge on nature and its phenomena, as well as classical mechanics, molecular physics and electromagnetism; understand phenomena of optics wave, quantum optics, atomic physics, solid state and nuclear physics; understand links between phenomena of the surrounding world and acquire knowledge of physics; select necessary information, classify and analyse it, work in a team, acquire skills of creative and critical thinking, analyse and generalize results of their performance and context.

Course content:

  1. International System of Units
  2. Measurements and errors of measurements
  3. Mechanics
  4. Molecular physics and thermodynamics
  5. Electromagnetism
  6. Optics
  7. Atomic and nuclear physics

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING AND ELECTRONICS

 The course presents and analyses the following topics: stages of development of electrical engineering and electronics science, basic principles and their application, the main laws of alternating current circuits, connection technology of receivers and sources, three-phase circuits with star and triangle connection, power of three-phase circuits, elements and laws of magnetic circuits, circuits of direct and alternating magnetic flow, three-phase transformers and their main parameters and features, structure of direct current and alternating current machines and generators, their general properties, starting, reversing, methods of speed control, electrical gears and automatic elements, braking and reversing of electrical engines, control devices and their joining in the circuit, electronic conductivity in semiconductors, physical processes taking place in the p-n junction in the case of voltage connection, application of semiconductor devices in elementary electronic schemes, operation principles of electronic amplifiers, electrical pulse characteristics and electronic logical elements, triggers and trigger schemes, information display and processing schemes, electronic supply sources and stabilizers. Laboratory work includes the following topics: analysis and calculation of the basic characteristics of electronic circuits, connection of electronic schemes choosing electronic components, electrical power accounting devices and measuring methods in electrical engines.

Course code: H24002SIS10

Course scope: 6 ECTS.

Course goals: to learn the main laws of electrotechnics and electronics, principles of performance of electric devices and equipment, laws of energy transfer and distribution, work modes of electric current machinery, that are necessary to understand the fundamentals of civil engineering study field and analyse and solve engineering tasks by choosing proper methods and ways.

Course content:

  1. Object of electrical engineering andelectronics; electricalequipment,electronic devices andcircuits;circuitcharacteristicsand parameters.
  2. Circuitmodes, methods of connecting. Main characteristics of Sinusoidalelectrical quantities. A circuit of serial and parallel connection receivers: Ohm’s Law for alternatingcurrent,resistance and voltage Circuit of connected receivers.Power ACreceivers.
  3. A three-phase system of electromotive force and its representation. Ways of connecting generator windings. Phase and line voltage. Star and triangle receiver connection.
  4. Study of circuits of permanent magnetic flow: a direct problem, an inverse problem. Electrical measurement concepts, methods, errors, meters of direct-reading instruments, electronic measurement instruments, registration Measurement of current, voltage, power, energy, resistors, inductance and capacity.
  5. Three-phasetransformers, autotransformers,weldingand measuringtransformers.
  6. Purpose and operation of DC machines, engine mode, generatormode. General characteristics of theengine: start, reversing, speed control,excitationtechniques, energylossesandthe coefficient of performance. Asynchronousmachines,theirstructure, operation, characteristics,speed control,start-up.Engineswith a short-cage rotor, engines with a phase rotor. Synchronousmachines: operation andstructure.
  7. Classification and purpose of control apparatus.Hand-switching devices, electromagnetic switchingNon-contactcontrol apparatus, protecting apparatus,relays. Structure andtypes of electric gears.Enginewarm-up andoperating modes. Choosing the gear drive. Electricbrakingandreversing, regulation of the gear speed.Engine controldevices.
  8. Parameters of a semiconductordiode. A junction diagram of a bipolartransistorcommonemitter (CE), a common base (CB)andcommoncollector (CC). Transistoroperation modes. Field transistorstructure and operatingprinciples. Multilayersemiconductorelements.
  9. Classification ofamplifiers, theircharacteristicsandbasic parameters.Feedback in amplifiers.The mainstage of amplifying. Amplifiers of continuoussignal, differential andoperational amplifiers(OA).
  10. Concept of thepulseElectricalpulsecharacteristics. Transistorswitch, thyristor switches. Linearandnonlinearpulse shapers.
  11. Basicand inverselogical actions. Electronic logical elements. Classificationandbasic parameters of logical elements. Purpose of triggers, typesandclassification. One-stroke triggers of static control, two-stroke and dynamic control triggers.Registers.
  12. Electronic tubes,electronic indicators, microprocessorsandtheir purpose. Structure of an integrated circuitmemory; staticanddynamic memory. Digital analog meters and analogdigital meters. Rectifiers, theirclassificationandbasic parameters.Filters andtheirpurpose