DESCRIPTION OF COURSE UNIT


1.

Code

Course unit title

Title of the degree programme

LLL17B000042

Investment Policy of Lithuania

Elective subject


2.

Name of lecturer(s)

Departament(s)

Coordinator: Jurgita Staneikaitė (vai@mruni.eu )

a. o: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mantas Bileišis, Prof. Dr. Vainius Smalskys

Institute of Public Administration


3.

Cycle of course unit

Level of course unit

Type of course unit

I

1

Optional


4.

Mode of delivery

Year of study and semester when the course unit is delivered

Language of instruction

face-to-face

1 semester

English, Lithuanian


5.

Study requirements

Prerequisites:

Co-requisites:

Work placement(s):

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable


7.

Number of ECTS credits allocated

Student's workload

Contact work hours and planned learning activities

Independent work hours

6

162

50

112


8.

Purpose of the course unit

To introduce students the concept of investment and investment policy, to analyse the evolution of the investment policy, to review the process of investment policy development and implementation, to analyse main investment promotion techniques and measures, also to encourage the students to deepen knowledge in the field of investment promotion.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Teaching and learning methods

Assessment methods


9.

Course contens

Topics

Contact work hours and planned learning activities

Independent work hours and tasks

Tasks

The concept and types of investment: direct and indirect investment, domestic and foreign investment, public and private investment, capital and financial investment. Investment policy concept

1

2

3

15

The analysis of literature, main definitions

The investment policy of the Republic of Lithuania since the regained independence (in 1990)

1

2

3

10

The analysis of literature

The development and implementation of Lithuanian investment policy

1

4

5

10

The analysis of literature and the Lithuanian legal acts

The investment in Lithuania considering the international ratings

1

3

4

10

The analysis of literature and the Lithuanian legal acts

Investment promotion. Investment promotion in Lithuania: international, national and regional

2

4

6

10

Comparative analysis

Investment in Free Economic zones

2

4

6

10

Comparative analysis

Innovative investment promotion measures

2

4

6

10

Presentation of measures

The effect of the investment environment in the FDI flows. The initiatives of the investment climate improvement

2

3

5

10

Analysis of investment environment

The success stories of the investors. The influence of the success stories to the FDI promotion and the clustering process

2

4

6

12

Presentation of investment projects

Discussion regarding investment promotion seeking the effectiveness and return on investment

2

4

6

15

Organization of discussion

Overall

16

34

50

 

112

 


10.

Assessment strategy

Weighting percentage

Period or date of assessment

Assessment criteria

Tasks performance in seminars

30

Semester period

Analytical and critical thinking. Identification and solution for polemical questions. Active participation in discussions.

Essay

20

Semester period

Formulation of work purpose, tasks and measures. Ability to implement theories whiles solving problematic issues.

Examination

50

During the exam

Acquirement of theoretical knowledge and practical application of them