Turība University actively participates in various educational and scientific cooperation projects co-financed by the European Union and other international cooperation programs. As a lead partner, we have successfully implemented international level projects Erasmus+, JUSTICE, NORDPLUS and projects supported by other foundations.
NORDPLUS Higher education Intensive Course “Green Logistics” 2019
Dates of the Course: 16.-27.07.2019
In summer 2019 Turiba University hosted NORDPLUS Intensive Course „Green Logistics” 2019.
This Course was implemented by Turiba University (Latvia) in a cooperation with Mykolas Romeris University (Lithuania), University of Southern Denmark (Denmark) and Turku School of Economics (Finland).
Dates of the Course: 16.-27.07.2019.
Nowadays sustainable development, sustainable resource management and minimizing ecological impact are ones of the main priorities of any country and is applicable in any field.
This course fored students’ understanding of the role of logistics process in a business enterprise (material value flows and connected information flows in particular micro-economic or macroeconomic systems), functionality and principles of logistic chains in international business structures and countries.
Also the course enhanced a deeper understanding about the sustainable development, sustainable resource management issues and trained the skills to analyse, plan and implement green logistics principles in the enterprise.
Students participated in lectures, workshops, had several study visits to successful companies applying the Green Logistics principles. The students had discussions with professionals, met representatives from the Latvian Logistics association and worked in groups on a practical Case.
In this Course participants were bachelor and master level students from Latvia, Lithuania, Denmark and Finland. Lessons and practical seminars were led by professors from 4 partner Universities as well as invited professionals.
Language of the Course – English. Students received 6 ECTS for the participation in the Course.
You can find schedule of the course HERE.
Presentations from the course:
- “Waste management”, Natalija Cudečka-Puriņa, Turiba University, Latvia
- “Logistics”, Aivars Kalniņš, Turiba University, Latvia
- “Environmental Transport”, Andris Valdemars, Turiba University, Latvia
- “Supply Chain management”, Ieva Bruksle, Turiba University, Latvia
“This course was amazing experience for me! I met so many interesting people, students from different countries, wonderful teachers and experts!
Such course gives possibility to the students to learn interdisciplinary subjects, study very intense and at the same time to work in very multicultural team. If you have opportunity to participate in such course - do not waste your chance! It will give you unforgettable experience, new knowledge and many new opportunities in your life!”
Student of Turiba University, Latvia
Academic manager of the Course
Ms. Ieva Bruksle
Vice-dean of the Business administration faculty
Administrative manager of the Course
Ms. Kristine Tihanova
International project manager
Project receives financial support from NORDPLUS Higher education program. Project number: NPHE-2019/10314.