Within the European Social Fund project “Perfection of the Academic Staff of Liepaja University in the Areas of Strategic Specialization – Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Information Technologies, Art, Social Sciences, Commerce and Law” (No 184.108.40.206/18/A/021) Remigijus Kinderis (Remigijus Kinderis) from Klaipeda State University of Applied Sciences (KVK) has finished his work as a guest lecturer at Liepaja University (LiepU), where he was working in the study direction “Entrepreneurship, Administration and Real Estate Management” since November, 2018. The guest lecturer has been giving lectures at LiepU for one year and a half to Bachelor students of the study programme “Tourism and Recreation Management”, has been participating in the development of a collective scientific monograph between LiepU and KVK and has been also developing international cooperation between institutions of Latvia and Lithuania.
The guest lecturer explains that the idea of initiating a collective scientific monograph “Business management insights and transformation process” (“Ieskats un transformācijas process biznesa vadībā: sociālie, ekonomiskie un kultūras aspekti”) gave one of his taught LiepU study courses “International Tourism Economy and Globalization”. The collective monograph is the result of years of work by scientists from Lithuania, Sweden, Croatia, Russia, Belarus, Romania and other countries. The monograph contains from a wide range of insights and issues, but it also requires practical solutions by combining the efforts of management, finance, risk management, human resource management, big data, business and government. A separate section of the monograph focuses on regional aspects (Europe, Africa, and Asia) and different business sections (tourism, food service, fashion retailers), and its management insights and transformation process. A lot of attention is paid to barriers in the transformation of business management, innovation development, risk management, local community policies, sustainable development in the regions and others.
By taking part in this project on the perfection of the academic staff of Liepaja University, R. Kinderis admits: “I am grateful for the opportunity to work at Liepaja University and I hope that the fruitful cooperation will continue.”