|Study location||Latvia, Riga|
|Nominal duration||2 years|
|Awards||MBA (Master of Business Administration)|
|Tuition fee||€5,000 per year|
|Application fee||€200 one-time|
|Registration fee||€100 one-time
Baltic Center Registration Fee Includes:
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Candidates who wish to be considered for admission should normally possess a first degree. An equivalent overseas degree is also acceptable. Eligible applicants must have at least three years relevant work experience after graduation.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Baltic Center examination – Экзамен Балтийского Центра
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
Employer reference permitted
This is our unique two year postgraduate programme build on the basis of RISEBA long-standing cooperation with the school international partners.
The programme focus areas are:
a cross-national perspective: academic staff from Europe, America, CIS countries (50/ 50 local & international lecturers) students from west & east development of intellectual entrepreneurship and leadership creativity and innovation.
This programme is designed for those holding a degree or equivalent qualification in subjects other than Business Studies. It typically appeals to engineers, scientists, IT and arts graduates who are now pursuing or proposing to pursue a career in business. However we have many business and economics graduates in our programme as well and they also find this programme rewarding and challenging.
The programme has been developed to meet the needs of management professionals who are willing to take their career to the next level. Well-suited for entrepreneurs, experienced managers and aspiring business owners, RISEBA MBA programme will develop the necessary managerial skills associated with operating a company with greater flexibility, innovation, and responsiveness, and developing a clear understanding of the risks and rewards that accompanies entrepreneurial activities in today’s complex and dynamic business environment.
Upon successful completion of the programme students receive a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from RISEBA.
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SEMESTER 1 of the MBA programme offers you a comprehensive foundation in the key management areas and incorporates the following core modules:
Module 1: International Business Environment
Today`s leaders must be able to exploit temporary advantages created by fast changing environments. This module will help you to understand the markets and the needs of all stakeholders, to execute strategic programs when the markets are becoming more demanding and business opportunities going global. The module includes the courses on International Business Environment; International Business Law; Negotiation skills and Human Resources; Sustainability.
Module 2: Managing Organisations
This module will enable you to develop and shape an effective strategy to reinvent growth. You will learn how to shape the implementation of the strategic programs when the market and business opportunities are becoming smaller and smaller; how to leverage profits for shareholders in an uncertain world; and how to run the daily business operations and come up with the winning key factors. The module includes the courses on International Strategic Management; Financial Analysis for Decision Making; MIS and IT applications; Project management; Leadership and Change
Module 3: Arts and Creativity in Business Management
The global “innovation economy” of the future will require all of the traditional skills, such as marketing, HR, accounting and finance, but the most exciting opportunities will involve those managers who can lead innovation to create exceptional value for their customers. This module through interactive and experiential learning works to bridge the words of arts and business and to create a platform to support the growth of the business. It will provide you with tools to engage people, develop new products and create new ventures, as well as help you to see new ways of doing business. The module includes the courses on Arts for Personal Development and Management; Open innovation, creativity and knowledge management.
SEMESTER 2 provides a choice from specialised study courses according to your chosen professional qualification and further opportunities to apply your knowledge and skills in a consultancy project.
Module 4: Route Specialist module
You will have to the possibility to specialize in one of four professional areas – Business management; Project Management; Human Resource Management or International Finance.
Module 5: Management Research for decision-making
This module will equip you with theoretical grounding and in-depth understanding of research methods and their importance for evidence-based management decision making. The practical application of research will ensure that you can conduct a research or consultancy project and devise appropriate and effective recommendations. The module includes the course on Research Methods and Data Analytics and Professional Internship – Researching Organisations and Industries.
SEMESTER 3 will add valuable experience in an international context to your academic studies and enable you to critically analyse business challenges in organisations. This semester incorporates field trips, business simulations and consultancy projects.
Module 6: International Consultancy Project
The module will focus on integrative learning and will help you to understand and address complex business situation holistically. Research and consultancy skills training and practical application will be provided through the following: International residency and consultancy experience (field trip and consultancy project); Holistic management; Business Simulations and reflection reports.
International Residency and Consultancy Project (IRCP) includes study trip to Partner University (UK). This is a unique element of the programme that has proved popular with our students and highly effective in linking theory to implementation – not only does the trip enhance students’ learning, but it also helps them acquire hands-on experience. Duration of Project is 2,5 months and it will include an intensive one week – ten day programme in UK that includes students’ visits to best-practice companies.
SEMESTER 4 is devoted to your Master thesis which is rigorous investigation of an issue of management relevance typically by bringing together business theory and empirical investigation.
*Study course sequence is subject to change.