Riga Business School as a structural unit of Riga Technical University announces the application for a new summer school “Future Changemakers Academy: Summer Edition”, designed for young people with a passion to become leaders and promote positive and sustainable change. This five-day summer school is designed to inspire and train the next generation of leaders. The programme will run from 12 to 16 August 2024, offering students in grades 9-12 a unique opportunity to become the future innovators in sustainable transport.

“Future Changemakers Academy: Summer Edition” is an exciting programme that will encourage young people to realise their leadership potential and develop the skills needed to tackle real sustainability challenges. During the summer school, young people will develop their teamwork skills, gain hands-on experience by visiting two industry-leading companies, Moller Baltic Import and airBaltic, participate in leadership workshops and design thinking sessions to test prototypes, culminating in presenting solutions to a panel of judges.

Ilze Grase-Ķibilde, Managing Director of Audi and Volkswagen importer Moller Baltic Import: “We are convinced that investing in the education of young people is an investment in the future. That is why we are very pleased to support this summer school, which will give young people the opportunity to learn about sustainable transport principles by visiting our company. We believe that this programme will inspire young people to become the leaders of the future and contribute to the creation of innovative solutions in the field of sustainable mobility.”

Claudio Rivera, Director of Riga Business School: “We aim to develop students’ leadership skills and character traits that are essential for their career development. “Future Changemakers Academy: Summer Edition” not only gives participants the opportunity to create sustainable solutions, but also motivates them to choose a career in transport.”

Participants of the summer school will get an exclusive experience by visiting Moller Baltic Import to explore the car manufacturer’s technical and training facilities, test drive the latest vehicles and learn about the company’s sustainability initiatives. The excursion will continue with a visit to airBaltic to see behind the scenes of the crew centre, watch aviation professionals at work and gain valuable knowledge from industry experts.

“Future Changemakers Academy: Summer Edition” includes expert-led workshops and hands-on learning. At the end of the programme, youngsters will receive a certificate of completion.

More information about the programme and registration for the summer school is available here: https://rbs.lv/courses/pre-university/fca-summer-edition/

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