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Aldis Greitāns: “I don’t understand what he is talking about” – not a good excuse

Person A: “Can you come to a meeting today?” Person B: “Why? It’s not my area.” Person A: “We don’t understand what he is talking about. Maybe you translate tech language for us ...” This conversation between colleagues is all too common in many companies if we keep in mind that “they” providers of IT services. In this case I took up the role of the “interpreter”. After the meeting I was approached by the representative of the service provider, a colleague I know from [...]

By |2023-02-24T12:44:30+00:00February 24, 2023|News|0 Comments

Jānis Grēviņš: stepping into the New Year with three priorities in education

2022 was a very dynamic year for higher education in Latvia – the establishment of the university Councils to improve management, and the creation of the unified center of services to ensure more efficient accessibility of global technology services for Latvian universities and scientific institutions. Around the world, we step out of the Covid19 pandemic equipped with many innovations in the study process which were promoted by the “forced” use of technologies. Currently, geopolitical events very clearly highlight the significance of educating society and the [...]

By |2023-01-09T14:38:25+00:00January 9, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Artūrs Liepa: a dual career – is it possible?

Artūrs Liepa, 1st-year student of the Business Administration Program at Riga Business School, successfully combines studies with the professional sports. Artūrs Liepa began studying at Riga Business School in the Business Administration program in September 2022. Before that he participated in RBS Greenhouse program where, for demonstrating leadership, activity and high achievements, he received a scholarship to cover of the tuition fee for the first study year. Artūrs has always been active and involved in sports, and he calls triathlon “his” kind of sport. Artūrs [...]

By |2023-01-09T12:43:15+00:00January 9, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Viesturs Sosārs: Creation of start-ups is a team effort

Pop culture and media are filled with images of the lonely entrepreneur-visionary. Hearing the word Tesla, Elon Musk most likely pops into our mind, and Facebook we frequently associate with Mark Zuckerberg. But it is not entirely true. At least it is not the whole truth in regards to the creation and growth of these companies. In their origins the founding team played a crucial role. One or many? When starting the company single-handedly, its founder can be sure that the project they envision will [...]

By |2023-01-30T10:42:57+00:00January 9, 2023|News|0 Comments

The US Education Focuses on Research | Buffalo Program Participant Reflections

Kaspars Steinbergs is a lecturer at the EKA University of Applied Sciences (Riga, Latvia) and a researcher at the Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences. He is teaching courses in Management, Project Management, Strategic Management, Creative Industries and Game Industry for undergraduate and graduate students. Kaspars holds Doctoral Degree in Business Management (Dr.oec.) from Riga Technical University and his research interests are creative industries, university and industry collaboration. He has been involved in education and research projects on creative industries, event management, innovations and education quality [...]

By |2023-01-02T08:48:11+00:00December 30, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

From Freedom to Conservatism | Buffalo Program Participant Reflections

Gunta Kalvāne is a lead researcher and assistant professor at the University of Latvia, Faculty of Geography and Earth Sciences. Main research interests are bioclimatology, especially seasonality in nature, climate changes, education for sustainable development, climate education, citizen science and science communication. Currently working on the new doctoral model implementation at University of Latvia. The head of Eco-council at University of Latvia. After 4 months at the University at Buffalo, we asked her if the university teacher at the University at Buffalo differ from the [...]

By |2023-01-02T08:48:39+00:00December 30, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Latvian university faculty members continue to master digital skills at the University at Buffalo

Latvian university faculty members continue to master digital skills at the University at Buffalo Eight more university faculty members from Latvia – professors and academic staff –are taking their final exams at the State University of New York at Buffalo, USA. They will return to Latvia before the end of the year. At the same time, beginning in January of 2023, as part of the Riga Business School administered European Regional Development Fund (ERAF) project,* another eight university faculty members will engage [...]

By |2022-12-19T14:30:46+00:00December 19, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Application process for the “Innovation Academy” pre-acceleration program begins

Application process for the “Innovation Academy” pre-acceleration program begins The Innovation Academy entrepreneurship promotion program is entering the second phase of the program and we are opening the application process for the “Innovation Academy” pre-acceleration phase. Anyone with a business idea and a team for the implementation of this idea can apply. In *the program, the ideas and their teams will receive support for research, development of ideas, and prototyping, and for the transformation of Latvian science success stories into competitive business [...]

By |2022-12-20T12:05:49+00:00December 19, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

High School students are invited to apply for a three-week program to try out business and IT studies

High School students are invited to apply for a three-week program to try out business and IT studies To experience  the study process and see the benefits  that modern and international education in Latvia provides, high school students from all over Latvia are invited to participate in the three-week RBS Greenhouse program. This is the second year that Riga Business School is organizing this program to gather the brightest, most active and entrepreneurial young people. The program will allow participants to experience [...]

By |2022-12-06T13:12:43+00:00December 5, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Claudio Rivera: Innovation resembles weeds – potent and wild

Claudio Rivera: Innovation resembles weeds – potent and wild We hear from our political leaders that Latvia wants to have an economic transformation to develop economic sectors centred on technologies and innovations. From the social perspective, it means sustainable economic development, with a high standard of living and well-paid workplaces. Considering the demographic trends of Latvia, this goal seems timely and praiseworthy. A question follows – how can we do it? Part of the world’s best talents must form the core of [...]

By |2022-12-02T14:52:58+00:00December 2, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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