Riga Business School participates in the LAMPA conversation festival

On June 10th at 12.30 PM, Riga Business School joins the Social Entrepreneurship Association of Latvia initiative and joins the conversation festival LAMPA on the "Constellation of Social Entrepreneurs" (“Sociālo uzņēmēju Zvaigznājs”) stage in the discussion "When education is innovated in Latvia, we reach Harvard, Buffalo and MIT". If there were no inspiring visionaries and bold doers, Harvard, MIT and Buffalo would never be part of the agenda of the Latvian education system. In 2019, RBS decided to take university faculty to the University of [...]

By |2023-05-31T12:31:50+00:00May 29, 2023|News|0 Comments

The second season of the Riga Business School “Innovation Academy” is over

On June 2, the gala event of the second season of the RBS business acceleration program “Innovation Academy” – Demo day – will take place as part of the Tech Picnic at the art centre Noass. 33 teams from the “Innovation Academy” will pitch. During the Demo day, teams will present the projects that they grew during the pre-acceleration program. For 16 weeks, 40 teams – authors of business ideas and new entrepreneurs worked to develop their solutions in the start-up ecosystem of experienced mentors [...]

By |2023-05-29T13:57:20+00:00May 29, 2023|News|0 Comments

Education Innovation Laboratory’s 2023 Programs Launched in Cooperation with MIT J-WEL

On May 19, Education Innovation Laboratory, led by Riga Business School as a structural unit of Riga Technical University in cooperation with MIT J-WEL, welcomed more than a hundred representatives of the Latvian higher education sector and organizations at the National Library of Latvia to give a green light for the further development of two education innovation Leader programs and six education innovation projects. Both initiatives are aimed at creating contemporary education processes, governance, and effective changes in Latvia, with solutions developed in cooperation with [...]

By |2023-05-26T14:38:40+00:00May 26, 2023|News|0 Comments

Ten Teams of High School Students to Meet at the Finals of the Programming Competition

In order to express recognition for the projects developed by high school students in their high school course Programming I and II, as well as to introduce a broader audience to the solutions students created within the course, this spring, Riga Business School as a structural unit of Riga Technical University in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Science, as well as with the technology companies Tet and LMT, announced the programming competition. 27 project applications were received from 22 Latvian schools. In total, [...]

By |2023-05-26T13:05:51+00:00May 26, 2023|News|0 Comments

Hands-on workshop sessions with EMERGN – Transforming Your Business: The Essential Building Blocks of Digital Innovation

Riga Business School Alumni Association in collaboration with global digital business services firm Emergn announces four workshops framework dedicated to managers and leaders digital excellency - Transforming Your Business: The Essential Building Blocks of Digital Innovation -, and available only for RBS Alumni and current students. Led by industry experts and practitioners, workshops are designed to gain theoretical and practical experience in digital innovation. 1️st WORKSHOP From Projects to Product (How to Build Excellent Digital Products) 📅 6th of June https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:ugcPost:7064953542343557120/ * Projects to Products [...]

By |2023-05-23T07:59:57+00:00May 22, 2023|News|0 Comments

Anna Vieglina: By doing, growth is guaranteed

Anna Vieglina is a second-year Bachelor of Business Administration student at Riga Business School (RBS). Anna sees herself as a creative creature who is always ready to seize opportunities. Anna likes to relax by developing new skills, like learning Japanese phrases or mastering graphic design and Adobe. In her interview, Anna talked about her term as the Student Union Vice President, her desire to gain an international perspective, and the professional network she has built through her studies at RBS. How did you decide to [...]

By |2023-05-12T09:20:18+00:00May 11, 2023|News|0 Comments

Claudio Rivera: The future labor market has become an escape room

The progress of Artificial Intelligence (AI) has evoked public concern about the role humans will play in the future labor market. Computers have mechanical thinking, but only humans possess the metacognitive capacity. AI will not eliminate humans from the labor market but will alter the skills necessary for a successful career. We must provide youth with an education that will prepare them for the future labor market and help them to acquire the capacity to solve problems, make decisions and use their human nature. Capacity [...]

By |2023-05-10T16:29:47+00:00May 10, 2023|News|0 Comments

Join the “Light Up Education” event!

Education Innovation Laboratory invites everyone interested in the development of higher education in Latvia to attend the 2023 program opening event “Light Up Education” on May 19 at Latvian National Library. It will start with keynote speeches from renowned guests from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and continue with the opportunity to network with like-minded people committed to innovating higher education in Latvia. Agenda: 11:00 Registration, coffee and networking 12:00 Opening remarks 12:20 Educational institutions as hubs for the regional development – [...]

By |2023-05-16T06:00:09+00:00May 9, 2023|News|0 Comments

Documentary screening for “Humans and Machines” course

The Humans & Machines course recently wrapped up with a bang with a thought-provoking screening of a documentary film, Coded Bias (2020), directed by Shalini Kantayya at Forum Cinema.  Conversations were at the heart of this classroom community. Week after week, students vigorously engaged in student-led discussions and debates, covering topics ranging from nineteenth-century literature to AI ethics to design justice. Together, they shaped the course. It was only fitting that the screening began with a brief introduction and finished with a stimulating discussion led [...]

By |2023-05-12T09:28:12+00:00May 8, 2023|News|0 Comments

Davis Emils Zile: I want to make my beloved country better

Davis Emīls Zīle is a first year student in Riga Business School Bachelor of Business Administration program. He describes himself as the true patriot of Latvia who is ready to help other people and the country in general. Davis devotes his free time to the community. For example, he is a student ambassador and serves in the Latvian National Guard. Also, Davis enjoys active recreation like playing floorball and beach volleyball. In this interview with Davis, he explains why he decided to study at Riga [...]

By |2023-05-03T09:19:14+00:00May 3, 2023|News|0 Comments
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