Executive
Education
Courses

Take Executive Education courses at Riga Business School to keep up with the latest developments in business education. Whether you’re a recent graduate or it’s been years since you called yourself a student, we welcome you to continue growing. This is an opportunity for you to develop and update your talents.

03.10., 10.10., 17.10., 31.10.

Thursdays
4pm – 7.30 pm

In-person

📌Riga Business School,
Skolas Street 11, Riga

EUR 750 + VAT

Strategic Sustainability: ESG Implementation

This course provides a thorough understanding of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) principles, focusing on foundational concepts, regulatory frameworks, and practical strategies for integrating ESG into business operations. Designed to equip participants with essential knowledge and skills, this course prepares leaders to navigate and influence the evolving landscape of sustainable finance. Group tasks foster active engagement and innovative thinking, crucial for shaping the future of ESG practices.

The course aims to develop a comprehensive understanding of ESG concepts, emphasizing their importance and impact on business performance and reputation. Students will learn to design and implement effective ESG strategies that align with business goals and stakeholder needs. Additionally, the course enhances critical assessment skills, enabling participants to evaluate ESG performance, identify areas for improvement, and leverage ESG for innovation and competitive advantage.

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Identify and explain key ESG concepts and regulatory frameworks.
  • Conduct materiality assessments and develop comprehensive ESG strategies.
  • Integrate ESG principles into business operations and governance.
  • Analyze current ESG market trends and develop impact investment proposals.
  • Present ESG compliance and investment strategies effectively.
Class and date Topic
WEEK 1 

October 3

Introduction to ESG and Regulatory Frameworks:

ESG definitions and business case

Historical context and evolution

Global and regional ESG regulations

Basics of sustainable finance

Group Task: Regulatory Compliance Challenge

WEEK 2 

October 10

ESG in Practice – Strategy and Implementation:

Materiality assessment

Developing an ESG strategy

Governance and integration of ESG aspects in business strategy

Importance of ESG data and reporting

Group Task: Analyze a company’s current ESG practices

WEEK 3

October 17

Integrating ESG into Business Operations:

Environmental impact and innovations

Social responsibility programs

Governance best practices

Group Task: Identify social and governance impacts of a project

WEEK 4

October 31

ESG Market Trends, Investment, and Future Directions:

Current ESG market trends

Impact investing

Taxonomy as a tool for investment screening 

Emerging technologies in ESG

Challenges and opportunities in ESG

Group Task: Develop and pitch an ESG investment proposal

Course price:

EUR 750 + VAT

Requirements to receive the certificate:

  • 80% attendance
  • active participation in classes that includes discussions, group and individual work.

Strategic Sustainability: ESG Implementation

03.10., 10.10., 17.10., 31.10.

Thursdays
4 pm – 7.30 pm

In-person

📌Riga Business School,
Skolas Street 11, Riga

EUR 750 + VAT

This course provides a thorough understanding of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) principles, focusing on foundational concepts, regulatory frameworks, and practical strategies for integrating ESG into business operations. Designed to equip participants with essential knowledge and skills, this course prepares leaders to navigate and influence the evolving landscape of sustainable finance. Group tasks foster active engagement and innovative thinking, crucial for shaping the future of ESG practices.

The course aims to develop a comprehensive understanding of ESG concepts, emphasizing their importance and impact on business performance and reputation. Students will learn to design and implement effective ESG strategies that align with business goals and stakeholder needs. Additionally, the course enhances critical assessment skills, enabling participants to evaluate ESG performance, identify areas for improvement, and leverage ESG for innovation and competitive advantage.

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Identify and explain key ESG concepts and regulatory frameworks.
  • Conduct materiality assessments and develop comprehensive ESG strategies.
  • Integrate ESG principles into business operations and governance.
  • Analyze current ESG market trends and develop impact investment proposals.
  • Present ESG compliance and investment strategies effectively.
Class and date Topic
WEEK 1 

October 3

Introduction to ESG and Regulatory Frameworks:

ESG definitions and business case

Historical context and evolution

Global and regional ESG regulations

Basics of sustainable finance

Group Task: Regulatory Compliance Challenge

WEEK 2 

October 10

ESG in Practice – Strategy and Implementation:

Materiality assessment

Developing an ESG strategy

Governance and integration of ESG aspects in business strategy

Importance of ESG data and reporting

Group Task: Analyze a company’s current ESG practices

WEEK 3

October 17

Integrating ESG into Business Operations:

Environmental impact and innovations

Social responsibility programs

Governance best practices

Group Task: Identify social and governance impacts of a project

WEEK 4

October 31

ESG Market Trends, Investment, and Future Directions:

Current ESG market trends

Impact investing

Taxonomy as a tool for investment screening 

Emerging technologies in ESG

Challenges and opportunities in ESG

Group Task: Develop and pitch an ESG investment proposal

Course price:

EUR 750 + VAT

Requirements to receive the certificate:

  • 80% attendance
  • active participation in classes that includes discussions, group and individual work.