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Professional
MBA

The Professional MBA at Riga Business School is the oldest and most prestigious MBA program in Latvia and is designed for high-performing managers who lead teams and transform businesses in a technology-based world.
Combine subjects from the core fields of business to suit your interests and career goals. Acquire a broad and in-demand skill set that can lead to a variety of positions.

Professional
MBA

The Professional MBA at Riga Business School is the oldest and most prestigious MBA program in Latvia and is designed for high-performing managers who lead teams and transform businesses in a technology-based world.
Combine subjects from the core fields of business to suit your interests and career goals. Acquire a broad and in-demand skill set that can lead to a variety of positions.

Duration of the program:

2,5 years

minimum 2 yrs, maximum 3,5 yrs;
you have the flexibility to take
1 to 4 courses per trimester

Program language:

English

Customize your
degree:

take general (G) MBA
or choose from 3 specializations:
Marketing (M), Finance (F) or
Information Technology (IT)

1 program, 4 specializations

General

If you’re interested in management but don’t want to focus on a specific business function, the general MBA (G) is for you. You can select elective courses from the broadest possible range of interests.

Marketing

Having a specialization in marketing (M) means that you will be able to lead the whole process of marketing – plan, research, strategy, implementation, and monitoring.

Finance

Finance (F) specialization leads to a deep understanding of the intricacies of financial markets, the various types of investments, and gives you the rigorous analytical tools that you need to make intelligent financing and investment decisions. The program enables students to recognize and capitalize on current financial market trends, whether in Latvia or globally.

Information Technology

Information Technology (IT) is our newest specialization. We created this to share success with managers in the IT sector and professionals responsible for administering IT systems at their companies. The MBA IT prepares industry specialists for leading 21st-century companies where IT management plays a key role, enabling them to use today’s IT solutions to compete in the global market.

Program Format

The program consists of 15 courses –
9 core, 6 electives + Master Thesis

CLASSES HELD
Monday through Friday
6:00 – 9:00 PM

3 TRIMESTERS:
Fall, Spring and
Summer

FLEXIBILITY
to take 1 to 4 courses
per trimester

REGISTER FOR COURSES
based on the semester
course offer

9 core courses

Managerial Economics

Managerial Statistics

Financial Management

Marketing Management

Financial and Managerial Accounting

Human Resource Management

Organizational Behavior

Management Information Systems

Strategic Management

+ 6 elective courses *

Leadership (G)

Consumer Behavior (M)

Business Ethics (G)

Digital Marketing (M, IT)

Entrepreneurship (G)

Risk Management (F)

Business Law (G)

Investment Management (F)

Power & Influence in Organizations (G)

Topics in Corporate Finance (F)

Political Risks for Business (G)

Entrepreneurial Finance (F)

Business Communications Skills (G)

Financial Institutions Management (F)

Operations and Service Management (G)

Information Technology and Strategy (IT)

Personal and Career Development (G)

IT Project Management (IT)

Marketing Research (M)

Digital Transformation (G, IT)

Marketing Strategy (M)

Socially Influencing Systems (IT, M)

Marketing Communication (M)

+ Master Thesis

*To claim a specialization you must take at least 3 of the same specialization electives and combine them with three other electives. You can receive two specializations during your studies by combining 3+3 electives!
This list of elective courses is meant to be illustrative. The course offerings are updated on an annual basis based on demand and relevance.

9 core courses

Managerial Economics

Managerial Statistics

Financial Management

Marketing Management

Financial and Managerial Accounting

Human Resource Management

Organizational Behavior

Management Information Systems

Strategic Management

+ 6 elective courses *

Leadership (G)

Consumer Behavior (M)

Business Ethics (G)

Digital Marketing (M, IT)

Entrepreneurship (G)

Risk Management (F)

Business Law (G)

Investment Management (F)

Power & Influence in Organizations (G)

Topics in Corporate Finance (F)

Political Risks for Business (G)

Entrepreneurial Finance (F)

Business Communications Skills (G)

Financial Institutions Management (F)

Operations and Service Management (G)

Information Technology and Strategy (IT)

Personal and Career Development (G)

IT Project Management (IT)

Marketing Research (M)

Digital Transformation (G, IT)

Marketing Strategy (M)

Socially Influencing Systems (IT, M)

Marketing Communication (M)

+ Master Thesis

*To claim a specialization you must take at least 3 of the same specialization electives and combine them with three other electives. You can receive two specializations during your studies by combining 3+3 electives!
This list of elective courses is meant to be illustrative. The course offerings are updated on an annual basis based on demand and relevance.

Your Degree

Upon successful program completion with an average grade of 8 or higher, students are awarded an Internationally Accredited Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the Riga Business School at Riga Technical University.

The Program’s compliance with North American MBA standards is certified by all partner institutions and your diploma is accompanied with a Certificate of Recognition from University at Buffalo (USA) and University of Ottawa (Canada).

Your Degree

Upon successful program completion with an average grade of 8 or higher, students are awarded an Internationally Accredited Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the Riga Business School at Riga Technical University.

The Program’s compliance with North American MBA standards is certified by all partner institutions and your diploma is accompanied with a Certificate of Recognition from University at Buffalo (USA) and University of Ottawa (Canada).

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