Established in 1991 in cooperation with the State University of New York at Buffalo, USA, and the University of Ottawa, Canada, Riga Business School (RBS) is an internationally recognized management-education institution within Riga Technical University (RTU) and has more than 20 years of experience in business education. Riga Business School is the only school in the Baltics offering North-American style studies, both in teaching standards and in structure, containing intensive case studies, group work, and active classroom involvement.

The Faculty

Professors at Riga Business School are researchers, consultants, and thought leaders in every business aspect. The faculty from five continents challenges and encourages students with a curriculum that offers knowledge, competence, freedom, and passion, for teaching. The faculty includes both international and local professors, from a variety of backgrounds and with extensive experience in business.

Students

Students at Riga Business School are handpicked by the program directors, therefore students at RBS are not one of the crowd. Everyone here has a strong personality and the faculty and staff of the school do their best to develop these students into leaders. RBS has a strong, individual approach toward their students, therefore there are never more than 50 students in one class. And approximately 10% of all students are the brightest minds from all over the world: Azerbaijan, Brazil, Germany, India, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Norway, Russia, Belarus, and the USA.

The Campus

Riga Business School is located in the heart of Riga – a city that has always been a hub of business. See for yourself! The school is located close to everything, with a busy city center always full of life, the old part of the city with beautiful Art Nouveau buildings, multiple shops, bars, restaurants, theatres, concert halls and everything else a student needs to enjoy his or her studies.

Accreditations and awards

PRME initiative. RBS is a member of PRME (Principles for Responsible Management Education). The PRME initiative encourages and facilitates the movement of business schools toward approaches that meet the new needs and expectations of the business world and the demands of a new generation of students with regard to sustainability and good corporate citizenship. CEEMAN award. RBS is the first state institution of higher education in Latvia to receive the CEEMAN (Central and Eastern European Management Development Association) IQA Accreditation award. We pursued and obtained this accreditation because it mirrors our commitments to growth, development and rigorous quality. Institutional accreditation. The Republic of Latvia Ministry for Education and Science has awarded Riga Technical University full and unlimited accreditation. The accreditation does not have an expiration date, thus reflecting the confidence of the Ministry. This accreditation certifies Riga Technical University as an institution that can provide higher education and award state recognized degrees in Latvia. Program accreditation. RBS programs have the highest possible accreditation awarded in Latvia. Our six year accreditation period began in 2013. This accreditation certifies that our management programs comply with the highest academics standards. Eduniversal ranking. RBS has been announced as the best business education in Latvia by Eduniversal ranking. The 3 Palms of Excellence award is awarded to schools that are excellent business schools with international reinforcing Influence. This school offers programs in:

  • English

This school also offers:

  • Executive MBA (1)
  • Professional MBA (1)
  • BBA (1)
Programs taught in:
  • English

This school also offers:

EMBA

Riga Business School

RBS Executive MBA is designed to advance experienced executives to new leadership heights. The program adds new perspectives and tools to the students’ already vast manag ... [+]

RBS Executive MBA is designed to advance experienced executives to new leadership heights. The program adds new perspectives and tools to the students’ already vast management knowledge. The program covers all aspects of contemporary management practice. RBS’s premier Leadership Development Practicum develops skills and confidence to effectively implement strategy into action. The European and Global study trips provide perspective and insights from all over the world.

The RBS Executive MBA program is an internationally accredited and recognized degree in management.

The highlights of the program are:

The Leadership Development Practicum (LDP) program runs through all four modules of the EMBA program. LDP participants gain a deep understanding of the central concepts of leadership development and coaching as they are applied in a variety of business and social contexts. Module based studies enable the students to analyze and work on broad, diversified, international business phenomena. The students have onsite meetings approximately once a month for a long weekend. Convenient location in Riga that has always been a hub of business activity, especially since it is at the crossroads between East and West. Being only 20 minutes away from the Riga International Airport, you can fly in for the classes and fly out conveniently. ... [-]
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MBA

Riga Business School

RBS Professional MBA is the oldest and most prestigious MBA program in Latvia and is designed to produce managers able to skillfully operate in the global business enviro ... [+]

RBS Professional MBA is the oldest and most prestigious MBA program in Latvia and is designed to produce managers able to skillfully operate in the global business environment. The program empowers leaders with the skills and capabilities necessary to solve complex business problems, drive innovation, and improve the world.

The program

Students can obtain a General MBA or choose from three specializations:

Marketing. Having a specialization in marketing means that you will be able to lead the whole process of marketing. More importantly, you are ready to roll up your sleeves and work because you get real-world exposure and practice throughout the course. Finance. Having a specialization in finance means that you will deeply understand the intricacies of financial markets, the various types of investments, and the program gives you the rigorous analytical tools needed to make intelligent financing and investment decisions. IT. Having a specialization in IT means that you will be prepared for the role of an industry specialist for leading 21st-century companies where IT management plays a key role, as well as enables you to use today's IT solutions to compete in the global market. ... [-]
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