|Type of study programme||Professional master degree|
|Degree||Professional Master's Degree in Business Administration|
|Licence/accreditation||Study programme accredited until 30-Jun-2021|
|Duration||2 years (part-time)|
|Credit points||80 (ECTS: 120)|
|Study language||English (EN)|
|Study arrangements||The studies are conducted fully in English. Separate courses may be offered in Latvian or in another language. Participants in the group are both local (Latvian) and international students. Studies are conducted in a format of once a month for four full days in the classroom. Studies also include two international field trips- to Singapore and Sweden.|
|Fees||33,000 EUR for the whole programme (2020)|
|Study programme description||The overall aim of the programme is to combine a focus on intellectual rigor with serious business training in a format that permits business executives to continue their studies while working. This two-year module-based programme will broaden students’ existing knowledge in business administration, promote a professional career and provide global cooperation opportunities within the SSE Alumni network.
Studies are organised in the form of in-class lectures, company visits, seminars, case discussions, projects, and take-home assignments.
Main study courses offered include Accounting, Leadership, Strategy, Decision Science and Research Methods, Change Management, Economics, Negotiation Skills, Data Analysis, Law for Managers, Cross-Cultural Communication, Marketing, Doing Business Internationally etc. adding to and broadening students’ existing knowledge in various fields of business administration. Additionally, this education will promote a professional career and provide global cooperation opportunities within the SSE Alumni network.
|Study programme link||www.sseriga.edu/education/executive-mba
|Requirements||Professional achievements: relevant managerial work experience (minimum 5 years).
Education: University degree (or equivalent to University degree).
English language proficiency: English is the language of instruction, participants must have a strong command of both written and spoken English.
The mission of the SSE in Riga has since its inception in 1994 been to provide a state-of-the-art education in business and economics that contributes to the economic and social development of the region, in particular Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Today this is done through two degree programmes – the original B.Sc. programme and since 2002 also through the SSE Riga Executive MBA programme – as well as through various executive education activities. The mission also includes research, and SSE Riga should produce state-of-the-art research of relevance to the Baltic countries and the school should actively participate and foster public debate in its fields of competence.
SSE Riga has, since 2006, appeared in the Financial Times Ranking of European Business Schools. The School is ranked together with its 'mother', the Stockholm School of Economics, and its 'sister' , the Stockholm School of Economics in Russia (SSE Russia). SSE Riga has been recognized as the best economics and business school in the Baltic's.
Population in the city of Riga: 632 614
Total number of students: 450 (2019/20)
Number of International students: 137 (2019/20)
Number of academic staff: 19 (2019/20)
Accommodation possibilities and costs: Students are encouraged to take advantage of the SSE Riga Student Residence Hall to facilitate their integration in the student community. SSE Riga offers newly renovated accommodation that is safe and secure, where students can sleep and study in comfort.
SSE Riga can offer twin rooms with two residence units (two single beds), and triple rooms with three residence units (three single beds) are also available. Students can use a common room on each floor for studies, and there is wireless internet and kitchen facilities.
The dormitories are situated about 20 minutes by bus from SSE Riga. The price ranges from 100 - 160 EUR per month.