Riga Technical University

Faculty of Engineering Economics and Management (FEEM)

Entrepreneurship and Management

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Program Information

Degree Offered:

Master of Social Sciences in Management

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Throughout the study programme our teaching and learning strategy is wide-ranging and innovative, seeking to give you a rich learning environment that draws actively upon both academic research and business practice which are specifically geared toward encouraging participation, self-development and team working. Studies include a mix of interactive lectures, participative exercises, group projects and readings on articles and case studies. Alongside lectures and seminars students will have internship in domestic or international level (depends on the student) where students will learn 'on the job' in real life businesses. This program explores the process of new entrepreneurial opportunities and venture creation from discovery to exploitation. The emphasis is on applying and synthesizing concepts and techniques of the management function in the areas of financial control and management, marketing, business economics, strategy and organization. Graduates of the programme are working in the leading local and international companies, banks, consulting agencies. Most of the graduates are running their own businesses. A. COMPULSORY COURSES 35 CP 1. Economics 3 CP 2. Basics of Occupational Safety 1 CP 3. Strategic management 3 CP 4. Tax policy and systems 3 CP 5. Theory of economic analysis 3 CP 6. Investment and financing 3 CP 7. Quantitative methods in management 3 CP 8. Marketing theory and practice 3 CP 9. Methodology of economic and commercial accounts 3 CP 10. Econometrics 3 CP 11. Electronic Commerce 4 CP 12. Theory and practice of organization 3 CP B. LIMITED CHOICE 21 CP 1. Specialized courses 17 CP Business management 1.1. Organization of Management 6 CP 1.2. Personnel management 6 KP 1.3. Job management 6 CP 1.4. Systems approach in management 4 CP 1.5. Modeling of business management 4 CP 1.6. Research Workshops 3 CP 1.7. Foreign language: English, German 3 CP Business economics 1.1. Economics of Enterprise 4 CP 1.2. Planning and controlling 3 CP 1.3. Economic Information Systems 3 CP 1.4. Economy and management of innovations 4 CP 1.5. Management Accounting 3 CP 1.6. Foreig language: English, German 3 CP Enterpreneurship Organization 1.1. Problems of Business Organisation 4 CP 1.2. Optimisation of Commercial Activity 4 CP 1.3. Organisation of Business Development 3 CP 1.4. Organisation of Productivity Management 3 CP 1.5. Organisation of Enterpreneurship Resources 3 CP 1.6. Foreign language: English, German 3 CP Management of International Economic Relations 1.1. Organization and Management of International Economic Relations 4 CP 1.2. International Marketing 3 CP 1.3. Management of International Traffic 3 CP 1.4. Customs Legislation in Latvia and Abroad 4 CP 1.5. Foreign language: English, German 4 CP Financial Risk Management 1.1. Innovative Financial Instruments 4 CP 1.2. Securities market modelling 4 CP 1.3. Financial Mathematics and Statistics 3 CP 1.4. Actuary Mathematics 3 KP 1.5. Management of Securities Portfolio 3 CP 1.6. Foreign language: English, German 3 CP Business Logistics Management and Transport Economics 1.1. Business Logistics 3 CP 1.2. Transport Marketing 3 CP 1.3. International Traffic Law 3 CP 1.4. Global Logistics and Transport 4 CP 1.5. Quality Systems 4 CP 1.6. International Transportation 3 CP 1.7. Foreign language: English, German 3 CP Business economy and organization in construction 1.1. Construction Economics 4 CP 1.2. Construction Management 4 CP 1.3. Innovation in Construction 3 CP 1.4. Management of Construction Projects 3 CP 1.5. Price Formation in the Construction Industry 3 CP 1.6. Economy of Production of Building Materials 3 CP 1.7. Foreign Language: English, German 3 CP 2. Humanities and social sciences 4 CP 2.1. Psychology ( for Master studies ) 2 CP 2.2. Pedagogy ( for Master studies ) 2 CP 2.3. Organizational Psychology 2 CP 2.4. Civil Law 2 CP 2.5. Ethics 2 CP 2.6. European Classical Philosophy 2 CP 2.7. Sociology of Business 2 CP C. FREE ELECTIVES 4 CP E. FINAL ASSESSMENT 20 CP 1. Master Thesis 20 CP Total: 80 CP

Accreditation:

The study program has been approved by RTU Senate session on the 07.04.1997, prot No.419 and restructured version on the 27.05.2002, prot. No468. Accredited by the accreditation commission of the Ministry of Education and Science on the 2.04.2003, decision No.023-577, The Department of Foreign Students is allowed to implement the program,22.04.2004, order No.3-38

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 80

In State Tuition (per year): 1726 EUR

Out State Tuition (per year): 1928 EUR