Management of Small and Medium Business - Riga Stradiņš University

Management of Small and Medium Business

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The Bachelor’s programme of Management of Small and Medium Business is open to students who wish to learn about the management of businesses. The Department of Regional Economics and Business offers various courses on theoretical aspects of economy as well as practical information e.g. on the Strategy and Politics of Enterprises, Accounting and Advertisement Management.

Title of Study Programme:

Management of Small and Medium Business

Head of Study Programme:

Henrijs Kaļķis, MBA, Lecturer

Form of Study Programme:

Full-time studies

Length of Study Programme and ECTS:

6 semesters, 3 years, 180 ECTS

Degree Awarded:

Bachelor’s degree of Social Sciences in Business Administration

Aim of Study programme:

The aim of the programme is to prepare highly qualified experts in business administration who would have a profound knowledge about European economics and business by using research results from respective scientific fields. The programme enhances the development of European economics and business expertise in Latvia and cooperation opportunities with international scientific, management and business organisations.

Main objectives of  Study Programme:

  • Convey knowledge in the basic disciplines of economics and management of business as well as in the international economics and management of business.
  • Ensure the mastering of the latest cognitions and discussions as well as skills for the management of small and medium enterprises in organization and creation of competitive advantages.
  • Provide students with information on what promotes a development of small and medium enterprises in Latvia and other regions.

Assessment methods:

At the Faculty of European Studies, the module system is used. The length of a course is 5 weeks; usually amounting to 12 classes (6 lectures and 6 seminars). Upon a successful completion of a course, at the end of the 5th week the student takes an exam. An important part of the evaluation and assessment system is participation in lectures, seminars, writing essays, passing tests and exams.


Rīga Stradiņš University, 16 Dzirciema Street, Rīga, LV-1007, Latvia, +371 67409261 (UTC +2), international@rsu.lv