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Work experience

2003 - Present

Assistant Professor (part time)

Riga Stradiņš University

Study courses: strategic and change management, project management, office work, document management

2012 - Present

Visiting Professor

Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences

Guest lectures on strategic and change management – trends and new methods

2012 - Present

Visiting Professor

Latvian Maritime Academy

Study courses: strategic and tactic management, project management, document management; lectures on presentation skills; lectures about economy of Latvia and Baltics for visiting students from USA

2000 - Present

Self-employed business, management and entrepreneurship consultant

Consultations, seminars and lectures for:

a) business and public organizations (strategic and change management, balanced score card, lean and efficiency processes, ergonomics, stress management etc.);

b) prospective entrepreneurs (how to start business, main challenges, how to manage time, attract resources and employees etc.);

c) lectures on promoting entrepreneurial spirit and creativity for school directors, teachers, students and their parents

2001 - 2014

Assistant Professor

University of applied sciences Turiba

Study courses: strategic and change management, organizational theory and behaviour, project management, efficiency processes in organizations, office work and document management, entrepreneurship and management, modern management methods

2001 - 2003

Head of Study Department

University of applied sciences Turiba

Responsibility for planning and smooth running of whole study process in university, from technical check-up of study programmes, till detailed planning of schedules of lectures. Involvement in both - short and long term planning and management processes. Communication with academic and administrative staff, responsibility for efficient planning and use of various kinds of educational resources, equipment and facilities.

Education and training

2014 - 2016

Master degree in Computer Science, Modelling of sociotechnical systems

Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences

Thesis title: Personalizing the education process in universities based on different sociotypes

2009 - 2011

Master degree in Health Sciences, Nutritionist

Latvian University of Agriculture

2003 - 2008

Doctoral degree in Economics, subtopic Education Management

University of Latvia

Thesis title: Management education in modern day society

1999 - 2001

Master degree in Economics

Agricultural University of Latvia

Thesis title: An evaluation of investment possibilities in agriculture in Latvia

1995 - 1999

Bachelor & Master degree in Pedagogy, Teacher of Economics and Health Education

Riga Teacher Training and Education Management Academy

Thesis title: The formation and preservation of motivation for lifelong education in various adult education institutions


Guided study courses

Sustainable social entrepreneurship

Frameworks for Applied Lists and Document Management

Change management

Running projects in the international business

International Business Strategies and Leadership

Strategic and Change Management

Strategic management

Lectured study courses

Financial frameworks

Development and defence of a master's work

Change management

Project development and management

Running projects in the international business

Rehabilitation organisation, integration and types of services; health tourism and marketing

International Business Strategies and Leadership

International Financial Relations and the European Monetary Union

Study paper

Study paper II

Professional, scientific and business activities

Expert for development of the ESCO classification

2015 - present Strategic management, office work European Skills, Competences, Qualifications and Occupations Secretariat

Management and business development consultations

2016 MayAugust Business development trends analysis, formulation of suggestions Sportident GmbH, Germany – producer of timing systems

2004 - present Management, Strategic, Change and Crisis Management, Balanced Score Card Public: Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Health, Latvian University of Agriculture, Latvian Rural Support Service, Latvian State Roads Agency, Latvian State TV and Radio Centre, Judicial Curriculum vitae 14/11/15 © European Union, 2002-2015 | Page 5 / 5 Training Centre, Junior Achievement Latvia, State Plant Protection Service, Health Inspection, Council of sworn notaries, Competition Council of the Republic of Latvia, Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, State Agency of Medicine, Latvian Association of Nurses, Traumatology and Orthopaedics Hospital, Ziemeļkurzeme Regional Hospital, Latvian Doctors Society; Municipalities: Ape, Beverīna, Brocēni, Carnikava, Dobele, Grobiņa, Gulbene, Jaunpils, Jelgava, Jūrmala, Kandava, Kuldīga, Lielvārde, Salaspils, Saldus, Smiltene, Valmiera Private: AC Konsultācijas, Addictive, If P&C Insurance (Latvian Branch), Cabot Latvia, Grindex, Firma L4, Komerccentrs DATI grupa, Klondaika, Lāču ledus, Lattelecom, Latvijas Balzams, Latvijas gāze, Latswim, LPX Events, MB Betons, New Rosme, SEB Bank, Severstal, Signum, Sinhro, Silja, Spilva, Sportland, Sveaskog Baltfor, ZAAO


Inspirational seminars

2013- present Smart and innovative business – trends and examples Junior Achievement – Young Enterprise Latvija (Member of JA Worldwide) – seminars for youth and teachers involved in JA programme

Inspirational seminars

2013- present Smart and innovative business – trends and examples Junior Achievement – Young Enterprise Latvija (Member of JA Worldwide) – seminars for youth and teachers involved in JA programme

Methodological and advisory work

2016- present Member in the Convent (Advisory Board) Riga Vocational School #3, Latvia

2011- present Member and chairwoman (since Aug 2017) in the Sectoral Council of Experts for improvements in vocational education (sector: business, administration, wholesale and retail) Administered by Employers’ Confederation of Latvia, Centre for innovations in education by Ministry of Education of Latvia

2010 - present Freelance Methodist, team member in the development of Professional Standards in Administrative and Secretary work Centre for curriculum content development by Ministry of Education of Latvia

2009 - present Member in accreditation commissions (vocational education) – business, management, office work Centre for education quality by Ministry of Education of Latvia


Research, lecturing, consultations and projects outside Latvia

Fulbright Research Scholar: from Aug 26, 2007 till Apr 29, 2008; host university: Pacific Lutheran University (Tacoma, WA). Research topic: The possibilities of the use of modern management principles (Learning Organization, Balanced Score Card and Behavioural Economics) for the development of national economy of Latvia.

EIT Climate-KIC Pioneers into Practice programme – group member in the voluntary project with local municipality in mobility development for citizens in Cesis (Latvia) – June-November 2019; voluntary work in the Workplace Lab (Timisoara, Romania) October 9 – November 8 2019.

ERASMUS exchange experience and lectures in:

 Romieris University (Vilnius, Lithuania, 2006, 1 week) – lectures in strategic management in English language

 HTW (Saarbrucken, Germany, 2009 and 2010, 1 week each year) – lectures in strategic and change management (English language)

 Duale Hochschule Baden-Wurttemberg (Mannheim, Germany, 2012, 1 week) – lectures in strategic and change management (English language)

 ULIM (Chisinau, Moldova, 2012, 1 month) – lectures in strategic and change management (English and Russian language)

 SAIL project (organised by Uppsala University (Sweden), 2013, 2 weeks on tall ship) – lectures on strategic, project and sustainability issues (English language)

ERASMUS+ pre-diploma traineeship: Timisoara Polytechnical University (Romania, 2015, 2,5 months)

ERASMUS+ post-diploma traineeship: development consultations, Sportident GmbH (Arnstadt, Germany, 2016, 3 months)



Member in Latvian Association of Business Consultants (Latvijas Biznesa konsultantu asociācija)

Member in Association for Business Efficiency (Biznesa efektivitātes asociācija)

Member in Latvian Ergonomics Society (Latvijas Ergonomikas Biedrība)


2016-2019 and 2013 – Junior Achievement-Young Enterprise Latvia New Entrepreneurs School – For contribution in the regional seminars

2018 – Organising committee of XXVI Latvian Nationwide Song and Dance Celebration – for voluntary work June 30 – July 8

2015 – Centre for curriculum content development by Ministry of Education of Latvia – For contribution in the regional seminar for teachers of vocational education

2013 and 2012 – Students Council, University Turiba – For valuable contribution in the students`-Senate Members development

2012 – Free International University of Moldova – Honorary medal for contribution

2012 – Students Council, University Turiba – For contribution in the New Professionals School

2010 – Centre for curriculum content development, Ministry of Education of Latvia – For valuable contribution in methodological work in vocational education

2010 – University Turiba – Professor of the year (result of a yearly student’s survey, have been in the top 5 for the years 2008-2014)

2006 – Zygon Baltic Consulting – Consultant of the year



Main occupational medicine problems in Latvia / M.Eglite, M.Burcena, I.Kalve, I.Vanadzins, T.Zvagule ...[et al.] // Proceedings of the 3rd International Scientific Forum "Health and Safety at the Workplace" (Novopolotsk-Polotsk, Belarus, May 15-17, 2019). - Novopolotsk-Polotsk, 2019. - P.92-95.

Analysis of occupational morbidity as a significant occupational health problem in Latvia / M.E.Eglite, J.D.Reste, I.J.Kalve, I.A.Vanadzins, T.J.Zvagule ...[et al.] // Здоровье и безопасность на рабочем месте : материалы II Международного научного форума (Минск, Беларусь, 6-8 июня, 2018 г.) = Health and Safety at the Workplace : Proceedings of the Second International Scientific Forum (Minsk, Belarus, June 6-8, 2018). - Минск, 2018. - C.68-72.


Occupational morbidity as significant occupational health problem in Latvia / M.Eglite, I.Kalve, I.Vanadzins, T.Zvagule // Rīga Stradiņš University International Conference on Medical and Health Care Sciences "Knowledge for Use in Practice" (Riga, Latvia, Apr.1-3, 2019) : Abstracts / Rīga Stradiņš University. - Rīga, 2019. - P.663.

Occupational morbidity in Latvia / M.Eglite, J.Reste, I.Kalve, I.Vanadzins // 1st International Conference "Ergonomics 20" & "Estonia 100" (Tartu, Estonia, Oct.25, 2018) : [Abstracts]. - Tartu, 2018. - P.8.

Kalve, Ieva. More – a model of fostering the progress of students in both STEM disciplines and physical activity in schools / I.Kalve, S.Ritter // 6th International Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference "Society. Health. Welfare: Living in the World of Diversity: Social Transformations. Innovations. Solutions" (Riga, Nov.23-25, 2016) : Abstracts / Rīga Stradiņš University ...[et al.]. - Riga, 2016. - P.50-51.

Assesment of mandatory health examinations for employees in Latvia / M.Eglite, I.Vanadzins, J.Reste, T.Zvagule, J.Cirule, I.Kalve // Work 2015 "New meanings of work" (Turku, Finland, Aug.19-21, 2015) : Abstracts. - Turku, 2015. - P.93-94.

Books and brochures 

Kalve, Ieva. Dokumentu un biroja pārvaldības rokasgrāmata [Elektroniskais resurss] / Dienas bizness ; [autori: I.Kalve, K.Platā, I.Robežniece]. - Rīga : Dienas bizness, 2016. - [Dalīta pagin.]. - Neiesiets, atjaunināms izdevums.

5 books in Latvian language, published by University Turiba:

 Ride the winds of change. Strategic and change management (in original – Apseglot pārmaiņu vējus. Stratēģiskā un pārmaiņu vadība) monograph, 2005 – still one of the best-selling books in this topic in Latvia

 4 books about specific issues of the office work and document management in Latvia – all in the list of bestselling books on topic in Latvia, latest issued in 2013


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