|Study location||Latvia, Riga|
|Nominal duration||2 years|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
At least five years experience at the senior management level.
English is the language of instruction, participants must have a strong command of both written and spoken English.
At least 2 reference(s) should be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
a) Describe your personality. What do you feel are your main strengths and weaknesses? What are the main factors that have influenced your personal development?
b) Briefly outline your career goals: What do you expect to achieve by attending the Executive MBA programme at the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga? In what way do you think your company, and you personally, will benefit from this program?
c) Describe what you consider your most substantial accomplishments to date, in both your professional and personal life, explaining why you view them as such.
d) Describe your ability to work in the team and to cooperate with others. What is your natural role in the team?
e) Participation in the Executive MBA programme is a very time consuming process. Are you sure that you will be able to combine employment with participation in the programme, time-wise? How do you plan to do that?
The course is designed especially for experienced managers. This 24-month 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.
The Executive MBA classes are comprised of around 25-30 students with various academic and professional backgrounds who both can contribute to and benefit from the programme through its unique experience of group synergy.
The programme is designed to allow students to balance career, family and studies during two years of intensive Executive MBA studies. The class meets once a month for an intensive four-day (Wednesday morning to Saturday evening) module led by the programme’s international faculty members, with dedication to student-centered learning. In addition, the programme includes a transcontinental study trip to Asia as well as a module which takes place in Sweden.
The graduates of SSE Riga work in the following fields: * Banking and finance – 20-25% * Information Technology and Telecommunications – 15-20% * Services/Retail – 15% * Production – 15% * Other (transportation and logistics, legal, media and PR, medicine, tourism) – 15-20%