Studying Entrepreneurship and Management is important today because it provides the majority of employment and is the driver of economic success and growth. It is a great opportunity to gain a degree that is clearly focused on your long-term career prospects in a wide variety of contexts. Whether you are thinking of setting up your own business, working in a large corporation or the public sector you will need to possess an understanding of how businesses operate and how skilled managers can contribute to their success. You will get the knowledge of analyzing core business activities, such as the management of people, marketing and business operations and examine the principles and practices of entrepreneurship.
The main aim of the bachelor study programme is to provide basics of entrepreneurship and management in the fields of organization, economics and business operation, as well as to prepare students for further master studies and to give an insight into practical application of acquired knowledge. The Programme aims to produce graduates with the skills, knowledge and values necessary to pursue a career in business.
Throughout the study programme, you will be taught both the theoretical and practical dimensions of management. You will develop a basic understanding of economic processes and organizational context, which help you be considered as a well-educated professional in the field of entrepreneurship and management. The study programme consists of compulsory, limited choice, free choice subjects, as well as humanities/social
subjects and languages. The program provides general subjects, like mathematics and computing. During the study period the students will be able to visit leading companies in Latvia. The study programme educates graduates who are highly literate in the field of studying and who are ready to apply managerial knowledge within dynamic
and competitive environments. Some of the compulsory and specialized subjects of the curriculum are as follows*:
o Mathematics for Economists
o Physical Bases of Technologies
o General Chemistry
o Computers for Economists
Faculty of Engineering Economics and Management
Bachelor´s Programme in Entrepreneurship and Management
o Taxes and Duties
o Fundamentals of Finances
o International Economic Relations
o Quantitative Methods of Economics
o Business Management
o Personnel Management
o Fundamentals of Business Logistics
o Economics of Innovations
o Cost analysis
o Methods of Business Organization
o Investment Economics
o General Sociology
*For complete curriculum, check the RTU website.
"The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."
Scholarships for students who are already attending the University of Reading.
The University of Amsterdam aims to attract the world’s brightest students to its international classrooms. Outstanding students from outside the European Economic Area can apply for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship.
* The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than Riga Technical University.