MBA Creative Industries Management

BA School of Business and Finance

Program Description

MBA Creative Industries Management

BA School of Business and Finance

MBA Creative Industries Management

First, and at the moment, the only study programme in the Baltic countries, that prepares managers for the creative industry companies.

Creative companies – companies which are building upon humans’ creative activities, skills and talents (from the creation and realization of idea, till its publishing) and which have a great potential in the development of national economy. It contains architecture, advertisement, art and culture industries, design (including fashion, graphical design and decorative art), films, computer games and interactive software, music, new media, publishing, radio and television etc.

On November 25, 2009, the programme has been accredited for 6 years.

The Master in Creative Industries Management program aims to train qualified managers who are able to inspire creation of product with a high added value in the creative industry companies and to ensure its long-term competitiveness in the international market.

Program advantages

•First and at the moment the only study programme in the Baltic countries, which prepares managers for the creative industry companies;


•Interdisciplinary programme, which involves business administration, management, art, technology and development aspects of creative personality;


•Collaboration among highly qualified lecturers and practitioners businessmen and managers of BA School of Business and Finance, Art Academy of Latvia and Latvian Academy of Culture in the realization of study programme;


•Usage of innovative approach in entrepreneurship;


•Alumna Association: friends and potential business partners in Latvia and abroad;


•High competitiveness in the international market.

Study courses

Compulsory courses:

•Economics for Managers
•Strategic Management in Creative Industries
•Company Formation and Development
•International Legal Environment of Business
•Intellectual property
•Marketing Management in Creative Industries
•Financial Management
•Human Resource Management
•Project Management
•Innovation Management
•Creative Thinking
•Creative Industries: Business Research
•Intercultural Communication
•Creative Practice


Selective Mandatory courses:

•Strategical Communication and Public Relations in the Creative Economics
•Business Administration in Design Industry
•Business Administration in Art Industry
•Business Administration in New Media and Film Industry
•Information Technologies and Systems

Career Opportunities

The course prepares you for a wide range of roles within the creative industries, where creative thinking in a professional
management context is prerequisite.


It is also appropriate for those who wish to focus on using creativity to generate exciting and valuable products in entrepreneurial business that understands the added value creativity and innovation.

Enrollment conditions

•The programme is designed for persons holding professional Bachelor in social sciences, the arts and the humanities and/or 2nd level higher professional qualification in social sciences, the arts and the humanities or other sciences or


•Academic Bachelor in social sciences, the arts and the humanities or other sciences.

Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
Duration
Duration
18 - 30 months
Full time
Price
Price
5,550 EUR
Information
Deadline
Start date Sept. 2017
Place
Latvia Riga
Application deadline Request Info
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Duration 18 - 30 months
Price 5,550 EUR
1,5 years, 6,120 EUR - 2,5 years