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.
•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.
•Economics for Managers
•Strategic Management in Creative Industries
•Company Formation and Development
•International Legal Environment of Business
•Marketing Management in Creative Industries
•Human Resource Management
•Creative Industries: Business Research
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
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.
•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.