Project Management




The master's study programme "Project Management" is designed in accordance with the project manager profession standard, international project management guidelines and project management development trends in the world.

The aim of the study programme is to develop students’ in-depth theoretical knowledge of project management and management, ensuring their application in practice, preparing competent project managers for practical, innovative and research work in the projects of various organisations.
The programme promotes the ability to identify factors that impact most on project success and explain project management profession’s suitability for strategy implementation  in order to effectively manage the realization of complex and dynamic projects.

The study programme is focused not only on the acquisition of knowledge, but mostly on the improvement of professional skills and development of competences in Project Management, which provides an opportunity to manage different types of projects in different sectors and sectors.

Degree awarded: Professional Master’s degree in Project Management and a Project Manager’s qualification
The language of studies: Latvian
Accreditations: until 2027
Credit points/ECTS



60 CP (90 ECTS) A professional Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent professional higher education in management, entrepreneurship, economics, finance or a related field
80 CP (120 ECTS) An academic Bachelor’s degree in management, entrepreneur-ship, economics, finance or a related field or an academic or professional degree

The accreditaion process of the study field is currently underway. At the end of this process a new accreditation term will take effect. 

Programme director

Inese Sluka
Telephone.: +371 67600688 +371 25773358 -
Mail: [email protected]

Programme  curriculum

Year 1 Year 2

Project Management Processes
Project Documentation and Information Environment
Management Psychology and Social Responsibility
Open Innovation and Creativity in Professional Work
Project Management Tools
Project Team Management
Finance and Project Cost Management
Project Communication Management
Project Quality and Change Management
Project Procurement and Contract Management
Project Management Methodologies
Project Management in an International Environment
Project Risk Management
Strategic Management
Contemporary Trends in Project Management
Personality development and public communication 
Internship "Project Laboratory"
Internship "Smulation" (only for 80 CP programme)

Programme and Portfolio Management
Research Methodology
Internship “Project Management Environment” (only for 80 CP programme)
Master Thesis

Applicants with previous non-professional education, additional to the basic program, are offered to acquire the introductory module in the form of distance learning (for an additional fee 1 CP-50 EUR):

Introductory module:

Theoretical Aspects of Economics (2CP)
Accounting and Finance (2CP)
Analysis and Statistics in Business (2CP)
Fundamentals of Strategic Management (2CP)
Business and marketing Fundamentals, Trends and Opportunities (2CP)
* RISEBA has the right to make adjustments to the content of the program items and the amount of hours up to 20%

Study methods

Various simulation games, case studies, problem solving and analytical research work are used in the study process. Project management is teamwork, the ability to structure and present the activities to be carried out, therefore the courses include various group work, communication and cooperation tasks.
The classes are conducted by both academics and industry professionals, thus facilitating the connection between theory and practice. During the study, various guest lectures of representatives of enterprises of the industry are provided.
During their studies, students have the opportunity to participate in international project management competitions, develop their business or project ideas in the creative business incubator of RISEBA, prepare project sufficiency for funding.
Students develop the ability to analyze the existing project management environment, to see the trends in the development of the profession and to develop proposals for the development of project management of the organization, not forgetting about the development of the competence of the project team.
Studies take place on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and every second or third Thursday evening from 18.00 to 21.10.

Carrer Opportunities

Graduates can work in the profession of Project Manager, be members of the project team or self-employed project managers in various industries.

Opportunities for study

Graduates can continue their doctoral studies or improve their professional qualifications-pass IPMA international project manager certification.

Self assessment reports of the Postgraduate study programme “Project Management”





2018./19. LV

2018./19. ENG

2019./20. LV

2019./20. ENG

Application process

Admission requirements 2020/2021

RISEBA main building

Address: 3 Meža Street, Riga, LV-1048 
Telephone: + 371 67 500 265
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