EMBA Programme

EMBA Programme

The Executive MBA is a challenging, small, and exclusive programme that prepares you to take on new leadership challenges. Studying in the Executive MBA programme is also about sharing your knowledge and ideas with other participants and learning from each other.

We are determined to offer the best study experience and value in existing circumstances when fact-and-science based and development oriented mindset is more important than ever to successfully manage your business. Our experienced faculty will share their expertise to help you navigate through the time of growing uncertainty and the new business reality we are all currently facing. 

Quick Facts

The programme is designed especially for experienced managers and professionals.

Whilst we aim to run all modules in person, in our unprecedented times, where absolutely necessary, we may switch to online classes delivered in real-time ensuring interaction with faculty and classmates.

  • Two-year module-based programme
  • Eighteen course weeks
  • Module at the Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden
  • One module in Asia - Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia
  • Elective courses at SSE Stockholm and SSE Russia
  • English as the language of instruction
  • Up to 30 students admitted per year
  • Outstanding international applicants may be eligible for a 50% tuition fee scholarship
  • Accredited by the Latvian Ministry of Education and Science
  • Diploma of Executive Master of Business Administration issued by SSE Riga.



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 Executive MBA programme offered at SSE Riga combines a focus on intellectual rigor with serious business training in a format that permits business executives to continue their studies while working.

This two-year 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 programme involves professors from the UK, the USA, Sweden, Belgium, Spain, Australia, and Canada, as well as from the Baltic countries.

Our team of international lecturers consists of professors who have extensive teaching experience as well as achievements in applied research and consulting.


Networking Opportunities

During the SSE Riga Executive MBA programme the students will form a network with like-minded individuals that will last a lifetime. 

As an SSE Riga Alumna/Alumnus, the graduate will join the network of SSE Riga Alumni and even wider network of SSE in Stockholm and SSE in Russia - an extensive network of more than 15,000 graduates in leading positions in business and government spread around the globe.

The SSE Riga Executive MBA programme was launched in 2002 and as of today 367 individuals have been awarded an Executive MBA diploma from SSE Riga.


We are accepting applications for the Executive MBA programme on a rolling basis. Applications are reviewed as soon as they are received. 



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I truly enjoyed the world-class lecturers of diverse backgrounds from Scandinavia, Europe and the US. Each and every one of them had unique practical experiences to share with us as already experienced managers. 

— Janno Kuusk
Estonia, Class of 2016

My 10th grade teacher of economics told me that what you study in school for 3 years will be covered in a bachelor's degree in one course. In the Executive MBA courses, I have noticed that what I learned during my bachelor studies is covered in the first two hours. 

— Zeev Strutsovski
Estonia, Class of 2015

Diversity of experiences

The great diversity of backgrounds and traditions among the students and teaching staff is one of the most exciting aspects of studies at SSE Riga EMBA programme.
Inga Spriņķe
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