Intro Webinar: Unveiling the 'Technology and AI for Executives' Programme

Monday, September 11, 2023, 17:30 – 18:30

Do you agree that in today's rapidly evolving world, keeping up with the latest technological advancements has become imperative for organizations and managers to remain competitive?

Are you looking to upgrade your understanding and knowledge of technologies, digital transformation, and AI?

Then apply for the SSE Riga programme Technology & AI for Executives which provides an exclusive opportunity to learn from industry experts and acquire the knowledge necessary to drive the organization forward in the digital age! The programme starts on October 11th.

AI programme

Join the free pre-programme info webinar to hear from the programme faculty, find out more about the content and ask your questions! Please register below to receive a reminder about the webinar.


17:30 Welcome 

17:35 Introduction to the programme by Rihards Garančs, SSE Riga Executive Education Managing Director

17:45 Glimpse into the programme content and concept

17:50 Introduction of other faculty members

18:00+ Q&A and further information

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Meet the Faculty of Technology & AI for Executives Programme

Igor Rodin, Partner Deloitte

Igor Rodin

Igor is partner in Deloitte AI and Data practice and lecturer in MBA and Executive MBA programs in Riga Business School and lecturer in Bachelor program in Riga Transport and Communications Institute; he teaches several courses, including AI and Strategy and Economics of AI, focusing at cross-section of AI technology and business transformation. He draws on his personal experience of large-scale deployments of AI with leading companies. His current projects in Deloitte include modernizing data infrastructure, building analytical and data platforms for large enterprises, industrializing artificial intelligence and analytics, developing and deploying AI strategies.

Edvins Elferts, Experienced Technology Consultant

Edvins Elferts

Edvins is a technical team lead working across the digital landscape. He is focusing on consulting and development of BI, Low Code, intelligent automation and AI solutions for clients in the Nordics. Edvins has 10 years of international experience in project management and digitalization, and with a deep understanding of operational excellence and change management in sectors such as healthcare, supply chain, FMCG, and education. Before recently returning to Latvia, he spent 7 years working in Australia & New Zealand with Siemens Healthineers being responsible for deployment of digital health platform, delivering digitalization and supply chain projects.

Edvins holds a BSc in Economics & Business from SSE Riga as well as numerious technical certifications related to data, analytics and AI domains.

Daniels Pavļuts, Multi-sector management professional

Daniels Pavluts

Daniels is a Latvian multi-sector management practitioner and over the course of his career has held a number of senior management positions in various industries and sectors, such as at Swedbank Latvia, Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Latvian Startup Association. He has also served as a two-time government minister of Latvia. Alongside his managerial work Daniels has consulted companies and governments in Latvia, Baltic countries, Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia, Moldova, and Kosovo. He has 15 years track record as business trainer and executive educator with Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, Riga Business School (RTU), RISEBA, BA School of Business and other education providers. His areas of expertise are effective negotiation and dispute resolution, adaptive leadership, change and transformation management, collaboration in organizations and building resilient management teams. 

Rihards Garancs, Managing Director, Executive Education; Faculty Member, SSE Riga

Rihards Garancs

Rihards is the Executive Education Managing Director at SSE Riga and lecturer in undergraduate and Executive MBA programmes across the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, Russia, and Hanken Executive Education in Helsinki. He is the Course Director of the Artificial Intelligence, Data Analysis and Business & Leadership Skills courses. He is also the Topic Lead for Digital Transformation at the SSE Riga Institute for Strategy.

Rihards runs a consulting practice that develops Business Intelligence, Data Strategy, Data & Digital capability building solutions; he helps companies & their employees advance in business analytics using the latest digital tools.

Rihards holds a double degree MBA in HEC Paris and National University of Singapore, a BSc in Economics & Business from SSE Riga as well as Data Science certification.

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