Dean of the Faculty of Engineering Economics and Management Professor Dr. oec. Elīna Gaile-Sarkane:
Since 2013 the Faculty of Engineering Economics and Management has been ranked among 1000 world's best business schools and universities by an international rating Eduniversal, being included in the 3 Palmes league, which comprises excellent business schools with reinforcing international influence in business and management education. There are 5 Palmes of Excellence leagues overall.
Excellent ranking was also received within Eduniversal international Masters study program rating. Three Masters study programs implemented by the Faculty of Engineering Economics and Management were ranked among the world's best – «Administration of Customs and Taxes», «Civil Construction and Real Estate Management» and MBA program «Innovations and Entrepreneurship». At the same time, Masters study programs «Business Finance» and «Economics» were ranked among 200 best university programs in economics and finance in Eastern Europe.
A professional of the 21st century is a crossdisciplinary specialist. The studies at the Faculty of Engineering Economics and Management have a clear interdisciplinary character. Every faculty student obtains integrated entrepreneurial competencies. Study process is oriented towards learning by doing or learning by developing, and establishment of an integrated theoretical knowledge base. The Faculty implements a study course «New Product Design and Development Methodology», within which students develop competencies in new product design and technology transfer.
Students also participate in the work of entrepreneurship camp Cambridge Venture Camp, where students develop their business ideas, raise start-up financing and establish spin-off enterprises.
The Faculty participates in the UN initiative Principles of Responsible Management Education – PRME, paying particular attention to the principles of responsible education and integrating them in the aims, values, methods, study process, science and research, partnerships and social dialogue.