WEBINAR Series: Education

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On 28 May, we invite you to a joint chamber webinar 2020: the Year of Truth for Latvian Higher Education. Breaking old Ways of Thinking to Create New Opportunities” that will be led by MBA, Ph.D. Claudio A. Rivera 


Latvian universities are experiencing substantial changes and disruption: some long-awaited like the governance reform, some unexpected like COVID. Their capacity to adapt to the new reality will be key for their sustainability and, more importantly, for creating new opportunities for their students and for Latvia.

Claudio A. Rivera will present some reflections about this exciting context. Some of the topics to cover:

– New trends and new paradigms in University education
– The expected Latvian higher education reform: real facts, new opportunities
– Challenges related to COVID crisis
– RBS strategy for COVID and beyond


MBA, Ph.D. Claudio A. Rivera –  RTU Riga Business School Associate Professor in Leadership and Director of the RBS Bachelor Programs (established in cooperation with the University of New York at Buffalo and BI Norwegian Business School). He is also the Lead of the Foreign Investors Council Education Work Group and hold several board positions. Claudio grew up in Argentina but has been based in Latvia since 2004.

Claudio has a long track of experience in teaching, public speaking, consulting and research. He has also successfully founded several educational ventures as GoBeyond and Agenskalns Student Hall. As a professor, Claudio has been teaching in several countries in Europe, Latin America and Africa. He has published extensively, including five books as author and co-author.

His main areas of interests are youth development, social entrepreneurship, servant leadership and poverty alleviation through management education.


Date & time: Thursday, 28 May 2020 at 13:00
Admission: Free of charge for ILCC members, 20 EUR for non-members

These webinars are on Zoom platform and advertised on our website and social channels.
Upon registration please indicate your personal e-mail address and telephone number. Joining instructions for the webinar will be sent on the day of the webinar directly to those who have been registered.
If there are additional topics that you would like us to cover, please let us know via events@icham.lv and we will do our best to assist.

May 28 2020


Date: 28 May, 2020
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cost: Free - 20EUR
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British Chamber of Commerce in Latvia
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