|Study location||Latvia, Riga (online)|
|Type||Short duration course, distance learning|
|Nominal duration||4 weeks (1.5 ECTS)|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Applications are accepted from the following territories (based on citizenship): Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan.
Eligible candidates are professionals from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.
As a substitute to a test, other proof of language proficiency may be provided (e.g. confirmation by current employer).
At least 1 reference(s) should be provided.
The reference should be sought from a current employer.
At least 2 years of professional experience in the public sector, non-governmental organisation or academia;
A successful Project Manager must simultaneously manage the four basic elements of a project: resources, time, money, and scope. These elements are all interrelated, each must be managed effectively and all must be managed together if the project, and the project manager, is to have a successful outcome. The course will cover the project lifecycle and its application from inception to completion and delivery. Because of these factors, projects are now an essential process in business.
The course will be taught by Waleed Gumaa. He has been a lecturer for the last 12 years, teaching various Business and Project Management courses and a strong management background coupled with consulting experience throughout some of globe’s leading organisations for over 17 years. Waleed has experience in consulting and management in a wide spectrum of industries ranging from Aviation, Finance, Technology, Recruitment, Government and Education, and this serves to strengthen what he brings; the practical aspects to the classroom to the benefit of the students.
He holds an M.B.A. in International Business & Strategy from Bayes Business School, London, UK complemented by a B.A. in International Relations from Clark University, Massachusetts, USA as well as specialised courses from Harvard and SOAS in global interdependence and development economics.
Currently he is the director of Master Programmes at the Riga Graduate School of Law, Riga, Latvia, where he is responsible for 6 Master programmes. He teaches 5 courses on various business topics. He is also a guest faculty member at the Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg Mannheim, Germany, Faculty of Transport and Logistics where he delivers lectures on business Strategy.
Each month has its own designated specialisation such as European Union Law, Good Governance or European Political Economy, etc. The students may only complete one course.
Each course has 32 teaching hours consisting of lectures and seminars. Within each course, the selected participants will undergo intensive studies and earn 1.5 ECTS credit points upon passing the exam.
Course sessions will take place on specified days via the Zoom platform. In total, the participants will meet about three times a week. All course participants will also have access to the RGSL study portal, where course materials will be available.
Participants are expected to fulfil the assignments as well as pass an exam upon completion of the course.