Research Institutions

Institute of Management Science


LiepU Institute of Management Sciences (IMS) started its work on the 1st of September 2008. The IMS aim is to develop management science in compliance with the present-day European and World research experience, accentuating introduction of innovations in different branches of national economy, with a special focus knowledge culture and innovations for sustainable economics in Latvia and Baltic States.

Institute of Management Sciences has a great research team with wide range practical, academic and research experience in the fields of Economics, Management, Marketing and Communication Sciences.

It focuses on three research areas:
• Business administration
• Public administration
• Educational management

Main research directions:
• Sustainable economic development at national and international level in terms of labour market migration, business development, quality of vocational education and promotion of entrepreneurial competences for youth
• Promotion of youth employment
• Youth career choices and issues of professional interests in the context of the labour market
• Foundation of innovative start-up enterprises. Their development challenges at an early stage of their development.
• Possibilities of development of entrepreneurship competences in the context of entrepreneurship education
• Local, national and sustainable context of social entrepreneurship
• Tourism in the Baltic Sea region; innovations, development, management
• Latvian public relations in the context of the small countries. Fake news, their identification and influence.
• Intellectual capital’s influence on development of organizations in the context of team work, employees’ motivation and satisfaction
• Educational management issues: educational management history in Latvia, quality management, organizational culture, teachers` motivation


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