Modris OzoliƆš, Deputy Rector for Business Liaison and Development, Riga Technical University, Latvia

 

 

 

Personal Information:

Born:   August 11, 1962

Family status: Married

 

Education: 

 

09.1992 - 06.1996

Riga Business School at Riga Technical University
Degree: Master of Business Administration 1996

09.1993 - 12.1993

University of Ottawa, Canada
1 semester studies in MBA program

10.1985 – 06.1995

Riga Polytechnic Institute, Faculty of  Engineering Economics

Postgraduate studies

Degrees: Engineer – Researcher,  1988
Master of Science in Entrepreneurship 1995

09.1980 - 07.1985

Riga Polytechnic Institute, Faculty of  Engineering Economics

Degree: Higher degree in Engineering Economics, 1985

 

Administrative Work Experience

 

06.2011 – present

Deputy Rector, Business Liaison and Development at  the Riga Technical University, member of the Rector’s Council

09.2004 – present

Director of International Program Department of the Faculty of Engineering Economics and Management at the Riga Technical University

10.2004 – 10.2006

Director of Development and International Relations, Director of international Study program “International Finance and Banking” (part time), BA School of Business and Finance

09. 1999 –  02.2003

Project Director, Creating Capacity in Belarus in Business Education, Cooperative Project financed by the Eurasia Foundation (USA)

09.1997 – 05.2003

Director and Council Chairman of the Riga Business School at the Riga Technical University

06.1993 - 09.1997

Assistant Dean of the Faculty of Engineering Economics at the Riga Technical University

11.1985 - 10.1988

Research Assistant at the Riga Polytechnic Institute

06.1985 – 11.1985

Senior Engineer of the Transport Division of the Latvian Resort Administration

 

Pedagogical Experience:

 

09.2009 – present

Associate Professor of the Faculty of Engineering Economics and Management at the Riga Technical University

09.2007 – 12.2009

Researcher of the Faculty of Engineering Economics and Management at the Riga Technical University

09.1999 – 08.2004

Instructor at “Komercizglitibas centrs” Ltd

12.1999 – 09.2003

Associate Professor at the Riga Business School at the Riga Technical University (Marketing Management, Sales and Promotion)

05.1999

Visiting professor at the International Lecture Series at the University of Cobourg, Germany

01.1997 – 12.1999

Assistant Professor at the Riga Business School at the Riga Technical University (Marketing Management, Sales and Promotion)

09.1995 - present

Instructor at the International Transport Expeditor licensing program at the Ministry of Transportation

09.1993 – 06.2007

Assistant Professor at the Institute of Transport Economics and Organization at the Faculty of Engineering Economics at the Riga Technical University

10.1988 - 09.1993

Assistant Professor in the Department of Engineering Economics and Management at the Faculty of Engineering Economics at the Riga Technical University

 

Research and Consulting:

 

06. 2008 -present

Expert of the project “Developing and delivering innovative training modules for Baltic executives using an interdisciplinary approach to entrepreneurship and advanced technologies EEA Grant project Nr LV – 0040)

02. 2008 -12. 2008

Researcher at the project “Development of Entrepreneurial Research in Higher Education Institutions: Transfer of International Experience” (Project financed  by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia)

06. 2006 -06. 2007

Director of the project “Development and management of EU Structural Funds’ Projects”  (Project commissioned by ESF, Project No. 2006/0021/VPD/ESF/PIAA/05/APK/3.2.4.2/ 00320168)

11.2003 – 02.2004

Expert of “The National Program of Foreign Trade of Latvia (Project commissioned by the Ministry of Economics of the Republic of Latvia)

10.2002 – 04.2003

Director and expert of “Socio Economic Impact of “Baltic Pulp” on Economy of Latvia“ (Project commissioned by JP Development, Finland)

08.1999 - 11.1999

Expert  of “Investigation of the Benefits of United Baltic Economic Zone and its Influence on the Economy of Latvia when joining European Union” (in Latvian) (Project financed by the Ministry of Economics of the Republic of Latvia)

09. 1997 – 12. 1999

Expert of “Use and Application of Scientific Methods in the Evaluation of Country’s Export Potential and International Competitiveness.” (in Latvian)  (Project financed by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia)

10. 1997 – 12. 1998

Expert  of “Foreign Trade National Program of the Republic of Latvia” (Project financed by the United Nations Development Agency, project No. LAT/94/003-02TD97)

 

Membership on professional bodies

 

09.2002 – present

 

09.2010 - present

Board member in the Baltic Management Development Association (BMDA)

Advisor to the Board  in the Central and East European Management Development Association (CEEMAN)

10.2000 – 09.2010

Board member in the Central and East European Management Development Association (CEEMAN)

09.1989 – present

Council member of the Faculty of Engineering Economics at the Riga Technical University

 

Languages      Latvian, English, Russian

 

Other Skills:   Proficient in Windows and office programs

 

 

 

 




PART-FINANCED BY THE EUROPEAN UNION
(European Regional Development Fund)