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27.9.2022 : MBA family day

Excellent day enjoyed by students and their families

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The social committees of cohorts 2023 and 2024 invited their families to visit the RU facilities. 

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16.9.2022 : Welcome to the class of ´24

Welcome to the class of ´24

We welcome our new students and look forward to working with them over the next two years.

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7.4.2022 : MBA class of 2022 visits MIT in Boston

Three day workshop is a part of the final project

MBA class of 2022 in Boston

The MBA class of 2022 is currently in Boston on a three day workshop as a part of their final project. The workshop is held at MIT premises, where the students get assistance from specialists from MIT DesignX and RU.

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Testimonials

Ingibjörg Lind Valsdóttir - MBA 2022- Freelance policy and management advisor and organizer of construction projects

Ingibjörg Lind Valsdóttir

"My MBA journey confirmed that whatever you do in life, people and communication are the key to well-being and success." 
Ingibjörg Lind Valsdóttir - MBA 2022- Policy and Management advisor and organizer of construction projects

Thomas George Alfred Perks - Data Consultant - MBA 2023

Thomas George Alfred Perks

"The MBA program draws on the best Icelandic and International business teachers to give students a practical skill set for effective leadership." 
Thomas George Alfred Perks - Data Consultant - MBA 2023

Ásdís Arna Gottskálksdóttir COO at Parity Creative House - MBA 2022

Ásdís Arna Gottskálksdóttir

"The programme is tailored to manager's leadership training and has strengthened my leadership skills for the future.”
Ásdís Arna Gottskálksdóttir COO at Parity Creative House - MBA 2022

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Yuet Tan Lau

The knowledge I got from the program is very practical and it will help me to further develop my career.  Yuet Tan Lau, Digital Marketing Project Manager - MBA 2023

Jökull Torfason Event Manager at the Iceland Symphony Orchestra - MBA 2022

Jökull Torfason

"I have acquired new skills, further developed my talents as a manager and forged lifelong friendships along the way.” Jökull Torfason
Event Manager at the Iceland Symphony Orchestra - MBA 2022

Arnar Mar Snorrason, Director of Market Development, Sæplast - MBA 2022

Arnar Már Snorrason

“The MBA programme at RU has been a fantastic journey where I have challenged my personal strengths and weaknesses.”

Arnar Már Snorrason Director of Market Development, Sæplast MBA 2022

Eydís Ýr Rosenkjær

"Overall, my MBA journey has been very pleasant and it's a lifetime journey that starts with the application."
Eydís Ýr Rosenkjær, Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Ormsson ehf

Eva Jónsteinsdóttir MBA 2021

Eva Jósteinsdóttir

“The program has been a fantastic opportunity to learn from a diverse group of people." 
Eva Jósteinsdóttir, COO - Chief Operating Officer, Center Hotels - MBA 2021

Dögg Hauksdóttir læknir og MBA 2021

Dögg Hauksdóttir

 “I was pleasantly surprised how much I still had to learn about team dynamics and development when I entered the MBA."
Dögg Hauksdóttir, obstetrician and gynecologist - MBA 2021

Brynjar Már Brynjólfsson - MBA 2021

Brynjar Már Brynjólfsson

“The MBA program has strengthened me as a person and as a future leader." 
Brynjar Már Brynjólfsson, Human Resource Manager, Isavia

Jón Magnús Kristjánsson

"The MBA programme at RU has exceeded all of my expectation. The quality of the teaching is exceptional." Jón Magnús Kristjánsson, MBA 2020  
Chief Executive Officer Heilsugæslan Urðarhvarfi and Heilsuvernd hjúkrunarheimili

Birna Helgadóttir

“We have had fantastic teachers who opened up our minds to new perspectives and ideas.”
Birna Helgadóttir, MBA 2020
Director of Logistics and Environment  Landspitali - the National University Hospital of Iceland


WHY MBA?

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MITx Final project & Boston trip

Student teams work with a selection of startups and apply an interdisciplinary venture design framework developed by the MIT DesignX innovation center at MIT.

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RU Department of Business Administration has been a member of the United Nations Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME) network since 2012.

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AMBA Accreditation

The RU MBA was the first Icelandic MBA programme to be awarded the AMBA accreditation in 2011. This means that the content of the RU MBA programme is monitored and continually strengthened.

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