The RU Executive MBA

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27.8.2020 : Welcoming a new MBA class

41 new students began their studies last Thursday. The RU MBA starts with an orientation programme which was now held in Hlégarður in Mosfellsbær in great summer weather. 

First day of teaching was on Saturday, at Reykjavik University. The kick-off session is Personal and professional development, this time with 1 meter distancing. 

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6.5.2020 : Executive MBA Introductory Meeting

Welcome to online introduction meeting for the MBA programme at Reykjavik University for the academic years 2020-2022. The meeting is online and will be held on May 6th between 12:00-13:00.

A link to the meeting

Please register here

In the meeting, the MBA Director, Programme Administrator and students will give a short presentation about the study.

Jóhanna Vernharðsdóttir, the MBA Programme Administrator is happy to give further information about the meeting and the programme:

Information about the MBA can be found on the web:

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22.3.2020 : MBA classes to be online for the rest of the term


This coming teaching weekend, MBA classes will be fully on-line and will remain so for the rest of this term. 


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Jón Magnús Kristjánsson

"The MBA programme at RU has exceeded all of my expectation. The quality of the teaching is exceptional."

Birna Helgadóttir

“We have had fantastic teachers who opened up our minds to new perspectives and ideas.”

Stefán Ari Stefánsson

"I am absolutely certain that what I have learned will help me to become not only a better leader but a more rounded person.”  

Þóra Jónsdóttir

Þóra Jónsdóttir

"Together we increase our knowledge, share our experience, and broaden our professional and personal network."

Pétur Þórhallsson

Pétur Þór Halldórsson

"The RU MBA has been of great benefit as various operations are becoming more and more global, more complex, and in fact more uncertain."

Sólveig Stefánsdóttir

Sólveig Stefánsdóttir

"The emphasis on case-study learning gives such a deeper, more practical knowledge. I know this will benefit me as I move forward in my career."


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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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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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