Issues of Evaluation of Management/Business Education: A Survey of Baltic Business Schools
In 2004, a survey was undertaken to establish how undergraduate management/business is being taught in the Baltic business schools (Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia). The author reports on the survey findings from three business schools: International School of Management (Lithuania), Latvian Business School, and Estonian Business School. The responses of undergraduate management educators indicate that, despite some indications of greater attention and increased interest in the quality of university teaching in the past decade, lecture and class discussion are the dominant teaching methods in undergraduate business education in Baltic States today. The teaching methods in these schools have changed very little over the past ten years, although many of the respondents indicated that they had changed their methods in the direction of innovative teaching projects, and almost third of respondents have taken a course to improve teaching effectiveness.
Keywords: Teaching methods, higher education, management/business education
Dr Vida Skudiene
Dean, Bachelor studies, International school of management