Second-cycle programme in management, specialty in Business and Finance Management aims to develop competencies necessary for the career in specialized and management positions in the management system, as middle and top-level managers, analysts, advisers, and consultants in commercial or public organizations, as well as for operating their own business. Completion of this programme will prove especially beneficial to persons interested in pursuing a career in organizations with foreign investment, both because of English as the language of instruction and as a result of received training in navigating global socio-economic space. This programme has been prepared for graduates from first- and second-cycle programmes in the fields of management, economy, finance, from faculties of economy and engineering, law and administration, psychology, sociology, and other.
The programme is individualized by adapting its content to changing demands of social and economic activities and to student expectations arising from the changing job market. Current important economic problems and approaches to resolving them are integrated into the curriculum.
A good command of English is required for undertaking studies on this programme.
The minimum sum total of ECTS points of this programme is 120. All compulsory courses amount to 94 ECTS of this total sum.
Student academic societies
Chair in Management in Tourism houses two academic societies: Horizom Tourist Academic Society for students interested in tourism management and KN Managerów Sportu for those interested in sports management. Institute of Economics, Finance and Management is home to Strategist Academic Society, where students can gain experience in the field of management by participating in the cooperation with Hungarian Heller Farkas Academic Society, organizing conferences, trainings, workshops, and meetings with business professionals. Being an active academic societies’ member is a unique opportunity to partake in numerous original projects, including international, and can be a good way to take part in cooperation with businesses where members can gain valuable professional experience.
Graduates are equipped with advanced, specialised theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of management and related, in particular about problems of enterprises and public sector institutions, and the value of their correct operation. Graduates can perform a critical analysis, interpretation, and assessment of phenomena and management processes in various scales, appraisal of environmental impact on those phenomena (processes), and they can prepare and execute managerial, strategic decisions. They can organise teamwork and be team leaders, as well as efficiently communicate, negotiate, and persuade, also employing their fluency in English. Graduates are well-prepared for pursuing a career in specialized and managerial positions in the management system, as middle and top-level managers, analysts, advisers, and consultants in commercial or public organizations, as well as for operating their own business. They are particularly equipped for undertaking employment in organizations with foreign investment.
Upon graduation from the Business and Finance Management specialty, students will be prepared for working as specialized managers of middle and top level in private sector and in public administration. They can pursue a career as independent professionals, such as analysts or advisors. They will demonstrate knowledge and skills required for operating a business and the ability to navigate global socio-economic space.
Access to further study
Graduates from the Business and Finance Management programme can undertake third-cycle (doctoral) and post diploma programmes in social sciences and related fields. They are also fully equipped for continuing education towards obtaining qualifications for practising in highly specialised professions.
Upon graduation, students are fluent in business English at the C1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, including specialised vocabulary from the field of management.
Candidates will be placed on the ranking list according to their registration date and time within the scheduled registration period.
The application fee is 20 USD (or 75 PLN, or 18 EUR). The fee is paid separately for each registration and each registration has its own bank account number assigned for the payment.
Tuition fee for EU citizens: none
Tuition fee for non-EU citizens:
- tuition for the first year: 8 800 PLN (approx. 2 700 USD)
- tuition for the second year: 8 800 PLN (approx. 2 700 USD)
Tuition is paid in the amount for one semester, no later than by the first day of classes.
Phone: +48 12 664 56 82
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