Executive MBA in English 

Contact: 
Agnieszka Marciniuk

International Relations Manager


Contact: 
Aneta Małkowska

Educational Initiatives Manager


 

The first semester of the program is ON-LINE ready. If necessary, classes can be delivered in a virtual environment.

 

Take an advantage of tuition fee discount until 30.06.2020 - Early bird discount: 1000 PLN

 

 

During 18 months of intensive classes based on workshops, live discussions, and advisory sessions, the program participants will delve through all dimensions of the duties and responsibilities of modern executives.

Hands-on projects, business simulations based on state-of-the-art solutions (software and databases), presentations, exams, and – most importantly – a comprehensive consulting project should equip the participants with a cutting-edge toolkit capable of advancing their careers or bringing pending business projects to fruition.

 

SUBJECTS AND SCHEDULE  

  • Orientation-Information Session
  • Self and Team Management, and Taking Responsibility for the Decisions Made

Module I: Fundamental Managerial Knowledge

Explore the trends shaping the economy of today. Learn about their consequences for your business across financial and managerial domains. Gain a strong grasp of corporate finance, strategic reporting, marketing, quantitative, and analytical techniques. Enhance your negotiation skills.

  • Managerial Economics
  • Management Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Business Statistics
  • Management
  • Civil and Commercial Law
  • Marketing
  • Negotiations

Module II: Strategic and Tactical Management

Draft a plan for managing all company resources. Understand and reverse-engineer the sources of competitive advantage. Explore the key value drivers and conduct a comprehensive analysis of a business performance record. Draw a timeline for important strategic decisions and equip yourself with an adequate toolkit to execute them.

  • Strategic Management
  • E-business Strategies
  • HRM Strategies
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Strategic Negotiations
  • Simulation Business Game

Module III: Actionable Leadership

Learn to navigate disruptive transformations. Design a digitalization strategy for your company. Hone your team management skills. Learn how to convert personal leadership capital into a competitive advantage for your company. Appreciate the role of trust and ethics in modern agile management structures. Come up with improvements to internal communication systems.

  • Leadership
  • Change Management
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Emotional Intelligence – Personal Leadership Asset
  • Digital Transformation
  • Building Strategic Advantage Through Ethical Behavior and Trust
  • Networking
  • Professional Public Presentation

Module IV: International Perspective

Get an international perspective on contemporary managerial issues. Learn to leverage intercultural differences. Familiarize yourself with business practices from international industry leaders.

  • International Strategy
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Intercultural Leadership
  • Company Visit

Module V: Consulting Project

Time to reflect on the upcoming business opportunities, on a pivotal project which will take your career to the next level. A plan for a new venture, a buyout, important operational restructurings, M&A... Your plans and assumptions will be confronted and reviewed by a panel of industry experts (with confidentiality guaranteed).

Total number of teaching hours: 580* (including 92 hours of online classes)
* one teaching hour = 45 minutes

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION 

The program finishes with a written final project covering a solution to a specific management problem. The diploma project is developed in groups of 3-4, and is to be defended before an examination board. An additional condition to finish the studies is to pass all courses taught during three semesters of the program.

 

During the residential week in Berlin, participants attend a range of courses taught by the leading faculty of ESCP Business School. The goal is to offer the participants an international perspective on entrepreneurship, strategy, and innovation - factors that create industry champions.

During the residential week, participants visit two companies in order to explore the best managerial practices, learn about their competitive advantages, and understand the challenges they face.

Companies visited in the previous editions of Executive MBA:

  • 2017 - BMW Motorcycles and hub:raum
  • 2018 - APX Axel Springer Porsche, Talentwunder, KORSCH AG
  • 2019 - Bridgemaker and IC!Berlin.

Courses to be taken:

  • International Strategy
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Intercultural leadership

Participants receive a recognized credential from ESCP Business School: a certificate of completion of the International Management and Entrepreneurship program.

 

 

 

The program ends with a consulting project. Projects are prepared in groups of 3-4 participants, which encourages networking and the formation of cross-industry interdisciplinary managerial teams capable of delivering complex business solutions.
Projects are prepared under the supervision of an experienced faculty member. Along the way, participants have an opportunity to receive several opinions on multiple aspects of their project. At the end of the program, projects are defended in front of a panel of experts.

Any important tactical or strategic business decision taken at a senior level requires a thorough analysis and discussion. While some nurture the idea of finalizing finalizing some new business ventures, others manage complex hierarchical corporate structures requiring multi-level implementation procedures and reaching a consensus to bring any large-scale business project to fruition. The structure of the Consulting Project module makes it possible to accommodate the specificity of any and every business environment.

 

Those willing to expand their academic background and obtain a recognized credential from Kozminski University may choose to extend their studies by taking one additional semester which covers the curriculum of the Master in Management program.


Master in Management is a rigorous academic program run by Kozminski University. It is organized in the form of a graduate-level degree program. Normally, the studies last 4 semesters. However, Executive MBA students would need to complete only one semester of additional studies to qualify for the degree.

Courses to be taken:

  • Research Methods: Qualitative and Quantitative
  • Dissertation Seminar
  • New Product Development Process
  • Design Thinking in Innovation Processes & Innovative research techniques

 

Master's Dissertation

The Master in Management program ends with a defense of a master’s dissertation – an academic project prepared under the supervision of an experienced KU faculty member. Methodological correctness and academic rigor are the primary distinguishing features of a master’s dissertation.

Following a successful defense of the dissertation and the completion of all mandatory courses, the graduates will be awarded the Master in Management degree.

SCHEDULE 

The program lasts 3 semesters.

Classes take place once or twice a month, on:

  • Thursdays, 13:45 - 20:30
  • Fridays, 12:00 - 20:30
  • Saturdays, 8:45 - 15:45

CLASSES DURING THE FIRST SEMESTER

  • 15-17.10.2020
  • 19-21.11.2020
  • 10-12.12.2020
  • 14-16.01.2021
  • 11-13.02.2021
  • 04-06.03.2021
  • 18-20.03.2021
MonthNumber of sessions
October1
November1
December1
January1
February1
March2
AprilResidential week - Berlin
May1
June2
July1
AugustFree
September1
October2
November1
December1
January1
MarchFinal project defense
February - June Additional semester for Master in Management students *
June or JulyMaster's dissertation defense
Total number of sessions17
* optional

 

 

 

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