Strategy and Innovation Management Major on the Master in Management Program

ABOUT THE PROGRAM 

The Strategy and Innovation Management major on the Master in Management Program was designed to provide students with the latest knowledge of key trends shaping modern business development and cutting-edge practical skills regarding company strategy and the design and implementation of innovations in the organizations. Students will develop practical skills allowing them to analyze changes and opportunities in a dynamic business environment and come up with ideas for new products, services and processes. Students will learn about potential company strategy in rapidly changing business environment, new products and services development models, as well as discover examples of their implementation through practical projects. The course aims to prepare future managers who understand the role of sustainable development, who are able to craft and implement company development strategy and build the culture of change, innovation and social responsibility in their companies. This course is supported by business partners, leading companies in their sector and firms helping to deploy and scale new ventures – startups.

The Master in Management Program is designed to meet global market demand for qualified graduates with a wide range of business skills, a knowledge of analytical tools, and the ability to apply them in a market context.

Graduates receive a Master in Management diploma. Additionally they get a diploma's supplement stating which major the student finished. Students are encouraged to participate in international exchange programs offered by the university so as to master the skills that are necessary to work in a multicultural environment.

Partners of the program:

UNIQUE VALUES  

  • Prestigous university: In 2019 Kozminski University ranked 42nf in the Global Masters in Management Ranking published by "Financial Times"
  • Latest theoretical knowledge and practical skills related to company strategy and innovation development and implementation.
  • A special emphasis on case studies, student projects and tasks from business partners
  • Opportunity to develop students’ own ideas with a support of the University and its business partners
  • Strategic, holistic approach to innovation management, starting from the idea generation, through financing, to implementation and scaling.
  • Learning about new trends related to innovation management and how to build organizational culture of innovation

THE PROGRAM'S LEADER 

Łukasz Kowalik, Ph.D. – expert in marketing communication, innovation and change management. Consultant supporting West Pomerania Employer Association, Venture Partner at Simpact.VC supporting go-to-market strategies and programs of portfolio companies. Earlier for over 18 years a manager at Intel Corporation responsible for PR, marketing communication and sales partner programs in CEE and EMEA region. He holds Ph.D. degree in the Economics and works as Assistant Professor at Kozminski University.

Contact information:
Łukasz Kowalik, Ph.D.
Leader of the Major

WHAT YOU GAIN FROM YOUR STUDIES? 

  • An interesting and engaging course linking latest theory with a practical
  • Diploma in Strategy and Innovation Management at Kozminski University, a leading business school in Central-Eastern Europe
  • Ability to develop and scale your own business ideas
  • Ability to build and reinforce personal network of business contacts
  • Knowledge of leading strategic concepts and current research findings
  • Skills and tools needed for successful formulation, evaluation, and implementation of new competitive strategies
  • Ability to handle complex business challenges within a budget and time limits
  • Communication and negotiation skills (public presentations, teamwork, multi-party and multi-cultural negotiations, outside-the-box thinking)
  • Knowledge regarding managing people in national and international contexts
  • Effective communication with clients and an understanding of the basics of international commercial contracts

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AFTER YOUR STUDIES 

After graduating from the major in Strategy and Innovation Management in English in English, you can work on all positions related to company strategy, new business development and innovativeness:

  • New Business Development Manager
  • Corporate Strategy Planning Specialist
  • Business Analyst
  • New Project/Product/Service Lead
  • In-house Startup Lead
  • Founder & CEO of own venture / startup
  • New job opportunities which do not exist today but will be created in the future

SELECTED COURSES 

    • Strategic management for growth: value innovation and capture
    • Design Thinking in Innovation Processes & Innovative research techniques
    • Strategy & Innovation Lab: company-based project
    • Designing Innovative Organizations
    • Strategic negotiations: multiparty & multicultural challenge
    • Strategy of Innovation – Case Studies
    • New Product Development Process
    • Mergers & Acquisitions
    • Business Model Innovation: traditional vs. open innovation
    • Change management & digitalization
    • Marketing strategies for disruptive environments
    • Designing Innovative Organizations

CLASS SCHEDULE

  • Full-time programs

Classes take place from Monday to Friday in the morning and in the afternoon.

TUITION AND FEES 

First year students of the programs conducted in English will be able to obtain a scholarship for one year of 7 500 PLN. The scholarship is provided monthly, as 10 deductions of 750 PLN from the tuition fee amount. More information on how to obtain the scholarship you can find by clicking the above banner.

Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange announced second edition of Scholarship Programme addressed to foreign Master programs applicants. More information and contact details here.

Master's Program in Management (full-time)

I year - tuition per semester II year - tuition per semester
Tuition per semester paid in full (PLN)
11 900 PLN 12 500 PLN
Tuition per semester in 5 installments (PLN)
5 x 2 400 PLN 5 x 2 520 PLN

Tuition per semester paid in full (EUR)
2770 EUR* 2910 EUR*
Tuition per semester in 5 installments (EUR*)
5 x 560 EUR* 5 x 590 EUR*

Admission fee: 100 PLN / 24 EUR*


* Exchange rates according to NBP table of 2020-02-03: 1 EUR = 4,301 PLN
PRICES IN PLN ARE APPLIED. If you pay in EURO please note that payments in EUR are recalculated into PLN according to the exchange rate of Millennium Bank based on the day of receipt of payment to the Kozminski University bank account. Check current exchange rate.

Master's Program in Management (part-time)

I year - tuition per semester II year - tuition per semester
Tuition per semester paid in full (PLN)
9 400 PLN 9 900 PLN
Tuition per semester in 5 installments (PLN)
5 x 1 900 PLN 5 x 2 000 PLN

Tuition per semester paid in full (EUR)
2 190 EUR* 2 310 EUR*
Tuition per semester in 5 installments (EUR*)
5 x 450 EUR* 5 x 470 EUR*

Admission fee: 100 PLN / 24 EUR*


* Exchange rates according to NBP table of 2020-02-03: 1 EUR = 4,301 PLN
PRICES IN PLN ARE APPLIED. If you pay in EURO please note that payments in EUR are recalculated into PLN according to the exchange rate of Millennium Bank based on the day of receipt of payment to the Kozminski University bank account. Check current exchange rate.