Business Studies in English

Business Studies in English

Level
Postgraduate Programs
Duration
1 year
Language
EN
Obtained title
Certificate of completion postgraduate studies
Mode
W weekend

About the programme

Programme objectives

In case of pandemic restrictions, we’re prepared to conduct classes online.

The Course is aimed at acquisition of specialized knowledge and skills needed to function in an English-speaking business environment as well as at preparation of teachers and lecturers to teach Business English.

The curriculum is focused on understanding the terminology and phraseology of business English, understanding the fundamentals of business, acquisition of key business skills, comprehension and analysis of specialized texts , as well as mastering the principles, forms and styles of selected business texts. Lectures concentrate on business terminology and on acquiring basic knowledge of business processes and mechanisms, management, finance, banking and marketing and law.

The purpose of the studies is the acquisition by students of specialized knowledge and skills needed to function in an English-speaking business environment as well as the preparation of teachers and lecturers to teach Business English.  

Target audience

  • Students with a good knowledge of general English who want to acquire language skills in Business English
  • Those planning to work for multinational companies
  • Teachers / Lecturers of English interested in business English
  • Graduates of English Philology and Applied Linguistics who intend to teach business English

 

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Head of studies and programme coordinators

PhD Halina Wiśniewska

Dr Halina Wisniewska is a lecturer, a business trainer and a coach. She graduated from Warsaw University with an MA diploma in English Philology and a PhD degree in Humanities. She obtained diplomas in Human Resources Management and Professional Coaching from Kozminski University. She also completed a Business Cultural Trainer course in IH London.  She specializes in issues related to intercultural global workplace and SM communication.

Why to choose us?

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Programme

Framework curriculum

This programme is a typical example of the so-called Content and Language Integrated Learning, which is a leading method of learning English for Specific Purposes  at an advanced level in Europe and around the world.

  • Fundamentals of Business - lectures and workshops; the course includes the following areas: management, market research, promotion and marketing, production, distribution, transportation, retailing, consumer protection, corporate structure, types of companies, employment, CSR and business ethics .
  • Finance and Banking - lectures and workshops; the course includes the types and functions of money, the types of banks, banking, finance, accounting, insurance, taxes, and stock exchange
  • Business Writing – workshops; the course covers the content, form, organization and style of business documents: business letters, reports, proposals, memoranda, leaflets, notices, meeting minutes .
  • Business Communications
  • Business Skills - Business Presentations and Meetings
  • Negotiations
  • Case Studies
  • Introduction to Management
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Introduction to Law
  • Integration Course
  • Seminar

The total number of teaching hours : 182 * (with assessment). * One teaching hour = 45 minutes

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Organization of classes

The programme lasts for two semesters.

Classes are held once or twice a month :

Saturday - 8.45-15.45

Sunday - 8.45-15.45

The total number of teaching hours : 182 * (with assessment). * One teaching hour = 45 minutes

Two sessions in the semester might be remote.

Sessions planned in the first semester:

05-06.10.2024

26-27.10.2024 online

23-24.11.2024

14-15.12.2024 online

25-26.01.2025

08-09.02.2025

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Our lecturers

PhD Halina Wiśniewska

Dr Halina Wisniewska is a lecturer, a business trainer and a coach. She graduated from Warsaw University with an MA diploma in English Philology and a PhD degree in Humanities. She obtained diplomas in Human Resources Management and Professional Coaching from Kozminski University. She also completed a Business Cultural Trainer course in IH London.  She specializes in issues related to intercultural global workplace and SM communication.

PhD Dmytro Osiichuk

Dmytro Osiichuk, PhD, is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Finance at Kozminski University. His research interests and business expertise revolve around corporate finance with a particular focus on the practical and methodological issues in the domain of corporate valuation, governance, mergers & acquisitions, and alternative investments. Dr Osiichuk participated in specialized conferences and wrote several research papers in the area of financial management and corporate finance (including in JCR journals). Dr Osiichuk teaches undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate courses in financial instruments and financial risk management, portfolio analysis, and corporate valuation. While working at Kozminski University, Dr Osiichuk was also a member of the team responsible for the development of the graduate program in finance and accounting. He is also a co-creator of the postgraduate Management Program in Corporate Finance, which offers general training in corporate finance for non-finance business professionals.

mgr Wojciech Bagiński
Phd Szymon Wierciński

Badacz Internetu, społeczności, wykładowca. Doświadczony trener i konsultant w obszarze tworzenia modeli biznesowych, strategii wzrostu, rozwoju poprzez innowacje, tworzenia start-upów oraz spin-offów dla nowych rynków, produktów i biznesów. Posiada 10-letnie doświadczenie w realizacji projektów doradczych i prowadzeniu warsztatów dla pracowników firm takich jak: Agito, Bakoma, Euro RTV, OleOle, Nestle Polska, Aviva, Fox, Next.pl, Leroy Merlin, Benefit System, Grupa RMF oraz szeregu firm z obszaru e-commerce.

Współwłaściciel i założyciel przedsięwzięć start-upowych z obszaru e-commerce i health care.

Wykładowca akademicki w katedrze Strategii Akademii Leona Koźmińskiego oraz University of Bradford, ESC Rennes School of Business, a także kierownik projektów badawczych w dziedzinie tworzenia nowych rynków.

Jest autorem publikacji w dziedzinie strategii i innowacji oraz innowacyjnych wdrożeń strategii społecznie odpowiedzialnych. 

Prof. Paweł Krzyworzeka
PhD Krzysztof Chmielewski

Assistant professor at the Chair of Marketing at Kozminski University. Author of numerous works on brand management. His main scientific interests include brand management (branding), international marketing and issues on the borderline of marketing and finance. He worked at a German consulting firm zeb/rolfes.schierenbeck.associates and at the head office of Citibank Deutschland in Marketing Research / Market Intelligence.  He has extensive teaching experience gained at undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels in English, German and Polish. Vice Dean of the College of Management. 

Admission

Admission is based on the order of application.

XXX edition - admission lasts till September, 29th, 2024. The program is to start in October 2024. *

 

The postgraduate Business Studies in English program can be completed after passing all exams during the studies. Final verification of knowledge and language skills will be conducted through final tests in two leading subjects (1)Fundamentals of Business (with elements of Finance and Banking) and (2)Business Writing. In addition, students will be expected to write an essay on a business topic and to prepare and deliver a formal presentation

  • Completed application form
  • Copy of the diploma**
  • 1 Photograph and a photograph in electronic JPEG format
  • National ID or passport
  • Payment slip for the amount of the admission fee
  • Copy of your current insurance policy for medical expenses and accidents
  • Additional requirement: English language level - B2/C1

**a copy of one’s diploma of higher education - degree diploma at least on Bachelor level or higher; in case of the diplomas issued outside Poland the candidates are kindly asked to provide also a copy of the diploma suplement (transcript of records) and an official translation of both the diploma and the supplement into English.

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General information
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Registration

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Tuition fee
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Fees

Table of fees
Registration fee 250 zł
Price (possibility of payment in two installments each 3 600 zł ) 7 200 zł
Price with discount for Kozminski University graduates (possibility of payment in two installments each 2 970 zł) 6 480 zł
Price with discount for payment in full in one installment (The offered discounts (for Kozminski University Graduates, discount for payment in full and any other discounts do not cumulate. ) 6700 zł

Admission fee should be transferred to the following account: Akademia Leona Koźmińskiego 03-301 Warszawa, ul. Jagiellońska 57/59 BANK PEKAO SA w Warszawie 20 1240 1024 1111 0010 1646 0637

Tuition should be paid to an individual account number provided in during admission to the program.

Anyone interested in receiving an INVOICE, please contact Ms. Agnieszka Fabiańska e-mail: agaf@kozminski.edu.pl

In case of an insufficient number of candidates the program might not begin.