Business Studies in English

Business Studies in English - ONLINE

Level
Postgraduate Programs
ONLINE Studies
Duration
1 year
Language
EN
Obtained title
Certificate of completion postgraduate studies
Mode
Online

About program

Program objectives

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.

 

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.

The curriculum is focused on understanding the terminology and phraseology of the business language , understand the basics of business , the acquisition of business skills, comprehension and analysis of specialized texts , as well as mastering the principles, forms and styles of various texts prepared for the needs of businesses. Lectures expanding specialist terminology and knowledge of the basics of management , finance, marketing and law.

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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Kierownik studiów

PhD Halina Wiśniewska

Halina Wiśniewska is a graduate of Warsaw University. She holds an MA degree in English Philology and a PhD degree in Linguistics. She also completed studies in the field of Human Resources Management in a Company and Professional Coaching at Kozminski University.

Program

Framework curriculum

TEACHERS

Our language teachers were highly evaluated by a group of professors, experts from the Language Division of the European Council, who, after their visit at the University, wrote that the level of teaching and the program itself can be a model for other universities (”Poland: Experts’ Report”).

Using content and language integrated learning (CLIL) our lecturers emphasize both business content and specific business terminology and phraseology .

This program 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 .
  • Modern Business Communication – Cultural Diversity and Social Media Challenges
  • Business and Corporate Culture - Corporate Culture, Business Etiquette, Cross-cultural Issues
  • Business Skills - Business Presentations and Meetings
  • Negotiations
  • Case Studies
  • Introduction to Management
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Introduction to Law
  • Integration Course
  • Seminar
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Organization of classes

The program 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

Community

Our lecturers

PhD Halina Wiśniewska

Halina Wiśniewska is a graduate of Warsaw University. She holds an MA degree in English Philology and a PhD degree in Linguistics. She also completed studies in the field of Human Resources Management in a Company and Professional Coaching at Kozminski University.

PhD Dmytro Osiichuk
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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

Adiunkt w Katedrze Marketingu ALK. Autor licznych prac z zakresu zarządzania marką. Jego zainteresowania naukowe to przede wszystkim zarzadzanie marką (branding), międzynarodowy marketing i zagadnienia z pogranicza  marketingu i finansów. Pracował w niemieckiej firmie konsultingowej zeb/rolfes.schierenbeck.associates i w centrali Citibank Deutschland w dziale Marketing Research/ Market Intelligence.  Posiada bogate doświadczenie w nauczaniu, zdobywane na studiach licencjackich, magisterskich i podyplomowych, w języku angielskim, niemieckim i polskim. Prodziekan Kolegium Zarządzania.

Admission

Admission is based on the order of application.

XXVII edition - admission lasts till 15th of February 2022. The program is to start in March 2022. *

 

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

** This program is classified as postgraduate studies and there are separate regulations regarding the recognition of the diplomas of higher education issued in another countries, for candidates, who would like to continue the education in Poland on postgraduate level. Please check the details here in order to find out whether your diploma would need any additional recognition process to enable you to start a postgraduate/MBA progam in Poland: Click here

Certificates:

Students have an opportunity to take a certificate exam in English for Business from the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) (extra charge of about 450 PLN). LCCI examinations  are offered at two levels at the University in spring.

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Fees

Table of fees
Registration fee 250 zł
Price (possibility of payment in two installments each 3 050 zł ) 6 100 zł
Price with discount for Kozminski University graduates (possibility of payment in two installments each 2 745 zł) 5 490 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. ) 5 600 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.