2020 Summer School  On-line



Law and  Business in the Globalizing World


Business Courses

Mergers & Acquisitions and LBO Analysis (4 ECTS)


Franjo Mlinaric, PhD.

The primary objective is to provide students with a well-rounded understanding of the major strategic, economic, financial, and legal issues of mergers and acquisitions. Students will be equipped with a framework for understanding strategic reasons (key value and risk drivers), valuation methodologies, and the need for a clear value proposition. They will be able to develop a value-added M&A strategy according to consulting industry standards. Course participants will be motivated to handle complex business challenges within strict budget and time limits, to organize the team work and to think “outside the box”.
Method of assessment: Group project and test

New Technologies in Finance (Blockchain. Bitcoin. Fintech) (4 ECTS)


Prof. Aneta Hryckiewicz, PhD
Finance Professor at Kozminski University
Director of Big Data Analysis Master Program at Kozminski University
CEO of Capital Lab, a FinTech

Monika Kania
Top Female Executive 2019 by CEE X-Tech Awards
National Finalist of CESA Awards for Best fintech Startup 2019
Recognized as Strong Women in IT 2019

The information age seems to shift the way businesses and people function to keep up with the ‘modern lifestyle’. Traditional banking based to large extent on relationship management. The new approach is to speed up processes, such as on-boarding, credit risk scoring, advisory services and product purchases, to increase the convenience of today’s customers by using automation and artificial intelligence. The recent development of technology, including Blockchain allows us to achieve these objectives. In our course we will discuss the above mentioned developments and propose where the future of financial institutions is heading.

Method of assessment: case study, discussions, presentations


Prof. Greg Mazurek, Ph.D.

Dagmara Plata-Alf, Ph.D.



Aleksandra Przegalinska, PhD
Kozminski University/ Management in Netrworked and Digital Societies
MIT Research Fellow/ Center for Collective Intelligence

Leon Ciechanowski

The course focuses on issues related to various sub-disciplines of artificial intelligence and their potential application in business planning and growing. The aforementioned AI disciplines include mainly big data analytics and machine learning (from classical approaches based on regression, SVMs, random forest and clustering to unsupervised learning and deep learning with particular focus on deep reinforcement procedures. Students will also gain more general picture of how Artificial Intelligence impacts Business Strategy.The discussion seminar will focus on training data scientific skills applied to business building and growth.

Programming for Business - Python basis (4 ECTS)


Aleksandra Przegalinska, PhD
Kozminski University/ Management in Netrworked and Digital Societies
MIT Research Fellow/ Center for Collective Intelligence

Leon Ciechanowski


Organizational Creativity Lab (4 ECTS)


MA Monika Sońta

The objective of Creativity Lab is to understand the sources of creativity and design the ecosystem of creativity in the business context and in relevance to most recent leadership concepts such as: Creative Confidence, Communicative Leadership and Creative Explorations.
Students will experience Design Sprint aimed at introducing creative routines of work and will see their application in brick & mortar environment.

Method of assessment: individual and group projects

Law Courses

Transnational Dispute Resolution (6 ECTS)

LL.M. Giulio Palermo

The course will provide students with an outline of the Laws and Treaties governing the translational litigation and arbitration. Participants will deal with cases of national and international relevance concerning the Law and treaties applicable to international commerce. Students will have to discuss cases, interact in English, give legal reasoning.

Method of assessment: Final exam

Multiculturalism, multilingualism and comparative law (6 ECTS)


PhD Agnieszka Doczekalska
Dr hab. Maciej Zachariasiewicz
PhD Elwira Macierzyńska-Franaszczyk

The aim of the course is to provide students with understanding and skills on how to deal with difficult social and legal problems that arise in contemporary multicultural societies, faced with various social and technological phenomena. In almost any lawyer’s work it is indispensable to understand the multicentric nature of the modern legal systems and to be able to approach various problem from different angles, with knowledge and sensitivity, open to differences.
The course will include discussion about the interaction between various legal sources that may apply to different fact patterns and types of disputes: domestic, European and international.

Method of assessment: Final exam, moot court, work and activity during classes

EU Insurance Law (6 ECTS)

Anna Tarasiuk, Solicitor

The course is to present to the students regulations regarding insurance industry at the EU level, including requirements that the insurers have to fulfil to operate in countries other than that in which they have their headquarters, how to establish an insurance undertaking, how to distribute insurance products and whether an agent can work as a broker. The course will also discuss matters related to the supervision of insurance companies and what it really means to be a regulated company. The course will try to answer numerous questions not only from the theoretical point of view but also practical – students will be presented with problems from the area of international insurance and their possible solutions. Not only will the students leave the course with the general knowledge about the insurance sector, but they will also be given a practical insight of the issues insurers can face and how the relevant regulations are actually applied in practice. The course will enable the students to implement the knowledge previously acquired during the introductory lectures through workshops and case studies.

Social activities


The Old Town (must see!)

Warsaw Uprising Museum (must see!)

Palace of Culture and Science / view point

Royal residences:


Copernicus Science Center (must see!)

Chopin’s Warsaw attractions




Social activities organized by ESN Kozminski https://www.facebook.com/kozminski.esn/ - to be announced soon!