Law and  Business in the Globalizing World


Business Courses

Mergers & Acquisitions and LBO Analysis (4 ECTS)


Ph.D. Dmytro Osiichuk, Ph.D. Marcin Ocieszak

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: Final exam

Investment Foundations (4 ECTS)


Ph.D. Dmytro Osiichuk, Ph.D. Marcin Ocieszak

The course is designed to provide participants with the general overview of the investment industry, i.e. its principal mechanisms, institutions, instruments, and regulations. Upon completion of the course, participants will have appropriate background and knowledge to provide operational support within investment industry outside the decision making roles. Participants will be aware of the ethical responsibilities of the investment industry professionals.
Upon completion of the course, participants will have the necessary skills to perform their operational duties within investment industry outside decision making roles. Participants will be able to make informed decisions while providing back-office assistance.
Upon completion of the course participants will be able to communicate and substantiate their opinion regarding particular operational duties within investment industry outside the decision making roles.
Method of assessment: Final exam

Corporate Social Innovation (5 ECTS)


Prof. Bolesław Rok

The aim of this course provide an in-depth understanding of corporate sustainability and responsibility for social innovation as a part of theory and management practice in big companies and start-ups. To develop an understanding of managerial and entrepreneurial instruments for social innovation in the changing context. To understand different challenges at the governance level currently facing global and local business and ability to connect successful business solutions with social, environmental and ethical demands.

Method of assessment: Written exam, corporate reports analysis, presentation of case studies.

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 - International Arbitration (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 Mateusz Woiński

The aim of the course is to provide students with knowledge about the social problems and difficulties that contemporary multicultural societies have to deal with. International and EU legal instruments concerning human rights protection as well as international and EU obligations to criminalize certain acts of racism and xenophobia will be presented. The course will also focus on how the states (e.g. USA, Spain, Germany and Poland) fulfill these obligations in the area of criminal law. The problem of criminalization of hate speech as well as, in general, of hate crimes will be emphasized.

Method of assessment: Final exam, paper (written and presented during classes), work and activity during classes

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 - to be announced soon!