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.



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.

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

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 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

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!