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Financial Management

Level
Undergraduate Programs (Bachelor)
Duration
3 years
Language
EN
Obtained title
Bachelor Level Degree
Mode
Full-time
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About the program
Basic information

The major in Financial Management, on our Bachelor in Finance and Accounting studies, is a three-year program conducted in English that prepares students for work in corporate finance and accounting. Their knowledge and skills are developed intensively, as are their problem-solving and decision-making abilities, as they focus on formulating, implementing, and monitoring business strategy and policy.   The purpose of the program is to produce technically competent professionals with high ethical standards and a good business sense. Curriculum of the program combines the benefits of traditional accounting with a broad range of business topics reflecting the expanding needs and responsibilities of finance professionals, allowing students to face the challenges of an ever-changing global economic environment. Graduates of the bachelor program can expect to have the widest possible range of career opportunities in all areas of business. 

We invite motivated and engaged young people with a clear vision of pursuing top international careers in finance. Whether you are a number cruncher or a business storyteller, on Financial Management Program you will find stimulating and inspiring ecosystem to boost your key competencies and land your dream job or continue on our master studies.

Program highlights
1
Gain Practical Experience

During the second and third year, students are prompted to undertake a mandatory extended internship program in order to hone the acquired knowledge and skills through on-the-job training. The University’s career office as well as the program council invest their best efforts to facilitate student internship placement with the track’s and University’s strategic partners like Goldman Sachs, BNP Paribas Securities Services, Citi.

2
Go for an exchange semester without any worries

The mobility window during the 5th semester allows students to participate in an international exchange program (without the need to worry about program differences with the partner institution, due to the fact that all major courses are taught in other semesters).

3
Get two diplomas from two prestigious universities

Our students have a unique opportunity to sign up for a Double Degree Program with the Lisbon School of Economics & Management, Aston University, University of Limerick, Hong Kong Baptist University, or IESEG School of Management. This is the best combination of having international exposure and receiving diplomas from two prestigious universities for the same program (Kozminski University diploma and the second diploma from our partner university).

4
Get to know the Bloomberg Financial Lab

Starting from October 2019, students will benefit from a financial laboratory based on Bloomberg’s technology. They will have access to the full service and additional educational functions of the largest news agency in the world, specializing in providing financial information.Thanks to this solution, the learning process will be based on real analyses, indicators and information from all financial markets in the world.

Partners of the program

The major in Financial Management is designed in close cooperation with Goldman Sachs, BNP Paribas Securities Services and S&P Global and Crisil GR&A. It helps to provide students with in-depth knowledge in the areas of corporate finance, capital markets, financial reporting and investment analysis.

Double Degree Programs

During the course of study, students of the Financial Management Program have the opportunity to go of on their third year to one of our partner universities for so-called double degree program, thanks to which they will receive not only the diploma of Kozminski University, but also from our partner university!

Click on the logo of a partner institution to get more information on your university of interest.

Available Double Degree Programs on the Financial Management studies:

Accreditations, Certificates & Recognitions

International accreditations and recognition by the most prominent professional associations (ACCA, CIMA etc.) attest to the quality of the program’s educational contents.

Graduates of the program benefit from exemptions from most of the papers on the Applied Knowledge and Applied Skills level ACCA Qualification (AB, MA, FA, LW, PM, FR, FM) and can expect to have a wide range of career opportunities in all areas of business.

Thanks to the agreement signed between Kozminski University and CIMA based in London, students of Finance and Accounting program at our Uni will have the opportunity to obtain an international management accounting diploma.

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A word from the leader of the program
Dr. Franjo Mlinarič

Welcome to the Financial Management program at Kozminski University and get ready for an inspiring, diverse and exciting E2E (education-to-employment) journey. The program is being continuously optimized in order to match students’ aspirations with ever changing job market expectations. For this purpose, we maintain partnerships with most prestigious professional bodies in Finance & Accounting world (ACCA, CIMA, CAIA and CFA) as well as with top market players from financial industry (including BNP Paribas Securities Services, Goldman Sachs and S&P Global and Crisil GR&A).  
 

Our students centered approach and the focus on learning-by-doing guarantees various options for personal development and well equipped facilities (Bloomberg Lab, Linkedin Learing, business simulations etc.). We cover fundamental courses in the first year and in the following two years, every student takes part in a mandatory internship to gain out-of-the-campus experience, apply theoretical knowledge and test acquired skills. KU facilitates the students in finding a relevant internship placement with our industry partners and promotes on-the-job training. An international mobility window is organized in the third year (5th semester) and each students is expected to spend it on one of over 200 partner universities around the world or to spend the semester serving an internship in a multinational environment. Moreover, students can take advantage of our Double degree programs and gain two diplomas from prestigious universities. 
 

I invite you to join your peers from all continents, establish an international network of contacts and start exploring employment opportunities in Poland, EU and beyond. Within this unique and dynamic KU culture, we empower new generations of competitive, innovative and ethical professionals, capable of tacking any financial and/or business challenge. 

Whay You Gain From Your Studies?
  • Knowledge regarding internal and external factors influencing the financial condition of international corporations 
  • Good command of professional terminology in English, enabling you to freely communicate in the world of international corporate finance 
  • The possibility to become a part of the multinational community at Kozminski University and gain understanding of different cultures through group projects and teamwork. 
  • Working knowledge related to the activities of a business 
  • Skills that enable you to efficiently manage a company 
  • Knowledge and skills within your fields of interest through elective courses 
  • The possibility to participate in an international exchange program and visit business schools all over the world 
  • Knowledge of English business terminology 
  • Preparation for further personal and professional development
Career Opportunities After Your Studies
  • Employee of a financial department in an international corporation or a financial institution 
  • Mid-level employee in a consulting company 
  • Specialist in any department of a company where knowledge of finance and accounting is a must 
  • A successful entrepreneur 
Program Structure
Key topics (what and how you will learn)

The coursework is predominantly case-based thereby assuring that the acquired knowledge meets the up-to-date expectations of the industry.  Students train their skills in designing and calibrating financial models suited to tackle computationally-intensive business problems, e.g., budgeting, investment project appraisal, costing, pricing, valuation etc.  

FUNDAMENTAL COURSES  

  • Principles of Finance 
  • Ethics in Finance and Accounting 
  • Introduction to Organizational Behaviour 
  • Microeconomics 
  • Macroeconomics 
  • Business Simulation Games 
  • Corporate and Business Law 
  • Business English for LCCI 
  • Foreign language II - German /Polish/Spanish  
  • Bachelor Seminar 
  • Internship 
  • Sports 

  

FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING COURSES  

  • Corporate Finance I 
  • Corporate Finance II 
  • Valuation & Value Based Management            
  • Financial Markets 
  • Investment and Funds Operations 
  • Banking 
  • Auditing and Management Control 
  • Preparing Financial Statements 
  • Financial Statement Analysis 
  • Financial Accounting 
  • Financial and Tax Reporting 
  • Managerial Accounting 
  • Preperations for Professional Qualifications  
  • ACCA/CFA/CIMA 

  

QUANTITATIVE METHODS  

  • VBA in Finance and Accounting 
  • Financial Data Analysis 
  • Econometrics and Research Methods              
  • Quantitative Methods I 
  • Quantitative Methods II 
  • Statistics 

  

MANAGEMENT COURSES  

  • Principles of Management 
  • Performance Management                               
  • Business Strategy Planning 
  • Startups and Business Plan 

 

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Class schedule
  • Full-time programs:  

Classes take place from Monday to Friday in the morning and in the afternoon. 

Community
Opinions of students and alumni
Yusoff Rawther
Yusoff Rawther

Central Europe was a completely undiscovered territory for me. So when I had to make a decision about my university, I wanted it to be a Polish experience. I chose Kozminski not only because of its location but because of its reputation as a stepping stone to greater things. I was seeking a world class education and I found it right at the heart of Warsaw, at Kozminski University. 

Michał Kwiatkowski
Michał Kwiatkowski

This program allows students to experience an extraordinary semester abroad in most countries from around the world. I spent my exchange semester at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology - one of the best universities in Asia. I had the opportunity to spend time with exchange students from the world's best universities, as well full-time HKUST students. I am convinced that this program has created great opportunities for students who are eager to have an international background. Understanding of different cultures is definitely one of the most important skills in today's globalized business and such an experience truly helps. KU is the most international university in Poland and it offers a huge amount of exchanges, so if you want to experience the best journey of your life you should definitely join the program! 

Admission
Admission requirements

ATTENTION! In accordance with the recommendations of Ministry of Health of Republic of Poland, concerning the prevention of Coronavirus spread, the University is closed until further notice. The employees of Admission Office are available during the office hours (8:30 - 16:30) via e-mail (admission@kozminski.edu.pl) or by calling +48 22 519 22 69. In urgent cases there is the possibility to schedule an individual meeting with the employees ON CAMPUS, after scheduling an appointment following this link. Admission is based on the results of the matriculation exam (matura) in three subjects chosen by the candidate among all of the subjects in the examination.  

Qualifying points are calculated based on the percentage results from the matriculation certificate (nowa matura) as follows:  

  • 1% at the basic level = 1.5 points;  

  • 1% at the advanced level = 2 points;  

  • 1% at the advanced level of Mathematic = 3 points.  

Grades obtained as result of the "old matriculation", International Baccalaureate system or a foreign high school diploma are also converted into qualifying points.  

Candidates who have reached the minimum level of 350 points will be admitted to Kozminski University programs until the enrollment limit for chosen program is reached. 

Required documents

During the application process candidates must submit a complete set of documents including:   

  • application form - complete the form online, print and sign the resulting document
  • original high school diploma or an official duplicate and transcript of records issued by the candidate's high school or notary proved copies
  • translation of a foreign high school diploma into Polish or English
  • Recognition of the candidate’s high school diploma, if it was obtained abroad (it must be obtained before the end of first semester of studies) More information  It does not refer to credentials from EU, OECD, EFTA and countries with which Poland has agreements on recognition of education (Ukraine, Belarus, Austria, Germany, France, Czech Republic, Libya, Lithuania, Slovakia, China).
  • 1 passport photograph
  • copy of a national ID or passport
  • proof of payment of the admission fee (non-refundable)
  • certificate confirming proficiency in English:
    • FCE, CAE, CPE, BEC, CEIBT issued by the University of Cambridge
    • IELTS  (at least 6.0 points, academic level)
    • TOEFL iBT (at least 87 points)
    • TOEIC (at least 700 points from the test)
    • LCCI (English for Business Level 2, 3, 4)
    • FTBE (Foundation Certificate for Teachers of Business English)
    • TELC (B2 Certificate in English)
    • Pearson certificate at least B2 level

 

Only candidates who scored at least 95% on the basic level or 80% in the extended level from English language at the Polish "Matura" examination, completed European Baccalaureate, completed International Baccalaureate or completed education instructed in English in one of the EU countries, Great Britain, Ireland, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, can be excluded from submitting an English proficiency certificate.

Additional information

Tuition fee should be transferred to the individual student account which is assigned and sent to the student together with the admission decision.   

In case of visa, accommodations and other daily issues please contact our Student Support and Service Center: studentsupport@kozminski.edu.pl

Candidates who obtained their high school diplomas in a foreign country, are required to submit a translation of their diploma by a sworn translator and they must also obtain a recognition (before the end of the first semester of studies).

Foreigners who need a visa to study in Poland are additionally required to make payment of tuition for one full year of studies before we can issue documents necessary in the visa application process i.e. invitation to come to Poland and the admission decision. Admission commission issues a conditional acceptance letter including individual account number to which the payment should be transferred in Polish Złoty (PLN) calculated according to the exchange rates of the National Bank of Poland (www.nbp.pl). In case the candidate is denied a visa tuition is returned. Admission fee is non-refundable.

Step by Step Procedures
1
Register online
2
Make payment of the admission fee

The admission fee should be transferred to the Kozminski University bank account or made through the platnosci.pl system available after completing the online application form.

3
Submission of documents

All of the required documents should be submitted in one complete package to the Admissions Office (in person or via regular post).

4
Admission decision

The decision is issued after submission of complete package of documents and evaluation.

5
Signing of the contract

The final step of the admission process is signing the agreement.

Tuition and fees
Financial Management - tuition fees
I year - tuition per semester II year - tuition per semester III year - tuition per semester
Tuition per semester paid in full (PLN) 11 900 PLN 12 500 PLN 12 950 PLN
Tuition per semester in 5 installments (PLN) 5 x 2 400 PLN 5 x 2 520 PLN 5 x 2 610 PLN
Tuition per semester paid in full (EUR) 2770 EUR* 2910 EUR* 3020 EUR*
Tuition per semester paid in full (EUR) 5 x 560 EUR* 5 x 590 EUR* 5 x 610 EUR*
Admission fee: 85 PLN / 20 EUR*

* Exchange rates according to NBP table of 2020-02-03: 1 EUR = 4,301 PLN PRICES IN PLN ARE APPLIED. If you pay in EURO please note that payments in EUR are recalculated into PLN according to the exchange rate of Millennium Bank based on the day of receipt of payment to the Kozminski University bank account. Check current exchange rate.  

Payment of the admission fee should be made to the following bank account:   

Name of the bank: Pekao S.A. II o/Warszawa  Address: Grzybowska 53/57,  Warszawa  Bank account number: 20 1240 1024 1111 0010 1646 0637  SWIFT code: PKOPPLPW  IBAN: PL 

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