Specialisation on Management I field of study

Innovation and entrepreneurship

specialisation information

faculty Faculty of Economics and Management

studies first-cycle studies

main language Polish

duration3  years

Studies mode full-time studies
part-time studies

Admissions limit 15 - full-time studies
15 – (available seats – 15)
15 - part-time studies
15 – (available seats – 15)

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The aim of the specialization is to prepare students to consciously act for the development and modernization of enterprises, institutions, corporations, giving them an opportunity for more efficient operation, acquiring new customer segments or an innovative extension of the offer. The specialization programme prepares you comprehensively both to start and run your own business, and to act dynamically as an employee. All subjects are focused on shaping the habits of creative, non-standard thinking and effective investigation of the expectations and needs of recipients-customers. The specialization also puts a strong emphasis on shaping practical skills, such as communication skills, the ability to work in a team, the ability to present your solutions and gain support for your ideas and concepts.

WARNING! We encourage you to ask questions of older students about this proposal, they will be happy to explain why this specialization has been the first or second most frequently chosen option for several years.

WHAT ARE WORKING OPPORTUNITIES FOR GRADUATES OF THESE STUDIES?

In-depth knowledge, skills and competences in the field of innovation and entrepreneurship can be used in almost every area of ​​the organization's operation and beyond. In particular, after completing the specialization, the graduate will be ready to undertake:

  • activities in HR structures,
  • work in the field of data analysis and organizational development strategies,
  • work in new technology implementation departments,
  • work in external communication departments,
  • work as a middle and senior manager - managing creative teams,
  • work in product development departments,
  • work as a product manager,
  • work as part of your own business,
  • work in innovative marketing departments,
  • work in consulting companies and advisory services for entrepreneurs.

A word from the supervisor...

I have had the pleasure of working with many people who cannot be denied creativity or innovative thinking. However, many of their ideas remained only for discussion. This specialty is just to give your ideas, your innovation wings, just like after drinking one of the energy drinks. This is a joint time to look at what to do to find a market place for your startup and see how to make a lasting change in the enterprise. We work on specific events taken alive from operating companies, we research the market with the latest tools and we wonder if they are really that good. The blade of this specialty is aimed at two main actions. Creating permanent changes - improvements, including innovative ones, in many areas of the operating organization. So restructuring. Secondly, full preparation for starting and running your own business.

If you are ready to propose a solid cooperation and face what we have prepared for the coming year - feel free to ask. I guarantee that it will be interesting. Piotr Gołaszewski - supervisor of the 'Innovation and Entrepreneurship' specialization.

IMPORTANT - The practice-based learning formula implemented as part of the specialization, giving graduates the opportunity to complete it with a specific end product (e.g. solving a real problem of a company they already work for or developing a concept of their own venture), significantly increases their attractiveness and strength on the labor market.

Characteristics of studies:

  • Managerial specialization, preparing future managers and entrepreneurs for independent, entrepreneurial activities in the position they have assumed or in the company they have founded. Also as a managing partner in the acquired family business, as well as in innovative projects carried out within companies and corporations.
  • The main assumption of the study programme is learning through practice, which is carried out by solving real problems of the organization, meetings with practitioners, preparing and implementing a joint venture, as well as for those willing to develop a concept of their own, innovative business with the support of specialists.
  • For the best projects, we look for financing together with our partners or for the possibility of introducing the proposed changes in the environment of a specific company.
  • Students learn and use the most modern methods and tools used in the work of restructurators, innovators and entrepreneurs, and discuss with practitioners about their real value
  • The programme is oriented towards interdisciplinary learning outcomes, strictly based on the current expectations of the labor market (guidelines developed together with the Polish Agency for Enterprise Development www.biznesdlaedukacji.parp.gov.pl).

THE GRADUATE OF SPECIALIZATION

Throughout the course of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship specialization, students prepare for the role of an innovative entrepreneur or a person (manager) responsible for creating and introducing changes in an existing enterprise (one of the key needs - PARP report www.biznesdlaedukacji.parp.gov.pl) The graduate has practical experience in strategic thinking, including: searching, evaluating and analyzing various types of sources of information, knowledge and inspiration. He has skills typical for an entrepreneur and a restructurist, such as communication skills, teamwork skills, the ability to present and gain support for his ideas and concepts. Has a developed habit of creative and non-standard thinking, positively challenging assumptions and going beyond the standards, investigating the goals of activities and the needs of recipients, helpful in solving specific problems. Experience in creating innovations based on real customer needs. Due to the fact that the classes are based on the real challenges of companies cooperating with the specialization, the graduate, after completing the course, has real experience in the functioning of the company, as well as the entire process of implementing a change or implementing a new idea from scratch to embedding it in the market.

SPECIALIZATION TEAM

Each subject is conducted by a specialist in the selected area. These are only people currently operating on the market, whose experience results from many years of business practice. In addition to the above, the selection of staff takes into account the detailed knowledge of the needs of the labor market in the represented industry and the ability to transfer knowledge in an interesting and smooth manner. Among others: Mrs. Agnieszka Dłutek - Lazarski University, Mr. Michał Misztal - Incubators, Tomasz Wojtaszuk - PKO BP.

PROFILE OF THE SPECIALIZATION GRADUATE 

KNOWLEDGE - The graduate knows how to set up his own company and how to search for and carry out a restructuring model: how - in compliance with the law - develop a business idea and company strategy, what are the rules for preparing financial analysis and sources of financing, how to choose technologies, applications and media supporting the implementation an innovative project, which are the basic processes in the company - with an emphasis on the creation and implementation of products.

SKILLS - The graduate is able to prepare an innovative undertaking: he can look for inspiration, formulate goals and strategic options for their implementation, analyze the risk; is able to develop a 'business case' for a new venture and present his idea in a convincing way; is able to choose the source of financing for the project and conduct talks with adequate people and institutions; knows how to establish and cultivate business contacts (networking) and communicate effectively with all stakeholders of the project.

COMPETENCES - Effective communication with the environment; cooperation in various teams; leadership and quick decision making, pro-activity, responsibility and independence; ethical attitude; openness to changes, goal orientation, strategic thinking.

Faculty members

Programme fees2022/2023 academic year

Innovation and entrepreneurship
full-time studies
year year year
Semester Fee5340 zł5460 zł5580 zł
Semester Fee - 4 instalments 4 x 1335 zł 4 x 1365 zł 4 x 1395 zł
Innovation and entrepreneurship
part-time studies
year year year
Semester Fee4740 zł4860 zł4980 zł
Semester Fee - 4 instalments 4 x 1185 zł 4 x 1215 zł 4 x 1245 zł
Innovation and entrepreneurship
full-time studies
Semester FeeSemester Fee - 4 instalments
year 5340 zł 4 x 1335 zł
year 5460 zł 4 x 1365 zł
year 5580 zł 4 x 1395 zł
Innovation and entrepreneurship
part-time studies
Semester FeeSemester Fee - 4 instalments
year 4740 zł 4 x 1185 zł
year 4860 zł 4 x 1215 zł
year 4980 zł 4 x 1245 zł

Admissions

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Pay the 85 PLN or 20€ enrolment fee.*

  • The fee should be paid to the University's bank account:
    • Payments in PLN:
      Santander Bank Polska SA 
      Aleja Jana Pawła II 17, 00-854 Warszawa.
      PL56 1910 1048 2209 0006 3981 0003
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    • Payments in EUR:
      Santander Bank Polska SA
      Aleja Jana Pawła II 17, 00-854 Warszawa.
      PL83 1910 1048 2209 0006 3981 0002
      WBKPPLPPXXX
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