Specialisation on Management II field of study

Management in IT industry

specialisation information

faculty Faculty of Economics and Management

studies second-cycle studies

main language Polish

duration2  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 global IT market has grown by an average of 3.4% per year over the past 10 years, according to research by the analyst company Gartner. The IT industry also turned out to be extremely resistant to the economic problems caused by the pandemic in recent years. It is estimated that the coming years will be even better for the IT market, and the demand for specialists continues to grow. Enterprises, despite the difficulties, are now putting even more emphasis on the digitization of their activities, including as part of the so-called Industry 4.0. In Poland, the value of the IT sector is currently estimated at at least PLN 70-90 billion. The pace of development of the software and IT services market is characterized by an exceptionally dynamic pace of development, about 12% on an annual average, which is twice as high as the average for the Polish economy.

Due to the rapid development of the IT industry, the market is constantly under pressure to attract new qualified employees. The dynamic development of new technologies additionally drives the demand for IT specialists. According to estimates, in the coming years this market will continue to grow at a pace exceeding other sectors of the economy.

Studies in management in the industry with IT are a unique combination of elements such as: knowledge, risk and change management in the enterprise, Leadership and Team Bulding issues, as well as strategic management, communication and Digital Marketing.

The field of study is addressed to all people who plan to work in the IT industry in the future or already work in it, who want to organize and deepen their current knowledge. We put emphasis on the practical side of management to educate future IT managers or new entrepreneurs who will start their own business adventure in this demanding and competitive market.

As a student of 'Management in IT industry':

  • You will learn to manage IT projects, you will gain knowledge about the best forms of managing and supervising the work of teams and the use of employee motivation systems as part of coaching and mentoring.
  • You will gain practical knowledge and develop skills not only for managing a team, but also building it from scratch or introducing changes in existing teams in order to optimize them and increase their effectiveness.
  • You will gain knowledge based on specific examples presented by industry practitioners.
  • You will receive knowledge in the field of risk management in IT projects.
  • You will learn how to use new technologies for management in the IT industry, communication, Blockchain issues and Desing Thinking in practice.
  • You will learn the professional English language.
  • You will be able to do internships directly related to your fields of study.

You pursue specialization subjects in the second year:

  • Big Data and data analysis
  • Security of ICT systems
  • Strategic and operational management in the IT industry
  • Building and managing teams in IT
  • ERP systems and their role in a modern enterprise

CAREER AFTER STUDIES

  • Computer System Analyst
  • Team Lider
  • Management Analyst
  • IT Project  Manager
  • Database Administrator

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS:

Big Data and data analysis

The aim of the course is to familiarize students with the subject of Big Data. Starting from defining the issues, through learning to collect and use data, to implementing the conclusions drawn from the analysis. Big Data is currently one of the most important and most frequently discussed topics regarding new technologies in business, with particular emphasis on the IT industry.

List of key issues:

  • Acquisition and storage of large data sets
  • Big Data as a new form of capital for companies in the IT industry
  • Implementation of Big Data technology and its practical use in business
  • Case Study of the use of Big Data in the development of IT business

Security of ICT systems

The aim of the course is to present students the issues of ensuring adequate security of ICT systems in the enterprise. Students will learn about practical examples of network security rules and their implementation, and the role of security systems administrator in the IT industry. They will also follow the history of the development of cyber threats and learn about the latest threats and ways to protect against them.

List of key issues:

  • Key aspects of ICT security and their implementation
  • Cyber ​​threats - development of digital threats and methods of protection against them
  • Evaluate the risks and use cost-effective countermeasures
  • The ICT system administrator - his role in the enterprise, the tools used, and the scope of responsibility

Strategic and operational management in IT industry

The aim of the course is to familiarize students with the subject of strategic and operational management, especially distinguishing them from each other. Discussing their roles, available tools, planning long-term strategies, as well as consistency in decisions made between individual departments of the company in the IT industry.

List of key issues:

  • Overview of the main goals and principles of strategic and operational management in the IT industry
  • Planning the goals of the company's operations and ensuring the best possible conditions for achieving them
  • Monitoring the activities of the competition and using this knowledge to develop the company
  • Measurement of the effectiveness of activities undertaken by the company in the field of strategic and operational management

Building and managing teams in IT

The aim of the course will be to present a holistic approach to team management in the IT industry. The student will learn how to build a team from scratch, as well as how to adjust it to the changing market situation of the company or a specific implemented project. They will receive knowledge of dealing with difficulties within the team, crisis situations, and will also learn when and how the IT manager should refuse.

List of key issues:

  • Leadership and Team Building
  • Ability to say no and use gut feeling and intuition
  • Coping with stress and conflicts
  • Ethics in team management

ERP systems and their role in a modern enterprise

The aim of this course is to discuss ERP systems as one of the most important tools for company management. Students will receive comprehensive knowledge of the operation of enterprise resource planning software. They will learn about current trends in ERP development, find out when it is worth investing in their own system and when to outsource it.

List of key issues:

  • ERP systems - their development in recent years
  • Integration, stability and security of ERP systems
  • The functionality of the systems in the company and their mobility
  • Case Study - examples of the practical use of ERP

Faculty members

Programme fees2022/2023 academic year

Management in IT industry
full-time studies
year year
Semester Fee5100 zł5220 zł
Semester Fee - 4 instalments 4 x 1275 zł 4 x 1305 zł
Management in IT industry
part-time studies
year year
Semester Fee4620 zł4740 zł
Semester Fee - 4 instalments 4 x 1155 zł 4 x 1185 zł
Management in IT industry
full-time studies
Semester FeeSemester Fee - 4 instalments
year 5100 zł 4 x 1275 zł
year 5220 zł 4 x 1305 zł
Management in IT industry
part-time studies
Semester FeeSemester Fee - 4 instalments
year 4620 zł 4 x 1155 zł
year 4740 zł 4 x 1185 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
      WBKPPLPPXXX
    • 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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Lazarski University graduates are exempt from the enrolment fee.

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