Two semesters (175 hours) – studies are conducted in English.
DESCRIPTION OF STUDIES
The studies are designed to improve practical management skills, develop managerial competence and strengthen entrepreneurship, taking into account the opportunities and challenges arising from the widespread use of digital and Internet technologies.
The focus is on improving "soft skills", such as effective communication, ability to organize work, team leadership, relationship building, as well as the proper identification and development of existing competencies and talents.
The studies are conducted entirely in English, with the participation of lecturers from foreign universities, which aims to draw attention to the various aspects of management in an international work environment, and consequently to prepare students to operate effectively in this environment.
The program will prepare students to establish, run and develop their own businesses, as well as to consciously and courageously take on the challenges of working for an organization and use them for self-development and shaping their own career paths. Students will also gain such skills as: independent business decision-making, image development, solving current problems, readiness to seek unconventional solutions, quick and effective response to the needs of a changing environment, as well as additional language skills in the context of communication in the workplace. About 30% of the classes will be conducted by lecturers of foreign universities
The studies are divided into three modules :
Module I – Business Management. Core Issues.
Subjects: Management in Business, Business Sociology, Entrepreneurship, Managing & Scaling SME, Legal issues, Business Data Analysis and Presentation in MS Office.
Module II - Management of Business 3.0 Development.
Subjects: AGILE Organisation, Project Management, International Marketing, Integrated Digital Marketing Communications, Business on Global Markets, Sustainable Business Development
Module III - Personal Development.
Subjects: Team Management, Managerial Training, Coaching. Mentoring., Decision- Making Process, Talent Management. Personal Development., Cross-Cultural Communication, Stress Management, Developing Creative Thinking
The studies are designed for people working in companies of various profiles who want to be prepared for new challenges and expanded functions, people who want to acquire skills necessary in organizations operating in a dynamic, changing economic environment as well as students. In particular, the studies will be an attractive option for employees of international companies, who have or intend to develop foreign contacts, do business with foreign clients, and persons interested in acquiring basic managerial and English language skills necessary to operate in an international working environment.
The aim of the studies is to develop skills useful for gaining strong professional position, making use of personal potential and shaping self-development.
The studies may also constitute the second stage of education for persons who have completed post-graduate studies of English for Business, Law and Administration at the Rybnik branch.
The graduates will be prepared to make independent business decisions, search for unconventional, out-of-the-box solutions, as well as to courageously take up employee challenges and use them in self-development and creating own career path. The studies will develop readiness to respond quickly and effectively to the needs of the changing environment, create company image and undertake cooperation with foreign partners.
The aim is also to broaden the knowledge of specialist vocabulary, as well as develop the use of English for specific purposes and communication skills in the broadly defined work environment.
FINAL DOCUMENT (certificates and authorisations)
Certificate of completion of postgraduate studies issued by the University of Economics in Katowice.
ASSUMPTIONS OF STUDIES
The studies will allow to improve practical management skills, develop managerial competences and strengthen entrepreneurship, taking the opportunities and meeting the challenges arising from the widespread use of digital and Internet technologies.
They are aimed at improving "soft skills", such as effective communication, work organisation, team management, relationship building, and ability to properly recognize and develop one's competences and talent.
The studies are conducted entirely in English, with the participation of lecturers from foreign universities. The curriculum is built around various aspects of management in the international work environment which should prepare students to operate effectively in this environment. Students should have good command of English (B2 level) which will allow to maximize benefits through active participation in classes. The first module includes general classes, conducted mostly as lectures, while the next ones are focused on more detailed issues and are run as workshops. This structure of the studies will enable consolidation of specialized vocabulary, which will then be used during the workshops to develop practical skills based on the vocabulary introduced and theoretical knowledge gained.
METHODS FOR CONDUCTING CLASSES
Lectures, interactive individual and team-work tasks, presentations, case studies, workshops, training.
|No.||Subject||Number of hours of theoretical classesh||Number of hours of practical classes||ECTS credits|
|1||Business Management. Core Issues||18||31||10|
|2 ||Management of Business 3.0 Development ||20||50||14|
|3 ||Personal Development |
ORGANISATION / VENUE
Classes are held in extramural mode (part-time studies) in Rybnik, ul. Rudzka 13c. Classes are conducted in eight-hour weekend meetings, between 9:00 and 15:00. The entire studies include 25 meetings of eight hours (8 x 45 minutes).
REQUIREMENTS / GRADUATION CRITERIA
To receive a certificate the student shall participate in classes and meet requirements to complete each module, which is a prerequisite for obtaining 35 ECTS.
The lecturers are employees of the University of Economics in Katowice, University of Silesia, Silesian University of Technology, Integrated Business Faculty in Skopje, University of Maribor, as well as practitioners from the economic environment and personnel trainers.
HEAD OF STUDIES
Ewa Wójcik, Ph.D., e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
TUITION FEE in the academic year 2022/2023
- PLN 4700 (when paying in two instalments),
- one-off payment – the total tuition amount decreases by PLN 100
- payment in 4 instalments – the total tuition fee amount increases by PLN 100.