Management

I cycle programme (BA)
(6 semesters)

  • full-time mode (week)
  • extra-mural mode (weekends)

The studies in the field of Management provide theoretical and practical knowledge on all areas of modern business management, organizations and institutions (including local government). The scope of the material relates to the elements of management science, finance, marketing, accounting, human resources management, information technology, quality management, organization of activities at the local and international elements of the related sciences - psychology, sociology, economics and modern languages. Not only does it provide the students with the ability to acquire knowledge, but also improves their personal skills, develops the potential of personality, offers the opportunity to acquire professional skills and start professional training consistent with their specialization. They allow to take employment in professional and managerial positions in companies, government institutions and public safety organizations, etc. Graduation also provides all the necessary qualifications to start their own business.

Students may choose the following specialisations:

  • Internal Audit and Financial Control
  • Real Estate Management
  • Management of Health Protection Units
  • Occupational Health and Safety Management
  • Transport Management

Description of specializations:

Internal audit and financial control

Highly dynamic changes that may be observed in today’s economy force organization management in both public and private sectors to introduce or reestablish control mechanisms for supervising operation of their units. One of very important support tools is, undoubtedly, internal audit and financial control that guarantee proper functioning of such units.

Opting for this major students may broaden their knowledge of methods used to improve organization management processes by e.g. development of internal control systems including financial control. They also acquire a profound knowledge of internal audit, various aspects of organization operation, become familiar with work methods used by an internal auditor, learn to identify, diagnose and solve problems related to management, plan and conduct an internal audit; they can cooperate with managers responsible for different fields of an organization operation.

After obtaining the diploma graduates may be employed as: internal auditors, financial control inspectors, quality control inspectors, supervision inspectors, financial coordinators or specialists, controllers, analysts in institutions providing services in management, management consulting; they can also set up their own business operation.

Students undergo practical training in audit firms or audited companies.

Real estate management

In the last decade the real estate market has been one of the most dynamically growing segments of the Polish economy. This development as well as Poland’s membership in the European Union caused a necessity to prepare specialists representing completely new professions. One of the most sought-after specialists are real estate managers with theoretical and practical knowledge and skills of diagnosing and solving problems concerning management of real estates as well as human, material, financial and information resources.

You are the one who may become a real estate or housing cooperative manager, find employment in offices specializing in administration and management of real estates, or institutions and agencies offering services such as real estate management consulting, real estate brokerage, real estate valuation and administration; you may become a member of management staff or work for local authorities administration taking the position of a specialist for planning investments in real estates, but you may also run your own business operation providing real estate management services.

You do not have to be employed in Lodz or even in Poland. You may easily find a job in other markets of the EU countries which are open to Polish people.

Management of health protection units

According to the World Health Organization health protection includes all kinds of action aimed at promoting healthy lifestyle that comprises preventive and mitigation measures as well as medications applied not only to individuals but also to the whole population. There are lots of factors that influence our health condition such as emotions, financial situation, environment, lifestyle, eating habits, however, it is only up to us to decide how we take care about our health, what preventive actions we take to stay in good shape for long years.

Students who choose this major learn to recognize demographic environment, social conditions and human health threats, organize and implement health protection programmes, apply methods of economics and health protection management in practice. They acquire specialist knowledge and practical skills to the extent of managing public and private health service entities; they can become managers who effectively administer health service units. Health service units may be effectively administered only by managers with professional preparation who have both knowledge of health service units operation and restructuring as well as quality system implementation and human resources management, but who also have skills of analyzing and recognizing the real needs of the health market being supported by the latest IT technologies. It is you who may easily find employment as a member of management staff administering public and non-public health care units; you can take up jobs in health departments, government administration institutions and local authorities units, administration sections of health care units and health insurance institutions. Good work organization in such institutions as well as effective management guarantee efficient health service.

Students undergo practical training in such health service institutions as: hospitals, social welfare centres, outpatient clinics and hospices.

Occupational health and safety management

Poland’s membership in the European Union, our country’s economic growth, ordinance concerning occupational health and safety (OH&S) introduced in 2005 as well as an increasing awareness of OH&S issues among employers forces a greater importance attached to safety in employment institutions. On the other hand, employees pay more and more attention to workplace occupational risk.

This major enables students to gain a broad knowledge supported by modern technologies and skills necessary for creative organization of OH&S service work, safety management, risk assessment, prevention of industrial accidents and failures leading to health loss or even death.

Students are taught how to organize workplace conditions that guarantee proper and safe work, diagnose and solve practical OH&S problems; they also learn to recognize threats and prevent them, gain the skill of supervising work of teams in extreme conditions and communicating in crisis situations.

Graduates become sought-after employees of enterprises’ OH&S staff, companies providing OH&S services, centres offering OH&S training courses. They may take up jobs of OH&S service managers, members of high and mid-level OH&S management staff, OH&S instructors and OH&S specialists in all economy sectors: state administration, local authorities, uniformed services, health service, educational institutions, construction industry, etc.

Students undergo training in entities conducting OH&S courses and employment institutions having OH&S sections.

Transport management

Crowded cities and roads force us to develop more and more effective and efficient methods of transport and communication network management. Transport has been always crucial both in modern economy and in everyday private life. It is also our membership in the European Union that makes it necessary to become familiar with regulations, communication systems and development trends observed in the transport business in Europe.

This course enables students to fully understand an increasingly complex process of public transport organization and efficiently manage its operation. They learn to plan, design, implement, model and employ transport systems and manage transport projects using modern information technologies, new concepts and methods of management. It may be city public transport, large companies, individual carriers or even their own transport or courier companies operating within the country or on an international basis.

Students also acquire skills necessary to organize and manage business operation in all transport sections, in large industrial and transport companies, machine ports, public transport institutions; organize and manage operational transport sections in business organizations, use modern methods and technologies supporting effective management of transport companies; provide road traffic safety and protection.

Graduates may become managers, specialists, analysts and supervisors in: international or domestic transport enterprises, passenger transport companies, transport departments of industrial plants, companies producing transport means, public institutions responsible for communication and public transport or logistics centres.

Students undergo training in renowned companies such as MPK, PKS, taxi firms or logistics companies.

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