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What you are going to learn

Career opportunities

Core courses

Specialization in International Business

Specialization in Entrepreneurship

How to apply

Advantages for international students

Contact Details

Why Bachelor Degree in Management at WSB University in Poznan

  • WSB University in Poznań is one of the best business schools in Poland
  • The program is accredited by the IACBE, an American organization that grants accreditation to business programs
  • Two specializations you can choose from:

International Business
Entrepreneurship

  • • The program is delivered by doctorally-qualified and professionally-qualified faculty
  • • The program includes a professional internship
  • • You gain practical knowledge and skills necessary in the labor market
  • • As a WSB University student you can participate in the Erasmus+ exchange program. The program gives you an opportunity to do part of your studies (one or two semesters) at one of our 43 partner universities across Europe

What you are going to learn

  • You will gain practical knowledge on creating, functioning, transformations and development of economic organizations, as well as their relations to the business.
  • You will identify key managerial problems and will find solutions to them.
  • You will be able to use managerial tools in the decision-making process.
  • You will know how to describe, analyze and interpret processes in the company.
  • You will be able to plan budgets, marketing operations, and financial operations.
  • You will be able to use different management methods, techniques and tools that help meet company short- and long-term goals .
  • You will be able to present your knowledge and skills, and express them in a professional way.
  • You will be able to manage projects .
  • You will know how to motivate people and how make use of their potential.
  • You will be able to work in an international environment thanks to your intercultural skills.
  • You will be able to manage currency exchange risk.
  • You will acquire analytical and entrepreneurial skills.

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Career opportunities
Upon completion of your studies you may find a job in:

  • international company
  • Polish branch of an international corporation
  • public administration institution dealing with international organizations
  • consulting company
  • share-services center
  • subsidiary of a foreign company
  • manufacturing company
  • your own business

Upon completion of you studies you may work as:

  • specialist for key accounts
  • international marketing specialist
  • project manager
  • international strategy specialist
  • marketing specialist responsible for brand development in domestic and international markets
  • business entrepreneur
  • team manager

Core courses

  • Business Communication
  • Basics of Organization and Management
  • Economics
  • Application of Mathematics in Management
  • Information Technology
  • Financial Market
  • Psychology in Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Marketing
  • Business Negotiations
  • Key Managerial Competencies • Human Capital Management
  • Creation of Corporate Brand
  • Legal Risks in Business
  • Descriptive Statistics and Data Mining
  • Project Management
  • Finance and Financial Analysis
  • Public Speaking
  • Business Ethics
  • Change Management
  • Business Models

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Short descriptions of a few courses

Business Models
Selecting an appropriate business model makes it possible to maximize profit and efficiently use the company’s resources. The aim of the course is to familiarize students with, among others,  innovative business models and planning methods which help reduce a failure risk. You will learn how to implement and carry out logical and creative projects. You will be able to use practical tools to build such models.

Business Communication
Effective communications in professional situations is a key skill of a successful manager in the workplace. The objective of the course is to provide students with communication principles and tools which help the manager build authority and trust inside and outside of the company. You will learn how to use different communication channels for accomplishing business goals.

Financial Analysis
A good manager should be able to assess the financial situation of their organization. The aim of the course is to equip students with, among others, cost management methods and planning methods. You will learn to analyze basic financial reports, plan finances, and design investments given different types of risk.

Key Managerial Skills
A manager’s skills and qualifications are essential when it comes to the efficient realization of tasks. This, in turn, translates into a company’s success. The aim of the course is to provide the techniques that enable students to plan work and delegate authority. You will learn how to think in a strategic and business-oriented manner. You will be able to diagnose your weaknesses and develop skills necessary in team management and project management.

Strategic Management
The accomplishment of long-term and short-term goals involves coherent strategy that is based on the analysis of the business environment. The aim of the course is to familiarize students with decision-making processes that help develop and survive in the changing environment. You will learn how to diagnose, plan, implement and monitor strategy that will guarantee the company’s success.

Specialization in International Business

International Business Environment
The aim is to prepare students for analyzing a company’s situation and its international surroundings as regards managerial decisions on international markets. Upon completion of this course you will be able to analyze opportunities and threats connected with a social, cultural, economic, legal, and political setting. You will able to evaluate the consequences of these conditions for a company and will be able to make recommendations or take decisions. Practical knowledge will be linked to basic theories of corporate internationalization.

International Strategy and Business Operations
The aim is to prepare students for analyzing a company’s situation and its surroundings as regards managerial decisions on international markets. Upon completion of this course you will be able to recommend and take decisions as regards the internationalization of a company, will be able to select a good offer, international markets, and partners. You will be able to assess the conditions for and select the most appropriate form of entering a foreign market. You will also be able to select internationalization strategy for a particular company, will be able to adequately assess organizational support for the strategy.

Developing Managerial Skills
This course is designed to introduce students to the most important knowledge in the field of managerial skills. Through a wide range of practical assignments and tasks you will gain essential management competences. By the end of the course you will be able to manage the team.

• Foreign Trade Transactions
• International Business Negotiations
• International Marketing
• Organizational Change
• International Management
• International Finance

Specialization in Entrepreneurship

Innovation Management
Contemporary organizations keep looking for new business ideas or growth opportunities. Each innovative concept involves appropriate assessment and adjustment of the best possible implementation methods. The aim of the course is to familiarize students with different innovation processes. You will learn how to develop organizational skills for absorbing, implementing and disseminating new technological, marketing and organizational solutions thanks to which the company will be able to grow and increase its profitability.

Mediations and Conflict Resolution
Everyone gets involved in conflicts, e.g. with lovers, friends, roommates, spouses, bosses, coworkers, merchants, police, neighbors.  People from different cultures have beliefs, customs, dress codes, religions, political orientations that may be quite different than your own. The objective of the course is to teach students peaceful conflict resolution skills that you will use constantly during the rest of your life.  You will learn to settle these conflicts peacefully and ideally with mutual understanding and respect.

Shaping Entrepreneurial Mindsets
Successful management calls for creative thinking, initiative and courage in the decision making process. Such features can be found in an entrepreneur. The aim of the course is to teach students to identify, create and develop entrepreneurial mindsets of managers and their subordinates. You will learn to assertively overcome stress, motivate, manage emotions and enhance your self-esteem.

  • International Management
  • Persuasion and Decision Making in Business
  • Creativity in Business
  • Business Startup
  • Sources of Financing Own Business
  • Teamwork Efficiency
  • Building Network of Contacts
  • Internationalization of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises
  • Freelancing

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How to apply

The basic requirement that you are required to meet is appropriate proficiency in English. We require you hold a certificate of English at a Council of Europe B2 level at least. In case you do not hold an eligible certificate, you will be required to take an English test, on the basis of which WSB will take a decision on admission.
You are also required to submit a set of other documents (for details see below).
We enroll candidates  on a first-come first-served basis and until the enrollment limit for the chosen program is reached,  and no longer than the final admission date.

Step-by-step application process

Step 1
- download a personal details form and application form
- complete the personal details form (first name, last name, education, address of residence, telephone number, email etc.)
- once you complete the form send it to study@wsb.poznan.pl
- within 3 days on receipt of your email you will receive a reply from the Admissions Office confirming your registration. If you do not hold an eligible certificate of English you will be provided with the details on the English test qualification.

Step 2
- in the email from the Admissions Office you will find all the necessary attachments (completed questionnaire, proof of sufficient financial resources, parental consent form, Educational Service Contract, account number for tuition fee and admission fee payments, declaration of the project participant)
- print out the documents
- sign the questionnaire and application form
- complete and sign the proof of sufficient financial resources
- in case you are under 18 years of age you are required to have one of your parents complete and sign the parental consent form
- print out two copies of Educational Service Contract and sign each of them

Step 3
- once you accomplish Step 2 dispatch by post the documents listed below to the following address:
Wyższa Szkoła Bankowa w Poznaniu
ul. Powstańców Wielkopolskich 5,
61-895 Poznań, Poland

The required documents to be dispatched:
  - two signed copies of Educational Service Contract,
  - signed copies of the questionnaire and application form,
  - signed copy of the proof of sufficient financial resources,
  - parental consent form,
  - medical certificate (doctor’s statement) along with translation into Polish certifying that there are no medical reasons preventing the Candidate from pursuing the higher education program
  - photocopy of passport, the page with the holder’s photo
  - 2 passport photographs
  - Polish secondary school completion certificate, or an apostille of secondary school completion certificate with its translation into Polish
              - completed declaration of the project participant
  - proof of payment of 400 Polish zloty admission fee
- proof of payment of tuition fee for year 1 in the amount of PLN 1398

Account number details
Name of Bank: PKO Bank Polski SA, III Regionalne Centrum Korporacyjne w Poznaniu
Bank Address: Plac Wolności 3 60-914 Poznań
Account Number (IBAN): PL 92 1020 4027 0000 1302 1294 9485
Swift Code: BPKOPLPW
Recipient: Wyższa Szkoła Bankowa w Poznaniu
Address: ul. Powstańców Wielkopolskich 5,  61-895 Poznań, Poland
Transfer Description: Your name, admission fee, Tuition fee

Step 4
- Upon receipt of the documents the Admissions Officer will confirm it and if need be will notify you by email of missing information or documents
- the Admissions Officer will send to your mailing address (the one provided in the questionnaire form) a letter of admission which is necessary for Polish visa

Step 5
- Upon receipt of visa you are required to send a photocopy of the visa and photocopy of insurance policy to study@wsb.poznan.pl

Step 6
- upon arrival in Poland you are required to visit the Admissions Office where you will receive one copy of Educational Service Contract and proof of admission

Advantages for international students

  1. Very low tuition fee – EU funded program
    Annual tuition:  PLN 1398 (approximately EUR 325)
  2. Fixed tuition fee over a 3-year study period
    Tuition in total: PLN 4194 (3 years x PLN 1398)
  3. Scholarship that covers accommodation and living costs during the study period – EUR 200 per month over a 30-month study period
    30 x EUR 200 = EUR 6000 in total 
  4. Free-of-charge course of Polish over a 3-year study period – summer intensive courses of Polish  in the first year, second year and third year (60 contact hours x 3 years = 180h)
  5. Free-of-charge participation in Orientation Week – 5-day induction program full of events designed to ensure that newly-arrived international students are given all the information about studying and living in Poland (September 2017).
  6. Free-of-charge participation in a two-week Summer School of Cultural Adaptation (September2019) – comprehensive cultural program whose aim is to help international students to better get to know Poland. You will participate in sightseeing tours of Warsaw, Cracow/Gdańsk. The tours include visits to museums, galleries, exhibitions etc.

Moreover

  1. Ongoing support of International Relations Office as regards: adaptation period, accommodation, health care, insurance, formalities etc.
  2. Availability of English literature in the library, free access to online databases of journals from all over the world
  3. Support of Career Services Office: job offers, internships, consultations with job advisors, building career paths, free training courses, coaching
  4. Computers with broad-band internet connection available in the library  (free Wi-Fi access, WSB email account)

Contact Details
Admissions Office
WSB University in Poznan
ul. Powstańców Wielkopolskich 5,
61-895 Poznań, Poland
Tel: +48 61 655 33 00
e-mail: study@wsb.poznan.pl