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STUDENT’S HANDBOOK 2009/2010
Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook- Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics
Warsaw, September 2009
Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook- Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics
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The Programme The Degree Assessment Students Socrates/Erasmus Study in Babe Programme Quality Assurance Course Descriptors Mathematics Introductory Microeconomics Introduction to Sociology Current Issues of the European and Global Economy Academic Writing Introduction into Business Introductory Macroeconomics Introduction into Economic Analysis Economics of Integration Information Technology Intermediate Microeconomics Issues in Macroeconomic Policy Mathematical Economics Statistics Regional Economics Accounting Banking and Finance International Economics Intermediate Macroeconomics Managerial Economics Econometrics Public Finance Research Preseminar Social Policy Game Theory Research Methods International Business Law Investment Analysis BA Seminar Financial Accounting Monetary Integration Do we Really Need Immigrants? Demand for Foreign Labour in the EU Economics, Culture & Democracy in Africa Principles of Marketing The World Economy – Retrospective View The Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SME) Sector Economics of Telecommunication Corporate Finance Demography and Economics of Contemporary European Migration Monetary Theory and Policy Personal Finance in Practice (with Excel) Organisational Behaviour Contemporary China Pension Systems Negotiations and Communication Tax Policy 3
Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook- Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics
Practical use of Technical and Fundamental Analyses Energy Security and Climate Protection in The European Union Introductory Fiscal Policy Risk Management Teaching Staff Wojciech Bieńkowski Bogna Gawrońska-Nowak Wojciech Grabowski Jarosław Jura Piotr Kłossowicz Łukasz Konopielko Andrzej J.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . Kurnicki Rafał Matera Richard Mbewe Jarosław Neneman Maciej Turała Piotr Woźniak Krystyna Iglicka Andrzej Nałęcz Andrzej Kondratowicz Katarzyna Kopczewska Marie Hines. PhD Arun D’Souza Maciej Krzak Useful Vocabulary and Terms 76 77 78 79 81 81 81 82 82 82 82 83 83 83 84 84 84 85 85 86 87 88 90 92 4 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook.
We employ experienced field specialists who are able to show wide perspective of conducting various studies of Old and New Member States of European Union. which also means to compare emerging markets and transition economies with well developed countries. and analytical problems encountered in business. from which they can proceed to further studies in Economics.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . BA in Business Economics (having gained 360 credits while passing all three year programme modules). comparative analyses. independent. Honours degree will be awarded with first. financial. Degree scheme is offered on modular basis. ethical. paying special attention to some problems of emerging markets and transition economies. We hope to create added value to good education patterns combining benefits from studying in interesting. and developing countries of Latin America and Africa. to share with students best understanding of practical.THE PROGRAMME Basic Information Lazarski University offers undergraduate Programme in Business Economics (BA in BE). in particular to encourage students to acquire autonomous and universal study skills. Objectives 5 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. Our School is the right place to discover challenges and opportunities of business in Global Economy. and multidisciplinary studying materials. various research techniques. analyse and solve different socio-economic problems in company or on different institutional levels. on purpose. Aims Lazarski University BA Programme in BE aims to: produce graduates educated in application of fundamental economic knowledge to real-life managerial. integration. lower-second or third class honours. We believe that studying in environment of successfully transformed economy like Polish one may contribute into teaching and learning processes. Therefore. Graduates of the BE Study are awarded Single Honour Degree. to provide students with the knowledge and skill base.e. Rationale Our idea is to educate open-minded business specialists. introduce students into empirical part of economic studies making them experience and explore current issues of global economy from different perspectives. crises. multidisciplinary approach towards globalisation. produce graduates who are properly equipped to develop their skills and professional interests to become key players in business irrespective of geographical location of their future job places and task diversification they may be given. related areas or in multi-disciplinary areas that involve Economics. Russia or former Soviet Union Republics. and investigative way of thinking of and dealing with economy. produce graduates who are aware how to apply their knowledge and skills effectively to many areas of their interests including strictly business as well as institutional and policy-making environments of business.and macro-level of economy). who are flexible and able to work irrespectively of geographical and/or cultural characteristics of their future job places. who are able to understand. solving different economic problems (on both micro. changeable environment that provokes empirical studies and inspire to further investigations with solid foundations of contemporary knowledge in the field of Economics. All courses of the Programme are taught in English. which should result in practical. upper-second. as well as of Ukraine. It takes three years (six semesters) full-time studying to complete the Programme. make students aware how to use the quantitative methods in appropriate way. i. and other complex issues appearing in micro and macro scale of contemporary global economy. our Programme consists of different case studies including the ones of our region.
Our programme consists of different case studies including the ones of our region. comparative analyses. They may become business analytics. basic mathematics and both quantitative and qualitative research methods. They are flexible. They may offer their analytical skills. and project coordinators. and globalisation. we employ specialists who deal with new Member States of European Union.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . They are prepared to understand global economy from company and macro level. they can think critically and optimise decision making processes. We pay special attention to challenges and opportunities of transition economies and emerging markets. Therefore. Graduates They are open-minded specialists well-trained in up-to-date research techniques (quantitative and qualitative ones) and aware of socio-economic differences of contemporary world. local and international development paths of a company. macro environment of business including country specific and global perspectives.With the completion of this Programme. modern business and management techniques used in real life. and political aspects of it. ready to take advantage of changeable market environment. Studying in Poland that has experienced intensive transformation processes quite recently is extra benefit for students. Special features: Practical and multidisciplinary character of our studies guarantees open-minded attitude towards present challenges of global economy. They are ready to lead a team and be an active member of it. Africa). managers. diversification of widely defined business environment including historical. modern management goals and tasks. graduates should have knowledge and understanding of: fundamental concepts and theories in Economics. and multidisciplinary studying materials. evolution of contemporary economics and its practical business-oriented application. They receive solid foundations for being specialised in different business fields. optimisation and decision making processes. Ukraine. English speaking student studying in multicultural environment. cosmopolitan. exploring different dimensions of integration. business ethics. or former Soviet Union Republics as well as developing countries in different regions of World Economy (Latin America. various research techniques. cultural. equipped with up-to-date research techniques and good knowledge of emerging and other markets of global economy should be able to meet even most demanding employer’s expectations. 6 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook.
Neneman Dr. Bieńkowski Global Economy Academic Writing I Introduction into Business Macroeconomics. The Basic Course Structure Core courses Title Coordinator Number of ECTS/UoW credits 5/10 5/10 5/10 5/10 5/10 5/10 5/10 8/15 5/10 7/15 5/10 Mathematics Microeconomics. Kondratowicz Dr. Kłossowicz Dr. EU economy and global economy. Ł. and econometrics as well as for research methods.THE DEGREE Title: Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics First year Students follow a common first year programme. Dr. M. Ł. Ph. develop analytical skills. Malicki. Konopielko Mgr W. Course in mathematics has applicative character. there are some courses devoted to Polish economy. Introduction into Social Sciences allows students to interpret and analyse scientific literature. dr hab. A. Therefore. Krzak Dr. Introductory Introduction to Sociology M. J.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . At this stage students are expected to be equipped with necessary fundamentals that allow them to work with models. Elementary economics is concerned with both theory and application and is appropriate with or without earlier economic preparation. We also offer empirical and theoretical introduction into better understanding of current economic issues. W. Grabowski Mgr P. Jura Current issues of European and Prof. J. Konopielko Dr.D. Introductory Introduction into Economic Analysis Economics of Integration Information Technology Academic Writing II Mgr P. Kłossowicz 7 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. and use more advanced techniques of solving problems. It forms the basis for later courses of statistics.
Turała Dr. B. M. R. intermediate micro-and macroeconomics. Konopielko Issues in Macroeconomic Policy Dr. Culture & Democracy in Africa Principles of Marketing Monetary Integration A. quantify. They should be also more aware of their areas of interest in economics. Mbewe Dr.J. MAS Prof. Ł. Mbewe Dr. R. The Basic Course Structure Core courses Title Coordinator Number of ECTS/UoW credits 5/10 3/5 2/5 5/10 2/5 5/10 3/5 5/10 5/10 5/10 5/10 5/10 5/10 Intermediate Microeconomics Mathematical Economics Statistics Regional Economics Accounting Banking and Finance International Political Economics Intermediate Macroeconomics Managerial Economics Econometrics Public Finance Research Preseminar Optional Courses* (One optional course out of five) Title Dr. J. M. M.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . Moreover. Neneman M. M.Second year Students take courses in: statistics. Mbewe Dr. Krzak Coordinator Financial Accounting Do we Really Need Immigrants? Demand for Foreign Labour in the EU Economics. M. J. K. Kurnicki. 8 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. econometrics. Neneman Dr. Krzak 5/10 5/10 5/10 *An elective course should have no fewer than ten students. and interpret various economic issues using their just-acquired analytical skills. Iglicka Number of ECTS/UoW credits 5/10 5/10 Dr. K. R.and macroeconomic courses. Ph. Krzak Prof. Iglicka Dr. Gawronska-Nowak Dr. J. R. Neneman Dr.D Dr. Malicki. Turała Dr. they may choose some subjects that are supposed to broaden their knowledge about a firm and about the economy and support micro. Mbewe Dr. On successful completion of this level our students should be able to describe.
A. developing economies as well as economic analysis for business. Kondratowicz Demography and Economics of Prof. Students may study different aspects of European integration. labour. Iglicka Contemporary European Migration Corporate Finance Personal Finance in Practice (with Excel) Organisational Behaviour Introduction into Fiscal Policy Contemporary China Pension Systems Negotiations and Communication Mgr. J. J. A. quantitative and qualitative research methods. J. K. Kopczewska M. A.and regional economics. Kurnicki Dr.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . Konopielko Dr. R. Krzak Dr. K. M. Iglicka Dr. A. Ł. Gawrońska-Nowak Optional Courses (six optional courses out of sixteenth) Title Coordinator Number of credits 5/10 5/10 5/10 5/10 5/10 The World Economy Retrospective View Monetary Theory and Policy Economics of Telecommunication The Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SME) Sector Dr. globalization. Neneman Dr. W. J. Hines. The Basic Course Structure Core courses Title Coordinator Number of credits 3/5 5/10 5/10 2/5 5/10 10/20 Social Policy Game Theory Research Methods International Business Law Investment Analysis BA Seminar Prof. Matera Dr. Konopielko Dr. PhD Dr. Ł. Jura Dr. K. various approaches towards finance and management. Grabowski Dr. Nałęcz Mgr. Jura 9 5/10 5/10 5/10 5/10 5/10 5/10 5/10 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook.Third year Students are offered mainly elective courses allowing them to specialize in their majors and to broaden their knowledge of BE in general. B. M. Krzak Dr. Jura/Mgr. Kurnicki Dr.
two of them worth 10 credits each. Eight core modules and two electives are worth 10 credits each. Absence in 3 classes without serious reasons may lead to failing the course. written papers and examination. presentation. Students’ presence in all classes is obligatory. J. nine modules worth 10 credits each and two modules worth 15 credits each. Methods of Assessment The accepted methods of assessment include: • Examination papers • Report on projects • Group work • Written assignment • Case studies • Essays • Written tests • Thesis Project • Debates 10 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. All absences must be reported to the Programme Director. Each course of 5 credits will require about 50 hours of student workload. Contact Hours Each course of 10 credits will require about 100 hours of student workload. The other four core modules are worth 5 credits each. Part III of the Programme (5th and 6th semester) carries 120 credits. One of the core modules is worth 20 credits (containing BA Thesis). Student can excuse his/her absence due to illness and other serious reasons. including preparation of course work. Six electives are worth 10 credits each. presentation. and four of them worth 5 credits each. Neneman Mgr M. This includes: • 30 hours of contact time comprising lectures.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . written papers and examination. Repeated unexcused absence (more than 3 classes missed) may lead to deleting a student from the Programme by the Deputy Dean. seminar and consultation • 35 hours of individual study. This includes: • 15 hours of contact time comprising lectures. on the basis of seven core modules and six electives. Podlaski Piotr Woźniak 5/10 5/10 5/10 Arun D’Souza 5/10 ASSESSMENT Teaching and Learning Part I of the Programme (1st and 2nd semester) carries 120 credits. on the basis of eleven core modules. including preparation of course work. seminar and consultation • 70 hours of individual study.Tax Policy Practical Use of Technical and Fundamental Analyses Energy Security and Climate Protection in the European Union Risk Management Dr. Part II of the Programme (3rd and 4th semester) carries 120 credits. on the basis of twelve core modules and two electives.
3 % of the final grade Part III (course work 100 credits. Thesis.II. Students must obtain a pass on their thesis in order to obtain the BA Degree.IV: Assessment of each module will be based mostly on a written examination lasting usually 2 hours or a combination of a shorter examination (1.• Discussions methods 20% . 20 credits) 66. Part III Assessment of each module is mostly the same as in the previous semesters. tests Essays.II.000 words. Additional methods are listed in the course descriptors and in the summary of the assessment methods. Each thesis is marked independently by two members of the tutorial staff of the Programme. Marking scheme Students will be assessed by the lecturers during each semester according to the following marking scheme: British scale 76-100%* 70-75% 63-69% 54-62% 49-53% 40-48% 0-39% Polish scale 5. 2. Degree Criteria To be awarded BA in Business Economics Degree students must pass all three parts of the scheme. is excellent at an analysis and synthesis of issues.5 3. The thesis should not exceed 10.7 % of the final grade Students will be graded on the basis of University of Wales award of qualifications for the 11 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook.0 3.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . 120 credits) Part II (course work.30% 20% . except for Thesis Project. written assignments The Structure of Assessment Part I-II Semester I. 120 credits) 33. 4.5* 5. does scientific research or participates in group research.5 hour) and project/case study paper (2000 words).60% 20% .0 4.5 4. Part I (course work. demonstrates outstanding knowledge and skills which are beyond the module content. projects.60% 10% . doesn’t make any content-related errors. 3.0 2 * In the British scale a result ranging from 76% to 100% (in the Polish scale ‘celujący’) is possible to be achieved by such a student who fulfils all the criteria listed below: 1.40% Proportion of the assessment Final examination Mid-term exam Case studies.
Examiners will draw the director's attention to any papers which pose problems. marked by two internal examiners. The precise sample can be agreed with the External 12 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. to progress to completion may. those suspected of irregularities. External The course director will liaise with the External Examiner and agree a selection of papers to be proposed for further scrutiny by the External Examiner and/or Moderator. Additionally. consideration should be given to maintaining student anonymity during the internal marking process. qualify for one of the following awards: Credits Pursued not fewer than 120 not fewer than 240 Candidate may exit the scheme with eligibility for: Undergraduate Certificate of Higher Education Undergraduate Diploma of Higher Education Examination Papers For Lazarski University BA Programme in Business Economics the predominant form of assessment will be written examination papers. A candidate who is admitted to a modular initial degree scheme but is subsequently unable. When the marking is completed the answer papers should be returned to the course director. It is usual for the papers of a student who is marginal with respect to his/her overall classification to be included in such a sample. or is not permitted.e. The External Examiner's and/or Moderator's views should be sought on all marginal students. One has to consider that the module pass mark is 40%. depending upon the number of credits attained at the appropriate levels at the time of exit.undergraduates. very rarely. Examinations will be conducted according to the norms set out in University of Wales Academic Regulations. i. The following table is suggested as a scale for undergraduate awards by University of Wales that the Lazarski University accepts: Scale A B+ B C+ C F Percentage 70 – 100 60 – 69 50 – 59 40 – 49 35 – 39 0 – 34 Degree Result First Class Honours Upper Second Class Honours Lower Second Class Honours Third Class Honours Pass Degree Fail Lazarski University will assess students’ work using the above scales established by the University of Wales. The marks awarded for each answer should be shown clearly on the paper. Increasingly it is the practice for papers included in the determination of the class of degrees to be 'double marked'. where possible and practical.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . Examination Marking Internal As soon as possible after completion of an examination the answer papers should be passed to the Internal Examiner for marking. Such papers may include those which are marginal with respect to classification. fails and.
Re-sit examination. However. The compensation is possible only within the number of 4 points on any course. if a student fails to pass more than 3 modules during the year. there is a possibility to compensate lacking points provided that the overall average mark is higher than 40%. re-sitting and repetition Compensation. For students who do not meet the compensation criteria there is a possibility to re-sit one examination for each failed course. The final grade for the repeated course cannot be higher than 40%. In designing a scheme for aggregating a student's marks it is usual to allow compensation for failure in a small fraction of the various elements of the assessment where the remainder of the examined work is of a high enough standard for the overall performance to be adjudged successful. There is a possibility to repeat a maximum of three modules throughout the Programme. If a student fails to pass an elective course. which means that Examination Board’s decision with respect to any student is final and cannot be appealed against. The External Examiner's and the Moderator's views must prevail in any discussion concerning classification of students' performances. Compensation.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . Unfair practise All procedures applying in the case of candidates found guilty of unfair practise can be found in University of Wales Unfair Practise Procedure. A student can compensate in both core and elective courses. STUDENTS Lazarski University accepts Bachelor’s degree candidates on the basis of their secondary education achievements and the interview with the Director of BA Programme in Business 13 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. Repetition. This cannot be applied to candidates in the final year of their studies. who is required to review only a sample of theses. The students who are not able to achieve pass in the re-sit may repeat the module. the Deputy Dean/Examination Board may delete such a student from the Programme and may make require him/her to repeat the whole year.Examiner and Moderator but will cover a complete range of student performances. The grade for that course cannot be higher than 40%. Lazarski University students are required to complete successfully the full annual assessment programme before being permitted to proceed to the next year of study. Examination Board The final decision whether a student can or cannot proceed to the next semester/year of study belongs to the Examination Board held usually at the end of each academic semester. The decision of the Examination Board is final. This does not necessarily mean that students are required to pass every individual element of the assessment. The decision whether to apply compensation or not belongs to the Examination Board. Thesis Assessment Three reviewers mark the thesis independently: two Internal Examiners and the External one. the marks for any modules in the level concerned that were passed have to be forfeited. Right of Appeal Students have the right of appeal in accordance with the University’s “Verification and Appeals Procedure”. Compensation can also be applied when determining the classification of any final award to be made to a student. Candidates can be allowed to repeat an entire academic year. However.
Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . SOCRATES/ERASMUS STUDY IN BABE PROGRAMME There is a possibility for BABE students to take a part in S/E study. TOEFL scores. certificate of proficiency in the English is required. for applicants whose first language is not English • 2 recommendations letters from academic teachers in English To be eligible for admittance to study. For applicants whose first language is not English. The required documents are: • Original or certified true copy of second level diploma (A-level certificate or appropriate local equivalent) translated into English by a sworn translator • Original or certified true copy IELTS.Economics. however that may result in prolonging a BABE studies for the whole year. Detailed information may be found in the Rules and Regulations of BA and MSc Programmes 14 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. a candidate shall have attained the age of 17 years or over at the time of entry. Cambridge Advanced/ Proficiency.
The Rectorial Board comprises the following members: Rector Vice Rectors Deans of the Faculties of Economy and Management. Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Management Programme Director Faculty teachers in the Programme Meetings: At least twice a semester Staff – students meetings Programme Director Faculty teachers in the Programme Students of the Course Meeting: At least once a semester (5) The Examination Board Duties: To review the marks of individual students following his/her final exam and to make the decision on granting the degree at the end of the programme Membership Programme Director Internal Examiners External Examiners Meetings: At least once a year 15 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook.QUALITY ASSURANCE The ultimate responsibility for Quality Assurance rests with the Rector. Membership: Dean and his deputies (among them Course Director) Heads of Departments Senior doctors (with “habilitation”) employed at the Faculty Representatives of junior Faculty staff Representatives of Students Meetings: At least once a semester (3) BA in Business Economics Board Duties: To oversee running of the Programme (Course) and to propose alterations. Law Heads of Departments Representatives of the Professors Representatives of junior Faculty staff Representatives of Administration Representatives of Students Meetings: At least once a semester (2) Board of each Faculty Duties: Faculty Board is an equivalent of the Senate on the level of the Faculty. It is exercised through a series of committees and additional measures which ensure that everyone from professors to students is involved in the process. Internal Validation Procedures (1) Rectorial Board (Senate) Duties: To oversee the general running of the Institution and to ensure that proposed alterations of academic programmes are fully discussed and agreed before implementation. To consider any other matter of relevance to its members.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics (4) .
Students’ Programme Evaluation Students are encouraged to talk to both their own lecturers and the Programme Director regarding any problems or complaints they may have with delivery of any course. The Dean has a specific responsibility to review the performance of all his/her staff every two years. The evaluation process concerns the following: • research and publication • teaching performance • activities in professional associations and organizations • student evaluation. Ultimate responsibility rests with the Rector. In general. The Rector additionally collects information about the academic staff from the Student Union 16 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . He/she also acknowledges the achievements and reacts in case of students’ complaints. The Dean remains in regular contact with the Heads of Department attached to their Faculties.(6) Joint Board of Studies Duties: to review the Programme and to accept or reject propositions of Programme and staff changes. discusses the content of the courses. Staff Appraisal Scheme The Dean of the Faculty reviews any staff changes proposed by the Programme Director. direct responsibility for staff appraisal rests with the heads of departments and through them with the Dean of the Faculty. they are obliged to complete a questionnaire on each course. Each Faculty has also a Committee for Staff Appraisal which reviews teachers’ performance by reviewing it every two years. He keeps in touch with the moderator and the external examiner. The Head of Department calls regular evaluation meetings of lecturers employed in the Department and sets the performance objectives of the unit. At the end of each semester. Programme Director The Programme Director. structure and organization. He maintains contact with the teaching staff and the students to assure the proper quality of the teaching and learning process. He is responsible for the Course content. He supervises the work of the Programme Director. He arranges BA Board and Examination Board meetings. visits the classes taught by junior staff and provides feedback about performance. Membership Programme Director Moderator External Examiner Representative of the Validation Unit Three teachers One student representative Meetings: Once a year The Dean The overall responsibility lies with the Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Management. These questionnaires are regularly reviewed by the Programme Director and by the Dean of Economics and Management Faculty. reports directly to the Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Management. and maintains contacts with the Validation Unit of the University of Wales. The Head reviews the syllabi.
17 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. The results of lecturer’s overall assessment constitutes the basis for reward.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics .and from the Deans who receive feedback on the academic performance of the staff from the heads of departments and the students. promotion or dismissal.
understand the notions of a partial derivative of a function of several variables. know economic applications of the derivative such as marginal analysis and elasticity of demand. calculate and apply derivatives to find extreme points. R. PERFORMANCE EVALUATION 18 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. Some basic connections with economics will be presented. continuity and limit. define and use the derivative of a function. 7. level curves. and continuity • Derivative of a function of one and several variables. e. TEACHING METHOD The course will be run in the form of lectures and discussion sections (supplementary course).at least 10 in-class quizzes given during discussion sections. and its connection with extreme points • Introduction to integration Required textbook: S. Brooks/Cole) ATTENDANCE AND IN-CLASS DISCUSSION • Attending classes is required. perform matrix operations. Understand and apply the notion of a set and basic operations on sets. sketch graphs of elementary functions. COURSE LEARNING OBJECIVES 1. extreme points and constrained extreme points. functions of one and several variables. an introduction to the derivative and integral. understand the concept of the definite and indefinite integral. 3. limits.g. have mastered basic techniques of integration such as substitution and integration by parts. Finite Mathematics and Applied Calculus (Thomson. trigonometric and exponential functions. solve systems of linear equations. the logistic function. COURSE TOPICS • Sets • Matrix algebra and systems of linear equations • Functions. Warner. Costenoble. know the definitions of a function. 2.COURSE DESCRIPTORS Mathematics LEVEL I PREREQUISITES None UNIT COORDINATOR Maciej Malicki. 4. the Leontief input-output model. 6. Ph. S. COURSE DESCRIPTION The goal of this course is to make student familiar with basic mathematical tools used in economy and business. consumer surplus. reduce matrices to row echelon form. 20%. 5. 30%. etc. ASSESSMENT 50%.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics SEMESTER I CODE .mid-term exam given in mid November.final exam. such as polynomial. Topics include sets. The production function. matrix algebra. understand geometric and physical interpretations of the derivative. gradient.D. use the Leontief input-output model to solve real world problems.
and your scores on mid-term and final examinations. Instructor reserves the right to make changes to this syllabus as needed.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . 19 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook.• Your performance in this course will be evaluated on the basis of your results on quizzes given at the beginning of discussion sections.
Consumers.5 hours) will constitute the basis for the final grade. demand and government policies 6. Public goods LEARNING OUTCOMES At the completion of the module participants should be able to · understand conceptual framework for thinking about economic issues and problems.Introductory Microeconomics LEVEL I PREREQUISITES None UNIT COORDINATOR Jarek Neneman. Mankiw. Introduction to economics 2. The market for the factor of production 14. TEACHING METHOD 30 hours. Firms in competitive markets 9. The cost of production 8. workings of the price mechanism. Monopolistic competition 13. CONTENT 1. 80% lectures. 20% discussions ASSESSMENT Student performance on short test and final exam (1.to apply this framework to real-world events and policy issues.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . AIMS Does quantity go down always when price goes up? Is price discrimination good for poor customers? Are children inferior goods? Why restaurants are open in the afternoon when they are making a loss? In order to analyse these types of questions this course aims to provide a basic understanding of the concepts of microeconomics including demand and supply. Oligopoly 12. D. TEXTBOOK AND READING Main textbook: G. Elasticity and its applications 5. . Game theory 11. the role of income and price in the demand for goods. The market forces of supply and demand 4. producers and the efficiency of the markets 7. Thinking like economist 3. Monopoly 10. Grading: tests (40%) and final exam (60%). Supply. Principles of Microeconomics SEMESTER I CODE 20 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. Externalities 15. Ph.
67% lectures. stress will be put on the contemporary social features influencing strongly economic situation and selected socio-economical problems of globalizing world. Homans. Ambivalences of needs and requirements. LIT. Giddens. Henderson.). Hybridising East and West. transformation. Chapter 16 Recommended reading: A. Harvard University Press Giddens. G. Are they still relevant in contemporary world? Bourdieu Pierre.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics SEMESTER I CODE . “Globalization Goes in Circles: Hybridities East – West” in: D. Socialization. 1958. Talcott Parsons. Recommended reading: http://www. 33% discussion ASSESSMENT Final exam (2 hours) 60%. Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgment of Taste. Sociology versus ethology and socio-biology. Max Weber. Recommended reading: George C. Social institutions and bureaucracy. 4 short in class exams 20% (5% each) COURSE DESCRIPTION AND AIMS The aim of the course is to provide students with knowledge about sociological concepts. Oxford University Press.emotionalliteracyeducation. Berlin. Classical concepts of social structure (micro. which may be useful for future economist. The changing world – globalization. Giddens. Chapter 2 and 7 3. – new concepts for new era. hybridization etc. 2007. Society and Culture 8. mezzo and macrostructure) and social class. CONTENT 1. Giddens. 6 5/6. Chapter 6 Peter Berger.com/abraham-maslow-theory-humanmotivation. 21 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. Vol. Biological fundaments of human being. Wilson: On human nature. Chapter 1 2. but. Although the most rudimental classical theories are to be mentioned. The Theory of Social and Economic Organization. Kessler (eds. Recommended reading: Edward O. Changing family and gender role. essay 20%. 1947. Thus student will not only learn basic sociological glossary. Ch. Giddens. pp 21-32 11/12. Chapter 2 Recommended reading: Jan Nederveen Pieterse. Chapter 9 9. shall be able to understand how social factors influence the economic situation in contemporary world. Thomas Luckmann Social construction of reality.shtml 4. 63. Social nature of “homo sapiens”. exchange theories. Decision making. what is even more important.Introduction to sociology LEVEL I PREREQUISITES None UNIT COORDINATOR Dr Jaroslaw Jura COURSE DELIVERY 30 hours. Saalmann. 7. Beginnings of sociology as a social science. No. Schrimer. 2006. M. The American Journal of Sociology. Social Behavior as Exchange. interaction and identity. pp 324 – 341 10.
towards the unity of social sciences. 2001 22 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . understand similarities and differences between sociology and economics 3. Sociology.Giddens. Chapter18 14 Multidisciplinary approach . Blackwell. recognize and analyze some basic sociological concepts 2. Internet influence – virtual society Giddens. Giddens. LEARNING OUTCOMES On completion of this module a student should be able to: 1. understand how social features influence economic situation of contemporary world TEXTBOOK A. Chapter 7 and 12 13.
the role of government in conducting economic policies and some ecological challenges which may force us to restructure some of our priorities CONTENT Economic integration and globalisation as natural phenomenon of development-old and new determinants Economic. problem sets ASSESSMENT Exam (1.Hill “Global Business Today “McGraw Hill International Edition 2008.understand economic aspects of more integrated world economy and the choises the government have to make to make their economies competitive READING MATERIAL High quality survey articles of academic publications such as the International Journal of Social Economics.International Edition .basic tools to analyze and understand European integration and globalisation . case studies.the background to understand the opportunities and challenges posed by a rapidly changing international economic environment .2009-06-29 23 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. WTO) and its impact on globalization Multinational corporations and capital groups as new powerful actors in global economy European Monetary Union.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics SEMESTER I CODE . 2007 related chapters Supplementary readings:” The World competitiveness report” IMD. group work/presentation 40% AIMS To provide students with knowledge of European integration and globalisation (theory and practise). Students will have to analyze and critically assess material published in weekly and daily publications such as The Economist. BusinessWeek Fortune or Forbes RECCOMMENDED READING Charles W. 70% lectures. This course will analyze major issues with respect to international movements of goods. Political and Social Consequences of Integration and Globalisation International economic institutions (IMF. European Central Bank European enlargement and its impact on Poland and her economic growth and competitiveness Financial crises and its impact on small and midsized countries like Poland LEARNING OUTCOMES The course will provide the participants with: . The Financial Times.Current Issues of the European and Global Economy LEVEL I PREREQUISITES None UNIT COORDINATOR Prof. Wojciech Bienkowski TEACHING METHOD 30 hours. The course will also address some aspects of economic growth and development such as a problem of efficiency or competitiveness of different socio-economic models. or “International Business .L.Competing in the Global Market Place” McGraw Hill. World Bank.5 hour) 60%. 30% group work.Lausanne. Euro. services. capital and people in the era of globalisation.
New York & London.Poland: Competitiveness report 2009” World Economy Research Institute”. M. 2005. March 2004. London – New York. “The Evolution of Development Economics and Globalization”. Piasecki. In Defense of Globalization. Stiglitz. Globalization and its Discontents. Bhagwati. International Journal of Social Economics. Wolnicki. 2009 R. J. J.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . Warsaw.WSE. 24 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. Oxford 2004.
depending on the content of each class. discussion. they will prepare longer essays for the end of the course. UNIT COORDINATOR Piotr Kłossowicz. R. TEXTBOOKS Hogue.. end-of-term in-class essay (40%).) B) linking words C) avoiding repetition as opposed to repetition for emphatic purposes D) emphatic sentences & inversion. These summaries will make them aware how to focus on the main ideas of the text. both during classes and as written tasks. two 1. 2004 Handouts. Students will also be asked to prepare outlines for these essays as well. The following issues will be covered: A) punctuation (participle clauses.000-word essays (20%).000 word final essay (20%). depending on the content. Addison Wesley. Longman. AIMS This course will help students to participate actively in all forms of written assessment made in English – especially to write examination papers and to prepare dissertation. analysing longer essays and others texts (which students are expected to read at home). These will range from error correction to paraphrasing. summary of a long essay(10%). 1. footnotes and & dealing with sources Students will write essays twice a month. Wydawnictwo Naukowe PWN. English for Academic Purposes. CONTENT The course will focus on two activities: preparing & writing an essay and reading model essays. defining & non-defining relative clauses. 1991 Jordan.. Writing Academic English. Academic Writing Course. indirect speech. end-of-term test (50%)..000 word essay (10%). Course requirements for the 2nd term: four in-class essays (20%). Preparing for writing an essay. short lectures. subordinate clauses. 2002 Macpherson. MA LEARNING APPROACH 60 hours during two semesters. 25 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook.R.Academic Writing LEVEL I PREREQUISITES Level of English – B2. A. It will be guided work and they will be required to produce outline for a specific date and the essay a week before the end of the term. 2. sequencing ideas F) personal & impersonal tone G) formal register and its characteristics H) quotations. 30 hours each semester. Students will read essays in order to summarize them. Apart from that. Warszawa. Oshima. Robin. Solving exercises. A. LEARNING OUTCOMES On completion of the module students will be able to write papers and essays in English on variety of topics and be able to do short research. Students will practise a variety of exercises. ASSESSMENT Course requirements for the 1st term: mid-term test (30%).Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics SEMESTER I/II CODE . etc. E) paragraph & outline of the essay.
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the nature and evolution of the multinational enterprise and international business strategies. Role of marketing and advertising. Methods of data collection for business purposes. discussion 10%) ASSESSMENT Case study presentation – 30%. The underlying concepts of international business. Secondly it will also attempt to create experiments in order to illustrate basic economic principles.Introduction into Business LEVEL I PREREQUISITES None UNIT COORDINATOR Dr Łukasz Konopielko COURSE DELIVERY 30 hours (lectures 30%. Labour and capital markets. economic games 30%. The main aim is to equip students with necessary learning skills which will prove useful for applying economic concepts to interpret real-world phenomena in business CONTENT • Introduction. general characteristic. major indicators. • Business environment. Taxation. 27 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. human capital value and stock exchange. LEARNING OUTCOMES Upon completion of this course. AIMS Primary. empirical case studies 30%. How to value company? How to read financial statements? Experiments linked with coordination problems. students will be able to: • Identify and interpret economic processes in surrounding world • Understand the breath and scope of business • Design and run economic experiment • Understand and explain the power of economic theory • Illustrate economic principles by real cases. Market Experiments: the laboratory versus the classroom. economic growth. The course will try to give a practical introduction into business activity by seeking to explore available cases of business practice as well as identifying links between economic theory and business reality. • Input markets. • Understand the nature of firm. • Data collection and analysis. tasks and projects. • Fixed versus variable costs in practice – does it work? • Business case – an economic side of business projects • Business plan – where theory meets reality. this course will attempt to introduce students into business practice by allowing them to address real business problems in everyday life. Through hands-on activities. marginal utility. Experiments related to pricing systems.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics SEMESTER I CODE . market clearing and auctions. final exam 50%. Experiments and cases relating discriminatory hiring practices. • Market structure and behaviour – case study of selected examples of various structures and experiments relating this topic. students will explore the basic principles of management and economics. economic game preparation 20%. BRIEF DESCRIPTION During this course students are introduced to general business principles that they can apply to their everyday lives. How far is economic theory from business practice? Applied economy and its applications.experiments related to demand curve. globalisation and their influence on business. Case study: In search of your own business. • Principles of market . business-plan and financial statements. trade liberalization. • Enterprise – structure.
Routledge. Routledge. Cassar.Hinde. 2006) 28 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. Collinson. S. 2006) Rugman. 4th edition. Economics for business. International Business. (London. 4th edition.. RECOMMENDED READING. D. (Harlow. Wittzel.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . Management: the basics (New York. TEXTBOOKS J. Prentice Hall. 2004) S.Dubner. FT Prentice Hall.• • Learn how to tackle business problems Critically examine business trends and relate them to the underlying economic concepts. Levitt and S. Freakonomics : a rogue economist explores the hidden side of everything (New York : William Morrow. Economics Lab. K. 2007). (London. 2004) M. NY. Sloman. A. A. Friedman.
Short run macro: simple Keynesian Model. Multiplier analysis 8. 6. Labor and labor market. 5. CONTENT 1. short quizzes checking student’s preparedness will be administered. Associate Professor COURSE DELIVERY 30 hours of lectures supplemented by 45 hours of problem solving and other exercises/discussions ASSESSMENT Apart from the final and midterm exams. as well as student’s active participation in class discussions will also be taken into consideration. Exact split of the above elements will be as follows: 40% = Final exam 20% = Midterm Exam 20% = In class short quizzes 20% = Homework assignments and in-class performance AIMS To provide students with knowledge of introductory macroeconomics.Introductory Macroeconomics LEVEL I SEMESTER II CODE PREREQUISITES Introductory Microeconomics. Macroeconomic production function. graphical exposition) 9. Measurement of economic activity and its outcomes – circular flow of goods and services and social accounting 3. Introduction into long run macro-analysis 4. Subject of macro-analysis and stylized macroeconomic facts 2. and models. Mathematics UNIT COORDINATOR Dr. Understand the basics of comparative statics analysis and use simple maths for multiplier analysis Distinguish between short and long run analyses and models Know the determinants of output in the long run. Role of the government – economic policy in the short run LEARNING OUTCOMES On • • • • • • • completion of this module a student should be able to: Define and measure main macroeconomic categories Identify main sectors of an economy and flows between them Measure the economic flows [national/social accounting] Know what an economic model is and how to build and handle one. mechanisms. Money and Banking 7. IS-LM model (closed economy. Factors of production. To provide them with basic quantitative methods to analyse economy. Quality and timeliness of homework assignments. Andrzej Kondratowicz.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . 29 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. To make them familiar with basic macroeconomic categories.
John Taylor. 30 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. Fundamentals of Macroeconomics will be assigned. Taylor. Principles of Macroeconomics. Fluctuations.e. W. Stroup. 5 has tthree authors: Robert E.. David Papell. John B. 5 edition (2008) [earlier editions acceptable] Supplemented by: Robert Hall.W. South-Western College Pub. Macroeconomics: Economic Growth.• • • Know the basics of short run fluctuations: understand and be able to use the basics the simple Keynesian [algebra and graphic exposition] and the IS-LM model [mostly graphical exposition and analysis] – both in closed economy version) Describe and know how to measure the effects of basic types of macroeconomic policies in the short run Find.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . any post-2000 edition. while starting with edition 6 (2004) again two: Robert E. New York and London – editions from 3 up acceptable [only specific fragments of Part I. attention: ed. Norton and Co. South-Western College Pub. Economics. Hall. Gregory Mankiw. MacPherson. retrieve and process reliable. one suggested text would be Gwartney. Sobel. Private and Public Choice. During the course many quality internet sources of information and primary data will be identified and used – both European and American. Hall & David Papell] ADDITIONAL READING Students may want to consult any other of many available quality textbooks in macroeconomics (basic level) – consult lecturer for more information. high quality primary macroeconomic data from the internet sources TEXTBOOK N. and Policy. i.
6 • Derivatives of functions of many variables – ch. mostly in the second part of the course. 4 • Cramer’s Rule – Chiang.7 Comparative-Static Analysis (comparing equilibria) • Revision (your responsibility) of derivatives .Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . most of our examples will refer to this part of economics. 5.) 1 • Partial Market Equilibrium – A Linear Model Chiang ch. Your TAs will provide you with more examples. We will discuss models of macroeconomic policy in a formal mathematical setup. BRIEF DESCRIPTION and AIMS This course is an overview. how you can use mathematics to solving economic problems. Maciej Krzak. ch. You should study systematically and solve problem sets that are at the end of each paragraph of Chiang’s book. maciej. McAffee ch. 3 • Keynesian National-Income Model.ch.10). You should discuss your homework with the TAs. ch. Chiang ch. ch. We will examine. four/five quizzes – 20% GRADING POLICY I will apply the grading scale published in the Students’ Handbook (p. this may prove insufficient. midterm – 20%. 3. Gr1/ Maciej Malicki.pl Discussions: Maciej Krzak. However.krzak@lazarski. Cheating and plagiarism will be prosecuted.and N-Commodity Case. McAffee chapter (ch. Chiang ch.5 • Keynesian model • Linear IS-LM Model: Government Policy in a Closed and Open Economy. Tuesday 14:00 – 15:00 ASSESSMENT Comprehensive final exam: 60%. 3. The course will show building blocks of basic models that are in common use by scores of economists thousands of times per day. Three absences will automatically cause a report to Programme Director and may result in a grade incomplete in the course. which will render the opportunity to venture into this territory. 5. ch. However your learning of macroeconomics will be in progress during this semester. We will discuss static (equilibrium) analysis and comparative static analysis in micro.5 • Linear Algebra – Vectors and Matrices: Chiang. 2 • General Market Equilibrium – Two. Ph. how marginal analysis is used as a tool in decision-making process. CONTENT Static Equilibrium Analysis • Economic Reasoning and Analysis. HOW TO SUCCEED IN THE COURSE It is a hard class because of mathematics used. Wednesday 10:10 – 13:15 Room 265.and macroeconomic context. Do your homework independently to be sure that you understand the material covered. Since you have had a basic microeconomics course so far. Gr2 COURSE DELIVERY Lectures: 45 hours Discussions: 45 hours Lecture: Office Hours: Room 567.. 7 31 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook.Introduction into Economic Analysis LEVEL I SEMESTR II CODE INSTRUCTOR Dr.6 • Leontief Input-Output Model.D.
e. simple Keynesian models. Introduction to Economic Analysis. 7. 2005 (chapters 3 through 9) Additional reading for aficionados: R. 9.2 • Comparative Statics of General-Functions Model – Total Differentials and Derivatives. 8 • Linear IS-LM Model Revisited ch. Ricardian Equivalence • Understand how optimization techniques are used by economists in the context of comparative-static analysis.3* • Optimization of Functions with Many Variables – Chiang ch. Preston McAfee Publisher. Lagrange Multipliers ch. Marginal and Average Revenue and Cost Functions – ch.• Applications of derivative rules into economics. in the consumer choice model TEXTBOOKS Alpha Chiang and Kevin Wainwright.2 • Comparative-Static Analysis of Basic Models – ch.6 • Optimization as a Variety of Equilibrium Analysis: Profit and Cost Functions ch.g. 12. IS-LM model. 9.1 • Utility Maximization and Consumer Demand. Derivatives of Implicit Functions. ISBN: 978-1-6004-9000-2.5 MIDTERM (March 31) • Differentials and Point elasticity – ch. Preston McAfee. R. 4th Edition.5 COMPREHENSIVE FINAL EXAM LEARNING OUTCOMES By the end of the course students will be able to: • Understand the concept of partial and general market equilibrium • To use comparative static analysis and grasp its limitations • Apply different approaches to comparative-statics of general-function models (total derivatives and total differentials and the implicit-function rule) • Apply comparative static-analysis to basic economic models such as: partial and general equilibrium models. e. 8.1 – 9.12.1 and 8.4 • Attitudes Toward Risk . 2006.g. McGraw Hill. ch.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics .7. 8.ch. free for a download in the Internet *) if time lets 32 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. Fundamental Methods of Mathematical Economics.
include also issues specific for integration in other parts of the world. (Aldershot. mid-term 30%.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics SEMESTER II CODE . monetary union.Economics of Integration LEVEL I UNIT COORDINATOR Dr Łukasz Konopielko TEACHING METHOD 30 hours (lectures 60%. W. practice. EFTA. 5 th ed. Moreover. AIMS The course is intended to get the students acquainted with the economic and political reasons and effects of international economic integration. CONTENT • Concept of economic integration and its stages (free trade area. The stress will be put on the European Union’s integration as the biggest and most powerful integrating bloc in the world. paper presentation 30%.and microeconomics to integration process analysis as well as identify major effects of economic integration. however. The economics of European integration: theory. common market. common policies. Burlington. migrations. NAFTA. England . RECOMMENDED READING 33 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. BRIEF DESCRIPTION The course will cover most important issues in economic integration as present current issues global economic integration Both theoretical base and practical application of integration policy will be included. 2006). political union) • Reasons for creation of integration blocs • Differences and similarities of the biggest integration blocs (EU. discussion 10%) ASSESSMENT Final examination 50%. VT : Ashgate. LEARNING OUTCOMES By the end of the course students will be able to: • Recognise and discuss basic economics rationale for integration • Identify major economic blocs and key drives of their integration. • Discuss prospects for further European and global integration . development funds. The course will. is should allow to apply basic concepts of macro. • Identify processes caused by integration. TEXTBOOKS Molle. • Understand and interpret economic effects of integration. customs union. • Trace role and mechanism of integration institutions and instruments (financial and nonfinancial). MERCOSUR) • Mechanism of economic integration – theoretical approach (static and dynamic effects) • Integration blocs – discrimination of the third countries? (GATT/WTO rules for integration blocs) • Role of integration blocs in international trade • Rules for functioning of the EU as the biggest integration bloc (common legal system. outsourcing. paper 20%. policy. common institutions) • Prospects for deepening of European integration • Integration in practice – cohesion policy.
The economics of Europe and the European Union. Blackhurt.El-Agraa – The European Union. (GATT Secretariat. (London.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . International economic integration in historical perspective.Neal. New York : Cambridge University Press. 2007). Routledge. Anderson. K. D. ( Prentice Hall 2004). McCarthy. 1993). 2006) 34 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. (ed. Ali M. (Cambridge . L.) Regional Integration and the Global Trading System. R.
. quantitative data. • Logical.manage their own file sources. address and database functions in Microsoft Excel. time series and stock exchange data are explained. Methods of drawing pie charts.Idea of Microsoft Power Point is presented and basic functions are shown.Students conduct simple research and present the results using Microsoft Power Point LEARNING OUTCOMES On completion of this module students should be able to: . 5 quizzes 50% AIMS The aim of these lectures is to prepare students for creating various documentation (research. • Microsoft Access II. scatter plots and linear graphs are exercised.) by effective working with different computer programs. .make calculations and present its graphic results. Grabowski.Students solve more advanced mathematical problems (for example solving integrals) using Microsoft Excel. how this database shall be prepared. 35 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. • Microsoft Power Point II. • Financial analysis in Microsoft Excel. Students are given exercises.Information Technology LEVEL I PREREQUISITES None UNIT COORDINATOR W. • Visual Basic in Microsoft Excel-Simple programmes are written in VBA. university theses. Students are shown. • Mathematical calculations in Microsoft Excel. • Graphical methods of presentation data. • Microsoft Power Point I. graphs and tables shall be prepared in Microsoft Word.Students are presented how texts with mathematical expressions. Students obtain information how database for economic analysis shall be prepared. Students solve simple mathematical exercises.prepare and format text. Students prepare database in order to be appropriate for panel data analysis. CONTENT • Preparing database in Microsoft Excel .Basic financial functions are explained and basic categories concerning financial analysis are calculated.Sc ASSESSMENT Final exam 50%. Graphical methods of presenting qualitative data.Further work with Microsoft Access. They are given database with non-numerical data in the case of qualitative variables and they rearrange this database in a such way that numerical values are in all cells.Microsoft Access database is presented. M. • Mathematical functions in Microsoft Excel-Mathematical functions are presented in Excel.The idea of database is presented for students. • Mathematical expressions. bar graphs. in which they have to use these functions. • Microsoft Access I.Various function are shown and students are given exercise.Students are given information concerning preparing graphs. graphs and tables in Microsoft Word. financial or statistical reports. etc. in which they have to facilitate a work in sheet after using Macro.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics SEMESTER II CODE .
Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . Grading: tests (40 %). Inc. including choice under uncertainty • understanding the behavior of the firm • understand how market structure affects price and output • distinguish between partial and general equilibrium models CONTENT 1. prepare work/project presentation.- create simple database. Intermediate Microeconomics. Supplementary textbooks: Nicholson. (2002). 6th ed. General equilibrium and welfare economics TEXTBOOKS Main textbook: Varian. TEXTBOOK CustomGuide CustomGuide CustomGuide CustomGuide Inc. R. AIMS The aim of this course is to give students the conceptual basis and the necessary tools for understanding modern microeconomics at the intermediate level. Intermediate Microeconomics. This course makes some use of calculus.. Pindyck.. Theory of consumer 2. Inc. W. Word 2003 Personal Trainer (O'Reilly) Excel 2003 Personal Trainer (O'Reilly) Access 2003 Personal Trainer (O'Reilly) PowerPoint 2003 Personal Trainer (O'Reilly) Intermediate Microeconomics LEVEL II PREREQUISITES Introductory Microeconomics UNIT COORDINATOR Jarek Neneman. The course covers three broad areas: • • • the theory of the consumer the theory of supply (including monopoly) general equilibrium and welfare LEARNING OUTCOMES On completion of this module students should be able to: • understand the consumer behavior and choice. home assignments and final exam (1. SEMESTER III CODE TEACHING METHOD 30 hours.5 hours) will constitute the basis for the final grade. 9th ed. 80% lectures. Market structure 4. and final exam (60%). 6th ed. 36 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. D. Microeconomics. Theory of firm 3. 20% problem sets ASSESSMENT Student performance on short test. Rubinfeld D. H. Ph. Inc.
Hinde “Economics for Business” 4th ed (2007. . These issues will be illustrated by the European Stability and Growth Pact.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics SEMESTER III CODE . . privatization. but also the limitations of macroeconomic policies. the FED and other central banks Fiscal Policy and Macroeconomic performance Public Deficit and Debt sustainability The European Stability and Growth Pact The Reform of the Public Sector: Social Welfare. the actions by the Fed or the ECB are frequently commented upon by political leaders. different economic models and schools of thought are introduced in order to highlight the consequences of alternative economic policies. structural reforms and short-run and long-run views about economic growth and competitiveness. student presentations. READING The review of key macroeconomic issues will be based on parts H. Mankiw Macroeconomics Following this students will be required to read a set of articles from major economic journals. unemployment Monetary Policy: Inflation.apply and assess alternative macroeconomic theories to real world problems and analyze and conceptualize economic policies in changing institutional frameworks. During the course. discussions and presentations (40%) AIMS Macroeconomic theory as well as policy has been the subject of an often heated debate. Sloman&K. analyze major macroeconomic trends and aggregates. adjusted for current economic issues as required.critically assess the potential benefits.5 hour) 60%. 60% lectures.explain key macroeconomic terms. the role for the ECB. LEARNING OUTCOMES At the completion of the module participants should be able to: . 1. the failure by governments to limit public deficits and debt has caused a lot of controversy among economists. 40% group work. Maciej Krzak TEACHING METHOD 30 hours. . inflation.I and particularly J and K of J. outsourcing and the effects on wages and income distribution. Pearson Education Ltd) and Gregory N. discussions ASSESSMENT Exam (1.Issues in Macroeconomic Policy LEVEL II PREREQUISITES Introductory Macroeconomics UNIT COORDINATOR Dr. This course will first revise general macroeconomic course and subsequently focus on specific aspects of macroeconomic models as well as debates among economists concerning economic policy. Other issues addressed will focus on trade imbalances. Introduction 37 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. CONTENT General revision of basic macroeconomic course Macroeconomic policy. On the monetary policy side.define and distinguish different policy approaches to assess the impact and efficiency of alternative macroeconomic reforms. On the fiscal policy side.
2000. “Are government bonds net wealth?” JPE. Foreign Affairs. “People Flows in Globalization”. !998. Foreign Affairs. “Inflation targeting”. Private Savings. JEP. 2005. 2. “The Macroeconomist as Scientist and Engineer”. “Global Justice”. JEP.Science. The Reform of the Public Sector: Social Welfare vs. eds. 2006. “The negative income tax”.Nat. International competitiveness *Richard Freeman. Foreign Affairs. 2004. Wages and Outsourcing *Amartya Sen. “Offshoring: The Next Industrial Revolution?”. *Paul Krugman: “Can America Stay on Top?”. JEP. Financial Analysis Journal. the role for the ECB and the Fed *Ben Bernanke and Frederic Mishkin. 2003. *Martin Feldstein. 2006. 2006. 1999. *William Vickrey. *Alan Blinder. JEP. “The return to saving”. Monetary Policy. Workfare (Flexicurity) *Robert Moffitt.. “Are your wages set in Beijing?”. JEP. 1974. “Do only economic illiterates argue that trade can destroy jobs and lower America´s national income?”. 2006. Public Deficit and Debt Sustainability *John Tatom. “Not all deficits are created equal”. 1997. (Oxford University Press).Acad. JEP. 38 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. Global Public Goods. 3. 4.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . Inflation.*Gregory Mankiw. 7. 6. 1996. *Richard Freeman. Lester Thurow. in Inge Kaul et al. Fiscal Policy and Macroeconomic performance *Robert Barro. “Fifteen fatal fallacies” Proc. 5.
Mathematical Economics I LEVEL II SEMESTER III CODE PREREQUISITES Mathematics (calculus. ASSESSMENT Final comprehensive exam Quizzes (4) Homework (problem sets) 60% 20% 20% GRADING POLICY I will apply the grading scale published in the Students’ Handbook (p. BRIEF DESCRIPTION and AIMS This course will extend your knowledge. Thursday 12:20 – 14:20 Office Hours: t. when there is only one input or two inputs. Fundamental Methods of Mathematical Economics. how to use the mathematical tool-kit in economic applications. 2006. Preston McAfee Publisher. Three absences automatically qualify for the grade incomplete in the course. Cheating and plagiarism will be prosecuted. how to compute value of money in time. It will supplement Introduction to Economic Analysis. with the analysis over time.krzak@poczta. McGraw Hill. • (Natural) Logarithms.lazarski. TEXTBOOKS Alpha Chiang and Kevin Wainwright.10 39 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. integrals and logarithms).e. ISBN: 978-1-6004-9000-2. Logarithmic Functions and their Application Calculations of Elasticity and Growth Rates. I will report them to the Dean’s office.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics to . Preston McAfee. in which you should have learnt comparative statics. Chiang ch.pl COURSE DELIVERY Lectures: 28 hours Discussions: 14 hours (with the lecturer)) Lecture: Room 13. 2005 For aficionados excerpts from: R. Maciej Krzak maciej.10). among others. d. Chiang ch. Finally. how to evaluate the profitability of investment projects and how long you should store wine or when it is optimal to chop the trees. 4th Edition. 10. we will discuss how we can model a dynamic market model and what conditions on its parameters have to be imposed so that the market price converges toward equilibrium over time. with the introduction to dynamic analysis. Introduction to Economic Analysis UNIT COORDINATOR Dr. We will discuss under which conditions the equilibrium is stable or unstable. We will also study how economies grow in simple setups. b. You will learn. i. Introduction to Economic Analysis. free for a download in the Internet CONTENT • Natural Exponential Functions and the Problem of Growth. R.
7 LEARNING OUTCOMES By the end of the course students will be able to: • Use rudimentary dynamic analysis • Understand and apply the concept of time value of money • Take into account time in the economic analysis • Learn how to cope with uncertainty in investment decisions • Solve linear differential equations • Understand neoclassical growth model in a continuous time frame 40 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. Chiang ch.3.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics .• • • 14. Chiang ch. 10.6 Solow Growth Model. Chiang ch. Proper and Improper Integrals. Chiang 15. Chiang ch. 15.14 Economic Applications of Integrals . 4.Investment.5 • • • • • Simple Problems of Optimal Timing. Chiang ch. A Classic Domar Growth Model Chiang ch. McAffee ch.2 The Qualitative-Graphic Approach 15. 15. 14.6 Continuous Time: First –Order Linear Differential Equations. Dynamics of Market Price.
along with practical advice of their effective application to real-world problems.Statistics LEVEL II UNIT COORDINATOR Prof. 41 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. hypothesis test. • Data summary measures (measures of position. data acquisition and management. 5. classes 30 hours). errors in data sets). The methods to be covered have been selected for their relevance to managerial decision making and problem solving and to other courses in the English track curriculum at Lazarski University. Beyond simply teaching of the methods. sampling distributions. 2. data collecting. • Probability distributions for discrete random variables: Poisson and binomial) • Probability distributions for continuous random variables: normal distribution). Conduct simple and multiple regression analyses. economics. Generate and use basic graphical and numerical descriptive methods. Krystyna Iglicka TEACHING METHOD 60 hours (lectures: 30 hours. Apply dynamic analysis. data models and residual analysis. 4. • Statistical sampling (populations. sample space and events. discrete and continuous random variables and their distributions. AIMS The aim of this course is to learn basic statistical concepts in business. LEARNING OUTCOMES As a result of this course. and the other social sciences. 5% students’ presentations – 50%. dr hab. various kind of data observation. the students will be able to: 1. case studies and presentations. Use basic methods of the analysis of correlation. simple random sampling for finite and infinite population. • Data patterns (displays of qualitative and quantitative data. a primary objective of the course is to improve students’ ‘statistical thinking’ abilities in order to promote their beneficial use in practice. basic probability theorems. tests for population parameters). measures of skewness) • Basic probability concepts (random trials. frequency distributions. ASSESMENT Short tests/quizzes during the semester ( 8 tests X 5%. CONTENT • Data acquisition and management (data sets and data sources. basic probability concepts. censuses and samples. Classes based on problem solving. Students’ active class participation. displays of bivariate data. probability distributions. data patterns and summary measures for data. 50% final exam). measures of variability. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND OBJECTIVES Study of the methods of probability and statistical inference including. time series analysis and index numbers. misleading graphic presentations). sample statistics and population parameters • Estimation and testing (point estimation and sampling distribution of x and selected other parameters. price and quantity indexes). 3. interval estimation of selected parameters of population. confidence intervals. Therefore a course offers a balanced presentation of fundamental statistical theories and methods. • Time series analysis and index numbers (time series.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics SEMESTER III CODE . Apply basic estimation and testing procedures.
. 1993 Achel.A.M. Manage the statistical problem solving process TEXTBOOKS Neter. 7. and G.2006. 42 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. Wasserman W.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . Translate and communicate the results of statistical analyses to management. D. Prentice Hall 1988.Levine. Critically evaluate statistical studies. Applied statistics.and D.6. 8.M. A first Course. Whitmore. L. Rindskopf.McGraw-Hill. sixth edition. Applied Statistics. RECOMMENDED READING Berenson. Complete Business Statistics. A. fourth edition. J. Allyn and Bacon.
Mbewe Teaching Method 15 hours: Lecture (100%) Assessment Final exam (50%). Introduction 1. Introduction to Regional Science and Regional Economic Analysis II. Principle Dilemmas of Regional Policy 2. to understand the motives of regional policy and possibly the reasons for their success or failure. Input-Output and Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) Models 5.Regional Economics LEVEL I SEMESTER III CODE Prerequisites Introductory Microeconomics. Transport Costs. Problem set (25%). New Economic Geography Models with Mobile and Immobile Workers III. Application of Economic Analysis to Regional Policy Decisions Learning Outcome Upon completion of this course students will be able to understand geographical determinants of economic success of regions.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics .e.rri. to analyze systematically economic developments in regions. Shift-Share Model 3. Taxonomic Analysis of Regional Data IV.edu/regscweb. Regional Economic Analysis 1. Aims The course will provide insights into the spatial dimension of economic systems. Firstly. Agglomeration Economies 5. determinants of distribution of economic activities. Regional Policy 1.wvu. freely available online at http://www. Economic Base (EB) Model 4. Nature. Textbook & Readings “The Web Book of Regional Science”.htm (the webpage of the Regional Research Institute of the West Virginia University) 43 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. Secondly. Term paper (25%). students will get acquainted with location theory i. Introductory Macroeconomics Unit Coordinator R. Location Theory 1. Spatial Competition and Spatial Differentiation 4. and how to assess economic development of regions. Finally. Agricultural Land Use and Locational Rent (von Thünen) 2. Limits and Functions of Regions 2. edited by Scott Loveridge. they will learn how to analyze formally the influence of changes in economic space on affected communities and societies. Central Place Theory 3. Content I. possible government interventions aimed at modifying regional processes or their consequences will be discussed.
Frank Giarratani. Freely available at: http://www. “An Introduction to Regional Economics”.wvu. 3rd edition. Hoover.rri.Edgar M.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics .edu/WebBook/Giarratani/contents.htm 44 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook.
Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics SEMESTER III CODE . Quizzes: 20%. General classifications of assets. Introductory issues of management accounting. profit and loss statement. Financial and management accounting – differences. financial and investment activity. Break-even point analysis. Written assignments: 20% BRIEF DESCRIPTION AND AIMS The course aims at familiarising the students with the role of accounting in business. Cost accounting: fixed costs. LEARNING OUTCOMES On completion of this module a student should be able to: define the role of accounting in business. The course presents issues of bookkeeping. users of financial information. explain the fundamental principles of accounting. Principles of bookkeeping and working with accounts. liabilities). Summary and revision. Elements of the financial report: profit & loss statement. Role of accounting in business environment.e. Differentiating between accrual values (costs and incomes) and cash values (outflows and inflows of cash). The students will also acquire certain practical skills enabling them to understand how financial statements are prepared and how to use the information included in them. equity and liabilities. Cost accounting: methods of cost calculations. Basic structure of a balance sheet (assets. equity. variable costs. cont. cash flow statement as well as some aspects of managerial accounting – i. Elements of the financial report: balance sheet. Management accounting. cost calculation or break-even point analyses. 40% lectures. cont. Measuring performance – basic structure of an income statement (profit & loss statement). Balance sheet as a static presentation of financial position. Elements of the financial report: cash flow statement. Elements of the financial report: statement of changes in equity (funds flow statement). Major categories of costs. balance sheet structure. Fundamental principles of accounting. Scope of information disclosed in a cash flow statement – operating. Maciej Turała TEACHING METHOD 30 hours. UNIT COORDINATOR Dr. ASSESSMENT Final examination: 60%. Harmonisation and standardisation of accounting.Accounting LEVEL II PREREQUISITES Mathematics. Definitions and classifications of costs and incomes. CONTENT Introduction to accounting concepts. accounting methods. Accounting as a source of information about economic activities – nature and functions of accounting. 45 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. Major categories of incomes. Principles of bookkeeping and working with accounts. Impact of cost accounting on the financial results. total costs. 60% practical sessions. perform basic bookkeeping operations.
identify various types of assets. item 694. Wprowadzenie do rachunkowości.. Journal of Laws of 2002. SUPPLEMENTARY READING (in Polish) Śnieżek E. perform a break-even point analysis. calculate a financial result. No. Kraków. 46 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. 76. Dyson J.R. Financial Times/Prentice-Hall. 2004.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . RECOMMENDED READING The Accounting Act of 29 September 1994. capital and liabilities. prepare a financial statement. Oficyna Ekonomiczna. Accounting for non-accounting students.. 2001.
Banking and Finance LEVEL II PREREQUISITES Fundamentals of Macroeconomics UNIT COORDINATOR Dr. Maciej Turała TEACHING METHOD 15 hours, lectures ASSESSMENT Written assignments (40%), Final examination (60%), AIMS The course aims at presenting the fundamentals of banking. The course concentrates on issues of bank functions and risk in banking activities. Practical references are given to the overall characteristics of monetary policy in Poland as well as to the organisation of the banking system in the European Union. CONTENT Definition and nature of banks and banking services; Functions of banks and banking system; types of banks and their functions – central and commercial banks; Money creation; Overall characteristics of monetary policy and the money market in Poland since political and socio-economic transformation in 1990; Nature and types of banking risk; causes of risk in banking activities; Managing banking risk – identifying, measuring and mitigating risk; Organisation and functions of banking institutions in the European Union: European Central Banks, European Investment Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development; LEARNING OUTCOMES On completion of this module a student should be able to: Describe functions of central as well as commercial banks; Identify main sources of banking risk and provide ways of mitigating it; Describe the overall characteristics of monetary policy in Poland; Describe the organisation and functions of chosen EU banking institutions. RECOMMENDED READING Czarnecka-Wójcik E., Wróblewska-Banaś M., Banking and finance: key issues, WSBiF, Katowice, 2004. Gardener E.P.M, Molyneux P., Moore B., Banking in the new Europe: the impact of the single European market programme and EMU on the European banking sector, Palgrave Macmillan, 2002. Kawalec S., Banking sector systemic risk in selected Central European countries. Review of: Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary,Poland, Romania and Slovakia, CASE, 1999. SEMESTR III CODE
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International Economics LEVEL II SEMESTER IV CODE
PREREQUISITES Introductory Microeconomics and Macroeconomics, Mathematics, Introduction to Economic Analysis UNIT COORDINATOR Dr Richard Mbewe MBA., Ph.D. TEACHING METHOD 75% lectures, 25% problem solving in form of homework ASSESSMENT Midterm exam – 25%, final exam – 55%, 20% - problem solving AIMS To empower students to understand nature and importance of the global economic cooperation, driving forces in cross-border exchange of goods, services and capital, as well as the way international financial system works. To show them how to make use of the basic principles of international economics while making business decisions in the domain of trade and finance of an open economy. CONTENT 4. Fundamental principles of international trade, significance of factor movements 5. Exchange rate determination (short-term and long-term), exchange-rate regimes and nature of the adjustment processes; financing international trade 6. Capital flows and international financial markets, the evolution of the international monetary system. 7. Dynamics of globalization, its driving forces, challenges and consequences of financial liberalization, monetary integration, global institutional framework of cooperation, LEARNING OUTCOMES On completion of this module a student should be able to: • Understand and analyze open economy mechanisms • Analyze international environment of business • Form rational judgements on contemporary economic issues and solve basic problems related to international business in the domain of production, trade and finance TEXTBOOK P. R. Krugman, M. Obstfeld, International Economics: Theory and Policy (6th Edition), Addison Wesley, 2002. RECOMMENDED READING W.Ch. Sawyer, R.L. Sprinkle, International Economics, Prentice Hall, 2004 G. Gandalfo, International Finance and Open-Economy Macoreconomics, Springer, 2002 The Economist, various issues. www.rgemonitor.com
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Intermediate Macroeconomics LEVEL II SEMESTER IV CODE
PREREQUISITES Introductory Microeconomics and Macroeconomics, Mathematics, Introduction to Economic Analysis UNIT COORDINATOR dr. Bogna Gawrońska – Nowak TEACHING METHOD 30 hours, 67% lectures, 33% problem sets ASSESSMENT midterm (25%), short quizzes (20%), final written exam (55%) AIMS To provide students with knowledge of intermediate macroeconomics. To make them analyse macroeconomic issues connected with business environment and to teach them to understand and use macroeconomic models properly. CONTENT 1. Economic Growth, Capital Accumulation, Total Factor, Human Capital, Technology, and Endogenous Growth and Convergence 2. Fiscal Policy and the Role of Government 3. Money and Prices 4. Consumption and Investment 5. Business Cycles 6. Monetary Policy LEARNING OUTCOMES On • • • • completion of this module a student should be able to: Identify and interpret different macroeconomic issues Use some of the macroeconomic models in practical way Analyse macroeconomic policy in different time periods and in wider global context Use some algebra for analytical purposes in macroeconomics.
TEXTBOOK D. Miles, A. Scott, Macroeconomics and the Global Business Environment, John Wiley & Sons, 2004 RECOMMENDED READING O. Blanchard, Macroeconomics, 5th edition, Prentice Hall, 2008 N. G. Mankiw, Macroeconomics, Worth Publishers, 2002 The Economist, various issues.
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W. 10% discussions ASSESMENT Final written exam (90 minutes). 70% lectures. 50 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. 6th ed. G. Short tests 30%. The MIT Press. Present price and nonprice strategies of firms on competitive and noncompetitive markets. Introduction to Industrial Organization. Marks. 20% problem sets. R. final exam 70%. H. S. Intermediate Microeconomics. Microeconomics. Cabral.Managerial Economics LEVEL II SEMESTR III CODE PREREQUISITES Basic microeconomics UNIT COORDINATOR Dr. Outline basic concepts and institutions of competition policy CONTENT • General characteristic of decision-making process • Decision-making in uncertainty • Value of information • Bargaining and auctions • Market structure and market power • Price discrimination • Vertical relations • Product differentiation • Advertising LEARNING OUTCOMES On completion of this course a student should be able to: • Analyze decision making process under uncertainty • Understand auction strategies • Understand basic firm’s strategies on competitive and noncompetitive markets TEXTBOOKS F. 2000 Varian. John Wiley and Sons 2002. AIMS To introduce basic concept of decision-making. Rubinfeld D. L.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . Pindyck. (2002). 5 short (10 minutes) in-class tests. 6th ed. Managerial Economics. Samuelson.. Jarek Neneman LEARNING APPROACH 30 hours.
8. 5. Multiple Linear Regression Model (MLR): two explanatory variables. Statistics UNIT COORDINATOR Maciej Malicki. Modelling with Time Series Data. A special emphasis will be put on examples and applications. Heteroscedasticity. heteroscedasticity. Dummy Variables. Essentials of Econometrics. TEACHING METHOD Lectures and supplementary classes ASSESSMENT 50%. 3. Simple Linear Regression Model (SLR). 9. and times series. Simultaneous Equations Models. OLS-estimation.9 in-class quizzes given during discussion sections COURSE OBJECTIVES The goal of this course is to make student familiar with basic methods of econometrics. CONTENTS 1. Variables Transformations in Regression Analysis.Econometrics LEVEL II SEMESTER IV CODE PREREQUISITES Mathematics. 6. Maximum Likelihood Estimation. 7.D.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics .final exam. Ph.N. TEXTBOOK: D.projectf. 25%. 4. maximum likelihood estimation. autocorrelation. Autocorrelation disturbance 10. Introduction to Econometrics 2. Topics include simple and linear regression models. Gujarati. 25%. 51 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook.
McGraw-Hill RECOMMENDED READING N. 52 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. public choice. Jarek Neneman TEACHING METHOD 30 hours. Show the importance of pension reform. T Gayer. Public Finance. Rosen. 7/e. equity. CONTENT Introduction to public finance Tools of Normative Analysis Public Goods Externalities Income Redistribution. AIMS Show the rationale for public involvement in the economy. Grading: tests (35 %). short assignments (5%) and final exam (60%). understand the rationale and the tool of market intervention TEXTBOOKS H. explain the reasons for “market failure” and the need for social insurance.5 hours) will constitute the basis for the final grade. Oxford University Press. etc. home assignments and final exam (1. 80% lectures. Conceptual Issues Social Insurance Introduction to taxation LEARNING OUTCOMES On completion of this module a student should be able to: define public sector and its role in contemporary society. The Economics of the Welfare State. 4/e. Discuss the issue of welfare. 20% problem sets and discussions ASSESSMENT Student performance on short test.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . Barr.Public Finance LEVEL II SEMESTER IV CODE PREREQUISITES Introductory Microeconomics and Macroeconomics UNIT COORDINATOR Dr.
Simultaneously. ASSESSMENT The final grade will be based on: • Active participation in course – presentations and discussion (20 % of the final grade) • Written assignment (30 % of the final grade) • Final exam (50% of the final grade) BRIEF DESCRIPTION The aim of this course is to setup a background for proper selection as well as to first attempt to overview a topic for a B.Research Preseminar LEVEL II COORDINATOR Łukasz Konopielko. Economics Uncut (Edward Elgar.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . Bowmaker. dissertation. READING S. LEARNING OUTCOMES By the end of the course students will be able to: • Understand and analyze key strengths of economics for applying it to data available. SEMESTER IV CODE core 53 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. This will be done by studying review papers presenting diversified research strategies. • Develop judgments on all above. • Understand and explain economic approach to various issues • Adopt flexibly economic analysis methodology to everyday life and identify possible data sources for such an analysis. All this should lead to creation of students’ own research agendas as well as preliminary definition of dissertation topics. PhD COURSE DELIVERY 30 hours (introductory lectures: up to 10 hours.A.W. Additionally the best dissertations successfully defended at Łazarski over recent years will be reviewed. • Formal requirements for good dissertation • Investigation set-up • Problem identification and analysis of additional knowledge required • Model design and data collection • Application of economic theory in your area of interest. This is expected to be achieved in two ways. students’ cases and discussion 20 hours). research approaches to various issues in economics. we will look into data collecting techniques. Based on this personal supervision proposal will be made. • Provide a convincing case why economics should be reckoned as the social science. 2005) BA dissertation handbook. Primarily we will define each participant particular research interest and review possible areas of investigation. CONTENT • How to apply economic concepts in research? The big picture – macroeconomics vs. microeconomics for your own dissertation.
Blackwell Publishing 2006 Legrand. Social Policy in the Modern World. and the impact these have on social conditions and problems TEXTBOOKS: Hill M. RECOMMENDED READING: Spicker. Students’ AIMS The aim of this course is to learn basic concepts of social welfare and their relationship to politics and society. Prentice Hall 1995. Essays on the Welfare State. Anarchy state and utopia. Titmuss. P. 1974. Krystyna Iglicka COURSE DELIVERY 30 hours (lectures combined with case studies prepared.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics .50%. discussed and presented by students) ASSESMENT Students’ presentations – 40%. The economics of social problems. Allen and Unwin 1963 The main international journals in the subject are the Journal of European Social Policy and Social Policy and Administration – selected papers from them will be delivered by the teacher 54 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. dr hab. Macmillan 1992. R Robinson.Social Policy LEVEL III SEMESTER V CODE UNIT COORDINATOR Prof. J. active participation – 10%. Basic Books...M. active class participation. rights and responsibilities. C Propper. housing. R. Nozick. • • • • • • • • Welfare and society Welfare and equality Values Social need Social security Poverty Social Exclusion Policies (health. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND OBJECTIVES The course revolves around three main issues in debates over social policy: arguments over needs. education) LEARNING OUTCOMES The course gives students an opportunity to examine different social policies and perspectives. final exam . Social policy: themes and approaches. The course aims to deepen students’ understanding of contemporary social issues and problems by looking at how social policy issues are constructed and contested.
. Games of Strategy. 70% lectures. TEACHING METHOD 15 hours. Grading: tests (40 %) and final exam (60%). W. D.Game Theory LEVEL III PREREQUISITES Microeconomics UNIT COORDINATOR Jarek Neneman. 2004 SEMESTR V CODE 55 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. CONTENT Basic ideas and terminology Games with sequential moves.5 hours) will constitute the basis for the final grade.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . Norton. Ph. extended form of game Games with simultaneous moves Mixed strategies Prisoners’ dilemma Strategic moves LEARNING OUTCOMES On completion of this course a student should be able to: Understand basic concepts of game theory Analyze simple games Understand strategic moves TEXTBOOKS A. Skeath. AIMS To introduce basic concept of game theory and its applications mainly in business. 30% games ASSESSMENT Student performance on short test and final exam (1. S. 2nd ed. Dixit.W.
The course also aims at improving students’ software capabilities. CONTENT I.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics SEMESTR V CODE . As this is most probably their first independent research of that complexity level much of the effort must be made to introduce useful concepts and methods with clear recognition of their applicative character. Despite the practical character of the course some general theoretical information about research methodology will be presented. theoretical approaches. those that are commonly used in economics. MA COURSE DELIVERY 30 hours – 40% lecture. 2 short written assignments (in class) 10% (5% each). It should inspire students how to search for economic time series. Even if it may be not sufficient to conduct very advanced professional research students should at least know what kind of collecting data method may be useful for particular research problem – mostly in microeconomic analyze (however methodological knowledge about conducting survey research should also be useful for macroeconomists . Later on they will be taught how to operationalize their problems and questions and how to find possible best method of data collecting. therefore. extend their knowledge concerning linear regression model and its interpretation. how to use data sources.Research Methods LEVEL III PREREQUISITES None UNIT COORDINATOR Dr Jaroslaw Jura SECOND LECTURER Wojciech Grabowski. They should be able to use binary choice model and interpret its parameters. 2 homeworks 10% (each homework 5%). 10% discussion. 50% problem sets ASSESSMENT Group project presentation 70% (2 presentations: research report (40%) and econometric problem analysis 30% – written). general introduction. 2 quizzes 10% (each quiz 5%) COURSE DESCRIPTION AND AIMS The purpose of this course is to provide students with basic methodological knowledge about conducting research and data analysis in economics and related areas. hypothesis and 56 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. The whole course is practically oriented and the main aim of it is to help the students in their future BA thesis projects. theories. Taking into account the fact that most of the students are not experienced enough in doing research. they should still acquire basic knowledge about collecting data methods. teaching them how to prepare presentations containing solutions of some econometric problems.for example information about constrains. Thus student will be directed towards obtaining ability how to formulate their own research problems and research questions. Introduction 1. biases and potential errors connected with this method). Although at BA level students are not supposed to present very sophisticated techniques. The last part of the course will be focused on providing some practical aspects of econometrics. Aim of the course. formulation and preparation phases of the research project must be studied carefully.
. 3. Sheila. qualitative methods. Macroeconometric Modeling. probability and sampling (definition. questionnaire interview. 2002 Economic Methodology: An Inquiry. 2. Statistical analysis of macroeconomic data 11. Working with econometric software (I) 13. Principles of 57 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. 1999. types). Other gathering materials methods: observation (structuralized and participant observation). Oxford University Press. text analyse . Working with econometric software (II) 14.introduction a) Structuralized interview. Research Methods in Business Studies: A Practical Guide. Gronhaug Kjell.content analyse. 2. Working with database 10. Interpretation of research results 15. and Measurement II.statements. Ghauri. Dow. Research Design: Conceptualization. Quantitative vs. Operationalization. focus group. 2005.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . Prentice Hall. b) Unstructuralized interview. Pervez. 5. research consultations 7. 3. Group project presentations TEXTBOOKS 1. Research preparation – designing a questionnaire 6. Klein Lawrence R. Introduction to regression analysis 12. Interview . in-depth interview. Welfe Aleksander. Graphical analysis of macroeconomic data 9. Research report presentation III. Practical econometric 8. New York. Collecting data methods and its analysis – aspects useful for economists 4. North-Holland Welfe Władysław.
supplementary classes 15 hours (15 x 1 hour) ASSESSMENT Active class participation (25%). Regulation. b.D. AIMS This course aims to provide students with basic knowledge about business law and to make them familiar with the requirements of starting and carrying on economic activity. Branches of law. During the course. Distinction between private and public business law. Public business law. c. 3. Licenses and permits. 7. Economic activity of natural persons. 4. lecture 15 hours (15 x 1 hour). State aid. State control of economic activity. SEMESTR V CODE g. participants should gain the ability to interpret legal acts as well as to analyse cases. Private business law. Contracts. Companies. General companies. short quizzes (25%). d. a. Business law as a specific branch of law. National and European business law. CONTENT 1. a.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . 2. i. f. Provisions and norms of law. 58 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. Launching a business. c. The concept of law. Association of capital. 6. both in theory and practice. ii. COURSE DELIVERY 30 hours. BRIEF DESCRIPTION This course provides students with knowledge of principal problems of business law. The principle of freedom of economic activity. final written exam (50%). Ph. e. 5. Carrying on economic activity.International Business Law LEVEL III UNIT COORDINATOR Andrzej Nałęcz. b.
Cambride University Press. LexisNexis. 2006. Wprowadzenie do prawa. Know the extent of state control of economic activity and its limits. 2008 (bilingual textbook). An Introduction to Law.LEARNING OUTCOMES On completion of this module a student should be able to: • Understand the specifics of business law as part of both private and public law. • • Know the requirements of starting and carrying on economic activity. READING Phil Harris.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . 59 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. Jolanta Jabłońska-Bonca. Introduction to law.
Source of Information on Investments 6. Organization and Functioning of Securities Market 5. The Concept of Investment 3. Reilly. Bonds Fundamentals and Bond Valuation 10.Investments Analysis LEVEL III PREREQUISITES Macroeconomics I UNIT COORDINATOR Andrew J. and analysis of alternative investments and how to translate what the students have learned in the course to actual participation in the financial markets CONTENT 1. Industry Analysis 12. Analysis of Alternative Investments LEARNING OUTCOMES At the completion of the module student will be able to: • show understanding of how and why are our securities market changing • discuss and explain why individuals invest and what factors determine an investor’s required rate of return on an investment . Company Analysis 13. The Dryden Press 60 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. Technical Analysis 14. Frank K. The Investment Setting 2. Markowitz Portfolio Management 9. valuation of securities .Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics SEMESTR VI CODE . Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management. ASSESSMENT Final Exam 50% Research project and presentation 20% Short Examinations 20% Class participation 10% OBJECTIVE This course is design to provide participants with basic knowledge of the investment analysis. bonds or options • explain why financial ratios are useful and in what context they should be analyzed TEXBOOKS 1. An Introduction to Portfolio Management 8. International Diversification 15. like stock. 70% lectures 30% work on problems and cases. Measure of Return and Risk 4. industry and company analysis. Analysis of Financial Statement 11. Efficient Capital Markets 7. Kurnicki MAS LEARNING APPROACH 30 hours. • analyze market tendencies and risk management • describe the different roles that investment corporations play in the financial system • explain in details the nature of portfolio allocation • explain the risk connected to global investment • interpret behavior of particular securities.
To prepare students to write BA Thesis. Geoffrey A. To provide them with appropriate methods and techniques for their research. and assessment criteria) 2.. Defining. Euromoney. RECCOMMENDED READING Gujarati D. Bloomberg News. Prentice Hall International. ISBN0071163069. The Wall Street Journal. measuring.. The Wall Street Journal Edition RECOMMENDED READING The Financial Times. 2000 Appropriate field literature recommended by BA Thesis Supervisor 61 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. the Economist BA Seminar LEVEL III SEMESTER VI CODE PREREQUISITES successful completing level I and level II of studies UNIT COORDINATOR Dr Bogna Gawrońska – Nowak (Programme Director) and Relevant BA Thesis Supervisors TEACHING METHOD 30 hours. Second Edition. Inc. 20% lecture ASSESSMENT 100% BA Thesis AIMS To support students with their individual research work. Hirt.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . Econometric Analysis. Initial guidance on research and BA Thesis preparation (general remarks on content. 80% solving problems.2. HBR. 1998 (International edition). Critical revision of relevant field literature (both theoretical and empirical) 4. Stanley B. To make them define and analyse problems of their interest. Block.H. Green W. Application of proper statistical and econometric methods 6. CONTENT 1. Selection of multimedia tools LEARNING OUTCOMES On completion of this module a student should be able to: • Identify and define individual research problems • Describe and know how to measure analysed issues • Make analytical assessment of the state of play in area of interest • Successfully conduct individual research • Present and be ready to discuss research effects.. presentation. McGraw-Hill Book Company. N. Data mining techniques 5. and analysing complex economic issues in a given field area 3. Essentials of Econometrics. Fundamentals of Investment Management.
shareholders’ equity. Wiley. Ashwinpaul C. midterm 20% AIMS The course provides students with an basic knowledge of the main areas of company financial accounting such as statement of cash flow.Financial Accounting LEVEL II SEMESTER III CODE PREREQUISITES Introductory Microeconomic. White. research project 20%. Kimmel . 62 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. Paul D. Donald E. Intermediate Microeconomics.Financial Accounting. CONTENT The course will focus on: • Accounting and Organizations • The measurement of Profit • Measurement of Wealth and the Balance Sheet • The Profit and Loss Account • Fixed Assets and Long-term Liabilities • Financing and Business Structure • Cash Flow Statement • Financial Statement Analysis • Income Valuation • GAAP basic concept LEARNING OUTCOMES On completion of the module students should be able to: • List and discuss the components of the balance sheet and income statement • Describe the information contained in the statement of the stockholders equity • Use the cash flow statement to examine a firm’s liquidity position • Describe the cash flow and working capital effects of the choice of inventory methods • Examine the financial statement effects on revaluation on long-term assets. Wiley 4th edition 2. ASSESSMENT Final exam (2 hours) 60%. Accounting UNIT LECTURER Andrew J. 3th edition. financial statement analysis. MAS LEARNING APPROACH 30 hours. Dov Fried – The Analysis and Use of Financial Statement . Gerlad I. The objective of this course is the presentation of financial accounting from the point of view of the primary users of financial accounting and to use case method approach to apply basic concept in real business situation. • Compute book value per common share. the time value of money. lectures and case methods approach. Sondhi. EPS and P/E. READING: 1. Kieso.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . budgeting. current assets and current liabilities. Kurnicki . • Estimate the market value of debt and discuss its usefulness. Jerry Weygandt. free cash flow.
eu. the course will equip a student with the theoretical underpinnings of monetary integration. OCA Theory – 1 class • OCA Theory: Costs of a common currency PDG chapter (ch. 4 – 1 class • Convergence criteria. www. B&W ch. www.). B&W ch. homework (problem sets) 10% TEACHING METHOD Lectures 90%.6 . B&W ch. To this end.int – 1 class • Fiscal policies in monetary unions PDG ch. core mathematics UNIT COORDINATOR Dr. 14 – 1 class • Midterm exam • New member states in the EU and their road to the euro PDG ch. Cheating and plagiarism will be prosecuted.int – 2 sessions • Financial markets and the euro PDG ch. 16 – 2 classes • Review: debate on the pros and cons of Poland’s adoption of the euro – 1 session LEARNING OUTCOMES By the end of the course students will be able to: • Understand why Europe has undertaken the monetary integration project • Understand where Maastricht nominal convergence criteria come from • Evaluate costs and benefits of a currency union • Describe how monetary and fiscal policies are conducted in the euro zone • Point to shortcomings of the euro zone • Discuss arguments for and against of Poland’s entry into the eurozone • Point to relevant information sources on the monetary union in the internet TEXTBOOKS 63 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics .Monetary Integration LEVEL II SEMESTER III CODE PREREQUISITES: Core microeconomic and macroeconomic courses. Maciej Krzak COURSE DELIVERY Lectures: 30 hours ASSESSMENT Comprehensive final examination 60%. 10.1 class • The European Central Bank PDG ch. Mind that three absences automatically lead to an incomplete grade in the course. 15. midterm 30%. 7 . the conduct of monetary and fiscal policy.ecb. 13 1 . B&W ch . transition period PDG ch. CONTENT • Overview of the course. B&W ch. Then it will place theory in a practical context of European monetary integration: its institutions. group work 10% GRADING POLICY I will apply the grading scale published in the Students’ Handbook (p. 2 – 1 classes • Benefits of the common currency PDG ch.10). help her understand problems that the union encounters. AIMS The course aims at acquainting a student with issues pertaining to the monetary integration with a particular emphasis on the European monetary integration and Poland’s prospects of joining the union. 14. and take part in discussions on it in an informed and structured way. 6. 9.3 – 1 class • Costs and Benefits Compared PDG ch.2 classes • Critical arguments on the theory of optimum currency areas: PDG ch.
A sustainability pact for the Eurozone.ue.net. 2004 or 2/e 2006 RECOMMENDED READING Documents of the ECB www.Paul de Grauwe (PDG). 64 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. Pisani-Ferry. The Economics of European Integration. www.int B. McGraw-Hill Education. Economics of Monetary Union 6th Edition.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . oxford University Press 2005 Richard Baldwin and Charles Wyplosz (B&W).int and European Commission such as The Broad Economic Policy Guidelines www. 2003. eu.ecb.pisaniferry. Coeuré and J.
Do We Really Need Immigrants? Demand For Foreign Labour in the EU. Poland’s Post-War Dynamics of Migration. K. Students will also get an opportunity to look at policies. especially Poland. Social and political consequences of migration from CEE region before and after the collapse of the communist system are also considered. and M. Students’ active class participation. Pellegrino. 2003. Impact upon demographic structures. discrimination of migrant workers. Management of international migration: main ideas.1998. Aldershot. Krystyna Iglicka COURSE DELIVERY 30 hours (lectures combined with case studies prepared. AIM The aim of this course is to learn basic concepts of population mobility with the special attention to changes on EU labor markets. keeping away unskilled. discussed and presented by students) ASSESMENT Students’ presentations – 50%. Guest workers schemes after 1945 in Europe – a source of ethnic division on labour markets Patterns of integration of migrants: exclusion/inclusion. Ageing of population and “replacement migration”. dr hab. 65 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. patterns and mechanisms of migration in the CEE closely. Migration Policy of Poland after 1989 Foreigners on Labour markets in Poland – legislations before 2004 and after Future scenarios: Challenges for Polish Labour markets – EURO 2012 LEARNING OUTCOMES The course gives students an opportunity to examine different social and economic theories of migration and integration. RECOMMENDED READING: Massey. Kouaouci. 50% final exam. Segmented labour markets. Worlds in Motion – Understanding International Migration at the End of the Millennium.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics .a source of demand for forming labour Dynamics and structure of labour migration from Poland before and after 1989 Dynamics and structure of Labour migration into Poland after 1989. Fortress Europe: Welcome the skilled. international trade and migration theories. constraints and scenarios for the future. Impact upon European economy and migration. Ashgate. Miller. CONTENT • • • • • • • • • • Economics and migration from the perspective of labour market. Taylor. TEXTBOOKS: Castles S. The Age of Migration. 2002. Changes on labour markets in CEE in the 1990s region . Iglicka. LEVEL II SEMESTER III CODE UNIT COORDINATOR Prof. Arango.
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Selected examples. Politics and Culture in the Developing World. 2005. UNIT COORDINATOR: Dr Richard Mbewe. 1986. Currently. Chang Ha-Joon. Mazrui A. Guild Publishing. Therefore. the student will be able understand the current economical. Jeffrey. The State of Africa: A history of fifty years of independence. ASSESSMENT: Final written examination – 60%. Northern Uganda. 67 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. Religion in Africa: Indigenous. Profile Books. Definition of economics. 2005. The role of the State and its Institutions in Africa. 14. 9. 10. Africa's position on the global market. London. African Development Bank (AfDB) and OECD. London. the continent is undergoing radical economical. History. LEARNING OUTCOMES: After completing the course. Implementation of the Washington Consensus in Africa. The economic situation of Africa according to various economic institutions: IMF. Africa's failed nations: Somalia. Culture in Africa. Longman Publishers. Culture and Democracy in Africa LEVEL II SEMESTER III CODE PREREQUISITES: Economics. culture and democracy in an African context. 13. 2003. London. New York. Sierra Leone.. he/she will be able to analyze issues facing the continent taking into consideration its specific economic and cultural conditions.. Ali. State Building: Governance and the World Order in the 21st Century.. 2008. 12. Group project and class presentation – 30% and 10% for class participation. 11. Francis Fukuyama. TEACHING METHOD: Lectures. • Meredith Martin. The end of poverty: How we can make it happen in our lifetime. Sachs D. Political Science and Geography.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . Jamal. AIMS: Africa is a vast continent with at least 52 states. Bad Samaritans: The myth of free trade and the secret history of capitalism. New York. Free Press Publishing. Based on information from the course. London. The democratic process in Africa under various political systems. 2005. political and social changes.. Bloomsbury Press. Darfur. PhD. M. Privatization in an African economy 17.Sc. Democratic Republic of Congo. CONTENT: 8. 9. research and class presentation of selected issues. Liberia.Economics. RECOMMENDED READING: 8... Penguin Books. MBA. economic conditions and the democratic changes taking place there. TEXTBOOK: • Payne J. social and political problems facing the continent. Religious fundamentalism in Africa 15. 16. World Bank. The Africans: A Triple Heritage. Christianity and Islam. 10. The course is aimed at those students who would like to understand this continent and participate in its development. Richard & Nassar R. 11... 18. it is imperative to understand its culture.
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functions. Philip Kottler. TEXTBOOK Principles of Marketing. CONTENT Marketing is a key ingredient in meeting the global challenges of organizations worldwide. Richard Mbewe MBA. These aspects include: • • • • • • • • • • • Marketing strategy Market planning Distribution Retailing and Wholesaling International Marketing Target Marketing Market Segmentation Pricing Sales Promotion Services Marketing Industrial Marketing SEMESTER III CODE LEARNING OUTCOMES On completion of this module a student should be able to: • Understand and analyze market systems • Design and implement market plans • Form rational judgements on contemporary marketing issues and solve basic problems related to marketing and thr route the product takes from factory to consumer.. Printice Hall. 2nd European edition. Phillip Kotler et al. 2006 69 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. Ph. TEACHING METHOD 70% lectures with presentations and 30% case analysis ASSESSMENT Midterm exam – 25%.D. Additional aspects of marketing will be introduced. final exam – 75% AIMS The course is designed to acquaint the student with the principles and problems of the marketing of goods & services and the methods of distribution from producer or manufacturer to the consumer. and practices of wholesalers and retailers in the international marketing system and of efficient marketing techniques in the development and expansion on local and foreign markets. Prentice Hall. The course includes a study of the types.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . Marketing should not be confused with advertising and sales. In this course you will discover the true nature of marketing and why advertising & sales are merely ingredients of the marketing mix. Principles of Marketing. 1999.Principles of Marketing LEVEL II PREREQUISITES Business Math and Economics UNIT COORDINATOR Dr.
North D. The world market at the time of “golden age” of capitalism. A New Economic History. To support critical and analytical approach to history of economic thought. regions and continents Differentiate many aspects of globalization and internationalization of production Have a distance to current changes. London 1983. 3rd edition. crisis’s and threats in the world economy SEMESTER V CODE TEXTBOOK R. The accent is put on shaping the world population. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1973. London: Routledge. international trade and global processes.. The Rise of the Western World. 8. New economic deal in the 90s of the 20th century LEARNING OUTCOMES On • • • • • completion of this module a student should be able to: Define. Foreman-Peck J. Defining the world economy. 1939-1947 13.The World Economy – Retrospective View LEVEL III PREREQUISITES Intellectual curiosity UNIT COORDINATOR Dr. 2003. Neal. 70 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. 1956-1970 15. Disintegration of the international labour division. Thomas R. The World Economy: A Millennial Perspective. The world economy at the beginning of the “cold war”. OECD.. The origin of the world economy. 1947-1956 14. The changes in the world economy in the 70s and the 80s of the 20th century 16. Cameron. The European economy 1914-1990. 1914-1939 12. Raising the world market. L. 1500-1800 10. A Short History of the International Economy since 1850.P.. A History of the World Economy. course works 40% AIMS To present students the development of the world economy from ancient times till the beginning of 21st century. International Economic Relations since 1850. Rafał Matera TEACHING METHOD 30 hours. income. 1800-1914 11. Long-distance trade and scale of production in ancient times and in the middle ages.. New York-Oxford: Oxford University Press. CONTENT 7. Ashworth W. Paris 2002. A Concise Economic History of the World: From Palaeolithic Times to the Present. London 1977. 20% discussion ASSESSMENT Final examination 60%. To encourage students to study historical material associated with economical matters. and analyse main factors of development of the world economy Notice the evolution of the development and strong links between epochs Understand mutual influences of the states.. The evolution of the world economy as a result of the WWII. 4th edition. 80% lectures. 1993. D.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . Maddison A. RECCOMMENDED READING BOOKS: Aldcroft. 9. To search long-term tendencies in the factors of development.
Lodz 2004. Skodlarski J. [in:] Emerging Markets: Social. 1. „International Studies. Inflation and Unemployment as the Significant Barriers in the World Economy – General Trends. 5-21. The World Economy at the Start of the Third Millennium.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . A Historical Approach. 2. Rudolf. Development Tendencies in the World Economy. pp.. Political. 2005. 12... no. 379-391. 19-30. and Economic Challenges. vol. Matera R. vol. ”The Polish Quarterly of International Affairs”.. Matera R.ARTICLES: Skodlarski J. The Rise of the World Economy. 2003. 1. Interdisciplinary Political and Cultural Journal”. pp. Skodlarski J. Matera R.. vol. The Origins of Globalization. pp.. Skodlarski J. 5-36. pp. ed.. Lisbon 2002. S. 71 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook.. [in:] Globalization. no. Connections and Diversity. 2. Matera R.
specific characteristics and the role of the SME sub-sectors. homo. but short quizzes checking student’s preparedness may be administered (they would count toward overall in-class performance evaluation = 20%). sources of data on SMEs. likely examples may be European countries and the US).presentations of student-prepared projects and their discussion: 12 hours ASSESSMENT 40% = Evaluation of the student’s in-class presentation of the assigned reading material 40% = A Project and its presentation (multi-media strongly preferred) 20% = Overall in-class performance There will be no mid-term or final examination. financial constraints of the SMEs development. heterogeneity of the so-called SME sector. Tertiary aim is to make students aware of the existing data sources regarding SMEs. the role of SMEs in systemic transformation on Polish economy – yesterday. the SME sector growth and development will be analyzed (theoretically and in practice. of which: . sources of SME statistical data and their quality assessment. In particular. Associate Professor COURSE DELIVERY 30 hours. . The secondary.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics SEMESTER V CODE . Andrzej Kondratowicz. In addition. In order to fulfil the above aims a number of specific issues will be discussed: the SME definition – its theoretical and practical aspects (including historical and international differences and its influence on SME data collection and research. internal and external factors of development of the SMEs – in theory and in practice (in selected countries).vs. in selected countries – but generally in market economies. . government policy toward SMEs. some basic methodological issues concerning research on SMEs will be raised. barriers to SMEs development.The Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SME) Sector LEVEL III UNIT COORDINATOR Dr. analysis of the existing statistical data – cross sectional and longitudinal – selected examples. The possible subjects and format of the Project/Presentation are given below. numerical characteristics of the SME sector in selected countries. enterprise demography including basics of cohort analysis. AIMS The overall aim of the course is to provide students with understanding of the role the SME sector plays in any national economy – both in terms of static and dynamic analysis.discussion of assigned material: 6 hours. today and tomorrow. although very important aim is to discuss some basic analytical tools necessary to assess the SME sector’s role. BRIEF DESCRIPTION The place and role of SMEs in the economy will be presented.lectures: 12 hours. see under Content. both mature and under economic transformation. The analysis will be conducted from an economist’s (mostly macroeconomist’s) rather than manager’s point of view. firm demography and cohort analysis in particular as a basic tool of dynamic analysis of the enterprises and its application to research done on firms. Participants will get familiar with the following topics: identification and classification of SMEs. It is important to note that this course does NOT aim at analyzing any microeconomic issues and in particular does not analyze (micro) management problems in a small or medium 72 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook.
etc) [lecture] 3.3. region.10) in relation to a chosen country. SME quasi-governmental institutions. and medium enterprises. Storey textbook] 1. in theory and in practice Question: a stylized SME – does it exist in reality? [Storey ch. other ) Basic statistical data on SMEs in selected countries (static picture for today and historical time series. branch of activity. adolescent environment with large churning. other) – based on one criterion or multiple criteria. as well) [André van Stel.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . small. SME definitions (UE. modern. external factors influence (institutions. laying conditions for development of larger firms – via indigenous growth. Final topics for essays/in-class presentations will be determined by the professor on the basis of student’s suggestions. lecture] 2. creating households’ income. also. stimulating technological progress. etc.1 & 2. Manfred Schmiemann] 4. What barriers are the most significant obstacles to economic growth of the SMEs in your country and how can they be removed? Who can remove them? [lecture] 9. lecture] 7. CONTENT [attention: text in brackets refers to the required or additional reading. possibly some international comparisons. what follows from this division Proposition: dynamics of the above sub-sectors and not of the whole sector is the key Proposition: transition from a given subsector to a higher one is of utmost importance Proposition: distribution of the firm dynamics by industries/branches is of high importance (traditional. 73 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. Short numerical characteristics of the SME sector in selected countries Data sources (National Statistical Offices. What role may SMEs (and their particular sub-groups) play in economic development of a particular country (fighting unemployment. lecture] 5.3. [lecture] 8. economic freedom) [Storey ch. of employment and of the value added. Internal and external SME growth factors (theoretically and in reality of the past ten odd years) Internal factors – sector’s potential External factors – institutional environment and economic policies Hypothesis: the dynamics of the sector (and of the subsectors) is determined by the interplay of internal and external factors [Storey ch. Should SMEs be helped by the government? [Storey.sized firm. lecture] 11. Potential and actual role of the financial sector in removing those stumbling blocks [Storey. economic policy. questionnaire-based surveys. US. ch. 4 & 5. Presentations by students.7] 10. Particular characteristics of an unstable.5 & 6. Basic analysis of the SME sector dynamics: firms’ demographics / cohort analysis of the number of firms. ch. SMEs and systemic transition (in Eastern Europe and elsewhere). mergers. Decomposition of the SME sector into micro-. „Natural” process of SME sector maturing vs. to the particular chapters in D. Topics may deal with any of the issues enumerated above (1. Students should suggest their topics to the professor within the first 6 weeks of the course. dynamizing the economy. 4 & 5. acquisitions) [Storey ch.8. lecture] 6. hi-tech.
New entrepreneurial firms in transition economies. Trade and Services.2: a harmonized data set of business ownership rates in 23 OECD countries. Understanding the Small Business Sector. SCALES. London [last printing: 2005. Japan Small Business Research Institute (JSBRI). Tokyo 2004 Per Davidsson. Routledge. as well] . Have the knowledge of basic enterprise demography concepts. ISBN: 0387228381 and ISBN-13(EAN): 9780387228389 The remaining part of Jan Winiecki et al (2004) –cf above. „Theme”: 4:39 (2002) The Small Business Economy. Vladimir Benacek and Mihaly Laki. Will have the appreciation of the various consequences of the governmental policies toward SMEs – including a critical assessment of the so-called aid to the SME sector (general equilibrium approach vs. Zoetermeer. Thomson Learning. The Private Sector After Communism. Storey. COMPENDIA 2000. their contribution to national employment and value added. including the cohort analysis – in terms of theory and actual numbers evaluation.Additional comments: • • Previous knowledge of Microeconomics I and Macroeconomics I is a prerequisite.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics .ISBN: 0-415-31807-6 Additional readings: [attention: first four below are available free of charge on the web] • • • • André van Stel. Partial equilibrium approach) Will be able to identify a number of good data sources on SMEs and relevant research institutions TEXTBOOKS Required readings: • David J. Research Report H200302. [Part I: Chapters 1 & 2] . Washington DC 2004 2004 White Paper on Small and Medium Enterprises in Japan. Statistics in Focus: Industry.does size matter?. International Studies in Entrepreneurship Series. 2005. Springer. The Limitless Potential of the Diversity of Small and Medium Enterprises. 2003 Manfred Schmiemann. Will be able to identify the basic stumbling blocks in the SME development.ISBN-13: 9781861523815 or ISBN: 1861523815 • Jan Winiecki. • • 74 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. Participation in class requires working command of English LEARNING OUTCOMES By • • • • • • • the end of the course students will: Know the definition of the SME and its significance Be able to identify the strong and weak sides of the multiple-criteria definitions Have knowledge of overall place of the SME sector in the national economy – in terms of the numbers of firms (and establishments). Enterprises in Europe . you may use previous printings. Researching Entrepreneurship. USGPO. London & New York 2004. A Report to the President.
analysis of particular operators or current developments in telecommunication. students’ presentations and discussion 16 hours. services (voice. equipment) • A bit of technique – How does it all work? Radio vs. other markets (intermediate markets. regulation and privatization • How to read financial statements of a telecommunication company? – case studies. PhD COURSE DELIVERY 30 hours (introductory lectures: up to 10 hours. ASSESSMENT The final grade will be based on: • Active participation in course – presentations and discussion (20 % of the final grade) • Written assignment (30 % of the final grade) • Final exam (50% of the final grade) BRIEF DESCRIPTION Telecommunication industry and branches connected with it (such as e-business) constitute the area of a great business opportunity. present and future perspective. as well as to "new" telecommunications markets including mobiles. including cable television. CONTENT • What is telecommunications? The big picture . tv related services). economics of networks.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics SEMESTER V CODE . business). internet and digital tv. cable access. students will gain a better understanding of the managerial decision-making that takes place in the industry. PSTN. Mergers and consolidation issues in the industry will be considered and predictions for the direction of industry change will be made. Field visits (large operator or/and office of UKE – Polish telecom regulator) are envisaged. in particular. First part of the course will be devoted to building theoretical background of the industry. • Antitrust. the economic and public policy issues related to the telecommunications industry from a historical. IPTV. next generation network. 75 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. field visits – subject to confirmation: 4 hours). We will study the evolution of the telecommunications industry. • Business case and its role in preparation of telecommunication investment • Mergers and acquisitions – rationale. triple play.Economics of Telecommunication LEVEL III COORDINATOR Łukasz Konopielko. GSM. voice techniques. femtocells. internet. In addition. e-business and key issues in the economics of information. methods and performance of consolidated business. much of the economic analysis is applicable to other industries as well. while later we will focus on more practical issues such as business cases for specific services. This course will analyze the economics of telecommunications and related services. subject to availability. • Intercarrier compensation and interoperator relations • Mobile and radio – all in one in the near future? • Internet. to telecommunications markets will be discussed. The economics of monopoly and oligopoly concepts as applied to network industries and. such as voice services. Although the course's focus is on the telecommunications industry. VoIP. data. data transmissions protocols.Market Structure: users (residential. MPLS. also within its economic departments. The course will have an emphasis on actual case studies. We will apply this approach to the analysis of traditional telecommunications markets. as well as remains one of the best paying employers (at least in Poland). • Review of economic theories related to telecoms – Perfect competition/Monoply/price discrimination.
Boston: Harvard Business School Press.: “Provision of teleinformatic services by infrastructure enterprise”. Cambridge. 16. Cracow.. MA: MIT Press. Shapiro. pp. 1996. 18–24. In: J. Digital Crossroads: American Telecommunications Policy in the Internet Age. Wytrębowicz J. T. 76 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. READING Economides. 673-699. pp. 2005. Information Technologies in Economics and Innovative Management. Carl and Hal R.. Konopielko Ł. 2007. and Weiser P.g. AGH University of Science and Technology Press. 4. • Perform tasks typical for an economist employed by the telecommunication company.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics .LEARNING OUTCOMES By the end of the course students will be able to: • Understand and analyze key phenomenon related to telecommunication industry. • Understand and explain impact of telecommunication advances on states. no. operators associations) in regulating and managing telecommunication industry. • Develop judgments on all above. vol. • Understand role of state and non-state actors (e. Duda (Ed. Varian. N: The Economics of Networks. The Information Economy. 1999. societies and economies as well as understand and explain connections between technical and business developments in the industry.). International Journal of Industrial Organization. Nuechterlein J.
2. Dividend decisions – trade off: reinvestment versus dividend payment. measuring return on investment). • Calculate optimal capital structure of a company. relative). Aswath Damodaran. investment decisions. ASSESSMENT Final written exam 70%. Objective and goals of the firm. • Determine conditions for returning cash to stockholders • Value company stock. CONTENT 1. 3.resources allocation across competing uses (estimating cash flow. 6. 67% lectures and 33% tutorials. TEXTBOOKS: Aswath Damodaran. The accent is put on fundamental decisions that every business has to make when it comes to raising funds and investing them. midterm 30%. Financing decisions – examination of the sources of financing and searching for optimal mix of financing (capital structure). company valuation and dealing with intangibles. Corporate Finance: Theory and Practise. New York 2005. Basic Accounting UNIT LECTURER Andrzej J. cost of capital. 4. READINGS: From Aswath Damodaran website: www. Applied Corporate Finance: A User’s Manual . Special issues in dealing with intangible assets. AIMS The course covers basic cross-sectional knowledge on financial decision making within a company. 7. The course is divided into seven main areas: objective function. LEARNING OUTCOMES On completion of the module students should be able to • Perform an analysis of company financial standing.edu/~adamodar 77 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. Kurnicki. Financial statements and basic financial analysis – financial ratios. MBA LEARNING APPROACH 30 hours.Corporate Finance LEVEL III SEMESTER V CODE PREREQUISITES Introductory Microeconomics. financing decisions. Company valuation – basic models for valuing company (discounted cash flow. financial analysis. models of risk and return.stern. 5. Wiley. Investment decisions . dividend decisions. New York 2001. • Identify the linkages between risk and expected return and use this relationship to calculate the cost of equity and WACC • Calculate inputs and perform investment appraisal. Wiley. pages.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics .nyu.
transnational social capital and cumulative causation. 50% final exam. Worlds in Motion – Understanding International Migration at the End of the Millennium. Migration and Development. • migration as legal and illegal business. discussed and presented by students) ASSESMENT Students’ presentations – 50%. The time scope is from the 1960s till now but wider historical background will also be considered. Social and political consequences of migration are also revolved.1998. OECD. Arango.2000. and M. CONTENT Major topics to be discussed include: • validity of various migration theories. LEARNING OUTCOMES The course gives students an opportunity to examine different social and economic theories of migration and test how they fit to patterns of migration and policies that influence and shape some migratory behaviors.2002. Miller. the issue of migration pressure on Europe. Globalisation. Massey. Pellegrino. dr hab. he course aims to deepen students’ understanding of contemporary population processes. TEXTBOOKS: Castles S. policies of immigration and migrants’ integration. Massey. Students’ active class participation. impact of the rise and decline of communism.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . • replacement migration • regional and sub-regional patterns of migration. AIM The aim of this course is to learn basic concepts of population mobility. in particular those referring to the concepts of dual labour market. • impact of European integration. Recommendations on Statistics of International Migration (1998) SEMESTER V CODE 78 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. Kouaouci. Krystyna Iglicka TEACHING METHOD 15 hours (lectures combined with case studies prepared. RECOMMENDED READING: Taylor. The Age of Migration. Taylor. prospects in view of the European Union enlargement. new economics of labour. • migrants’ selectivity. impact of globalisation.Demography and Economics of Contemporary European Migration LEVEL III UNIT COORDINATOR Prof. International Migration – Prospects and Policies (2003) UN.
the euro zone and Poland. 26) Rational Expectations. New Classical Economics – Implications for Policy (ch. 21) Review of Effects of Monetary Policy in Mundell-Fleming Model (ch. why we need it • understand how modern central banks operate • understand how monetary policy is conducted and point to its limitations • apply the theories to analyze the effects of monetary policy on financial markets and real economy TEXTBOOK AND READING 79 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. 17) Tools of Monetary Policy (ch. 16) Determinants of the Money Supply (ch. 23) Review of Effects of Monetary Policy in AS-AD Model for the Open Economy Transmission Mechanisms of Monetary Policy . core mathematics UNIT COORDINATOR Maciej Krzak Ph. D. i. 90% lectures. 15) Multiple Deposit Creation and the Money Supply Process (ch. 10% discussions ASSESSMENT Midterm exam 30%.e. 28) LEARNING OUTCOMES At the completion of the module participants should be able to • understand what is money. 3) Understanding interest rates (ch. This theory will be confronted with the actual conduct of monetary policy by various countries including USA.Theory and Empirical Evidence Money and Inflation: Time Inconsistency of Monetary Policy (ch. TEACHING METHOD 30 hours. More than three absences cause automatic grade incomplete. AIMS The aim of the course is to give a student an up-to-date overview of monetary theory in a non-technical way. knowledge of IS-LM model. CONTENT • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • (ch. in which we will use the analytic frameworks developed in class to help us understand developments. 1) What is money (ch. 18) Conduct of Monetary Policy in USA and in Eurozone: Goals and Targets ch.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics .Monetary Theory and Policy LEVEL III SEMESTER V CODE PREREQUISITES Macroeconomics I and II. Phillips curve and AS-AD model. 4) Central Banks (ch. 24) (ch. It will also discuss how financial markets react to changes in monetary policy by supplementing the textbook material with discussions of articles in the financial press. 19 Midterm Demand for Money (ch. comprehensive final exam 60%. Participation will matter if your grade were on the border. problem sets 10%. 25) Why study money (ch.
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effective. annuity – problems of compounding. “cheap credits” in supermarket (PMT(). FV(). when to pay a tax.5 hours) (70%) AIMS Course is designed to present practical aspects of personal finance management. D. 35% lectures. 65% lab ASSESSMENT In-class tasks (30%). IPMT(). history and forecasts • Deposits. NPER() ) • Stock exchange and investment founds – risk and profitability. capital-interest decomposition. APR • Banking market of deposits and credits – comparative analysis. what monthly payment will guarantee € 1 mln when retired (PV(). stock exchange investment. interest rates: nominal.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . real. credit. Annual Percentage Rate (when all costs of money included). get familiar with sources of financial data. t-bill. Ph. CONTENT • Personal finance – important issues. EFFECTIVE(). UNIT COORDINATOR Katarzyna Kopczewska. Basic tool for solving financial problem will be MS Excel. FT Press SEMESTER V CODE 81 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. Students will get familiar with current situation on the financial and banking market and will be able to conduct comparative analyses for most of household financial potential decisions.. They will understand financial mechanisms. PPMT(). how to compare products • Returns on assets – statistical analysis of company and stock exchange performance LEARNING OUTCOMES Students will be able to run financial analysis to make financial decisions. final exam in lab (1. TEXTBOOKS Day A. tax on capital gains. NOMINAL() ) • Credit – payment simulation. TEACHING METHOD 30 hours.Personal Finance in Practice (with Excel) LEVEL III PREREQUISITES Introduction to Finance. Mastering Financial Mathematics in Microsoft Excel: A Practical Guide for Business Calculations. fields of interest: deposit.
Develops understanding of routine and complex decisions. group and organisational levels.40%. groups and teams – formation. Decision-making models – are applied to decisions on individual. Power and leadership –power theories on sources of power. Motivation theories – aim to assess self and others’ motivational needs. Organisation models – develop in line with business model. 13 topics covered have the objectives of: developing an understanding of behaviours of individuals within organisation. case study analysis. 19. stimulation techniques are outlined (Arnold et al). 27. bureaucracy/classic management and current trends. ASSESSMENT Participation – 10%. National culture. Conflict management: resolution – includes views on conflict. applying OB concepts in differing organisational settings and structures. presentation. specifically of management of people within organisation. 24. AIMS The module aims to examine individual and social behaviours and processes that affect organisational performance. and conflict resolution techniques. analysis and synthesis. Attributions and biases are discussed. simulated meeting. mid-term case study assignment . 26. role-play. problem solving and 82 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. High performance systems – are different types of teams. Organisational culture versus national culture – topic relevant to global business and working in multinational companies. * based on core text unless other sources stated LEARNING OUTCOMES On completion of this module. entrepreneurship. organisational and national culture factors . PhD (OB/HRM) Nottingham University Business School TEACHING METHOD 30 hours in 2-hour weekly sessions. 23. Management styles – use of authoritarian. Background and conditions. affects attitudes and motivation. Individual personality – personality types are considered in relation to their application to specific job roles and stress management. development.Organisational Behaviour LEVEL III SEMESTER V CODE UNIT CONVENOR Marie Hines. Organisation theories – historical outline of organisational systems: scientific management. organisational culture and business model theories. human relations. The course commences with an introduction and ends with a pre-exam tutorial.Y and Z. each topic is discussed in lecture/seminar and practiced in activity workshop: pair and group work.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . organic and matrix models are discussed. 22. 28. 29. entrepreneurial. analysing the nature of groups/teams and group dynamics. a student should have knowledge and understanding of the subject area.50 %. 21. 20. Building and maintaining effectiveness of teams is considered. and behaviour in groups are discussed. Individual perception – is a part of information processing. CONTENTS* 17. Individual. 25. Styles of leadership: theories X. The module develops cognitive skills of critical thinking. 18. democratic and ‘laissez-faire’ styles. Classical. end-term close book examination (2 hours) . Conflict management: stimulation – for organisational change.
Tom Peters. The Financial Times 83 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. et al.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics .bbcworldservice. 2002. Work Psychology.uk The Economist. Buelens. 1999. Understanding Human Behaviour in the Workplace. Harlow: Prentice-Hall. & Huczynski.com. AUTHORS Charles Handy. P. Introductory Text. Peter Drucker OTHER SOURCES www. and to apply them to organisational settings.co.bized. A. J. M. Organizational Behaviour. 2004. Management Challenges for the 21st Century. Drucker. et al. CORE TEXT Buchanan. NewYork: McGraw-Hill. Heinemann. Transferable skills include the ability to create a range of options.decision making. D. 1998.F. RECOMMENDED READING Arnold. www. evaluate concepts. London: Pitman Publishing. Organizational Behaviour.
LEARNING OUTCOMES On completion of this module students should be able to: • recognize the milestones of Chinese history and its relations to the situation today • describe most important Chinese traditional values and its relations to the contemporary Chinese reality • understand the genesis and background of Chinese economic boom • posses some knowledge of contemporary China international relations and international economic exchange • describe how the economic changes have influenced social transformation and vice versa Textbooks: Hunter Alan. 11. privatization. Cultural Revolution. “Long Leap Forward”. Taiping and “Boxer” revolts. special economic zones.) 3/4. industrialization. which should help them to understand genesis of Chinese “economic miracle” and growing political importance of Peoples Republic of China nowadays. China today . 5 China contemporary political system. Social repercussion of economic reforms: migration. fall of the empire. 30% discussion (based on recommended readings) ASSESSMENT Final exam (2 hours) 50%. midterm exam 30%. etc. China Communist Party and domestic war. etc.Genesis and Background of Chinese “Economic Miracle" LEVEL III PREREQUISITES None UNIT COORDINATOR Dr. Palgrave Macmillan 84 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. population. consumption and consumerism. 1999. 70% lectures. Milestones in Chinese modern history (from XIX century till today): Opium wars. China and international economic system. Deng’s reform. etc. administrative division. industry and agriculture. social insecurity. and its importance in Chinese social and business life 8.Contemporary China . Sexton Jay. establishing of Peoples Republic of China. 12. “guanxi”. social hierarchy etc. globalization. 2 quizzes 20% (10% each) AIMS The main aim of the course is to provide the students with knowledge. Jaroslaw Jura TEACHING METHOD 30 hours. 9/10 Economic reforms – genesis. Social changes in contemporary China and its economic consequences: individualization. CONTENT 1/2. Contemporary China. natural resources. society polarization 13/14. way of introduction and outcomes: agrarian reform.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics SEMESTER VI CODE . urbanization. etc. reconstruction of “work units”. Confutianists heritage and contemporary China – “face”.. unemployment. International relations of Peoples Republic of China – history and state of play.most important characteristics of contemporary China (physical geography. 6/7.
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papers 40%. • The politics and outcomes of pension reforms in Central&Eastern Europe (particularly Poland) . supervision. Definitions and general features of pension policy. BRIEF DESCRIPTION One of the major challenge facing global economy and especially world financial markets and public finances is ageing (or even decline) of the population. and the role of the pension schemes in various countries. CONTENT • Introduction. discussion 10%) ASSESSMENT Final examination 50%. case studies 30%. which is of direct relevance to the issues of capital markets development. case studies 10%. • An overview of different structures of old-age security (case studies – selected European and non-European countries. Directing pension funds to infrastructure. development of funded pensions schemes to complement social security and consequences of ageing for capital markets. protection against insolvency and fraud. development of securities markets.an alternative agenda for pension reform? • The interdependence between pension revolution and privatisation. The course will offer an overview of the economic issues relating to population ageing. • Performance of pension funds and their influence on financial market structure. privatisation and budget policy. • The National Provident Fund Model. AIMS The main aim of the course is primary to provide key definitions and an outline of the general economic issues relating to population ageing.changing European welfare model. Secondly it will introduce into an analysis of pay-as-you-go social security systems versus fully funded pension schemes. • Pension fund regulation and tax treatment. namely diffusion of pension systems. World Bank and pension reform. • Bismarckian pension regimes and other historical solutions • Population ageing challenge – fiscal and political dilemmas. sme and housing. • Fully funded schemes – towards the three-pillared system. Rules of funding. Limitations of pension funds. based on students’ presentations) –each student will present case study of one selected country. It is also to present an overview of the different structures for old-age security. • Present origins and current issues in pension systems development • Discuss principal problems linked with population ageing and pension system reforms • Critically analyse theoretical models and their relevance to pension systems’ reform attempts. budget stability and public debt. LEARNING OUTCOMES By the end of the course students will be able to: • Understand major terms and definitions in pension systems. Pension policy. corporate finance and for social security. capital controls and macroeconomic stability. portfolio regulations. Public-private partnership in pillared pension provision.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics SEMESTR VI CODE .Pension Systems LEVEL III UNIT COORDINATOR Dr Łukasz Konopielko COURSE DELIVERY 30 hours (lectures 60%. 86 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. ILO Tiered Pension Model.
Philip Davis. Karen M. TEXTBOOKS The handbook of West European pension politics. Pensions in development. McKinnon.50. Immergut. R. (Bristol. Michael Hill. Blackwell's Book Services. Oxford University Press.1413-1446. Ł. Pensions. Anderson and Isabelle Schulze. New York: Clarendon Press. (Oxford. (Oxford. Privatisation and Restructuring in the Transition: Unfinished Business or Inappropriate Agendas?" Europe-Asia Studies. 2001) E. New York Routledge. Roddy McKinnon. (Aldershot Ashgate. No. Oxford University Press. Edited by Camila Arza and Martin Kohli. 2007) Pension reform in Europe: politics. pp. 2007). 2007) RECOMMENDED READING.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . Edited by Ellen M. Konopielko "Pension Reform. 87 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. Pension funds: retirement-income security and capital markets: an international perspective.• Explain relations between pension system and capital market or privatisation.8. 1997) R. Charlton. (London. Vol. policies and outcomes. Roger Charlton.
Negotiation as a particular kind of strategic communication. 30% negotiation simulation performance. • Negotiations 6. 60% lectures. Business negotiations as particular type of negotiations 9. A. Discourse analyze. S. symbol. not universal. 3.Negotiations and Communication LEVEL III PREREQUISITES Introduction to Sociology UNIT COORDINATOR Dr. ways of conducting.14 Negotiation simulation and analyze LEARNING OUTCOMES On completion of this module a student should be able to: • • • • • • understand meaning and role of most important concepts of semiotics . 40% problem sets and discussion ASSESSMENT 50% negotiation analyse – group project. It is worth mentioning that emphasis will be put on the contextual. Types of negotiations. 2004 88 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook.sign. Job interview as a example of strategic negotiations 10/11. two short written assignment . Oxford University Press. CONTENT • Communication 1. Interpersonal Communication.sign. Introduction to interpersonal communication: . Jensen. 7. signal etc. Verbal and nonverbal communication. Furthermore basic knowledge on negotiations (types. 2. 12 . – the most important concepts of semiotics. Negotiations in the multicultural environment. signal etc. On basis of such theoretical framework students shall be able to understand and analyse process of interpersonal communication in everyday life. Jarosław Jura COURSE DELIVERY 30 hours. employment of particular negotiation approaches and strategies.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . symbol. various factors influencing success of that process) and some set of negotiation tools will be presented. 4/5. 8. Trenholm.20% (10% each) COURSE DESCRIPTION AND AIMS The aim of the course is to provide the students with knowledge concerning interpersonal communication characteristic and rules. Interpersonal communication as socially determined feature. understand social dependence and contextuality of communication situations describe potentially preferable context (environment) for particular negotiation situation choose potentially most effective negotiation tool in particular situation analyze negotiation situation and understand interaction process adapt acquired knowledge to multicultural context SEMESTER VI CODE TEXTBOOK 19.
. Herbig. J. 1997. pp: 297-353 16. 9-23). M. Cambridge University Press. Business Negotiations: A Cross-Cultural Study.. Negotiations.G. Japanese-U.. Cultural Communication and Intercultural Contact. & C. Van Zandt (eds. 1986. M. Rogan. University of Pennsylvania Press. 1990. “Interviewing in Intercultural Situations” in: Drew. William. 1992. Talk at Work: Interaction in Institutional Setting.R. 1982 21.75 89 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. “Negotiation models in crisis situations: The value of a communication based approach. pp: 24 .R. 1996. P. P. Quorum Books. & Rogan. Hammer. Harvard University Press. 1972.R. Cross-Cultural Business READINGS: 12. Keith H. 15. R. Hendon. Gumperz.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . Dynamic processes of crisis negotiations: Theory. Hammer. Howard Raiffa. McCreary Don R. 14. Basso. R.G. CT: Praeger Press.” in: R. research and practice (pp. J. W. The Art and Science of Negotiation. Hendon. Lawrence Erlbaum 13.20. D. Language in the Inner City: Studies in the Black English Vernacular. "To Give up on Words": Silence in Western Apache Culture” in: Donal Carbaugh.. Labov.). A. Praeger Publishers.S. & Heritage.. Westport..
Mc Graw. Ch. AIMS Present introduction to tax theory and reality. T. Simon. presentations and final exam (1. 1992 B.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . 8 th ed. The MIT Press. Grading: tests (20 %). Public Finance. Salanie. Gayer.. 2008 J. Rosen. Discuss current policy issues CONTENT • Taxation and income distribution • Taxation and efficiency • Efficient and equitable taxation • Taxation and behaviour • Income taxes • VAT • Excise duty • Other taxes • Tax harmonization and competition LEARNING OUTCOMES On completion of this course a student should be able to: • Understand basic principles of tax theory • Name and discuss basic taxes • Follow current tax discussion TEXTBOOKS H. The economics of taxation. The economics of taxation. Nobes. 50% lectures. Hill.Tax Policy LEVEL III SEMESTR VI CODE PREREQUISITES Basic microeconomics and macroeconomics UNIT COORDINATOR Dr. Jarek Neneman LEARNING APPROACH 30 hours. 10% students’ presentations ASSESMENT Student performance on short test. 2003 90 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. presentations (20%) and final exam (60%). 30% problem sets.5 hours) will constitute the basis for the final grade. Prentice Hall.
Most influential macro economical indicators/publications (USA. Active student participation is highly expected and encouraged. braking of a trend. brokerage account. tour around the platform used during the module) 2. natural scale. renko etc. spot. Achelis Recommended reading: 1. Poland economy situation. Trading platforms (description of the tool. Europe. Textbooks: 1. 3. fundamental analysis) 4. Assessment: Final exam (2 hours) 60%. stop loss. Technical Analysis Applications In The Global Currency Markets Second Edition by Cornelius Luca 2. Technical analysis from A to Z 2nd edition by Steven B. trading platform vs. and 40% problem solving and discussion of current realworld forex and stock exchange market issues and examples. Content of lecture: 1. Indicators/oscillators (RSI. order.Poland) 14. long term technical analysis generating trading signals 2. be able to prepare short.) 3. Fundamental analysis – introduction 12. Charts (kinds of charts (linear. Stohastic. Trading wallet. Resistance & support levels 7. have comprehensive knowledge considering current USA. forex.Practical use of Technical and Fundamental Analyses LEVEL III SEMESTER VI CODE Prerequisites: Macroeconomics – Introductory. Introduction to trading language (ask. Poser 91 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. decreasing trends. japan candles. 8 short quizzes (15 minutes) 5% each. Dow’s theory) 6. horizontal trend. what is technical analysis. Distinctive prize formations (tendency continual price formations. softs etc. how to choose the best platform. Europe. columns. Asia. Trend – tendency (setting a trend.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . Technical analysis (introduction to technical analysis. increasing trends. Elliott’s Wave Principle and Fibonacci Number Theory 10. tendency reversal price formations) 8. take profit. Japan candles charts as a basis to technical analysis) 5. be able to supplement technical analysis by fundamental analysis. mid. MACD. Traders most important macro economical subjections 13. Aims: Introduce and familiarize students with ways of different and most common market analysis. primary rules of technical analysis. Other) 9. Applying Elliott Wave theory profitably by Steven W. technical analysis vs. Current Issues of European and Global Economy Unit coordinator Maciej Podlaski Learning approach: 30 hours consisting of 60% lectures. logarithmic vs.. bid. platforms available. Technical analysis in trading 11. trading strategies and psychological attitude Learning outcomes: At the completion of the module the participants should: 1.
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assigned homework (2 x 10% = 20%). The course allows students to assess and understand the impact of energy regulations on competitiveness of the regional and national economies in the EU. 6.Sc. TEACHING METHOD 15 hours : 80% lectures. AIMS To provide students with knowledge of the EU legislation on energy and climate change. 2. ASSESSMENT Final written exam (60%). 5. The course covers also basic commitments of the EU and the EU Member States under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and its Kyoto Protocol. in case of any change students shall be informed about as soon as amendments or new documents are officially published by the Commission 93 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. 4 quizzes: (4 x 5% = 20%). 4. Legislation and policy for climate protection.Energy Security and Climate Protection in the European Union LEVEL III PREREQUISITES None UNIT COORDINATOR Piotr Woźniak. Energy crisis management is introduced following the procedures of the International Energy Agency (IEA). OJ L 176/57 Directive 2003/54/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 June 2003 concerning common rules for the internal market in electricity and repealing Directive 96/92/EC.The way ahead for 2020 and beyond COM(2007) 2 final Directive 2003/87/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 October 2003 1 SEMESTER VI CODE * Please note. The course concentrates on acquis communautaire. dealing with energy markets. Current UE legislation on energy (natural gas. RECOMMENDED READINGS*1: Directive 2003/55/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 June 2003 concerning common rules for the internal market in natural gas and repealing Directive 98/30/EC. Advantages and disadvantages of the EU approach to climate protection. Energy security and energy crisis management. the IEA mechanisms and procedures. CONTENT 1. energy security and climate protection. OJ L 127/92 Council Directive 2006/67/EC of 24 July 2006 imposing an obligation on Member States to maintain minimum stocks of crude oil and/or petroleum products (Codified version). 20% problem sets. directives and decisions. LEARNING OUTCOMES On completion of this module students shall become familiar with the EU legislation on energy and on the energy policy objectives. OJ L 217/8 White Paper: An Energy Policy for the European Union COM(95) 682 final An Energy Policy for Europe COM(2007) 1 final Limiting Global Climate Change to 2 degrees Celsius . Energy Charter Treaty and Kyoto Protocol interactions with the EU legislation.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . that the EU legal documents on energy and climate are subject to frequent amending and/or repealing and replacing with other equivalent pieces of legislation. Basic definitions of energy and energy markets. electricity). OJ L 176/37 Council Directive 2004/67/EC of 26 April 2004 concerning measures to safeguard security of natural gas supply. the EU rules. especially on regulations. M. 3.
europa. 2005 RELEVANT INTERNET SOURCES: www.org www. OJ L 275/32 Proces decyzyjny w Unii Europejskiej.org www.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics .establishing a scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading within the Community and amending Council Directive 96/61/EC.eu/index_en.encharter.iea.unfccc. UKIE.ec.htm www.int 94 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. Warszawa.
100% lectures ASSESSMENT Exam (1. The current global financial crisis that has led to the deepest recession since World War 2 revived discretionary fiscal policy for two reasons: the depth of a slump and inefficiency of monetary policy. in the past. BW ch. Subsequent theory focused on limitations of the practical use of fiscal policy and supported introduction of rules versus discretion.6) Long run: Government intertemporal constraint (BW ch. Macroeconomics. However. among others.various multipliers. This led to its demise after an episode of broad application. 10 -12. 10th edition. Pearson Addison Wesley. DF ch. 17. Stanley Fischer and Richard Startz. 4th edition. midterm – 30% AIMS Fiscal policy is a counter-cyclical tool that policy-makers can use along with monetary policy. 9 ) Fiscal policy in the Mundell -Fleming model aka IS . conducted by a number of largest economies in the world. 5. you can also use 9th edition Alpha Chiang and Kevin Wainwright. Introduction to Economic Analysis (comparative static analysis). politicization.5 hour) 70%.1 17.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . 13 pp. Fundamental Methods of Mathematical Economics. The issue of public debt sustainability and risks of fiscal destabilization once the crisis is over have come to the fore. McGraw-Hill Int’l Edition (DF). the role of automatic stabilizers has been enhanced. Yet it has caused a lot of controversy as. Oxford University Press. The principle aim of the course is to give you underpinnings for a critical appraisal of applied and proposed fiscal policies and its consequences. Mathematical Economics UNIT COORDINATOR Dr. 2006 (RG) CONTENT Short run: Fiscal policy in the Keynesian model . governments failed to limit public deficits that accumulated into large public debts. strongly expansionary policies. 10th edition.Introductory Fiscal Policy LEVEL III SEMESTER VI CODE PREREQUISITES Introductory Macroeconomics. 2005 (ch. We will take up these issues as well. 8 ) under flexible and fixed exchange rates Midterm exam Fiscal policy in the AD-AS model (BW ch. Macroeconomics. based on optimistic views about its efficiency.331-335) 95 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. One reason is that fiscal policy is highly politicized. A European text. 16. Gordon. Maciej Krzak TEACHING METHOD 30 hours. Macroeconomics. 10 and 11. BW ch. 4th Edition. These issues will be illustrated. twin deficit fallacy (DF ch. READING Michael Burda and Charles Wyplosz. diagnostics (RG ch. by the European Stability and Growth Pact. Chiang ch. 2005 (BW) Rudiger Dornbusch. In brief. 8) Robert J. DF ch. 12 and 13) Limitations of fiscal policy: lags. McGraw Hill. We will apply theory to the actual world problems. will end up with large deficits and a period of unprecedented debt accumulation in the peaceful times.LM model of a small open economy (BF ch. this course will refresh your knowledge of fiscal policy from the course in principles of macroeconomics and expand it.
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o Overview of Models • Risk . Risk Management to become an integrated part of an Internal Operational Development Projects. Mid-term test: (20%) . The course will develop a due diligence template that will assist the students to assess risk by examining the key components of the acquired company’s business.Alone. A dilemma in Corporate Houses still exist – To Merge or To Acquire (M&A) or Go-it. Mini Risk. supported by practical tips to monitor and manage business risks on time. numerous Start Up Companies fail and International Companies have turned insolvent. CONTENT Introduction: Current Economic & Market situation what impact has global recession on business? the dilemma of accounting: high precision.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics SEMESTER VI CODE o o o . Monte Carlo. Despite of all recorded benefits. • Risk Assessment in Mergers & Acquisitions o Primary Reasons why Mergers fail o Risk Assessment o Assess the critical factors that determine the success of the M&A transaction 97 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. General Guidelines for implementation of an efficient risk management system accompanied by Case studies will be presented and Students will be guided through with Mapping of all Business Risk Exposure. Continuous Improvements. 1 compulsory essay.1 case study. Final Examination (50%) . there are Risks associated with Risk Management.Management.Risk Management LEVEL III CO-ORDINATOR Arun D’Souza COURSE DELIVERY 30 hours (lectures). low relevance why risk management to become an integral part of strategic planning? Risk Management – Methodology & Mapping of Risks o Definition of Risk o Models for Risk Management – In Theory o Risk Man. 3[out of 4] exercises.Analysis.1 case study. Continual Improvement o Illustration of Risk Management Overview of Models in • Multinational Company (A) & (B) • Exercise – a) Questionnaire / Inquiry & Mapping of Risk Exposure Risk Management Guidelines: Implementation in General o Efficient Risk . BRIEF DESCRIPTION The course will highlight. To avoid costly surprises. Controls. why nowadays. 2 [out of 3] calculation exercises. Risk Management method tailored to the company needs will ensure that risks are identified and handled. Analysis. Controls. All manner of business risk ‘icebergs’ from gyrating currencies to product recalls to environmental mishaps – can destabilise companies. ASSESSMENT Participation in Group Discussion (10%). In conclusion. Student Project Assignment (20%) 1 individual or group assignment. increase the possibility for project success and the average cost related to projects are reduced.
2) Lam. Only thoroughness. ERisk. PW. Allen. & Pretty. ‘Acquisition Essentials – a step by step guide to smarter M&A Deals’ 6) Knight. (2006)‘Impediment to effective Risk Management. Gower Publication Ltd.o Isolate the factors by type: Financial. identify and manage Business Risks. J. or well hidden in the Balance Sheet away from untrained eyes.. ‘Due Diligence – the critical stage in Acquisition and Merger’. 98 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. (2003). 3) Shroeder. Pearson Education Limited. Great Britain. Chapter 4 4) Peter Howson. or are unimportant and inapplicable. diligence and transparency are to be the guiding principles for the Risk Management Activities. one can’t be content with a helicopter view. (2004). (2006). are important in determining acquisition structure and price. for assessing risk and ongoing monitoring o Build models systematically to review risks on a continuous basis o Provide for feedback mechanism o Ten Merger Commandments – to be kept in mind always o Group exercise: Program Check list 10 categories –for pre-acquisition process Benefits with Risk Management Risks with Risk Management LEARNING OUTCOMES: When the Students have finished this course. understand the importance of due diligence exercise for any Merger & Acquisition transactions and ensure making firm decision whether particular items of (M&A) information are essential to proceeding. Oxford (1997) ‘The Impact of Catastrophes on Shareholder Value’. Hamilton. D. they should be able to: clearly understand. Redefining the Corporate Governance Agenda: From Risk Management to Enterprise Resilience’.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . are relevant to representations. in perspective on Strategic Risk’. (2000) ‘Enterprise-wide risk management and the role of the chief risk officer’. R. that in a Company. IS/IT/Regulatory o Assemble Objective Info. Copenhagen Business School Press. even those which are veiled behind statistical models or blindly hedged with complex financial instruments. complete an accurate Mapping of Business Risk Exposure leading to a consciousness of risk and subsequent introduction of preventives as well as back-up activities which are obviously the keys to efficient risk management. Operational. 5) Denzil Rankine & Peter Howson. READING REFERENCES: 1) Booz.
Fulbright Scholar Association Salzburg Seminar Alumni Association Foreign Trade Faculty Graduates Association Association of Polish Economists (TEP) Other 2006-2007 Adviser to Poland’s Minister of Economy 06/2009 .06/1994 Fall 2005 Fall 2006 Warsaw School of Economics (formerly .1972 1984 . Lazarski School of Commerce and Law. Visiting Scholar George Mason University. USA.D. Maruzen (Japan) and PWN. Comparative Economic Studies.1999 Executive Director. Warsaw. Journal of Comparative Economics. diploma D. Fellow at the Institute for Applied Economics and the Studies of Business Enterprise.D. European Investment Fund Member of several supervisory boards. Johns Hopkins University. Baltimore Education and Research 1968 1978 1993 1971 . Austria.1998 Vice-President.1992 02/ . including the Environmental Bank and the Polish Agency for Foreign Investment Membership Harvard Alumni Club in Poland (Vice-President) W. Sharpe (USA).Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . Visiting Scholar Harvard University-visiting scholar The Johns Hopkins University-visiting scholar Several short-term research studies in: Germany ( RFE/RL Institute in Munich). Ph. New York. Business College. Lazarski School of Commerce and Law. Bogna Gawrońska – Nowak 99 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook.E. Faculty: Foreign Trade) . Bank of Austria.M. Visiting Scholar Nagoya City University. Cambridge University Press (UK).Sc.. US Economy and International Business Relations Institute.D. Director. PWE (Poland) and at scientific journals: Harvard International Review. NY.present Editorial Board Member of“ Eastern European Economics” Dr. National Environment Fund 1998.Main School of Planning and Statistics in Warsaw. Poland. Business Experience 1993-1995 Director. Ph. Present Academic Position Dean. Studies Harvard University. Italy (The Rockefeller Conference and Study Center at Bellagio) and University of Rochester. diploma Ph.A. Cambridge. International Department National Environmental Fund (NFOŚiGW ) 1995. Publications Author and co-author of dozens of articles and several books published by such publishing houses as Palgrave-Macmillan (USA-UK) . USA. Mass. Japan.TEACHING STAFF Professor Wojciech Bieńkowski. USA.1986 1991 . M. diploma University of Rochester.
[w:] Wojciech Grabowski. (red. Kwiatkowski E. Regionalne zróżnicowanie Sztanderska U.).. Łódź 2006. D. Master of Science in Sociology Major: Sociology of Communication. dissertation title: Social functions of eating and drinking behaviour. 2003. in: Proceedings of the 35-th International Conference Macromodels. Faculty of Economics and Sociology. Warsaw School of Economics. Warsaw. Nr 2 Kwiatkowski E. Advanced Econometrics. Research Methods. Integrated Time Series in Binary Choice Models. e.. Sociology of Culture Minor: Interactional Sociology PRESENT POSITION 100 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. . Research Interest: Asymptotic Theory. Forecasting and Simulations. „Ekonomista”. participation in the project for The Chancellery of the Prime Minister of Polish Government. Anthropological study of contemporary Beijing Major: Interactional Sociology. Qualitative dependent-variables models. University of Lodz. Zarzycka. IPiSS. Wydawnictwo Absolwent. Łódź 2009. Institute of Economics. Warsaw. Wydawnictwo Absolwent. Univerista di Padova.in: Proceedings of the 33-rd International Conference Macromodels. co-author of UNDP Report W trosce o pracę. SGH. Qual-VECM approach in modeling currency crises. Gawrońska B..g. . 2002 and at the Lazarski University. Warszawa Gawrońska –Nowak B. Currency crises and contagion. Asymptotics for Integrated Time Series in Binary Choice Models. in Economics (Regional Diversification of Unemployment in Poland in the 90-s). Dr Jarosław Jura EDUCATION 2006 University of Warsaw.Sc MA. Nr 2. “Discussion Paper”..). 2003. On Some Determinants of Regional Unemployment in Poland in Transition.Assistant Professor. Przemiany i perspektywy polityki gospodarczej. . Warszawa 2008. co-authors: A. Institute of Sociology. Wydawnictwo Absolwent. M. (red. Sociology and Anthropology of Food Minor: China studies 1996 University of Lodz. Rynek pracy w Polsce 1993-1994. co-author of UNDP Report. PhD in Sociology. Łódź 2007. University of Lodz. in: „Metody Ilościowe w naukach ekonomicznych". .. The Basics of Economic Modeling. Analysis of barriers for women from rural areas and small towns in asserting their legal rights. Socio – Economic Faculty. She participated in a number of prestigious programmes. Cointegration. Gawrońska – Nowak B. Kubiak P. [w:] Kaja J. Kaczorowski P.Chair of Econometric Models and Forecasts. Wydawnictwo SGH.. Institute of Economics. Poland.. Selected publications: Stationarity Testing and Error Correction Models for Censored Time Series.in: Proceedings of the 32-nd International Conference Macromodels. Warszawa. Jura. Włoski rynek pracy – wnioski dla polskiej polityki zatrudnieniowej. Faculty of Sociology and Philosophy. Selected publications: Gawrońska – Nowak B. bezrobocia. J. Regionalne niedopasowanie na rynku pracy a zmiany poziomu zatrudnienia w Polsce.. Ph.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . Fields of teaching: Theory of Econometrics. University of Lodz. Statistics. Information Technology. Lazarski University.
Warsaw. Institute of Civic Space and Public Policy. Central and East European Economic Research Center.17. PhD in Economics (awarded 2000) University College London. Czyżewski. Kowalski. including Oxford Dictionary of Biography and The Breaking of Nations.1999 (ISI 1463-1377). (with R. Chicago. Qualitative Methods. London.a. UK. W trosce o pracę. vol. 2008. (with R. “Rozdział VI” in: M. 101 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. Sociology of Communication.since 2007 research fellowship. PostCommunist Economies. Social Anthropology. 1998-1999 Researcher in financial reforms in Eastern Europe. in 1994 scholarship at University of Warwick. Internet Influence on the Personal Identity SELECTED PUBLICATIONS • • • Jura J. UK. Boni. Łukasz Konopielko. European Journal of Financial Services. “Chinese Table manners.24-47. Nykiel R. J. Sociology of Food. pp. Social and Cultural Change. Asian Studies. Lecturing courses in finance. British History and Culture. Teaches English as a second language at Lazarski University since 1999 and Academic Writing since 2003. Law and Order in 21st Century by Robert Cooper.. Faculty of Business Working Paper No. 463-485 Dec.D MA in International Economics. translated several books..Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . Studium dyskursu publicznego.T. Sociology of Culture. Schirmer. Program Narodów Zjednoczonych Ds. Freelance researcher. Hybridising East and West. Chapter: “Banking and Other Financial Services”. Warsaw. 2004. Kraków 2007 Foreign Banks entry into Central and East European Markets: motives and activities. China Studies. Żelazo K. Piotrowski (ed. „I tu jest pełna zgoda” in: M. Munster. January 1999. Chinese Studies.Euromonitor.) Rytualny chaos. 3(3). Warszawa Jura J. McKinnon). The Emergence of Contractual Savings Sectors in Transition Economies: Business and Policy in the Rise of the Non-State Pension Fund. McKinnon). Ch.. Charlton and R. pp. 1999. Golinowska (red. Warsaw AREAS QUALIFIED TO TEACH Sociology. A. pp. Non-State Pension Funds: Private Sector Developments in Transition Economies. Kraków Piotr Kłossowicz. 1997. Warsaw University (1995). Rozwoju.4. Consequences of Hybridisation” in: D. Ph. Duda) AGH University of Science and Technology Press.161-171 in: The Central and East Eastern Europe Handbook. Works also as a translator & interpreter i. Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers. Charlton and R. UK (Theory of Translation. Raport o rozwoju społecznym Polska 2004. Negotiations. Wyd.11 no. Selected publications: Provision of teleinformatic services by infrastructure enterprises (z J. Asian Business Culture CURRENT SCHOLARLY INTEREST Globalisation.). intro to business and globalisation. for the Trade Section of the UK embassy in Warsaw. MA MA in English Philology. Wytrębowicz) in: Information Technologies in Economics and Innovative Management (ed.Lazarski University. S. Aureus. (co-writer). Sociology of Organization. Cross-Cultural Business and Organization Culture. G. Interaction Behaviour Patterns Changes. Saalmann. LIT – Verlag. Jewish Studies). July 1999. Conversational Analyse. University of Sussex. Kessler (ed.).Glasgow Caledonian University. Projects in key industrial and service sectors in Poland. S. Social Transitions in Contemporary China. 2006 Jura J.
University of Lodz (Faculty of Economics and Sociology. Warsaw 2004. KiW (Poland) and at scientific Polish journals: International Relations. Ph. President – EuroAmerican Company. .Grand Hetman LtD. Origins and Development. 5. Research area International Economics.2005 Program Director of COPE (Congress of Political Economists) Membership COPE (Directors board) Dr Richard Mbewe Formerly Chief Economist of Warszawska Grupa Inwestycyjna S.Sc. Faculty of Chemical and Process Engineering.D. 3.A. G8 as the Institution of the World Economy.Andrew J. Lecturer at Lazarski School of Commerce and Law. Poland. Lazarski School of Commerce and Law.The Johns Hopkins University. MBA Lecturer at the School of Management.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . Publications (selected articles) 102 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. Wydawnictwo Adam Marszałek. Present Academic Position Assistant Professor. 1991 M. Warsaw 2007. Warsaw. USA. Rafał Matera. International Finance. M. 1996 Ph.A. Biography of Boer President. University of Warsaw. History of Economic Thought. 2000 Canadian Executive MBA University of Calgary/SGH. [co-author Paulina Matera].A. Lecturer. The US – Europe. Chairman – RAPS S. Business Experience & Public Functions 2003. MIT – Boston.D.A. USA. 4. USA. Monographs: 1. Executive Program – Harvard. Institute of Developing Countries. Investment Banker – Legg Mason. Paulus Kruger.S. The World Economy. and at Wyższa Szkoła Działalności Gospodarczej. Warsaw University of Technology. Europejskie Centrum Edukacyjne. M. USA. Toruń 2001. International Marketing. World Economy. [co-author Janusz Skodlarski]. diploma 2001 Ph. International Relations. TV & Radio economic commentator.17762004. 2. University of Warsaw. USA. Economics. Member of US Chambers of Commerce and Trade Organization. Łódź 2009. Political and Economical Relations. – Polish/American Comp. Economic Integration of Nordic Countries. Transatlantic Relations) Publications Author and co-author of more than 60 articles and 4 books published by such publishing houses as PWN. President . diploma (Economic History. Toruń 2004. Kurnicki. Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies.D. Department of History of Economic Thought and Economic History) Education and Research 1996 University of Lodz (Faculty of Philosophy and History).
Deputy director (2006 . Mbewe R. Present academic position: Lecturer. Raport rok po ataku: Terroryzm a gospodarka. 40. Hungry. Department of City and Regional Management. 2007-).a two-year scholarship to a British secondary school (Forest School. The IMF and World Bank in Zambia’s agriculture. University of Lodz. 7. Ph. Nasz Rynek Kapitałowy 9/141.D. Taxation and public spending in: „What reforms are needed in Poland”. Central European University (Prague. [in English] „Analiza dochodów i wydatków Łodzi na tle dochodów i wydatków jednostek samorządu terytorialnego w Polsce” („An analysis of incomes and revenues of Lodz with regards to incomes and expenditures of Polish local governments”). Varian. Tokarski. CEDEWU. Centre of Tax Documentation and Studies. 5. Czy to kres oddziaływania monetarnego na gospodarkę. T. CASE. Za mało zmian. 3. Poland (lecturers: H. [in Polish]. Leonardo Leiderman. diploma. Guillermo Calvo). conference publication of the 17th European Advanced Studies Institute in Regional Science. Lecturer. Split. degree in economics at Department of City and Regional Management. Inwestor Finansowy. University of Lodz. 1998 Soft Budget Constraints. Życie Warszawy.A. Błaszczyk. Mbewe R. 20 January 2003. CASE. Globalizacja: Tak ale tylko z biednymi. 2006). Working Paper No. Wrzesień 2002. University of Lodz Press. Dr Jarosław Neneman University of Lodz.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . in: „Economics for dummies”. Stawasz (ed.. 2006 (in Polish) The Reform of Indirect Taxation in Czech Republic. Since July 2005 . Undersecretary of State. CASE.. Olsztyn. Inwestor Finansowy. 2. Lodz. University of Łódź.Ministry of Finance. 6. M. ed. Mbewe R. specialization: Accounting. coauthor. prepared in co-operation with L. 48 Warsaw University Press. Czech Republic). Mbewe R.. Gudowski J & Mbewe R. ”Financial autonomy and budgeting performance of local governments”. Tax reform in Poland.. in: “Vital Areas for Economic Reform”. 12 (101). co-author. nr. in: Growth.. 2004.. 4. Grudzień 2000. 216. Maciej Turała 1996-1998 . 2002. 2007 (in Polish) Public Finance Reform. Restructuring and Unemployment in Poland. Postgraduate Studies in Economics. in: D. Lazarski University. Mbewe R. Poland and Romania. Wielkie prywatyzacje a rynek walutowy Home & Market. B..2001. A CD-ROM publication (ISBN number 953-6024-64-0). London) awarded by the Stefan Batory Foundation (Poland) and the Headmasters’ and Headmistresses Conference (Great Britain). advisor. 2002 (in Polish) Dr. Rzeczpospolita nr. Ministry of Finance. diploma (1997).). Selected publications: What taxes do you pay?.1. 1997.D.Secretary of the Polish Section of the ERSA. Summer School of Economics. Ph. In “Africana bulletin” nr.Sc. [in English] 103 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. University of Lodz. ed. Warsaw. Institute of Economics. Oulasvirta.2005. 15. in Management in Marketing.2004). 2006. „Ekonomicznoorganizacyjne uwarunkowania rozwoju regionu (teoria i praktyka)” („Economic and aroganisational aspects of regional development – the theory and practice”). Chief of political cabinet (2003 .09. MA in Economics (1992). Mbewe R. Przyszłość prywatyzacja w Polsce. 2004. 2003. Glasgow Caledonian University. responsible for tax policy (2004 . M. 2001. Selected publications: In print: „Measuring the financial autonomy of local governments with a Local Autonomy Index”.
„Autonomia finansowa jednostek samorządu terytorialnego w Polsce” („Financial autonomy of Polish local governments”), in: Zofia Kołoszko-Chomentowska (ed.), „Współczesne problemy zarządzania organizacjami publicznymi”, Politechnika Białostocka, Białostocka Fundacja Kształcenia Kadr, Białystok 2003 [in Polish]. „Rola budżetów prorozwojowych w zarządzaniu finansami JST” („The role of pro-development budgets in managing local government finance”), in: Bożena Piechowicz (ed.), „Zarządzanie organizacjami publicznymi – wybrane zagadnienia” („Managing public organisations – chosen aspects”), Fundacja Współczesne Zarządzanie, Białystok 2003 [in Polish]. “Integrated management of local government finance – means of attaining development. Case study of twin cities: Lodz and Tampere”, OPEN MINDS conference publication, CASE Foundation, 2003 [in English]
Piotr Woźniak, Ms.c
• Master's degree in geology, Warsaw University. 1992- 1996 he was a Commercial counselor at the Commercial Counsellor's Office (in Montreal) of the Embassy of Poland in Ottawa. 1998- 2000 - Adviser to the prime minister for infrastructure. 2004 -2005Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ence.Eko Limited, and responsible for consulting in the field of investment projects in the power industry. 2004 –2005- Expert of the Parliamentary Committee investigating irregularities at Poland's PKN Orlen (Polish Petrol Company). 2005 – 2007- Minister of Economy
Other achievements Member of several Supervisory Boards: EuRoPol Gaz S.A. (August 2000-December 2001) and Gas Trading S.A. (December 2000-February 2002), PGNiG S.A. (December 1999-July 2000), EkoFundusz Foundation (May 1998-September 2001), KUKE S.A. (July 1998-January 2002) and member of the Council for Motorways (October 1998-December 2002). In 2002 he was elected deputy to the Council of Warsaw, Vice-Chairman of the Economic Development and Infrastructure Committee.
Prof. Krytyna Iglicka
Education: 2003 habilitated doctor in Economics, University of Warsaw. Ph.D in Economics, Warsaw School of Economics. 1988 M.Sc in Economics, University of Warsaw. Employment: Since September 2007 – Associate Professor, Lazarski University. October 2003 till August 2007: Associate Professor, L. K. Academy of Management, Warsaw. February 1999 till September 2003, Assistant Professor, L. K. Academy of Management. June 1999 till September 2003, Assistant Professor, Institute for Social Studies, University of Warsaw. May 1993 – June 1999, Assistant Professor, Institute for Statistics and Demography, Warsaw School of Economics. May 1988 – May 1993, Research Fellow, Institute for Statistics and Demography, Warsaw School of Economics. Academic Experience: October 1993-December 1993: visiting faculty member: The Curtis L. Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. 104
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September 1996 – August 1999: Co-ordinator of the Polish Migration Project at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London (teaching and research). September 1999 - June 2000: Senior Fulbright Fellow, Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania (research). October 2003 till present: member of the Scientific Board at ISS UW and a Research Fellow. Professional Experience: January 2001-February 2004: Director, Migration and Eastern Policy Program, Institute of Public Affairs, Warsaw. September 2000 – October 2003: Deputy Director, Institute for Social Studies (ISS), University of Warsaw. January 2002 till present: Polish government advisor and expert on migration policy (Ministry of Internal Affairs and Administration, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Labour and Social Policy) March 2004 till present: Coordinator of Migration and Homeland Security Project, Centre for International Organisation, Warsaw. Since 2000 till present: consultant or expert to various international organisations e.g. European Commission, International Organisation for Migration, OECD.
Andrzej Nałęcz, Ph. D.
email@example.com Education 1995 – 1999 Tadeusz Reytan 6th Secondary School in Warsaw, graduated cum laudae 1999 – 2004 Graduate studies at Faculty of Law and Administration, Warsaw University, graduated cum laudae with a master’s degree in law 2004 – 2008 Doctoral studies at Management Faculty, Warsaw University 2008 Doctoral defense at Faculty of Law and Administration, Warsaw University Professional Experience 2004 – present Academic teacher in administrative law at Management Faculty, Warsaw University Specialization and Publications I specialize in administrative law, my main interest being the scope of the allowed interference of administrative bodies in the affairs of individuals. I have published several articles on the disrectional powers of administration and on administrative fines in public business law. I am the co-author of a public business law textbook to be published later this year.
Dr. Andrzej Kondratowicz
e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org Present Academic Positions • Associate Professor (full-time), Lazarski University, Warsaw, Poland • Senior Lecturer (part-time), Economics Department & American Studies Center, University of Warsaw, Poland Previous Positions/Activities • Faculty member at the Warsaw University, Dept. of Economics since 1977; and at the American Studies Center since 2000, except: 1981-84: graduate studies at SUNY Stony Brook, USA • 1991 (March-June): visiting professor at the University of Sussex, 105
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School of European Studies, Brighton, UK 1991-1997: subsequent editions of Int’l Summer School of Economics at Kortowo, Poland [sections in macro and micro-economics to the lectures of prof. Hall Varian and Carl Simon (Michigan), Guillermo Calvo (WB), Ron Jones (Rochester), Leonardo Leiderman (Tel Aviv), Richard Jackman (LSE), Stan Wellisz (Columbia), and Alvin Marty (CUNY)] former General Director of the Adam Smith Research Centre (ASRC), a free-market-oriented think tank in Warsaw - currently member of the
Supervisory Board • Freelance English translator of economic literature (a.o. Friedman’s Capitalism and Freedom) Education 1988: Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Warsaw: [Credit and Monetary Policies Stimulating Private Sector Growth in LDCs] 1981-84: State University of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook, NY, USA; graduate studies in economics: M.A. (doctoral track) awarded in 1984; two years of the Ph.D. Program completed (42 credits) 1972-77: University of Warsaw, major: political economy, M.A. Degree, 1977 Current Fields of Research & Teaching & Publications SMEs, economic freedom, macroeconomics; dozens of articles and papers presented at conferences abroad and in Poland, co-author of several chapters in books, scientific editor of three books (a.o. publications in Praeger and Routledge) International Academic Experience repeated visits to over 30 countries of Europe, the Mediterranean, Asia, and the Americas (conferences, fellowships, lecturing, study visits, multi- and bi-lateral cooperation programs)
Dr. Katarzyna Kopczewska
PH.D. (doctor) Education (Beyond High School): 2007-now Assistant Professor - Warsaw University – Faculty of Economic Sciences – Chair of Public Sector Economy, 2003 – 2007 Ph.D Student - Warsaw University – Faculty of Economic Sciences – Chair of Public Sector Economy, Title of Ph.D. thesis: “Geographical rent in socioeconomic development in Central and Eastern Europe” Supervisor prof.J.Kleer, reviewers: prof.J.Wilkin, prof.R.Bivand 1998-2003 M. A. in Economics: Warsaw University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Econometrics and Computer Science, final note: very good Title of M.A. thesis: „Initial Public Offering on Warsaw Stock Exchange in 1992-2001 – factors and effects analysis” Professional experience: 2007 – now CASE – Center for Social and Economic Research – leader of projects in regional science (for FP7, DG REGIO, Ministry of Regional development); position of external senior expert 2007 – now Morgan International Company, Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) course – preparation to examination – lecture in quantitative methods (in English) 2003 – now Faculty of Economic Sciences, Warsaw University (main workplace) – Mathematical Statistics (laboratory), Spatial econometrics in R (lecture), Financial and Statistical Analysis In Excel (laboratory in Polish and English), Practical Investing (laboratory), Microeconometrics (laboratory in English) 2003 – 2006 Center for Experimental Economics, R.Kudlinski OLYMPUS University, Warsaw – coordinator, workshops in experimental economics 106
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A thesis contest in field: Promotion of financial instruments placed on Warsaw Stock Exchange. (forthcoming 2007). Spatial economy (lecture). Essay on “Capital Market in a day before Polish accession to European Union”. Katharina C. Kopczewska Katarzyna. published in Polish 2007.. Gerd Grözinger. The Modelling of (Spatial) Interaction.class of econometrics (in Polish and English) Academic and professional appointments: VII’2007 Participation in Summer School in Bratislava (Slovakia). Experimental economics (lecture). ca.European Central Bank. Szczecin 2004 (in Polish) 2004 „Bank and Credit ” (edited by National of Poland) – Analysis of effects of Initial Public Offering on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. forthcoming Geographical aspects of socio-economic development. 1 H02C 075 28) Grant title: „Analysis of social awareness of Poles. Nr 1. Warsaw. Institute of Peace. UK: Cambridge Scholars Press. usage of methods of experimental economics in research and education” Research Project. 160 pages (published in Polish: Ekonometria i statystyka przestrzenna z wykorzystaniem programu R CRAN) 2004 How do shares splits influence prices of securities – case of Warsaw Stock Exchange. (eds. ed. Spies and Wenzel Matiaske (eds. Polish Economic Society Research and grants: 2007-2009 Participant in grant founded by Committee for Scientific Research at Ministry of Education and Science (No. Cambridge.210 pages (published in Polish) (forthcoming 2008) 2008. organised inter alia by University of Szczecin. Polskie Towarzystwo Ekonomiczne. book edited by CeDeWu.S. funkcjonowanie. Warsaw University (Poland) IX ’ 2004 Scholarship in Katholike Universiteit Leuven (Belgium) – bilateral exchange of Warsaw University with KU Leuven XII ‘ 2002 Scholarship funded by National Bank of Poland for international tutorial „Financial Markets and Central Banks” . National Defense Academy (Poland) and Institute for Eastern Europe. nr 11’ 2003 (published in Polish) II’2003Social Science Research Network – Optimal Contract for Ticket Controllers in Public Transport. Bernat T. book edited by Warsaw University.). Frankfurt/ Main Honours and Awards: II’2005Second prize winner of best M. February 2004 (published in Polish) 2004 „Bank and Credit” (edited by National of Poland) – Analysis of determinants of Initial Public Offering on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. organized by European Congress of the Regional Science Association) and PREPARE as a part of EU Marie Curie project Since X‘2006 Coach in SENSE project (Strategic Economic Needs and Security Simulation Exercise) with U.400 pages. ca. 2006 „Spatial Statistics and Econometrics with use of R”.Advanced Econometrics (lecture). organised by: Foundation for Capital Market Education and supported by Warsaw Stock Exchange and Ministry of Education and Sport I ’ 2004 First prize winner of young scientists contest. books and publications: 2008. N112 014 32/0569) Grant title: „Public sector – local approach” 2005-2008 Participant in grant founded by Committee for Scientific Research at Ministry of Education and Science (No. in Rynek kapitałowy – mechanizm. January 2004 (published in Polish) 2003 „EKONOMIA” (edited by Warsaw University) – Optimal contract for ticket controllers in public transport. Experimental testing of Principal-Supervisor-Agent model. Mathematical Economics (lecture). book edited by (? – negotiations are open).Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics .Kudlinski OLYMPUS University. Warsaw.2003 – now 2003 – now R. forthcoming “Geographical Rent In Socio-Economic Development In Central And East European Countries” In Europe and its Regions. forthcoming Quantitative Methods in R. Kopczewski Tomasz ). podmioty. Principal-Agent–Supervisor model Application – text in 107 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. Nr 2. . Warsaw . Financial mathematics (lecture and laboratory) Collegium Civitas.
HRM practices in MNCs. ranked as one of Top Ten in Experimental Economics in SSRN (III-IV. documentation. or small group focused skill development based on needs analysis used in MBA groups or in-company training. simulated role-plays. compiling reading lists and other resources. CECOS London 108 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. interviews. PhD Education PhD Business & Management (OB/HRM Division). MBA/EMBA: Communication & Interpersonal Skills. marking criteria and feedback formats. current-2003 LSBM. Skills • • • • • • Technical – using interactive teaching techniques including case study method. Powerpoint). management training & development. grounded theory. including: presentations and written reports in electronic formats (Word. Dissertation ‘Local managers’ values-based reactions to transfer of Western HRM practices in FDI and non-FDI companies: case studies in Poland’.qualitative case study. Method:. case studies for students. Organisational Development & Managing Change. experimental economics. Business Communication. Monte Carlo) Marie Hines. global skills. assessment methods.English. Theoretical frameworks:. Communication – oral and written. teamwork. seminars. workshops. cross-cultural interactions.traditional and spatial. Subjects and levels • • • BSc/BA: Organisational Behaviour. Intercultural Management & Ethics. 2003)(published in English) Research Interests: Technical: quantitative methods in economics (statistics and econometrics) . spatial modeling with use of GIS maps. knowledge transfer. regional science. Human Resource Management. Management & Communication Skills. Tutoring – one-to-one. public sector Teaching: using MS Excel in statistical and financial analysis – from basic (statistics) to advanced models (eg.institutional.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics Employment Visiting Lecturer . Analytical – developing courses and lecture schedules. examination setting and marking for BA/BSc. managerial learning. sharing experiences in assessment meetings. Assessment . Managing People. presentations.using problem-solving approach for MBA level: case-study-based assessment. 2005 –viva autumn 2009. Teamwork – participating in developing standardisation of assessment. Nottingham University Business School. Lazarski University. DMS: Advanced Professional Development. regional development problems. R programme and environment Fields: spatial socio-economic development. Area of study CEE transition. observations. Supervisor: Anna Soulsby. LGSM.
Cash Discounts. pricing. M. Training Assessment: International External Examiner (Business modules) – Edexcel. M. Cross-cultural application of HRM practices: findings from case study companies in Poland. “Effect of globalisation on work practices in a workplace”. segment. (ed. Italy. Z. Wybrane Problemy Panstw Europy Srodkowo-Wschodniej w Dobie Globalizacji (Selected Problems of Central and Eastern European Countries in the Age of Globalisation) Bialystok: Technical University Press. Portugal. Monitor Business Operational costs.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . Current Issues in Management Research. Slavianskije Strany w Uslowiach Sistemnoj Tranformacij i Ewropiejskoj Integracii (Central European Countries in Conditions of Transformation and European Integration). as University of Bombay’ Financial Controller – European Division Sales & Marketing Preparation of Business Plan/Forecast – product. Ensuring 100% report compliance of Sales and Marketing Report on weekly / monthly basis. Philosophy and Epistemology in Management Research. Arun D’Souza EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION : Title of Qualification awarded Major Subject : major). Control risk of losses from credits offered. market size & sales trend. In Tomczonek. Spain. Ledger Accounts ( AR. Department Expenses and Marketing Costs etc. London PhD training modules Qualitative Research. Controls regarding Pricing. Rebates. Measure credit exposure. Name of University WORK EXPERIENCE 01/04/2008 on going Main activities & responsibilities Masters Business Administration (Accounting. “Cultural identity in a context of integration and globalisation”.). Linguarama (Bucharest) CBF. 2005. London BOS Software. Market Intelligence Report – competitors network. Publications (chapters in international monographs) Hines. 2008. East Europe) Strict control of Company’s Receivables and monitor the effectiveness of the Collection Mechanism. AP.B/E Consultant 2003-2002 Account Director 2002-1987 V/Software Consultant 1987-1984 Target (Warsaw). Prepay etc) Management of optimal Cash Flow and Currency Risks. Reserves.C. Screening of Potential Buyers and customer’s Credit worthiness. (ed. new product launching. Teaching: CELTA – International House. Brest: Izdatielstwo BGTY. 109 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. Responsible for Group Management Reporting (UK. Quantitative Research (SSP). for internal use. Creation of control tools. Hines. Auditing. promotional activities. In Jaskievich. Germany. Accruals. M.). Expert reports Hines. J. Reconciliation of Gen. 2006.
Overseer of Total Insurance. 01/06/2007 – 31/12/2007 Self –employed for VDC Technologies: Production & Marketing of TV’s. Education: Ph. Hands on approach and Overseeing of proper accounting of transactions. Main activities & Responsibilities Chief Accountant / Financial Controller Manage. (Volvo Trucks. SAP project Leader and Start Up of a Shared Service Centre Accounting in Warsaw. Digital Photo Frames. Reconciliation of Gen. finance and controlling areas.Automotive Industry Spare parts . Financial Controls and Planning & Group Consolidation. Accruals. Manage the Accounting/ Finance/ Controlling Teams. Air-conditioners.Finance & Administration / Business & Finance Controller Mentoring and developing resources across accounting. in Economics from Wayne State University in Detroit (1993). Volvo Polska Warsaw (Volvo AB Group) . motivate & train the accounting. Selected publications 110 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook.Fin & Admin. DVD. AP. Controller 6 yrs Renault Polska Warsaw (Volvo AB Group) .Manager . Prepay etc) 01/06/2004 – 31/05/2007 Berlitz International Group Poland: Language Study Centre / Printing Press Publication Main activities & Responsibilities Manager Finance and Administration Hands on approach and Overseeing of proper accounting of transactions. Construction & Equipment. Renault Trucks & Spare Parts) Maciej Krzak Assistant Professor. Monitor Operational costs. 3 yrs Production & Marketing . Lazarski School of Commerce and Law. Oman: Production and Marketing – Rock Mining Division/ Building of Shipping-Jetty Port Main activities & Responsibilities Manager . Consultant for the PKPP Lewiatan (Polish Confederation of Private Employers).31/05/2004 Buraimi Group.A. Implementation of Financial System inclusive of Assets and Inventory Modules. D. Research area Macroeconomics of open economies. monetary theory and policy.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . Creation of control tools. Doctoral program at Wayne State University M. Reserves. Head of Macroeconomic Forecasting Team at CASE (Centre for Social and Economic Research) in Warsaw.Business Fin. Legal & Tax Compliance in Sales & Marketing. Ledger Accounts ( AR. analyst team. Bus. monetary integration. in Economics from SGH in Warsaw (1984). fiscal policy. Maintain on line support and effective communication between the Business Units 01/07/1995 .
Zeszyt nr 94. Zewnętrzne szoki a reakcje polityki pieniężnej (Monetary Policy Responses to External Shocks). July 2000. OeNB (www. Focus on Transition 1/1999.Sytuacja na międzynarodowych rynkach finansowych (an article in a book edited by Jan Winiecki). co-authored with Helmut Ettl. National Bank of Poland (www. 4/2006 Kurs walutowy i wzrost gospodarczy (The exchange Rate and Economic Growth) co-authored with Stefan Kawalec. “Gospodarka Narodowa” 9/2001: 48-71. 111 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . CASE.pl) Is Direct Targeting an Alternative for Central Europe ? The Case of the Czech Republic and Poland. „Bank i Kredyt” no. CASE. National bank of Austria.nbp. Monthly Report No. The Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies (WIIW).oenb.at). forthcoming 2009 Portugalskie zaniechania – memento dla polskiej polityki fiskalnej (Portuguese Complacency – a Postscript for the Polish Fiscal Policy). Zeszyt nr 85. 7-8.co. June 2006 Poland: growth dividend not high enough for Maastricht fiscal criterion to be met. February 2008 Oddzielnie do euro (Euro Accession – Apart) in: Perspektwy wejścia do strefy euro.
presentations. It consists of final examination. and may include midterm examinations. etc. tests. External Examiner: an examiner who does not belong to the faculty of Lazarski University. Optional courses: courses (modules) which are elected by the student and indicate his/her area of specialization. Core Courses: courses (modules) which are obligatory and constitute the core of the MSc Programme. Compensation: a possibility to get a pass without taking a re-sit examination when student’s grade is 38% or 39% and his/her overall average mark is equal or higher than 45%. Internal Examiner: an examiner who belongs to the faculty of Lazarski University and who marks students’ examination papers. Repetition: a course which is taken again because the student failed. Usually it says whether it is a lecture or discussion group or a combination of both. Re-sit examination: a second examination for a failed course. short papers. and participation sometimes includes short tests given in the class to check if students did their homework.Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics . 112 Lazarski School of Commerce and Law Student’s Handbook. or that of the University of Wales who is appointed from a different British university to ensure that the assessment practice is fair and conforms to the British education standards. Simple presence is not enough. Moderator: a professor nominated by the University of Wales to ensure that the teaching and assessment practices conform to the rules agreed in the submission documents and to the British education standards. Participation: a part of assessment which indicates students activity in the class. Final examinations are marked by two internal examiners. Learning Approach: It shows the way classes are conducted.USEFUL VOCABULARY AND TERMS Assessment: methods of evaluation of student’s performance in the class. group work.
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