Postgraduate studies - Academy of leadership and communication in organization management

Course description: Postgraduate studies intended for people who wish to improve their leadership and communication skills that are indispensable in any work environment. The problematic scope of the course allows the participant to broaden their perspectives and perhaps become interested in professional development in the field of management. Classes are conducted for two semesters, on Saturdays and Sundays, in the form of lectures, practical classes, and laboratory classes.

The course allows to obtain specialist knowledge, skills and competences in the scope of: recognising one’s own leadership potential and conscious shaping of an image and authority of a leader, knowledge of the principles and rules of ethical leadership conduct, problem solving, and teamwork, with emphasis on shaping creative attitudes, social impact mechanisms, interpersonal and strategic communication, with particular focus on professional relations, negotiation tactics and techniques applied in a professional environment, designing market investigations and public opinion polls, negotiation tactics and techniques applied in a professional environment, designing market investigations and public opinion polls, preparing measuring instruments, sampling, data collection and analysis methods, possibility of using modern digital media and IT tools in communication, computerisation of information and decision-making, creation and application of modern web-based tools (e.g. video-blogs, forms, internet forums), methods and techniques of organising workgroup activities, searching for persuasive and manipulative texts in public space, diagnosing and identifying development-related needs of employees, assessing and motivating employees, initialising and actively participating in organisational works, maintaining and creating proper interpersonal relations with employees and stakeholders from external organisations.

Classes included in the curriculum:
1st block - Leadership, skills and competences of a leader within the organisation (Leadership within the organisation, Creating an image and authority of a leader, Problems of ethical leadership and social responsibility of the organisation).
2nd block - Improving communication techniques between the organisation and its surrounding environment (Strategic communication, Interpersonal communication, Mediation and negotiation, Market investigation and public opinion polls, Digital media and computer-based tool in communication processes, Eristic and rhetoric, Computerisation of information and decision-making processes).
3rd block - Team management (Planning and organising teamwork, Creating and developing a team, Employee assessment, Extra-financial motivation, Employee training and development).
Seminar and thesis.

Duration: two semesters (170 hours in total, including 150 auditorium hours).

Planned number of participants: min. 20. Admissions based on sequence of applications. Out-of-town attendees will have the option of reserving accommodations for a fee at the MUT hotel (phone: +48 261 837 925).

The nearest edition of the studies: from 1 March 2019 until 29 February 2020. Classes are conducted as two-day sessions (Saturday-Sunday). 8 congresses are planned for each semester. Final thesis defence in February 2020.

Recruitment: Application with the documents listed below can be submitted in person in Military University of Technology, Cybernetics Faculty, room 275 (Main Building, 2nd floor) between 10.00-15.00, on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays or send by e-mail to the address paulina.rudnicka(at)wat.edu.pl
List of required documents:

  • Application placed on the website
  • Diploma of higher education (photocopy),
  • ID photo (signed with name and surname),
  • photograph delivered in digital form
  • copy of the identification document,
  • copy of the proof of the recruitment fee.

The deadline for submitting documents: 17 February 2018

Fee:
After qualification one-off fee of PLN 7 200,00 until 28 February 2019 or in two instalments: - 1st instalment - PLN 3 780,00 - payable until 28 February 2019,   - 2nd instalment - PLN 3 780,00 - payable until 30 September 2019 r.

Bank account number: 91 1240 6960 0350 5448 0102 2305 (with a note: "Akademia Przywództwa", name and surname)

Contact persons:   Activities in connection with recruitment for postgraduate studies are conducted by the Deanery of the Faculty of Cybernetics - main building, 2nd floor, room 275, tel.: +48 261 83 87 83 - paulina.rudnicka(at)wat.edu.pl and the secretariat of the Institute of Organization and Management - build. 65 room 16, tel.: +48 261 83 87 70 - e-mail jadwiga.skulska(at)wat.edu.pl  or build. 65 room 15, tel.: +48 261 83 87 99 - e-mail barbara.siwek(at)wat.edu.pl