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					                                  Prestigious American MBA in Warsaw



  American                   American
       MBA                        MBA
   Program                    Program
 in Warsaw
                            in Warsaw

                                                                       Lazarski University

                                                                                                                     Prestigious American MBA in Warsaw

                                                                                                                                             The University of Wisconsin La Crosse and
                                                                                                                                         Lazarski University full time English language MBA
                                             The University of Wisconsin – La Crosse                                                     has gained recognition on the Polish market and
                                          (UW-LAX) has had a longstanding collaboration                                                  ensures students the highest quality of education
                                          with the East Central European Scholarship                                                     in the management field. Lazarski University
                                          Program (ECESP) of Georgetown University.                                                      collaborates in offering an American MBA degree
                                          To date, this collaboration has allowed UW-LAX                                                 from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. The
                                          to provide an education and training for                                                       University of Wisconsin-La Crosse is an accredited
                                          approximately 400 professionals from Eastern                                                   member of AACSB International. AACSB
                                          Europe, among them 146 Poles. The MBA                                                          accreditation represents the highest standard of
                                          program is a continuation of our effort to provide                                             achievement for business schools worldwide.
                                          a high quality educational experience for Polish                                               The University of Wisconsin brings to our partner-
                                          professionals. It is our hope that the UW-LAX                                                  ship an established reputation for excellence and
                                          MBA program at the Lazarski University will                                                    top MBA rankings. Our program prepares gra-
                                          become a valued vehicle for professional                                                       duates for high level positions in management.
                                          business development in Poland, as well                                                        It provides skills in a wide range of business
                                          as in the region.                                                                              disciplines and ensures that our graduates are
                                                                                                                                         qualified to lead in all aspects of management.
      Dr. William Colclough, Dean                             Dr. William Colclough, Dean                                                It prepares successful and effective managers
                                                                                                            Prof. Daria Nalecz,
College of Business Administration                      College of Business Administration                                               for a constantly changing business environment.
                                                                                                    Provost, Lazarski University
University of Wisconsin – La Crosse                     University of Wisconsin – La Crosse                                              It is my great pleasure to invite you to join us
                                                                                                                                         and pursue an excellent education at Lazarski.
                                                                                                                                                                  Professor Daria Nalecz,
                                                                                                                                                               Provost, Lazarski University

                                                                                                                                             Higher education in Poland – as is the case
                                             We have learned that business has no borders,                                               in most European countries – needs restructuring
                                          and neither does education. The collaboration                                                  and upgrading. Some institutions have already
                                          with the Lazarski University represents an exciting                                            initiated efforts to redesign and modernize their
                                          opportunity that promises to enrich the education                                              education programs to better meet society's
                                          of all its students beyond all borders. The                                                    needs. Among them have been schools
                                          program represents the culmination of extensive                                                of business, who have engineered their MBA
                                          meetings and curriculum planning to ensure that                                                programs with the assistance of selected Ameri-
                                          both US and Polish students will have a high                                                   can universities. Lazarski University is one of
                                          quality business education. The framework of the                                               these forward moving institutions aiming to
                                          program will provide support to link the Lazarski                                              raise its level of education, achieve American
                                          University to our College of Business Administra-                                              standards, and deliver alumni who can meet
                                          tion to advance business training, international                                               the growing and ever more demanding labour
                                          scholarship, and global understanding. We                                                      market needs.Our MBA Program with the
                                          expect our faculty, students, and administrators                                               University of Wisconsin – La Crosse aspires to
                                          will gain much from the exchange of information                                                be the most demanding, quality oriented MBA
                                          and ideas that will be inherent in the efforts.                                                study program in Poland and East Central
                   Dr. Bruce E. May                                                                                                      Europe. We promise you a dynamic and
                                                                                                   Prof. Wojciech Bienkowski,
   Associate Dean & MBA Director                                           Dr. Bruce E. May                                              challenging educational experience.
                                                                                                Dean, Lazarski Business School
University of Wisconsin – La Crosse                        Associate Dean & MBA Director                                                                    Professor Wojciech Bienkowski
                                                        University of Wisconsin – La Crosse                                                                Dean, Lazarski Business School

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                                                                                                                                    Prestigious American MBA in Warsaw

                                                                                                  WHO WE ARE
OF WISCONSIN – LA CROSSE AND                                                                      Lazarski University                                      University of Wisconsin – La Crosse
THE LAZARSKI UNIVERSITY MBA PROGRAM                                                               (LAZARSKI)                                               (UW-LAX)

                                                                                                   Lazarski is one of the best private higher
                                                                                                   educational institutions in Poland.
The Lazarski University and the prestigious University                                             In 2009 Lazarski was ranked second among
of Wisconsin – La Crosse are recruiting applicants                                                 business schools by Home & Market magazine.
who are interested in exceptional international careers                                            In 2009 Academic Information Center
to a new and dynamic MBA program of studies.                                                       acknowledged that Lazarski is the second best
The program is unique in Poland because it offers                                                  private institution of higher learning in Poland
a summer semestr of studies in the US and because                                                  Lazarski is pursuing American university
a majority of its core subjects are taught by American                                             accreditation and has been awarded provisional
professors. Such a structure of studies ensures that                                               acceptance status by the Delaware State
students will learn the newest management strategies                                               Department of Education.
and methods, as well as practical aspects of running                                               Lazarski is included in a small circle of schools
large corporations in the US and in other leading                                                  recognized as truly international institutions
world economies.The aim of our MBA program                                                         of higher learning.
is to develop students' skills of:                                                                                                                                            Graff Hall of the University
                                                                                                                                                                        of Wisconsin – La Crosse campus
   Management in changing circumstances
   Critical and integrated thinking
   Identification and solving problems
   Decision making                                                                                                                                           UW-LAX has again been ranked among the best
   Use of the latest management and information                                                                                                              US universities in US News & World Report's 2008
   implements                                                                                                                                                „America's Best Colleges” publication.
   Effective teamwork                                                                                                                                        The university has appeared on the US News list
   Leadership skills                                                                                                                                         each of the past 10 years. UW-LAX is listed No. 3
   Use of global economic and cultural possibilities                                                                                                         in the Midwest among public universities offering
   Awareness of specific management ethical, social,                                                                                                         master's degrees and No. 22 among all public and
   and environmental responsibilities.                                                                                                                       private institutions that offer master's programs.
                                                                                                                                                             UW-LAX has been recognized nationally for
The Lazarski University stands apart from other                                                                                                              „topflight academics and affordable costs.”
schools in Poland by offering an extensive course                                                                                                            Kiplinger's Personal Finance February 2008 issue
of studies, an excellent level of teaching, and the                                                                                                          gave the university the honor by naming it to their
latest international standards of education.                                                                                                                 Kiplinger's Top 100 list.Schools that make Kiplin-
It provides Bachelor and Master level programs                                                                                                               ger's Top 100 list are noteworthy for outstanding
in English together with the University of Wales                                                                                                             academic quality plus an affordable price tag.
and the MBA program with the University                                                                                                                      UW-LAX has consistently gained top rankings
of Wisconsin – La Crosse.                                                                                                                                    nationally for passage rates on the Certified Public
                                                                                 the University                                 Bussines School              Accounting (CPA) exam.
                                                              of Wisconsin – La Crosse campus                          of the Lazarski University
                                                                                                                                                             UW-LAX is part of the prestigious University of
                                                                                                                                                             Wisconsin System which is recognized worldwide.

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                                                                                                                                                     Prestigious American MBA in Warsaw

OUR MBA PROGRAM                                                                                                ENROLMENT INFORMATION FOR
                                                                                                               THE NEXT EDITION OF THE UNIVERSITY
  The MBA program of studies is divided into two parts, the terms of which are: COURSE    HOURS   INSTRUCTOR   OF WISCONSIN – LA CROSSE AND
  Phase 1                                                                                                      THE LAZARSKI UNIVERSITY MBA PROGRAM
  Fall Semester in Warsaw (October 1 -January 8)
  Introduction                                                                              10     Lazarski
  Applied Economics I                                                                       30     Lazarski
  Statistics                                                                                30     Lazarski
  Legal and Ethical Environment of Business
  Managerial Accounting I
                                                                                                               CRITERIA                                                         to have very good English language skills. TOEFL test
                                                                                                                                                                                results will indicate the level of your knowledge
  Information Systems for Management                                                        30     Lazarski    AND PROCEDURES                                                   of English. GMAT test is an additional requirement.
  Spring Semestr In Warsaw (January 26– June 17)                                                               FOR ADMISSION                                                    Applicants who have taken a TOEFL test in the past
  Applied Economics II                                                                      30     Lazarski                                                                     2 years and achieved a minimum paper test score
  Production/Operation Management                                                           45     Lazarski    Applicants interested in applying to the program must            of 550, as well as those who have take the GMAT
  Managerial Marketing                                                                      30     Lazarski    meet the following requirements of the University of             test within the past 5 years and earned a minimum
  Managerial Accounting II                                                                  30     Lazarski    Wisconsin – La Crosse and the Lazarski University:               score of 450, will be exempt from taking these tests
  Organizational Behavior                                                                   30     Lazarski      Have a master's or bachelor's, degree                          upon submitting official test results. All others are
                                                                                                                 Have an overall average of 3.75 or higher under                required to take both tests, which are now available
  Phase 2                                                                                                        the Polish points system or 2.85 under the Ameri-              worldwide. The Lazarski University will offer the
  Summer School in USA (July 1 – August 26)                                                                      can system                                                     TOEFL tests. Specific information
  Decision Framing and Making in Complex Environment I BUS 730                              45      UWLAX        Have a good command of English with a TOEFL                    regarding TOEFL and GMAT tests, the fees involved,
  Decision Framing and Making in Complex Environment II BUS 731                             45      UWLAX
                                                                                                                 score of at least 550 points and a GMAT test                   and how to obtain certificates, can be found on the
  Business Decision Making and Research Methodology BUS 735 (internet)                      60      UWLAX
                                                                                                                 score of 450 or higher *)                                      Internet or obtained from the Lazarski University.
                                                                                                                 Successfully complete a qualifying interview
  Fall Semester In Warsaw (October 1 -January 13)
  Managing in Environmentally & Socially Conscious World (BUS 750)                          45     UWLAX                                *) TOEFL and GMAT tests may be          Career experience
  Managing in a Changing Technological Environment (BUS 755)                                45     UWLAX                            passed during the first two semesters       Althogh not mandatory, 2-3 years of career expe-
  Human Resources Management                                                                30     Lazarski                                                                     rience is preferred. Those who hold positions as
  International Economics                                                                   30     Lazarski    A master's or bachelor's degree                                  managers will be given preference.
                                                                                                               Polish applicants must have one of the two degrees or
  Spring Semester In Warsaw (January 25 - April 28)                                                            its equivalent. International applicants must have
  Managing in a Global Environment (internet) BUS 760                                        60     UWLAX
                                                                                                               a degree that grants either BA or BSc titles, or else
  MBA Program Assessment (internet) BUS 790                                                  20     UWLAX
  Graduation Ceremony at La Crosse (optional, not included in a fee)                     1 Week     UWLAX      have an equivalent to these degrees which is recogni-
                                                                                                               zed and binding in their countries.
                                                                                                               Overall average
  TOTAL UWLAX & LAZARSKI MBA PROGRAM                                                       705                 Polish applicants must provide copies of their degree
                                                                                                               plus a list of the credited subjects and grades, while
                                                                                                               international applicants must present transcripts of
Sessions will be held twice a month on Fridays, 4.30 pm - 7.45 pm and Saturdays 8.45 am– 4.30                  their records, or the equivalent.
pm . Sundays 9.00 a.m– 3.45 pm. Occasionally classes will be held on other days. The terms and
times indicated are subject to change. Students who successfully complete the MBA program will re-             Good command of English
ceive an American Master of Business Administration Degree from the University of Wisconsin – La               Because two months long program of study in the US
Crosse. Students who wish to earn a Polish Master's Degree in addition to the MBA will be required to          is part of this program, and due to the fact that all                                             the University
                                                                                                                                                                                              of Wisconsin – La Crosse campus
complete additional coursework and prepare a master's thesis.                                                  MBA courses – whether in the US or in Poland – will
                                                                                                               be conducted in English, all applicants are required

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                                                                                                                   PROGRAM COSTS
Qualifying interview
Qualifying interviews will be held in English on dates         Required documents
which will be communicated to applicants. Each ap-                                                                 The academic tuition fee is 18.500 PLN                           assistance throughout the stay in the US in matters
plicant will receive the exact date of his/her interview       1. Completed and printed application                and 14.000 USD and includes costs of:                            of cultural orientation.
when they file their applications. The interview will             form (available on the website                     enrolment in the MBA Program                                Note: tuition fees do not include the costs
measure an applicant's motivation, knowledge,                                          courses in the MBA Program at the Lazarski                         of accommodations in Poland,
experience and English language skills. International          2. CV                                                 University                                                         nor transportation, food, text books,
applicants may interview over the phone.                       3. Copies of school certificates from                 courses in the MBA Program at the University                       and personal expenses in either Poland
                                                                  the last two schools attended or transcript        of Wisconsin – La Crosse                                           or the US.
Acceptance into the program                                       of records from the last school                    housing at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse          Tuition payments for each semester are to be
Acceptance notices will be given to applicants soon            4. Copy of a passport or national ID                  health insurance at the University of Wisconsin             made prior to the beginning of the semester.
after the qualifying interviews. Some people will be           5. Two letters of recommendation                      – La Crosse                                                 The first tuition payment must be received
placed on a waiting list, should the number of appli-             (from past or present superiors)                   use of the library, computer room, sports equip-            by September 24, 2010.
cants be high. Those applicants who complete                   6. 4 photographs                                      ment, and other activities at the University of Wis-        Persons from other countries will be informed
Phase I foundation courses with an average grade                                                                     consin – La Crosse                                          on payee details.
of 4.0 under the Polish system, and B under the US             Applicants are requested to send copies of
system, will be admitted into the full MBA program.            documents and present their originals on arrival.

                                                                                                                                   Central Administrative Building
                                                                                                                        of the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse

                                                                                                                      Last day for filing application and documents                                              September 24, 2011
                                                                                                                      Qualifying interview date                                                   Will be communicated to applicant
                                                                                                                      Commencement of classes                                                                        October 1, 2011
                                                                                                                      Classes in the USA                                                                    July 1 – August 26, 2012
                                                                                                                      End of program                                                                                   May 18, 2013

                                        Main hall                                                                  Persons from Poland paying in Polish zlotys are requested to specify the following payee details:
                        of the Lazarski University
                                                                                                                         Uczelnia Łazarskiego, ul. Swieradowska 43, 02-662 Warszawa,
                                                                                                                         account no. 36 1020 1169 0000 8402 0015 4146.

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MBA FACULTY                                                                                                       MBA FACULTY                     Prestigious American MBA in Warsaw

    Dr. Taggert Brooks    Dr. Taggert Brooks, Associate Professor of Economics                                       Dr. Thomas Krueger    Dr. Thomas Krueger
                          received his Ph. D. in Economics from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee                                      teaches courses in corporate finance, investments, and decision making.
                          in 1999. His research interests cover a wide variety of topics, including the busi-                              Professor Krueger is a past President of the Academy of Finance, is the Associate
                          ness cycle, regional banking, and the economics of health. His areas of teaching                                 Editor of the Journal of the Academy of Finance, and publishes a biannual article
                          include macro theory, money and banking, health economics and econometrics.                                      on local stock market performance based upon a 7Rivers Equity Index he
                          Dr. William Ross has taught Human Resource Management, Organizational Beha-                                      constructed and maintains.
                          vior, and Labor-Management Relations courses at the University of Wisconsin
                          – La Crosse for twenty-five years and has been nominated for numerous teaching
                          awards. With training in Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Dr. Ross has
                          consulted with numerous business firms and non-profit organizations.

         Dr. Oliver Liu   Dr. Oliver Liu, Assistant Professor in Marketing                                           Dr. Kuang Wei Wen     Dr. Kuang Wei Wen                                        Professor Kenneth Winter
                          received his Ph. D. from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. His research                                     in addition to his doctorate in Information Systems,
                          interests span Content Extension and Product Line Management, Online Retailing,                                  holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in
                          and Bayesian Choice Modeling. He is a member of the Institute of Operations                                      architecture. Currently, he is professor and chair of
                          Research and Management Science (INFORMS).                                                                       the Information System Department. His current
                                                                                                                                           research interest is in e-business value creation and
                                                                                                                                           information security management. He also serves
                                                                                                                                           on the many editorial boards for academic journals.

 Dr. Wahhab Khandker      Dr. Wahhab Khandker, Professor of Economics                                             Dr. Shane Van Dalsem’s   Dr. Shane Van Dalsem                                     Kenneth Winter
                          is a past Fulbright scholar under the U. S. Department of Education’s Fulbright-                                 research interests include executive severance           received his Ph. D. from
                          Hays Seminars Abroad Program where he studied China’s Economic Reform.                                           agreements, corporate governance, and                    the University of Wiscon-
                          His teaching interests include International Trade and International Finance.                                    corporate cash distributions. His areas of teaching      sin-Madison and has
                          His main research interest is on macroeconomic policy issues that have led to                                    include corporate finance and bank management.           been a CPA since 1998.
                          a number of research publications in reputed journals.                                                           Prior to his academic career, he worked as an            His primary teaching in-
                                                                                                                                           analyst for Bank of America and as a commercial          terest is in financial ac-
                                                                                                                                           lender for Arvest Bank.                                  counting. He is the past
                                                                                                                                                                                                    chair of the Accountancy
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Department and a past
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Associate Dean for the
                                                                                                                                                                                                    College of Business Ad-
     Joseph Kastantin     Joseph Kastantin, Associate Professor                                                           Dr. Bruce May    Dr. Bruce May                                            ministration of the Uni-
                          of Accountancy, has conducted more than100 IFRS and US GAAP training course                                      serves as the Associate Dean and MBA Director            versity of Wisconsin La
                          for KPMG auditors. He has more than 20 research publications including:                                          in University Wisconsin La Crosse. He holds              Crosse.
                          a chapter titled „Ethical considerations regarding privatization of previously state-                            a doctorate in international business and a law
                          controlled entities” in the book „Ethical Implications of Post-Communist Transition                              degree. His teaching and academic interests
                          Economics and Politics in Europe”.                                                                               include ecommerce and cyber law, curriculum
                                                                                                                                           internationalization, international business,
                                                                                                                                           international law, commercial law, regulation,
                                                                                                                                           and privacy.

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MBA FACULTY                                                                                                              MBA FACULTY                         Prestigious American MBA in Warsaw

                                                                                                                                                     Dr. Maciej Malicki                                             Dr. Bogusław Kwarciak
                                                                                                                               Dr. Maciej Malicki    holds a Ph.D. degree from            Dr. Bogusław Kwarciak     holds a Ph.D. degree from
                                                                                                                                                     the University of Illinois                                     the University of Connecti-
                                                                                                                                                     at Urbana-Champaign.                                           cut in Storrs and from
                                                                                                                                                     He specializes in topologi-                                    Jagiellonian University.
                                                                                                                                                     cal groups and topological                                     Earlier he graduated
                                                                                                                                                     dynamic systems.                                               from the Free University of
                                                                                                                                                     Dr. Malicki was awarded                                        Brussels and Jagiellonian
                        Andrzej Kondratowicz                                              Dr. Łukasz Konopielko                                      the Marie-Curie European                                       University. Dr. Kwarciak
 Andrzej Kondratowicz   graduated from the State                Dr. Łukasz Konopielko     was conferred a Ph.D.                                      Re-integration Grant                                           worked as a lecturer for
                        University of New York and                                        degree from the University                                 (2008-2010).                                                   the University of Connecti-
                        holds a Ph. D. degree from                                        of London. He was a                                                                                                       cut. He is the Strategic
                        Warsaw University. He has                                         lecturer for the University                                                                                               Director of the Opus B
                        worked as a lecturer for                                          of Surrey and did research                                                                                                advertising agency and
                        the University of Sussex.                                         in the CECEE.                                                                                                             a business trainer for
                        Dr Kondratowicz specializes                                       Dr. Konopielko specializes                                                                                                Intel and many other
                        in small and medium-sized                                         in banking, economic                                       Dr. Maciej Krzak                                               multinational companies.
                        companies and macro-                                              transformation,                       Dr. Maciej Krzak     graduated from doctoral
                        economic conditions for                                           restructuring, regional                                    studies at Wayne State
                        economic freedom..                                                development and strategic                                  University and was confer-
                                                                                          finance.                                                   red a Ph.D. degree from                                        Professor Karol
                                                                                                                                                     the Warsaw School of               Professor Karol Lutkowski   Lutkowski
                                                                                                                                                     Economics. He has worked                                       holds a Ph.D. degree from
                                                                                                                                                     as a consultant for the                                        the Warsaw School of
                        Tomasz Domanski                                                   Dr. Katarzyna                                              Washington Institute of                                        Economics. He specializes
                                                                         Dr. Katarzyna                                                               International Finance
    Tomasz Domanski     is experienced strategic and                                      Kopczewska                                                                                                                in monetary theories and
                                                                          Kopczewska                                                                 and as chief economist
                        project manager with                                              holds a Ph.D. degree from                                                                                                 international monetary
                        strong presentation and                                           Warsaw University. She is                                  for Citibank-Handlowy                                          system evolution. Professor
                        training skills. He has spent                                     an expert and project lea-                                 in Warsaw.                                                     Lutkowski is a Former
                        many years working in mo-                                         der in CASE and has wor-                                   Dr. Krzak specializes in                                       Minister of Finance and
                        bile telecommunications,                                          ked as a lecturer for                                      banking systems evolution,                                     also an adviser to the
                        as well as in consultancy                                         Chartered Financial Analyst                                monetary theory and policy,                                    President of the National
                        services providing manage-                                        courses in Morgan Interna-                                 exchange rate policy and                                       Bank of Poland. He con-
                        rial support for business                                         tional. She specializes in                                 inflation.                                                     ducted research in Great
                        and public entities. He is                                        quantitative methods and                                                                                                  Britain, France, Italy,
                        a graduate of the Lodz Uni-                                       experimental economics.                                                                                                   Germany and Mexico.
                        versity (MA in business law)
                        and the University of the
                        State of New York (MBA in
                        Marketing and MIS). He
                        did postgraduate studies at                                       Professor Krystyna Iglicka
                        the universities of Warsaw           Professor Krystyna Iglicka   was conferred a Ph. D.
                        and Lodz, and MTCT in
                        Haifa. He has also comple-
                                                                                          degree from the Warsaw
                                                                                          School of Economics. She
                                                                                                                         CONTACT US
                        ted numerous professional                                         was a Fulbright Fellow at
                        trainings in Poland and ab-                                       the University of Pennsylva-
                        road. He is the author of                                         nia, a British Academy and     All applicants who are interested
                        various publications con-                                         Foreign and Common-
                        cerning management and                                                                           in this MBA program are kindly requested to contact:
                                                                                          wealth Office Fellow at the
                        new communication tech-                                           University of London and
                        nologies.                                                         a Dekaban Foundation 
                                                                                          Fellow at the University of
                                                                                          Glasgow. She is the Direc-     telephone number:     (48 22) 54 35 335                                                           Lazarski University
                                                                                          tor of the Demography          mobile phone number: (48) 502 579 188                                                          ul. Swieradowska 43
                                                                                          and Migration Center and                             (48) 607 036 667                                                      02-662 Warsaw, Poland
                                                                                          specializes in immigration
                                                                                          models and immigration         block D, room no: 403                                                                
                                                                                          policy. She also serves as
                                                                                          a government expert on

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Lazarski University
ul. Świeradowska 43, 02-662 Warszawa
         tel. (48 22) 54 35 335

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