Postgraduate studies in Corporate Governance, Risk and Compliance Management
The programme is aimed at enhancing the skills of managers and professionals working primarily in legal, compliance, risk and audit departments and other control functions as well as company executives.
Innovative courses – organised in form of symposiums, case studies and Oxford style debates to promote engagement
Experienced lecturers – academic teachers and business professionals who bridge the gap between theory and practice
Beneficial connection – between the audience and practitioners from public and private sectors who share knowledge
- The courses will help students understand ethics and compliance principles, corporate governance, anti-money laundering and risk management concepts, thus strengthening their ability to respond professionally to the legal and regulatory requirements.
- Real-life business cases from different business sectors will be used during the courses to increase practitioners’ awareness of corporate governance, risk and compliance management.
- Graduates will be equipped to take ethics, organizational culture and compliance program to the next level and use corporate governance and compliance program to enhance business performance.
- The programme will prepare graduates for the complex realities of today’s marketplace, where teams frequently work with diverse laws, customs and markets.
This programme is recommended to any employees wanting to enhance their knowledge about ethics, compliance, corporate governance and risk management, in particular to:
- lawyers and legal practitioners,
- compliance officers, managers, directors and their deputies,
- supervisory board members,
- risk managers,
- internal audit employees,
- regulatory representatives,
- financial crime prevention experts,
- money laundering reporting and prevention officers,
- AML and financial crime investigators.
- Introduction to civil, commercial, data privacy and crime law – 10 h
- Introduction to finance, accounting and tax risk – 6 h
- Business ethics and corporate governance – 10 h
- Strategic and financial analysis of the business – 5 h
- Risk identification, assessment and management – 15 h
- Internal and external audits, controls and investigation– how to be ready? – 10 h
- Forensic audit and investigation – 5 h
- Regulatory bodies – 5 h
- Corporate Social Responsibility – 5 h
- Transnational criminal law – analysis of UK Bribery Act, FCPA, Sapin II and German Anti-Corruption Law – 4 h
- Compliance processes – 20 h
- The individual as compliance manager – case studies bases on pharma, financial, insurance, energy and FMCG examples – 20 h
- How to design “best in class” internal compliance and risk management program – case studies bases on pharma, financial, insurance, energy and FMCG examples – 20 h
- Dawn raid training – action plan when antitrust authorities come knocking – 5 h
- Seminar – 10 h
- Third party risk management – 10 h
Dean and Vice-Dean of Master Studies at the Warsaw School of Economics, Head of Business Finance Faculty, Professor at the Local Government Economics and Finance Faculty. Graduated from the Warsaw School of Economics and completed all his degrees there. Acted as local World Bank expert, member of ATF mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina and chairman of the board of the Polish Teachers» Union. His fields of interest and research cover finance, business finance, economic and financial analysis, financial planning, managerial accounting and cost accounting - effective decision making connected with acqusition and management of financial resources. Author of over 60 publications in peer-reviewed journals and books.
Head of the Department of Management Theory at the Warsaw School of Economics, head of Postgraduate Studies in Product and Service Management at the Department of Management Theory at the Warsaw School of Economics. He specializes in corporate governance, corporate social responsibility and strategic management. Scholarship holder of, among others, Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, the Polish-American Fulbright Commission, Soros Foundation, Volkswagen Foundation and the Foundation for Polish Science.
PhD in economics in the discipline of finance, regional compliance manager in an American pharmaceutical company responsible for all compliance processes in Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Ukraine. She also worked in Russia and in the countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States, France and North Africa, where she designed and implemented compliance tools. For 7 years associated with the pharmaceutical industry, initially as a tax advisor, then as a Compliance Officer.
Attorney and tax advisor. He has many years of experience in international tax advisory. He also deals with the full spectrum of issues in the field of ethics and compliance as well as counteracting corruption practices, as well as proceedings related to fraud and economic crimes.
Legal advisor, graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw. She gained her professional experience working in an international law firm providing services to foreign entrepreneurs operating in Poland, as well as in the financial sector, providing ongoing legal services to financial institutions – banks and loan companies. Experienced specialist and auditor in the field of personal data protection law.
Legal advisor and tax advisor. He specializes in representing entrepreneurs before tax authorities, common and administrative courts, tax risk assessment and strategies to minimize it. He works in tax advisory and legal services and trains members of the management board, financial directors and employees of financial and accounting departments. It works for entrepreneurs in order to minimize tax risk, implementing procedures and preparing for proceedings and inspections.
Attorney-at-law, Director of the Compliance and Risk Department at the Warsaw Stock Exchange S.A. (GPW), Chairwoman of the Compliance Committee at the WSE and Vice-Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board of GPW Benchmark S.A. A graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw, postgraduate studies in English LL.M. in International Commercial Law at Akademia im. L. Koźmiński in Warsaw and postgraduate Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) studies conducted by the University of Management in Warsaw and Apsley Business School of London.
Law sciences with twenty years of experience in the area of compliance in the banking sector. He worked in the legal department of Citibank Poland S.A. as well as a compliance officer and lawyer at Deutsche Bank Polska S.A. Currently, he is the Director of the Compliance Department and a Member of the Extended Executive Committee at Societe Generale S.A. Branch in Poland. Speaker at numerous conferences and author of articles on topics related to compliance.
Krzysztof Krak for over 25 years he has been associated with law enforcement agencies, since 2006 he has held managerial positions in the Central Anticorruption Bureau, first as the director of the Analyses Department, where he supervised the office’s analytical tasks and min. he was responsible for creating procedures and an anonymous system for reporting suspected corruption. He was also the director of the Cabinet of the Head of the CBA and supervised the activities of education and anti-corruption prevention conducted by the office, coordinated the „Government Program for Counteracting Corruption for 2014-2019”.
Legal advisor, since 2014 he has been managing the Legal and Compliance Department at Wonga.pl, a company offering online loans. Author of numerous publications, speaker and mentor at events gathering the community of entrepreneurs and start-up owners. Certified Compliance Officer. Winner of the Rising Stars 2016 and GC Powerlist Central and Eastern Europe Teams 2018 awards.
Attorney-at-law, senior associate in the labour law department of CMS Cameron McKenna. On a daily basis, he advises Polish and international clients on matters related to employment and remuneration of employees, HR documentation and policies, restructuring and labour disputes. He also has many years of experience in advising on relations with trade unions and employee representatives.
Certified auditor, certified fraud prevention (CFE – Certified Fraud Examiner). He is a member of the American association ACFE (Association of Certified Fraud Examiners) and a member of the Polish Chamber of Statutory Auditors. He specializes in forensic accounting and anti-fraud. He has experience in carrying out follow-up audits, investigative, financial and internal audits.
Attorney-at-law, regional compliance manager in an American pharmaceutical company, responsible for all compliance processes in Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Previously responsible for legal services and compliance in eleven markets of Central and Eastern Europe in a Swiss pharmaceutical concern. She also gained experience in the Polish pharmaceutical industry and law firms specializing in providing services to business entities.
Assistant professor at the Department of Management Theory, secretary and lecturer at Postgraduate Studies in Public Relations and Strategic Communications in Companies. Previously associated with the Responsible Business Forum, where she was a promotion and portal coordinator. He specializes in the issues of corporate social responsibility and sustainable development, in particular in relation to strategic management, business models and non-financial data reporting.
Director of Responsible Investing in Central and Eastern Europe at Abris Capital Partners. Previously, he worked in the Fraud Risk Management Team and the EY Climate Change and Sustainable Development Team. In the years 2009–2014 he headed the Working Group for Responsible Investments in the CSR opinion-making and advisory team of the Prime Minister.
Counsel at DLA Piper Giziński, Kycia sp.k. – is a legal advisor and an MBA graduate. He has several years of experience in legal advisory in the field of labour law for international corporations, state-owned companies, small and medium-sized enterprises and natural persons. He specializes in litigation in all areas of labour law, in particular in the scope of termination of employment contracts and related claims, overtime, mobbing, discrimination and non-competition agreements.
Attorney-at-law and partner in the Warsaw office of Linklaters, where she heads the competition law practice. He has many years of experience in the application of national and EU merger control rules, advises on anti-competitive agreements, including cartels, abuse of a dominant position, state aid, as well as other issues of European law, including provisions on the free movement of goods and services. He represents clients before the Polish competition authority (Office of Competition and Consumer Protection), Polish courts and the European Commission.
Currently associate professor, head of the Risk and Insurance Department at the Institute of Risk and Financial Markets at the Warsaw School of Economics. A graduate of the Lublin University of Technology in the field of Management and Marketing. Master’s studies carried out on an individual basis (lectures at UMCS and KUL in Lublin).
Attorney at law, partner at Tomasik Jaworski Sp. p. (TJSP). He specializes in comprehensive consultancy for entrepreneurs from regulated industries (pharmaceutical, medical, nutrition) and in advising on compliance matters and criminal proceedings. Before establishing TJSP, he led the pharmaceutical law team in the Warsaw office of a renowned international law firm for several years.
Legal advisor, graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw. She also completed postgraduate studies at the University of Florida, Levin College of Law, obtaining an LL.M. He has over 14 years of experience in working in international corporations. He specializes in banking, financial and regulatory matters.
Employee of the Warsaw School of Economics. A graduate of Banking and Finance as well as Management and Marketing of the Warsaw School of Economics, Linkoping University in Sweden. Scholarship holder of the DISP program in Copenhagen and the University of Genoa. A graduate of the EMBA program at the French Institute of Management (IFG).
Radoslaw Wywiał LL.M. Compliance Officer Region Eastern Europe-CiS at MAN Truck & Bus - legal advisor, member of the District Chamber of Legal Advisers in Warsaw. He was educated in law in Poland and Germany. Initially associated with the telecommunications industry as an in-house lawyer, in the fall of 2011. joined the MAN concern. Responsible for supervision and coordination of the Compliance program, including anti-corruption, anti-cartel and anti-money laundering issues, in MAN Truck & Bus companies in the region „Central and Eastern Europe – CiS”.
Legal advisor at the District Chamber of Legal Advisers in Warsaw. She gained her many years of experience, among others working for almost 10 years in a leading international law firm based in London, and previously in a renowned Polish law firm. For 4 years, he has been cooperating with the largest telecommunications operator in Poland, where he manages the Compliance area, and at the same time is responsible for the entire compliance processes of the company, including the preparation and implementation of procedures and other compliance tools.
Specializes in projects related to crisis management and reputational threats. She advised in crises such as strikes, job cuts, breakdowns, recall of a product from the market, mobbing, court disputes, accidents at the workplace, social protests. In addition to handling existing crises, it develops tools for clients to monitor reputational threats and crisis prevention.
Attorney-at-law, Compliance Officer in a Swiss biotechnology company, responsible for all compliance processes in Poland, as well as on 11 foreign markets in Europe and Asia. Also responsible for the Legal & Regulatory department. For 8 years associated with the life-science market, previously she gained professional experience working in a law firm.
Adrian Janus – Legal advisor, graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Jagiellonian University and postgraduate studies „Corporate Governance, Risk and Compliance Management” organized by the Warsaw School of Economics. He also gained knowledge in foreign academic centers (Erasmus University in Rotterdam). Author of publications concerning, inter alia, issues of organization and financing of the health care system.
Anti-Money Laundering & Financial Crimes Compliance Officer at Elavon Financial Services DAC. He supervises the resolution of problems related to AML compliance and investigations, leading to the submission of reports on suspicious transactions. She was responsible for coordinating the audit response of the company’s operational departments and proactively improving procedures and controls, including in the field of operational AML.
Master of Laws with over twenty years of experience in the area of compliance in the banking sector. In 1999, he worked in the Legal Department of Citibank Poland S.A. In 2000-2002, he held the position of Compliance Officer and Lawyer at Deutsche Bank Polska S.A., where he created one of the first compliance departments in Poland from scratch. During this period, he was also responsible for providing legal services to Deutsche Bank Securities Polska S.A.
The conditions for completing the programme are:
- course attendance and participation,
- preparation of a final disseration connected with the course profile under the supervision of allocated dissertation supervisor.
Total tuition fees are PLN 7500. Students are eligible for payment in two installments:
- I installment: PLN 4,000 payable during admission
- II installment: PLN 3,500 payable by 30 January 2021
The price includes course participation and materials for individual home-study as well as the issuance of a graduation certificate.
- Online courses
- Courses take place as virtual meetings once or twice a month on Saturdays and Sundays from 8 am to 5 pm CET.
- Total tuition fees are PLN 7500 (possible installments).