Finance and Accounting
Overview

About the programe

This programme is designed for motivated and passionate individuals with a clear vision to pursue international careers in finance and accounting. Studies in finance and accounting are offered for those interested in jobs related to financial and accounting services in the private, public and third sectors, as well as in banking and tax services. Due to the dynamic development of the financial and accounting services market, additionally driven by the outsourcing centers located in Poland that provide services to global companies, the demand for accountants, financial and tax advisors as well as financial controllers is significantly increasing. In this Programme, finance and accounting studies are characterized by a wide range of practical classes, and thanks to cooperation with the socio-economic environment, they enable students to gain professional knowledge, capabilities, and experience that allow them to get an interesting and well-paid job.

In this programme, students will acquire knowledge in, among other subjects, basic accounting, financial accounting, cost accounting, corporate finance, public finance, financial markets, banking, insurance, financial calculation and analysis, ethics in business, corporate social responsibility, international accounting, corporate and business law, behavioural accounting, intercultural management. In this Programme students will develop a broad understanding of business activity in the field of tools and methods of finance and accounting, and how to apply them to real business situations involving management and decision-making. In this programme we highly emphasise the linkage of theoretical concepts with their real-world applications.

Who the program is addressed to?

This programme is dedicated to highly motivated, ambitious students ready to study in a highly international and culturally diverse environment and are ready to gain and expand their knowledge in the field of finance and accounting. The programme is aimed to prepare students for their future professional careers in the challenging and rapidly changing world of finance and accounting.

Advantages

  • Programme adjusted to the dynamically changing labour market,
  • An emphasis on learning through practice,
  • Staff with academic achievements and experience in business practice,
  • Classes using modern practical solutions and specialised software,
  • Wide employment opportunities.

Specializations

 

 

Accounting and Financial Analysis

Main Subjects:

  • Performance Measurement
  • Fundamentals of tax accounting
  • Accounting in managerial decision making
  • Behavioral accounting and finance
  • Advanced financial analysis
  • Virtual enterprise
Programe structure

Programe structure

  • Accounting,
  • Financial Accounting,
  • Financial Analysis,
  • Financial and Non-financial Reporting,
  • Cost Accounting, Budgeting,
  • International Accounting,
  • Corporate Finance,
  • Public Finance,
  • Banking,
  • Insurance,
  • Financial Markets,
  • Ethics in Finance and Accounting Introduction to Organizational Behaviour,
  • Information Technologies,
  • Intercultural Management,
  • Quantitative methods in Financial Management,
  • Corporate and Business Law,
  • Computer Assisted Accounting.
Cereer opportunities

Career opportunities

This Programme is designed to prepare students for middle management roles in the accounting and financial sectors. Graduates emerging from this study program will have the right skills to work as specialists in accounting, controlling, and/or finance departments in a wide range of private, public, or third sector organisations, banking, tax services. After several years of experience in such positions, the graduates of this Programme will be well prepared to work in management positions as well as to design and set up their own businesses.

CFO assistant
Financial analyst
Financial advisor
Accountant
General information

Program coordinator

 

dr Justyna Fijałkowska, prof. SAN
Program coordinator
jfijalkowska@san.edu.pl 

 

She graduated from Management Department of Lodz University (specialization in accounting). PhD studies completed at Department of Science on Management of the Lodz University. Part of studies conducted at the Universita degli Studi di Perugia in Italy and at the University of Utrecht in Holland. During 2002-2004 she carried a research within Harmonia Project of the European Union in Lisbon University in Portugal and at the University of Bangor in the UK. In 2006 she received a scholarship of the Polish Government and Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to carry a research at the University of Perugia in Italy. She worked in the project for Ernst&Young and presently is the executor of the research project of Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education on measurement and reporting of intellectual capital within accounting. The results of her research were published in many articles in Europe and in the USA, Brazil and South Africa and were presented at the numerous national and international conferences. Since 2001 she is a member of academic staff at the University of Social Sciences in Lodz and since 2004 she is a lecturer at Clark University.


Teaching area: Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers, Fundamentals of Business Analysis

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