Modern Business Management

Wiejska Street 12 A

00-490 Warsaw



Coordinator of International Cooperation

Ms Agnieszka Krawczyk


mob.: +48 723 723 755



Modern Business Management is run by

The Centre of Banking Law and Information at the Polish Bank Association

L. Kruczkowskiego Street 8

00-380 Warsaw


NZB Team


Waldemar Zbytek

Member of the Board of the Centre of Banking Law and Information and Member of the Management Board of the Warsaw Institute of Banking, for many years associated with the academic community in Poland, co-creator of educational projects, including the area of cooperation between financial institutions and schools and universities in the form of: "Modern Business Management" programme, "Bankers for Education" project and the National Academic Media Forum.



Krzysztof Ostafiński – Programme Director

Legal advisor, since 2008 associated with the Centre of Banking Law and Information, currently as the Regional Coordinator of Economic Education Programs, coordinator of the module "Saving and long-term investment", lecturer in the Modern Business Management program and postgraduate studies, volunteer in the educational project BAKCYL, member of the Business Council of the Academy of Economics in Stalowa Wola. He also completed a degree in sociology.

His interests are related to politics, social psychology and law.



Magdalena Skwarska – Programme Manager

Graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw, the Pedagogical University in Warsaw and the Postgraduate Studies in Coaching at the SGH Warsaw School of Economics. Since 2008 she has been associated with the Centre of Banking Law and Information. She has co-created and manages the Economic Information Centers (CIG), a project run by the Centre of Banking Law and Information. The is run in cooperation with such entities as: ZBP, BIK, BIG InfoMonitor, KIR, SAGE.
Since 2012, the Sales Support Manager responsible for CIG, has been working in such areas as providing access to a range of services related to the provision, processing and use of business information. In 2016 she participated in launching the largest media project on the academic market – TV Student.


Michal Polak


Michał Polak

Graduate of journalism and social communication at the University of Warsaw. A longtime member of the Student Government and the Council of the Faculty of Journalism and Political Science.

In the NZB Team he is responsible for supporting the team in the ongoing activities and promotional communication.

Previously, he has gained professional experience in the PR industry, with a strong emphasis on sports and CSR. His responsibilities included contributing to the communication strategy of the sports channel ESPN Classic in Poland, as well as performing actions for sports projects and events such as Sailing ENERGA/Polish Ocean Racing, the Faldo Series Poland Championship and Deutsche Bank Polish Masters.

In the past, he was associated with several Polish media such as Polish Radio Three, TVP Sport and Radio dla Ciebie.


Jarosław Jezierski – Programme Lecturer

Manager, economist, leader of projects and organizational units. He graduated from the Wrocław University of Economics and MBA studies at the Polish Open University / Oxford Brookes University. He has extensive experience in the automotive, medical and financial sectors. Since 2009 employee and co-worker of the Centre of Banking Law and Information. Currently the lecturer in the Modern Business Management Programme. He lectures on financial risk management, as well as saving and long-term investment in both languages: Polish and English.




Agnieszka Krawczyk Representative of the Management Board for International Cooperation



She used to keep an intense social activity, also in the european forum. She learnt how European institutions functioned as the representative of the head of the Chancellery of the Sejm to the EU in Brussels, as the First Secretary at the Permanent Representation of the Republic of Poland to the EU. She was also responsible for the international cooperation in the renewable energy field, as an expert and then the Director of the Office of the Polish Economic Chamber of Renewable Energy.

She has cooperated with CPBiI since 2005 e.g. as the chief editor of the quarterly Europejski Doradca Samorządowy, chief editor of the portal and representative of the Management Board for international cooperation. Author of articles for magazines of the banking sector, e.g. "Miesięcznik Finansowy BANK".

In 2005 she was awarded the Bronze Cross of Merit by the President of the Republic of Poland for her activities to support Poland's accession to the European Union.





Mateusz Zając

Master's degree in Political Science at the Pedagogical University of Krakow, he completed postgraduate studies "Audit and internal control in companies" at the Academy of Entrepreneurship and Marketing in Chrzanów.

Since 2008 he has been working at Centre of Banking Law and Information, presently holding the position of Regional Manager in Krakow. Member of the Program Board of the Cracow University of Economics for cooperation with the Polish Bank Association in the implementation of the European Foundation Certificate in Banking.

Main areas of interest: motoring, economics, politics, modern technologies.





Marcin Wąsik-Wiszniewski

Coach, consultant and lecturer in issues related to management, logistics and business simulations.

He has been associated with the education sector and academic community for many years. A lecturer at the WSB School of Banking. Master's degree in Economics – graduate of the Maritime University.

He has gained practical experience managing a commercial and exports company, cooperating with Eastern Europe and Kazakhstan and also establishing an international forwarding department in a production holding.

He has co-authored training programmes for insurance and telecommunications companies as well as universities and academies. He specialises in developing and implementing innovative forms of education such as business games and simulations for the Warta Group, Ergo Hestia, T-Mobile, PAN, WSB and others.


Piotr Żmudzki 

He has been associated with the banking sector since the beginning of his studies. Having gained theoretical knowledge, he gathered hands-on experience at Bank Handlowy S.A. and Alior Bank S.A.

After six years of work in retail banking, he looked for new challenges and became associated with Centrum Prawa Bankowego i Informacji Sp. z o.o.

In 2013 he started to work as the Regional Sales Manager in the ‎Łódź and Masovian Voivodeships. He has been associated with the Modern Business Management Programme since the beginning of 2015.





About the programme

The Modern Business Management Programme (Pol. Nowoczesne Zarządzanie Biznesem – NZB) has been established on the initiative of the Polish Bank Association and at present it is implemented in 122 Polish universities and academies. The programme covers the entire Poland and ensures access to thousands of students and academic teachers. The project is implemented under the belief that the combination of didactic and academic experience with hands-on knowledge will enable us to prepare its addressees better to employ their knowledge in the future jobs in a practical manner.



Its goal is to raise the awareness of the financial market, entrepreneurship and business management through the development of cooperation between the business sector, on the one hand, and universities and academies, on the other hand.




We aim at becoming one of the largest education programmes in Poland which builds a new quality of collaboration between the business and the higher education system. We have the following objectives:

  establish the Polish banking potential

  develop social economy

  inspire education-business-finance actions

  participate in the pursuit of goals of the Polish government – combine education with business

  reinforce, build the image of financial establishments

  support succession processes in small and large companies

  increase gradually the economic knowledge in the society, for example by raising the qualifications of the present and future managerial staff and specialists

  deepen and promote standards of good and proven business practices by means of enhanced flow of information from education to the economic practice and from the economic practice to education

  provide more effective contributions to the growing efficiency of entrepreneurs and the entire economy

  ensure effective, high-quality message


Target groups:

  higher education facilities and the so-called Universities of the Third Age




  business-sector representatives

  opinion-forming milieus



How is the NZB Programme implemented?

  subject-specific lectures given by both academic teachers and practitioners

  NZB areas at academies and universities

  participation in scientific conferences held by universities, academies and business partners

  organisation of NZB national conferences

  organisation of meetings / debates on economic education

  cyclic training courses for researchers

  subject-related materials to deepen the knowledge on specific thematic modules (course books)

  international cooperation

  cooperation for student internships

  propagation of the programme in academic and non-academic media plus other forms of promotion

  organisation of consultancy forums for the project


Benefits for universities and academies:

  enhanced flow of information from education to the economic practice and from the economic practice to education

  raising of academic teachers' qualifications for the subject matter in question and students' knowledge level
(the academy/university responds to the needs of the labour market)

  increased competitiveness of academies/universities

Benefits for students:

  knowledge outside the curriculum of their studies

  better preparation for a future job, thus increasing their competitiveness as employees/employers

  a higher level of financial and economic education contributing to the quality of their jobs and personal lives

Benefits for partners:

  practical influence on the education programme for students of higher education facilities

  improvement in the company management level

  contribution to the growing efficiency of entrepreneurs and the economy

  raised qualifications of the present and future managerial staff and specialists

  possibility to implement Corporate Social Responsibility policies (CSR)




institutional patron


contributing Partners





Supporting Partners








Academies and universities

Under the Programme we have already started to cooperated with 122 academies and universities across Poland.



1.   Kozminski University

2.   University of Bielsko – Biała

3.   ALMAMER University

4.   Elblag College of Humanities and Economics

5.   Gdansk School of Higher Education

6.   Katowice School of Economics

7.   Kashubian- Pomeranian University in Wejherowo

8.   John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin

9.   Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Krakow University

10.   Kujawy and Pomorze Higher School in Bydgoszcz

11.   Malopolska Higher  School of Economics in Tarnow

12.   Kotarbinski Higher School of Computer Science and Management in Olsztyn

13.   State Higher School of Computer Science and Business Administration in Lomza

14.   Markiewicz State Higher School of Technology and Economics  in Yaroslav

15.   Szczepanik State Higher Vocational School in Suwalki

16.   Pigon State Higher Vocational School in Krosno

17.   State Higher Vocational School in Elblag

18.   State Higher Vocational School in Głogów

19.   State Higher Vocational School in Gorzów Wlkp.

20.   State Higher Vocational School in Konin

21.   State Higher Vocational School in Nowy Sącz

22.   State Higher Vocational School in Nysa

23.   State Higher Vocational School in Płock

24.   State Higher Vocational School in Tarnów

25.   State Higher Vocational School in Wałcz

26.   State Higher Vocational School in Włocławek

27.   Czestochowa University of Technology

28.   Gdańsk University of Technology

29.   Koszalin University of Technology

30.   Krakow University of Technology

31.   Lublin University of Technology

32.   Łódź University of Technology

33.   Poznań University of Technology

34.   Rzeszów University of Technology

35.   The Silesian University of Technology

36.   Kielce University of Technology

37.   Warsaw University of Technology

38.   Wroclaw University of Technology

39.   Powiślańska Higher School in Kwidzyn

40.   Private Higher School of Social Sciences , Computer Science and Medical

41.   Sopot Higher School

42.   Stargardzka School – Stargardium

43.   Staropolska Higher School in Kielce

44.   Szczecin Higher School Collegium Balticum

45.   Warsaw University of Life Sciences

46.   Warsaw School of Economics

47.   Janski Higher School in Warsaw

48.   Wlodkowic Higher School in Plock

49.   Ziętek Silesian School of Management  in Katowice

50.   Torun School of Entrepreneurship

51.   Helena Chodkowska University of Technology – Trade  in Warsaw

52.   Maria Sklodowska- Curie Warsaw University

53.   University of Economics in Katowice

54.   University of Economics in Krakow

55.   University of Economics in Poznan

56.   University of Economics in Wroclaw

57.   University of Gdansk

58.   Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan

59.   Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce

60.   Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University in Warsaw

61.   Kazimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz – Faculty of Administration and Social Sciences

62.   University of Lodz

63.   Maria Curie – Sklodowska University in Lublin

64.   Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun

65.   University of Opole

66.   University of Natural Sciences and Humanities in Siedlce

67.   University of Rzeszow

68.   University of Szczecin

69.   University of Silesia

70.   University in Bialystok

71.   University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn

72.   University of Wroclaw

73.   University of Zielona Góra

74.   Warsaw School of Management – Higher School

75.   J. Dąbrowski Military University of Technology

76.   Polish University School of Warsaw

77.   Higher Hanseatic School of Management in Slupsk

78.   E. Kwiatkowski Higher School of Business and Administration in Gdynia

79.   Stanislav Staszic Higher School of Public Administration  in Bialystok

80.   WSB University in Gdansk

81.   WSB University in Toruń

82.   WSB University in Wroclaw

83.   School of Banking and Finance in Katowice

84.   School of Business – National – Louis in Nowy Sacz

85.   Higher School of Business and Entrepreneurship in Ostrowiec

86.   Bishop John Chrapek School of Business in Radom

87.   Higher School of Business in Dąbrowa

88.   Higher School of Business in Piła

89.   Higher School of Economics in Stalowa Wola

90.   University of Economics and Innovation in Lublin

91.   Edward Lipinski Higher School of Economics , Law and Medical Sciences

92.   J. Chechiński University of Finance and Computer Science in Lodz

93.   Bielsko-Biała School of Finances and Law

94.   University of Finance and Management in Warsaw

95.   Higher School of Economics and Management in Krakow

96.   Higher School of National Economy in Kutno

97.   University of Economy in Bydgoszcz

98.   B. Markowski Higher School of Economics in Kielce

99.   Higher School of Economics in Radom

100.  Higher School of Commerce and Services in Poznan

101.  Higher School of Humanities and Economics in Pabianice

102.  Higher School of Humanities and Economics in Wloclawek

103.  Humanitas Higher School in Sosnowiec

104.  Higher School of Economics and Computer Science in Olsztyn

105.  Higher School of Computer Science and Management in Rzeszów

106.  Higher School of Computer Science and Applied Management in Warsaw

107.  Higher School of Computer Science , Management and Administration in Warsaw

108.  Higher School of Managerial Personnel in Konin

109.  Higher School of Communication and Management in Poznan

110.  Helena Chodkowska Higher School of Law in Wroclaw

111.  Higher School  of Enterprise and Administration in Lublin

112.  Higher School of Enterprise and Social Sciences in Otwock

113.  Higher School of Social and Economics in Gdansk

114.  Higher School of Management – Polish Open University

115.  Higher School of Management and Administration in Opole

116.  Higher School of Management and Administration in Zamosc

117.  Higher School of Management and Banking in Krakow

118.  B. Jański Higher School of Management and Entrepreneurship in Lomza

119.  Higher School of Management in Czestochowa

120.  Higher School of Management in Gdańsk

121.  West Pomeranian Business School in Szczecin

122.  West Pomeranian University of Technology