Mission and strategy

On 28 April 2021 Senate of the SGH Warsaw School of Economics adopted Mission and Guidelines for the Vision and Development Strategy 2022 – 2032 of the SGH Warsaw School of Economics.

Aspirations of the SGH Warsaw School of Economics:

  • A committed University community
  • Leading academic position
  • Leadership In education
  • An opinion-shaping SGH Warsaw School of Economics
  • Digital SGH Warsaw School of Economics
  • A responsible SGH Warsaw School of Economics

Mission statement

SGH Warsaw School of Economics is an innovative university of economics which develops intellectual potential and educates leaders in response to the challenges of the future. It is an important centre in the world of research, new ideas and initiatives created by the academic community and graduates, as well as by representatives of business, community organisations and public administration. SGH Warsaw School of Economics – as an independent and socially responsible university, shapes civic and ethical attitudes by its teaching, research and opinion-shaping activities.

Vision

SGH Warsaw School of Economics shall be a leading and opinion-shaping European institution of higher education, which integrates the best features of an economic university and of a business school. The open and active University Community, based on academic traditions and the newest academic and scientific achievements, shall integrate interdisciplinary research of the international environment with business practice, and shall shape socially responsible leaders capable of addressing the challenges of the future.

Values

  • Truth – sincere and brave conduct compatible with facts and objectivity;
  • Professionalism – understood as high-quality and responsible activities based on constant development and improvement;
  • Honesty – transparent and fair conduct in accordance with generally accepted rules by the public;
  • Respect – understood as dignified and equal treatment with goodwill and respect of confidentiality;
  • Cooperation – structuring of good relationships based on trust and mutual support with a view of creating a community.

Development strategy of the SGH Warsaw School of Economics

    Development strategy of the SGH Warsaw School of Economics encompasses the following strategic areas, including commitments and strategic targets:

    • Research
    • Teaching
    • Relationships with the environs
    • University management

    Integral parts of strategic areas are the following transversal dimensions:

    • Internationalisation
    • Digital transformation
    • Social responsibility
    • Cooperation with graduates

    Research

    Vision of research

    SGH Warsaw School of Economics shall be renowned for its research excellence, shall be a place of developing the passions of researchers from all over the world. Thanks to a well-developed partnership and international cooperation network with leading universities and research centres in Poland, Europe and throughout the world, the effects of the interdisciplinary research of SGH Warsaw School of Economics researchers shall constitute the basis of the development of knowledge, innovation and creativity, contributing to the improvement of the quality of life of societies, the operation of economies, and the advancement of civilisation.

    Teaching

    Vision of teaching

    SGH Warsaw School of Economics shall form the future leaders of social and business life and shall be a place of developing the interests of talented students from all over the world. Thanks to the new teaching offer at each tier of studies and at all stages of professional improvement, the University will provide students with values and competences that will distinguish them in the modern labour market and with values which permit active participation in the creation of a civic society.

    Relationships with the environs

    Vision of relationships with the environs

    SGH Warsaw School of Economics, recognised thanks to its social commitment and innovative culture, shall be a place of open dialogue for all society. It will also be a leading partner in the implementation of key initiatives and undertakings of strategic significance for the country and region. Thanks to such activities it will be shaping partnership and multilateral relationships with the national and international surroundings of SGH Warsaw School of Economics, contributing to their mutual growth.

    Management

    Vision of management

    SGH Warsaw School of Economics - characterised by organisational efficiency and a friendly working environment, shall be a place for achieving the staff’s professional aspirations. Thanks to the implementation of managerial solutions and best practices and owing to the development of infrastructure – shall assure the achievement of the University’s strategic objectives. It shall be guided by sustainable development in taking its decisions.