Business, Trade and Exchange Activities Business, Trade and Exchange Activities
Qualification awarded: Master of Business, Trade and Stock Exchanges
Entry year: 2022
Mode of study: full
Program duration: 1,5 years
Institute: Viacheslav Chornovil Institute of Sustainable Development
Number of credits: 90 ECTS credits
Level of qualification according to the National Qualification Framework and the European Qualifications Framework: NQF Level 7 (Second cycle of QF-EHEA / EQF Level 7)
Field(s) of study: Management and Administration
Specific admission requirements: none
Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning: If a prior qualification level has been gained in another country, it requires recognition (nostrification), which is conducted by Lviv Polytechnic National University.
Qualification requirements and regulations, including graduation requirements: Completion of the academic programme, passing state examinations, defence of a Master’s thesis.
Characteristics of the educational program: The master's educational and professional program focuses on advanced scientific and theoretical research and practical needs in the field of entrepreneurship, trade and exchange activities. The educational and professional program, in addition to providing fundamental theoretical and methodological knowledge and practical skills in the field of entrepreneurship, trade and exchange activities, is focused on acquiring competencies in three professional lines: Line 1. Commodity science and customs examination of goods The program develops promising areas of professional knowledge in commodity expertise in the field of trade and customs control and the formation of practical skills to solve specific problems related to the development of methods of identification examination of goods and customs formalities Line 2. Commercial activity and international transfer of goods The program develops promising areas of professional knowledge in the international transfer of goods and the formation of skills to analyze real economic processes and make informed decisions about economic problems related to practical activities in the field of business Line 3. Internet trade The program develops promising areas of professional knowledge of modern e-business technologies, the principles of Internet commerce systems, effective and safe application of Internet technologies in business, analytical assessment of economic and financial activities of e-commerce.
Програмні результати навчання: 1. Be able to adapt and show initiative and independence in situations that arise in professional activities. 2. Identify, analyze problems of entrepreneurship, trade and exchange activities and develop measures to address them. 3. Be able to develop measures of material and moral incentives and use other tools to motivate staff and partners to achieve this goal. 4. Use business communications to support interaction with representatives of various professional groups. 5. Be able to professionally, in full and with creative self-realization to perform the tasks in the field of entrepreneurship, trade and / or exchange activities. Line 1. Commodity science and customs examination of goods 1. Be able to apply methods of conducting the main types of examinations for export-import deliveries of goods and to document examinations for export-import deliveries of goods 2. Ability to provide customs regulation for certain groups of goods in accordance with the declared customs regime 3. Ability to assess the characteristics of goods using modern methods, to have the means and methods of identification and detection of counterfeiting Line 2. Commercial activity and international transfer of goods 1. Ability to effectively conduct international commercial transactions, respond quickly to changes in the market of goods, expand the spheres of influence of technology of commercial entities and strengthen their competitive advantages 2. Be able to conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis of enterprise risks and develop measures to minimize or eliminate them 3. Ability to have methods for developing optimal management decisions to optimize transfer flows using mathematical modeling tools Line 3. Internet trade 1. Ability to form a system of functioning of the Internet commerce enterprise, which covers all the main business processes of the commercial enterprise, taking into account the peculiarities of the business model by determining the optimal organizational form of interaction of e-business entities 2. Ability to demonstrate skills in organizing and managing the processes of buying (selling) goods using information and communication technologies of the global Internet 3. Ability to carry out comprehensive business diagnostics of e-commerce companies, the results of which will serve as a basis for the development and implementation of effective business solutions
Academic mobility: Not available, however the mobility is encouraged and recognized in accordance with the ECTS procedures
Work placement(s): Work placement aimed at the preparation and research for a Master’s thesis
Programme director: Programme Director: Yavorska Nadiya Petrivna (063-975-60-48,, Contact person: Yaholnyk Svitlana Gennadіivna (+380676092686, +380958337578,
Occupational profiles of graduates: The graduate is able to perform professional work in the following groups of occupations (according to DK 003: 2010): 12 Heads of enterprises, institutions and organizations 13 Managers of small enterprises without management staff 241 Professionals in civil service, audit, accounting, labor and employment, marketing, business efficiency, rationalization of production and intellectual property. 2413.2 Professionals in the field of exchange activities 2441 Professionals in economics 2447 Project and program management professionals 3411 Dealers (brokers) and brokers (intermediaries) for mortgage and financial transactions 3416 Buyers 3417 Appraisers and auctioneers 3419 Other specialists in finance and trade 342 Commercial service agents and brokers 3421 Brokers (intermediaries) for the sale of goods 3429 Commercial service agents and brokers 23 Teachers
Access to further studies: Obtaining third (educational and scientific / educational and creative) level
Other program features: The programme is realized in Ukrainian.