The Program – Business Council of the Institute of Philosophy

The purpose of the Council is to deepen contacts with external stakeholders by organizing joint meetings in which students can learn what, from the point of view of labor market needs, gives philosophy and what skills should be emphasized by graduates to increase their chances of getting a job. Meetings are accompanied by interesting speeches by our graduates and representatives from various institutions. It is also an opportunity to conduct research on the fate of graduates or employers' expectations with regard to the research work of employees and the competence of students of the faculties promoted by the Institute. The President of the Council is Dr. Tomasz Czakon This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
Composition of the Program-Business Council of the Institute of Philosophy of the University of Silesia in Katowice
Dr hab. Tomasz Czakon, President, Institute of Philosophy of the UIA
Dr. Agnieszka Wesołowska, secretary, Institute of Philosophy of the UIA
Members:
Prof. zw. Dr hab. Bogdan Dembiński, Institute of Philosophy
Piotr Dembiński, Nexteer Automotive Poland Sp. With o.o.
Tadeusz Donocik, Regional Chamber of Commerce in Katowice
Dr. Magdalena Fres, Chamber of Coaching
Anna Kij, Department of Education in Katowice
Dr hab. Dariusz Kubok, Institute of Philosophy
Remigiusz Lis, Silesian Library
Dr. Mariola Sułkowska-Janowska, Institute of Philosophy
Beata Wolfigiel, Enthusiast. Training and Counseling
Dr. Agnieszka Woszczyk, Institute of Philosophy

INFORMATION ON THE ACTIONS OF THE PROGRAM-BUSINESS COUNCIL

Information about actions taken by the Program-Business Council of the Institute of Philosophy of the University of Silesia in Katowice in 2016.
1.Under the slogan of graduates of corporate philosophy, there was a meeting of philosophy students with Piotr Dembiński, a graduate of the philosophy of the University of Wrocław, European Division of Corporate Affairs Manager at Nexteer Automotive. The meeting was held on June 7 2016. The theme of the meeting was "Philosopher in the corporation. Strengths and Challenges ". Students received answers to the question what, from the standpoint of corporate needs, gives philosophy and what skills from philosophy studies should emphasize graduates of philosophy to increase their chances of getting a job.
2.During the summer of 2016, in cooperation with the Career Office, a questionnaire about their professional fate was made among graduates of philosophy. The research report, prepared by the Career Office, was presented to alumni taking part in the study, staff of the Institute and deanery.
3.On October 1 2016 at the Institute of Philosophy organised a meeting of graduates, which presented the results of the study of the fate of graduates, discussed the answer to the question how after philosophy found its place in life. The assemblies considered it important to continue this type of meeting. A group of people interested in organizing alumni in some institutionalized form was selected. A group of people interested in presenting their experiences after graduation was selected.
4.In cooperation with the Regional Chamber of Commerce at the 6th European Congress of Small and Medium Enterprises (10 - 12 October 2016), a panel on issues of responsibility in the modern world (Responsibility and modern civilization) was organized, attended by prof. Andrzej Kiepas, employee of the Institute of Philosophy and prof. Heinrich Badura from Vienna, working with the Institute.
Tomasz Czakon, Chairman of the Program-Business Council
Institute of Philosophy of the University
Katowice 18.01.2017
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