18th Study Trip

European Multicultural Integrated Management Program: International MBA | MBA IT


June, 16-19, 2024 – Zurich and St.Gallen

XI Conference of Polish Professors of Management Association

„Resilient Management in the New Era”

9 – 12 September 2022 – Zurich / St. Gallen

The International Management Foundation, in cooperation with the Department of International Management of Cracow University of Economics, Scientific Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences, together with University of Sankt Gallen and St. Gallen Integrated imt Business School currently organises its annual international conference. This unique event takes place in a different country every year, for several years it has been hosted among others in Spain, Kazakhstan, South Africa, Moldova, Georgia, Hungary, Russia, Poland, Ukraine and Portugal.

This year the 11th International conference will be held in Sankt Gallen on September 11 and 12 and will cover the central topic
„Resilient Management in the New Era”
During two days of scientific sessions, there will be opportunity to listen Polish and Swiss professor’s speeches and take part in the discussion.

We cordially invite you to join Sunday sessions in English at SQUARE St. Gallen and Monday sessions in Polish at Katharinenhof.

To find out more see our programme:

Friday, 9 September 2022

Arrival Zurich

Meeting 19:50
Dinner 20:00

local time

Welcome Dinner in Zurich
Hotel Restaurant Ibis Style (Casual outfits)
19:50 – meeting in the hotel lobby

Dinner speech with Frank Bumann, lic. oec. HSG, former Director Tourimus Zurich

Saturday, 10 September 2022


The rise and fall of Cities and states: Resilience for longevity –
special city tour and dos and Donts for longevity

Sunday, 11 September 2022

SQUARE at the University of St.Gallen

9:00 – 10:00

Opening ceremony

Philippe Narval, Intendant of Square Center of Uni St. Gallen
prof. dr Christian Abegglen, University St. Gallen / CUE
From Europe`s Scriptorium to the Management Valley St. Gallen
prof. Piotr Buła, Cracow University of Economics


Session 1:

(moderator: Prof. Christian Abegglen)

prof. Sylwester Gregorczyk, Warsaw School of Economics
prof. Grażyna Leśniak-Łebkowska Warsaw School of Economics
Responsible Strategic Management of Business Leaders
prof. Maja Szymura-Tyc, Katowice University of Economics
Resource Approach In The Theory Of Internationalization Of The Enterprise


Session 2:

(moderator: dr Bartosz Niedzielski)

prof. Wolfgang Stölzle, University of St. Gallen
Supply Chain Management Resilience
prof. Tomasz Czapla, University of Lodz
Change Orientation as an Employee Competence – Preliminary Scale
prof. Czesław Zając, Wroclaw University of Economics
Sustainable Human Capital Management As A Key Factor In Building Enterprise Resilience

13:15 – 14:00

Business session:

(moderator: dr Monika Sady)

dr Christopher Pawlak, St. Gallen Integrated imt Business School
Supply Chain Agility and Resiliece in Pharmaceutical Sector


Monday, 12 September 2022

Stiftsbibliothek St.Gallen


Resilience in Leadership

10:15 – 11:15

Special Guest session:

(moderator: dr Monika Sady)

dr Jan Roy Edlund, University of St. Gallen, Harvard
Ways to Resilience in Leadership


Session 3 (in Polish):

(moderator: Prof. Piotr Buła)

prof. Agnieszka Sitko-Lutek, University of M. Curie-Sklodowska,
dr inż. Wojciech Lutek, Kom-Eko Recycling Sp. z o.o.
Leadership and Competences of the Local Governance in Scope of Circular Economy
prof. Edyta Ropuszyńska-Surma, Wroclaw University of Technology
prof. Magdalena Węglarz, Wroclaw University of Technology
Social Aspects in the Business Models of Innovative Enterprises – Case Study