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Authorities of Collegium Da Vinci

Krzysztof Nowakowski, BEng, PhD

Rector of Collegium Da Vinci

Krzysztof Nowakowski, BEng, PhD

Rector of Collegium Da Vinci

expandAbout me

expandManager with many years of experience in the education sector, associated with business and education from the beginning of his professional career. An IT specialist by education, who carried out scientific work in the field of artificial intelligence and computer image analysis. Promoter of many engineering, master’s and doctoral theses. Author and executor of many scientific publications and national and foreign research projects.

expandAn employee of the University of Life Sciences in Poznań in 2007-2016. Since 2004, he has been associated with non-public higher education. First as a lecturer, then Vice-Dean and Dean of the Faculty of Computer Science and Visual Communication. Since 2012, he has been the Rector of the University of Humanities and Journalism, which in 2014 changed its name to Collegium Da Vinci. He successfully transformed the university, which ended with the implementation of the practical education model and multi-level cooperation with the socio-economic environment

expandIn his spare time, he pursues two passions: photography and hiking in the mountains.

Mariusz Frątczak

General Director of Collegium Da Vinci

Mariusz Frątczak

General Director of Collegium Da Vinci

expandO mnie

expandGeneral Director of Collegium Da Vinci, expert in Strategy and Sales Value Management, business advisor to startups in the e-commerce industry.

expandI have 22 years of professional experience in marketing and sales.

expandI have carried out over 200 research and consulting projects in the banking, financial services, educational services, renewable energy (wind farms) and FMCG sectors.

expandI have gained experience in such companies as mBank, TEB SA, RB Expert SA, Goldenegg SA, Windway sp.z o.o., Conneco sp.z o.o., Molok Polska sp.z o.o. or the Center for Higher Education Development TEB Akademia sp. z o.o, Collegium Da Vinci.

expandI have run projects for clients such as mBank, MultiBank, PKO Bank Polski, Millennium, Jubiler Bukowscy, Stomatologie Dental, WSB University in Poznań, WSB University in Toruń, WSB University in Wrocław, TEB Akademia, Umownik.pl or Załap portals .pl.

expandI advised leading Polish banks and educational institutions on the implementation of the sales strategy, and in recent years, the pricing policy.

expandArea specializations:

  • Customer service
  • Sales strategies
  • Business negotiations

Deans

Janina Rudowicz-Nawrocka, BEng, PhD

Dean of the Faculty of Information Technology and Visual Communication

Janina Rudowicz-Nawrocka, BEng, PhD

Dean of the Faculty of Information Technology and Visual Communication

expandAbout me

expandA graduate of the University of Technology in the field of Computer Science. She defended her doctoral thesis with distinction in the field of computer science applied in agricultural sciences. For many years she worked in IT departments as a server or network administrator, implementor and trainer. She conducts didactics primarily in the field of operational systems and spatial information systems. Research interests concentrate on the use of information technology and popularization of knowledge and common sense. Author of several dozen scientific and popular science articles on the use of information technology, primarily in agricultural engineering, and co-author of the monograph on meat cattle breeding. Head of the national project on the use of aero laps in monitoring grassland, contractor in European projects concerning the development of the data exchange standard (agriXchange) and applications of Internet solutions of the Future (FIware technology) in the creation of smart applications for the agri-food sector. A member of the Polish Society of Spatial Information, the Polish Society of the Application of Information Technologies in Agriculture, Food and Forest Economy and the Polish Society of Agricultural Engineering. Marked by the President of the Republic of Poland with the Bronze Medal for Long-Term Service. Initiator and producer of various social actions. Co-founder and co-editor of the cultural magazine ŌKŌ.

expandCurious about

expandShe spends her free time working in the garden, doing sports (e.g. karate) and searching for beef from meat breeds in Poland.

Krzysztof Patkowski, PhD

Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences

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Doradztwo i Coaching

Krzysztof Patkowski, PhD

Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences

expandHe graduated from the Faculty of Political Science and Journalism at AMU. Specializations: political marketing and journalism. He is also a graduate of doctoral studies at the Faculty of Political Sciences at Adam Mickiewicz University. Author of a doctoral dissertation written under the supervision of prof. dr hab. Józef Orczyk, devoted to the problems of privatization in the Visegrad Group countries, with particular emphasis on the political and ideological aspects of this process.

expandScientific interests are focused on the problems of systemic transformation in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe after 1989, shaping the party system in these countries and the revival of civil society. His academic interests also include issues related to public relations and political marketing.

expandBeing mountains lover he tries to spend his free time hiking in the mountains throughout Europe, recently also in the company of his son Mikołaj.

Alicja Rytelewska, BEng, PhD

Dean's Representative of the Faculty of Social Sciences

Alicja Rytelewska, BEng, PhD

Dean's Representative of the Faculty of Social Sciences

expandAbout me

expandHead of the Department of Coaching and Management, Graduate of Poznan University of Technology and Poznan University of Economics and Business. She also studied management and marketing at NHL Hogesschool in the Netherlands. In 2013, she defended her doctoral dissertation, written at the Department of Labor and Social Policy of the EU in Poznan, regarding the competences of managers and their impact on the economic results of IT companies. Since 2004, she has been an academic lecturer, conducting classes in Poland and abroad. Her research interests are focused on issues related to human resource management in enterprises and organization development. In her publications and the monograph published in 2015, she raises issues related to the competence and qualifications of employees, their development and the impact of the human factor on the results of enterprises. She also conducts research on effective talent management. She was a participant and co-organizer of many nationwide and international conferences.

expandFor over a dozen years she has been connected with business. She also gained her professional experience running her own business in the field of management, people management and talent development.

expandCurious about

expandA sports enthusiast, especially tennis. In free time she likes to play bridge with family and friends.

Tomasz Tyksiński, PhD

Dean's Representative of the Faculty of Information Technology and Visual Communication

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Information Technology

Tomasz Tyksiński, PhD

Dean's Representative of the Faculty of Information Technology and Visual Communication

expandAbout me

expandA graduate of the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science at UAM, he obtained his PhD in data security.

expandScientific interests focus on the security of computer systems, widely understood cryptology, as well as on programming, algorithmics and computational complexity.

expandI am curious

expandA light-hearted audiophile and record collector, maniacally watches movies and reads old fantasy.

Heads of Departments

Bartosz Choryan

Head of the Department of Visual Communication

Bartosz Choryan

Head of the Department of Visual Communication

expandAbout me

expandPhD student at the University of Arts in Poznań, lecturer at Collegium Da Vinci in Poznań and freelance graphic designer. He defended his master’s degree in the studio of “Editorial Illustration” of Professor Mirosław Adamczyk (Faculty of Graphics and Visual Communication of the University of Warsaw in Poznań). Laureate of poster competitions – in Poland and abroad.

expandHis works have already traveled four continents, despite the fact that he himself did not put my nose outside Europe. Privately, he is an amateur of sweets and picture books – not only for children.

expandPhoto by Ewa Czub

Izabela Grabowska

Head of the Department of Coaching and Management

Izabela Grabowska

Head of the Department of Coaching and Management

expandAbout me

expandHR specialist with many years of experience in implementing the organization’s personnel policy and strategies; consultant, lecturer. He specializes in designing and implementing dedicated incentive systems in the small and micro-enterprise sector. Advising on recruitment processes in companies from the B2B sector. Consulting in the field of process changes in the area of HR in a listed company. Author of publications in the field of human resource management, with particular emphasis on human capital in the processes of organizational changes.

Miroslaw Szyper, M.Eng.

Head of the Department of Information Technology

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Information Technology

Miroslaw Szyper, M.Eng.

Head of the Department of Information Technology

expandAbout me

expandA graduate of the Poznań University of Technology in the field of Computer Science. Master’s thesis is dedicated to wireless IP monitoring powered by an autonomous energy source. I conduct teaching in the field of programming and operating systems. I have many years of experience in conducting courses in programming web applications, administration of computer labs and an e-learning platform. I am also an examiner of the Regional Examination Commission in Poznań.

expandCurious about

expandI am interested in programming, in particular the Laravel framework fascinates me. I like spending my free time in an active way, especially long distance swimming and street workout.

Agnieszka Walczak

Head of the Department of Education and New Media

Agnieszka Walczak

Head of the Department of Education and New Media

expandAbout me

expandLinguist, lecturer, teacher, specialist in project management and team building.

expandMA in English Philology at the University of Adam Mickiewicz in Poznań and a graduate of postgraduate studies in project management, management in education and new technologies in education and training. Certified Design Thinking moderator. Member of IATEFL Poland. She deepened her knowledge and skills through participation in trainings and courses, including agile project management methodologies, coaching, tutoring and content marketing.

expandShe shared her experience by designing and conducting trainings and writing popular science articles, incl. on the use of new technologies and agile project management methodologies in education. She managed project teams in state institutions as well as service and sales in the private sector.

expandCiekawi mnie

expand…jak wyglądałby świat, gdyby obecnie obowiązujące zasady szkolnictwa przewrócić do góry nogami. Pasjonuje mnie nowoczesna edukacja oraz budowanie relacji w zespołach.

expandPrywatnie poświęcam się odkrywaniu świata poprzez podróże i literaturę, kontaktowi z drugim człowiekiem bez pośrednictwa Internetu oraz ogrodnictwu i architekturze wnętrz w wersjach mini.

Weronika Bryl-Roman, PhD

Deputy Head of the Department of Visual Communication

Weronika Bryl-Roman, PhD

Deputy Head of the Department of Visual Communication

expandAbout me

expandCulture expert, lecturer and certified academic tutor.

expandAt CDV, in addition to tutorials, I conduct classes in philosophy and aesthetics as well as the history of design and graphics.

expandI am curious about

expandCultural contexts of art, design and shaping the environment, environmental aesthetics and contemporary architecture.

expandFurniture and ceramics from the PRL period; admiring landscapes, gardens and artistic perceptions of reality (especially in music and film).

Jarosław Kowalczyk

Deputy Head of the Department of Information Technology

You can meet me

Information Technology

Jarosław Kowalczyk

Deputy Head of the Department of Information Technology

About me

expandThe dean’s representative for Game and Interactive Media Design at Collegium Da Vinci and lecturer at the Communication Design department at the School of Form in Poznań. Artistic director with many years of experience in the computer games industry in the United States. He worked, among others on the world’s hit games: Medal of Honor and Call of Duty. His experience and interests cover a wide range of game production, in particular: graphic art for games, organization of teamwork and production systems. He lectured and led the Game Art and Design department at the Art Institute in Los Angeles. His best students currently work in the most renowned computer game companies such as Bilzzard, Infinity Ward, Treyarch, Electronic Arts and CD Project Red.

I am curious

expandI am fascinated by human nature – everything that determines our ups and downs. This knowledge is also useful when designing games and UX, or player’s experience. My real passion is conceptual painting for games (concept art).

Paulina Głowacka

Deputy Head of the Department of Education and New Media, Leader of the Tutoring sub-process

Paulina Głowacka

Deputy Head of the Department of Education and New Media, Leader of the Tutoring sub-process

expandAbout me

expandA passionate pedagogue, a graduate of master’s studies in the specialization of elementary education and pedagogical therapy and of bachelor’s studies elementary education and English at the University of Adam Mickiewicz in Poznań.

expandI am curious about

expandMy research interests revolve around the educational use of new technologies and contemporary childhood in the world of media.

expandPrivately, an enthusiast of the philosophy of minimalism and a lover of dogs.

Magdalena Olechnowicz-Czubińska, BEng, Phd

Deputy Head of the Department of Coaching and Management

Magdalena Olechnowicz-Czubińska, BEng, Phd

Deputy Head of the Department of Coaching and Management

About me

expandA graduate of the Poznań University of Technology and the University of Life Sciences in Poznań. For a long time associated with business, where she held positions such as Sales team manager, Marketing Manager or Market Development Specialist. He has been an academic lecturer for several years. Her scientific and research interests focus on issues related to business management, strategic management, quality management and corporate social responsibility.

Rector's Plenipotentiary

Pawel Jasinski

Rector's Plenipotentiary for ensuring the quality of education

Pawel Jasinski

Rector's Plenipotentiary for ensuring the quality of education

dr Beata Zamorska

Rector's Plenipotentiary for People with Disabilities, assistant professor at the Department of Education and New Media

dr Beata Zamorska

Rector's Plenipotentiary for People with Disabilities, assistant professor at the Department of Education and New Media

expandA pedagogue, involved in projects related to changes in education. Conducts intervention research (formative interventions), inspired by the historical and cultural theory of activity and the philosophy of dialogue.

expandIn 2000-2014, an assistant professor at the University of Lower Silesia in Wrocław. Since 2008, she has been cooperating with the International Society of Cultural-historical Activity Research (ISCAR), where she is the national coordinator. She initiated the creation of one of the first integration classes in Poznań (Primary School No. 6), where she worked for four years as a teacher. Since 2016, he has been working at the Department of Education and New Media CDV. It engages students in researching educational practice as part of the “CDV Flying Academy” – together with students, they conduct study visits to places of educational innovation.

expandRuns the Professional Development Laboratory at CDV.

I am curious about

expandHow to support people, teams and communities in development?

Dean's Plenipotentiary

Sylwia Mikołajczak

Dean`s representative of the faculty Urban Management

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Urban Management

Sylwia Mikołajczak

Dean`s representative of the faculty Urban Management

About

expandSylwia Mikołajczak professional experience of sixteen years focuses on topics related to the functioning of cites, local and regional governments. Based on international experience, specific areas of interest and professional practice include spatial planning, urban management, local cooperation, strategic and economic development. For over twelve years she has been working with Dutch partners in projects in the field of integrated development and water management. She participates in the implementation of Dutch government programs and actively cooperates with The Embassy of The Kingdom of the Netherlands in Poland. Recently involved  in projects in Lithuania.