Economics and Management Faculty

Department of Business Economics and Entrepreneurship

The Department of Business Economics and Entrepreneurship operates as a part of the Economics and Management Faculty. It has accumulated substantial research and teaching potential of the university, and trains specialists of bachelor and master education and qualification levels in the Enterprise Economics speciality.

The EDepartment of Business Economics and Entrepreneurship has a substantial research methodology, didactic and educational potential for the preservation and the enrichment of the classical heritage of the past for bringing it to a higher level adequate to the new innovative challenges.

There are 51 teachers at the Department of Business Economics and Entrepreneurship, including:  4 ScDs in Economics, 7 Professors, 21 PhDs, 20 Associate Professors, and 4 Senior Teachers.

The relatively high level of the teaching potential is confirmed by the award of Princess Olha 3rd degree Order to Professor H.O. Shvydanenko, Head of the Department, the award of the rank of a Honoured Educationist of Ukraine to professors S.F. Pokropyvny and H.O. Shvydanenko; the award of the Excellent Educationist of Ukraine badge to Professor O.S. Fedonin, and the State Prize of Ukraine to Associate Professor I.Y. Chuzhynov. Four teachers are Honoured Employees of KNEU (H.O. Shvydanenko, O.S. Fedonin, V.M. Kolot, A.P. Novak and H.I. Savoshchenko).

The leading teachers of the department left good memories in foreign universities. A number of them worked in 1970s and 1980s abroad and actively participated in training specialists and researchers in a number of states: S.F. Pokropyvny (France); H.O. Shvydanenko (Cuba); O.S. Fedonin (Hungary, Congo); V.M. Kolot (Yemen); V.I. Totsky (Algeria); V.M. Say (Madagascar).

Teachers of the department were awarded Honour Diplomas of a number of states, Embassies of the USSR, the Ministries of Higher Education of the USSR and the Ukrainian RSR for the good work abroad. Associate Professor V.M. Kolot was promoted to the Professor of the University of Aden (Yemen) in 1982.

Over the years of its operation, the Department trained thousands of highly qualified economists. There are teachers, researchers and practitioners (ministers, deputy ministers, bank CEOs, members of parliament of Ukraine) among alumni. There are post-graduate and doctoral schools at the Department making it possible to top up the teaching staff with the best graduates of the Faculty.

Master-level disciplines
Subject "Business diagnostic"

The purpose of science: the formation and deepening the students' theoretical knowledge, formation of abilitiesandskills to make a comprehensive business diagnostic, results of which will serve as the basis for developing and implementing effective management decisions.

The task of science: form students complex of competencies required to justify economic decisions on the results of the business diagnostic in order to increase enterprise efficiency

Competitiveness of enterprise

Purpose of the science: to form students the theoretical knowledge and the practical skills of management competitiveness of the enterprises in modern business conditions.

Objectives of the science:are researching of the theory, the domestic and the foreign of the experience of assessment and management competitiveness of enterprises

Comprehensive Training
Business Economic Security

The purpose of science: giving students the system of theoretical and practical knowledge in the sphere of ensuring economic security of business.

The task of science: form student’s complex competencies sufficient to work in the field of ensuring economic security of business


The aim of the course: provide students with a system of theoretical and applied knowledge to implement controlling (analysis) of the company.

Task of the course: to form the knowledge, skills and other competencies needed to understand the details of the function of controlling the company and sufficient to perform managerialresponsibilities in this area

Business Projects Substantiation and Expert Appraisal

The purpose of science: providing the necessary theoretical knowledge and practical skills of forming business project and carrying its expertise.

The task of science: form students complex competencies needed for the development and justification of business project (business plan) and carrying its assessment

Project Management

Science purpose: forming of complex abilities and knowledge in methodology of project management, study skills of adaptation and introduction of enterprise project decisions.

Task of science: to form the complex skills, sufficient for raising tasks of entrepreneurial activity development in projects separating, adaptation and application of project decisions and prognostication of changes at the enterprise

Administration entrepreneurship

The purpose of science:is to build knowledge systems to improve the efficiency of management organizational structures through proper use by managers at various levels, principles and administration tools, an integrated system of administration organization.

The task of science:form students complex competencies required for the administration to improve the efficiency of the company

Crisis Management Enterprise
Enterprise activity anti-crisis management

Science purpose: forming of complex skills of creation, justification and acceptance of administrative decisions in identification, localization and liquidation of crisis processes on an enterprise.

Task of science: acquisition skills of anticipation enterprise anti-crisis management on the basis of the newest theory and methods by creation and implementation of optimized anti-crisis administrative decisions, prognostication of dynamics of crisis processes at the enterprises

Enterprise Value Management

Aim of science: consists in  masteringof the theory, mastering contentsof management processes,becomingacquaintedwith advanced experience of foreign and domestic businesses to make decisions on the management of enterprise value

Enterprise Resource Management

The purpose of science: is to develop knowledge and practical skills on: optimal resource support business processes in the enterprise; an effective resource exchange businesses in a dynamic environment and compliance resource balance; efficient accumulation of resources as a source of creation of unique organizational capabilities and core competencies to ensure the competitive advantages of the business

Enterprise Competitiveness Management
Risk Management

The purpose of science:mastering theoretical knowledge, applyingof modern methodological tools, developing practical skills for effective enterprise risk management in the current economic conditions.

The task of science: students form a set of competencies sufficient for integrated risk management based on comprehensive analysis of business risk, its assessment and determination of optimal methods of regulating its impact given the characteristics of enterprises

Enterprise Business Process Optimisation
Subject "Justification and expertise of business projects"

The purpose of science: providing the necessary theoretical knowledge and practical skills of forming business project and carrying its expertise.

The task of science: form students complex competencies needed for the development and justification of business project (business plan) and carrying its assessment

Training course "Creation of own business"