Scientific Work

Research work is carried out by the department on the basis of the developed annual plans of research work and is carried out in the following directions:

  • preparation and holding of International and All-Ukrainian scientific-practical conferences in accordance with the research problem;

  • participation of members of the department in the scientific conferences, symposia, seminars, round tables, etc .;

  • training of postgraduate and doctoral students, and their scientific guidance;

  • organization and management of scientific work of students;

  • scientific-consultative, organizational-methodical, information-analytical support of scientific work;

  • preparation of scientific-methodical, educational-methodical manuals;

  • organization and holding of scientific circles for full-time students.

Teachers of the department are executors of research topics: “Mechanism of development of innovative methods and models of management in the digital economy of Ukraine” and “Financial support of enterprises in the context of global challenges”. The results of scientific research are reflected in the publications of members of the department, their reports at international scientific and practical conferences, seminars, round tables and scientific forums.

The scientific activity of the department is aimed at supporting the modern level of the educational process, training of high-level specialists-managers, and is carried out in collaboration with the following organizations:

1) Department of Social and Humanitarian Problems of Regional Development of the Marian Dolyshny Institute for Regional Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine;

2) Demos Research Center of Lviv Polytechnic National University;

3) International University of Finance;

4) Department of Finance, Credit and Insurance, Lviv University of Trade and Economics;

5) University of Economics in Bydgoszcz (Poland);

6) NGOs “Center for Research and Monitoring of Quality and Mobility of Human Resources” and “Academic Space”.

In cooperation with the above institutions and organizations research and -teaching staff and students of the department are members of the Regional Development Project "Monitoring the implementation of intellectual capacity and graduates ZVO ZPTO border region: social partnership, national and regional order", which was implemented during the 2018-2020 biennium at the initiative of the Lviv Regional State Administration at the expense of the State Budget of Ukraine, received from the European Union within the framework of sectoral support "Human Resources Development", direction – "Institutions and Networks".

The purpose of the Project is to create a system for monitoring the employment of graduates of higher and vocational education institutions in the Lviv region to help solve problems of preservation, development and effective realization of human potential in the region.

In 2020, as part of the Project, teachers and students of the department participated in the preparation of analytical materials based on the results of surveys of graduates of higher education institutions of Lviv region on employment and unemployment, as well as surveys of employers of Lviv region on the quality of graduate training.

Participation in the Project contributed to the development of skills in organizing research in the form of questionnaires of graduates and employers, preparation of analytical reports and their presentation during workshops and public discussions of the Project results.

Teachers of the department Magas N.V., Stefanyshyn O.B. since 2012 are members of the NGO "Academic Space", whose mission is to disseminate European experience in promoting active citizenship and dialogue between academia, business and scientific elite, representatives authorities, management and self-government and the general public. NGO "Academic Space" is an active participant in joint research activities.

Teachers and students of the department participate in the implementation of the Regional Development Project "Development of the bioeconomy of the Western region of Ukraine: the production of eco-containers from biodegradable polymers." The project is implemented in 2021-2023 within the framework of sectoral budget support of the EU in the field of "Innovative Economy and Investment". The overall goal of the Project is to increase the competitiveness and environmental safety of the region through the introduction of technologies for the production of eco-containers from biodegradable polymers.

On the basis of the Lviv Institute of IAPM, an international project is being implemented to provide educational services to servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine discharged to reserve or retired under the course programs "Small Business Management", "Business Security Management" within the Ukraine-NATO cooperation program. Project Program Coordinator in Lviv Oblast is the Western Regional Centre for Retraining and Social Adaptation of Discharged or Retired Soldiers.

This is a long-term project, and it provides for retraining of servicemen in training programs, the feasibility of which is justified by the results of previous applied research of the labor market in the western region of Ukraine.

Traditionally, annually the department prepares and conducts the International scientific-practical conference “Social Transformations and Security: Man, State, Society” on the basis of the Lviv Institute. Based on the results of the conference, the materials of the conference reports were prepared.

The department is constantly working to improve the educational and methodological base, in particular, work is underway on didactic support of training courses, updating of curricula, practices, exam materials, topics of term papers, test tasks, etc. Thus, the methodological support of the educational process has been prepared and improved: the curricula and methodological recommendations for ensuring the independent work of students in the disciplines assigned to the department have been updated; internship programs.

The department considers a source of improvement of educational and methodical and scientific work, establishment and maintenance of contacts and cooperation with other educational and methodical and educational organizations in our country and abroad. Thus, in the framework of cooperation between the Lviv Institute of PJSC "HEI IAPM" and the State Institution "E. Dolishny Institute of Regional Studies of the NAS of Ukraine ", a branch of the Department of Management of Organizations of the Lviv Institute (since June 2021 - the Department of Management, Economics and Tourism) was established in the State Institution" Institute of Regional Studies. E. Dolny National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine".

As part of the branch of the department, scientists of the State Institution "Institute of Regional Studies. E. Dolishny NAS of Ukraine ”are involved in the educational process, management of qualification works of applicants for higher education, advanced training of teachers of the Lviv Institute of PJSC“ HEI IAPM”, joint holding of scientific events, preparation of joint publications, etc. In particular, since 2016, on the basis of the Lviv Institute of IAPM, an international scientific-practical conference "Social Transformations and Security: Man, State, Society" has been held annually with the publication of conference materials.

Scientific work has a positive effect on the development of scientific and methodological manuals, new curricula that meet the new standards of training managers.

In 2018 - 2020, the Department of Organizational Management developed and published the following textbooks and manuals:

  •  Management of organizations: textbook. manual / [Olikhovska M.V., Lelyk L.I., Olikhovsky V.Y.].  Lviv: LIGA-PRESS LLC, 2018. 372 p. 

  •  Business planning in the management system: textbook. manual. / [Kostetska I.I., Olikhovska M.V., Olikhovsky V. Ya.]  Drohobych: P.E. “Posvit”. 2019. 272 p. ISBN 978-617-7835-15-7 .

  •  Olikhovska M.V., Lelyk L.I., Olikhovsky V.Y. Fundamentals of entrepreneurial activity: workshop. Drohobych : "POSVIT", 2020. 120 p.

The department has a student research group "Economics and Management in the XXI century", whose participants are involved in the scientific work of the department, organization and holding of annual scientific events, including the International scientific-practical conference, scientific seminars and round tables.

The scientific activity of students is aimed at improving the scientific-theoretical and methodological training of managers, the development of creativity and self-actualization of their personality, and also has a positive motivational value for the training of future professionals in the field of management.

In 2020 - 2021, teachers and students of the department participated in trainings conducted by speakers-professionals-practitioners, organized by the Department of Psychology and the Department of Management, Economics and Tourism on the following topics:

  • Self-motivation (May 19, 2021).

  • Time management - the art of time management for modern students (December 15, 2020).

  • Typology of personality in positive psychotherapy (June 15, 2021).

In order to integrate the processes of training in the European educational space at the Lviv Institute, IAPM establishes cooperation with foreign partners. One of the most long-lasting, diverse and productive partners is the University of Economics in Bydgoszcz (Poland).