Master in Food and Beverage Studies in Italy

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Master in Business Management / Food & Wine

Bologna Business School
Campus Full time 12 months December 2016 Italy Bologna

The Food & Wine specialization of the Master in Business Management was brought to life in order to train young managers in the enogastronomy sector. The program will help students to develop their managerial skills, with a focus on the expanding food & beverage sector. [+]

Best Masters in Food and Beverage Studies in Italy 2017. Master in Business Management / Food & Wine The Food & Wine specialization of the Master in Business Management was brought to life in order to train young managers in the enogastronomy sector. The program will help students to develop their managerial skills, with a focus on the expanding food & beverage sector. Our dynamic 12-month program is complete with networking and interaction with entrepreneurs, managers and influencers in the sectors with a high symbolic value, international master lectures, project work in collaboration with the talents of the sector, as well as a personalized placement service, which allows for privileged access to the business-world. (85% of our graduates achieve placement within 6 months). Bologna, at the heart of the most important Italian food valley, hosts leaders in both food, wine and culture and is today the center of a system of businesses and institutions whom have made Food & Wine their own niche of exclusiveness and luxury. The Food & Wine sector nonetheless suffers from fragmentation and a lack of specialized professional profiles who know how to best increase its value. This Master will let you acquire technical tools relevant to the management of agri-food businesses, such as increasing the value of the organoleptic quality of the products and the managing of new distribution models, including skills in marketing and communication, such as how to construct a strong brand identity and its internationalization. At the same time, the Master prepares you to the opportunity to work as a manager in a variety of industry related companies including high-end catering businesses, communications companies, in institutions, but will also prepare you to start your own business with people you get in contact with during the Master. The Food & Wine track of the Master in Business Management is organized into 3 terms and comprises of classroom activities, applicable testimonials, group projects, workshops and business projects in the Food & Wine sector with a duration of 1 month each. The Master concludes with an internship. THE MASTER IS AN INVESTMENT. THE HONOR LOAN IS THE WAY TO FUND IT. “PerTe Prestito Con Lode”, a long-term and low-interest honor loan, with no collateral required to cover the full amount of the tuition fee. KEY FACTS FORMAT: Full-time LANGUAGE: Italian DURATION: 12 months CFU/ECTS: 60 AVERAGE AGE: 26 PARTICIPANTS: 20-50 CALENDAR APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 11, 2016 SELECTION: November 16, 2016 ENROLLMENT DEADLINE: December 12, 2016 START DATE: December 2016 STRUCTURE The Master in Business Management – Food & Wine is a full-time program structured in 1,500 hours of learning activities over 12 months of study, divided into: 360 hours of lecturing, an estimated 540 hours of independent study, and 600 hours of internship. The structure of the Master is divided into three terms: First term: December 2016 – April 2017 Second term: May 2017 – July 2017 Internship: September 2017 – December 2017 Classroom participation is about 30 hours per week structured in order to allow time to work in groups, while not neglecting individual students focus and management of interpersonal relationships. The course is enriched by 3 extensive company projects with a sectoral approach (each lasting one month) that are spaced and integrated with classroom activities and case studies. The Master offers Business Administration courses intended to consolidate the conceptual knowledge and the operational techniques that are applied to companies. There are also courses and projects with a focus on sectorial issues of Food & Wine. Business Administration courses are concentrated mainly in the first term and are common to all the Master specializations; while track specific courses and company projects take place in the second term. Given the importance of English language in business, the School offers the opportunity to participate in English conversation sessions within the classroom. The Master program is constantly updated and adjusted to market needs through continuous interaction between faculty and a specific Management Committee: Massimo Bottura, Chef, Osteria Francescana 
• Marco Caprai, Wine Producer, Arnaldo Caprai
 • Gennaro Esposito, Chef, Restaurant Torre del Saracino 
• Nicola Farinetti, Ceo, Eataly Roma 
• Davide Paolini, Gastronauta, Il Sole 24 Ore 
• Michele Pontecorvo, P.R. Director, Ferrarelle
 • Sergio Soavi, Typical Products Responsible, Coop Italia 
• Massimo Spigaroli, President, Consorzio Culatello Zibello COURSES ADMINISTRATION AND AUDIT BUSINESS COMMUNICATION CORPORATE FINANCE DIGITAL MARKETING ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT OF AGRI-BUSINESS FOOD AND WINE MANAGEMENT MARKETING MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS FOR THE FOOD & WINE SECTOR MARKETING RESEARCH SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT LEARNING METHOD The educational sessions provide different learning methods, including lectures, simulations, discussions of case studies, presentations by companies, testimonials and group work. The curriculum is complete with a series of Master Lectures given by professionals from the world of business, academia, and politics, which also provide numerous opportunities for discussion and interaction with the business world through case histories. The program is developed in close collaboration with business partners both during the courses and during the three sectorial company projects; the didactic approach is totally different from traditional university courses, as the lessons of the Master provide practical tools which allow practitioners to carry out concrete projects. This project vision consists of: A business plan (January to December 2017) developed during the entire Master 3 major projects of 1 month each (May, June and July 2017) related to the chosen field Other shorter projects within single lessons The final project for the internship. CAREER DEVELOPMENT Building synergies with businesses is a priority and a distinguishing characteristic of all programs of the Alma Bologna Business School, including the Master in Business Management – Food & Wine. The School is fully dedicated to preparing students for the job market and it accomplishes this through systematic career development, with an ongoing commitment to combine the best professional projects by students with the demands of businesses. The internship is an excellent springboard to the professional world, evidenced by the fact that six months after completing the full-time master at Alma Bologna Business School, an average of 85% of alumni are working in a company. FEES The tuition fee for the Master is 11,200 euros (VAT free) to be paid in three installments: First installment: 1.500,00 euros Second installment: 6.000,00 euros Third installment: 3.700,00 euros The fee includes participation in theMaster, all the study material available through the online platform, and access to the Alma Bologna Business School such as: personal account for the Alma wi-fi, use of the PC in the Computer Lab, access to the study areas, access to the internal gym, special rates for the School restaurant. Furthermore, the fee gives participants the right to take advantage of the supporting activities of the School, such as the language courses and the master lectures by invitation. Free parking is also available within the BBS campus. Additionally, with the Student Card of the University of Bologna, students have access to all of the university facilities, including over 100 libraries, digital resources and study halls (including databases and online subscriptions); the three city center canteens and all university student related discount offers. HONOR LOAN Thanks to the agreement between Bologna Business School and Intesa Sanpaolo, participants are eligible to apply for “PerTe Prestito Con Lode”, a long-term and low-interest honor loan. Main characteristics: Loan amount equal to the enrollment fee Reduced interest rate No collateral required Repayable in 10 years No early closing fees SCHOLARSHIPS Bologna Business School provides merit-based partial scholarships to the leading candidates in the selection process. Furthermore, at the end of the master, the School assigns a prize to the best student. The cost of the Master can be covered in full or partially by third parties: public bodies, foundations, or companies. INPS Thanks to the contribution of INPS (Istituto Nazionale della Previdenza Sociale), scholarships of 10.000 euros will be available to INPS employees or retired members, to their children or orphans. [-]

Master in Brand design and management: food, wine and tourism

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Florence
Campus Full time 11 months March 2017 Italy Florence

Barcelona and Florence are two of the main touristic destinations in Europe, both of them attract tourist thanks to a unique blend between art, culture and a great quality of life and hospitality. Nowadays launching and empower a brand in these fields needs transversal skills and a 360° vision. Territoriality is not a limitation anymore but a key value for being globally recognisable. Both Tuscany and Catalunya are regions that build their branding strategies on that value and they are succeeding in it. [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN ENGLISH One-year Dual Masters Course in Barcelona and Florence. The overall aim of this course is to meet the growing demand for qualified professionals able to offer a new managerial approach to the tourism/food and beverage sector in the touristic/hospitality and catering industry. The course’s structure, which includes a detailed curricula based on Brand design and management, prepares future innovative professionals in the fields of tourism, hospitality, food and wine services. The Master’s main goal is to encourage the development of professional proficiency by implementing an active approach based on “Learning by doing” that blends expertise and listening skills through both practical and theoretical methods related to “Design Thinking”. The aim is to train strategy and communication experts in identity-building and values related to brands in the food, wine and tourism industry. The Master will be held in Barcelona and Florence, two cities bound by a long-standing history of tourism, wine and restaurant industry. Firenze The Florence section of the Master Program in BRAND DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT: Food Wine and Tourism aims at the creation of a professional figure that is specialized in Brand Design Management in the Food, Beverage and Tourism fields. The courses focus on the specific abilities of managing the different steps of creating a Brand from the analysis of contents. The participants gain expertise in the fields of Brand and management for a wide range of different contests. The Tourism industry is based upon a relation between Brand, hosts and guests which involves numerous variables. It is perhaps the fastest growing industry internationally and it plays an important role in local, regional and global economies. Hotels, restaurants, resorts, and conference venues, whether family or corporate run, are staffed with a wide selection of professionals Brand-oriented. The courses has the specific objectives to develop mental and professional skills for the participants who want to become experts of Strategic Planning, Branding and Communication in the fields of Tourism Food and Beverages. Barcelona If in Florence we put the bases to create a Brand Design Manager and Strategic Planner in the Food, Beverage and Tourism fields, once arrived to Barcelona students have the chance to face new challenges connected to Service Design and Project Manageent to reinforce their profile with innovation tools. The industries related to tourism, food and wine are deeply connected to customers and their needs. A strategic planner in this field needs analysis’ capacity and critical thinking applied to user research to detect new business opportunities. The courses are complemented with seminars, conferences and workshops given by international and highly recognized specialists. Visits to local realities are included in the study plan to show to the students the best practices of institutions, companies and brands related to Tourism, food and wine. The full program is divided into 6 macro-areas Invited lecturers: Masa Kogure Founder Table4Two International Francesco Sanapo Coffee expert [-]

Master's Degree In Food Design Project Experience

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Rome
Campus Full time 12 months March 2017 Italy Rome

The course aims to train designers who have the critical-design skills to be able to independently manage the professional and managerial relationships, developing the propensity for innovation determinant in defining different visions of the systems in which we act. Being the figure of the designer in continuous evolution, the Food Designer must acquire the knowledge that will allow him the flexibility to deal with different design fields but contiguous, in which to apply their design skills, with particular focus on involving users in defining paths needs and expectations. [+]

Best Masters in Food and Beverage Studies in Italy 2017. THIS PROGRAM 'TAUGHT IN ITALIAN Who should attend: The course is open to those who are in possession of the title of Academic Study of First Level, lasting at least three years in areas related to architecture, to design, to interior design, visual communication, the Food Science or other related disciplines addressed in the course. It will verify the ability to deal independently both speculative activities that executive. The course includes a theoretical and practical course that involves students in practical research and design. The Master provides simulations and specific projects in collaboration with agencies and private companies, where to apply theoretical principles, techniques, tools and methodologies acquired during the course. The Master program is structured to meet the needs of the labor market, preparing professionals able to design and implement innovation, to meet the technological and strategic challenges of the coming years in a rapidly changing industry. The food is not only a primary need, but an experience of the senses. Experience that must be seen in all its aspects, from the use of raw materials to the definition of consumption patterns. The incessant development of competitiveness and strategic needs of companies require the ability to communicate the designer, as appropriate, with experts from the marketing and the technical area with the engineers, with the corporate image consultants and with the ' graphic-creative apparatus, with the planners of communication and those involved in the creation of places. The Master therefore also provides for the acquisition of soft skills, related to the analysis and interpretation of the needs and behavior of consumers, the conception of scenarios relating to new products, presentation and communication of your project, highlighting the specific values ​​that can determine their success. A first theoretical part will introduce the compulsory subjects of matter and then to address, through four project areas, activities related to Packaging Design, Place Design, Food Design and Communication. Each area includes a step in which the teachers-professionals pass on their knowledge through lectures, external interventions, practical examples; this will follow a workshop phase in which students apply the skills acquired and then arrive at a final synthesis project. An important part will be devoted to the activity of internships at partner companies and the industry, and the implementation of social networking activities with the relevant community. [-]

MSc in International Food & Beverage Management

ESCP Europe Business School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Italy Turin

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Studies at Turin and Paris campuses. Scientific Director: Prof. Francesco Rattalino Objectives of the programme This programme is a 1-year 2-country, full-time specialized master programme designed for postgraduates aiming for an outstanding managerial career in the Food and Beverage industry in the best international companies (e.g. Bacardi-Martini – Caffarel - Campari - Carrefour - Coca-Cola - Costa Crociere – Danone - Dr. Oetker - Ferrero - Granarolo - Grom - Lavazza – Marchesi - Antinori – Unilever) as Managers, Executives and Entrepreneurs. Career opportunities Our dedicated Career Service will help you develop your potential thanks to coaching sessions and networking activities with both companies and alumni. Entering ESCP Europe gives you the chance to benefit from a global network. Some examples of what your future professional role could be: Entrepreneurial career in Family Businesses or Start-Ups Product Manager, Brand Manager, Export/Import Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Communications Manager, Marketing Manager, Product and Business Developer, Area Manager in Food & Beverage Companies like Ferrero, Lavazza, Barilla... Curriculum This programme offers a perfect combination of technical knowledge and practical activities: more than 20 days of company visits, one company consultancy project, tasting sessions, group works and networking opportunities with F&B managers, Alumni working in the sector and experts. Some of the most relevant courses are listed below, ESCP Europe uses a case-study methology: General Management in the Food and Beverage (F&B) industry Financial Accounting in F&B Cost & Performance Management in F&B Managerial Economics: macro and micro trends in F&B Marketing Principles in F&B Supply Chain & Operations in the F&B industry Corporate Strategy: success stories, failures and challenges in the F&B industry HR Management & Cross-Cultural Dynamics in F&B International Business Law Negotiation in Intercultural Context and Managing International Teams Customer Experience: the international Consumer Luxury in the F&B Industry Trade, Retail & Category Marketing in the F&B industry Family Business & Start-up in F&B New Product Development and Innovation in F&B Industry Time spent on campuses and Duration 2 terms in Turin (September – March) • 1 term in Paris (April – August) Language requirement English. Italian and French language courses will be offered during the year. Companies, business and hands-on approach Get your first-hand experience in the ESCP Europe Master in IFBM. More than 20 days of in-company experience, tasting products and meeting top managers in beautiful territories like the Italian Food Valley, Tuscany, Piedmont and Champagne Region Exclusive: “Chef for a week” in partnership with ALMA international School of Italian Cuisine in Parma where you will learn directly from great culinary masters how to manage complexity, problem solving techniques and unleash creativity There will be visits e.g. to Armani Hotel, Frescobaldi, Ladurée, Lurisia, Roederer and many other companies. These visits will accelerate the learning-by-doing process and give you unique opportunities to meet top managers and entrepreneurs. Class of 2016 profiles 25 participants 9 nationalities represented: Italy, China, Belgium, France, Jamaica, Lebanon, Russia, Thailand, Saudi Arabia Education: Biotechnology, Engineering, Business Administration, Economics & Management, Agronomy, Food Science and Nutrition,etc. Average age: 25 years How to apply Online application/profile evaluation TOEFL or IELTS & GMAT, GRE or TAGE MAGE score OR ESCP Europe written tests: General knowledge + English test Personal interview [-]

Master in Food Design

Scuola Politecnica di Design SPD
Campus Full time 12 months March 2017 Italy Milan

The Master degree in Food Design develops the necessary skills to give a creative contribution to an increasingly growing sector, of which Italy constitutes one of the main benchmarks known worldwide. It is an opportunity not only for students holding a degree in design, marketing and communication, but also for managers and professionals working in the field. The programme combines a focus on food-related markets... [+]

Best Masters in Food and Beverage Studies in Italy 2017. The Master degree in Food Design develops the necessary skills to give a creative contribution to an increasingly growing sector, of which Italy constitutes one of the main benchmarks known worldwide. It is an opportunity not only for students holding a degree in design, marketing and communication, but also for managers and professionals working in the field. The programme combines a focus on food-related markets with the design approach and methodologies. This creates a food designer who is able to manage the design: of processes, methods and spaces where products are processed, distributed and consumed; of food in terms of its aesthetics, communication and representation; of equipment and tools used to prepare and consume food; of all the communication activities implemented for the promotion of food products. The academic activities encompass lessons, design workshops and seminars with the leaders of the food and agriculture industry and of the design field: entrepreneurs, managers, journalists, food critics, designers, architects, publishers and chefs. The structure of the course also comprises visits to food companies, concept stores, restaurants as well as important gastronomic fairs and events. After the end of the course, students will have an internship experience in a company, agency or firm working in the field. The Master is held in collaboration with important companies and firms of the food industry. ENTRY The Master’s is open to Italian and foreign graduates coming from various scientific disciplines, social sciences and liberal arts. The program has a limited number of places available. Applicants will be admitted upon selection based on the student’s CV, portfolio and on an interview. DURATION The Master’s starts in March 2015 and ends in March 2016. It includes 580 hours of lessons and a three-month internship. Attendance is compulsory. The total workload of the course corresponds to 1500 hours/student encompassing lessons, class exercises, internship and individual study. INTERNSHIP At the end of lessons, students commence their three-month internship at companies or professional firms in the field. LANGUAGE The Master’s course is held in English. QUALIFICATION After passing the final exam, students will obtain a taught Master’s Degree from IULM and SPD. The Master corresponds to 60 ECTS credits. The Master is managed and organized by: Libera Università di Lingue e Comunicazione IULM and Scuola Politecnica di Design SPD jointly. [-]

Master of Management in Food & Beverage (MFB)

SDA Bocconi School of Management
Campus Full time 12 months January 2017 Italy Milan

he Master of Management in Food & Beverage (MFB) is a full-time, international, one-year program that is taught entirely in English and attracts students from all over the world. The program focuses on management of F&B and related companies, such as restaurants, hotels, resorts and advanced retailers, from an innovative and effective perspective. MFB has a multidisciplinary approach and adopts an experiential method. [+]

The Master of Management in Food & Beverage (MFB) is a full-time, international, one-year program that is taught entirely in English and attracts students from all over the world. The program focuses on management of F&B and related companies, such as restaurants, hotels, resorts and advanced retailers, from an innovative and effective perspective. MFB has a multidisciplinary approach and adopts an experiential method. Lectures by professors and guest speakers are alternated with group exercises, team and individual projects, simulations, role-playing and case study analysis. You will have many Q&A sessions on contemporary issues the industry faces now and in the perceived future. MFB regards management as a unique recipe that requires many carefully-measured ingredients, including strong theoretical and practical knowledge, vision, drive, determination and the ability to identify opportunities and bring together people, cultures and traditions. MFB is the Master for you if You aspire to take up a managerial role in the intriguing field of Food & Beverage and related industries You want to discover how to be successful in restaurant and hotel business You need to be more specialized in order to progress in your career You want the opportunity to interact with international leaders in this sector You are ready for the challenge of a specialized and intense business program You are ready for an innovative curriculum from an internationally recognized School of Management. What MFB can offer you Solid foundations in management, including practical, creative and professional skills Strong knowledge to operate successfully in the F&B sector, a market that is an important part of the global economy Direct contact with excellent companies and their leaders, who are often guest speakers on the program A dynamic environment, a focus on the global market and a multidisciplinary approach An exceptional faculty, involving worldwide recognized Partners, top executives and managers who will provide their specific professional knowledge and perspective. [-]

Master in Italian Cuisine

Apicius International School of Hospitality
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Italy Florence

A.I.S.H. offers a Master in Italian Cuisine for Professional Chefs or Hospitality graduates who wish to enhance specific skills in Culinary Arts. The program is one-year long and is aimed at celebrating the outstanding mastery of cuisine that has evolved in Italy over the centuries [+]

A.I.S.H. offers a Master in Italian Cuisine for Professional Chefs or Hospitality graduates who wish to enhance specific skills in Culinary Arts. The program is one-year long and is aimed at celebrating the outstanding mastery of cuisine that has evolved in Italy over the centuries. It is not just exceptional ability in cutting vegetables or flipping an omelette that makes a Master Chef, but the knowledge of quality products, the ability to interpret recipes, the awareness of the historical background of dishes, and the to capacity match ingredients creating a balanced new dish.

 

The program provides students with a sound understanding of the italian gastronomic culture. It develops each student’s attitudes to their optimum potential and gives them the opportunity to acquire specific skills and abilities in order to develop their professional career. The Master Program is open to only 10 participants each year. After the successful completion of the program, students receive a Master Certificate in Italian Cuisine.... [-]