Master Program in Human Resource Management in Italy

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Human Resource Management

A masters is awarded to students who have completed postgraduate level study in a specific field of study or area of professional practice while demonstrating a high level of mastery during the process.

To study human resource management is to prepare oneself for managing and leading employees at various kinds of organizations. When working toward this kind of degree, students take classes that focus on different aspects of the field, such as creating ROIs, conflict management, labor relations, and building work teams.


Italy, officially the Italian Republic, is a unitary parliamentary republic within the European Union, located in Southern Europe. To the north, it borders France, Switzerland, Austria, and Slovenia along the Alps.

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Master’s Programme in Industrial and Employment Relations

Turin School of Development
Online & Campus Combined Full time October 2016 Italy Turin

It aims at developing specialized multidisciplinary knowledge in the field of industrial and employment relations from a comparative viewpoint. [+]

Best Masters in Human Resource Management in Italy 2016/2017. OBJECTIVES General objective Participants will be exposed to international and comparative industrial and employment relations systems with a view to better understanding the implications for the industrial relations systems of today. Specific objectives At the end of the Master’s Programme, participants will be able to: describe the industrial and employment relations systems with a comparative approach; apply tools and methodologies for effective labour-management relations at different levels of the economy from enterprise to the national and international level; advise government, employers’ and workers’ representatives on industrial and employment relations issues. PARTICIPANTS’ PROFILE AND REQUIREMENTS Participants' profile government, workers’ and employers’ representatives; practitioners in the field of industrial and employment relations from the public and private sectors; human resources managers; personnel in human resources departments dealing with industrial and employment relations; labour administration and labour inspection officials; staff from international organizations and United Nations agencies; ILO staff from field offices and technical cooperation projects; graduate students and researchers. Participants' requirements for the Master’s Programme a first university degree (BA) of minimum three years duration;* working knowledge of spoken and written English; ability to use computers and access to the internet. STRUCTURE, METHODOLOGY, CONTENT AND RESOURCES The Master’s Programme will be divided into three phases: Phase 1: Distance-learning from October 2016 to January 2017 (15 weeks) Phase 2: Residential face-to-face phase at the ITCILO campus in Turin from January to April 2017 (12 weeks) Phase 3: Preparation of Master’s thesis from April to September 2017 (21 weeks) Phase 1 includes assignments, self-study and exercises with the assistance of a tutor. Participants will have access to an online platform through which they will learn on an individual basis. They will receive support from tutors with expertise in the subject matter; participate in a forum; use the documentation centre, and network with other participants. This preparatory phase will enable participants with different levels and fields of knowledge to be introduced to the fundamentals and basic concepts relating to industrial and employment relations to reach an adequate and homogeneous level to take full advantage of the residential phase. Phase 2 - the residential phase in Turin - will focus on the following topics: International labour standards and industrial relations Legal sources and institutional framework of industrial and employment relations in Europe Workers’ and employers’ organizations: structure and role Social dialogue and tripartism Collective bargaining machinery; administration and implementation of collective agreements Settlement of labour disputes: conciliation, mediation, arbitration and labour courts Information and consultation at the enterprise level Labour administration and labour inspection Industrial relations systems, competitiveness and public policy Globalization and industrial and employment relations Recent trends in human resources management policies Workplace relations Professors, practitioners and other resource persons will use lectures, case-studies, case law judgments, excerpts of collective agreements and legislation, discussions, group-work and practical exercises to strike a balance between theory and practice and to stimulate interaction with the resource persons and among participants. Phase 3: participants will be required to carry out individual research in their home country for the preparation and submission of their thesis, assisted at a distance by tutors and/or professors. The outline of the thesis to be presented in Turin by April 2016 and completed before September 2016. Study visits Study visits to selected local enterprises will be organized during the face-to-face phase in Turin to provide an opportunity to participants to be exposed to different practices of industrial and employment relations. Documentation Participants will receive documentation to expand their knowledge of the topics. A bibliography and links section will be incorporated into the virtual platform for the distance-learning phase. Faculty The faculty will be selected for its professional experience and subject knowledge. It will consist of academic resource persons and practitioners: Professors from the University of Turin and other renowned universities; ILO and ITCILO experts; Specialist tutors who will support and interact with the participants throughout the programme. DEGREE A first level Master’s Degree from the University of Turin (60 certified university credits) will be issued. The degree will be awarded to the participants who fulfill all of the following conditions: the administrative requirements and documents required by the University of Turin; attendance of training sessions during the residential phase (only participants with at least 95% attendance will be entitled to apply for the degree); submit the assignments within the set deadlines and quality requirements; pass the prescribed examinations demonstrating the level of competence required by the Scientific Committee. PARTICIPATION IN THE MASTER’S PROGRAMME Tuition fees: 8,000 Euros payable by the participant or his/her sponsoring organization. This covers tuition, use of training facilities and support services, routine medical care and medical insurance. Applications for the Master’s Programme Candidates interested in participating in the Master’s Programme should complete and submit the online application form available on this link: Eligibility criteria The selection of participants for the Master’s Programme, as well as the award of partial scholarships, will be made by a Selection Committee consisting of ITCILO and the University of Turin representatives. The selection criteria will include academic and professional qualifications, experience, organization, country of origin, and gender balance. Deadline for applications: 21 August 2015 [-]

Master in Human Resources and Organization

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

The MHRO is a full-time (and full-experience) English program, which aims to prepare graduates from any discipline to master organizational design and human resources management challenges in multicultural contexts. This program is both a Master of Science and Master of Practice, so to speak. While the academic excellence is assured by international-focused Academic Professors, you will have the opportunity to... [+]

Why do firms perform better than others? We’ll answer this question together. But some assure that it depends on strategy and others on technology or products. We will discover that companies’ performance relies on how top-management teams formulate and implement strategies, how organizations are designed in order to exploit the potential of technologies, and how people collaborate to innovate products and services. Organizations and people are at the center of the stage, both in the world economy and in this program. The MHRO is a full-time (and full-experience) English program, which aims to prepare graduates from any discipline to master organizational design and human resources management challenges in multicultural contexts. This program is both a Master of Science and Master of Practice, so to speak. While the academic excellence is assured by international-focused Academic Professors, you will have the opportunity to address different issues working with managers all along the year. Interactive Classes, Leaders’ Lectures, Team Assignments, In-company Workshops, Skill Labs, Career Counseling, 1-month Team Project Work with an O&HR Director, Meetings with the School’s network of Alumni, and a 3-to-4-month Internship provide a unique context for challenging yourself, learning, and starting off a successful career on business or consulting firms. It’s the first Italian Inter-University Master in HRO, thanks to the collaboration of the Universities of Bologna, Ferrara, Modena, and Reggio Emilia. Partnerships The Master is sponsored by the Italian Association of Human Resources Management (AIDP). The Association will give the best Project Work Team the “AIDP Award for Bar-raisers” that consists of a study tour in Europe and a visit to a multinational company for an amount equivalent to €3,000. Courses Comparative Industrial Relations Corporate and Labor Law In The EU Cross-Culture and Organizational Communication Global Strategy HR Departments Hr Systems and Processes International HR Management Knowledge Management and ITC Labor Policies in The EU Organizational Behavior Organizational Design Organizational Theory Performance Management & Compensation Recruitment and Onboarding Strategic Accounting Training and Life-Long Learning Work-Life Balance, Diversity Management and Occupational Well-Being Fees The tuition fees for the 2016/2017 academic year are 14,800 euros to be paid in several instalments, the first one upon enrollment. The fees cover all academic materials via the online learning platform, all the facilities of the Alma Bologna Business School including use of the computers and secure personal Wi-Fi accounts, access to the study areas and gym, as well as student discount in the School’s cafeteria. Free parking is also available within the grounds of the School. In addition, with your University of Bologna Student Card you will have access to all university facilities with more than 100 libraries (including online subscriptions and databases), the 3 city centre canteens and all university student related discount offers. Scholarship/Financial Aid At Bologna Business School we understand the importance of financial aid in supporting our students in achieving their educational goals. We are aware that an advanced, high quality training path can be a significant commitment but we also truly believe that investing in one’s future always pays back. Bologna Business School is pleased to offer partial scholarships to the most meriting students: there are scholarships of 6,000 euros each and scholarships of 4,000 euros each. All applicants will be considered for a scholarship – no specific application is required. 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 Without early closing fees [-]

Executive Master in Strategic Human Resource Management (EMSHRM)

SDA Bocconi School of Management
Campus Part time 10 months February 2017 Italy Milan

Executive Master in Strategic Human Resource Management (EMSHRM) - HR: from challenges to changes. This is an international 10-months Executive Program that places an in-depth emphasis on the business context of HR management and leadership, focusing on the organizational and strategic issues influencing HR decisions. [+]

Best Masters in Human Resource Management in Italy 2016/2017. The Executive Master in Strategic Human Resource Management (EMSHRM) offers you a 10 month international executive program that places an in-depth emphasis on the business context of HR management and leadership by focusing on the organizational and strategic issues influencing HR decisions. What EMSHRM can offer you A focus on strategic and organizational issues that influence HR decisions The knowledge to advise top executives and to drive changes in complex organizational settings. A thorough understanding of key HR strategies, structure, systems and processes. The tools to understand the context in which HR strategy and leadership play a part. Benefits of choosing EMSHRM An all-round view of HR This Master is taught by an International Faculty. By having Senior Faculty members and a coaching path, the program is able to offer students a wider variety of perspectives on the HR strategy and systems, making the learning experience even more valuable. Moreover, numerous guest speakers from EMSHRM International Board, make the participation lively and always connectet with business practice and excellence. An invaluable network A Master like EMSHRM will allow you to build an international network, both during and after the program. Many of your contacts will be colleagues, board members, organizations, and alumni – an ever-growing network that will prove priceless over the years. Knowledge that is immediately applicable There are 8 modules in the program, each lasting four to 5 days, including six Saturdays. These modules are intensive and designed to offer knowledge that can immediately be put into practice in the workplace. Subjects covered range from strategy, finance, HR strategy, structure and systems to leadership, in an international perspective. Wherever you are, SDA Bocconi is where you want to be While this program will allow you to continue working, no matter where you are based, SDA Bocconi will be the place where you come to study, meet with colleagues, faculty board members and develop long-term relationships that will enlarge your professional network. [-]