LUISS Business School

Introduction

LUISS BUSINESS SCHOOL

LUISS Business School has a worldwide recognition as a knowledge hub for postgraduate studies in Italy and has continued to meet the ever-changing needs of the current and future generations of managers. The School is at the forefront of the economic development and takes pride in its strong relationship with the Italian and international business community. The courses benefit from the input of a network of over 2000 firms, actively involved in the MBA programmes through workshops, conferences and meetings.

The high environmental quality of the setting corresponds to the services offered. Designed to host world-class events, and equipped with state of the art teaching facilities, this is the ideal place for a once in a lifetime learning experience.


TEACHING METHODS

Teaching methods are tailored to reach the course goals. Professors take a pragmatic learning approach aimed at fostering peer-to-peer involvement and interaction through seminars, role-playing, case studies, business games, team exercises, conferences and projects.

LUISS Business School relies both on the experience of the University’s professors, and on the know-how of practitioners working in the fields of finance, consulting, and accounting. In the last years many efforts have been made to improve the Business School in order to keep its competitive aspect in the ever-changing world, and the MBA programme is the result of this process.

The LUISS Business School’s research activities are high in rigor and relevance with a special focus on social issues, ethics, and internationalisation, which makes the LUISS MBA the ultimate prototype of the excellence in teaching methods.

LUISS Business School offers a number of education programmes that make students able to become leaders in the dynamic and evolving business community.


A WORLD CLASS CAMPUS IN THE HEART OF ROME - ITALY

LUISS Business School is located in the heart of Rome and a stone’s throw away from one of the city’s most beautiful parks. The high environmental quality of the setting corresponds to the services offered. Designed to host world-class events, and equipped with state of the art teaching facilities, this is the ideal place for a once in a lifetime learning experience.

Attracting visitors from all over the world, Rome is not only a world-renowned cultural centre, but also an economic and commercial hub linking the North and South of Italy and connecting the Mediterranean area with the rest of the world. The city is a cultural melting pot, its historic centre is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, welcoming about 12 million visitors per year from all over the world. Rome is the capital of the Country and seat of the Government, plus an inspiring city and a business hub open to networking.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Italian

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Master

MaBDA – Master in Big Data Analytics

Campus Full time March 2017 Italy Rome

LUISS Business School’s Master in Big Data Analytics, developed in partnership with Oracle, provides young professionals with the skills to be at the forefront of modern Business Analytics technique and to become accomplished [+]

LUISS Business School’s Master in Big Data Management provides young professionals with the skills to be at the forefront of modern Business Analytics technique and to become accomplished Data Scientist. The digitalisation of the world economy is making data available at an unprecedented pace. Companies and organisations around the world are working to make data an integral part of their business model. A key ingredient in the recipe for a successful data-centric decision approach to business is the “data scientist”. This new professional figure is highly demanded as enterprises are increasingly harnessing the data at their disposal. Several surveys conducted in Europe and in the US show that the “data scientist” is one of the most requested professional figures. The Master in Big Data Management is a perfect opportunity for all those who are seeking a career in the fascinating and fast-growing world of data as a qualified data scientist. PROGRAMME Students begin with the Preparatory and General Management courses and then focus on the electives and different lab activities, in order to guarantee a gradual professional and personal growth for each student. In the final months of the programme, the Field Project will allow students to put their knowledge into practice. The programme lasts 12 months composed by 8 months lectures based followed by a 4-month period of Field Project. Preparatory Courses Information Management Concepts Introduction to Big Data Infrastructure Introduction to Data Management Introduction to Big Data Programming Introduction to Statistics for Data Scientist Specialised Courses IT Courses Information Collection and Transformation Technology Access Tools Advanced Visualisations Advanced Programming for Big Data Methodological Courses Statistics Econometrics Economic Forecasting Machine Learning Business Courses Corporate and Business Strategy Marketing Analytics Financial Economics and Analytics THE TRAINING OFFERED The programme’s curriculum is designed to teach students how to harness and process massive amounts of data, design analytical models and interpret them to help in designing marketing campaigns, understand customers’ behaviour and optimise all business processes. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS - BACHELOR OR MASTER’S DEGREE in economics, statistics, engineering, information systems, mathematics or related fields - FLUENCY IN ENGLISH - ADMISSION TEST (mandatory) [-]

Master in Corporate Finance

Campus Full time 1 year October 2016 Italy Rome

In these days, the management of financial resources and the relationship with financial markets and investors are critical and fundamental objectives within firms, financial institutions and other organisations. [+]

In these days, the management of financial resources and the relationship with financial markets and investors are critical and fundamental objectives within firms, financial institutions and other organisations. The financial system dimensions and relevance have increased as well as its complexity: new financial instruments, investors, and operators determine market conditions and access to liquidity. The strategic role of Corporate Finance has, therefore, become increasingly important due to the dominance of finance on the productive investment. Managers have to pay stronger attention to raising capital, financial planning, risk management and investment activities. Financial education is undergoing critical changes in the global economy since practitioners have to face new demands and challenges and become true business partners at decision-making levels. Our programme aims to prepare you to deal with increasingly complex financial challenges providing participants with solid technical knowledge and skills, as well as the transversal competencies which are required to manage complex financial situations in an international environment. Financial education is no longer offering to learn to enhance knowledge but it is about promoting direct impact in support of change. We will support you to acquire a thorough knowledge of the conceptual and empirical tools to cope with the emerging challenges to turn them into new opportunities. PROGRAMME Students begin with the Preparatory and General Management courses and then focus on the core courses and different lab activities, in order to guarantee a gradual professional and personal growth for each student. In the final months of the programme, the Field Project will allow students to put their knowledge into practice. The programme lasts 12 months composed by 8 months lectures based followed by a 4-month period of Field Project. Preparatory Courses Accounting Desk Analysis Quantitative Methods for Finance Fundamentals of Business Statistics Core Courses National and International Accounting Standards Financial Ratio Analysis Planning and Control Corporate Finance Corporate Strategy Business Ethics and Governance Capital Markets Trade Finance Derivatives Firm Valuation Methods Financial and Real Options Analysis Mergers and Acquisitions Project Finance and Private Public Partnership Corporate Banking Private Equity & Venture Capital THE TRAINING OFFERED The Master in Corporate Finance intends to offer theoretical and applied knowledge through the acquisition of managerial tools and techniques involving students in projects aimed at developing their soft and entrepreneurial skills. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS - BACHELOR OR MASTER’S DEGREE in any discipline - FLUENCY IN ENGLISH - ADMISSION TEST (mandatory) [-]

Master in International Management

Campus Full time 1 year October 2016 Italy Rome

The LUISS MIM Programme is a unique training programme aimed at young graduates from a variety of study disciplines who are motivated to become global managers. [+]

The LUISS MIM Programme is a unique training programme aimed at young graduates from a variety of study disciplines who are motivated to become global managers. Students will be exposed to top academics and seasoned executives to develop the business skills required to operate in international contexts and to work effectively in multicultural environments and in organizations characterized by a strong international vocation. Programme overview The MIM curriculum helps discover how Made in Italy leaders win in established and emerging markets, developing an entrepreneurial mindset with a global outlook. MIM’s courses merge functional & cross-functional knowledge to enable students to advance skills in the functional areas of international business as well as acquire perspectives and contexts to build cross-functional skills. It focuses on personal development. The programme lasts one-year. It is full-time and is divided into 3 terms. PRE-PROGRAMME ACTIVITIES Soft landing: aims at students socialization with each other and with the LUISS Business School organization Tool box: provides students with the rules and the soft skills needed to successfully address the MIM Path Italian Crash Programme: intensive course of Italian language Tailoring the Programme: assessment, coaching, mentoring, and orientation for job placement I TERM – CORE COURSES Accounting Financial Management International Business Law International Relations Global Organizational Design International HR Management Multinational Strategy and Performance International Innovation and Entrepreneurship Megatrends and Business Transformation II TERM – ADVANCED COURSES Managing Global SMEs International New Business Development International People Management Comparative and Intercultural Management International Marketing Winning Business in Emerging Markets Winning Business in Established Markets III TERM – INTERNATIONAL FIELD PROJECT Students complete the programme with a field project, that consists of individual assignments to be accomplished under the supervision of a company mentor and an academic tutor, oriented at solving a real company problem identified by LUISS BS Corporate Partners. The project enables graduates to undertake international careers paths in a wide range of organisations such as: industrial multinational firms; consulting firms; small- and medium-sized firms that pursue internationalization strategies; universities or other organizations contributing to international research projects; national and international public administration and policy organizations or institutions for foreign trade. LEARNING LABs Students develop soft skills by attending a variety of Learning Labs carefully integrated into the MIM programme. Lab sessions enable students to cultivate their intellectual flexibility; develop problem solving competencies and approaches to cope with diverse situations; refine cross-cultural awareness. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS - Undergraduate DEGREE in economics, social sciences, science and engineering or related fields - GOOD KNOWLEDGE OF ENGLISH - ADMISSION TEST (mandatory) [-]

Master in Management in the Energy Industry

Campus Full time 1 year October 2016 Italy Rome

The Master in Management in the Energy Industry aims at transforming and leveraging students’ background, building competences towards the functional tasks and a solid knowledge of the ecosystem. [+]

The Master in Management in the Energy Industry aims at transforming and leveraging students’ background, building competences towards the functional tasks and a solid knowledge of the ecosystem. In particular, participants will be able to build specific skills and tools ad hoc enriching their understanding of economic, environmental and social dimension. The Master is targeted on students who have obtained a Bachelor Degree or a Master of Science (or analogous foreign academic qualification) in social sciences or engineering with a strong interest in the Energy Industry and its economic, environmental and societal dimension. The professional profiles include: Energy market analyst Business development manager Environmental manager Energy efficiency consultant Energy investment analyst Energy project manager. PROGRAMME The Master Programme lasts 12 months, the first 9 months will be lectures based the last 3 months will be dedicated to the development of a Field Project . Core Courses Strategy Marketing Accounting Financial Management Business Law Economics of Strategy Organisational & HRM Specialisation Courses Industry Ecosystem Courses OIL & Gas Power Utilities Renewables & Green Energy Network Infrastructure & Smart Grid Energy Management & Storage Risk Management Markets & Energy Trading Energy Management Courses Environmental Planning & Sustainability Financial Modeling and Project Financiang for Energy Business Combination and M&A for Energy Business Law & Regulatory Framework LEARNING LABs Students develop soft skills by attending a variety of Learning Labs carefully integrated into the MaMEI programme. Lab sessions enable students to cultivate their intellectual flexibility; develop problem-solving competencies and approaches to cope with diverse situations; refine cross-cultural awareness. FIELD PROJECT The Field Project represents a unique opportunity for students in order to put their knowledge into practice through the skills they have learnt throughout the course. The Field Project can take several forms: In a company-Project work: students are coached by a company tutor during the development of a project related to specific business fields. Entrepreneurial Project: development of their business ideas while creating a business plan. Research project. Research project’s development on topics agreed with the faculty. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS - Undergraduate degree in economics, engineering or related fields - GOOD KNOWLEDGE OF ENGLISH - ADMISSION TEST (mandatory) [-]

Master in Tourism Management

Campus Full time 12 months October 2016 Italy Rome

In our programme, you will live an enthusiastic learning experience that will enhance your personal attitude toward tourism giving you a decisive boost to your brilliant career in the world of tourism. [+]

At least for the next two decades, the market and the offer in tourism are expected to keep on growing and increasing their economic relevance. In our programme, you will live an enthusiastic learning experience that will enhance your personal attitude toward tourism giving you a decisive boost to your brilliant career in the world of tourism. This relevant growth, together with the availability of new technologies, will determine deep changes in the structure of the industry, more intense competition and at the same time the widespread of new forms of cooperation among public and private actors, as well as small companies and big international groups. Our master gives you concepts, technical knowledge and operative skills useful to develop those capabilities and make you become a successful manager, professional or entrepreneur in the tourism industry. It will provide you with learning not to simply enhance knowledge but to play relevant roles in the organisations involved in tourism. PROGRAMME Students begin with the Preparatory and General Management courses and then focus on the core courses and different lab activities, in order to guarantee a gradual professional and personal growth for each student. In the final months of the programme, the Field Project will allow students to put their knowledge into practice. The programme lasts 12 months composed by 8 months lectures based followed by a 4-month period of Field Project. Preparatory Courses Strategy Marketing Accounting Financial Management Business Law Economics of Strategy Organisation & HRM Core Courses Economics of Tourism Management of Tourist Destinations Data Management for Tourists Legal Issues in Tourism Technological and Business Innovation in Tourism Hotel Management Revenue and Yield Management Web Communication and Social Media Marketing Electives Place Branding and Communication Luxury Tourism E-Business in Tourism Principles of Tourist behaviour THE TRAINING OFFERED The programme trains professionals in the Tourism Industry, appealing to a technical, and managerial knowledge that will be able to enhance a “great potential” field especially nationwide. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS - BACHELOR OR MASTER’S DEGREE in any discipline - FLUENCY IN ENGLISH - ADMISSION TEST (mandatory) [-]

Master of Fashion Management

Campus Full time 1 year October 2016 Italy Rome

LUISS Business School’s Master of Fashion Management transforms the classrooms in meeting points between great professionals of this industry and students. Influent guest speakers will guarantee a didactic product composed of high-quality professional experiences, technical notions and compelling case studies to be inspired from. [+]

LUISS Business School’s Master of Fashion Management transforms the classrooms in meeting points between great professionals of this industry and students. Influent guest speakers will guarantee a didactic product composed of high-quality professional experiences, technical notions, and compelling case studies to be inspired from. Students will be given a 360° vision of the business scene of the fashion system and all the job opportunities will be described, so as to inspire, incentive and direct candidates to the professional area more suited to their inclinations and capacities. All these elements make this Master a perfect choice for a future in the fashion industry. PROGRAMME The study plan is composed of 13 core courses, divided into creative and managerial courses. Together with the core courses, students attend laboratories and electives, which can be chosen among the ones offered by the LUISS Creative Business Center. Core Courses : Students will understand the operating mechanisms in fashion firms and in the fashion industry as a whole, comprehend corporate and business strategies, study how to manage the product portfolio, learn how to analyse retail channels, discover the modern key roles operating in the fashion industry and will become proficient with communication and image tools and techniques. Branding Business models Business planning Business support functions & Support systems Communication & Marketing Distribution Finance Fashion history Fashion law Fashion strategy Operations & Supply chain management Product strategy & Merchandising Talent management & Organisation PROJECT WORK Students will test their preparation by carrying out a group project. Under the guidance of a tutor, they will tackle a real fashion case, chosen by our partners, and present their conclusions to a committee of experts. CAREER SERVICE The Career Service promotes meetings between students and firms Individual counselling Assessment and selection process workshop Placement CV editing and eCareer book ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS - Undergraduate Degree from any discipline - Admission test (mandatory) - Proficiency in the English language [-]

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Address Viale Pola 12
00198 Rome, Italy
Website http://www.mba.luiss.edu
Phone +39 06 85 225 689