Business administration graduates will learn how to work in organizations that need to change rapidly to unexpected changes and hence require the interaction of different functions.

Course description

The Graduate course helps students to acquire competencies to work in management roles in medium/large size manufacturing firms or trading companies, consultancies, intermediary financial firms and finally in government and public service companies. The course prepares students to develop and implement strategies consistent within the competitive environment where the firms operate. Students acquire knowledge of the business processes and practices that inspire and drive managerial choices.

The teaching style is interactive and enhances the involvement of all the students. During the two year-period student will have plenty of opportunities to work in groups to solve case studies, be involved in real-time simulations, meet top managers, visit leading firms to see their operational processes and work on real business projects during internships in international and Italian firms.

Course structure

The program has two curricula, one in management and the other in accounting and finance. The former is specialized in topics related to advanced marketing, operations and logistics, organizational design and behavior. The latter provides training in advanced management accounting, corporate finance, and banking. Some courses related to strategic development and planning, advanced accounting, international law and management of M&A processes are common to both curricula.

Career opportunities

The course is for students who want to acquire managerial and technical skills to work in firms (especially medium to large firms) or public institutions.

The course prepares students to work in private and public sectors in areas of:

  • Administration, finance and control specialists
  • Human resource management and work organization
  • Marketing, logistics and operations management
  • Consulting firms, banks and insurance companies
  • Government and public service companies, business associations.

Entry requirements

Candidates wishing to enroll in the second-cycle degree course in “Business Administration” are expected to hold a degree or a three-year Italian Diploma Universitario or other qualification earned in Italy or abroad recognized by the current legislation.

Candidates must have minimum credits in specific areas of study:

  • 30 ECTS with knowledge in one or more of the following areas: business administration, economics and business management, corporate finance, corporate organization, financial brokerage economics
  • 10 ECTS in economics, economic policy or public finance
  • 10 ECTS in Mathematics, statistics or econometrics.

Students must demonstrate competence in the following disciplines: Business administration, Microeconomics and macroeconomics, Accounting, Management control, corporate organization, Economics and business management, Marketing, and Commercial Law.

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Last updated February 26, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Oct 2019
2 years
2,600 EUR
Fees for a.y. 2018/19. Fees can be significantly waived based on your “Equivalent Economic Status Index – ISEE”.
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