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MD Management, Finance, and International Business

Master's degree program: Management, Finanza e International Business/Management, Finance and International Business

Class: LM-77 - Economics and Business Studies

Students attending the Master of Science in Management, Finance, and International Business can choose between two curricula both taught in Italian and in English:

  • Management, Leadership, and Marketing (MLM)
  • International Business and Finance (IBF)

Curriculum in Management, Leadership, and Marketing (MLM): General Information

For any further information about the curriculum in Management, Leadership, and Marketing (MLM) you may contact prof. Daniela Andreini.


The Management, Leadership, and Marketing (MLM) program addresses management issues faced by organizations (large companies and small and medium enterprises), in order to compete in challenging markets and overcome recession period. Management studies, organization studies, and marketing studies are the theoretical pillars of the program. These strong foundations give the program both conceptual rigor and practical validity and also allow students to lay the foundations of their own career. Specifically, the objective of the course is to develop three different streams of competences:

  • multidisciplinary theoretical knowledge in management, economics, statistics, and law
  • competences and operative skills in management by analyzing problems that managers and entrepreneurs must deal with
  • behavioral skills learned through training or hands-on learning.


First year

  • Probability and Statistics for Business and Finance (advanced)
  • Energy & Environmental Economics
  • Markets and Companies Law (advanced)
  • International Business and Trade
  • Business Ethics and Social Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship Bootcamp, and Marketing Strategies
  • Corporate Finance (advanced)

Second year

  • Topics on Globalization
  • Cross-cultural and Diversity Management
  • Seminar in Leadership and HRM
  • Knowledge & Marketing Management
  • One activity to be chosen among
  • Internship
  • Foreign Language (English, French, German, Spanish)
  • Innovation Management
  • Research in Organization Learning
  • International Business Management (advanced)
  • Quantitative Models for Decision Making

Career Opportunities

Students graduating from this Master of Science (curriculum in Management, Leadership, and Marketing) typically pursue careers with an international outlook at:

  • Large companies and Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in a variety of firms (manufacturing, commercial and service firms), departments (Human Resources Management, Marketing, etc.), and in different roles; Particularly in large companies, the graduate can fit so much in the different specialist corporate functions (marketing, finance, production, competitive strategy, management, information processing, information systems, e-business) and in roles that require cross-functional knowledge, international openness, attitude to change: typical staff and support to the Directorate General activities. In small and medium-sized companies, the graduate can play roles of assistance to employers and functional managers
  • Consulting firms, in particular for tasks involved in change management projects in the field of management, business analyst, HRM and marketing
  • Family and new businesses, the degree offers students a set of skills and attitudes that facilitate participation in an entrepreneurial team involved in developing new business.

Curriculum in International Business and Finance (IBF): General Information

For any further information about the curriculum in International Business and Finance (IBF), you may contact prof. Giovanna Zanotti or prof. Gianpaolo Baronchelli.


This curriculum analyses the interrelationships between the areas of finance and multinational firms. In a context of growing international competitiveness, the ability to recognize new market opportunities, to quickly adjust a corporate strategy to adapt to change in business practices and to find the best opportunities to finance international diversification and growth is a recognized skill.

The aim of this course is to develop these sets of abilities with a particular focus on a thorough understanding of the economic, financial and legal context of international business.

Students will develop a deep knowledge of:

  • Managerial issues companies have to face when expanding internationally
  • Multinational companies organizations
  • International financial markets in which business are run.


First year

  • Probability and Statistics for Business and Finance (advanced)
  • International Monetary Economics
  • Markets and Companies Law (advanced)
  • Financial Markets and Institutions (advanced)
  • International Business and Trade
  • International Accounting
  • Corporate Finance (advanced)

Second year

  • Topics on Globalization
  • International Business Management (advanced)
  • Risk Management and Derivatives
  • Credit and Operational Risks Measurement


  • Marketing Strategies (advanced)

Career Opportunities

The International Business and Finance (IBF) programme provides multinational companies with graduates who combine management skills, foreign languages and cross-cultural competencies.

The programme will be of interest to graduates seeking careers in Multinationals companies as:

  • Export Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Outsourcing Manager
  • Supply Chain and Operations Manager
  • Product Manager
  • Finance and Controller manager
  • Domestic and international banks and financial organizations as:
  • Credit Analyst
  • Bond Analyst and Stock Market Analyst
  • Corporate Finance Analyst
  • Fund Manager
  • Private Banker
  • Risk Manager

International Students Admission

Admission criteria are the same for the two curricula (see International students admission, and/or Incoming exchange students (Erasmus and/or Extra EU students). In order to be admitted to the master's degrees taught in English, applicants should have a knowledge of English language level B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Applicants who didn't submit the relevant certificate to the pre-application shall be asked to pass an English language test. Applicants should also submit to an individual interview in order to test if they satisfy the admission requirements.

For information on how to apply, pre-enrolment form, admission test, and enrolment, please visit the page Application on the Bergamo University website.

Incoming Exchange Students (Erasmus and/or Extra E.U. Students)

This course follows the general rules of the Official Exchange Programme. For more information, please contact the Director Prof. Mara Bergamaschi or the International office.

Program taught in:
  • Italian

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Last updated November 7, 2019
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