Master's Degree in Business Studies in Italy

Compare Masters Programs in Business Studies in Italy 2018

Business Studies

A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

Business studies is an academic area of study that provides the knowledge and skills needed for a career in the business realm. Studies may consist of finance, accounting, economics, organizational studies, business ethics, and marketing.

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.

Top Master Programs in Business Studies in Italy 2018

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Master in International Business (for small and medium enterprises) - MIBS

University of Padova Department of Economics and Management
Campus Part time 300 hours October 2018 Italy Padua

The Master MIBS is devoted to training new professional figures applying the concepts, contents, languages, and methods of management. The Master provides a deep knowledge in different fields of management: human resources, innovation management, organization, international marketing, international strategy, international management, supply chain management, intercultural management, technology transfer and patent management, and business planning. [+]

In partnership with Padova Promex, Confindustria Padova, and the Italian Industry & Commerce Office in UAE Dubai

MIBS is a first level 1-year professional post-graduate course of the University of Padua. MIBS offers two paths: Supporting SME Internationalisation and Web Marketing The course consists of 300 hours of frontal lesson and at least 3 months stage in a firm. The application procedure will open in June/July 2018 The lessons starts in November 2018 AIMS

The Master MIBS is devoted to training new professional figures applying the concepts, contents, languages, and methods of management. The Master provides a deep knowledge in different fields of management: human resources, innovation management, organization, international marketing, international strategy, international management, supply chain management, intercultural management, technology transfer and patent management, and business planning. The goal is to develop specific skills in the context of firms' internationalization. The Master uses a mix of methodologies and training techniques: lectures, seminars, case discussions, company visits, group work, discussion and drafting of reports, etc.... [-]


Master In Retail Marketing

ISTUD Business School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Italy Stresa

The Master is born from the need to create a thorough and solid knowledge of distribution channels and their operational levers related to marketing and sales policies. The goal is to establish a strong link between young people and companies belonging to different product segments, from fashion to large retail chains, to support the strong expansion in Italy and in the world of specialized chains, e-commerce and brands that must manage new distribution dynamics. [+]

Master in Retail Marketing

The Master is born from the need to create a thorough and solid knowledge of distribution channels and their operational levers related to marketing and sales policies. The goal is to establish a strong link between young people and companies belonging to different product segments, from fashion to large retail chains, to support the strong expansion in Italy and in the world of specialized chains, e-commerce and brands that must manage new distribution dynamics.

The strength of the Master is to offer you an intense and practical training to immediately enter the company dealing with buying and selling, e-commerce, visual merchandising, export management, category management, instore marketing, trade marketing, business analysis.... [-]


Master Degree Program in Global Entrepreneurship Economics and Management

University of Insubria
Campus Full time Part time 2 years October 2018 Italy Varese + 1 more

The master program in Global Entrepreneurship, Economics, and Management (GEEM) aims at providing future managers, entrepreneurs and applied economics analysts with strong skills in management, innovation, internationalization, and economics. [+]

The master program in Global Entrepreneurship, Economics, and Management (GEEM) aims at providing future managers, entrepreneurs and applied economics analysts with strong skills in management, innovation, internationalization, and economics.

Globalization and innovation are the dominant traits of the current market scenario. The program provides a unique set of managerial and economics competencies and skills that can be applied in SMEs, large and multinational companies of different industries, startups and international and national economics organizations.

During the two-year program, students will have frequent in-depth interactions with companies and other organizations, through workshops, laboratories, and stages.... [-]


MA in Business Management

Link Campus University
Campus Full time 2 years November 2018 Italy Rome

The training programs allow students to develop an international approach to the understanding of business issues and the use of methodologies. [+]

Strategic holistic overview of business issues, orientation to problem-solving, ability to integrate specific sectorial competencies are the elements that characterize the professionalism required for innovative management of enterprises and professional activities in the field of services, in detail, advisory and financial services.

A free Italian language course will be offered to all students who pre-apply by the first week of June.

Course of study

The training programs allow students to develop an international approach to the understanding of business issues and the use of methodologies.

The Degree course, consistently with the above-mentioned approach, is divided into an initial phase (first two years) which is common to both types of occupation (managers and consultants), in which business issues are analyzed (economic, technological, managerial, financial, tax and legal sector) and a later phase, diversified in terms of career opportunities, covering specific matters.... [-]


Master in Business Strategy and International Management

ISTAO Istituto Adriano Olivetti
Campus Full time 12 months October 2018 Italy Ancona

The Master in “Business strategy and International Management” offers a technical and managerial preparation suited to handle the on-going changes that are taking place focusing on the drivers of innovation, internationalization and ethical and sustainable leadership. [+]

Master in Business Strategy and International Management Full-time course 5 months of classes 3 month of Experience labs 4 months Internship Objectives and Targets

The Master in “Business strategy and International Management” offers a technical and managerial preparation suited to handle the on-going changes that are taking place focusing on the drivers of innovation, internationalization and ethical and sustainable leadership.

The course provides the necessary preparation to deal with complex and critical situations in a global vision to create professionals able to cover roles of responsibility in companies and in the economic system and manage international networks for the development of the business.... [-]


Master in Agribusiness Management

Rome Business School
Campus Full time 12 months Open Enrollment Italy Rome

The Rome Business School’s Master in Agribusiness Management is the ideal academic course for professionals seeking a world-class degree program in these disciplines, leading to a successful global career in the agro network field (production, seed and crop, harvest and stock in agriculture, market of commodities, food supply chain, food and wine business). [+]

Starting date: each year, in March and October.

The Rome Business School’s Master in Agribusiness Management is the ideal academic course for professionals seeking a world-class degree program in these disciplines, leading to a successful global career in the agro network field (production, seed and crop, harvest and stock in agriculture, market of commodities, food supply chain, food and wine business). With the Rome Business School’s international perspective, the program offers a unique learning experience and a global professional exposure, enabling participants to study in one of the best cities in the world or online. The program’s quality teaching and networking services all contribute to make it the perfect fit for anyone who is looking to rise to the top in the world of farming, food production, or in the start-up agribusiness system.... [-]


Master in Design - Innovation, Strategy and Product

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Milan
Campus Full time 1 year January 2019 Italy Milan

15th edition - 1st Level Master course in Design trains a new generation of designers and strategists who are ready to approach problem solving by facing consumers and clients needs in a design process. The course offers the opportunity to examine different production systems. Participants are continually stimulated and encouraged to develop their own design methodologies, in order to produce unique design concepts responding to market demands. Throughout the use of contemporary languages and expressions, future scenarios are reached and transformed into innovative design solutions. The Master course is based on an interdisciplinary team approach, as in the best design agencies and think-tanks. The curricular internship constitutes the achievement of the course as it offers the possibility to alternate a professional experience to the academic study programme. In order to facilitate the choice of professional opportunities, the curricular internship can be carried out in studios/companies - corresponding to the courses objectives - or “on campus” through a professional simulation project. Degree title - The course is recognised by MIUR (Ministry for Education, University and Research) as an Academic Master Level I credit rated at 60 credits allowing students to progress further in their studies in Italy or abroad. [+]

1st Level Master course in Design trains a new generation of designers and strategists who are ready to approach problem solving by facing consumers and clients needs in a design process. The course offers the opportunity to examine different production systems. Participants are continually stimulated and encouraged to develop their own design methodologies, in order to produce unique design concepts responding to market demands. Throughout the use of contemporary languages and expressions, future scenarios are reached and transformed into innovative design solutions. The Master course is based on an interdisciplinary team approach, as in the best design agencies and think-tanks. The curricular internship constitutes the achievement of the course as it offers the possibility to alternate a professional experience to the academic study programme. In order to facilitate the choice of professional opportunities, the curricular internship can be carried out in studios/companies - corresponding to the courses objectives - or “on campus” through a professional simulation project.... [-]


Master of Luxury Management, Innovation and Branding in Rome, Italy

Swiss School of Management, Rome Italy
Campus Part time 1 - 2 years October 2018 Italy Rome

This unique Master Program is a one of its kind. It differs from other Luxury Management programs, having a strong component of practical issues, embracing not only the management side but also the innovative way to develop a new concept of branding and value creation. Company visits are also contemplated in the program. [+]

Master of Luxury Management, Innovation, and Branding

Despite the global economic crisis, sales of luxury goods are surging worldwide. More than a symbol, luxury goods indicate success, advantage, privilege, taste, and dreams. The luxury market relies on managers to understand, steward, and grow this unique sector.

Our Master in Luxury Management, Innovation and Branding was designed especially for students aspiring to careers in the luxury management sector of today’s dynamic, global marketplace.

Understanding the dynamics and the peculiarities of the luxury management paying a special attention to the future is the focus of this Master.

The Program awards 60 ECTS within a full academic year. It features company visits of the major brands and Luxury Goods producers in Italy, Guest Lecturers, Scientific Research and field-trips and Leadership training. The program will be run in English. The faculty consists of international professionals based in the city of Rome or close to it.... [-]


Master in Business Innovation (English)

University of Deusto: Deusto Business School
Campus Part time 9 months September 2018 Italy Florence

The MBI is an Executive Master, taught in collaboration with Cambridge Judge Business School and Orchestra (Basque Institute of Competitiveness). The programme is unique in its field, integrating theory and practice and reinforcing the idea of innovation through action. It allows participants to discover new business opportunities, enhance the development and implementation of strategic ideas, create a culture that encourages innovation, facilitate the integration of R+D+I, develop an innovation project for their company and convert themselves into leaders who can drive innovation in their companies. The course consists of 6 intensive week-long modules in various locations. [+]

Program Description

The MBI is an Executive Master, taught in collaboration with Cambridge Judge Business School and Orchestra (Basque Institute of Competitiveness). The programme is unique in its field, integrating theory and practice and reinforcing the idea of innovation through action.

It allows participants to discover new business opportunities, enhance the development and implementation of strategic ideas, create a culture that encourages innovation, facilitate the integration of R+D+I, develop an innovation project for their company and convert themselves into leaders who can drive innovation in their companies. The course consists of 6 intensive week-long modules in various locations.... [-]


Master in International Business in China (MIBC)

Università LUM Jean Monnet School of Management
Campus Full time October 2018 Italy Bari

In the heart of Milano, within the wonderful context of Via Meravigli 7, in the lecture halls of NIBI (Nuovo Istituto di Business Internazionale della Camera di Commercio di Milano) the first module will base the pillars of international business management. [+]

In the heart of Milano, within the wonderful context of Via Meravigli 7, in the lecture halls of NIBI (Nuovo Istituto di Business Internazionale della Camera di Commercio di Milano) the first module will base the pillars of international business management:

International Strategies Global Economics and International Finance Human Resources Management Entrepreneurship and Startup Management

These courses are thought for interdisciplinary participants and will introduce to the fundamental tools for international strategic management.

Diversity in the group is an added value feature of the Program. Participants come from different cultural backgrounds and disciplines. They are carefully selected in order to form a group with similar concerns while maintaining a balanced mix of vision and cultures.... [-]


Master in Business Design

Domus Academy
Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 Italy Milan

The Master in Business Design program creates new connections between the worlds of business and design. You’ll work on projects relating to the business of design—and the design of business. [+]

Master in Business Design - Design as strategy

‘Learning by Designing’ is how Domus Academy will boost your career. Not only it is a place where the designers of tomorrow can produce wonders and surprises, it is also a place where students can discover new realities and invent professional trajectories aligned with tomorrow’s market demands.

WHY Domus Academy Experience Milano, World Capital of Fashion and Design. Design your Master in a highly ranked Academy offering a globally recognized degree. Improve your knowledge and know-how thanks to real projects. Build your own Multicultural and Global Network. Boost your career with our unique Professional Experience.

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Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Free University of Bozen - Bolzano
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Bolzano

The goal of this two-year programme is to provide students with a solid theoretical understanding of entrepreneurial and economic subjects, focusing on two aspects: how to build up new companies and how to develop innovation within a company. [+]

Get top-notch business knowledge on start-ups and innovation from us. Turn your ideas into your start-up!

The goal of this two-year programme is to provide students with a solid theoretical understanding of entrepreneurial and economic subjects, focusing on two aspects: how to build up new companies and how to develop innovation within a company. Areas that characterize the study of entrepreneurship include setting up a business plan, analyzing the human, economic and financial resources necessary to set up a business and understanding how to recognize market opportunities. Innovation is understood broadly as the creation and application of new skills applied to product development, managerial processes, and competitive strategies.... [-]


Master in Business Administration

University of Turin
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Turin

The Master in Business Administration (LM 77, named in Italian “Laurea Magistrale in Business Administration”) is the new 2-year postgraduate course offered by the Department of Management. Thanks to the previous significant experience in delivering the undergraduate degree in Busines&Management and the postgraduate curriculum in International Accounting, the Department of Management is now designing a real Master course in English and thus completing the offering of a full five-year path totally in English. [+]

The Master in Business Administration (LM 77, named in Italian “Laurea Magistrale in Business Administration”) is the new 2-year postgraduate course offered by the Department of Management. Thanks to the previous significant experience in delivering the undergraduate degree in Busines&Management and the postgraduate curriculum in International Accounting, the Department of Management is now designing a real Master course in English and thus completing the offering of a full five-year path totally in English.

Our program provides students with a high-level education in the business management field. The main subjects taught at the first year deepen and broaden students’ understanding of the business functions in big, complex and multinational companies. Integrating reporting, International law and taxation, Quality and environment management, Business organization, International corporate finance and Capital markets are considered fundamental courses, together with Interpreting the macroeconomic scenario and Managing change and innovation. At the second year, students can choose, among a vast array of elective courses, those that most meet their interests and abilities. The program concludes with a compulsory internship and a final project. The project work should be strictly based on a deep-contact experience within an organization, providing again a new opportunity to all students to enhance their academic knowledge with field experience.... [-]


Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

University of Padova
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Padua

An educational program to train future entrepreneurs and managers with an open-minded approach, working in a global setting and leveraging on training experiences focused on the cross-fertilization of ideas and practices. [+]

An educational program to train future entrepreneurs and managers with an open-minded approach, working in a global setting and leveraging on training experiences focused on the cross-fertilization of ideas and practices.

Students will explore the innovation frontiers going beyond technological innovation to include also market-driven innovation and social innovation, combining the languages and frameworks of economics and management through integrated courses. Students will not only benefit from theoretical analyses and cutting-edge research developed at DSEA, but they will also go through learning-by-doing processes within the managerial labs proposed in EI.

A global perspective on the business, technological, and institutional scenarios, coupled with solid roots in the experience on how doing business and promote economic development in multiple countries (experiencing Made in Italy model). The double perspective of economics and management will be constantly applied through the Degree, supported by law.... [-]


Master's Degree in Languages, Economics and Institutions of Asia and North Africa

Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Campus Full time October 2018 Italy Venice

This Second Cycle Degree Programme provides excellent proficiency in one of the Asian or North African languages, with a special focus on the economic and legal jargon, as well as an in-depth knowledge of the economic, legal, historical and political aspects of the geographical area of reference. [+]

This degree programme allows students to achieve proficiency in one of the Asian or North African languages, with a special focus on the economic and legal jargon, and gain an in-depth knowledge of the economic, legal, historical and political aspects of the geographical area of reference. Students will also acquire a sound knowledge of socio-linguistic and communication processes, as well as familiarity with IT and electronic means of communication, both in general and with reference to their language of specialisation.

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Master's Degree Programme

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