Masters in Business Studies in Italy

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A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

Students who would like to work in the world of commerce should highly consider taking business studies. This academic program will help students develop skills in employee management, money management, marketing, leadership, and business ethics.

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Master In Retail And Sales Management

ISTUD Business School
Campus Full time 10 months October 2017 Italy Stresa VB

The Master in Retail and Sales Management ISTUD arises from the need to create a strong bond between young and expanding companies in Italy and in the world of commercial distribution, specialized chains, e-commerce and industrial brands that have to manage The distributive dynamics. [+]

Best Masters in Business Studies in Italy 2017. The Master in Retail and Sales Management ISTUD arises from the need to create a strong bond between young and expanding companies in Italy and in the world of commercial distribution, specialized chains, e-commerce and industrial brands that have to manage The distributive dynamics. The strength of the Master is to provide you with intense and practical training and to allow you to develop greater versatility, indispensable in the world of work. The classroom includes visits to sales outlets, an experience abroad, testimonies and business plans and lessons held by industry professionals. The master in 3 steps The classroom Lectures with ISTUD teachers, experts, managers Testimonials of company executives and company visits Group work and exercises Orientation and Career Coaching Study tour abroad Teamworking Labs, Digital Storytelling and Excel I project work Store Check: Sales Visits with the goal of understanding distribution formats, analyzing different stores and brands Interviews with Industry Manager Works commissioned directly by the companies to intervene in the design or implementation of projects related to the subjects of the Master Stage in company Six months of professional experience in Italy or abroad with reimbursement of expenses in: Distribution Companies Food and non-food production companies Service companies for Retail Topics covered during the Master COMPANY SYSTEM Business models Strategy Economics, budget reading and economic valuations on investments Business Plan Marketing basics Business Model Organization Operating processes Project management SOFT SKILLS Communication Dealing Public speaking Creativity Selection interview management: enhancing... [-]

CEMS Master’s in International Management (CEMS MIM)

CEMS - The Global Alliance in Management Education
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Italy Milan

The CEMS MIM is a postgraduate, pre-experience degree open to a select group of students enrolled on a Master’s programme in one of 28 leading institutions [+]

CEMS MIM Master’s in International Management 

CEMS is a strategic alliance of business schools, multinational companies and NGOs that together offer the CEMS Master's in International Management (MIM). The CEMS administrative officeis located on the HEC campus close to Paris, with the programme and corporate relations being managed by a dedicated team within each member school. You will find all CEMS member universities by using the keywords "CEMS" in the Master in Management Compasssearch engine or by clicking on the CEMS partners list below.

The CEMS MIM is a pre-experience postgraduate degree open to multilingual students enrolled in a Master's in Management program at one of the CEMS member schools. Students study at their home university for one semester and then spend a second semester at a different CEMS member school. Some students may even opt to take both semesters abroad, in two different schools (the “tri-national track”). Other key components of the course include: core courses in Strategy and Cross-Cultural Management, elective courses, skill seminars, business project and an obligatory international internship.... [-]


Master in Management

University of Brescia
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Brescia

The Master Degree allows acquisition of advanced general and specific skills in economic and business disciplines, facilitated by an interdisciplinary education in the economic and political, legal and quantitative sphere. [+]

Best Masters in Business Studies in Italy 2017. Entry requirements: Having adequate knowledge at the level of a Bachelor degree, consistent with the disciplines covered by the Master Degree course. Duration of the course: 2 years (120 credits) Educational goals: The Master Degree allows acquisition of advanced general and specific skills in economic and business disciplines, facilitated by an interdisciplinary education in the economic and political, legal and quantitative sphere. The Master Course has the purpose of educating graduates able to understand economic, social, legal and technological factors affecting business management; developing ample knowledge about issues concerning company management, in a general management outlook; acquiring specialized knowledge in the field of business finance, marketing, logistics and production. The course is divided into two curricula: Finance and marketing and International business and Innovation (in English) Employment opportunities: A graduate may carry out activity in the context of the financial office of industrial businesses and services, including counselling; in the context of the company office assigned to manage relations with the national and international market in various classes of companies; in the company office entrusted with planning and control of production in industrial businesses. [-]

Master in Business and Administration (B&A)

University of Bologna School of Economics, Management and Statistics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Italy Forli

The BUSINESS AND ADMINISTRATION CURRICULUM (B&A) is a 2-year second cycle Degree programme entirely taught in English and distinctively focused on interdisciplinarity and international context. [+]

International Master’s degree programme in Economics and Management - curriculum: Business and Administration (CLAMEM - B&A) The BUSINESS AND ADMINISTRATION CURRICULUM (B&A) is a 2-year second cycle Degree programme entirely taught in English and distinctively focused on interdisciplinarity and international context. The programme builds on the connections between different fields of knowledge to train prospective decision-makers in facing real world problems, which do not come tagged as problems of (e.g.) economics, policy or statistics, and increasingly involve heterogeneous national contexts and diverse organizational settings. LEARNING OUTCOMES As future managers, consultants and entrepreneurs, students will acquire advanced knowledge of business administration, strategic management, organization behaviour, entrepreneurial skills connected to innovation and business start-up, quantitative skills and the ability to apply them in a problem-solving context, communication and co-operation skills. PROGRAMME CONTENTS The degree programme has a study load of 120 ECTS. First year modules cover the areas of decision-making and strategy, quantitative methods, law, international economics, accounting, food supply chain management and business plan. Second year B&A modules cover the areas of finance, international management and marketing. The programme is completed with a job placement seminar and the final dissertation. Students may personalize the programme with elective courses (including the option for an internship). They may also exploit the opportunity of the double degree agreements with Neoma Business School – Reims and ICN Business School – Nancy. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Graduates will be able to join PhD programmes, and to fill successfully the following positions: manager in R&D and marketing-sales, manager or... [-]

Master in Management Innovation and Entrepreneurship

University of Milan - Department of Economics, Management and Quantitative Methods
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Italy Milan

Innovation and entrepreneurship are the two fundamental levers on which sustainable development of firms and Countries is built upon. [+]

Best Masters in Business Studies in Italy 2017. Innovation and entrepreneurship are the two fundamental levers on which sustainable development of firms and Countries is built upon. With the Master degree in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship, the University of Milan aims at training future managers and entrepreneurs with skills to start-up new businesses and govern the complex processes of social and organizational change implicit in the development of innovation. Our graduates work in both exiting firms and brand-new start-ups. In existing firms, they are involved in the management of innovative projects and provide their expertise in the fields of project management, knowledge management and social and digital media marketing. In brand-new start-ups, they can actively contribute to the work of the entrepreneurial team by providing specific competencies in the fields of business modelling, fundraising and management of financial resources. The second year of the Master program is organized in two curricula. The first, named innovation, is oriented toward those students more interested in pursuing a carrier as innovation manager in exiting firms, public and private institutions. The second, named entrepreneurship, focus on those students interested on getting involved in the starting up of new firms or working for incubators and venture capitalists as consultants for the evaluation and starting up of new firms. [-]

MA in Strategic Science and Diplomatic Sciences

Link Campus University
Campus Full time 2 years November 2017 Italy Rome

The globalized world has opened up new horizons and new challenges for the management of the public institutions and international relations. To face the challenges posed by globalization, new professional and more [+]

The globalized world has opened up new horizons and new challenges for the management of the public institutions and international relations. To face the challenges posed by globalization, new professional and more structured skills are required in order to understand and intervene on the complex reality of the processes with a supplementary approach. 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 the students to develop an international approach to the understanding of political, institutional and administrative issues. The Degree Course is structured as follows: - a part of the subjects is common to all the professional careers, with some disciplinary characterizations; - a part of subjects specific for a given professional career, in which sectorial interest subjects are studied in depth; - optional subjects and internships, through which students may diversify and contextualize their knowledge. FIRST YEAR Integrated course in International law Integrated course of Geopolitics and Geo-economics: the new global players Peace and War in the Modern World: An Introduction to the dossiers International Relations: the financial markets, the international trade and WTO Ethical-religious principles of international relations SECOND YEAR International Relations: Climate Changes International relations: non-proliferation of weapons Integrated course of Diplomacy: Public speaking, Theory and practice of diplomacy: sociology and negotiating techniques International Security Studies Advanced international relations: the new terrorism Integrated course of Methodologies and Analysis Additional language knowledge Internship with Project work [-]

Master in Chemical Innovation and Regulation

University of Bologna School of Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Italy Bologna

The Erasmus Mundus Master Course in Chemical Innovation and Regulation (EMMC ChIR) is a Joint Master course developed by the Consortium of Universities. These are the University of Algarve, the University of Barcelona, the University of Bologna and Heriot Watt University. [+]

Best Masters in Business Studies in Italy 2017. The Erasmus Mundus Master Course in Chemical Innovation and Regulation (EMMC ChIR) is a Joint Master course developed by the Consortium of Universities. These are the University of Algarve, the University of Barcelona, the University of Bologna and Heriot Watt University. The Universities in the Consortium have agreed on the following Quality Policy regarding the EMMC ChIR: The mission of the EMMC ChIR is to provide its students with the all tools and knowledge from the scientific, the regulatory and the economic point of view necessary to manage the risks of chemicals responsibly and to meet responsibilities over chemical legislation worldwide. ChIR stakeholders are any institution or individual concerned with the risks of chemical substances over humans and the environment, namely the European Chemicals Agency, the national chemicals regulation bodies, chemical industry companies, and the public in general. ChIR will continuously update its curriculum and structure looking towards the fulfillment of its stakeholders’ expectations by preparing professionals highly competent to deal with the challenges of chemical innovation and safe regulation of chemical substances. The vision of the EMMC ChIR is to become the reference in Higher Education for the regulation of chemical substances. The EMMC ChIR aspires to be a model of successful European cooperation, promoting scientific research to support regulations on new chemical substances. The EMMC ChIR will contribute to the competitiveness of European and non-European companies by compliance with international regulations on the use of chemical substances and through the... [-]

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

University of Padova Department of Economics and Management
Campus Part time 300 hours October 2017 Italy Padua

The Master MIBS is devoted to train 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 an Italian first level professional Master of the University of Padua. This year MIBS offers two paths: Supporting SME Internationalisation and Web Marketing The course consists in 300 hours of frontal lesson and at least 3 months stage in firm. The course will finish December 31, 2017 with the project work written by the students. AIMS The Master MIBS is devoted to train 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. At the end of the MIBS program, students will have acquired a thorough understanding of issues related to the management of MNE companies or companies placed in global markets, deepening the analysis of the models of innovation. This also in contexts related to the localization of companies in emerging markets. The MIBS program will allow students to apply their knowledge in a broader and interdisciplinary approach and to increase the understanding of the recent global trends. The knowledge gained during the course, will allow the... [-]

Specialised Master in Management of Cultural and Artistic Activities

ESCP Europe Business School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Italy Turin

This programme trains a new generation of managers specialized in artistic and cultural projects in the European and International markets. [+]

Best Masters in Business Studies in Italy 2017. Studies at Venice, Ca’ Foscari University and Paris campus. Scientific Director: Prof. Marie-Pierre Fenoll-Trousseau and Prof. Francesco Casarin Objectives of the programme This programme trains a new generation of managers specialized in artistic and cultural projects in the European and International markets. Career opportunities Graduates work in positions such as: Cultural Project Manager, Asset Manager, Cultural Project Manager, Museum Sponsorship Manager, Cultural Heritage Manager, etc. Curriculum This programme brings together the expertise of both ESCP Europe and Ca’ Foscari University to give students a solid knowledge of management in the world of culture and the arts. A combination of theory classes and of live practical cases: Strategic Management for Cultural and Artistic Activities Law and the Arts Cultural Marketing The Economics of Art and Culture Cultural Products and Markets Accounting and Management Control for the Arts and Culture Industries Finance and Taxation in Arts and Culture Industries Project Management for Cultural and Artistic Activities Development and Promotion of Cultural Heritage Some conferences can be in Italian. This programme is only accessible to students who have the equivalent of 300 ECTS credits (Master 2). International seminar 1 term at the Ca’ Foscari University in Venice, Italy • 1 term in Paris Class Profile Humanities and Social sciences: 10% Art history: 17% Literature and Philosophy: 13% Fine Arts and Architecture: 17% Law: 17% Media and Culture: 3% Political sciences: 20% Life science: 3% 48% international students 75% women, 25% men Language requirement French and... [-]

Master in Agribusiness Management

Rome Business School
Campus Full time 12 months October 2017 Italy Rome

The Rome Business School’s Master in Agribusiness Management is the ideal academic course for professionals seeking a world-class degree programme 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). [+]

Master in Agribusiness Management

The Rome Business School’s Master in Agribusiness Management is the ideal academic course for professionals seeking a world-class degree programme 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 programme offers a unique learning experience and a global professional exposure, enabling participants to study in one of the best cities of the world or online. The programme’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 Business Design

Domus Academy
Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 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. [+]

Best Masters in Business Studies in Italy 2017. Innovate. Oversee. Strategize. 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. Enlightening and interdisciplinary, the program focuses on how to apply design methodology, sensitivity, and culture to any business. You’ll study design-driven company management as you learn to draft plans for business development, branding, marketing, and communication—for product lines, startups, and established businesses. Audience The program is designed for candidates who have a first-level degree in economics, humanities, design, or related subjects, and who are interested in acquiring organizational and management skills via a multidisciplinary approach. Outcome During this degree program, students will: Apply design-based methodologies within non-design fields. Present a creative project in an entrepreneurial way by demonstrating its validity and reliability, through tests, supporting evidence, and application scenarios. Demonstrate autonomy and originality in solving problems. Program The Master in Business Design program is workshop-based, supported by seminars, lectures, tutorials, and fieldwork. Industry professionals, the course leader, and project leaders guide students via individual coaching and project mentorship. The program consists of four main modules, each of which includes a two-week course and six-week workshop. The modules are followed by a two-month internship period and a final portfolio presentation. The modular structure is customizable, allowing flexibility and variety to better serve each student’s needs and goals. Structure Courses Coursework focuses on: Exploring the nature, languages, and values of the... [-]

Master in Business Innovation (English)

University of Deusto: Deusto Business School
Campus Part time 9 months September 2017 Italy Florence

The MBI is an Executive Master, taught in collaboration with Cambridge Judge Business School and Orkestra (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 Orkestra (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. 
Programme Module 1- Strategic Analysis for Innovation - Bilbao, 9th-14th May 2016 Understand the key concepts and techniques to shape companies’ innovation strategy. Module 2- Innovation Management- Florence, 27th June- 1st July 2016 Identify the key stages, methods and critical elements of innovation processes and routines. Module 3- Leadership for Innovation- San Sebastian, 26th September-1 st October 2016 Learn from history how to lead yourself and your organization going forward. Module 4- Building the Innovative Organisation- Madrid, 21st -26th November 2016 The alignment of the key functional areas to facilitate innovation. Module 5- Leveraging Innovation: Intra/entrepreneurship- Cambridge, 23rd-27th January 2017 The role of innovation in the entrepreneurial process and in firm creation. Module 6- Global Innovation Hot Spots- Bilbao, 20th-25th March 2017 Learn about distinctive innovation models from around the globe – where do you see your organization next? Admission Requirements Professional Experience: Candidates will have at least five years of professional... [-]

Master in Accounting and Finance: Business Administration

Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Venice

This Second Cycle Degree Programme produces experts in accounting data, planning management control systems, setting out finance strategies and auditing business risk. [+]

Best Masters in Business Studies in Italy 2017. This graduate programme produces experts in accounting data, planning management control systems, setting out finance strategies and auditing business risk. It offers any necessary effective grounding in order to operate within companies and local authorities in positions related to corporate accounting, finance and management control. The Business Administration curriculum is fully taught in English. This degree programme offers the possibility to get a double/joint degree with other European Universities. - Double Degree with Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris-Europe (France). At the end of their study programme students can be awarded with a double degree : Laurea Magistrale in Amministrazione, finanza e controllo of Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia and Master in Management of ESCP-Europe. Link to the Degree Programme page Link to the apply procedure page Access to the programme Restricted. Places available are 270 (180 for the Administrative Consultancy curriculum and 90 for the Business Administration curriculum). Admission to the programme is subjected to the evaluation of the minimum curricular requirements and personal preparation. Moreover, certified knowledge of the English language at least at B2 level is required. Admission requirements To be admitted to this Second Cycle Degree Programme students must possess a proper individual educational background and the minimum curricular requirements. Occupational profiles This Second Cycle Degree Programme offers any necessary effective grounding to operate within companies and local authorities, holding positions related to corporate accounting and finance including management control. Furthermore, graduates may be employed at consulting companies and... [-]

Masters In Design - Innovation And Product For Superior Craftsmanship

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Florence
Campus Full time 12 months March 2018 Italy Florence

The Master in Design - Innovation and Product for the High Arts aims to develop in future Designer understanding of the craft product as a fusion of experiences coming from the tradition (skills) and innovation processes for excellence "designed and built in Italy". It focuses on knowledge and comprehension skills (knowledge and understanding) of the product, its tangible and intangible values ​​and the applied production value of excellence (applying knowledge and understanding). The background knowledge serves as indispensable platform for developing Designer specializing in High Craft skills related to strategic design, to re-design or de novo design of products that express new creative energies within the manufacturing districts of excellence. [+]

THIS PROGRAM 'TAUGHT IN ITALIAN Who should attend: The Master in Design - Innovation and Product for the High Crafts It is open to candidates who have a title of The Level, lasting three years, in the fields of Architecture, Engineering, Fashion and Design. At admission are valued in particular the attitude to laboratory design, knowledge / curiosity than materials and raw materials. It requires knowledge of the delivery of the course language equivalent to Level B2 (CEFR). The Master in Design - Innovation and Product for the High Crafts offers a training course in the classroom in which they develop frontal lectures and project activities, followed and supported by teachers. Within courses they are hosted actors of high-end manufacturing to provide an immersive reading of the production processes of contemporary design product, then connected with the trends of communication and international market. The research and design in the classroom are developed on external client briefs. In the development of the project activities is offered students the opportunity to interact directly with partner companies, business or directly visiting showrooms companies in the production chain but also museums and historic workshops. The teaching is organized in quarters dedicated to specific topic areas of the craft sector, through in-depth critical study of the system (History and Culture area), knowledge of processes and design methods (Design Methods) and knowledge of the product and communication processes the chain (Communication Labs). The Master in Design - Innovation and Product for the High Crafts students develop... [-]

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

Swiss School of Management, Rome Italy
Campus Part time 1 - 2 years October 2017 Italy Rome

This unique Master Program is a one of its kind. It differs from other Luxury Management programs, having a strong component of parctical issues, embracing not only the management side, but also the innovative way to develop 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 Leadershp training. The program will be run in English. The faculty consists of international professionals based in the city of Rome or close to it.... [-]