Bologna Business School

Introduction

BBSBBS (est. in 2000) is the business school of the University of Bologna (est. A.D. 1088). BBS ranks among the most innovative business schools in Europe and is one of the most reputable institutions in Italy. Interdisciplinary outlook, industry integration, and internationalization are the key pillars of the school’s philosophy, which aims to provide students with the appropriate skills in order to face an ever-changing and complex economic landscape with confidence, knowledge, and motivation to succeed. Bologna Business School's Headquarters is located at Villa Guastavillani, a Renaissance building from the 16th century located in the Bolognese hills, less than ten minutes from the city center. Here history, technology, and tradition live together in a beautiful and natural framework. Bologna is a lively city located in the heart of Italy – 30 minutes away from Florence, one hour from Milan, two hours from Rome and Venice – in Emilia-Romagna, one of the richest regions in Europe. BBS BBS offers a 360° academic and ”real world” educational experience, including full-time master degrees (in English and Italian), and part-time masters and short-term programs for executives and professionals. The School cooperates with industry-leading companies, providing them with outstanding managers and high quality and tailor-made programs. Issues of medium-sized companies and “Made in Italy” industries are given special attention through research and focused projects. BBS The BBS community is a family made of students, alumni, faculties, managers and an extensive business network of over 500 national and international companies. Students, more than 600 every year, come from all over the world and from diverse academic and professional backgrounds. BBS Faculty involves more than 300 national and international lecturers, academics as well as executives and consultants.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

Master

Master in Data Science

Campus Full time 12 months November 2018 Italy Bologna

The Master in Data Science is designed for recent graduates interested in management and data analysis and who would like to take on a role which is central to any business and its value creation. A Data Scientist has already become one of the most sought-after specialists in the professional world. [+]

The Master in Data Science is designed for recent graduates interested in management and data analysis and who would like to take on a role which is central to any business and its value creation. A Data Scientist has already become one of the most sought-after specialists in the professional world.

The data business is becoming a key sector for the European economy, the development of products and services based on data and the analysis of data collected in companies, public entities or that are available on social networks. The aim is to obtain operational indications and to identify new business opportunities.

Big Data is a big challenge in today’s world, but we are training professionals to understand and create value from this complex information. Companies, in fact, have both a need and an urgency to manage the acquisition, presentation, sharing, analysis and visualization of data.... [-]


Master in Digital Technology Management - Artificial Intelligence

Campus Full time 1 year November 2018 Italy Bologna

The Master in Digital Technology Management provides both these competencies by using a two stages approach: during the first cycle classic management courses as well as specialized courses for managing the digital transformation are taught to all the participants, while the second cycle provides the specific technical formation for the specialization in Artificial Intelligence. [+]

Overview

The digital transformation is deeply changing the organization of modern enterprises and their management structure. Modern, innovative companies need highly skilled managers who have both the technical competences to master the new digital technologies and the management skills required for decision-making positions.

The Master in Digital Technology Management provides both these competencies by using a two stages approach: during the first cycle classic management courses as well as specialized courses for managing the digital transformation are taught to all the participants, while the second cycle provides the specific technical formation for the specialization in Artificial Intelligence. The courses will cover the most recent techniques and tools, as well as their industrial applications, focusing on the new business opportunities and challenges arising from them.... [-]


Master in Digital Technology Management - Cyber Security

Campus Full time 1 year November 2018 Italy Bologna

The Master in Digital Technology Management provides both these competencies by using a two stages approach: during the first cycle classic management courses as well as specialized courses for managing the digital transformation are taught to all the participants, while the second cycle provides the specific technical formation for the specialization in Cyber Security. [+]

Overview

The digital transformation is deeply changing the organization of modern enterprises and their management structure. Modern, innovative companies need highly skilled managers who have both the technical competences to master the new digital technologies and the management skills required for decision-making positions.

The Master in Digital Technology Management provides both these competencies by using a two stages approach: during the first cycle classic management courses as well as specialized courses for managing the digital transformation are taught to all the participants, while the second cycle provides the specific technical formation for the specialization in Cyber Security. The courses will cover the most recent techniques and tools, as well as their industrial applications, focusing on the new business opportunities and challenges arising from them.... [-]


Master in Digital Technology Management - Digital Project Management

Campus Full time 1 year November 2018 Italy Bologna

The Master in Digital Technology Management provides both these competencies by using a two stages approach: during the first cycle classic management courses as well as specialized courses for managing the digital transformation are taught to all the participants, while the second cycle provides the specific technical formation for the specialization in Digital Project Management. [+]

Overview

The digital transformation is deeply changing the organization of modern enterprises and their management structure. Modern, innovative companies need highly skilled managers who have both the technical competences to master the new digital technologies and the management skills required for decision-making positions.

The Master in Digital Technology Management provides both these competencies by using a two stages approach: during the first cycle classic management courses as well as specialized courses for managing the digital transformation are taught to all the participants, while the second cycle provides the specific technical formation for the specialization in Digital Project Management. The courses will cover the most recent techniques and tools, as well as their industrial applications, focusing on the new business opportunities and challenges arising from them.... [-]


Master in Human Resources and Organization

Campus Full time 12 months November 2018 Italy Bologna

The Master in Human Resources & Organization (MHRO) is a full-time (and full-experience) English program, which aims to prepare graduates, from any discipline, to master organizational design and human resources management challenges in multicultural contexts. [+]

Why do some firms perform better than others? We will answer this question together, however, some experts assure that it depends on strategy and others on technology or products.

We will discover that a companies’ performance relies on how top-management teams formulate and implement strategies, how organizations are designed in order to exploit the potential of technologies, and how people collaborate to innovate products and services. Organizations and people are at the center of the stage, both in the world economy and in this program.

The Master in Human Resources & Organization (MHRO) is a full-time (and full-experience) English program, which aims to prepare graduates, from any discipline, to master organizational design and human resources management challenges in multicultural contexts.... [-]


Master in Internet of Things

Campus Full time 12 months June 2018 Italy Bologna

The Master in Internet of Things aims to prepare professional profiles (IoT experts) able to combine the technological promise of the Internet with innovation, within companies and organizations of any sector. The IoT expert is able to analyze processes and identify the opportunities that smart objects allow, which can be converted into new models and procedures, improving the processes efficiency. In addition, the IoT expert knows how to create and offer products, services, and innovative processes, transforming the company where he/she operates and increasing its level of competitiveness. [+]

The Internet of Things (IoT) revolution is drastically changing the way we perceive products, services, and processes. The possibility to build and connect smart objects, and to use them in innovative ways, opens new prospectives at any level: consumer, enterprise and socially.

The Master in Internet of Things aims to prepare professional profiles (IoT experts) able to combine the technological promise of the Internet with innovation, within companies and organizations of any sector. The IoT expert is able to analyze processes and identify the opportunities that smart objects allow, which can be converted into new models and procedures, improving the processes efficiency. In addition, the IoT expert knows how to create and offer products, services, and innovative processes, transforming the company where he/she operates and increasing its level of competitiveness.... [-]


Master in Marketing, Communication and New Media

Campus Full time 12 months November 2018 Italy Bologna

The Master in Marketing, Communication and New Media is a full-time program taught entirely in English, which aim to prepare graduates from any discipline to manage the methods and techniques of both traditional and digital media in an industry currently undergoing a continuous revolution. Alumni of this Master have a placement rate of 96% within 6 months. [+]

The Master in Marketing, Communication and New Media is a full-time program taught entirely in English, which aim to prepare graduates from any discipline to manage the methods and techniques of both traditional and digital media in an industry currently undergoing a continuous revolution. Alumni of this Master have a placement rate of 96% within 6 months.

Through the expansion of mobile devices every day, more and more people around the world connect across social media: Twitter has 320 million active monthly users, Instagram 400 million, Google+ 540 million, YouTube 1 billion and Facebook 1.6 billion. What we are witnessing is more than a technological revolution, it is a deep socio-cultural transformation. Companies all over the world over are constantly increasing the amount they invest in their online advertising channels to improve their relationship with the consumers and the business community.... [-]


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Contact

Bologna Business School BBS

Address Villa Guastavillani - Via degli Scalini, 18
40136 Bologna, Italy
Website http://www.bbs.unibo.it/
Phone +39 051 209 0111