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Business Management

Graduates of the Business Management program are characterized by their advanced understanding of business operations and their ability to develop a systemic and strategic vision.

The program has four different areas of specialization: Imprenditorialità e family business (Entrepreneurship and Family Business), for students interested in launching new projects or running existing small to medium businesses; Organizzazione e gestione delle risorse umane (Organization and Human Resource Management), for those interested in the HR side of business; Strategic Management, for those interested in working in consulting or managing companies of various sizes; and an individual study plan, for those who are interested in a working as a junior manager or external consultant.

Employment and professional opportunities for graduates

Thanks to the wide variety of functional knowledge and transversal skills offered by the program, graduates are ideal candidates for roles as junior managers in several sectors or as external consultants. Prime career paths are as follows:

  • junior manager of a large company
  • junior manager of a small or medium company
  • junior consultant to companies of various sizes
  • entrepreneur leading a startup

Study plan

Imprenditorialita' e family business

First year (2017-2018)

First semester

CodeCourseSSDCreditsGroup AGroup B
M134Industrial dynamic SECS-P/066
SJLCompany lawIUS/046
SE4Financial mathematics (advanced course)SECS-S/068
M268Organizational designSECS-P/106
SY3Business strategySECS-P/088

Second semester

CodeCourseSSDCreditsGroup AGroup B
M269Financial reportingSECS-P/078
M272Economics for managementSECS-P/016
SGPAdvanced corporate financeSECS-P/096
M270International business managementSECS-P/088

Second year (2018-2019)

First semester

CodeCourseSSDCreditsProfessor
M221Business modeling and planningSECS-P/086
  • TBA
M186Entrepreneurship and venture capitalSECS-P/086
  • TBA
SACLuxury managementSECS-P/086
  • TBA
M279Management and governance of family firmsSECS-P/086
  • TBA
M274People and performance managementSECS-P/106
  • TBA
SADTourism managementSECS-P/086
  • TBA
Additional creditsCredits
A scelta dello studente12
Per la prova finale18
Ulteriori conoscenze linguistiche4
Tirocini formativi e di orientamento8
Altre conoscenze utili per l'inserimento nel mondo del lavoro4
Total number of credits120

Students must choose their majors in November of their I year of studies.

In June of their first year of studies, students must also choose two elective courses from those listed for their major.

Students who choose the individual study plan may choose two elective courses from all the majors.

The following courses are held in Italian:

  • People and performance management
  • Reward management and human resources development
  • Digital business transformation
  • Project management
Majors are only activated if the required minimum of students is reached.

Elective courses (12 credits)
At the end of the I year, students must choose two courses through Web Self Service to obtain 12 elective credits. These courses may be chosen from courses in their major, other majors and electives. One elective must be taken in English.

Students who choose the individual study plan must choose their electives through Web Self Services and submit their study plan to the director of the Department for approval.

Final exam 

The final exam (18 credits) for master’s degree students includes preparing and defending a thesis written in Italian or another language on a topic related to a course taken during the student’s years of study.

Foreign language skills 

Students must register for the four-credit Business English course, to be taken during the II semester of the I year. For more information, contact the University Language Center.

Internship or Project Work 

Students must also register for an internship or project work worth 8 credits. Students may also perform the internship or project during the first year of studies. For more information, contact the Career Services Office or read more about the Project Work network.
Additional skills for the workplace

Students must register for a four-credit Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability workshop. Students will receive more information during meetings, notices and emails during their first year of studies.
For more information, visit the ERS Lab.

Starting with the call for applications to participate in international exchanges in 2018-2019, students will be evaluated based on all credits obtained and registered throughout their academic careers until the winter exam session, no exceptions.

Organizzazione e gestione delle risorse umane

First year (2017-2018)

First semester

CodeCourseSSDCreditsGroup AGroup B
M134Industrial dynamic SECS-P/066
SJLCompany lawIUS/046
SE4Financial mathematics (advanced course)SECS-S/068
M268Organizational designSECS-P/106
SY3Business strategySECS-P/088

Second semester

CodeCourseSSDCreditsGroup AGroup B
M269Financial reportingSECS-P/078
M271Labour economicsSECS-P/016
SGPAdvanced corporate financeSECS-P/096
M270International business managementSECS-P/088

Second year (2018-2019)

First semester

CodeCourseSSDCreditsProfessor
M276Comparative corporate governanceSECS-P/086
  • TBA
M273Organizational behaviourSECS-P/106
  • TBA
M060Labour and industrial relations lawIUS/076
  • TBA
M274People and performance managementSECS-P/106
  • TBA
M275Labour policiesSPS/046
  • TBA
M278Reward management and human resources developmentSECS-P/106
  • TBA
Additional creditsCredits
A scelta dello studente12
Per la prova finale18
Ulteriori conoscenze linguistiche4
Tirocini formativi e di orientamento8
Altre conoscenze utili per l'inserimento nel mondo del lavoro4
Total number of credits120

Students must choose their majors in November of their I year of studies.

In June of their first year of studies, students must also choose two elective courses from those listed for their major.

Students who choose the individual study plan may choose two elective courses from all the majors.

The following courses are held in Italian:

  • People and performance management
  • Reward management and human resources development
  • Digital business transformation
  • Project management
Majors are only activated if the required minimum of students is reached.

Elective courses (12 credits)
At the end of the I year, students must choose two courses through Web Self Service to obtain 12 elective credits. These courses may be chosen from courses in their major, other majors and electives. One elective must be taken in English.

Students who choose the individual study plan must choose their electives through Web Self Services and submit their study plan to the director of the Department for approval.

Final exam 

The final exam (18 credits) for master’s degree students includes preparing and defending a thesis written in Italian or another language on a topic related to a course taken during the student’s years of study.

Foreign language skills 

Students must register for the four-credit Business English course, to be taken during the II semester of the I year. For more information, contact the University Language Center.

Internship or Project Work 

Students must also register for an internship or project work worth 8 credits. Students may also perform the internship or project during the first year of studies. For more information, contact the Career Services Office or read more about the Project Work network.
Additional skills for the workplace

Students must register for a four-credit Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability workshop. Students will receive more information during meetings, notices and emails during their first year of studies.
For more information, visit the ERS Lab.

Starting with the call for applications to participate in international exchanges in 2018-2019, students will be evaluated based on all credits obtained and registered throughout their academic careers until the winter exam session, no exceptions.

Piano di studio individuale

First year (2017-2018)

First semester

CodeCourseSSDCreditsGroup AGroup B
M134Industrial dynamic SECS-P/066
SJLCompany lawIUS/046
SE4Financial mathematics (advanced course)SECS-S/068
M268Organizational designSECS-P/106
SY3Business strategySECS-P/088

Second semester

CodeCourseSSDCreditsGroup AGroup B
M269Financial reportingSECS-P/078
M272Economics for managementSECS-P/016
SGPAdvanced corporate financeSECS-P/096
M270International business managementSECS-P/088

Second year (2018-2019)

First semester

CodeCourseSSDCreditsProfessor
M221Business modeling and planningSECS-P/086
  • TBA
M276Comparative corporate governanceSECS-P/086
  • TBA
M273Organizational behaviourSECS-P/106
  • TBA
M280Digital and organizational innovationSECS-P/106
  • TBA
M281Digital business transformationSECS-P/086
  • TBA
M060Labour and industrial relations lawIUS/076
  • TBA
M186Entrepreneurship and venture capitalSECS-P/086
  • TBA
SACLuxury managementSECS-P/086
  • TBA
M279Management and governance of family firmsSECS-P/086
  • TBA
SQ0Management of innovationSECS-P/086
  • TBA
M274People and performance managementSECS-P/106
  • TBA
SGEPlanning and controlSECS-P/076
  • TBA
M275Labour policiesSPS/046
  • TBA
M282Project managementSECS-P/106
  • TBA
M278Reward management and human resources developmentSECS-P/106
  • TBA
SADTourism managementSECS-P/086
  • TBA
Additional creditsCredits
A scelta dello studente12
Per la prova finale18
Ulteriori conoscenze linguistiche4
Tirocini formativi e di orientamento8
Altre conoscenze utili per l'inserimento nel mondo del lavoro4
Total number of credits120

Students must choose their majors in November of their I year of studies.

In June of their first year of studies, students must also choose two elective courses from those listed for their major.

Students who choose the individual study plan may choose two elective courses from all the majors.

The following courses are held in Italian:

  • People and performance management
  • Reward management and human resources development
  • Digital business transformation
  • Project management
Majors are only activated if the required minimum of students is reached.

Elective courses (12 credits)
At the end of the I year, students must choose two courses through Web Self Service to obtain 12 elective credits. These courses may be chosen from courses in their major, other majors and electives. One elective must be taken in English.

Students who choose the individual study plan must choose their electives through Web Self Services and submit their study plan to the director of the Department for approval.

Final exam 

The final exam (18 credits) for master’s degree students includes preparing and defending a thesis written in Italian or another language on a topic related to a course taken during the student’s years of study.

Foreign language skills 

Students must register for the four-credit Business English course, to be taken during the II semester of the I year. For more information, contact the University Language Center.

Internship or Project Work 

Students must also register for an internship or project work worth 8 credits. Students may also perform the internship or project during the first year of studies. For more information, contact the Career Services Office or read more about the Project Work network.
Additional skills for the workplace

Students must register for a four-credit Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability workshop. Students will receive more information during meetings, notices and emails during their first year of studies.
For more information, visit the ERS Lab.

Starting with the call for applications to participate in international exchanges in 2018-2019, students will be evaluated based on all credits obtained and registered throughout their academic careers until the winter exam session, no exceptions.

Strategic management

First year (2017-2018)

First semester

CodeCourseSSDCreditsGroup AGroup B
M134Industrial dynamic SECS-P/066
SJLCompany lawIUS/046
SE4Financial mathematics (advanced course)SECS-S/068
M268Organizational designSECS-P/106
SY3Business strategySECS-P/088

Second semester

CodeCourseSSDCreditsGroup AGroup B
M269Financial reportingSECS-P/078
M272Economics for managementSECS-P/016
SGPAdvanced corporate financeSECS-P/096
M270International business managementSECS-P/088

Second year (2018-2019)

First semester

CodeCourseSSDCreditsProfessor
M221Business modeling and planningSECS-P/086
  • TBA
M280Digital and organizational innovationSECS-P/106
  • TBA
M281Digital business transformationSECS-P/086
  • TBA
SQ0Management of innovationSECS-P/086
  • TBA
SGEPlanning and controlSECS-P/076
  • TBA
M282Project managementSECS-P/106
  • TBA
Additional creditsCredits
A scelta dello studente12
Per la prova finale18
Ulteriori conoscenze linguistiche4
Tirocini formativi e di orientamento8
Altre conoscenze utili per l'inserimento nel mondo del lavoro4
Total number of credits120

Students must choose their majors in November of their I year of studies.

In June of their first year of studies, students must also choose two elective courses from those listed for their major.

Students who choose the individual study plan may choose two elective courses from all the majors.

The following courses are held in Italian:

  • People and performance management
  • Reward management and human resources development
  • Digital business transformation
  • Project management
Majors are only activated if the required minimum of students is reached.

Elective courses (12 credits)
At the end of the I year, students must choose two courses through Web Self Service to obtain 12 elective credits. These courses may be chosen from courses in their major, other majors and electives. One elective must be taken in English.

Students who choose the individual study plan must choose their electives through Web Self Services and submit their study plan to the director of the Department for approval.

Final exam 

The final exam (18 credits) for master’s degree students includes preparing and defending a thesis written in Italian or another language on a topic related to a course taken during the student’s years of study.

Foreign language skills 

Students must register for the four-credit Business English course, to be taken during the II semester of the I year. For more information, contact the University Language Center.

Internship or Project Work 

Students must also register for an internship or project work worth 8 credits. Students may also perform the internship or project during the first year of studies. For more information, contact the Career Services Office or read more about the Project Work network.
Additional skills for the workplace

Students must register for a four-credit Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability workshop. Students will receive more information during meetings, notices and emails during their first year of studies.
For more information, visit the ERS Lab.

Starting with the call for applications to participate in international exchanges in 2018-2019, students will be evaluated based on all credits obtained and registered throughout their academic careers until the winter exam session, no exceptions.