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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 (2019-2020)

First semester

CodeCourseSSDCreditsGroup AGroup B
M134Industrial dynamicSECS-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

At the end of the I year of the course, students must choose their majors and two courses from their selected major for the I semester of the II year.
Students who select an individual study plan must choose two courses from the courses listed for all other majors. Majors will be activated according to the number of students registered.

Second year (2020-2021)

First semester

CodeCourseSSDCreditsProfessor
ECO2***core abroad***SECS-P/086
  • TBA
ECO1***core abroad***SECS-P/086
  • TBA
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
M316People management and rewardSECS-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

Additional Credits 
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.

For selection purposes (Exchange Programs, Double Degrees, Structured Partnerships) account will be taken of all credits earned and recorded by the end of the winter exam session (including credits earned from internships, languages, seminars, soft skills, summer schools, courses brought forward, etc.). Credits earned from additional courses (corsi liberi) will not count.

Organizzazione e gestione delle risorse umane

First year (2019-2020)

First semester

CodeCourseSSDCreditsGroup AGroup B
M134Industrial dynamicSECS-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

At the end of the I year of the course, students must choose their majors and two courses from their selected major for the I semester of the II year.
Students who select an individual study plan must choose two courses from the courses listed for all other majors. Majors will be activated according to the number of students registered.

Second year (2020-2021)

First semester

CodeCourseSSDCreditsProfessor
ECO1***core abroad***SECS-P/086
  • TBA
ECO2***core abroad***SECS-P/086
  • TBA
M276Comparative corporate governanceSECS-P/086
  • TBA
M273Organizational behaviourSECS-P/106
  • TBA
M060Labour and industrial relations lawIUS/076
  • TBA
M316People management and rewardSECS-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

Additional Credits 
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.

For selection purposes (Exchange Programs, Double Degrees, Structured Partnerships) account will be taken of all credits earned and recorded by the end of the winter exam session (including credits earned from internships, languages, seminars, soft skills, summer schools, courses brought forward, etc.). Credits earned from additional courses (corsi liberi) will not count.

Piano di studio individuale

First year (2019-2020)

First semester

CodeCourseSSDCreditsGroup AGroup B
M134Industrial dynamicSECS-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

At the end of the I year of the course, students must choose their majors and two courses from their selected major for the I semester of the II year.
Students who select an individual study plan must choose two courses from the courses listed for all other majors. Majors will be activated according to the number of students registered.

Second year (2020-2021)

First semester

CodeCourseSSDCreditsProfessor
ECO2***core abroad***SECS-P/086
  • TBA
ECO1***core abroad***SECS-P/086
  • TBA
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
M316People management and rewardSECS-P/106
  • TBA
SGEPlanning and controlSECS-P/076
  • TBA
M282Project 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

Additional Credits 
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.

For selection purposes (Exchange Programs, Double Degrees, Structured Partnerships) account will be taken of all credits earned and recorded by the end of the winter exam session (including credits earned from internships, languages, seminars, soft skills, summer schools, courses brought forward, etc.). Credits earned from additional courses (corsi liberi) will not count.

Strategic management

First year (2019-2020)

First semester

CodeCourseSSDCreditsGroup AGroup B
M134Industrial dynamicSECS-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

At the end of the I year of the course, students must choose their majors and two courses from their selected major for the I semester of the II year.
Students who select an individual study plan must choose two courses from the courses listed for all other majors. Majors will be activated according to the number of students registered.

Second year (2020-2021)

First semester

CodeCourseSSDCreditsProfessor
ECO1***core abroad***SECS-P/086
  • TBA
ECO2***core abroad***SECS-P/086
  • TBA
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

Additional Credits 
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.

For selection purposes (Exchange Programs, Double Degrees, Structured Partnerships) account will be taken of all credits earned and recorded by the end of the winter exam session (including credits earned from internships, languages, seminars, soft skills, summer schools, courses brought forward, etc.). Credits earned from additional courses (corsi liberi) will not count.