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Paola Giuri is Full Professor of Management at Bologna University. At Bologna Business School she serves as Associate Dean for Professional Masters. Her research focuses on the economics and management of innovation, entrepreneurship, university-industry technology transfer, economic and strategic uses of patents, social innovation and organisational change. She coordinated and had responsibilities for several international research projects funded by the European Commission and the European Investment Bank.

She has published articles in several journals, including Research Policy, Review of Economics and Statistics, R&D Management, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, International Journal of Industrial Organisation, Industrial and Corporate Change, Journal of Technology Transfer, Industry and Innovation. She collaborates with several companies and institutions. Among these, she is a member of the Board of Regents of the Bank of Italy in Emilia Romagna.

She is also part of territorial committees selecting entrepreneurial ideas. She was a recipient of the 2010 Richard R. Nelson Prize Award and the Best Paper Award at, Druid Summer Conference 2007. Paola Giuri got her Ph.D. in Economics and Management of Innovation at Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa. In her career, she was a visiting Study Fellow for two years at the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex.


This course exposes students to the fundamental concepts in global strategy. This course aims to give students a comprehensive understanding of the theoretical and empirical themes characterizing managerial decisions in the global context. On the theoretical ground, students will understand various strategic considerations for market expansion and the dynamic strategy in international markets. On an empirical and practice-oriented basis, students will learn the necessary knowledge and tools to analyze and find solutions to real-life challenges faced by global firms.

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