Global MBA in Automation and Robotics: be a key player in technological innovation

3 March 2022

The research for professionals with technical and managerial knowledge, capable of working in the automation area, is today at the highest level. Profiles such as Artificial Intelligence Specialist, Data Scientist, and Robotic Engineer are very requested by companies all over the world. The watchword is innovation. A new industrial era has begun; automation, robotics, and artificial intelligence will have almost infinite application possibilities.

The aim of the Global MBA in Automation and Robotics is to train professionals to proactively manage the process of integration, robotics, data analysis, and digital transformation. The full-time, 12-month English-language MBA program is divided into three cycles. After an intensive introduction to the fundamentals of general management and management skills, the students will attend specific lectures (e.g., Digital Business and Transformation, Machine Learning and Data Mining) and will participate in business workshops and real cases analysis. Afterward, 500 hours of internship in leading international companies in the automation sector will follow.

The strengths of this program are highly specialized teaching, through an international Faculty made up of academics and executives; made-in-Italy know-how applied to constantly evolve study topics; a very strong global network, ensured by the PAC. The Program Advisory Committee, a key factor in professional and technical education, is dedicated to employability by networking with companies all over the world. The Committee includes, among others, Michele Poggipolini, CEO, Poggipolini S.p.A ; Antonio Cibotti, VP Marketing and Subsidiaries, Bucci Automation; Dario Rea, Director of Corporate Research & Innovation, IMA, and Gianluca Nardone, Group Chief Human Resources Officer, SACMI.

The know-how in new areas like robotic sciences, artificial intelligence, and automation processes is all made in Italy. The Program Industry Leader of the GMBA in Automatics and Robotics in BBS Michele Poggipolini, with his company, a world leader in the Aerospace sector, and R&D Partner of companies such as Leonardo, Safran, Rolls Royce, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Porsche, McLaren, and Mercedes AMG; Gruppo Giovani di Confindustria Emilia President.

BBS is accredited to the EQUIS – EFDM program (only 1% of top business Schools) and has a very high-profile Faculty.

Alec Ross, former Senior Advisor for Innovation to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Advisor during the Obama Administration, Distinguished Adjunct Professor in BBS.

Alon Wolf, Founder, and Director of the Biorobotics and Biomechanics Lab at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Full Professor in Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering, and Head of the Biorobotics and Biomechanics LAB at the Technion. Visiting Professor in BBS.

Georg Wernicke, Professor of Strategy and Business Policy at HEC Paris, published in several academic reviews including the Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, and Organization Science. Visiting Professor in BBS.

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If technological innovation fascinates you, turn your passion into a real career opportunity: apply for the Global MBA in Automation and Robotics.


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