Italy Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management University of Bologna Core Faculty
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He is currently an Associate Professor at the School of Engineering at the University of Bologna and Research Fellow at Imperial College Business School, London. He previously researched at the University of Bolzano, Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, Ecole des Mines de Paris and University of California Los Angeles. He graduated in Engineering Management and received his PhD in Business Administration from the University of Bologna. He mainly works wi issues related to technology transfer and entrepreneurship, and coordinates project TASTE, funded by the European Community (2012-2016). During his university studies he was an entrepreneur in the eyewear industry and advanced mechanics.


This course provides a full overview of the strategic and operational planning tools of the business, through a guided illustration of the business plan, its contents, and the multiple purposes for which it may be usefully employed in both creating and developing a business.

This course provides an introduction to business planning concepts and the tools necessary to set up new businesses. Corporate entrepreneurship as well as various start-up cases will be developed.