BUSINESS MANAGEMENT – MADE IN ITALY FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

The Made in Italy for International students track of the Full-time Business Management Master’s course was devised to help Italian manufacturing companies building a long-lasting and profitable global presence.

The course relies on managers able to combine the levers of creativity with economic results, and aims at analyzing the characteristics of the markets where to position oneself and the actions to be planned to establish one’s organization in the country of choice.

Setting up a distribution network in a foreign market means not only understanding the culture and the structures of the hosting country, but also knowing in depth the territorial contexts where products and services originate from and the peculiarities of value chain and Italian businesses.

The Master’s course is intended for students having different backgrounds and professional ambitions, but who share the same passion for the style and the quality typical of fashion, design, luxury goods and high-end vehicles. The class heterogeneity makes this journey rich in stimulating ideas and occasions to exchange views and opinions with managers and professionals taking part in the lectures.

Attending the Full-time Business Management / Made in Italy Master’s course is a chance to look closely at the Italian excellence and to become its ambassadors abroad, through a journey that combines management skills and the skills needed to adjust to market variables. The Master’s is part of the offer aimed at combining business administration with the characteristics of the related sectors.

The course features, over its 12 months of length, two cycle of classroom lectures and internships (600 hour per each participant) at leading companies, partners of Bologna Business School. The classes preceding the internship alternate lectures on the topics of Made in Italy management and practical exercises, by way of three corporate projects lasting a month each and a longer project, lasting over six months.

Would you like your passion to support the growth of the Italian excellence? Get in touch with the course program manager.

THE MASTER IS AN INVESTMENT.
THE HONOR LOAN IS THE WAY TO FUND IT.


 Angelo Manaresi

Angelo Manaresi

Director of Studies
angelo.manaresi@unibo.it

" The master will give you the tools to understand and enhance the great collective brand called Made in Italy and thus contribute to the definition of competitive strategies for Italian companies. "

Structure

The Master in Business Management – Made in Italy for international students, is a full-time program structured in 1.500 hours of learning activities over 12 months of study, divided into: 360 hours of lecturing, an estimated 540 hours of independent study, and 600 hours of internship.

The structure of the Master is divided into three terms:

  • First term: December – April
  • Second term: May – July
  • Internship: September – December

Classroom participation is about 30 hours per week structured in order to allow time to work in groups, while not neglecting individual students’ focus and management of interpersonal relationships.
The course is enriched by 3 extensive company projects with a sectorial approach (each lasting one month) that are spaced and integrated with classroom activities and case studies.

The Master offers Business Administration courses intended to consolidate the conceptual knowledge and the operational techniques that are applied to companies. There are also courses and projects with a focus on sectoral issues of Made in Italy. Business Administration courses are concentrated mainly in the first term and are common to all the Master specializations; while track-specific courses and company projects take place in the second term.

The Master program is constantly updated and adjusted to market needs through continuous interaction between faculty and a specific Program Advisory Committee:

Massimo Monti
Amministratore delegato
Alce Nero 

Alberto Miraglia
Direttore Generale
Retail Institute

Franco Gabbrielli
Presidente
Assopellettieri e Mipel

Lorenzo Scrimizzi
Country Manager
Carpigiani

Patrick Romano
Direttore Generale
Bologna Welcome

Massimiliano Di Silvestre
Amministratore Delegato
BMW Italia

 

Learning method

The educational sessions provide different learning methods, including lectures, simulations, discussions of case studies, presentations by companies, testimonials and group work.

The curriculum is complete with a series of Master Lectures given by professionals from the world of business, academia, and politics, which also provide numerous opportunities for discussion and interaction with the business world through case histories.

The program is developed in close collaboration with business partners both during the courses and during the three sectorial company projects; the didactic approach is totally different from traditional university courses, as the lessons of the Master provide practical tools which allow practitioners to carry out concrete projects.
This project vision consists of:

  • a business plan (January to December) developed during the entire Master
  • 3 major projects of 1 month each (May, June and July) related to the chosen field
  • other shorter projects within single lessons
  • the final project for the internship.

CAREER DEVELOPMENT

The integration with companies is a priority and an ever-present feature of all programs of the Bologna Business School, hence for the Master in Business Management – Made in Italy too.
The School is fully committed to creating employability, by way of a systematic career service action, constantly focused on matching at best the students’ professional projects with the needs companies have.
The internship is an exceptional springboard, suffice it to say that six months after the end of the Full-time Masters at Bologna Business School on average 90% of students work in a company.

The BBS Career Service assists and supports students since the very beginning, along a training and professional development path. This is accomplished by organizing a series of workshops, with the aim of providing the fundamental tools and resources to be appropriately prepared for the labor market.

To achieve this goal, students are involved in several workshops, among which we may list:

  • Writing a CV and a Cover Letter
  • How to create an effective Linkedin profile
  • How to prepare for a job interview

 

In addition to this, thanks to the collaboration with professional career counselors, students receive a customized service, in order to understand their strengths and to build a professional development plan, which will turn out to be helpful when looking for an internship. Here follow some of the activities:

  • Initial guidance interviews
  • Specific interviews, focused on one’s own career plan
  • Continuous support to students with one – to – one sessions

Trough the Master in Business Management – Made in Italy it is possible, once having completed in the companies the years of experience required, to become a Brand and Product Manager.

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FEES

The tuition fee for the Master is 12.100 euros (VAT free) to be paid in three installments:

  • First installment: 1.500 euros
  • Second installment: 6.000 euros
  • Third installment: 4.600 euros

The fee includes participation in theMaster, all the study material available through the online platform, and access to the Alma Bologna Business School such as: personal account for the Alma wi-fi, use of the PCs in the Computer Lab, access to the study areas, access to the internal gym, special rates for the School restaurant.
Furthermore, the fee gives participants the right to take advantage of the supporting activities of the School, such as the language courses and the master lectures by invitation.
Free parking is also available within the BBS campus.

Additionally, with the Student Card of the University of Bologna, students have access to all of the university facilities, including over 100 libraries, digital resources and study halls (including databases and online subscriptions); the three city center canteens and all university student related discount offers. More information are available on the site of the University of Bologna: http://www.unibo.it/it/servizi-e-opportunita

HONOR LOAN

Participants are eligible to apply for Honor Loan with subsidised rate up to the complete coverage of the application fee.
For more information please mail to gestioneimpresa@bbs.unibo.it

SCHOLARSHIPS

Bologna Business School provides merit-based partial scholarships to the leading candidates in the selection process.

The cost of the Master can be covered in full or partially by third parties: public bodies, foundations, or companies.

 

 

REQUIREMENTS

Applying is open to anyone holding an undergraduate degree of the old and new system. The degree must be obtained on or before the enrollment deadline of the Master.
For auditors, an undergraduate degree is not necessary.

Admission to the Master requires the student to pass the selection process, which consists of:

  • an admission test
  • a motivational interview designed to assess the candidate’s professional plan and its consistency with the objectives of the Master

APPLICATION PROCESS

This Master’s is open to all applicants with a bachelor’s degree obtained before the enrolment deadline of each round. Application steps:

Documents to send to gestioneimpresa@bbs.unibo.it are:

  • CV
  • Degree certificate with accompanying transcript
  • Photocopy of you ID
  • TOEFL/IELTS/CAE certificate (optional)
  • GMAT/GRE certificate (optional)
  • Signed copies of your enrolment summary sheet and receipt for the application fee (both are downloadable from ‘studenti online’ website following registration).

The selection process will be held at Bologna Business School. In line with the number of available places, admission to the program is granted according to the position on the list of qualified candidates, drawn up on the basis of the total score awarded at the end of the admissions process.

Faculty

Faculty members at Bologna Business School work together offering outstanding teaching standards. An international and interdisciplinary approach is guaranteed by a joint team of distinguished national core professors, adjunct, visiting professors, guest speakers and top managers.

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