Master in International MBA

Overview

The Master in Business Administration is specifically designed for high achieving individuals who want to take the next major step along their career path, focusing on the development of a global career at strategic decision-making level to the forefront of business theory and management practice.

By covering key disciplines such as finance, management, economics, marketing, operations and strategy in-depth, students gain the skills and knowledge needed to manage across departments, markets and entire organizations. The Master's program is structured to reflect the needs of modern international business, developing a blend of academic excellence and professional skills, offering highly marketable competencies set to stand out in strategic level positions. Starting from the management, business and economics principles, participants will be involved on specialized core courses to improve in depth business knowledge, competencies and skills.

A student is granted a Master's degree after successfully defending his or her final thesis in front of a panel of judges. Grading is based on a scale of 0-110; 66 is the passing grade and students who obtain full marks of 110 may be awarded 'summa cum laude' (110 e lode).
The final thesis of the Master's program, intended to assess the technical, scientific and professional preparation and competences of the student, requires the completion, discussion and presentation of a written project work during the dissertation.

The MBA degree program consists of foundation and core courses. In addition, students have the opportunity to develop expertise and specific insights in one of the following concentrations: Finance or Management.

Duration:
1 year

Credits:
60 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System)
45 Quarter Credits

Learning Objectives

Graduates acquire the following skills: to recognize the purpose and importance of accounting; to Understand the meaning of general accepted accounting principles; to outline the basic financial techniques used in investment decision making process (capital budgeting), and in financing decision making process (capital structure and dividend policy); to know how the Central Banks work; to analyze and applying mathematical functions and the major economic models; to compare the main Organizational models; to know the mechanism of Change management; to  apply the most effective HR policies; to understand the financial statement; to evaluate a Master budget.

Outcomes and Professional Profile

Graduates from the MBA program will demonstrate proficiency in the use of business application and software packages for financial analysis of data. They will understand how social and ethical issues affect organizational strategies, structures, and systems and be able to integrate disciplinary expertise across functional areas. They will mature into professionals able to identify and frame common organizational problems, determine relevant decision criterion and analyze relevant alternatives. Career opportunities are foreseen in the field of economics for public and private sectors and social economy; as part of research departments of territorial bodies, organizations of national/international research, enterprises, administrations, trade unions, professional bodies.

Study plan

ModuleSSDCoursesECTSUS QC
Module I:
FOUNDATION COURSES
SECS-S/01
SECS-S/06
SECS-P/01
SECS-P/07
SECS-P/11
Principles of Accounting;
Macro-Economics;
Principles of Financial Management;
Mathematics and Statistics
12 9
Module II:
CORE COURSES
SECS-P/02
SECS-P/07
SECS-P/08
SECS-P/09
SECS-P/10
SECS-P/11
Competitive Environment and Business Venture;
People and Project Management;
Managerial Accounting; Financial Accounting;
International Corporate Finance;
International Business;
Marketing in Diverse Environment; Operations and Service Management
24 18
Module III:
CONCENTRATION
TO BE CHOSEN BETWEEN:
FINANCE CONCENTRATION OR
MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION
SECS-P/11 FINANCE CONCENTRATION
Financial Regulation and Corporate Governance;
Financial Markets and Instruments;
Project Finance and Risk Management;
Global Finance
12 9
SECS-P/10 MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION
Organizational Behaviour;
Managerial Economics and Business Administration;
Leadership and Change Management;
Business Information Systems
12 9
    Final Thesis 12 9
    TOTAL 60 45