Programme structure

The in-class experience includes simulations of management decision-making processes, broad interaction between the faculty and the students, personal communication and presentation skills enhancement, and team-working.


Disciplinary areas are articulated as follows:

  • Business studies: courses mainly concern topics related to the management, control, and performance measurement of both private and public firms. Furthermore, a few courses aim to provide students with knowledge and competencies to understand international economic phenomena and to plan and develop strategies at both business and corporate level. The courses use interactive teaching/training methods, aimed at transmitting professional skills, abilities, and attitudes which are useful in increasing the effectiveness of the learning process, team working, conflict-reducing abilities, and leadership in order to enable students to make effective managerial/entrepreneurial decisions in teams as well as autonomously.
  • Economics: includes courses which deepen the topics related to microeconomics dynamics relevant to the firm's management, as well as to the business competition and evolution of the international operating environment. Specific attention is devoted to the microeconomics concepts and models needed to understand the managerial choices related to the internal organization of the firm and its competitive positioning, as well as to the topic of globalization and its consequences on the competitive environment and entrepreneurial activities examined according different points of view (economic, social, and cultural).
  • Law: includes courses aimed at analyzing giuridical topics related to: tax law, regulation of employment and trade-union relationship in the public sector, legal issues of public company law, rules on competition law and state aids in the European Union, consumers law and social responsibility of the firm. Particular attention is devoted to the analysis of normative systems according to a comparative (national/international) approach.
  • Statistical Mathematics: provides a Statistics course aimed at training students to interpret data effectively and to use concepts of statistics, probability and sampling in making decisions in a business environment.