BBSBBS (est. in 2000) is the business school of the University of Bologna (est. A.D. 1088). BBS ranks among the most innovative business schools in Europe and is one of the most reputable institutions in Italy. Interdisciplinary outlook, industry integration, and internationalization are the key pillars of the school’s philosophy, which aims to provide students with the appropriate skills in order to face an ever-changing and complex economic landscape with confidence, knowledge, and motivation to succeed. Bologna Business School's Headquarters is located at Villa Guastavillani, a Renaissance building from the 16th century located in the Bolognese hills, less than ten minutes from the city center. Here history, technology, and tradition live together in a beautiful and natural framework. Bologna is a lively city located in the heart of Italy – 30 minutes away from Florence, one hour from Milan, two hours from Rome and Venice – in Emilia-Romagna, one of the richest regions in Europe. BBS BBS offers a 360° academic and ”real world” educational experience, including full-time master degrees (in English and Italian), and part-time masters and short-term programs for executives and professionals. The School cooperates with industry-leading companies, providing them with outstanding managers and high quality and tailor-made programs. Issues of medium-sized companies and “Made in Italy” industries are given special attention through research and focused projects. BBS The BBS community is a family made of students, alumni, faculties, managers and an extensive business network of over 500 national and international companies. Students, more than 600 every year, come from all over the world and from diverse academic and professional backgrounds. BBS Faculty involves more than 300 national and international lecturers, academics as well as executives and consultants.

Programs taught in:
English

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Master

Bologna Business School

The Master in Data Science is designed for recent graduates interested in management and data analysis and who would like to take on a role which is central to any busine ... [+]

The Master in Data Science is designed for recent graduates interested in management and data analysis and who would like to take on a role which is central to any business and its value creation. A Data Scientist has already become one of the most sought-after specialists in the professional world.

The data business is becoming a key sector for the European economy, the development of products and services based on data and the analysis of data collected in companies, public entities or that are available on social networks. The aim is to obtain operational indications and to identify new business opportunities.

Big Data is a big challenge in today’s world, but we are training professionals to understand and create value from this complex information. Companies, in fact, have both a need and an urgency to manage the acquisition, presentation, sharing, analysis and visualization of data.... [-]

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The Master in Digital Technology Management provides both these competencies by using a two stages approach: during the first cycle classic management courses as well as ... [+]

The Internet of Things track of the Master in Digital Technology Management aims to prepare professional profiles (IoT expert) able to combine the technological promise of the Internet with innovation, within companies and organizations of any sector. The IoT expert is able to analyze the process and identify the opportunities that smart object allow, which can be converted into new models and procedures, improving the processes efficiency. In addition the IoT expert knows how to create and offer products, services, and innovative processes, transforming the company where he/she operates and increasing its level of competitiveness.This international program, with students from all over the world and a Faculty composed of professors, managers, and entrepreneurs, takes place within the unique atmosphere of a 16th-century villa on the hills surrounding Bologna. Thanks to project works, company projects and master lectures, students get in touch with the key concepts of the digital era.... [-]

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The Master in Digital Technology Management provides both these competencies by using a two stages approach: during the first cycle classic management courses as well as ... [+]

The Cyber Security track of the Master in Digital Technology Management gives companies the support they need in terms of cybersecurity, which, in today’s world, represents a challenge that cannot be ignored given the technical and economic implications of cybersecurity management for businesses.

The program trains young managers to understand the vulnerabilities that companies face as a result of their reliance on IT systems, and to plan interventions to prevent and protect businesses against attacks, safeguarding the integrity and availability of company data, networks, and systems.

STRUCTURE

The Master in Digital Technology Management/Cyber Security is a full-time program taught in English 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 500 hours of internship.... [-]

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The Master in Digital Technology Management provides both these competencies by using a two stages approach: during the first cycle classic management courses as well as ... [+]

The digital transformation is deeply changing the organization of modern enterprises and their management structure. Modern, innovative companies need highly skilled managers who have both the technical competences to master the new digital technologies and the management skills required for decision-making positions.

The Master in Digital Technology Management provides both these competencies by using a two stages approach: during the first cycle classic management courses as well as specialized courses for managing the digital transformation are taught to all the participants, while the second cycle provides the specific technical formation for the specialization in Artificial Intelligence. The courses will cover the most recent techniques and tools, as well as their industrial applications, focusing on the new business opportunities and challenges arising from them.... [-]

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The Master in Finance and Fintech aims to enable young professionals to deal with the digital transformation that is disruptively changing the financial market, by combin ... [+]

Disrupting The Financial World

The Master in Finance and Fintech aims to enable young professionals to deal with the digital transformation that is disruptively changing the financial market, by combining traditional financial skills with a deep understanding of new digital technologies.

The new emerging technologies such as blockchain, artificial intelligence and big data analytics are deeply modifying the landscape of the financial market, creating immense opportunities for incumbent players but also serious threats from innovative start-ups. The use of new technologies for financial applications has become vital for banking and insurance companies, which must acquire a thorough understanding of these tools to continue competing in the changing world. Peer-to-peer lending, mobile payments and Insurtech are not futurist trends, but factual reality.... [-]

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November 2019
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The Master in Human Resources & Organization (MHRO) is a full-time (and full-experience) English program, which aims to prepare graduates, from any discipline, to mas ... [+]

Why do some firms perform better than others? We will answer this question together, however, some experts assure that it depends on strategy and others on technology or products.

We will discover that a companies’ performance relies on how top-management teams formulate and implement strategies, how organizations are designed in order to exploit the potential of technologies, and how people collaborate to innovate products and services. Organizations and people are at the center of the stage, both in the world economy and in this program.

The Master in Human Resources & Organization (MHRO) is a full-time (and full-experience) English program, which aims to prepare graduates, from any discipline, to master organizational design and human resources management challenges in multicultural contexts.... [-]

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The Marketing Management is going to be a driver for growth on an international scale. ... [+]

The course allows students to learn about the techniques and tools needed to develop an organization that is based on an integrated approach.The advantage of a systematic view of the most suitable distribution network.Attending the Marketing Management, developing a focus on how to make things happen. The career prospects in the sales area are confirmed as being on the rise and very dynamic, as determination and ambition make the difference for those wishing to start a career both as a consultant or for a company.

The Master in Marketing Management is a full-time program structured in 1,500 hours of learning activities over 12 months of study, divided into: 360 hours of lectures, an estimated 540 hours of independent study, and 600 hours of internship.... [-]

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The Master in Marketing, Communication and New Media is a full-time program taught entirely in English, which aim to prepare graduates from any discipline to manage the m ... [+]

The Master in New Media and Marketing Communication is a response to the fast pace of change within the world of communication, offering the latest skills and tools with regard to digital communication.By establishing solid marketing foundations that focus on the creation, management and performance analysis of social media content, the course allows students to develop the ability to interpret companies’ needs and transform them into effective content and communication plans.

STRUCTURE

The Master in New Media and Marketing Communication is a full-time program taught in English and 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 500 hours of internship.... [-]

Italy Bologna
November 2019
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12 months
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