Online Masters Program in Business Studies in Italy

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A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

Business studies is an academic program that is designed for students wanting to learn more about how businesses are run. Courses may include more general topics or more specific ones to help prepare students for a particular career.

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Officially known as the Italian Republic, the country is found in southern Europe. The official language is Italian and the cultural rich capital is Rome. Many of the world's oldest universities are located in Italy, in particular the University of Bologna (founded in 1088). There are three Superior Graduate Schools with "university status", three institutes with the status of Doctoral Colleges, which function at graduate and post-graduate level.

Online Master Program in Business Studies in Italy

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Master’s Programme in Industrial and Employment Relations

Turin School of Development
Online & Campus Combined Full time October 2016 Italy Turin

It aims at developing specialized multidisciplinary knowledge in the field of industrial and employment relations from a comparative viewpoint. [+]

Online Master Programs in Business Studies in Italy. OBJECTIVES General objective Participants will be exposed to international and comparative industrial and employment relations systems with a view to better understanding the implications for the industrial relations systems of today. Specific objectives At the end of the Master’s Programme, participants will be able to: describe the industrial and employment relations systems with a comparative approach; apply tools and methodologies for effective labour-management relations at different levels of the economy from enterprise to the national and international level; advise government, employers’ and workers’ representatives on industrial and employment relations issues. PARTICIPANTS’ PROFILE AND REQUIREMENTS Participants' profile government, workers’ and employers’ representatives; practitioners in the field of industrial and employment relations from the public and private sectors; human resources managers; personnel in human resources departments dealing with industrial and employment relations; labour administration and labour inspection officials; staff from international organizations and United Nations agencies; ILO staff from field offices and technical cooperation projects; graduate students and researchers. Participants' requirements for the Master’s Programme a first university degree (BA) of minimum three years duration;* working knowledge of spoken and written English; ability to use computers and access to the internet. STRUCTURE, METHODOLOGY, CONTENT AND RESOURCES The Master’s Programme will be divided into three phases: Phase 1: Distance-learning from October 2016 to January 2017 (15 weeks) Phase 2: Residential face-to-face phase at the ITCILO campus in Turin from January to April 2017 (12 weeks) Phase 3: Preparation of Master’s thesis from April to September 2017 (21 weeks) Phase 1 includes assignments, self-study and exercises with the assistance of a tutor. Participants will have access to an online platform through which they will learn on an individual basis. They will receive support from tutors with expertise in the subject matter; participate in a forum; use the documentation centre, and network with other participants. This preparatory phase will enable participants with different levels and fields of knowledge to be introduced to the fundamentals and basic concepts relating to industrial and employment relations to reach an adequate and homogeneous level to take full advantage of the residential phase. Phase 2 - the residential phase in Turin - will focus on the following topics: International labour standards and industrial relations Legal sources and institutional framework of industrial and employment relations in Europe Workers’ and employers’ organizations: structure and role Social dialogue and tripartism Collective bargaining machinery; administration and implementation of collective agreements Settlement of labour disputes: conciliation, mediation, arbitration and labour courts Information and consultation at the enterprise level Labour administration and labour inspection Industrial relations systems, competitiveness and public policy Globalization and industrial and employment relations Recent trends in human resources management policies Workplace relations Professors, practitioners and other resource persons will use lectures, case-studies, case law judgments, excerpts of collective agreements and legislation, discussions, group-work and practical exercises to strike a balance between theory and practice and to stimulate interaction with the resource persons and among participants. Phase 3: participants will be required to carry out individual research in their home country for the preparation and submission of their thesis, assisted at a distance by tutors and/or professors. The outline of the thesis to be presented in Turin by April 2016 and completed before September 2016. Study visits Study visits to selected local enterprises will be organized during the face-to-face phase in Turin to provide an opportunity to participants to be exposed to different practices of industrial and employment relations. Documentation Participants will receive documentation to expand their knowledge of the topics. A bibliography and links section will be incorporated into the virtual platform for the distance-learning phase. Faculty The faculty will be selected for its professional experience and subject knowledge. It will consist of academic resource persons and practitioners: Professors from the University of Turin and other renowned universities; ILO and ITCILO experts; Specialist tutors who will support and interact with the participants throughout the programme. DEGREE A first level Master’s Degree from the University of Turin (60 certified university credits) will be issued. The degree will be awarded to the participants who fulfill all of the following conditions: the administrative requirements and documents required by the University of Turin; attendance of training sessions during the residential phase (only participants with at least 95% attendance will be entitled to apply for the degree); submit the assignments within the set deadlines and quality requirements; pass the prescribed examinations demonstrating the level of competence required by the Scientific Committee. PARTICIPATION IN THE MASTER’S PROGRAMME Tuition fees: 8,000 Euros payable by the participant or his/her sponsoring organization. This covers tuition, use of training facilities and support services, routine medical care and medical insurance. Applications for the Master’s Programme Candidates interested in participating in the Master’s Programme should complete and submit the online application form available on this link: Eligibility criteria The selection of participants for the Master’s Programme, as well as the award of partial scholarships, will be made by a Selection Committee consisting of ITCILO and the University of Turin representatives. The selection criteria will include academic and professional qualifications, experience, organization, country of origin, and gender balance. Deadline for applications: 21 August 2015 [-]

Master in International Human Resources Management

Rome Business School
Campus or Online Full time Part time March 2017 Italy Rome + 1 more

LAST SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE, APPLY NOW! The ideal choice for all those who wish to excel as human resources professionals in the job market at the international level. World class training, internships, professional and networking opportunities on a global scale. [+]

LAST SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE, APPLY NOW! The ideal choice for all those who wish to excel as human resources professionals in the job market at the international level. World class training, internships, professional and networking opportunities on a global scale. Overview Within the context of the globalisation of markets and of competition, human resources are an ever more decisive factor of competitive advantage for both companies and non-profit organisations. With the progressive levelling of the fields of technological and process know-how, the individual is indeed the one true discriminating factor. Ultimately, the individual’s competencies, motivations, innovation capabilities and overall professional performance quality determine an organisation’s success. From such a perspective, companies and institutions must equip themselves with experts capable of both fully understanding the central role of the individual and of overseeing the related managerial processes, such as: selection, hiring, training, communication, development and compensation. Structure 6 months in Rome: Lectures + Additional Activities 6 months of project work Study tours in Europe An international paid internship: In a country of your choice   Target Recipients This Master’s Degree course is aimed at all those who are getting their first exposure to the world of human resources management or those who, although already operating in this sector, wish to acquire a more structured education and update their competencies. Typical profiles of individuals who may be interested in this course include, for instance: graduates or undergraduates with no previous work experience or with a basic experience in the training and development of human resources or in psychology of the workplace; recruiters; trainers; coaches; professionals who operate in contexts other than human resources and who wish to develop a wider knowledge and understanding of human resources management or to transfer to jobs within this field; entrepreneurs who wish to acquire a well structured education in human resources management. Contents Part 1 – General Management The company and the competitive environment Business strategy Project management Marketing management fundamentals Finance and business planning Part 2 – Professionalising teachings Strategic management of human resources: approaches, trends and tools Job analysis and strategic planning of human resources Selection, hiring and retention Training Development: coaching, counselling, mentoring Career plan and career development Performance management and evaluation Global Compensation Organisational theories and development Industrial relations and collective bargaining Workplace health and safety International management of human resources Part 3 – Themed Focuses Work psychology Organisational behaviour Leadership and team management Part 4 – Study and research seminars Workforce diversity, inclusion and equal opportunity employment Internal communication Change management Human resources metrics Part 5 – Special Contents The technical/professional teaching is enriched by: Company tours, to get to know managerial systems and players from the inside Artistic-cultural programmes, aimed at stimulating creativity, innovation capability and complex system understanding Training in interdisciplinary competencies, such as: Business English Self-marketing Interpersonal communication techniques and PNL Public speaking Tuition Fees Full Time Formula (on-campus or online): € 12.000 Executive Formula (on-campus or online): € 5.500 euro Professional Formula (on-campus or online): € 3.500 euro Evaluation and Assessment Course quality and student progress are thoroughly monitored through a system of evaluations: – Written assignments upon the completion of each module; – Individual project work; – A final exam. ... [-]

Masters In Governance And Management Of Public Procurement

Turin School of Development
Online & Campus Combined Full time October 2016 Italy Turin

The International Organisation of the International Training Centre of Labour (ITC-ILO), in partnership with the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris ( "Sciences Po"), the University of Turin (Italy) e Expertise France, a master program in governance and management of public procurement in support of sustainable development in which participants explore the legal, regulatory, economic, managerial and organizational a modern system of governance and management of public procurement [+]

Online Master Programs in Business Studies in Italy. The International Organisation of the International Training Centre of Labour (ITC-ILO), in partnership with the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris ( "Sciences Po"), the University of Turin (Italy) and France Expertise, a master program in governance and management of public procurement in support of sustainable development in which participants explore the legal, regulatory, economic, managerial and organizational a modern system of governance and management of public procurement. This master's program integrates teaching and blended learning techniques that allow participants to study and assimilate the theory and apply knowledge in a practical way by the execution of works, case studies , study visits and an applied research project. Participation in the program also provides access to a network and being exposed to the expertise, experience and expertise of academicians, experts working in international organizations and sectors specialists public and private. The aim of the program is to prepare participants to hold executive or managerial functions in relation to the regulation, execution or supervision of public procurement and contracts at the level of governments and international organizations The Masters program is based around four main areas of knowledge that are divided and organized into eighteen modules: Doma ine 1: Governance: legal frameworks and regulation of public procurement Area 2: economic and public procurement Theories Area 3: Management, procurement and contract management Domai only 4: Public procurement and sustainable development. The eighteen modules that make up the entire curriculum are: In introduction to the governance of public procurement and definition of the international legal framework Recent reforms, national legal and regulatory frameworks Introduction to economic principles in public procurement political and economic issues related to the legal framework for public procurement development programs and projects and public procurement Policies and guidelines of the World Bank, the African Development Bank and the European Union's public procurement Award of public works contracts Award of consultancy contracts Award of supply and service contracts Supply chain management: Incoterms, insurance and responsibilities of the parties Contract Management Prevention remedies and dispute resolution Market planning Risk management Public-private partnerships Procurement of electronic procurement (e-procurement) Audit of public procurement: the fight against fraud and corruption public procurement and sustainable development: labor standards, environment and social responsibility organization, duration and location The program is conducted in French and is of a total duration of 12 months. The program is structured in three successive learning phases with a duration of approximately four months following the schedule below: The first phase Learning takes place remotely. During this phase, participants complete a distance learning module via the Internet. This phase will begin October 24, 2016 and ending February 10, 2017. This phase allows remote introduce participants to the principles of public procurement and to present the different stages of the procurement process of supplies, works and services. The second phase Learning takes place in Turin and is a series of classroom instruction by different experts and professors. Classes will start on the ITC-ILO campus February 13, 2017 and will end June 16, 2017. During this phase, the attendance is mandatory because most of the training program, theoretical knowledge to practical work, is issued during this period. Phase Turin is the most important because of the density of the program that covers in detail and in depth all of the eighteen modules. The third phase is the preparation of an applied research project, writing a thesis and submitting it to the Scientific Council of the program. During this phase, which will take place remotely, participants will be required to conduct individual research, under the guidance of their supervisor on a topic related to public procurement and to submit at the end of this stage a final thesis. The outline of the research project will be presented before the start of Phase III and a final brief to be submitted to the Scientific Council before October 21, 2017 The registration fee to the masters program is EUR 8 000 and include insurance, and access to medical care and entertainment services to participants on campus. The accommodation (including breakfast) at the ITC-ILO campus costs 5 500 euros and covers the cost of accommodation on campus for the entire period of phase II, which takes place in Turin. A limited number of détudes partial scholarships which can cover part of the tuition and accommodation on the ITC-ILO campus are available for countries with low income students. These scholarships are offered on a competitive basis among deserving candidates and on the basis of selection criteria: country of origin, gender, relevant experience, etc. The prerequisites for the program are: of have completed three years of university education and obtained an undergraduate degree in good standing in a field related to public contracts (equivalent to the license of the French system or the American system of bachelor) have a minimum professional experience; demonstrate a good command of the French language. [-]

Master in Applied Labour Economics for Development

Turin School of Development
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 1 - 1  October 2016 Italy Turin + 1 more

Today, the dynamic and complex process of development and globalisation calls for an enhanced understanding of the way to support more and better jobs in different development contexts. [+]

The Master program in Applied Labour Economics for Development (MALED) of the Turin School of Development (ITC-ILO) is a response to the need for more and more diverse expertise in the design and evaluation of evidence-based policies, in which international labour standards and fundamental rights at work go hand in hand with job creation and productive employment. The program is delivered as a First Level Master Degree by the Department of Economics of the University of Turin.




This Master program is intended to prepare students and professionals from both advanced and developing countries to become experts in designing, analysing and evaluating policies that place employment at the core of economic, social and development policy making. The degree will combine rigorous training in analytical and quantitative economic methods with an emphasis on what constitutes an appropriate policy, legal and institutional framework for employment and decent work in different development contexts.... [-]

Master in Management of Development

Turin School of Development
Online & Campus Combined Full time November 2016 Italy Turin

The Turin School of Development (as part of the International Training Centre of the ILO) in partnership with the University of Turin offer this 1st level Master in Management of Development. [+]

Online Master Programs in Business Studies in Italy. The Turin School of Development (as part of the International Training Centre of the ILO) in partnership with the University of Turin offers this 1st level Master in Management of Development which is designed as an intensive, application-oriented blended learning program consisting of a succession of internet-based distance learning followed by interactive classroom instructions and practical application/research work. This Master programme, conducted in English, is in its 14th edition and has been successfully pursued by over 420 students from more than 90 countries worldwide. The contents and the learning delivery methods are designed to impart to the participants the full spectrum of competencies needed in order to effectively deal with the challenges facing today's development professionals in their pursuit of social and economic progress while preserving the living environment for future generations Programme The programme presents a number of unique features: integration of theory with application work; In-depth coverage of the full spectrum of competencies for project cycle management as practised in major development institutions; and An interdisciplinary approach that emphasises the interlinkages between rule of law, economic development and social progress. PART I - Distance Learning A self-learning tutor assisted period of 12 weeks' duration designed to introduce the participants to the pre-requisite entry level knowledge in the disciplines of Part II, namely economics, institutional design, sociology, law and project management. The training materials will include selected chapters from key textbooks in addition to a number of articles from well-known journals. The learning content will be posted on the programme's website while the participants will be provided with at least one prescribed textbook. Two weeks subsequent to arrival in Turin the participants will sit for two written examination covering the topics of Part I. Part II- Face to Face Learning Module I: Introduction to Management ofdevelopment (actors, institutions and PCM) Overview of development aid,international donor institutions – UN system, IMF and World Bank Project cycle management: logicalframework approach, operational planning,budget, monitoring and evaluation Module II: Economics of Development Economic development theories The global economic crisis Strategies of economic development: inselected successfull countries The role of FDI in development Environmental economics Inequality and poverty Cost and benefi t of migration in sendingand destination countries Module III: Enabling legal context fordevelopment Enabling legal framework for effective andsustainable development. The role and function of key actors indevelopment, inter alia, multilateral andbilateral development agencies and NGOs. Human Rights-based approach todevelopment programming Labour Standards with emphasis ongender and prevention of child labour Module IV: Institutional development and social analysis Factors influencing “institutional efficiency “ Political regimes and instruments of participation Development, politics and culture: perspectives from political science Family, gender and participation (special reference to problems of health and education) NGOs management PART III- Project preparation This part is dedicated to individual or group formulation of a full-fledged project document in response to a perceived “development need” in a sector and country related to the participants’ work or field of interest. The quality of preparation andpresentation of the project document serves as an indicator of the participants’ understanding of the main disciplines of development work. The project document or developmentproposal will be assessed for quality and consistency by a panel of experts from the University of Turin and ITC-ILO and is a prerequisite for graduation. Tuition fee The tuition fee is € 8,000 and includes:  programme development and management teaching equipment, training materials and documentation use of training facilities and support services. Board, lodging, travel expenses, transports and personal expenses for the period in Turin are not included in the tuition fee. Scholarhips The admission criteria will take into consideration the participant’s self-financing potential as well as his/her educational and professional profiles. The course will be held in English. Knowledge of the English language is a pre-requisite and must be proved in the application form with supporting documents. [-]

Executive Master in Marketing & Sales (EMMS)

SDA Bocconi School of Management
Online & Campus Combined Part time 14  January 2017 Italy Milan

Executive Master in Marketing & Sales - Working, learning, and living at your most. It is a joint initiative SDA Bocconi /ESADE – more connections, broader expansions. [+]

The executive format of the program means that traditional classes are combined with distance learning sessions, allowing you to work and study at the same time. The master focuses on sales and marketing, and offers you the opportunity to study not only at SDA Bocconi in Milano but also at ESADE in Barcelona and Madrid. EMMS is the Master for you if You want to progress further in your career without taking time out to study You wish to strengthen your knowledge of sales and marketing in an international context You want to be able to apply immediately what you have learned in the program You are interested in developing networking opportunities in the international market What EMMS can offer you A unique and specialized program of study in marketing and sales that includes classes in 3 different cities, distance learning sessions and the opportunity to put into practice what you have learned through a business project. [-]