The Master in Business Management – Latin American Markets, was conceived in order to train contemporary managers to be capable of successfully applying marketing, finance and production techniques to the unique and specific aspects linked to this new emerging market.
Master in Business Management / Latin American Markets
The Master in Business Management – Latin American Markets, was conceived in order to train contemporary managers to be capable of successfully applying marketing, finance and production techniques to the unique and specific aspects linked to this new emerging market. The Master is carried out in collaboration with the School of Economics and the School of Foreign Languages and Literature of the University of Bologna, because with any new market it is important to link linguistic and communicative aspects to the comprehension of management tools.
For European companies the export to Latin America has reached a quota of more than 25 billion euro per year. The regional environment in this territory displays very characterizing internal differences and cultural peculiarities. This Master helps in understanding the business opportunities of this market and evaluating its environmental, normative and cultural obstacles and potentials.
The Latin American Markets track of the Master in Business Management provides a study period in Bologna for learning the analytical, operative, research, management and marketing tools necessary for managing a company interested in internationalization. Furthermore, thanks to a special partnership with universities and local businesses, the Master in enriched with a studyterm and business project which will be carried out on-site in Buenos Aires. The Master concludes with a 3-month internship at a company.
THE MASTER IS AN INVESTMENT.
THE HONOR LOAN IS THE WAY TO FUND IT.
“PerTe Prestito Con Lode”, a long-term and low-interest honor loan, with no collateral required to cover the full amount of the tuition fee.
DURATION: 12 months
AVERAGE AGE: 26
APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 11, 2016
SELECTION: November 16, 2016
ENROLLMENT DEADLINE: December 12, 2016
START DATE: December 2016
The Master in Business Management – Latin American Markets 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 2016-April 2017, in Bologna
Second term: May 2017-July 2017,in BuenosAires, in the Argentinian campus of the University of Bologna
Internship: September 2017-December 2017, in Latin America or Italy, as the student chooses.
One of the unique characteristics of the Latin American Markets concentration is that it is conducted in two locations. During the first term, the Master takes place at the Bologna campus of the Bologna Business School, with courses in business administration intended to consolidate and apply to company cases the concepts, and technical and operational methodologies learned in class. From May onwards, students move to the Buenos Aires campus of the University of Bologna, where they participate in courses and projects with partner companies with a focus on Latin American markets.
The component of the master held in Buenos Aires will be conducted mainly in Spanish, so knowledge of the language is a mandatory requirement for entry to the master.
Classroom participation is about 30 hours per week and is 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 courses of Business Administration 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 sectorial issues of Latin American Markets. 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 Management Committee:
Lorenzo Baroncini, President and Director General, Ducati Energía Sud América S.A. • Pablo Cámara,President, Coffice S.A., Lavazza • Nicolás De Gracia, President and CEO, Telespazio Argentina S.A. • José María Hidalgo, General Director, ENDESA • Franco Livini, President, Pirelli Neumáticos SAIC • Cesare Margotta, President, Seguros Generali Argentina, Vicepresident, Caja de Ahorro y Seguros S.A. • Rubén Cesar Moleon, Managing Director, Pilotes Trevi • Cristiano Santiago Argentino Rattazzi, President, Fiat Argentina, Vicepresident, ADEFA • Natale A. Rigano, President, Fiat Industrial Argentina
ADMINISTRATION AND AUDIT
INTERNATIONALIZATION OF COMPANIES IN LATIN AMERICAN MARKETS
MANAGEMENT OF LATIN AMERICAN MARKETS
SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
The educational sessions provide different learning methods, including lectures, simulations, discussions of case studies, presentations by companies, testimonies 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 2017) developed during the entire Master
3 major projects of 1 month each (May, June and July 2017) related to the chosen field
other shorter projects within single lessons
the final project for the internship.
Building synergies with businesses is a priority and a distinguishing characteristic of all programs of the Alma Bologna Business School, including the Master in Business Management – Latin American Markets.
The School is fully dedicated to preparing students for the job market and it accomplishes this through systematic career development, with an ongoing commitment to combine the best professional projects by students with the demands of businesses.
The internship is an excellent springboard to the professional world, evidenced by the fact that six months after completing the full-time master at Alma Bologna Business School, an average of 85% of alumni are working in a company.
The tuition fee for the Master is 11,200 euros (VAT free) to be paid in three installments:
First installment: 1.500,00 euros
Second installment: 6.000,00 euros
Third installment: 3.700,00 euros
The fee includes participation in theMaster, all the study material available through the online platform, and access to the services and facilities of Alma Bologna Business School such as: personal account for the Alma wi-fi, use of the PC 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.
Thanks to the agreement between Bologna Business School and Intesa Sanpaolo, participants are eligible to apply for “PerTe Prestito Con Lode”, a long-term and low-interest honor loan.
Loan amount equal to the enrollment fee
Reduced interest rate
No collateral required
Repayable in 10 years
No early closing fees
Bologna Business School provides merit-based partial scholarships to the leading candidates in the selection process. Furthermore, at the end of the master, the School assigns a prize to the best student.
Furthermore, participants enrolling in the Master in Business Management with a concentration in Latin American Markets are entitled to a special fee reduction of 2,000 euros.
The cost of the Master can be covered in full or partially by third parties: public bodies, foundations, or companies.
Thanks to the contribution of INPS (Istituto Nazionale della Previdenza Sociale), scholarships of 10.000 euros will be available to INPS employees or retired members, to their children or orphans.