M&A Strategy Master in Digital and Business Transformation
M&A Strategy Master in Digital and Business Transformation

Lenght

12 Months

Language

English

Rome

25 Sep '23

Delivery

On campus

Schedule

Midweek

Format

Full-time

The major in M&A Strategy offers a comprehensive overview of new M&A dynamics, strategies and processes in a world that is constantly changing thanks to digital technologies.
M&A Strategy Master in Digital and Business Transformation
M&A Strategy Master in Digital and Business Transformation

Lenght

12 Months

Language

English

Rome

25 Sep '23

Delivery

On campus

Schedule

Midweek

Format

Full-time

The major in M&A Strategy offers a comprehensive overview of new M&A dynamics, strategies and processes in a world that is constantly changing thanks to digital technologies.
Overview

Objectives of the Major in M&A Strategy

The Master in Digital and Business Transformation – Major in M&A Strategy aims to introduce participants to all stages of the process of acquiring a startup. From the analysis of innovation supply and demand, to the metrics used in the selection and evaluation phase of the startup, to the construction of business planning and business modeling, to the negotiation and closing phase, to the fundamental post-merger integration and governance phases.

The Programme is aimed at undergraduates and graduates who want to develop the skills needed to lead M&A processes in disruptive companies, combining knowledge of changing M&A activities with technology-based business strategies, managerial expertise and leadership skills.

The major focuses in particular on the skills, competences and technologies most in demand by Corporate Venture Capital (CVC), Venture Capital (VC) firms, management consultancies, law firms, investment banking firms and innovative start-ups.

Diploma and ECTS

The Major in M&A Strategy is a one-year Master of Science equivalent to “Master Universitario di I livello” in accordance with the Italian university system. It provides students with at least 65 ECTS – European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System. At the end of the Programme, the Master’s Diploma “Master Universitario di I livello” will be conferred to participants who have passed exams or others assessment tests envisaged in the study program.

Target audience of the Major in M&A Strategy

The Major in M&A Strategy is aimed at recent graduates — or those graduating soon — interested in developing competencies in the industry.

Career prospects

The programme puts students on career paths in a wide range of organisations in the industry, in positions such as:

  • M&A analyst in Corporate and Venture Capital
  • M&A consultant in strategic and financial advisory firms
  • Financial analyst
  • Investment analyst
  • Lending manager
  • Entrepreneur or member of the management team of start-ups in technology-intensive companies
  • M&A legal in law firms.

Direction and Coordination

Scientific Director of the Master

Christian Lechner, Full Professor Luiss University

Scientific Director of the major in M&A Strategy

Fabrizio Virtuani, Chief Innovation Technology and Information Officer Gruppo Tea

Scientific Committee

Raffaele Oriani, Dean Luiss Business School
Maximo Ibarra, CEO Engineering Ingegneria Informatica S.p.A.
Giuseppe Italiano, Full Professor Luiss University
Christian Lechner, Full Professor Luiss University
Enzo Peruffo, Associate Dean for Education Luiss Business School
Luca Pirolo, Head of Master Programmes Luiss Business School
Fabrizio Virtuani, Chief Innovation Technology and Information Officer Gruppo Tea