Curriculum

The curriculum of the Major in Business Transformation is designed to ensure and support the progressive professional and personal growth of students who benefit from a productive learning experience: lessons, case studies, group work sessions, and a high-level faculty comprised of both academics and professionals.

During the Master’s Degree Programme, students receive constant support from the Career Service Office that helps them increase their employability and find a curricular internship.

Induction week

The induction week is an introductive week to the Major in Business Transformation during which students can settle in and familiarise themselves with life on campus. Ice-breaking labs, seminars, workshops, and presentations allow students to meet their classmates and get a better idea of the services offered by Luiss Business School, as well as curricular and extracurricular activities.

General management

The general management courses aim to give all students the necessary business management foundations in order to better understand new concepts that are introduced during the core and advanced courses. The general management courses provide students with an overview that is highly useful upon entering the job market.

  • Accounting & Financial Management
  • Organisation & HR Management
  • Economics of Strategy
  • Statistics

Core courses

The core courses introduce students to industry-focused concepts that are specific to this major. These courses provide students with the key principles and skills they need to better understand their chosen sector.

  • Digital Economics
  • Business Modelling and Planning
  • Managing Business Digitisation: Predicting Organisational Impact
  • Adapting Firm Strategy to the Digital Age
  • How to Establish a Digital Positioning
  • Reimagining the Customer Experience

Advanced courses

The advanced courses provide students with an in-depth perspective on specific aspects of international business, adopting a more practical approach.

  • Data Analysis, Mobility, Proximity and App-Based Marketing
  • Digital & Mobile Innovation Management
  • Managing Cyber Security and Cyber Law
  • Mastering Digital Governance
  • Reengineering Operational Processes
  • Facing Reputational Distress in the Mobile Digital Economy
  • Digital Communication

Learning Labs

Learning labs focus on personal development. During the programme, students develop cross-functional and soft skills by attending sessions to cultivate intellectual flexibility, develop problem solving skills, learn to adapt in diverse situations and refine cross-cultural awareness.

Internship

The curricular internship is generally done at the end of the Major in Business Transformation and represents an opportunity for students to combine theory and hands-on experience, coming into direct contact with professionals working in the industry. The Career Service Office supports students in their search for internship opportunities, thus helping to broaden their career prospects and giving them the possibility to acquire necessary work experience, both increasing and improving their skills while expanding their business network.

Field project

The field project is a great opportunity for students to put into practice the knowledge and competences acquired during the Master’s Degree Programme. Each type of field project helps students to move faster in their career path. Students will combine theory and practice, build professional connections, gain relevant work experience, strengthen their creative and analytical skills, thus increasing their future employability.

The field project can be one of the following:

  • internship: from educational training to reality, students participate in an internship that follows the educational programme
  • entrepreneurial project: students develop their own business idea, from the idea creation to the business plan and go-to-market;
  • research project:students develop a research-based project on a subject selected with faculty members

Academic Calendar

The Master’s Degree Programme in Management and Technology – Major in Business Transformation lasts 12 months and is divided in 4 terms.

Term 1: September-December 2020
Term 2: January-February 2021
Term 3: March-May 2021
Term 4: Field Project/Internship

Please note that the academic calendar is subject to change, for more information and details please e-mail masterluissbs@luiss.it.