Curriculum

The curriculum of the Major in Luxury Management 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 Luxury Management 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

General management courses aim to give all students the necessary business management foundations in order to better understand new concepts that will be 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.

  • Strategy
  • CRM & Promotion
  • Accounting & Performance Measurement
  • Financial Management
  • Organisation & HR Management
  • Digital & Social Media Marketing
  • Corporate Sustainability

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.

  • Organisation & People Management in Luxury and Fashion Firms
  • Branding
  • Brand Strategies in Fashion Industry
  • Operation & Supply Chain Management
  • Business Models in Luxury Industries
  • Luxury Channel & Distribution Management
  • Management Control
  • Luxury Market & Key Players
  • Tour Operator
  • Store Concept & Design
  • Product & Merchandising
  • Consumer Behaviour in Luxury Industries
  • Focus Areas:
    • Jewelry and Watches
    • Cars & Yachts
    • Design and Art
    • Beauty & Fragrancies
    • Hotel & SPA
    • Wines & Food
    • Fashion and Accessories

Project Work

At the end of lectures, students test their preparation by carrying out an exciting group project. Under the guidance of a tutor, they tackle a real case, chosen by our partners, and present their conclusions to a committee of experts

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 Luxury Management 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 the necessary work experience, both increasing and improving their skills while expanding their business network.

Academic Calendar

The Master’s Degree Programme in Fashion, Luxury and Tourism Management – Major in Luxury Management lasts 12 months and is divided in 4 terms.

Term 1: September-December 2020
Term 2: January-March 2021
Term 3: April-June 2021
Term 4: Internship

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