Curriculum

THEORY AND PRACTICAL CLASS ACTIVITIES, OUT-OF-THE-CLASSROOM EXPERIENCE

The curriculum offers the opportunity to develop fine-tuned skills. It is based on a creative approach to business practices and is designed to push back the traditional boundaries of business.

The Programme – entirely taught in English – is divided into 4 terms across 22 months and lessons are held every other weekend.

The Induction will set the essentials of the MBA experience.

Programme, Labs and Services Introduction
Detailed explanation of the programme, labs and the University services: everything you need to know to fully enjoy your MBA experience.

Blended course: Back to Basics
Designed mainly for students with no-economic background and an intermediate level of English, the Blended course will help students get up to speed in their immersion into the Financial and Economic world.

Ice-Breaking Activities – Outdoor Activity
Fun activities in a casual and informal environment will lay the foundation to your new MBA network. An opportunity to link with students with different backgrounds and skills and to be enriched by their stories.

The Foundations provide an economic basis for the MBA Programme and are preparatory for the Core Courses.

Strategy in the Age of Digital Disruption
Focus on decision making under uncertainty and application of theoretical models to real world issues, problems and topics. Introduction to the concept of metacognition in order to successfully perceive and adapt to changes in business environments.

Business Analytics
In-depth analysis of the most relevant tools of statistics. The focus of the class is on real world applications. The cardinal objective of the course is to show how proper statistical thinking complements managerial thinking for good decision making under uncertainty.

Accounting
Overview of business economics and management principles and the basics of financial reporting and statements analysis. Provision of tools to understand accounting rules and develop adjusted accounting measures of performance.

Megatrends and Business Foundations
Interpretation of the real world from an economic perspective: analysis of the basic elements of modern microeconomic theory in order to understand behaviour of consumers and firms, how markets work and the role of the government for the resource allocation.

Quantitative Methods for Finance
Understanding of the fundamental concepts of financial mathematics, their application in calculating present and accumulated values for streams of cash flows and their use in reserving, valuation, pricing, asset/liability management, investment income and capital budgeting.

The Core Courses provide a conceptual framework and a systematic approach to be applied to business management.
Each Core Disciplinary Area comprises various courses of business administration that give students an in-depth mastery of management disciplines and a global vision of the corporate world.

  • Corporate Finance & Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance & Executive Compensation
  • Leading Strategic Innovation and Change
  • Technology & Operations Management
  • Corporate and Investment Banking
  • Marketing Intelligence & Customer Engagement
  • Data-Driven Marketing
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Management Accounting
  • Marketing Management
  • Leading People and Getting Things Done
  • Empowering Growth and Mastering Strategy Execution
  • Design Organizations for Digital Transformation
  • Legal Aspect of International Business & Finance
  • Planning and Control

Students can choose to focus on a certain industry to gain general knowledge of the chosen sector, identify key players, and learn more about relevant trends. All the focus-area discussions are presented by high-ranking managers from the relevant sector.

  • Banking
  • Aviation
  • Energy
  • Entertainment
  • Health and Pharmaceutical
  • Luxury and Fashion
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Tourism
  • Big Data
  • Family Business

During the event, students work together in mixed groups, having a great chance to network with peers from other schools.

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INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE PROGRAMME

Luiss Business School offers the opportunity to participate in Exchange Programme with leading international business schools.

Please check all the exchange options on the following page.

Challenge will be the keyword of your MBA path. You will experience firsthand how to deal with business-related concepts in compliance with social commitment principles.

Business Challenges
Management of a real business challenge related to participants’ companies. The project is carried out individually or in groups and students are supported by a company supervisor.

Social Challenge
Organization of a social commitment event. The initiative is supported and promoted by Luiss Business School media and channels.

During the final months of the Part-Time MBA, students apply the skills acquired during the programme to the Capstone Project.

Part-Time MBA students will work in groups on research projects, entrepreneurial projects or challenges within a company. Based on the type of the project, students will be collaborating side by side with academic supervisors and highly experienced managers.

It is a fundamental part of the Part-Time MBA programme which gives students the unique opportunity to work on exciting research projects while combining knowledge gained during the Master with professional expertise.