The Full-time MBA curriculum provides a multichannel approach that combines digital pills and discussing cases in the classroom to foster collaborative learning among students. The 12-month programme structure includes Core Disciplinary Areas, Electives, and a Field project along with Learning labs, Coaching programme, Career Service activities and International experience.

The core disciplinary areas provide students with conceptual framework, analytical and planning tools as well as techniques and methodologies that contribute to the application of a systematic approach to business management.

  • Accounting and Control
  • Business Law
  • Corporate and Investment Banking
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Innovation
  • Marketing
  • Organisational Design
  • Operations Management
  • Strategy

Electives allow students to customise their MBA. In order to enrich their curricula, students select both Functional Track and an Industry Focus to suit their needs and build a personal job profile.

Functional track

Students can choose from a number of functional tracks in order to deepen their knowledge on a specific topic.

  • Business Restructuring
  • Financial Management
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Management of International Business
  • Marketing
  • M&A and Corporate Strategy
  • Reinventing the Supply Chain

Industry focus

Students can choose among a variety of industries to gain general knowledge of different sectors, identifying the key players and relevant trends. All the focuses are presented by high-ranking managers from each sector.

  • Aviation
  • Energy
  • Food & Beverage
  • Luxury & Fashion
  • Real Estate
  • Health and Pharmaceutical
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Tourism
  • Banking
  • Entertainment

The Field Project is the last mandatory part of the MBA programme and consists in a project work paper. Every student can freely decide which kind of project work paper he/she wants to work on:

  • Project Work within a Company or Institution
  • Entrepreneurial Project
  • Research Project

Labs are designed to strengthen students’ managerial and relational skills and will be run throughout the MBA.

  • AdVenture Lab
  • Soft Skills Lab
  • Social Impact Lab
  • Project Management Lab
  • Big Data Lab
  • Scenario and Forecasting Lab

Luiss Business School is committed to help the students define their personal career strategy and achieve the goals, by providing tailored support and skills development.

One of the most successful initiative is the individual coaching programme: a unique personal experience that in a thought-provoking and creative process inspires the students to maximize their personal and professional potential, enhancing self-awareness and reflection about personal values, skills, desires and goals.

All Luiss Business School Coaches are certified by the International Coach Federation.

Due to its highly sensitive and personal nature, the Individual Coaching Programme is a discretionary activity for students.


  • Personality Assessment
  • Result of Personality Assessment
  • Coaching Sessions