Contemporary Approaches to Business Transformation is the first week of the Summer School in Knowledge and Innovation Management in the Digital World.

The Contemporary Approaches to Business Transformation Summer School aims to provide participants with a clear understanding of different sources of knowledge and various types of innovation. It also gives students a deeper awareness of challenges of innovation and strategies to overcome them. These topics will be explored further in the second week of the Summer School entitled Innovation process and business modelling and, above all, during the Level I Master in Management and Technology -  major in Business Transformation.

Target Audience

The Summer School is aimed at recent graduates — or those graduating soon — with a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree.


  • What is digital transformation
  • Types and sources of knowledge and innovation (closed versus open, radical versus incremental, architectural versus modular, blue versus red ocean, etc.)
  • Contemporary approaches and tools (Crowdsourcing, Open Source, etc.)
  • Tool-problem fit 

Schedule and Delivery

Lessons will be held from Monday to Friday from 9:30 to 17:30.   For more information on, contact us by writing to masterluissbs@luiss.it.

Except for legal provisions or regulations that prevent attending classes on-site, for which the School reserves the right to change the delivery method, classes will be held at the stated and scheduled locations.

Tuition and Funding


Tuition includes materials and access to all Luiss Business School facilities, but does not include accommodation. 

Fee waivers are available for participation in more than one week.

For participants enrolling in the Master in Management and Technology a.y. 2021-2022, the cost of the single week, will be deducted from the cost of the Master programme. Futher deductions and facilities are granted to those attending two or three Summer School weeks. 

How to apply

In order to apply, candidates need to send a copy of their CV and ID document (or passport) along with the completed Enrolment Form via e-mail to masterluissbs@luiss.it.

ECTS and Certificate of Participation

The Summer School Contemporary Approaches to Business Transformation provides students with 4 ECTS - European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System.

At the end of the programme a certificate of participation will be issued to those who have attended at least 80% of the didactic activities included in the programme.