MANAGEMENT OF INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP (MIE)
The Master in Management of Innovation and Entrepreneurship aims at providing students with theoretical knowledge and analytical tools to identify and exploit entrepreneurial opportunities for innovation, change management and organizational transformation.
The drivers of new business creation, the ability to identify business opportunities offered by the markets, the analysis of human, economic and financial resources needed to create and develop new projects represent some of the topics in the entrepreneurship field.
Entrepreneurship and innovation are interwoven. Innovation is conceived in a broad sense, spanning from new knowledge generation to enter in new markets to the development of new products, processes and management approaches, based on innovative organizational solutions and competitive strategies.
Alongside the creation of new companies, the ability to innovate and seize the opportunities for investing in new markets by existing companies is a condition of success for the revitalization of more mature businesses.
The Master Management of innovation and entrepreneurship is intendend to prepare enrolled students to the following professions:
Curriculum: Digital innovation
Directors of private companies in manufacturing sectors; commerce; service for companies, banks and similar, Directors of business functions, Entrepreneurs and small business managers in information and telecommunication services
Entrepreneurs, managers and managers of small businesses in manufacturing sectors, commerce and services for businesses, banking and similar, Entrepreneurs and directors of large banks, insurance companies, real estate agencies, financial intermediaries, Entrepreneurs and directors of large companies in services to businesses and individuals Directors and general managers of companies
Curriculum: Management of intellectual property rights
- Managers of intellectual property rights for medium and large companies
- External consultants for the management of intellectual property rights for small businesses
- Directors and managers of the research and development department
- Entrepreneurs of consulting firms in industrial and intellectual property
- Legal experts in companies
Employment statistics (Almalaurea)
Applications and admissions: free, subject to entry requirements
Students with an Italian degree (ex. DM 270/04 or equivalent ex. DM 509/99) from one of the following classes: Ingegneria civile e ambientale (L-7), Ingegneria dell’informazione (L-8), Ingegneria industriale (L-9), Mediazione linguistica (L-12), Scienze biologiche (L-13), Scienze dei servizi giuridici (L-14), Scienze del turismo (L-15), Scienze dell’amministrazione e dell’organizzazione (L-16), Scienze dell’economia e della gestione aziendale (L-18), Scienze della comunicazione (L-20), Scienza della pianificazione territoriale, urbanistica, paesaggistica e ambientale (L-21), Scienze e tecnologie agrarie e forestali (L-25), Scienze e tecnologie agro- alimentari (L-26), Scienze e tecnologie chimiche (L-27), Scienze e tecnologie fisiche (L-30), Scienze e tecnologie informatiche (L-31), Scienze e tecnologie per l’ambiente e la natura (L-32), Scienze economiche (L-33), Scienze geologiche (L-34), Scienze matematiche (L-35), Scienze politiche e delle relazioni internazionali (L-36), Scienze sociali per la cooperazione, lo sviluppo e la pace (L-37), Sociologia (L-40), Statistica (L-41), Storia (L-42), Tecnologie per la conservazione e il restauro dei beni culturali (L-43) and students from undergraduate classes other than the above listed and students with foreign qualification can enrol to the course after positive judgement of the Admission Board provided they have acquired a certain number of credits in specific scientific-disciplinary sectors specified in the Manifesto degli Studi.
Applicants may submit also a letter of motivation and ask an external Referee to prepare and send directly to the Master’s degree Secretariat, by post or fax or e-mail directly a recommendation letter for them. The Admission Board reserves the possibility to request the applicant an oral interview for admission, held in English language and exclusively done via electronic devices (eg.: via skype).
Students enrolled in MIE program can spend a study period above as part of the Erasmus+ Programme, to take courses, sit exams and/or conduct research on their master's dissertation. The study abroad period, which lasts from three to 12 months, allows access to the teaching and research facilities of European Universities. Once students return to Italy, they receive academic recognition for the activities successfully conducted abroad.
The Master of Science in Management of Innovation and Entrepreneurship has selected appropriate partner universities in France (Université Jean Moulin - Lyon III), Spain (University of Salamanca), Poland (University of Economics in Katowice, University of Lodz, Warsaw School of Economics e University of Gdansk), Portugal (University of Porto e ISAG European Business School), Russia (Plekhanov Russian University of Economics) and China (School of Business of Renmin University). Offered courses cover the most relevant topics and disciplines in line with the objective of the Program, such as, for example: R&D and Innovation Management, International corporate finance, Entrepreneurship strategy, Accounting and finance of new ventures, Management of new ventures, Technology-based firms: venturing development, Marketing. Course selection is finalized prior to departure together with the student mobility representative of the degree course. Credits obtained are officially recognized at the end of the exchange period and included in the study plan.
For students enrolled on bachelor’s, master’s and single cycle degree programmes are divided into two instalments of different amounts and with different payment deadlines:
- the first, corresponding to the minimum amount, is the same for all students
- the second - technically referred to as an ‘all-inclusive fee’- that is variable.
Students can also be entitled for tuition fee reductions such as:
- lowering for students who meet high merit requirements
- fixed amounts calculated on the basis of the student's citizenship group for those with income/property abroad
- support for students who have political refugee status.
More info at: Fees - current academic year
Scholarships and benefits
L’Ateneo fornisce inoltre una serie di agevolazioni economiche a favore dei propri studenti con requisiti particolari (merito, condizioni economiche o personali, studenti internazionali) come: