M.Sc. Economics and Management of Innovation and Technology

  • On Campus
  • 24 months
  • EUR12000 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    EUR12000 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
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Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi | Milan, Italy
This Master of Science is designed to develop the problem-solving and management skills needed to effectively employ technology and innovation. The Economics and Management of Innovation and Technology programme is offered at Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi.
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Description

It is organized around key issues (e.g. competitiveness, innovation and internationalization) which are analyzed by relying on various disciplinary approaches (e.g. economics, management and law).

We aim to develop the analytical skills required to understand the dynamics of technology within and across organizations; the decision-making abilities to turn technological opportunities into new ideas; and the problem-solving attitude to make successful innovations out of new ideas.

Graduates are prepared to cover a number of different roles related to innovative projects in large consultancies, multinational companies, high-tech companies, international organizations, regulatory authorities on innovation and intellectual property or work as researchers for new product development and launches. Moreover, the programme prepares graduates to create and launch their own entrepreneurial business or undertake a PhD programme in economics or strategy.The Economics and Management of Innovation and Technology programme is offered at Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi.

Career Opportunities

  • Graduates are prepared to cover a number of different roles, including:
  • Industry analysts, consultants on business development at large consultancies
  • Business development managers and project managers of large innovation projects at multinational companies
  • Product managers and business operations managers in high-tech companies
  • Consultants and analysts at international organizations
  • Consultants and analysts at regulatory authorities on innovation and intellectual property
  • Market and competitive researchers for new product development and launch

This programme prepares students to craft and launch their own entrepreneurial business. It also provides a solid background in applied economics and technology and innovation strategy for students wishing to undertake a PhD program in economics or strategy.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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Tuition fee
  • EUR 12000 per year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • EUR 12000 per year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
Credits (ECTS) 120 ECTS
Duration full-time 24 months
Partnership Joint
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

Program Structure

In the first year, students acquire a solid foundation in economic theory, analytical tools and methodologies useful to understand and manage internationalization and innovation processes. The courses touch on many different areas: economics and management, law, history, and statistics. The second year offers the chance to look more deeply into such areas as development economics, supply chain management or information systems governance.

First Year

First Semester

Main topics:

  • Competition Analysis
  • Technology and Markets
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Valuation

Second Semester

Main topics:
  • Technology Entrepreneurship
  • Data Analysis for Managerial Decisions
  • Creating Value Through New Business Models
  • 1 course according to the selected major (or free track)

Second Year

1 Industry-specific elective chosen out of:

  • Innovation and Firm Strategies in ICT Sectors
  • Innovation and Competition in Life Science
  • Innovation in Services
  • Community-Based Innovation and Strategy

Majors

  • Green Management and Sustainability (major A)
  • Technology and Innovation Management (major B)
  • IT Consulting (major C)
  • Data Science and Business Analytics (major D)

Free Track

  • 3 electives

Requirements

Every year Università Bocconi establishes the maximum number of students that can be admitted to a given degree program. By doing so, the University guarantees the best possible living and study conditions for students, allowing them to successfully complete their degrees and enter the job market.

The Bocconi Graduate School offers pre-experience Master of Science programs, for students coming directly from previous studies (Bachelor degree) or also with some brief work experience.

International applicants

In all the selection rounds, International applicants are selected on the basis of a process that takes into consideration all elements of their profile, focusing on three components:

  • Results of the GMAT (or GRE) test
  • Grade point average of exams passed in the Undergraduate program
  • Evaluation of the applicant's Curriculum vitae / Resumée and Personal statement, possibility of personal assessment interview.

1.Results of the GMAT (or GRE) test

The aptitude test scores provide a fair and objective way to compare applications. Bocconi requires only the total score (verbal and quantitative sections) of the GMAT or GRE.No particular scores are required to participate to the selections

2.Grade point average of exams passed in the Undergraduate program

The undergraduate GPA and transcripts are an indication of the applicant's previous academic performance. No particular scores are required to participate to the selections

3.Evaluation of the applicant's Curriculum vitae / Resumée and Personal Statement

The Director of the Master of Science program will evaluate the various documents and information included in the dossier and verify the applicant's overall profile, experience and knowledge.Applications will not be evaluated if any of the 3 above mentioned elements is missing.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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