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MSc in Business Administration 2019-2020 Programme Structure

(for students enrolled in 2019-2020)

The Master of Science in Business Administration at University of Rome "Tor Vergata" offers 6 different areas of specialisation:

MANAGEMENT CONSULTING

  • Digital Management Consulting
  • Business Analytics
  • IT Systems, Data and Application

 

HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

  • People Management
  • Organisational Communication and Presentation Skills
  • Organisational Psychology

 

CONTROL AND AUDITING

  • Financial Reporting
  • Business Auditing
  • Governance and Ethics

                                 

MARKETING AND SALES MANAGEMENT

  • Advanced Marketing
  • International Marketing
  • Sales Management

 

SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

  • Procurement and Supply Chain
  • Economics of Procurement
  • Sustainable Supply Chain Management

 

SOCIAL INNOVATION AND SUSTAINABILITY

  • Business Government Relationships
  • Sustainability Management
  • Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation

 

The programme is divided in two parts: 8 core courses, shared by all specialisations, and specialisation courses, which vary depending on which specialisation the student choses.

CORE COURSES

  • General Management
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Organisational Dynamics and Behaviour
  • Business Statistics
  • Regulation and Competition Policies
  • Economics Choice Modelling
  • International Commercial Law
  • Corporate Finance

PURE OPTIONAL COURSES*

  • Family Business
  • Service Management and Marketing

*In addition to core and specialisation courses, students are required to take 2 optional courses to be chosen among the other MSc BA specialisation courses or pure optional courses.

 

MSc in Business Administration  Programme Structure

(for students enrolled in 2018-2019)

The Master of Science in Business Administration at University of Rome "Tor Vergata" offers 7 different areas of specialisation:

  • Human Resources Management
  • Control and Auditing
  • Marketing and Sales Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Management Consulting
  • Social Innovation and Government
  • Entrepreneurship
The programme is divided in two parts:
  • 1° year - 7 Core Courses,  shared by all specialisations
  • 2° year - specialisation courses, which vary depending on which specialisation the student choses
Each specialisation is completed with 3 main courses and 2 optional courses:
  • Main courses, divided into fields of expertise, are what strongly qualify students for the career they are targeting
  • Optional courses are necessary to enrich the students academic profile

2° YEAR - SPECIALISATION COURSES

Entrepreneurship

The objective of this area of specialization is to provide our graduate students with the necessary knowledge to:
  • apply the entrepreneurial process;
  • evaluate the feasibility of a new business concept;
  • apply a variety of feasibility tests and assessments;
  • conduct research activities to analyze competitors, market and industry characteristics;
  • examine intellectual property protection for new product concepts;
  • develop and/or evaluate a business plan.

Target professions: entrepreneur to develop his/her own ideas or manage a family-owned business. 

MAIN COURSES CFU SSD CODE
Entrepreneurship 6 SECS-P/08 8011614
Business Planning 6 SECS-P/07 8010808
Family Business 6 SECS-P/10 8011427
OPTIONAL COURSES CFU SSD CODE
Management Consulting 6 SECS-P/08 8011421
Project Management 6 ING-IND/17 8011615
Business Models Innovation 6 SECS-P/08 8011737
Financial Reporting 6 SECS-P/07 8011285
Business Auditing 6 SECS-P/07 8011610
Governance and Ethics 6 SECS-P/07 8011799
Advanced Marketing 6 SECS-P/08 8011609
Service Management 6 SECS-P/08 8011577
Sales Management 6 SECS-P/08 8011617
People Management 6 SECS-P/10 8010854
Organisational Action and Communication 6 SECS-P/10 8011738
Organisational Psychology 6 M-PSI/06 8011739
Economics of Procurement 6 SECS-P/01 8011164
Procurement and Supply Chain 6 SECS-P/08 8011661
Sustainable Supply Chain Management 6 SECS-P/08 8011706
Public Management and Governance 6 SECS-P/07 8011854
Business Government Relationships 6 SECS-P/07 8011611
Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation 6 SECS-P/07 8011718
International Marketing 6 SECS-P/08 8010828
EXTRA ACTIVITIES 6   8010847
FINAL THESIS 24   8011304
TOTAL CREDITS (1° and 2° year) 120    

 

Social Innovation and Government

The objective of this area of specialization is to provide our graduate students with the necessary knowledge to:
  • Analyze and define Social Innovation and Government as a key framework in the definition and provision of collective goods and services;
  • Understand the distinctive features and managerial techniques in private, public, non-profit organizations and social enterprises;
  • Master the fundamentals of public-private relationships (regulation, contracting, lobbying) in the perspective of network management;
  • Design innovative business models and starting up a social enterprise.
Target professions: social entrepreneur, public management consultant, public and non profit manager.
MAIN COURSES CFU SSD CODE
Public Management and Governance 6 SECS-P/07 8011854
Business Government Relationships 6 SECS-P/07 8011611
Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation 6 SECS-P/07 8011718
OPTIONAL COURSES (2 among the following) CFU SSD CODE
Management Consulting 6 SECS-P/08 8011421
Project Management 6 ING-IND/17 8011615
Business Models Innovation 6 SECS-P/08 8011737
Financial Reporting 6 SECS-P/07 8011285
Business Auditing 6 SECS-P/07 8011610
Governance and Ethics 6 SECS-P/07 8011799
Advanced Marketing 6 SECS-P/08 8011609
Service Management 6 SECS-P/08 8011577
Sales Management 6 SECS-P/08 8011617
People Management 6 SECS-P/10 8010854
Organisational Action and Communication 6 SECS-P/10 8011738
Organisational Psychology 6 M-PSI/06 8011739
Entrepreneurship 6 SECS-P/08 8011614
Business Planning 6 SECS-P/07 8010808
Family Business 6 SECS-P/10 8011427
Economics of Procurement 6 SECS-P/01 8011164
Procurement and Supply Chain 6 SECS-P/08 8011661
Sustainable Supply Chain Management 6 SECS-P/08 8011706
International Marketing 6 SECS-P/08 8010828
EXTRA ACTIVITIES 6   8010847
FINAL THESIS 24   8011304
TOTAL CREDITS (1° and 2° year) 120    

 

Management Consulting

The objective of this area of specialisation is to provide our graduate students with the necessary knowledge to:
  • build competencies in recognizing, analyzing, and modifying business structures;
  • list and describe the relationship between the different strategic management concepts and consulting strategies;
  • recognize and apply process management in companies regardless of their size or area of operations;
  • be aware of the technical and relational challenges in managing a consulting project;
  • apply problem solving methodologies and develop effective presentations.
Target professions: consultant.
MAIN COURSES CFU SSD CODE
Management Consulting 6 SECS-P/08 8011421
Project Management 6 ING-IND/17 8011615
Business Models Innovation 6 SECS-P/08 8011737
OPTIONAL COURSES (2 among the following) CFU SSD CODE
Financial Reporting 6 SECS-P/07 8011285
Business Auditing 6 SECS-P/07 8011610
Governance and Ethics 6 SECS-P/07 8011799
Advanced Marketing 6 SECS-P/08 8011609
Service Management 6 SECS-P/08 8011577
Sales Management 6 SECS-P/08 8011617
People Management 6 SECS-P/10 8010854
Organisational Action and Communication 6 SECS-P/10 8011738
Organisational Psychology 6 M-PSI/06 8011739
Entrepreneurship 6 SECS-P/08 8011614
Business Planning 6 SECS-P/07 8010808
Family Business 6 SECS-P/10 8011427
Economics of Procurement 6 SECS-P/01 8011164
Procurement and Supply Chain 6 SECS-P/08 8011661
Sustainable Supply Chain Management 6 SECS-P/08 8011706
Public Management and Governance 6 SECS-P/07 8011854
Business Government Relationships 6 SECS-P/07 8011611
Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation 6 SECS-P/07 8011718
International Marketing 6 SECS-P/08 8010828
EXTRA ACTIVITIES 6   8010847
FINAL THESIS 24   8011304
TOTAL CREDITS (1° and 2° year) 120    

 

Supply Chain Management

The objective of this area of specialisation is to provide our graduate students with the necessary knowledge to:
  • define key management problems of different areas of SCM;
  • analyze and describe supply chain management;
  • explain tasks and goals of supply chain management;
  • describe purchasing and procurement goals and tasks in whole SCM and their interaction with other companies processes;
  • state of importance of logistics and identify role of Internet Technologies and Electronic Commerce in supply chain operations.
Target professions: planner, buyer, supply chain manager, and outsourcing expert.
MAIN COURSES CFU SSD CODE
Economics of Procurement 6 SECS-P/01 8011164
Procurement and Supply Chain 6 SECS-P/08 8011661
Sustainable Supply Chain Management 6 SECS-P/08 8011706
OPTIONAL COURSES (2 among the following) CFU SSD CODE
Management Consulting 6 SECS-P/08 8011421
Project Management 6 ING-IND/17 8011615
Business Models Innovation 6 SECS-P/08 8011737
Financial Reporting 6 SECS-P/07 8011285
Business Auditing 6 SECS-P/07 8011610
Governance and Ethics 6 SECS-P/07 8011799
Advanced Marketing 6 SECS-P/08 8011609
Service Management 6 SECS-P/08 8011577
Sales Management 6 SECS-P/08 8011617
People Management 6 SECS-P/10 8010854
Organisational Action and Communication 6 SECS-P/10 8011738
Organisational Psychology 6 M-PSI/06 8011739
Entrepreneurship 6 SECS-P/08 8011614
Business Planning 6 SECS-P/07 8010808
Family Business 6 SECS-P/10 8011427
Public Management and Governance 6 SECS-P/07 8011854
Business Government Relationships 6 SECS-P/07 8011611
Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation 6 SECS-P/07 8011718
International Marketing 6 SECS-P/08 8010828
EXTRA ACTIVITIES 6   8010847
FINAL THESIS 24   8011304
TOTAL CREDITS (1° and 2° year) 120    

 

Marketing and Sales Management

The objective of this area of specialisation is to provide our graduate students with the necessary knowledge in order to:
  • identify consumer and buyer behavioural models;
  • recognize global marketing strategies;
  • outline selling strategies;
  • apply marketing research methods;
  • understand the potentials of new social media;
  • use strategic branding and communication along with outlining overall marketing plans.
Target professions: account manager, advertising and sales promotion manager, brand manager, area manager, marketing manager.
MAIN COURSES CFU SSD CODE
Advanced Marketing 6 SECS-P/08 8011609
Service Management 6 SECS-P/08 8011577
Sales Management 6 SECS-P/08 8011617
OPTIONAL COURSES (2 among the following) CFU SSD CODE
Management Consulting 6 SECS-P/08 8011421
Project Management 6 ING-IND/17 8011615
Business Models Innovation 6 SECS-P/08 8011737
Financial Reporting 6 SECS-P/07 8011285
Business Auditing 6 SECS-P/07 8011610
Governance and Ethics 6 SECS-P/07 8011799
People Management 6 SECS-P/10 8010854
Organisational Action and Communication 6 SECS-P/10 8011738
Organisational Psychology 6 M-PSI/06 8011739
Entrepreneurship 6 SECS-P/08 8011614
Business Planning 6 SECS-P/07 8010808
Family Business 6 SECS-P/10 8011427
Economics of Procurement 6 SECS-P/01 8011164
Procurement and Supply Chain 6 SECS-P/08 8011661
Sustainable Supply Chain Management 6 SECS-P/08 8011706
Public Management and Governance 6 SECS-P/07 8011854
Business Government Relationships 6 SECS-P/07 8011611
Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation 6 SECS-P/07 8011718
International Marketing 6 SECS-P/08 8010828
EXTRA ACTIVITIES 6   8010847
FINAL THESIS 24   8011304
TOTAL CREDITS (1° and 2° year) 120    

 

Control and Auditing

The objective is to provide our graduate students with the necessary knowledge in order to:
  • understand the financial statement and the implications of different accounting policies;
  • develop managerial reports as to budget progress and cost analysis;
  • assess the economic and financial sustainability of projects and business activities;
  • analyse the consequent implications of the company’s investment policies or sourcing decisions;
  •  assess and manage risks across the company.
Target professions: controller, internal and external auditor, chartered consultant trainee (apprenticeship or internship with a public accountant or auditor).
MAIN COURSES  CFU SSD CODE
Financial Reporting 6 SECS-P/07 8011285
Business Auditing 6 SECS-P/07 8011610
Governance and Ethics 6 SECS-P/07 8011799
OPTIONAL COURSES (2 among the following) CFU SSD CODE
Management Consulting 6 SECS-P/08 8011421
Project Management 6 ING-IND/17 8011615
Business Models Innovation 6 SECS-P/08 8011737
Advanced Marketing 6 SECS-P/08 8011609
Service Management 6 SECS-P/08 8011577
Sales Management 6 SECS-P/08 8011617
People Management 6 SECS-P/10 8010854
Organisational Action and Communication 6 SECS-P/10 8011738
Organisational Psychology 6 M-PSI/06 8011739
Entrepreneurship 6 SECS-P/08 8011614
Business Planning 6 SECS-P/07 8010808
Family Business 6 SECS-P/10 8011427
Economics of Procurement 6 SECS-P/01 8011164
Procurement and Supply Chain 6 SECS-P/08 8011661
Sustainable Supply Chain Management 6 SECS-P/08 8011706
Public Management and Governance 6 SECS-P/07 8011854
Business Government Relationships 6 SECS-P/07 8011611
Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation 6 SECS-P/07 8011718
International Marketing 6 SECS-P/08 8010828
EXTRA ACTIVITIES 6    
FINAL THESIS 24    
TOTAL CREDITS (1° and 2° year) 120    

 

Human Resources Management

The objective of this area of specialization is to provide our graduate students with the necessary knowledge to:
  • define key management problems of different areas of HR;
  • analyze and describe HR management;
  • explain tasks and goals of HR management.
Target professions: human resources, HR mangement.
MAIN COURSES CFU SSD CODE
People Management 6 SECS-P/10 8010854
Organisational Action and Communication 6 SECS-P/10 8011738
Organisational Psychology 6 M-PSI/06 8011739
OPTIONAL COURSES (2 among the following) CFU SSD CODE
Management Consulting 6 SECS-P/08 8011421
Project Management 6 ING-IND/17 8011615
Business Models Innovation 6 SECS-P/08 8011737
Financial Reporting 6 SECS-P/07 8011285
Business Auditing 6 SECS-P/07 8011610
Governance and Ethics 6 SECS-P/07 8011799
Advanced Marketing 6 SECS-P/08 8011609
Service Management 6 SECS-P/08 8011577
Sales Management 6 SECS-P/08 8011617
Entrepreneurship 6 SECS-P/08 8011614
Business Planning 6 SECS-P/07 8010808
Family Business 6 SECS-P/10 8011427
Economics of Procurement 6 SECS-P/01 8011164
Procurement and Supply Chain 6 SECS-P/08 8011661
Sustainable Supply Chain Management 6 SECS-P/08 8011706
Public Management and Governance 6 SECS-P/07 8011854
Business Government Relationships 6 SECS-P/07 8011611
Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation 6 SECS-P/07 8011718
International Marketing 6 SECS-P/08 8010828
EXTRA ACTIVITIES 6   8010847
FINAL THESIS 24   8011304
TOTAL CREDITS (1° and 2° year) 120    

 

1° YEAR - CORE COURSES

1° SEMESTER CFU SSD CODE

General Management

Enterprise Evolution

Digital Transformation Management

12

 

 

SECS-P/08

 

 

8011859

M-5493

M-5494

Managerial Accounting

Cost Accounting

Profit Planning

12

 

 

SECS-P/07

 

 

8011612

M-4783

M-4782

Organisational Dynamics and Behaviour 6 SECS-P/10 8011213
2° SEMESTER CFU SSD CODE
Business Statistics 6 SECS-S/01 8011284

Economics for Business

Microeconomics

Macroeconomics

12

 

 

SECS-P/01

 

 

8011613

M-4785

M-4784

International Commercial Law 6 IUS/04 8011425
Corporate Finance 6 SECS-P/09 8011546

 

 

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