Courses and Requirements

Lessons start at the beginning of September. You can not attend the program through distance learning.

Starting from the a.y. 2015 - 2016  the PhD will have a new curriculum architecture. Click here for details.
 

First year - a.y. 2015 - 2016

Requirements:
In the first year you have to attend 1 Preparatory course in Mathematics +8 compulsory courses for both curricula. Then, given the curriculum chosen:
- CURRICULUM IN MANAGEMENT: 4 compulsory courses (Major field). Major fields are: Accounting, Organization, Strategy and Technology and Innovation Management
- CURRICULUM IN MARKETING: 4 compulsory courses

On top of the exam at the end of each course, at the end of the first year you should pass the Major Field Exam (called General Exam)

 

QUARTER COURSE TITLE HOURS PROFESSOR CURRICULUM FIELD
1 Mathematics - Preparatory course 12
 
F. Tonoli COMPULSORY
 
1 Sociology for Business Studies 24 F. Perretti COMPULSORY  
1 Introductory Econometrics for Business Studies 12+12 N. Serrano Velarde
C. Gigliarano
COMPULSORY  
2 Microeconomic Anaysis 24+12 C. Panico COMPUSLORY  
2 Econometrics of Linear Models 24+12 N. Serrano Velarde COMPULSORY  
3 Business Economics & Firm Behavior I 24 A. Fosfuri COMPULSORY  
3 Advanced Econometrics for Business Studies 24 M. Amore COMPULSORY  
4 Business Economics & Firm Behavior II 24 to be defined COMPULSORY  
4 Applied Business Studies 24+12 M. Amore COMPULSORY  
1 Accounting from a firm's perspective* 24 A. Prencipe MANAGEMENT Accounting
2 Accounting and Governance* 24 M. Gietzmann MANAGEMENT Accounting
3 Empirical Research in Management Accounting* 24 A. Ditillo MANAGEMENT Accounting
4 Accounting for Financial Markets* 24 E. Bartov MANAGEMENT Accounting
1 Organization Theory* 24 A. Grandori MANAGEMENT Organization
2 Labor Relations & Human Resource Management* 24 A. Camuffo MANAGEMENT Organization
3 Organizational Sociology* 24 F. Castellucci MANAGEMENT Organization
4 Organizational Behavior* 24 M. Magni MANAGEMENT Organization
1 Strategy 24 C. Williams MANAGEMENT Strategy
2 Corporate Strategy 24 M. Zollo MANAGEMENT Strategy
3 Entrepreneurship 24 C. Salvato MANAGEMENT Strategy
4 International Business 24 T. Pedersen MANAGEMENT Strategy
1 Fundamentals of Technology and Innovation Management 24 G. Verona MANAGEMENT Technology
2 Economics of Innovation and Technological Change 24 F. Malerba MANAGEMENT Technology
3 Technology and Innovation Management - Advanced 24 M. Giarratana MANAGEMENT Technology
4 Innovation, Standards and Platforms 24 C. Cennamo MANAGEMENT Technology
1 Marketing Theory 24 A. Ordanini MARKETING  
2 Consumer Behavior 24 G. Sarial Abi MARKETING  
3 Marketing Research Methods 24 G. Rubera MARKETING  
4 Marketing Modelling 24 S. Delre MARKETING  


* In the a.y. 2015 - 2016, for first year students, this course will not be activated; whereas, it will be active for second year students.

June-July   GENERAL EXAM

September   RETAKE
 

Second year

Requirements:
In your second year you must choose: 1 field major, 1 field minor + 3 electives + track in Advanced Methods (compulsory) to reach a total of 12 courses. The fields among which  students can choose their major and minor include: Accounting, Marketing, Organization, Strategy, Technology. Each field consists of three courses.

You have an exam for each course and then, at the end of the year, you have to pass the Field Exam concerning the field major you have chosen.
Before you enter your third year, you have to start writing your Research Proposal.

Note: The courses listed below refer to the a.y. 2015-16; the 2016-17 study program will be subject to changes due to a new architecture in the study plan; activation of electives depends on choices made by students.

 

QUARTER COURSE TITLE HOURS PROFESSOR FIELD
1 Accounting from a firm's perspective 24 A. Prencipe Accounting
2 Accounting and Governance 24 M. Gietzmann Accounting
3 Empirical Research in Management Accounting 24 A. Ditillo Accounting
2 Consumer Behavior 24 G. Sarial Abi Marketing
3 Marketing Research Methods 24 G. Rubera Marketing
4 Marketing Modelling 24 S. Delre Marketing
2 Labor Relations & Human Resource Management 24 A. Camuffo Organization
3 Organizational Sociology 24 F. Castellucci Organization
4 Organizational Behavior 24 M. Magni Organization
2 Corporate Strategy 24 M. Zollo Strategy
3 Entrepreneurship 24 C. Salvato Strategy
4 International Business 24 T. Pedersen Strategy
1 Fundamentals of Technology and Innovation Management 24 G. Verona Technology
2 Economics of Innovation and Technological Change 24 F. Malerba Technology
4 Innovation, Standards and Platforms 24 C. Cennamo Technology
1 Social Network Analysis 24 G. Soda Advanced Methods
2 Qualitative Research Methods 24 S. Borghini Advanced Methods
3 Experimental Methods 24 Z. Estes Advanced Methods


 

OTHER COURSES

 *This course is jointly offered with the PhD in Economics and Finance


 

Third year  / Fourth year 

The third and fourth years are largely devoted to research and the preparation of the thesis. You will have to:

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