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Courses and Requirements


Please note that the study program might be subject to minor changes. Lessons start at the beginning of September. Attendance is mandatory. The program cannot be attended by distance learning.

 

First year - a.y. 2019 - 2020 (35° cycle) 

Requirements:
In the first year you have to attend 1 Preparatory course in Mathematics (optional) +8 PhD core compulsory courses (shared by the two curricula) + 4 curriculum compulsory courses + research presentation + seminars organized by the Departments of Management & Technology, Marketing and Accounting.


By the beginning of March:
- Curriculum Management: students choose their Track and the relative elective courses to be attended in the 2nd year. (Tracks are: Organization, Strategy and Technology & Innovation Management);
- Curriculum Marketing: students choose elective courses to be attended in the 2nd year.

 

QUARTERCOURSE TITLEHOURSPROFESSORCURRICULUM
Sept. - Oct.
Mathematics - Preparatory course12
 
F. TonoliOPTIONAL
Sept. - Oct.Sociology for Business Studies24F. PerrettiCOMPULSORY
Sept. - Oct.Microeconomics Foundation for Business Studies
24+12C. Panico
COMPULSORY
Nov. - Dec.Strategic Interaction and Firm Behavior24A. Fosfuri
COMPUSLORY
Nov. - Dec.Introductory Econometrics for Business Studies
24+12A. BucciolCOMPULSORY
Feb. - Mar.Experimental Methods  **
24J. Vosgerau
COMPULSORY
Feb. - Mar.Advanced Econometrics for Business Studies 
24+12M. Amore
COMPULSORY
Apr. - MayResearch Boot Camp  ** 
24T. Grohsjean 
COMPULSORY
Apr. - MayApplied Business Studies  ** 
24+12A. GambardellaCOMPULSORY
Sept. - Oct.Organization Theory24A. GrandoriMANAGEMENT
Nov. - Dec.Strategy  **
24C. WilliamsMANAGEMENT
Feb. - Mar.Introduction to Accounting Research  **
24A. Ditillo
A. Prencipe
MANAGEMENT
Apr. - MayTechnology and Innovation Management  ** 
24P. Cillo
MANAGEMENT
Sept. - Oct.Marketing Theory24A. OrdaniniMARKETING
Nov. - Dec.Consumer Behavior I 
24Z. Estes
MARKETING
Feb. - Mar.Marketing Strategy **
24G. Rubera
MARKETING
Apr. - MayMarketing Modelling  **
24S. HongMARKETING


Exam for each compulsory course (maximum 3 retakes).  Retakes will take place at the end of the Spring semester, tipically in June

Moreover a Pass is required for the Research presentation, drafted under the supervision of the advisor, to be submitted just before the beginning of the 2nd year (early Septembe)

 

Second year - a.y. 2019 - 2020 (34° cycle)

Requirements:
- CURRICULUM IN MANAGEMENT: 1 PhD core compulsory course + 4 curriculum compulsory courses + 1 track compulsory course + 1 track compulsory course (12h) + 2 electives
- CURRICULUM IN MARKETING: 1 PhD core compulsory course + 1 curriculum compulsory course + 1 curriculum compulsory course (12h) + 6 electives
Moreover, seminar organized by the Departments of Management & Technology, Marketing and Accounting.

On top of the exam at the end of each course, at the end of the second year, you should obtain an "Accept" in the second-year research paper.


QUARTERCOURSE TITLEHOURSPROFESSORCURRICULUMTRACK
Nov. - Dec.Empirical Approaches for Marketing and Management Research 
24
P.Y. Choi
MANAGEMENT AND MARKETING

Sept. - Oct.
Corporate Strategy 
24
G. Di Stefano
MANAGEMENT

Sept. - Oct.
Economics of Innovation and Technological Change
24
F. Malerba
MANAGEMENT

Nov. - Dec.Accounting and Governance  
24M. GietzmannMANAGEMENT

Nov. - Dec.
Organizational Behavior  
24
G. Okhuysen
MANAGEMENT

Nov. - Dec.Labor Relations & Human Resource Management    
24A. CamuffoMANAGEMENT
Organization
Feb. - Mar.Organizational Sociology  ** 
12
F. CastellucciMANAGEMENT
Organization
Feb. - Mar.Entrepreneurship ** 
24C. SalvatoMANAGEMENT
Strategy
Feb. - Mar.International Business (not offered in the a.y. 2019-2020)12TBDMANAGEMENT
Strategy
Feb. - Mar.Technology and Innovation Management - Advanced I  **
12+12C. Gutierrez Moreno
MANAGEMENT
Technology
Feb. - Mar.Text Analysis  **
12D. Hovy
MANAGEMENT
Technology

Advanced Accounting (not offered in the a.y. 2019-2020)
24TBDMANAGEMENTAccounting

Seminar in Accounting (not offered in the a.y. 2019-2020) 12TBDMANAGEMENT
Accounting
Sept. - Oct.
Consumer Behavior II (not offered in the a.y. 2019-2020)
24
TBD
MARKETING

Feb. - Mar.
Topic in Marketing: Consumer Culture Theory  (not offered in the a.y. 2019-2020)
12
S. Borghini
MARKETING

** an updated version of this syllabus will be uploaded soon

ELECTIVE COURSES


  • Social Network Analisys (24 h) (G. Soda) - September - October
  • for MANAGEMENT CURRICULUM: any other TRACK courses, 1st year compulsory courses in Marketing
  • for MARKETING CURRICULUM, all 1st and 2nd year compulsory courses in Management and all TRACK courses in Management
  • Courses of other PhD Programs are allowed subject to PhD program Director's approval.


Third year  / Fourth year - a.y. 2019 2020 (33° cycle and 32° cycle)

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

  • attend the curriculum PhD Seminar in Business Administration & Management
  • study/research period at other Universities + Ta/RA activities (optional)
  • attend conferences (as a listener and as a speaker)
  • attend seminars organized by the Departments of Management &Technology, Marketing and Accounting
  • submit 2 research papers (1 per year)
  • give two seminar presentations per year to illustrate one's own research output (at least one in Bocconi)
  • submit the thesis to external reviewers (end of 4th year)
  • defend your thesis

 

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