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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. 2020 - 2021 (36° 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 and Marketing


By the beginning of March:
- Curriculum Management: students choose their Track with the courses to be attended in the 2nd year. (Tracks are: Organization, Strategy  & Innovation);
- 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+12L. GagliardiCOMPULSORY
Feb. - Mar.Experimental Methods 
24J. Vosgerau
COMPULSORY
Feb. - Mar.Advanced Econometrics for Business Studies 
24+12M. Amore
COMPULSORY
Apr. - MayResearch Boot Camp   
24P. Aceves 
N. Dutt
COMPULSORY
Apr. - MayApplied Business Studies
24+12A. GambardellaCOMPULSORY
Sept. - Oct.Organization Theory24A. IorioMANAGEMENT
Nov. - Dec.Strategy 
24C. WilliamsMANAGEMENT
Feb. - MarTechnology and Innovation Management  
24P. Cillo
MANAGEMENT
Apr. - May
Applied Accounting for Management Research
24
C. Lewis
P. Hribar
MANAGEMENT
Sept. - Oct.Marketing Theory24A. OrdaniniMARKETING
Nov. - Dec.Consumer Behavior I 
24K. Munz
MARKETING
Feb. - Mar.Marketing Strategy
24S. Moon
MARKETING
Apr. - MayAdvanced Marketing Research 
24G. RuberaMARKETING


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 September)

 

Second year - a.y. 2020 - 2021 (35° cycle)

Requirements:
- CURRICULUM IN MANAGEMENT: 2 PhD core compulsory courses + 3 curriculum compulsory courses + 3 track compulsory courses 
- CURRICULUM IN MARKETING: 1 PhD core compulsory course + 3 curriculum compulsory courses + 4 electives
Moreover, seminar organized by the Departments of Management & Technology and Marketing.

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

Feb. - Mar.
Text Analysis

D. Hovy
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.Behavioral Perspectives in Management Research
24C. Gutierrez Moreno
MANAGEMENT

Sept. - Oct.
Social Network Analysis
24
R. Burt
MANAGEMENT
Organization
Nov. - Dec.Labor Relations & Human Resource Management    
24A. CamuffoMANAGEMENT
Organization
Feb. - Mar.Organizational Sociology  **
24
F. CastellucciMANAGEMENT
Organization
Sept. - Oct.
CSR Strategies
24
A. Jacqueminet
MANAGEMENT
Strategy & Innovation
Nov. - Dec.Entrepreneurship 
24C. SalvatoMANAGEMENT
Strategy & Innovation
Feb. - Mar.Managing Knowledge Search and Ambidexterity
24
D. Lavie
MANAGEMENT
Strategy & Innovation
Sept. - Oct.
Consumer Behavior II
24
U. Barnea
MARKETING

Feb. - Mar.
Topic in Marketing: Consumer Culture Theory 
12
S. Borghini
MARKETING

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

ELECTIVE COURSES


  • 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.

English language course (optional):
QUARTER
COURSE TITLE
HOURS
PROFESSOR
May - June
Communications Skills for Academics
24
M. Thompson
M. Ballerini


Third year  / Fourth year - a.y. 2020 2021 (34° cycle and 33° 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

English language course (optional):

QUARTER
COURSE TITLE
HOURS
PROFESSOR
Jan - Feb
EAP: Communication skills
24
R. Coates


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