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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. 2023 - 2024 (39° 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
 
S. Fukuda
OPTIONAL
Sept. - Oct.Organizational Behavior
24R. IliesCOMPULSORY
Sept. - Oct.Microeconomics Foundation for Business Studies
36
C. Panico
COMPULSORY
Nov. - Dec.Strategic Interaction and Firm Behavior
24A. Fosfuri
COMPUSLORY
Nov. - Dec.Introductory Econometrics for Business Studies
24+12L. GagliardiCOMPULSORY
Feb. - Mar.Empirical Approaches for Marketing and Management Research 
24G. Rubera
COMPULSORY
Feb. - Mar.Advanced Econometrics for Business Studies 
24+12
M. Espinosa
COMPULSORY
Apr. - MayResearch Boot Camp
24N. Dutt
T. Grohsjean
COMPULSORY
Apr. - MayApplied Business Studies  **
36
A. GambardellaCOMPULSORY
Sept. - Oct.Organization Theory24A. IorioMANAGEMENT
Nov. - Dec.Strategy 
36
G. Di StefanoMANAGEMENT
Feb. - MarInnovation 
24M. Mariani
MANAGEMENT
Apr. - May
Entrepreneurship
24
C. Salvato
MANAGEMENT
Sept. - Oct.Marketing Theory24A. OrdaniniMARKETING
Feb. - Mar.Consumer Behavior I 
24K. Munz
MARKETING
Nov. - Dec.Marketing Strategy 
24D. Proserpio
MARKETING
Apr. - MayMarketing Modeling
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 September)

 

Second year - a.y. 2023 - 2024 (38° cycle)

Requirements:
- CURRICULUM IN MANAGEMENT: 3 PhD core compulsory courses + 4 track compulsory courses 
- CURRICULUM IN MARKETING: 4 curriculum compulsory courses + 3 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.
Experimental Methods

24
J. Vosgerau
MANAGEMENT AND MARKETING

Feb. - Mar.
Text Analysis 

Q. Shi
MANAGEMENT AND MARKETING

Sept. - Oct.
Creativity
24
P. Mannucci
MANAGEMENT

Sept. - Oct.
Strategic Leadership in Management Networks
24
R. Burt
MANAGEMENT
Organization
Nov. - Dec.Strategic Human Resources & Human Capital not activated in ay 2023-2024 
24A. CamuffoMANAGEMENT
Organization
Feb. - Mar.Organizational Sociology not activated in ay 2023-2024 
24
F. CastellucciMANAGEMENT
Organization
Sept. - Oct.
CSR Strategies
24
A. Jacqueminet
MANAGEMENT
Strategy & Innovation
Nov. - Dec.Behavioral Strategy  
24C. GutierrezMANAGEMENT
Strategy & Innovation
Feb. - Mar.Technology and Innovation Management
24
G. Verona
MANAGEMENT
Strategy & Innovation
Apr. - May
Advances in Strategy & Innovation
12
A. Kapacinskaite
MANAGEMENT
Strategy & Innovation/Organization
Sept. - Oct.
Consumer Behavior II
24
U. Barnea
MARKETING

Apr. - May
Large Language Models in Marketing Research
24
K. Zhu
MARKETING

Apr. - May
Analytics for Managing Customer Value
12
TDB
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.



Third year  / Fourth year - a.y. 2021 2022 (36° cycle and 35° 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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