Master in Data Science

Data Science is the concept to unify statistics, data analysis, machine learning and understand analyze actual phenomena with data with a scope to increase business profitability and growth. Data Science is used interchangeably with business analytics, business intelligence, predictive modeling, and statics.  This Program is designed to give the tools and resources to make the knowledge deluge into useful results by managing and utilizing the resources available.

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Formula: Specialized

Language: English

Enrollment: 79%

ROME: 12 Available seats

Registrations now open for April 2021 with scholarships up to 30% valid until December,18th.

Overview

Our Specialized Master in Data Science is designed to provide the tools and resources to spread knowledge into useful results by managing and using available resources. This Master is very multidisciplinary and structured so that participants first develop basic managerial skills and then specialize and use scientific methods, processes, algorithms and systems (unifying statistics, data analysis, machine learning) to extract knowledge and insights from data with the purpose of making business decisions.

Rome Business School guarantees a multidisciplinary experience oriented to an increasingly interconnected market: a guarantee of this, we boast belonging to the most ambitious group “Planeta Formación y Universidades”, an international network created in 2003 by De Agostini and the Planeta group, market leader in university and continuing professional education.

Why choose our Specialized Master in Data Science?

  • Use of analytical software: Rome Business School provides students with the Data Science Tool Kit, a set of statistical software for practical exercises (POWER BI, R, Google Analytics, Pyton, Jupyter, Anaconda, Tableau, etc…);
  • Lessons with industry professionals: our teachers are experts in the use of the latest technologies for data management and they all come from major companies in the ITC sector;
  • More than 221 partners of the largest companies in the world market: thanks to our workshops and company visits, students will have continuous opportunities for cultural exchange, networking and learning of data management techniques typical of large companies;
  • International Bootcamps in Rome and Barcelona: thanks to our Bootcamps you will have an immersive and stimulating experience, focused on the issues of the world of international business;
  • 77% of our students used the technical skills acquired in this Master in their current job position.

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Program

Our Specialized Master in Data Science successfully blends essential theoretical principles for having an international career with the most advanced modern techniques marked by a practical approach aimed at the digital market.

Structure

Contents

Captstone Project:

At the end of the path, a group project is envisaged that aims to develop a plan to solve a problem of an existing or fictitious company. All teams are led from the initial phase of the project. Upon completion of the Capstone project, students will be able to:

  • Think critically
  • Implement creative solutions and solve management problems
  • Apply and link theory with practice
  • Communicate and present business reports / ideas more effectively
  • Carry out commercial research and commercial analysis
  • Demonstrate collaborative leadership skills
  • Work effectively in a team
  • Communicate interculturally and compromise for a common goal
  • Set goals and implement projects effectively

Methodology: ” Circular Learning ” based on the EFMD Circle for Quality Assurance

By adhering to the highest standards regarding the teaching methodology provided by EFMD, the Master will be taught through interactive lectures, case study analyzes, classroom exercises, discussions, role plays, teamwork exercises, video conferences, business analysis and sessions presentation of students. Case studies will be used to generate discussions and illustrate business problems. Students will be encouraged to read and engage in discussions and debates. The teaching methodology is based on learning by doing, through which teachers implement a student-centered approach, involve students and provide activities that allow students to apply the knowledge acquired.

Soft Skill Program

Soft skills are the “secret key” of a well managed workplace and a progressive career path. With the Soft Skills Program, we offer you the opportunity to develop the soft skills necessary for your personal and professional growth.

The personal growth program is optional and is structured as follows: 10 hours in total for 5 interactive and self-reflective courses on soft skills (the certificate will be provided upon completion of the program):

  • Emotional intelligence
  • Public Speaking for Business
  • Time, stress and self-management
  • Intercultural communication
  • Conflict, problem solving and negotiations

Faculty

Rome Business School’s Specialized Master in Data Science’s courses are held by highly selected international university professors, trainers and business managers, drawn from a variety of operational and professional fields, from project management to digital entrepreneurship, from high-tech innovation to digital marketing.  The teaching approach is aimed at the acquisition of know-how, in order to transfer truly useful competencies for the attendees’ professional development.

  • PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Francesco Amendola – Electronic Engineer with over 15 years of professional experience, currently holds the position of ICT Director at the largest public transport company in Italy and one of the largest in Europe, coordinating the work of about 180 people. The main skills acquired are in IT Service Management and IT Governance (ITIL v3 Foundation and Green Belt Six Sigma certified), as well as in IT Security and Data Protection. He has often been a speaker at conferences, guest speaker and lecturer at university courses. He specializes in identifying advanced technological solutions aimed at reducing costs (TCO), and in the reengineering of processes in the Digital Transformation field.

PROFESSORS

Antonio Scialetti – Antonio is senior advisor to European companies for internationalization in China / Asia and to Chinese state-owned enterprises (for M&A JV investments for strategic acquisitions in Europe. He also has extensive experience in supporting business development for non-EU markets. , as well as in industrial monitoring Commercial companies headed by the European office Has a working experience as Executive Director at GEA International, as General Manager at William George Asia Ltd, as Chief Executive Officer at William George Europe srl

Robert Sonnabend – Robert Sonnabend comes from an international business background. A global marketing executive with manufacturing experience, he has developed manufacturing and distribution channels in China and India, including factories in Tianjin, China and Bangalore, India, for mid-sized computers and software.

Sara Caprasecca – Consultant in Marketing and Digital Communication, Project Manager and Digital Strategist. He has worked for: Deliradio.it, Gecko Way SRL, Beelnclusion.com, Pop Up live Sessions, MM Line Production records, Perilcane.it and Vikschool. Graduated in “Italian literature and mass media communication”, after a long experience in a logistics company (2008-2013). She worked for the first Roman web radio as a digital press officer, thus starting a freelance activity as a manager of social pages, and a specialist in the digital presence of different companies (music academies, channels related to the production of music videos, online travel agencies , e-commerce, etc.). She specializes in Digital Transformation for SMEs.

Marshall Langer – A native of Miami, Marshall had a 12-year career in various commercial and financial sectors in the US and Europe, worked on Wall Street in investment banking and risk arbitrage for companies like Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, as well as trading for BNP Paribas.

ROBERT SONNABEND – comes from an international business background Global marketing executive with a manufacturing background, has developed manufacturing and distribution channels in China and India, including factories in Tianjin, China and Bangalore, India, for medium-sized computer and software Ha also worked with companies in Japan, the UK, France and the Netherlands, as well as extensively in the US and the Americas Worked as CEO at Enhanced Training Technologies Crawley W Sussex England, as Vice President and Director of International Relations at Charles River Data Systems US as director of operations for Inconix cooperation, United States etc.

DAVID POLLON – Professor David Pollon has been teaching courses in Finance, Accounting and Economics since 2003. He currently teaches both undergraduate and postgraduate levels at the universities of Rome, Paris, Grenoble and Casablanca. Before entering academia, Professor Pollon began his career in the international financial arena working for The Walt Disney Company. After serving as CFO at the company’s headquarters in Los Angeles, he became CFO in the UK and then in Italy, where he handled all film, video and DVD financial operations.

JOSEPHINE LUZON – Josephine Luzon is Finance Manager at Bioversity International, the largest international research organization in the world dedicated exclusively to the conservation and use of agricultural biodiversity, member of the CGIAR, which is part of the World Bank group) She is a public accountant certified and holds a doctorate in business administration from the University of Phoenix

ALESSANDRO IACOPONI: has created his main professional experiences in the Internet of Things, Industry 4.0, Automotive, International Business, Marketing & Sales, management of international tenders and offers, B2B, Research and development, Engineering and Commodities, Augmented and Virtual Reality . I am currently Business Partner – Commercial & Program Manager, at Wel SRL. WEL provides Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for industry, commerce and tourism.

Career Services

With our help, you can create your career strategy through a journey of self-reflection, exploration and results. This program is designed to help you find internships or positions that match your ambitions and expectations. In particular, the master is particularly suitable for those who want to pursue a career in the following roles:

  • Marketing Researcher
  • Data Business Analyst
  • Data Architect
  • Professional Data Scientist
  • Business Developer
  • Business Intelligence
  • Business Analysit Consultant
  • Operations Manager
  • Applications Architect

Each year, Rome Business School presents the Employment Report, a document that collects data on the official results achieved by our students and former students in terms of employment and professional growth following their master’s degree at Rome Business School. The results obtained were possible thanks to the commitment of our students and the incredible professionalism of our Career Services who, with diligence and dedication, were able to direct students towards the desired career path in the world of work.

In particular, according to the most recent statistics:

  • 60% of our students obtain a job offer within 6 months of the end of the master
  • 92% of our students get a job offer at the end of the master
  • 43% of our students have obtained a job position in large multinational companies;
  • 37% of our students are currently successful managers;
  • 72% of the students obtained a salary increase at the end of the master

RBS EXPERIENCE

Networking and partners

Rome Business School has established solid partnerships with several world-renowned leading companies, such as Rai, Arteconomy, Maxxi and many others. To ensure that our students can build a strong professional network, we constantly organize guest meetings, visits, events and lectures with representatives of elite business ecosystems, encouraging interaction between leading professionals and students, and facilitating the process learning.

Multicultural classes

Thanks to the school’s purely international mold, students will have the opportunity to take part in classes with students from more than 150 countries. This will allow participants to increase their knowledge of other cultures other than their own.

Student Hub

Every year we welcome students from all over the world: from cities and small towns, of all cultural, ethnic and religious backgrounds. Rome Business School enhances the experience of students, supporting them in obtaining visas and identifying accommodation, creating opportunities for learning, involvement, personal and cultural development that go well beyond the lessons.

Events

Our students will be able to participate in various activities: visits out of town, Coffee Meetings with the CEOs of prestigious multinational companies, company visits or simple events designed to promote socialization and intercultural exchange which has always been the central point of our school.

Admission process

Rome Business School works hard to maintain the highest standard of quality in the programs we offer. That’s why, in order to ensure the eligibility of the candidates, all applicants must undergo and successfully pass a selection process structured as follows:

The admission process is aimed to verify the candidate’s eligibility to attend the Master. The candidate’s academic history, previous experiences in the topics covered in the Master and motivation will be matters of the evaluation. Once it’s sent, the application will be evaluated by the Rome Business School’s academic committee. In order to ensure the application’s suitability, it is important to deliver all of the required documentation.

Scholarships and Tuition

Payment

Payment of the participation fee of € 6,800 can be made in the following ways:

  • In 4 interest-free installments
  • Single solution (this option guarantees a 10% discount on the total amount)

Scholarships

Based on their personal profile, experience and proven motivation, the candidate may be awarded a scholarship to partially cover the participation fee. In fact, Rome Business School offers the most deserving candidates the opportunity to benefit from 8 different types of scholarships. These partial economic hedges can consist of 6 months of interest-free financing.

  1. Early Bird Enrollment Scholarship
  2. Study in Italy Initiative Scholarship
  3. Lifelong Learning Scholarship
  4. Academic Excellence Scholarship
  5. Executive Women Grant
  6. Entrepreneurial Grant
  7. Better Managers for a Better World
  8. Student Loan Assistance Grant

Competition for scholarships increases as the starting date approaches and funds are limited, so it is advisable to apply as soon as possible.

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