The Specialized Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation is designed to equip participants with the tools and resources to become a decision maker for launching innovative projects by providing numerous brainstorming sessions, innovative thinking exercises, business game simulation, designing thinking activities in classroom, networking opportunities and business meetings to practice skills and set an entrepreneurial mindset.
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 Entrepreneurship and Innovation?
RBS Venture HUB: Rome Business School offers a facilitating program for new entrepreneurs with a pre-incubation and incubation phase (for the best 5 projects). The aim is to help new entrepreneurs develop their business, as well as give them access to mentors and the tools needed to start the business efficiently.
Master sponsored by Giffoni Innovation LAB
96% of our students get a job offer at the end of the master
Networking: we have more than 221 partners from the largest companies in the world market and, thanks to our workshops and company visits in companies such as Unilever and IBM, students will have continuous opportunities and networking.
Among our partner:
Our Specialized Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation successfully blends essential theoretical principles to have an international career with the most advanced modern techniques marked by a practical approach aimed at the digital market.
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:
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):
Public Speaking for Business
Time, stress and self-management
Conflict, problem solving and negotiations
Rome Business School’s Specialized Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation’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.
Andrea Geremicca – Andrea Geremicca is director of the European Institute for Innovation and Sustainability (EIIS) and adjunct professor at LUISS. He attended Harvard Business School Executive in 2018 studying innovation in large corporations and / or organizations. In 2016 he attended Singularity University at NASA Research Park in Silicon Valley, exploring the impacts of emerging technologies on our society. Andrea is director of the Master in Innovation and Entrepreneurship of the Rome Business School, advisor and angel investor of several international startups.
FRANCESCO LANDOLFI – has matured his entire professional career by developing and managing innovative and high-tech projects in two main sectors: Information Technology and Healthcare Francesco has held various Sales & Marketing managerial positions in multinationals such as Microsoft, IBM, Baxter. Today he is Senior Partner of Arventia Capital, a company that deals with investments in private equity and venture capital.
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
Antonio Ragusa- is the founder and Dean of the Rome Business School. Graduated with honors in law and qualified as a lawyer, he holds a Masters in Business Administration from Imperial College Business School in London, further specializing in marketing and communication at the London School of Economics. He has taught managerial disciplines in many universities and research centers. He has many years of managerial experience in international companies such as Enel and Trenitalia. He is the author of publications on issues related to organizational communication, marketing and human resource management. Among his awards and acknowledgments: New York Award 2018 and Emilio Castelar Award 2019 for his commitment to education at an international level.
Melania Mecenate – Co-Founder & Executive Partner, Head of Research & Development at Disclose Srl. Italian and bilingual Neuro Coach and business and leadership mentor, organization consultant, emotional intelligence assessor and teacher. Over 20 years of experience in project management and consulting in multinational companies and agencies such as IBM, WFP, FAO and Pharma Companies. Lives in France, UK and Italy, works all over the world
Raffaele Mannella – Co founder, CEO, Project Manager at Comtaste S rl and certified Project Management Professional, has 20 years of experience in managing projects and operations related to business software applications and professional services Chief Executive Officer and partner of Comtaste a company dedicated to the enhancement del user experience of business software application specialties Analysis, strategy and management of corporate web apps and responsive websites Web marketing Project Management (both traditional and agile approach, including Scrum).
COSTAS PILIOUNIS – He started his career in the food industry in R&D and later in manufacturing. From 1987 to 2017, he worked in Novo Nordisk where he held various leadership positions as Head of Middle East & Africa, Head of Marketing and Business Development in International Operations. In 2017 he founded PNValue, an investment and consulting firm. Through PNValue it invests in startups with a focus on eHealth.
EUGENIO LA MESA: Eugenio has been working for over 20 years in the online marketing and social business sector, dealing with the development of international business and sales. He is co-author of the volume Selling and Buying with Intenet (How to buy and sell on the Internet, Sperling & Kupfer). It was awarded by Microsoft Italy for the best innovative solution on the Internet. He has been a volunteer at Cure3Children since 2008. Cure2Children is a foundation that helps children in developing countries affected by cancer or other blood diseases. He is Head of Web Marketing and in 2009 he was appointed CEO (voluntary), in the same year he introduced the Social Business Strategies. In 2010 he founded Cure Thalassemia.
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:
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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)
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.
Early Bird Enrollment Scholarship
Study in Italy Initiative Scholarship
Lifelong Learning Scholarship
Academic Excellence Scholarship
Executive Women Grant
Better Managers for a Better World
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.