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International Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation


The master is empowered by RBS4Entrepreneurship Incubator. It ​is designed for aspiring entrepreneurs who are working on the development of early-stage business ideas: 6 months to validate your project and get ready to launch your startup and let your business thrive.

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Formula International
Method On Campus
Language English
Intake April 2023
Enrollment 76%
Available seats 12
Scholarship valid until February 10th
20% OFF

International Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Overview 

The International Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation in  will equip students to become talented leaders capable of developing innovative entrepreneurial solutions that will make a lasting contribution to society. It is the right path for those who like to accelerate their business ideas but also for those who would like to create business solutions through innovation. 

It has been designed to take professionals, managers, individuals with the aim to become entrepreneurs or future business leaders in charge of innovation, through the steps involved in developing an idea into a commercial or social enterprise.

Shape your professional path through 4 pillars:

Real link with companies

An international network of companies’ partners to help young and senior professional in building their careers and RBS to create the better learning experience possible, thanks to Business Practice LAB, Company visits, in class exercises and exclusive lecturers.

Internationality

Rome Business School is proudly the most international business school in Italy, being able to immerse our students in a stimulating environment, thanks to our international faculty, our exclusive Bootcamps in Silicon Valley, Barcelona, Paris, Rome and Tuscany and mixed ethnicity in our classes.

Professional Impact

Our higher purpose is to build managers and leaders. For this reason, we’ve built our Masters around our student’s professional and personal growth, providing different service and experiences, just like our Career Service, multiple company meetings, Company Shadowing, Individual Coaching sessions and a soft skills program.

Higher Purpose

Following our motto, Better Managers for a Better World, an entire section of our Masters is fully dedicated to higher purpose in business, Corporate Social Responsibility and creation of a sustainable approach and mindset to business

Why choose our International Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation?

Career Impact

97% placement rate, with over 69% of students finding a new job whitin six months finishing the Master and over 50% before the completition of the Master. They work in prestigious companies in the sector such as Accenture, Deloitte and Finoa

International Bootcamp

Think big and go global; choose from 7 international bootcamps in Silicon Valley (US), Nigeria, Qatar, Nigeria, Tuscany, Paris, Barcelona, and 4 other continents. These bootcamps offer an immersive and stimulating experience that is centred on business-related topics.

Business in Action

Guided by managers from IBM Students will implement the IBM Garage model for digital business transformation and innovation by implementing design thinking methods and arriving to prototype.

RBS4 Entrepreneurship​

Several projects were incubated in 2021: “Break The Silence” a background application that aims to facilitate communication in an emergency through voice command. ​ “Lampovet” an innovative and unique digital platform created to connect patients to specialist veterinary dermatologists and nutritionists across Italy. ​ “Let’s Talk” a mobile application that facilitate the hearing and speaking impaired people to communicate smoothly with the use of AI technology. ​ Special mention also to “Tasia” “Kuhuula” and “Show Up” that were also part of the incubation phase of the RBS4ENTREPRENEURSHIP Program.

Among our Partners:

Program: Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

The Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation aims to train professionals with passion to learn how new emerging technologies can create innovative or modify existing businesses, corporate culture, customer experiences and relationships, to meet changing businesses and new market requirements. The students will also become digital leaders by becoming digitally fluent, developing new capabilities and competences.​

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Develop core managerial competences & entrepreneurial leadership, to start and run business

During the first module of the Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation​, students will learn how to:  

  • Promote essential knowledge in all the departments of a company: marketing, finance, accounting, human capital and operations as well as cross-disciplinary knowledge in entrepreneurship and innovation; 
  • Enhance entrepreneurial spirit to create new businesses, while also fostering innovation and creativity; 
  • Be able to identify the sources of fear of entrepreneurial failure and deal with them; 
Leadership in Innovation

During the second module of the Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation​, students will learn how to:

  • Initiate and manage corporate innovation and innovation processes;
  • Develop innovation leadership and bring innovation in solving complex problems in the business world;
  • Developing the tools and capacities required for innovation leadership and for successful management of innovation project team;
  • Understand and implement the Open Innovation model.
Create and develop ecologically and socially responsible innovation and business models

During the third module of the Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation​, students will learn how to:

  • Be able to start innovative new business models by combining environmental and social sustainability with economic sustainability;
  • Understand the scope of social entrepreneurship;
  • Implement sustainable innovation, understand its values and benefits;
Why Electives?

Future managers, business owners, and professionals who are prepared to take advantage of the advantages of digitalization, go global, and make a positive contribution to society are what Rome Business School seeks to develop.

By focusing on in-demand skills, electives are the perfect tools for students to increase their employability.

  • Electives assist students in carving out a niche for themselves and becoming more competitive.
  • Electives expose students to courses they might not have encountered otherwise.
  • Electives provide a one-of-a-kind curriculum that fosters life and career skills. ​
  • Elective courses are organized in 4 main areas of interest
Practice Lab | In partnership with

Rome Business School Practice Lab is the place where theoretical concepts are put in practice and participants learn through experience. The Lab is run by IBM Garage™ who will examine different specialist knowledge, work on exercises and network, while sharing their experience and expertise with the students. This Lab is entirely run by IBM Garage™ with whom you will create strategy to guide customers through the customer’s journey of IBM Garage™ products. 

Capstone Project

At the end of your educational experience, you will have the chance to prove your abilities by tackling a real business challenge. Use your talent to identify opportunities and create a truly innovative strategy.

Tackle a real company challenge. You can choose to be part of a small team and design a Marketing plan for a new business or develop a strategy to increase online sales or create a loyalty offering for different generation.

You will be given two case studies from two real companies that will allow you to test your knowledge learnt during the master’s course.

Previous years’ experiences 

The Practical Challenge:

Design a new mobility services for schools and universities This challenge meets the Toyota’s vision, making mobility more accessible and available for all.The goal is to make travel to/from schools and universities more efficient and faster, moving from private transport to new services such as carpooling, car sharing etc In order to make this change possible, it’s necessary to consider what are now established habits and offering new mobility options that meet that needs The aim is to devise new options of home school/university travel through the creation of alternative mobility services to be integrated in the offer.

Rome Business School International Bootcamps experiences

There’s the opportunity to experience an intensive and fully immersive business experience during a week, facing challenges, dealing with managers, students and lecturers, and creating your own project that will be presented at the end of the Bootcamp Experience.

Your Mentors

An International Leading Team | CAB

The Corporate Advisory Board embodies the spirit of collaboration between the academic world and the real management sphere by becoming one of the key players in the Quality Assurance Process, the process of continuous improvement of the Rome Business School’s range of Management Training programs.

Composed of 87 Leaders, Managers and Professionals from key areas of National and International Businesses, through the Corporate Advisory Board, Rome Business School activates a process of continuously updating its training programs, relying on numerous business interactions and inputs provided by the members of the committee in the annual meetings and discussions with the school.

87 Members
14 CEO and General Management
29 Marketing and Sales Communication

Faculty

Rome Business School’s International Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation are held by highly selected international university professors, trainers and business managers, drawn from a variety of operational and professional fields, from merchandiser to lawyer, from entrepreneurship to coach and speaker.  The teaching approach is aimed at the acquisition of know-how, skills currently required by the market.

Program Director

Raffaele Mannella

Over 26 years of experience as Export Manager, Entrepreneur and Project and operations Manager, related to enterprise software applications and professional services. Passionate about Project Management, especially in the Information Technology field.

In 2005, he co-founded ComtasteS.r.l., an IT consulting company in which he still servs as CEO, mainly taking on strategic projects for the company and directly managing key clients, among which several multinational companies such as Adobe, Google and HP.​ 

In 2019 he founded TS Mood Srl, an innovative startup dealing with online booking services for the tourism industry. ​ 

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Francesco Landolfi Senior Partner Arventia Capital

Senior Partner at Arventia Capital ​with over 20 years of experience in Sales, Marketing and Management. ​Matured all his professional career developing and managing innovative and high-tech projects in two main industries Information Technology and Healthcare. Francesco held several Sales Marketing managerial positions in multinational companies such as Microsoft, IBM Baxter. He ran as Managing/Senior Director innovative entrepreneurial projects for startups and small enterprises. Today, he is Senior Partner for Arventia Capital, a firm involved in private equity and venture capital investments. He’s also Senior Advisor on eHealth innovation projects at Arthur D. Little

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Antonio Ragusa Rome Business School - Founder and Dean

He is the founder and Dean of Rome Business School. Graduated cum laude in law and qualified as a lawyer, he has a Master of Business Administration from London’s Imperial College Business School, further specializing in marketing and communications at the London School of Economics. He has been teaching managerial disciplines at many Universities and Research Centres. He has many years of managerial experience in international companies such as Enel and Trenitalia. He is the author of publications on subjects related to organizational communication, marketing and human resources management. Among his awards and recognitions: New York Award 2018 and Emilio Castelar Award 2019 for his commitment in education at an international level.

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Vincenzo Mazzotta Founder

Studio Mazzotta

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Camilla Carrega Bertolini​  Consorzio Chianti Colli Fiorentini - Member of the board of directors

Mentor for Startupbootcamp FoodTech which is the leading accelerator of startups supporting and scaling companies innovating and disrupting the food industry where she is mentoring in everything related to food and wine management, business model, international education. She’s also Property Owner Chief Operating Officer at Volognano,  and  free consultant in branding and communication strategy for Food and Beverage companies.

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Emanuele Cacciatore Senior Director Industry Strategy & Transformation Oracle

Senior Director Industry Strategy & Transformation | Energy & Utilities Industry Lead | EMEA at Oracle. Emanuele is an experienced corporate executive, management consultant and strategic advisor with a strong track record in leading strategy development, transformation and organization design projects (60+) for listed corporations, state-owned companies and medium-large enterprises, across several industries and geographies. He currently works at Oracle where he supports digital transformation projects - with a strong focus on human capital management themes - across major accounts by leveraging knowledge of industry, business and IT specific challenges and latest technology trends (particularly cloud computing, big data, AI/ML). Emanuele specializes in IT/digital transformation and the impacts of technology on workforce, workplace and organizations.

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Fabio Rebecchi Mr Doc - CEO and Chief Scientific Officer

Mr Doc is an AI powered platform able to detect and assess a wide range of markers for Diabetic Macular Edema in retina OCT scans, providing ophthalmologists with a valuable tool in measuring up the level of eye inflammation, and to monitor therapeutic efficacy and disease progression with time.​ He has 25 years' experience in digital innovation, first as an ICT consultant and then as a startup founder, with a track record of 2 successful exits and one international scale up. He’s leading now a new startup project in digital health and AI, and he’s mentor and advisor of many accelerators around the globe, among them Startup bootcamp FoodTech Rome​.

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Eugenio La Mesa Freelance - Strategic digital marketing consultancy

Eugenio has been working in the Online Marketing and Social Business sector for over 20 years, being in charge of international business development and sales. He is co-author of the volume Vendere e Comprare con Internet (How to buy and sell on the Internet, Sperling & Kupfer). He was awarded a prize by Microsoft Italy for the best innovative solution on the Internet. He is Head of the Web Marketing and in 2009 he was named CEO (voluntary), in that same year he introduced Social Business Strategies. In 2010 he founded Cure Thalassemia. The mission of this foundation is to implement Social Business Strategies to help people affected by Thalassemia, in developing countries, access health services.

Admission process

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

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Evaluation of credentials
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Application Confirmation
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Selection Interview
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Admission
Enrollment

The admissions process’s goal is to confirm the candidate’s eligibility to enrol in the International Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. When evaluating candidates, the academic background, prior experiences in the Master’s programme topics, and motivation will all be taken into account. Following submission, the application will be reviewed by the Rome Business School’s academic committee. It is critical to provide all required documentation in order to ensure the application’s suitability.

International Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation:

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Payment

Payment of the participation fee of € 6,400 can be made in the following ways:

  • 6 interest free installments after the course starts
  • Installments before the course starts with an additional 5% discount
  • Single payment solution by the enrollment deadline with an additional 10% discount

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 7 different types of scholarships. These partial economic hedges can consist of 6 months of interest-free financing.

  1. Early Enrollment Incentive
  2. Lifelong Learning Scholarship
  3. Academic Excellence Scholarship
  4. Executive Women Scholarship
  5. Entrepreneurial Grant
  6. Better Managers for a Better World Scholarship
  7. 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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FAQ

The Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation is aimed at ambitious professionals and recent graduates with the shared desire to create their business idea from scratch, or alternatively to see their idea funded through participation in the selection process of the RBS4Entrepreunership Incubator Lab.

The tuition fees for the Specialized Master’s in HR and Organization are:
– On Campus Attendance: 7,200€ including VAT for April Intake, 7,500€ including VAT for October Intake.
– Online Frequency: 6.400€ VAT included

With the Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation the goal is not simply to find a satisfying job, but to become an entrepreneur and learn the essential notions for the creation of one’s own business idea, thanks not only to the theoretical and practical notions, but also thanks to the network of business angels and advisors to which you are exposed during the Master. With the Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, you don’t look for a job, but you create a job for yourself and for other valuable professionals.