Executive 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: Executive - Online

Language: Italian

Enrollment: 85%

ROME: 12 Available seats

ONLINE: 12 Available seats

Intake: October 2022 | Scholarship up to 30% until May, 27th. The Executive formula of this Master is taught exclusively in Italian.


This master is available only in Italian language

The Executive Master in Data Science was designed to meet the most recent exponential increase in demand in the world of work for professionals able to manage, analyze and analyze data in order to increase the overall company performance. The program is divided into 2 thematic areas: the managerial area, to develop the ability to read the available data and make strategic decisions based on them, and the technical area which includes the use of specific software and analytical tools for to position itself competitively in this sector.

Rome Business School guarantees a course of study in step with new technologies and oriented towards an increasingly interconnected market: to guarantee 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 training.

Why choose our Executive Master in Data Science?

Use of analytical software: Rome Business School makes the Data Science Tool Kit available to students, 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 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;

Double International Certification: Students who successfully complete the program will receive the Rome Business School Master’s Degree and certification from the Universidad Internacional de Valencia (VIU), which provides 60 internationally recognized ECTS credits.

International Bootcamps in Rome, Barcelona and New York: 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.




Our Executive Master in Data Science successfully blends essential theoretical principles to be able to make a choice based on strategic data for the business with the most advanced techniques and modern technologies marked by a practical approach and able to acquire the mastery of analytical software.



Captstone Project:

At the end of the course, 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 EFMD Circle for Quality Assurance 

Sticking to the highest standards regarding the teaching methodology provided to us by EFMD, the Master will be taught through interactive lectures, case study analyzes, classroom exercises, discussions, role play, 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


Rome Business School’s 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.


FRANCESCO AMENDOLA – Graduated with honors in Electronic Engineering at the University Roma Tre, received his MBA from Link Campus University of Malta. Currently working as Director of the ICT Department in the largest local public transportation company in Italy, and one of the largest in Europe, he has been CIO (Chief Information Officer), IT & Operations Manager for almost 10 years, in one of the biggest provider of technological solutions for the worldwide gaming market. His most relevant expertise is in IT Service Management & IT Governance, where he is certified ITIL v3 Foundation and Green Belt Six Sigma, as well as in IT Security & Data Protection. Lecturer at conferences and University courses, he is specialized not only in identifying innovative products and developing advanced technological solutions, aimed to reduce the TCO and to achieve a more efficient operations management, but also as in process reengineering activities to achieve Digital Transformation goals.


Vincenzo Mazzotta: Vincenzo Mazzotta (PHD-MBA) teaches Financial Management & Markets, Business Economics, Project Management and Organizational Behavior in various Italian and International Universities. As a consultant, he has been working in the Subsidized Finance and Corporate Finance sector for over 15 years, supporting companies and research centers in finding national and international financing for investments in Research and Development.

Raffaele Mannella – ha oltre 20 anni di esperienza nella gestione di progetti e operazioni relative ad applicazioni di software aziendali e servizi professionali. Amministratore delegato e partner di Comtaste, una società dedicata a migliorare l’esperienza dell’utente con le applicazioni software aziendali.

Paolo Pettenello – Industrial engineer with skills in business administration and general management with full responsibility in all business areas developed in 30 years of working in multinationals and Fortune 500 SMEs, including national and international start-ups.

Solomon Smith- IT consultant in architecture, he worked in the World Food Program – Food Security Cluster, his area of expertise is Project Management.

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 commodity, augmented and virtual reality.

Career Services

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:

  • 77% of our students used the technical skills acquired in this Master in their current job position;
  • 43% of our students have obtained a job position in large multinational companies;
  • 37% of our students are currently successful managers;
  • 72% of our students benefited from a salary increase at the end of their studies
  • 68% of our students increased their job responsibilities at the end of the master;
  • 92% of our students received new job offers upon completion of their studies.


Networking and partners

Rome Business School has established solid partnerships with several world-renowned leading companies, such as Enel, Fendi, Bulgari, Eataly, IBM Italia, Land Rover and many others. To ensure our students can build a solid 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 students’ experience, 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.

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


The payment of the participation fee of 7,200 Euros 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.

  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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