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Executive Master in Data Science

The Program aims to develop professionals with proper knowledge, competencies, tools, and resources to manage data, including the Big data, extract value from it, and to helpful information and insights.

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Formula Executive
Method On campus
Language Italian
Start Date October 2024
Enrollment 81%
Available seats 4
Scholarship valid until June 28th
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Executive Master in Data Science’s Overview

This program is perfect for students who aspire to pursue careers as data scientists and business analysts. There is a strong demand in the business world for young professionals or managers to work and manage large-scale data in order to improve business performance, reduce costs, and optimize business systems and processes.

The Master is taught entirely in Italian.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Recognize valuable data and the value of data to extract the most relevant information for the business from analyzed data.
  2. Make data analysis processes more efficient and productive, even by leveraging technology.
  3. Effectively utilize Advanced Analytics solutions, not only for data analysis but also for presenting valuable information to business stakeholders.
  4. Properly assess regulatory impacts in data management (e.g., Ethics, Privacy, Data Protection, Security, Intellectual Property, etc.).
  5. Make a significant contribution to defining data-driven business strategies.

Shape your professional path through 4 pillars:

True link with companies

An international network of partner companies that will directly impact the students academic experience through the Business Practice LAB, Company visits, in class exercises and exclusive lecturers that will approach the theoretical contents of the master to the current professional reality.


Rome Business School is proudly the most international business school in Italy. Everyday we are capable to immerse our students in a stimulating environment, thanks to our international faculty. our class with mixed ethnicity and our exclusive experience: Bootcamps. Students will have the opportunity to participate in bootcamps in Silicon Valley, Barcelona, Paris, Qatar, Lagos, Rome and Tuscany.

Professional Impact

Our goal is to have a true impact on our students professional career, both through the academic and through our Career Services. In addition to the lectures, our Masters provide different services to build our students profile through a structured Career Services, company meetings from top international companies, Company Shadowing or Individual Coaching sessions and a soft skills programs.

Higher Purpose

Following our motto, Better Managers for a Better World, we believe in managers that build businesses with a higher purpose. For that, we will train leaders to be responsible and innovative, and to drive change in society starting within their own companies.

5 reason why to choose our Executive Master in Data Science

Business in Action

Students among other activities, will carry out: Practice multiple programming languages (SQL, R, Python) and tools (Anaconda, Jupyter Notebook, etc.), explore data storage and processing methods (Hadoop, Spark), and gain skills in AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning. Connect with top Data Science companies. Engage in company meetings with leading Data Science firms.

Managers for the World

An engaging series of meetings with experts from CAB and beyond, ready to share their valuable advice with executive students to chart a successful international career.

Career Impact

Salary increase of +21% one year after completion of Master's degree in Data Science with an average of over 41K€. Students work in companies such as Oracle, NTT Data and Digital Angels.

Industry Software, manage data and generate predictive models for business

Learn how to use various analytical software and tools to make business decisions, create predictive analytics, and improve business performance through data science. You will use: Languages: R, Python Ambienti: Anaconda, Jupiter Notebook, Google Colaboratory (Colab) Database: SQL e NoSQL (MongoDB) Struttura e architettura: Apache Hadoop, Hive, Impala e Spark Strumenti: Apache Hadoop, Hive, Impala e Spark Analitica: Tableau Desktop; Microsoft Power BI Desktop e Power BI Report Builder, M e DAX Piattaforme cloud: Amazon AWS; Google Cloud Platform; Microsoft Azure Artificial Intelligence: ANN, ML, DL, NLP, LLM

DASCA Accredited

The Master is accredited by DASCA - Data Science Council of America. This allows students to turn to the DASCA Data Analyst certifications exams to boost their employability and career paths: choose between SBDA™ or ABDA™

International Bootcamp

Practice global leadership and differentiate your CV ​by gaining international experience while learning business. Be a global student: broaden your professional horizons and begin expanding your business network with a one-week intensive formula that explores key sectors in some of the world's most cosmopolitan business hubs: Silicon Valley, Paris, Rome, Barcelona Lagos, Qatar, London, China and Tuscany.

Empowering Mentorship Program

Unleash your potential to maximize your performance, reach your goals, and boost your self-confidence through a journey with a qualified and experienced coach. Network during company meetings with professionals in Data Science.

Among our partners

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Executive Master in Data Science:

Our Executive Master in Data Science has three main objectives:

1. Develop managerial skills and an innovative perspective for the industry.
2. Enhance problem-solving skills while applying data tools and technologies.
3. Explore innovation in the field of data science.

In summary, the course aims to provide students with a solid understanding of the strategic role of data in organizations, by developing managerial skills, problem-solving abilities, and innovative knowledge in the field of data science.

Develop Managerial Skills and Innovative perspective

During the first module of the Executive Master in Data Science, students will learn how to:

  • Managerial Economics
    This module aims to prepare students by providing them with the essentials of entrepreneurship and business planning.
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Planning
    With this module, the managerial skills required to understand a Business Plan and its structure will be developed.
  • Business Strategy
    Through this module, students will know how to understand the long-term direction and strategy of a company, and will be able to identify the strategic business units of organizations.
  • Accounting & Budgeting
    This module is aimed at students understanding the importance of financial management and control principles, with key indicators such as ROI, EBIT, GAAP.
  • Project & Operations Management
    With this module, students can manage projects, examine data and information, and have a diagnostic approach to solving problems.
  • Marketing: Traditional and Digital
    Students will learn the application of marketing principles in organizational decision-making.
  • Human Resource Management
    This subject area focuses on strategic human resource issues such as workforce acquisition, development, motivation, and retention.
  • Data Analytics ​for Managers
    This course is designed to equip students with the basic knowledge needed to analyze and interpret large sets of data, to make effective business decisions and strategies.
Develop problem solving skills when applying data tools and technologies

During the second module of the Executive Master in Data Science, students will learn how to:

1) Data-Driven Business Strategy:

  • Digital Transformation & Industry 4.0
  • Fundamentals of Data Science
  • Data-Driven Company

2) Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning:

  • Data Mining
  • Machine Learning/Deep Learning
  • Neural Networks, LLM, and Modern AI
  • Advanced and Predictive Analysis
  • Text and Image Recognition and Analysis
  • Natural Language Processing (NLP)
  • Cloud Solutions

3) Data Science Languages and Tools:

  • R & Python
  • Jupyter Notebook
  • Google Colaboratory
  • Libraries for Data Science

4) Modern Data Architectures:

  • MongoDB and NoSQL Technologies
  • Distributed Architectures
  • Apache: Hadoop, Hive, Impala, Spark
  • Elasticsearch, Apache Lucene
  • Data Mesh
Technologie and innovation in the area of data science

During the third module of the Executive Master in Data Science, students will learn how to:

5) Presentation, Communication, and Evaluation of Data:

  • Data Management & Visualization
  • Data Presentation with Tableau and Microsoft Power BI using “M” and DAX
  • Data Presentation Techniques
  • Data Evaluation
  • Data Governance

6) Data Management: Ethics, Intellectual Property, and Data Protection:

  • Data Quality
  • Data Notarization (Blockchain)
  • Agile Scrum Framework
  • Corporate Ethics and Social Responsibility
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. ​
  • Students can become more competitive and carve out a niche for themselves with the help of electives.
  • Students are exposed to courses in electives that they might not have otherwise experienced.
  • A unique curriculum that promotes life and career skills is offered by electives. Six main areas of interest make up the organization of elective courses:
  1. ​Innovation & Growth
  2. Tech & Digitalization
  3. Industry Business Excellence
  4. International Business
  5. Preparation for Professional Certifications (DASCA)
  6. Global Electives with RBS School partners
Skills to be competitive
  1. Individual Coaching
  2. Executive Mentoring production review of curricular material
  3. Company meetings with leading companies
  4. Executive Mentoring for preliminary orientation towards entrepreneurship
An educational experience

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 an innovative HR business plan or functional operational plan based on theoretical research.

Work on one of two real Business Challenges of a specific company.

Previous years’ experiences 

The Practical Challenge:

Analyze the company’s historical data in order to identify the types of users that make up the customer base. Segment customers according to their energy consumption. design a service that will make users more aware and help them consume less.

The Practical Challenge:

Explore the deployment of Data Mesh as a concept, to assess related business opportunities. Identify key elements for a marketing campaign aimed at selling Data Mesh technology as an architecture/product

Interactive Learning

The Leadership Program is a practice-based program and consists of 5 interactive courses, which include a self-assessment test, role-plays and quizzes:

  • Executive Communication Skills
    This course aims to teach students how to communicate effectively with any interlocutor and in any situation.
  • Team Effectiveness.
    This course is aimed at developing a range of skills, such as team formation and development, leadership, motivation and conflict management.
  • Agile Leadership
    In this course, students will learn agile tools and the values of an agile leader to create agile teams.
  • Conflict Resolution and Negotiation
    This course provides participants with the most effective conflict management and negotiation techniques.
  • Emotional Intelligence.
    Participants will learn the importance of emotional intelligence for leadership, developing more empathy, awareness, and ability to perceive and understand their emotions.

Rome Business School International Bootcamps experiences

During the full week you will experience an intensive and fully immersive business experience, facing challenges, dealing with managers, students and lecturers, and creating your own project that will be presented at the end of the Bootcamp Experience 

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Rome Business School International Bootcamps experiences

Change your life forever: discover where the World Technology was born and grown. From microprocessors to computers, from browser to social media, from sharing economy to crypto currencies.


The challenge is how to combine creation and management in a luxury house as in all types of companies.

Sup de Luxe welcomes every year more than 500 students from all over the world. Since its creation, the school has enjoyed an undeniable success with its network of 3.500 graduates.

Develop a completely new business idea through the Google Ventures Methodology: The Design Sprint. How innovation and entrepreneurship are leading the change of the global market.

The aim is to mix together contents and network to become leaders in the strategy of your current or future company.

Experience Italy through a native person’s perspective by a cultural exploration and understanding of not only the process of winemaking, but mostly the convivial importance of food and wine.

Don’t miss the opportunity to learn how to do business, generate growth as a socially responsible leader and discover the giant of Africa.

Discover and develop unique opportunities to grow in a dynamic environment with a traditional yet modern approach to business.

Participating in a Bootcamp in London is an extraordinary experience that combines intensive and immersive learning in a urban environment rich in opportunities. The city itself is a melting pot of cultures and innovation, offering a vast network of professionals and leading companies. A Bootcamp in London allows you to gain cutting-edge skills in a cosmopolitan and stimulating atmosphere, preparing you for global work challenges and creating valuable connections for your professional future.

A Bootcamp in China is an extraordinary adventure that immerses you in a country rich in history, culture, and innovation. This intensive journey allows you to acquire top-notch skills, discover new professional perspectives, and create global connections in a setting where the ancient and the modern blend in a unique harmony. Participating in a Bootcamp in China is an extraordinary opportunity for personal and professional growth that will open up new horizons for you.


Rome Business School’s Executive Master in Data Science is taught by highly selected international university professors, trainers, and business managers drawn from a variety of operational and professional fields, from advertising to sales, from entrepreneurship to digital marketing. The teaching approach is oriented toward the acquisition of know-how in order to transfer skills that are truly useful for participants’ professional development. 

Francesco Amendola

Program Director

An Electronics Engineer with over 15 years of professional experience, he currently serves as ICT Director at Italy's largest public transportation company and one of the largest in Europe.

Previously, he was CIO (Chief Information Officer) for the Italian Group of a leading international provider of technology solutions for the gaming industry. His main expertise is in IT Service Management and IT Governance (ITIL v3 Foundation and Green Belt Six Sigma certified), as well as IT Security and Data Protection.

He has been a frequent speaker at conferences, guest speaker and lecturer at University courses. He specializes in identifying advanced technology solutions aimed at cost reduction (TCO), and process reengineering in Digital Transformation. 

Darya Majidi CEO and owner Daxo Group

Darya is an Iranian-Italian Entrepreneur, digital and human rights activist with 30 years of experience in Digital Transformation and AI. She started as a Professor, teaching Artificial Intelligence at the University of Pisa, Management and Healthcare at the Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna. Meanwhile she was Founder and President of Synapsis Srl, a Software Development company, and President of the Young Entrepreneurs Group of Livorno for Confindustria. Subsequently she was Vice President of Confindustria Livorno Massa Carrara and Councilor for Economic Development and Innovation of the Municipality of Livorno. For 11 years she then worked at Dedalus Italia S.p.A., as Founder and President of Dcare and Healthcare 4.0 Senior Advisor. She currently holds various roles: she is the Founder, Owner and CEO of DaxoLab and Daxo Group, a strategic consulting and executive training company in Industry 4.0; Member of the Board of Movet and Member of the Advisory Board of Osservatori Digital Innovation Healthcare; Vice President of ARTES 4.0 - Competence Center; Founder and President of Donne 4.0, a no-profit social association; Speaker for Leo Speakers Bureau.​

Bruno Gallozzi Trainer and in the Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing sector

Bruno has over 30 years of experience as a Trainer and in the Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing sector. He began as Project Manager at Spatari Informatica Srl, responsible for analysis and management of the management procedure development team. He was then Microsoft Trainer at Altin Srl, Trainer at Telecom Italia, Business Objects Trainer at SAP. For almost 20 years he worked at Jakin SRL, covering the roles of CTO, Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing Expert, GDPR, Big Data and CIO, Strategies, Research and Development. To date he is Senior Data Analyst, Senior Data Warehouse Architect, Data Engineer, Database Administrator, Senior Trainer (working for institutes such as Geeks Academy Europe, MentorCruise, Cegos, ITCore Group, Swiss School of Management and Philmark Academy)

Raffaele Miele Data Science Mentor at MentorCruise and Head of Data Science and Principal Data Scientist at Crisma.

With a PhD in Statistics, Raffaele has 20 years of experience in Consulting and Data Science. He started as a Junior Consultant at SLIM (Statistical Learning and Information Management), and then worked as a Researcher and Trainer for the University of Naples Federico II. Subsequently he took on the role of Freelance Consultant and Trainer, working for KENOBI Srl, Ducati Motor Holding, the National Institute of Statistics (ISTAT), SIAE (for Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence), Visiant, Accenture Analytics (for Predictive Analytics). In the meantime, he was Pre-sales Engineer and Product Specialist for the KXEN division at Gruppo DaMan srl.

Carmine Buono Senior Technical Manager / Solution Architect at SFERANET

Carmine has developed 25 years of experience in the IT sector, first working as a System Engineer for L.C. Service s.r.l. and for Core Line s.r.l., then at Crisma and Crisma Security S.r.l. as Technical Manager and Head of Big Data and IoT Area. Subsequently he joined the Integris S.p.A. team. as Senior Solutions Specialist for Digital Transformation, then as Product IT Manager for Products & Innovation and finally as IT Manager. Today he is Senior Technical Manager and Solution Architect at Sferanet, leader in System Integration and Digital Transformation of its customers. In addition, he holds certifications as a Project Management Professional (PMP)® from the Project Management Institute and a Certified Administrator from M86 Security, now part of Trustwave.

Vincenzo Aurucci, MBA Head of National Plan Scuola Connessa

With over 30 years of experience in the IT and Economics sector, Vincenzo began his career holding the role of Software Engineer at Italtel, and then became Senior Account Manager Team Lead at Telecom Italia, where he was responsible for the Intelligent Network Team & Service Creation. He later worked in Telco International Business Development for Lucent Technologies and as General Manager for Italy at Blackberry. Later he was Global Account Director at Nokia, managing sales and customer services. Finally, he joined the Infratel Italia team, first as Regional Director of Operations, then as Business Area Manager and finally as Head of National Plan "Scuola Connessa", a role he still holds today.

Samuele Mazzanti ML & AI Manager at Jakala

Samuele has a MSc Degree in Mathematical Statistics and Probability and a Master in Insurance from the MIB Trieste School of Management. He started as a Data Scientist within the Insurance Analytics team at Cattolica Assicurazioni, where one of the main tasks included the design of a data pipeline for estimating the probability of abandonment for the entire customer base. He was then Senior Data Scientist within the Data Science & AI team at Wind Tre. To date he holds the position of ML & AI Manager at Jakala, leader in Europe in the Martech field. He is also Data Science Writer at Towards Data Science.

Your Mentors

Corporate Advisory Board

By becoming a key player in the Quality Assurance Process, the process of continuous improvement of the Rome Business School’s range of Management Training programmes, the Corporate Advisory Board embodies the spirit of collaboration between the academic world and the real management sphere.

Composed of 103 Leaders, Managers, and Professionals from key areas of National and International Businesses, Rome Business School activates a process of continuously updating its training programmes through the Corporate Advisory Board, relying on numerous business interactions and inputs provided by the committee members in the annual meetings and discussions with the school.


103 Members
19 CEO and General Management
16 Operations and IT

Career and Entrepreneurship Services

Throughout your Executive Master in Data Scienceyou will be accompanied and supported by our Career Services team. With over 10 years’ experience in education, we help young talents and managers to build their future, guiding them along the path that best suits their capabilities, desires and professional goals.  

To give our students the best support achieving their professional objectives, we’ve structured our Career Service into two core areas: 

The master is particularly suitable for those who want to pursue a career in the following roles:

  • Data Strategy Consultant 
  • Data Scientist 
  • Business Intelligence expert 
  • Marketing Analyst/Researcher 
  • Data Architect 
  • Statistician 
  • Data & Analytics Consultant 
  • Reporting Analyst 
  • Big Data Analyst 
  • Researcher 

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:

Evaluation of credentials
Application Confirmation
Selection Interview

The admission process is aimed to verify the candidate’s eligibility to attend the Executive Master in Data Science. 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.

Executive Master in Data Science: Financial Aid and Tuition


Payment of the participation fee of

€ 8,900 – October 2024

can be made in the following ways:

  • Installments from moments of enrollment (earlier enrollment for more installments)
  • Full Payment with an additional discount of -10%


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.

  • Early Bird Enrollment Scholarship.
  • Lifelong Learning Scholarship.
  • Academic Excellence Scholarship.
  • Executive Women Scholarship.
  • Entrepreneurial Grant.
  • Better Managers for a Better World Scholarship.
  • 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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Student Testimonials

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Giovanni - Italy NTT DATA- Functional Analyst Consultant
My current path teaches me that it is not too late to change course even when you have already started a different kind of path. What makes the difference is: the desire to prove yourself, determination and looking straight towards the final goal. The lesson I learned? Do not allow yourself to be influenced by the opinions of others, by the fear of not succeeding and by the first difficulties your encounter.
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Nicole - Italy The information Lab - Data Analyst
In the end, I would recommend Rome Business School to all the professionals and graduates who aim to accelerate their career or even start a new one. It allowed me to kick off my data analytics career, and its international environment has led me to meet many people from different countries.
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Alessandro - Italy Manpower - Business Intelligence & Analytics Leader
A special mention goes to the Career Service, which is - my opinion - one of the best on the market, organizing a series of workshops with HR professionals to improve your CV and personal branding as well as planning a series of one-to-one meetings.

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