Master in HR & Organization

Rome Business School's Master in HR & Organization is the ideal training programme to start a career in the industry of people management, designed to provide the attendant with the competences and knowledge of nowaday's international job market.

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Formula: Specialized

Language: English

Enrollment: 85%

ROME: 6 Available seats

Intake: April 2022. Scholarship up to 20%.

Overview

Our Specialized Master in HR and Organization is accredited by ASFOR (Associazione Italiana per la Formazione Manageriale), the most important body in Italy to measure the excellence of postgraduate and executive courses in management and business education. The body verified the quality of the masters in terms of contents and structure of the program, the quality of the faculty and teaching methodologies, the impact on the professional career of students, as well as the continuous improvement and refinement of the training offer, based on the needs of the work market, noting the School’s commitment to excellence.

The Specialized Master in HR & Organization aims to train professionals who are able to understand the complexity of people management and cope with problems thanks to the acquisition of both theoretical and practical knowledge. Participants will therefore understand the importance of embracing change as the most effective way to generate competitive advantage and will fully understand the importance of work / life balance and professional ethics.

Rome Business School is a member of Planeta Formación y Universidades, an international network created in 2003 by the De Agostini and group Planeta that embodies a strong commitment from both companies, university education and vocational and lifelong training. 

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, Barcellona, 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 Specialized Master in HR & Organization?

  • Practice Lab

Powered by EY

Where students have the opportunity to put theory into practice and working on a real financial business case. All labs are run by managers from national and international companies, who teach participants how to prepare and present real company cases.

*company partners are subject to change during the year.

 

  • Salary Increase

    After the completition of the Master, our student get on average a +24% salary increase, thanks to:

Indipendence and decision making; 91% have increased both.

Responsabilities: 84% of students have gained more responsibilities in their current job.

  • Global Experience

    International Bootcamp in Silicon Valley, Barcelona, Paris, Rome and Tuscany.

During 2022 RBS has decided to upgrade the Bootcamps offer, adding 3 more international experience, in which tudents will experience an intensive and fully immersive business experience, meeting international managers and developing new bonds with foreign students.

  • Global HR and HR Certifications ​

    Explore, analyze and gain a deeper understanding the most well-known HR certifications, including the types, costs and how to prepare for examination.

     

  • CAREER SERVICE

    Structured and divided in two main pillars

      • RBS4ENTREPREUNERSHIP

    Dare to think differently. Dare to act innovatively.

    A 5-step structure is built to help you discover how to organize, chose and bring to life your business idea

      • Career Accelerator Program

    Explore, Build, Engage, Act, Evolve

    An entire team of professionals provides our attendants with a personalized Career Path specifically designed to shape his or her own professional profile in order to become a competitive figure in nowadays’ job market.

 

Among our partner:

 

Program | Structure

The Specialized Master in HR & Organization is designed to develop professionals who will master their skills and embrace change as the most effective way of generating competitive advantages, who can capitalize on new technologies, who have a solid grasp of the new generations of professionals joining the employment market, who fully understand the importance of the work/life balance and ethical conduct, and who are committed to developing, attracting and retaining talent as the best way to ensure success in the new business ecosystem.   

 

Be aware 

Mind-Opening & Knowledge Management Setting 

25% Program 

Core Management Competences 

  • Human Resources Management ​ 
  • Project & Operations Management ​ 
  • Managerial Economics​ 
  • Accounting and Budgeting ​ 
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Planning ​ 
  • Business Strategy​ 
  • Marketing: Traditional & Digital 

 Innovate 

Focusing and specializing 

60% Program 

  • Strategic HR ​ 
  • Talent Management​ 
  • Human & Organizational Behavior​ 
  • Global HR and HR Certifications ​ 

Transform 

Being an innovative and responsible leader 

15% Program 

Intercultural Management and Sustainable Businesses ​ 

  • Digital HR and Tech
    • Digital HR Transformation & Data Driven HR Strategy. 
    • Digital Learning and Development.  
    • People Analytics & People Cost Optimization.  
    • HR Tech, AI and  HR Gamification.  
    • Sense Making Skills & Social Sensing Tech. 
  • Better Managers for a Better World​. 
  • Corporate Social Responsability.

Leadership Program 

Soft skills are personal attributes that can affect relationships, communication, and interaction with others, which are crucial for business success and effective leadership in the high-tech world and digital transformation in which we live. None of the new technology and innovation can be applied without proper leadership. The Leadership Program is a path towards self-discovery, empowerment and reinvention, enabling participants to become leaders of the future. The program is practice-based, consisting of 5 interactive courses, including a self-assessment test, role plays and quizzes. 

  • Communication & Persuasion in the Digital Age.
  • High Performance Collaboration 
  • Agile Leadership. 
  • Scenario & Forecasting 
  • Emotional Intelligence.

Business Practice 

Practice Lab | In partnership with EY

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 managers from leading national or international companies in the sector/industry, who will examine different specialist knowledge, work on exercises and network, while sharing their experience and expertise with the students. The Lab is entirely run by the School’s Partner Companies and the activities included are specific for each Master program and goal.  

The Practice Lab consists of 3 main phases:

Phase 1 | Manager Meet-Ups

Students meet two managers from the Partner Company, from different areas or divisions, such as finance and marketing, who share their experience of their day-to-day work and business, with a specific and relevant focus for the Master.

Phase 2 | Hands-on Class

Students gain first-hand insight from the direct experience of company managers, enhancing the knowledge and skillset acquired on the Master. They will analyze, assess, create and develop, a certain plan or strategy given by the company in relation to what they have studied in class and the company’s business operations.

Phase 3 | Get on Task

The company managers present two in-class business scenarios (business cases), so that, by implementing the concepts learned, the students find solutions and create strategies. At the end of the class, they orally present the final results and ideas.

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.

Work on one of two real Business Challenges of a specific company. Choose between a Business Plan, or a Human Resources plan.

The Structure

To create your final project, follow the Ready, Set, Go Structure

    • Ready

Stage 1: Team Creation

Stage 2: Capstone Project – Kick Off

    • Set

Stage 3: Project Proposal, followed by two Mentoring Sessions

    • Go

Stage 4: Knowledge in Action

Stage 5: Capstone Project Presentation


Capstone Project presentation and grading 
 

 You will present your Capstone Project to the Academic Committee composed of the Master’s Program Director, and (if applicable) a select group of industry experts and managers.   

 The project will be evaluated in terms of content, originality, and presentation, plus a bonus for an excellent teamwork activity. 

Previous years’ experiences 

The Practical Challenge: Develop Employer Branding Relaunch. Design a social media strategy using different channels based on different targets: from interns, junior profile to middle and top management Design and present a solution for the “Young Talents” program: build a program targeted to young talents (ie. Graduate Program). Company: American Express  

 


 

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

  1. Silicon Valley – “Silicon Valley Bootcamp” to open your mind 360°
  2. Paris – ESLSCA | “Bootcamp: When Art meets Fashion and Luxury”
  3. Barcelona – EAE Business School | “Bootcamp on Entrepreneurship & Design Sprint”
  4. Rome – Rome Business School | “Bootcamp on International Business Leadership”
  5. Tuscany – Castle Volognano | “Bootcamp on Tourism, Food, Wine & Experiential Luxury”

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 70 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. 

70 

Members 

13 

CEO and General Management 

19 

Human Resources

 

Faculty

Rome Business School’s Master in HR & Organization are held by highly selected international university professors, trainers and business managers, drawn from a variety of operational and professional fields. 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

NATASHA VALENTINE

Natasha Valentine is a Canadian Human Resources Generalist and Consultant with 20+ years’ international experience in a variety of sectors. She has spent the last three years in the academic sector, primarily with Rome Business School as a Program Director and lecturer on the International Human Resources Master program. Having a culturally-diverse mentality has helped her to understand and interact better with employees, students and professionals.  

She has notable experience in recruitment, employment law compliance and career coaching. She participates as a guest speaker for local universities in Rome on subjects such as sexual harassment and bias in the workforce.  

Professors

ANDREA MONTUSCHI ​  

With over 20 years’ experience in the field of HR consulting and organizational climate, Andrea’s main areas of expertise revolve around measurement tools (survey design, management and interpretation) and consulting (qualitative in-depth analysis and action planning). He spent the early years of his career between London and Paris, moving back to his home country, Italy, in 2003. Over the last decade, Andrea has cultivated an interest in creativity and innovation, becoming an experienced facilitator of Creative Problem-Solving and Lego® Serious Play®, among other techniques. ​  

VERONIKA SCHMID   

Veronika started her career as a Consultant at IBM (Italy) and worked in several industries, such as Finance, Energy, Defense and Intergovernmental Organizations. She founded her own Human Resources Consulting Service provider in the Middle East that focused on personal skills. Several years ago, she moved to Washington DC, where she graduated from the Georgetown University Leadership Coaching program and founded 2ndStep, focusing on Leadership Coaching. Over the last 15 years, Veronika has been intensely committed to her personal and professional development and using her extensive experience to serve her clients the best. She has lived and worked in 8 countries in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and North America.  

FABIO PISI VITAGLIANO ​  

Fabio is a Corporate Coach ICF certified. He has an MBA from IE Business School and a PhD in Philosophy. He has worked as Corporate Trainer and Strategy Consultant at Accenture for several years. He is also an Adjunct Professor, teaching different subjects within the HR area.   

KATJA HANSEL​  

She is a founder of Global Dream Lab Ltd in Dublin, Ireland and Aura Coaching Academy in Rome, Italy. She is a Business and Team Coach and a Motivational Trainer, as well as having been an entrepreneur for over 15 years. She has a degree in Communication from Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain, and is certified as a Life, Business and Team Coach and as a NLP Master Practitioner and Behavior Profiler.​  

MARTINE MINNECRÉ ​  

Martine Helene Minnecré is a specialist in International HR Management and employment-related legal issues. After over 12 years working for two of the Big Four consultancy firms, a boutique law firm in Brussels and the UN World Food Program as a legal expert in this field, she started her own consultancy business in Rome, providing services to small and medium-sized organizations. She has a Master in Employment and Social Security Law and a Master in European, International and Comparative Law.   

LOTTA ANNA RASMUSSON RAIBLE​  

She has worked in the Human Resources Division of the United Nations World Food Program in Rome, Italy, and for the Human Resources Division of the Swedish International Development Authority in Stockholm, Sweden. She was the Human Resources Manager at the International Plant Genetics Resources Institute at its Rome office for seven years and was responsible for the development and implementation of HR policies and procedures and the oversight of human resource management for the institution and its employees.  

EMILIANO MARIA CAPPUCCITTI​  

HR Director of Coca Cola Italy. An experienced Human Resources Director with a proven history of working in the Food & Beverages industry. Skilled in HR Consulting, Coaching, Deferred Compensation, HR Policies, and Organizational Design. This skilled human resources professional graduated from IMD Business School and has worked as the HR Director of Peroni Brewery and Head of Commercial HR at Vodafone.  

MASSIMILIANO PRESUTTI​  

Massimiliano is the Founder and Executive Director of Disclose. He is certified as an EQAC Assessor and Emotional Quotient Practitioner (EQP) and is a professional HR Consultant and Certified Coach. He has worked for 12 years at Pfizer as the Head of Commercial Training & Development Team Leader for Europe. He has a Bachelor Degree in Law.  

Career Services

Throughout your Master in HR & Organization, you 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. 

In particular, according to the most recent statistics: 

  • 92% have received new employment offers 
  • 74% of our students manage to increase their salary after completing their Master 
  • 46% of our students are employed before completing their Master program 
  • 73% of our students get a job within 6 months of finishing their Master program 
  • 84% of our students increase their professional responsibilities after doing the Master 

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

  • Career Acceleration ProgramThe Career Acceleration Program will help you develop the knowledge, market insights and tools that you need to pursue a successful career in a specific industry. You will benefit from valuable connections with top companies and recruiters.  
  • RBS4EntrepreneurshipWe focus on your entrepreneurial side. 
    Are you planning to start up your own business or dreaming about becoming the fresh and innovative driving force within an organization? We will equip you with skills and knowledge to discover, test and improve your entrepreneurial skills, develop a business idea and finally launch your own business.

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

  • Human Resources Manager  
  • Talent Acquisition and Employer Branding Manager  
  • Headhunter  
  • Recruitment Specialist  
  • HR Consultant  
  • HR Business Partner  
  • Contract & Payroll Specialist  
  • HR Training & Development Manager  
  • HR Generalist  
  • International Recruiter  
  • Talent & Development Manager  
  • HR Relations & Rewards Manager  

RBS EXPERIENCE

The Campus

Innovative technology

We use innovative technologies in our classrooms to enrich the overall educational experience and improve student learning outcomes on campus and online. The platforms and technologies in use have a profound impact on student learning.

All classrooms are networked and feature SMART Board technology:

  • Professional audio mixers and microphones in each class, required for the interaction of students in the classroom simultaneously with students online.
  • High-resolution webcam inside the classrooms connected to the platform and the big pad, so that online students see the teacher and them on campus colleagues remotely.
  • Wireless access that allows students to be connected wherever they are
  • Computers and laptops for students available in the school library.

An Historical Heritage

The building, designed by Achille Zinnari, was built for the 1911 Universal Exhibition.

In that occasion, an Exposition celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the Unification of Italy was also organized in Rome, and a national architecture competition was launched for the construction of ten villas. Among these, the Villino Avenali, now the Rome Business School campus.

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 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.

Financial Aid and Tuition 

Payment

Payment of the participation fee of  € 7,200 can be made in the following ways:

  • In 6 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 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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