During the first module of the Master in Human Resources and Talent Development, 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 will be able to manage projects, examine data and information, and have a diagnostic approach in 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.
During the second module of the Master in Human Resources and Talent Development, students will learn how to:
1) People and Culture Strategy:
•Intro to the New HR, roles & organizational strategies
•Talent Acquisition process/Identification (Onboarding, Candidate Experience)
•HR Assessment, Psychometric Models
•Diversity & Inclusion
2) Talent Development:
•Training and Development (Learning & Development)
•Contracts, Total Compensation (Benefits & Rewards)
•Performance Management (Feedback)
•Welfare and Work life balance
•Retention & Leadership Succession Strategy
3) Organizational Behaviour:
•Individual, Group and Organization
4) In the Agile HRM:
•Agile for HR
•Soft skills: Managing diverse teams and cultural sensitivity
5) Global HR
•Hybrid working and flexible policy development in Global setting
•New trends and Tech trends in the HR industry
• How to Create a Purpose Driven Workforce
• Leadership to older generation
• Future skill for HR teams
During the third module of the Global Master in Human Resources and Talent Development, students will learn how to:
6) 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
7) Better Managers for a Better World:
•Business Ethics and CSR
• Data Protection
• Working with an NGO with purpose
• Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD)
The goal of Rome Business School is to develop future managers, entrepreneurs, and professionals who are ready to capitalize on the benefits of digitalization, go global, and have a positive impact on society.
Electives are ideal tools for students to improve their employability by focusing on high-demand skills.
- 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 5 main areas of interest:
- Innovation & Growth
- Tech & Digitalization
- Industry Business Excellence
- International Business
- Global Electives with RBS School partners
The Rome Business School Practice Lab is where theoretical concepts are put into practice and participants learn through experience. Students will immerse themselves into 10 hours of practice lab, where theoretical concepts will be put in practice and learning will come through experience.
The lab is conducted by managers from: WFP* that will give different specialized knowledge, exercises and will network and transfer their experience to the students from their own HR practices.
*The company partner is a subject to change
The Global Trends lab consists of 2 virtual sessions:
Session 1: How to Find Sources to identify global trends. Deep dive into the global world trends shaping the world of today – guest speakers from UN, UNIDO, ILO. Examples of Global Trends:
- The Future of Work
- AI, Blockchain, and Technology
- The World in 2030 – Future Scenarios (UN, IMF, ECB)
Session 2: Understand the impact of global trends on businesses, and explore ways in which businesses can adapt and transform based on future trends and forward-thinking strategies
You will have the opportunity to demonstrate your abilities by tackling a real-world business challenge at the end of your educational experience. Make use of your skills to identify opportunities and create a truly innovative strategy.
Take on a genuine business challenge. You can work with a small group to develop a marketing strategy for a new business, a strategy to increase online sales, or a loyalty offering for different generations.
Two case studies from two different companies will be assigned to you to put your master’s course knowledge to the test.
Previous years’ experiences
The Practical Challenge:
Inputs, reflections, analyses and deliverables on one or more of the following topics that are part of the organization’s HR agenda for 2022, such as defining the prerequisites, summary and contents a DEI (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion) policy should have in order to regulate all the internal HR processes with an impact on DEI. Another tasks includes identifying the most relevant metric and KPI to be tracked to evaluate the effectiveness of internal programs an initiatives.