Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Online

A course designed to give participants the tools and resources to make the idea a reality by providing plenty of brainstorming sessions, innovative thinking exercises, business games simulation, designing thinking in-class activities, networking opportunities and business meetings to practice skills and set an entrepreneurial mindset.

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Formula: Part time - Online

Language: English

Enrollment: 87%

ONLINE: 5 Available seats

Intake November 2020. Scholarship up to 20%. Valid until October 2nd.


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Rome Business School’s Online Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation has been designed to provide participants with a learning experience previously only available to startup founders on an accelerator or incubator program. Built in collaboration with the wider entrepreneurial ecosystem, it has been designed to take professionals, managers, individuals with the aim to become entrepreneurs, through the steps involved in developing an idea into a commercial or social enterprise.

In addition, being this master in online version, you can have a quality learning anywhere! We have more than 10 years in online learning education and we are member of Grupo Planeta deAgostini, leader in providing programs in online mode, our “distance” courses offer all the contents of classroom learning, in order to use a complete and professionalizing experience.

The Reasons Why

  • Study anywhere

Our online version of the master allows you to study and learn content directly from your home or from anywhere else. Our teachers are experts in distance teaching and use the interactive synchronous methods typical of participative class lessons. You can get all the advantages to be part of an interactive class with lecturers and classmates, easily following lessons from anywhere else. Our online learning is also available in an asynchronous mode to also give the possibility to those who can’t attend lessons to watch the content and learn in an asynchronous way.

  • The Bootcamp in Rome for International Business Leaders

Rome Business School offers you the opportunity to hone your skills and enrich your knowledge on entrepreneurship, innovation and other key topics in the world of management by taking part in our International Bootcamp in Rome which, only for online students, is included in the tuition fee! This bootcamp is designed to train participants to manage businesses situations on a global scale, international business projects and crosscultural communication, all with a learningby-doing methodology based on working with real cases and scenarios, with the support of international mentors who share their insight on global relations. In addition, this experience is an opportunity for exposure among international leading companies (Enel, Fendi, Jaguar Land Rover, IBM and many more) and a professional environment to boost your career.

  • Soft Skills Programme

Soft skills are the ‘secret key’ of a well-managed workplace and progressive career path. Soft skills are personal attributes that can affect relationships, communication, and interaction with others and are crucial for business success and effective leadership, in this high-tech world in which we live. With the Soft Skills Program, we offer you the opportunity to develop the soft skills necessary for your personal and professional growth. The Self Growth Program is optional and is structured as follows: 10 hours in total for 5 interactive and self-reflective soft skills courses (Certificate will be provided upon completion of the program):

  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Public Speaking for Business
  • Time, Stress & Self-Management
  • Cross Cultural Communication
  • Conflict, Problem Solving & Negotiations
  • Career Path

Our skilled and professional Career Services Team provides our attendants with a personalized Career Path specifically designed to shape your professional profile in order to become a competitive figure in the actual working environment.  Join our online activities, like workshops, webinars, company meetings focusing on the valuable topic of job seeking and career networking, individual career counseling meetings! Thanks to our worldwide network of partners, Rome Business School can provide you with access to a wide range of internship opportunities. These and more invaluable benefits are at your disposal to boost your career.

  • Networking and Partners

At Rome Business School we have solid partnerships in place with several globally renowned leading companies, such as Giffoni Innovation Hub, Enel X, IBM Italy, Eataly, Ferrovie dello Stato, Vodafone, Triboo and many others. To ensure our students can build a strong professional network, we constantly organize workshop, meetings, visits, events and guest lectures with representatives from elite business ecosystems, encouraging interaction between leading professionals and the students, and facilitating the learning process. Obviously, all these activities are accessible to our students online, thanks to real-time calls and videos.

  • Multimedia contents

Online learning allows easier training thanks to audio lessons, videos and lecture notes from all disciplines for a better understanding of the contents. Interactive videos, learning test tools and many other multimedia supports will allow you to better understand the course content and facilitate the assimilation of the concepts.


The Online format of Rome Business School’s Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation is structured to provide participants with a though preparation for the Entrepreneurship and Innovation sector and crucial aspects of other related fields, starting with a wide overview of the broader management world and then proceeding to analyze all the specific subjects and aspects of Entrepreneurship and Management, as well as providing an in-depth insight into Innovative and responsible Leadership, its trends and best practices, as well as how they can be effectively applied to the current Industry of Innovation.

  • Capstone Project:  Experience Entrepreneurial & Innovative Thought& Action

Group project, tutored from the beginning by entrepreneurs and prepared in partnership with the Open Innovation lab, with a scope to launch an entrepreneurial project OR to bring innovation to existing companies.

After the completion of the capstone project, students should be able to:

  • Think critically
  • Implement creative solutions and solve managerial problems
  • Apply and connect theory with practice
  • Communicate and present business reports/ideas more effectively
  • Carry out business research and business analysis
  • Demonstrate collaborative leadership skills
  • Work effectively in teams
  • Communicate cross culturally and make compromises for a common goal
  • Set goals and implement projects effectively


The Master will be taught through interactive lectures, case study analysis, in-class exercises, discussions, roleplays, teamwork exercises, video discussions, business analysis and student presentation sessions.

Case studies will be utilized to engender discussion and illustrate real business and communication issues. Students will be encouraged to read widely and engage in discussion and debate. The didactic methodology is based on action learning, through which teachers implement a learner-centered approach, engage students and provide activities which allow students to apply the acquired knowledge. All teachers use active learning methods in class, which are also suitable for interactively engaging distance learning students.


Rome Business School’s Online Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation is given by highly selected international university professors, entrepreneurs, consultants, industry experts, 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 aimed at the acquisition of know-how, in order to transfer truly useful competencies for the attendees’ professional development.


ANDREA GEREMICCA – Andrea is an entrepreneurial Advisor and Angel – Investor in several startups. He attended Singularity University at the NASA Research Park in Silicon Valley, studying the impacts of exponential technologies in our society, and was also part of the leadership team in the Rome chapter and is in the organizing team of Te dEx Roma.

  • Professors

CARLO ALBERTO PRATESI – full Professor of Marketing, Innovation and Sustainability. Since 2009scientific consultant for Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition Foundation. Co-Founder of InnovAction Lab, a learning program with the aim of drawing university’s talents closer to the startup ecosystem. Open Innovation academic advisor of Digital Magics. Startup bootcamp FoodTech mentor. Advisor and Pretotyping Evangelist

ANDREA STADERINI – Almost 18 years of experience, first as a Satellite and Digital Terrestrial TV executive and then as a Digital entrepreneur with strongfocus on sales. He has worked digital market in companies like: Sky, Netmediaclick, DigiTouch and Mosaicoon.

FRANCESCO LANDOLFI – 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 (Net for Care; Privatassistenza; Telbios). Today he is Senior Partner for Arventia Capital a firm involved in private equity and venture capital investments. Francesco holds a Master in Business Administration from Harvard University and a Laurea cum Laude in Economics from LUISS University.

FRANCESCA CORRADO – Economist and researcher. President of PlayRes, a startup no profit for games and entertainment.

EUGENIO LA MESA – An entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience in entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship as a field of his main interest and expertise. He has worked as a Co-founder and Chairman at Cure Thalassemia Italia ONLUS.

Career Services

achievement. This program is designed to help you build a solid path towards a succesful career and professional future as well as to find opportunities in line with your ambitions and expectations. In particular, the school offers the following services to the enrolled students:

  • Individual Career Counselling Meeting
  • Rome Business School’s Official Career Portal
  • Professional Workshops
  • Entrepreneurial Webinars
  • Rome Business School’s Talent Focus

Rome Business School supports its students even beyond the academic environment, providing them with guidance and assistance in developing a strong professional profile that reflects the most sought competencies in the current job market.

Thanks to the commitment of our students and the continuous work of our assistance service, we have achieved important results in terms of employment and achievement of the aspirations of the individual participants in our courses.

In particular, according to the most recent statistics:

38% of our students have pursued an international career;
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 the course of study (in the case of the Master Part Time, a growth in the pay packet of 27% was noted);
68% of our students have increased their job responsibilities at the end of the master;
92% of our students received new job offers upon completing their studies.

Open Innovation Lab



The Open Innovation Lab is a Rome Business School project developed in collaboration with Seedble (company enabling change and innovation as well as the digital transformation of companies) aimed to create a place where enterprises meet innovation and young talents. An exclusive environment in which companies can convert ideas into business opportunities with the aim of diversifying their business, accelerating their positioning in their target markets or improving internal processes. The Lab is a meeting place where innovative projects can be cultivated and company challenges can be overcome and in which the students can work for their capstone final group project.

EAE Business School – LAB Acceleration Program



The EAE Business School presents the entrepreneurship promotion program EAE LAB which promotes entrepreneurial ventures with the accelerator, the objective of which is to help new entrepreneurs develop their business, as well as giving them access to the mentors and tools required to get their ventures up and running effectively. It fosters and helps the growth of innovative business ventures.

Applications will be open and all teams should apply by submitting their business project proposals to the EAE Lab Acceleration Program.

Only 10 business projects out of around 100 project proposals, will be selected to be part of the EAE lab Acceleration Program which will take place either on the EAE Business School campus in Barcelona or in Madrid.

*Transportation and accommodation costs are not covered.

The EAE LAB Acceleration program encompasses a 5-month training period for the selected teams, during which the School provides them with a physical workspace, advisory services in different areas (legal, administrative, accounting and employment), specific skills development sessions and fortnightly training modules throughout the program as well as coaching and mentoring sessions, among other activities. The EAE LAB Incubator sets aside a special place for networking between the entrepreneurs from the different projects, as well as organizing presentations from leading companies and institutions.

Placement rate

At the end of the Master, 96% of the students obtained an internship in internationally renowned companies. Some of our professional partners:

Scholarship and Tuition

The tuition fee for this Master is 5.900 euros (VAT included) the payment of the participation fee is installable.

It can be paid:

  • in 4 instalments without interest
  • in a single solution (this option grants the student a 10% discount on the overall amount of the tuition fee)

According to the individual profile, experience, and proved motivation, the candidate can be awarded a scholarship covering part of the overall tuition fee (up to 20%). Indeed, Rome Business School offers the opportunity to the most deserving candidates to benefit from 7 different types of scholarships. These partial economic coverages can consist of 6 months of interest-free financing.

The competition for scholarships increases as the start date approaches and funds are limited, so it is advisable to make the request as soon as possible.

Bootcamp around the world

Hone your entrepreneurial skills and test them with the ultimate challenge: Rome Business School’s exclusive Bootcamp in Barcelona, organized in partnership with EAE Business School, a beautiful city at the forefront of innovation and among the most productive start-up ecosystems. “Rome Business School’s Bootcamp in Rome focus on international business leaders and all the skills needed to be a succesful manager. This Bootcamp in Rome is included in the registration price: just think about the flight and accommodation, we’ll take care of the rest!

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.




Students who successfully complete the program will receive a double certification: Rome Business School’s diploma and an official certification by Universidad Internacional de Valencia (VIU), which provides 60 internationally recognized credits (60 ECTS).

Jump start the rest of your life!

If you are looking for top-quality advanced training in a particular business area, countless opportunities for skills development and testing yourself, ways to expand your professional network and make contact with elite professionals working in several business fields, we have exactly the program for you. From there, it’s all up to you! Your determination and willingness to learn and experience new ways of thinking are all you need to make the most of one of our programs and start making your way along the path towards success in your career.