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International Master in Project Management

The International Master in Project Management ​​ ​aims to train professionals who want to become a successful Project Manager and to guide participants to the acquisition of the prestigious PMP® (Project Management Professional), or CAPM® (Certified Associate in Project Management) certifications of PMI®, which are widely recognized and appreciated all over the world

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Formula International
Method On Campus
Language English
Start Date April 2024
Enrollment 67%
Available seats 13
20% UP TO

What does the International Master in Project Management have to offer?

The International Master’s in Project Management offers higher-level training for professionals who wish to consolidate and enrich their skills in international project management. This programme is designed to meet the needs of aspiring project managers who operate in a global context and wish to gain an in-depth understanding of the challenges and opportunities associated with international project management.

Through a comprehensive and interdisciplinary curriculum, the International Master in Project Management offers a balanced combination of theory and practice. Students will have the opportunity to study fundamental topics such as strategic project planning, resource management, risk management, change management and leadership, as well as cultural and legal aspects specific to international project management.

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.


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, Barcelona, 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

International Master in Project Management in Rome

Career Impact

+35% Salary Increase, after 1 year of completing the Master in Project Management. Our students work in prestigious companies such as: Leroy Merlin, Heiniken and Gi Group​

PMP or CAPM Certification

Achieve the necessary contact hours to participate in the PMP or CAMP examination. Train with in-class practice tests and reach your professional goals supported by our professors.

Business in Action​

Business Practice lab with NTT Data, starting from a business case, apply some of the tools and techniques presented in classes and the Capstone project

Training partner (ATP) of the Project Management Institute

The Rome Business School is an authorized training partner (ATP) of the Project Management Institute.

International Bootcamp

Think big and go global, choose among 4 continents and 7 International Bootcamps. Choose among the bootcamps in Silicon Valley (US), Paris, Rome, Tuscany, Barcelona, Nigeria, Qatar and Have an immersive and stimulating experience, focused on the topics of the business world and network and learn from top company managers.

International Partners

International Master in Project Management: Learning Outcomes

  1. Understand and support the organization’s strategies, participate in the generation of benefits and value for the organization and its stakeholders.
  2. Plan and manage the project scope, schedule, project budget, and all other disciplinary areas involved (Resources, Risks, Communication, Procurement).
  3. Monitor and control the progress of the project, starting from the collection of raw data to the presentation of progress reports to stakeholders.
  4. Identify project stakeholders, analyze their needs, requirements and expectations, define and implement the most suitable communication strategies to manage their involvement in the project.
  5. Lead project execution, use your emotional intelligence to communicate, influence, negotiate, solve problems, manage conflicts, manage decision-making processes, evaluate individual and group performance. Contribute to the development of all the people who participate in the project, inspire their behavior to the pri1nciples of correctness, honesty, transparency and loyalty.
Develop core managerial skills and pursue a career in Project Management

During the first module of the International Master in Project Management, 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.
Understand the role played by stakeholders in projects and the role of a project leader

During the second module, students will learn how to:

1) Project Management Introduction

  • PM culture, Project Life Cycle,
  • Organizational Project Management

2) Business Analysis​

  • Benefit and value analysis​
  • Requirements management​
  • Business Case

3) Operational foundations of Project Management​

  • Planning​
  • Execution​
  • Monitoring and controlling

4) Project Management Tools and Techniques​

  • Exploring complexity: application of PM tools and techniques​
  • Exploring Complexity: Risk Management​
  • Use of Project Management Software​
  • Agile methodologies: Kanban and SCRUM​
  • Notes on other methodologies (XP, DASM, …)
Get training to be able to get PMI Certifications and become innovative and responsible leader

During the third module, students will learn how to:

5) International and Ethical Aspects of Project Management​

  • Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct​
  • Participation in European tenders​
  • Business Ethics and CSR

6) Interpersonal skills for the Project Manager​

  • Personality indicators​
  • Leadership, Motivation, and Thinking Styles​
  • Tools and strategies for individual and team development​
  • Decision-making styles and processes​
  • Conflict management

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
Practice Lab | In partnership with

Rome Business School Practice Lab is the place where theoretical concepts are put in practice and participants learn through experience. NTT DATA managers, who will examine different specialist knowledge, work on exercises and network, while sharing their experience and expertise with the students, run the Lab. This Lab is entirely run by NTT DATA​ managers with whom you will create strategy to guide customers through the customer’s journey of NTT DATA.

Capstone Project

You will have the opportunity to exhibit your abilities at the end of the course by tackling a real-world business challenge. Utilize your skills to find chances and create a truly inventive plan.

Face a real-life business challenge. You have the option of working in a small group, developing an internet sales plan, or developing a loyalty programme for different generations.

Two case studies from two real firms will be assigned to you to put your master’s course knowledge to the test.

Previous years’ experiences 

The Practical Challenge:

Milk Flower business will bring in the art of Italian gelato making to offer ice cream using organic ingredients and seasonal fruits native to Senegal.   The business will pursue a new strategy and go forward to sell gelato in carts around Dakar City instead of selling it in an old-fashioned physical shop. Locally created gelato is predicted to provide positive cash flow and profit in the first year, with a positive return. This project management plan details the process of the planning and initiation phase for the launch of the Milk Flower Business.

Rome Business School International Bootcamps experiences

There’s the opportunity to experience an intensive and fully immersive business experience during a week, facing challenges, dealing with managers, students and lecturers, and creating your own project that will be presented at the end of the Bootcamp Experience.

List of International Bootcamps experience

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.


The International Master’s in Project Management offered by the Rome Business School brings together a distinguished faculty comprising of international university lecturers, consultants, and business managers with extensive experience in various operational and professional domains. These experts come from diverse backgrounds, including merchandising, law, entrepreneurship, coaching, and public speaking.

The program adopts a teaching approach that prioritizes the acquisition of practical knowledge and skills that are highly sought after in the current market. Students can expect to gain hands-on expertise and insights from industry professionals who bring real-world perspectives into the classroom. This ensures that the program equips students with the know-how and capabilities that are in high demand by employers.

Program Director

Riccardo Orfei

Riccardo Orfei, has worked in ICT for a long time, first holding specialized roles, and, from 1987 onward, that of manager of technical staff, working groups, and small, medium, and large projects.

In 1999 he was certified by the Project Management Institute as a PMP® Project Management Professional. He is a member of PMI® and the Central Italy Chapter. He is currently involved in professional training in the field of Project Management.

He has a Master’s Degree in Education with a focus on “Adult and Continuing Education Sciences.” He is a member of the Italian Association of Trainers where he participates in the work of the Community of Practice “Professionals Trainers of Professionals.”

Eros Manzo Senior project manager Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche

Eros Manzo holds a Master degree in Social Science, He is a Project Manager in EU funded Contracts within the Technical Assistance unit. He has more than 10 years of experience in planning, management, coordination, monitoring and evaluation of International Development Projects. Well familiar with EU Instrument Pre-Acquis (IPA); European Development Fund (EDF); European Neighborhood and Partnership Instruments (ENPI); Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance (IPA) procedures; EU Procurement procedures (PRAG) and other Donors such us World Bank, UN agencies. He is often involved in creating partnership at international level and maintaining formal and operative agreement. He has extensive program/project cycle management experience for government-funded and private projects covering analysis on relevant donor requirements (e.g., EC Financial Regulation, application and implementation procedures, procurement guidelines).

Raffaele Mannella Co-founder and CEO Comtaste

Over 26 years of experience as Export Manager, Entrepreneur and Project and operations Manager, related to enterprise software applications and professional services. Passionate about Project Management, especially in the Information Technology field.​ In 2005, he co-founded Comtaste S.r.l., an IT consulting company in which he still servs as CEO, mainly taking on strategic projects for the company and directly managing key clients, among which several multinational companies such as Adobe, Google and HP.​ In 2019 he founded TS Mood Srl, an innovative startup dealing with online booking services for the tourism industry.

Viviane Arazi Trainer, Project Management & Agile Approaches, soft skills

Freelance trainer, IT Program Manager, specialized in large-scale global program in the sectors of Consumer goods, Government. Waterfall approach applied in Infrastructure and end user computing projects, while Agile approach, together with Scrum, DevOps, Test-Driven Development, Continuous Improvement / Continuous Development have been applied for Software development projects. Viviane is PMI Certified. Solid experience as well in the setup of Program and Project Management Offices (PMOs). Worked for DXC Technology and HEWLETT PACKARD

Stefano Cera President Lazio Delegation of Aif

Senior Trainer, Speaker and Coach. He is President of the Lazio Delegation of Aif (Ass. Italiana Formatori), a nonprofit organization founded in 1975, which includes more than 2,000 consultants and business leaders throughout Italy, professionals in training, organizational strategies and learning and development processes. He is a qualified coach and NPL professional.

Marco Arcuri
Marco Arcuri Coordinator of the Project Management Commission at the Order of Engineers of the Province of Latina

Marco worked for 11 years in the Italian Navy as an Engineering Officer. He then began his career as a Project Manager, working at SeaCharterCo, Pershing S.p.A. (where he also served as Production Planning Manager and Process Improvement Manager), Cantieri di Baia Mericraft SpA, and DEVOTO. Meanwhile, he started teaching at various institutions, including Federico II University, IUAV Venice, IED, Politecnico di Milano, and La Sapienza. He also worked on the Industrial Research Project for the development of integrated water resource infrastructures at the University of Sannio-Benevento and served as a Board Member of the Italian Institute of Project Management. He was also a Branch Coordinator at the PMI Central Italy Chapter and the Coordinator of the Training Commission at APCO. Additionally, he was the Vice President of ASSIREP, a Member of the Board of CoLAP, and an Administrator at AMPM Consulting. Currently, he is the Coordinator of the Project Management Commission at the Order of Engineers of the Province of Latina, the Director of AMPM Business School, and the President of ASSOPM (Italian Association of Project Managers). He is certified as a PMP by PMI and PRINCE2 Agile Foundation by AXELOS.

Giancarlo Duranti Project Manager

With a Master's in IT Governance & Management from Luiss Business School, Giancarlo has over 25 years of experience in Project Management and Business Analysis. He has worked as a Business Analyst for various companies: SIP S.p.A., Telesoft Corp., and IIBA. He was also a System Engineer for Telecom Italia S.p.A., where he later worked as a Program Manager and Consultant. As a Project Manager, he has worked at Telesoft S.p.A. and LUISS. He has also been a PMP at the Project Management Institute (PMI), where he served as Director for Professional Development. Meanwhile, he worked as a Trainer at the International Institute for Learning (IIL). He has obtained several certifications: PMI-PBA, PMP, PMI-ACP, PgMP from PMI; Certified Business Analysis Professional from IIBA; COBIT 5 from ISACA; Professional Scrum Master. Currently, he works as a Project Manager, Business Analyst Consultant & Trainer for GD Consulting.

Antonio Scialletti Strategy Director & Project Leader for LIFE Project STEEL BELT SYSTEMS

Antonio is a senior advisor with nearly 30 years of strategy consulting projects worldwide, living and working in USA (Boston and Seattle) for 4 years, 8 years in Milano, Italy in Deloitte, and 8 years in Shanghai, China where he was CEO of GEA Consulenti di Direzione SpA Asian subsidiary. Strategy and business development senior advisor for internationalization projects. Presently Strategy Director & Project Leader for LIFE Project at SBS Group Varese, Italy, and MBA Program Director & Strategy Professor at Rome Business School. Graduated with MBA from Boston University, USA, and got a Laurea/MSc in Electrical Engineering at the University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy.

Rosalba Silverio Business and Personal Coach

Rosalba holds a Master's degree in Personal & Business Coaching and another in Game Management Training. She has training in Mindfulness, Career, and Team Coaching and began her career as a Recruiter and Coach at the University of Rome Tre. She continued there as a Pedagogy Subject Expert and Master's Teacher for HR Professionals. Currently, she works as a Freelance Business and Personal Coach, as well as a Coach and Teacher for the Master's in Human Resources Management and Administration at the University of Niccolò Cusano. Rosalba is also an Associated Certified Coach with the International Coach Federation and a Mindfulness Facilitator.

Corporate Advisory Board

The Corporate Advisory Board exemplifies the collaborative spirit between academia and the practical management sphere, playing a vital role in the Quality Assurance Process aimed at continually enhancing the range of Management Training programs offered by the Rome Business School.

Comprising 87 esteemed leaders, managers, and professionals from prominent national and international businesses, the Corporate Advisory Board enables the Rome Business School to continually update and improve its training programs. This is achieved through extensive interactions and valuable inputs from board members during annual meetings and discussions with the school. These interactions serve as a catalyst for incorporating the latest industry insights and trends into the curriculum, ensuring the programs remain relevant and aligned with the evolving business landscape. The Corporate Advisory Board thus acts as a crucial bridge, fostering a dynamic exchange of ideas and expertise between academia and the business world.


101 Members
19 CEO and General Management
16 Operation & IT

Career and Entrepreneurship Services to guide you on your career path

During your International Master in Project Management journey, our dedicated Career Services team will be there to accompany and support you every step of the way. With more than 10 years of experience in the field of education, our team is committed to assisting young talents and managers in shaping their future careers by providing guidance tailored to their individual capabilities, aspirations, and professional goals.

To ensure our students receive the optimal support in achieving their career objectives, our Career Services are structured into two key areas:

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

  • Project Manager
  • Event Planner
  • Project Coordinator
  • Project Assistant
  • Marketing analyst
  • Assistant Construction Manager
  • Junior Business Analyst
  • Business Development
  • Risk Management
  • Project Supervisor
  • Consultant Senior

Admission process

Rome Business School is committed to maintaining high quality standards for its programmes. To this end, in order to ensure the selection of suitable candidates, it is necessary to successfully pass a structured selection process, which follows the following steps:

Evaluation of credentials
Application Confirmation
Selection Interview

The admission process is designed to assess the candidate’s suitability for admission to the Master’s programme. The assessment will be based on the candidate’s academic history, previous experience in the topics covered in the Master’s programme and personal motivation. The application for admission will be examined by the Academic Committee of the Rome Business School after being submitted. In order to ensure the candidate’s eligibility, it is essential that all the required documentation is provided.

Payment and method of payment

Payment of the participation fee of € 7,900 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.

  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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A project manager is responsible for planning, organising, executing and monitoring complex projects. Their main role is to ensure that a project is successfully completed within the set time, budget and resource constraints.

Here is an overview of the activities performed by a project manager:

  • Project planning: The project manager works with the team and stakeholders to define the project objectives, establish the work plan, break down the activities and determine the resources required.
  • Assignment of responsibilities: The project manager assigns tasks to specific team members, ensuring that everyone has a clear understanding of their roles and responsibilities.
  • Budget management: The project manager is responsible for monitoring and controlling the project budget, ensuring that financial resources are allocated effectively.

To become a project manager, here is a series of steps you can follow:

  • Training and education: Acquire a solid knowledge base in the field of project management. You can obtain a Master’s degree in Project Management. Also, consider taking specific courses or obtaining a recognised certification such as the Project Management Professional (PMP) offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI). The Rome Business School offers both options. Discover our certification preparation program.
  • Practical experience: Look for opportunities to work on projects, even if in minor roles. You could start as a project team member or as an assistant project manager to gain practical experience in the field and understand the dynamics of project management.
  • Development of soft skills: Hone your soft skills that are essential for an effective project manager. These include leadership skills, effective communication, time management, problem solving and teamwork skills.

There are various certifications to become a certified Project Manager including PMP, PMI or PRINCE2 or even CAPM. Rome Business School is an authorised ATP training partner of the PMI Institute and we create togheter with our faculty a Certification Preparation Programs for these certifications.