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Global Master in Data Science and Business Analytics

The Master's program is aimed to develop Technical skills, for analyzing data with the most innovative tools and services, and Managerial skills, to understand and communicate the outcomes to the business, to support decision making, managing data, extract valuable information and insights to the business, effectively communicate the results of data analysis.

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Formula Full time
Method On campus
Language English
Start Date October 2024
Enrollment 76%
Available seats 9
Scholarship valid until June 28th
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Global Master in Data Science & Business Analytics Overview

The Global Master in Data Science & Business Analytics aims to develop technical and managerial competencies, to work with data, and extract valuable information and insights to the business.​

With a specific focus on business, the Master has a multidisciplinary approach encompassing scientific notions, methodologies, and the latest and most advanced technologies for Data Science (from Advanced Analytics to Artificial Intelligence), as well as effective presentation and communication skills, agile project management, and risk management decision making.

Learnings Outcomes

  1.  Identify the valuable data and extract value from data, with the highest valuable insights for the business​.
  2. Implement more efficient and productive processes related to data analysis, also through the cutting-edge technologies in Data Management.
  3. Effectively use Advanced Analytics solutions, not only for data analysis but also for presenting valuable insights to business departments.
  4. Be aware of the legal aspects and implications in Data Management (e.g., Ethics, Privacy, Data Protection, Security, Intellectual Property, etc.).
  5. Significantly Contribute to the definition of business strategies, from a data-driven perspective.

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 Global Master in Data Science & Business Analytics

Practice Lab in partnership with TABLEAU

Meet the managers, get on a hands-on task and practice with Tableau Desktop product on:

  • Connecting to Data, Preparing Data, Exploring Data, Analyzing Data, Sharing Insights.
  • Analysis of real case studies (i.e. how data-driven companies such as Amazon and The Gap use Big Data for developing their strategies).
  • Practice on real datasets (i.e. Covid-19 pandemic geographical distribution, The Boston Housing dataset, The IRIS dataset, and many more).
  • Work on Python.
  • Get a solid knowledge on blockchain technology and how to apply it in Data Science (i.e. for Data Notarization).
DASCA accreditation ​

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.

International Bootcamp included in the Master

Think big and go global, choose among 4 continents International Bootcamps in Tuscany, Paris, Barcelona, Nigeria, China, London, Grand Tour Italy, Qatar and Silicon Valley (US), have an immersive and stimulating experience, focused on the topics of the business world. ​

Participate in a RBS Hackathon

36 hours to work on a challenge by exploring real world datasets. A great opportunity, though a competition among students’ teams, to gain experience on new technologies and acquire new skills with Mongo DB​.

Business in Action

  • Practice with different data languages, software tools, libraries as well as Advanced Analytics.
  • Analyze and understand the major architectures and frameworks for data storage, processing, management, and search.
  • Acquire knowledge and skills on the most innovative technologies and solutions based on Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Deep Learning.
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    Global Master in Data Science & Business Analytics

    During the Master’s courses, students will have the opportunity to practice with various programming languages and software tools, including R, Python, Jupyter Notebook, and Google Colab. They will also delve into major data storage and processing architectures, such as those based on Apache, and explore innovative Data Mesh concepts within the Elasticsearch stack. The curriculum will equip them with knowledge and skills in cutting-edge technologies like Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning, including Neural Networks and modern AI, such as ChatGPT. Students will engage in hands-on labs covering tasks like data connection, exploration, analysis, and presentation. Additionally, they will participate in a 36-hour Hackathon, working on real-world challenges with actual datasets.

    Strategic Thinking and Planning in Data Science

    During the first module of the Master in Data Science for Managers, 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 Data Science, students will learn:

    1) Data Science and Business Analytics: ​

    • Data Science and Business Transformation​
    • Data-driven companies​
    • Introduction to Data Science tools and languages​

    2) Technologies & Architectures:​

    • Distributed Architectures & Data Mesh​
    • Apache: Hadoop, Hive, Impala, Spark​
    • MongoDB and NoSQL technologies​
    • Elasticsearch, Apache Lucene​
    • IoT Analytics & RT data analysis (Kafka & InfluxDB)​

    ​3) Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning & Deep Learning​:

    • Data Mining​
    • Machine Learning, Deep Learning​
    • Neural networks, LLM and modern AI​
    • Advanced and Predictive Analytics ​
    • Text and Image Detection and Recognition​
    • Natural Language Processing (NLP)​
    • Cloud solutions​

    4) Business Analytics Toolbox​:

    • Jupyter Notebook & Google Colab​
    • KNIME & Google Data Studio​
    • Libraries for Data Science​
    • Hands-on R & Python languages

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

    5) Advanced Analytics:

    • Microsoft Power BI, M and DAX​
    • Tableau (Salesforce)​
    • Data Evaluation ​
    • Data Presentation Techniques​

    6) Risk Management Decision-Making:

    • Risk Analysis & Evaluation​
    • Risk Management​
    • Process Mining​
    • DSS & Data-driven Decision Making​

    ​7) Data Governance​:

    • Data Management: Ethics, Intellectual Property, and Data Protection​
    • Data Quality​
    • Data Notarization (Blockchain)​
    • Agile Scrum Framework​
    • Business Ethics and CSR
    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 Tableu

    Rome Business School Practice Lab is the place where theoretical concepts are put into practice and participants learn through experience.

    Tableau Software is an American interactive data visualization software company focused on business intelligence.

    In the Tableau-Lab students will:

    • Hands-on Data Preparation with Tableau Prep Builder​
    • Hands-on Data Visualization and Analysis with Tableau Desktop​
    • Acquire the practical knowledge to prepare, model ed explore the data​
    • Understand Calculations in Tableau​
    • Create views and dashboards for presenting and analyzing the data​
    Business in Action - Hands-on Lab

    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: ​

    1. The Future of Work
    2. AI, Blockchain, and Technology
    3. 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


    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 in Data Science and Business Analytics Management.


    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 Global Master in Data Science and Business Analytics are held 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 aimed at the acquisition of know-how, in order to transfer truly useful competencies for the attendees’ professional development.

    Francesco Amendola ​

    Program Director

    Chief Technology Officer (CTO) @ Harpa Italia s.r.l.​ with 20 years of experience in Information and Communication Technology.

    Francesco Amendola has had a diverse and successful career in the IT and telecommunications industry. He began as an International Roaming Expert Group (IREG) Assistant at Wind Tre and later served as an ICT Security Lead Auditor for the Italian Revenue Agency. In these roles, he demonstrated his expertise in IT security and data protection.

    His career then led him to positions as VoIP Project Manager and Product Manager at Nextel Italia S.r.l., where he excelled in managing IP communication solutions and working closely with customers and partners. He later transitioned to Novomatic Italy, where he served as IT Operations Manager and eventually became the Chief Information Officer (CIO), responsible for overseeing the IT department and providing technological solutions.

    Francesco continued to advance in his career and joined the team at ATAC SpA as ICT Director and Digital Transition Manager (RTD), where he played a crucial role in driving the organization’s digital transformation efforts.

    Currently, Francesco holds the position of Chief Technology Officer at Harpa Italia S.r.l., where he continues to demonstrate his expertise in identifying innovative technological solutions and optimizing processes in the realm of Digital Transformation.

    Throughout his career, Francesco has been recognized as a knowledgeable speaker at conferences and has been invited to share his insights as a guest lecturer at university courses. His specialization in advanced technological solutions to reduce costs and his expertise in process re-engineering have made him a valuable asset in the industry’s ongoing digital evolution.

    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.​

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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)

    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.

    Corporate Advisory Board

    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 103 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.

    103 Members
    14 CEO and General Management
    16 Operations & IT

    Career and Entrepreneurship Services

    Throughout your Global Master in Data Science & Business Analitycsyou 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 Analyst​
    • Data Stategist​
    • Data Scientist​
    • Data Architect​
    • Statistician​


    • Data Privacy and Security Manager​
    • Reporting Analyst​
    • Big Data Analyst​
    • Functional Analyst Consultant
    • Data Engineer

    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 Global Master in Data Science and Business Analytics. 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.

    Payment and Fee

    Payment of the participation fee of € 14,500 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.
    • Executive Women Scholarship.
    • Academic Excellence 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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