The Online Master in Human Resources Management aims to produce young HR professionals with the determination and passion to make an impact in the Human Resources Industry. These professionals will be able to create a comprehensive human resource management strategy both within business and non-profit organizations and to work within diverse international environments and teams.
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 Online Master in Human Resources Management?
Practice Lab by EYWhere theoretical concepts are put in practice and participants learn through experience. 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
98% Placement Rate 98% of our students get a job at the end of their master and over 46% find a job even before finishing the mater.
Global Experience International Bootcamp in Silicon Valley, Barcelona, Paris, Rome and TuscanyDuring 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.
Career Service Structured and divided in two main pillars
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:
Human Resources: The master program’s structure
The Online Master in Human Resources Management will strengthen your competences and enable you to take on responsibilities in the Human Resources Departments of any company, while also developing your Soft Skills.
Mind-Opening & Knowledge Management Setting
Core Management Competences
Human Resources Management
Project & Operations Management
Accounting and Budgeting
Entrepreneurship and Business Planning
Marketing: Traditional & Digital
Focusing and specializing
Human & Organizational Behavior
Global HR and HR Certifications
Being an innovative and responsible leader
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.
The Online Learning Methodology
Adhering to the highest standards of teaching methodology provided by EFMD, the Master Online in Human Resources Management is taught through interactive lectures, case study analyses, exercises, discussions, teamwork exercises, video conferences, business analysis and sessions of student presentations. Students are encouraged to read and engage in discussions and debates. The teaching methodology is based on learning by doing, with lecturers implementing a student-centered approach, getting students involved and providing activities that allow students to apply the knowledge acquired. The Online Methodology consists of live, interactive lectures, led and facilitated by professors. The programs are self-paced, as students take pre-master courses at their own speed and using self-assessment exercises. This practical, applicable methodology consists of synchronous and asynchronous activities.
Students are free to learn at their own pace and define personal learning paths based on their individual needs and interests, as well as the content provided, taking into account the deadlines for learning, evaluation and assessments. The self-paced methodology is applied on the pre-master courses, which are based on pre-recorded interactive sessions led by the lecturer professor, with a PPT presentation, exercises and self-assessment for each course. Students study the material at their own pace and do a self-assessment exercise to track their progress.
PROFESSOR-LED AND FACILITATED
The online learning methodology is fully professor-led and facilitated live in real time. Every lecture is created and delivered by a lecturer using our online platform Blackboard. The communication tools used by the lecturers include discussion forums, chats, emails, breakout sessions, whiteboards, and audio and video sharing to communicate and work together. As a final step, sessions usually include an exercise or assessment to measure the learning.
LIVE & INTERACTIVE
The online methodology in every class is live and interactive. Teaching methods and techniques are used creatively to develop an engaging and motivating learning experience. There is frequent interaction with the student interaction to foster and maintain engagement and promote learning.
PRACTICAL & APPLICABLE
The online learning methodology is practical, with all the class activities and online learning methods, e-content and materials used also being put into practice in the different assessments (self-assessments, tests and practical assignments), capstone project and class activities.
SYNCHRONOUS AND ASYNCHRONOUS ACTIVITIES
The online methodology is structured as a combination of synchronous or real-time activities (such as online platform chats, breakout rooms/sessions, virtual pooling, virtual whiteboard, etc.) and asynchronous or on-demand activities, which students can do whenever suits them best in terms of their preferences and other commitments (such as emails, discussion forum platforms, online platform meetings, recorded lectures via links, virtual coffee and conversation sessions, etc.).
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.
Mindfulness, Focus & Awareness.
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. 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.
Company Shadowing | Full Time Exclusive
A process in which a student observes a professional for a short period of time, such as a day or few hours, to get a better understanding of the job position and insight into the company department/division.
Students will get a first-hand insight into the reality of business life, rather than a theoretical version of a specific job position or working environment. For a few hours, they will observe the day-to-day tasks of a professional and learn from a person who has experience in the field. They will also be given a tour of the workplace and take part in a Q&A session at the end of the day. Only high-performing students will get the chance to take part in Company Shadowing.
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.
Tackle a real company challenge. You can choose to be part of a small team and design an innovative HR business plan or functional operational plan based on theoretical research.
Work on one of two real Business Challenges of a specific company. Choose between a Business Plan, or a Human Reousrces plan.
To create your final project, follow the Ready, Set, Go Structure
Stage 1: Team Creation
Stage 2: Capstone Project – Kick Off
Stage 3: Project Proposal, followed by two Mentoring Sessions
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.
Silicon Valley – “Silicon Valley Bootcamp” to open your mind 360°
Paris – ESLSCA | “Bootcamp: When Art meets Fashion and Luxury”
Barcelona – EAE Business School | “Bootcamp on Entrepreneurship & Design Sprint”
Rome – Rome Business School | “Bootcamp on International Business Leadership”
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.
CEO and General Management
Rome Business School’s Master Online in Human Resources Management 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.
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.
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 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.
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 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 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 and Entrepreneurship Services
Throughout your Master Online in Human Resources Management, 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 Program
The 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.
We 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.
HR Business Partner.
Contract & Payroll Specialist.
HR Training & Development Manager.
Talent & Development Manager.
HR Relations & Rewards Manager.
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.
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.
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 creating opportunities for learning, involvement, personal and cultural development that go well beyond the lessons.
Our students will be able to participate in various activities: 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.
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.
Master Online in Human Resources: Scholarships and Tuition
Payment of the participation fee of € 6,400 can be made in the following ways:
In 6 interest-free installments
Single solution (this option guarantees a 10% discount on the total amount)
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.
Early Bird Enrollment Scholarship.
Lifelong Learning Scholarship.
Academic Excellence Scholarship.
Academic Excellence Scholarship.
Better Managers for a Better World Scholarship.
Student Loan Assistance Grant.
These partial economic hedges can consist of 6 months of interest-free financing.
Competition for scholarships increases as the starting date approaches and funds are limited, so it is advisable to apply as soon as possible.
Who is eligible?
The specialized Master in HR & Organization is aimed to young professionals that want to:
boost their career, that is yet launched in the Human Resource field
or, instead, that want to make a working’s area change and enter the world of HR
Fees for the master
The costs for the Specialized Master in HR e Organization:
On Campus: 7.500€ +IVA
Online: 6400€ +IVA
Can I attend the courses during the weekend?
Classes are held in the afternoon from Monday to Friday.
Only for The Executive Master’s in Human Resource Management in Italian is available for weekend attendance.
It is possible to attend online the master in HR & Organization?
Attendance for the Master’s program is possible both On Campus and Online. In particular, our Online mode is synonymous with excellence guaranteed by EFMD, which has awarded four of the courses in our Master’s program with EOCCS-EFMD certification. An honor exclusive to RBS and another business school in Italy.
How is the internationality of the school expressed through the master's degree?
During the Master’s program, students will be able to participate in an out-of-country experience in collaboration with some of RBS’s international partners in: