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The Research Center

Research Center 

The Research Center of the Rome Business School aims to promote the production and distribution of knowledge within the academic, professional and social system. The Center focuses on both scientific and informative research, respecting the highest methodological and content standards.The Research Center plays a key role in the mission of the Rome Business School, which aims to provide excellent management training with a focus on corporate social responsibility and internationality. The Center therefore collaborates with academics, professionals and researchers from all over the world to identify the most innovative and effective solutions in the field of management, entrepreneurship and economic-social phenomena.The Research Center of the Rome Business School is committed to producing documents that are useful both for companies and for the entire academic community and society as a whole. In this way, the Rome Business School intends to support people and organizations in successfully facing the challenges of global competitiveness, offering them useful theoretical, methodological and empirical perspectives.


The Director of the Divulgative Research Center

Valerio Mancini

Professor and Director of the Divulgative Research Centre of the Rome Business School. Lecturer and coordinator of the Department of Linguistic Sciences of the SSML “Armando Curcio”. Adjunct professor at the University of Rome ‘La Sapienza’, the SSML Unicollege (Florence), the University of Perugia and the talian Design Institute in Milan. He has been a visiting lecturer at numerous universities in Italy and abroad. He has worked with several international organisations in Europe and Latin America (UNODC, UNICRI, MAOC-N and OECD). In 2019, he was a consultant in Colombia for the justice reform project with the Attorney General’s Office of the Nation. He worked for the National School of Administration – Presidency of the Council of Ministers and in 2022 he received a letter of commendable service for his work at the SNA. He collaborates as an expert on ‘sport governance’ for the ‘Concurrences’ publishing group. He has published various articles, reports, interviews and academic research. Since 2022 he has been a member of the Scientific Board of ‘The Market: International Journal of Business’ – Cyprus Centre for Business Research (Cyprus Business School). He holds a degree in Political Science with specialised studies in International Relations and European Integration from the Catholic University of Milan. He holds several academic degrees in Italy and abroad, including an LL.M. (Master of Laws) from the University of Teramo and a Master in Economic Security, Geopolitics and Intelligence from SIOI. Latest publications: ‘Football and geopolitics’ (Mondo Nuovo, 2021), book awarded at the 56th CONI literary competition; ‘Football, politics and power’ (2023).


The Director of the Academic Research Center and of the Academic Department of Rome Business School

Massimo Scarcello

Dr Massimo Scarcello is the director of the Academic Research Center and of the Academic Department of Rome Business School, part of Planeta Formación y Universidades Group. He can boast 30+ years of working experience, 20+ out of them spent in the education industry. Passionate in developing talent worldwide, he is Keen on providing cutting-edge learning experience and relevant content balancing the academic quality and managerial relevance, placing high value on the organizational development based on lifelong learning & strategic approach. He served, among others as head of corporate education at Milano School of Management, University of Milano and as director at Ashridge Executive Education at Hult International Business School. Prior he covered managerial – level positions within national and international companies.