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The study programme has been carefully prepared in order to provide students with a solid economic and managerial background and to allow them to develop activities and experience that will strengthen their CV.  

IEC offers two different curricula, ( IEB; BOS ) designed to fit your own personal professional career paths; but there is a common base in both the curricula: the international vocation.

Official timetables of IEB and BOS courses are available here.

IEB International Economics and Business

I.   Aims of the programme

To provide the students with a solid knowledge of conducting business in a global environment.
To create practical competences in dealing with international markets by developing effective marketing and commercial strategies.
To make the students able to work effectively in foreign and complex organizational situations.

II. Content and methodology

a. Main functional courses: International Business, International Economics, International Communication, International Banking, Economics of Taxation and Supply Chain and Logistics.

b. Main Technical courses:  Econometrics, Business Statistic, Budgeting, Country Analysis, Intercultural Relations.

c. The methodology will be strongly interactive, in order to develop concrete competence and operational capabilities in addition to an indepth knowledge. Case discussions, project works, field activities, hands-on exercises will be a relevant part of the programme.

III.   Professional profile

The students graduated from this program will ideally be able to work in the professional roles typical of a local branch or subsidiary of an international company. They will have responsibility in designing and applying marketing and commercial strategies in order to succeed in resident markets, facing local and global competition.
Skills and  Abilities of their role: Entrepreneurship, Autonomy and  Adaptability.

IV. Study programme

Curriculum: International Economics and Business

STUDY PLAN PROFESSOR SEMESTER ECTS Disciplinary
Sector
I YEAR
International economics (advanced) M. Tamberi I 9 SECS-P/01
International business and communication (1st module)
International business and communication (2nd module)
A. Cusi 
A. Taylor Bianco 
II
II
6
6
SECS-P/08
SECS-P/08
Econometrics R. Lucchetti II 6 SECS-P/05
European law G. Vilella I 6 IUS/13
English Language (advanced B2) or  (*)
English Language (advanced C1) or
Lab of International Markets Analysis
 
 
G. Van Wijk 
 
 
II
 
 
6
 
6 credits to be chosen between:        
Business statistics C. Gigliarano II 6 SECS-S/01
Dynamics of populations B. Zagaglia II 6 SECS-S/04
6 credits to be chosen between:        
Budgeting A. Fodor I 6 SECS-P/07
International banking C. Lucarelli II 6 SECS-P/11
Free choice elective (**)     9  
TOTAL CREDITS       60  
II YEAR
International integration (1st module)
nternational integration (2nd module)
M. Fratianni
G. Canullo
I
I
6
6
SECS-P/01
SECS-P/01
6 credits to be chosen between:        
Economics of innovation A. Sterlacchini I 6 SECS-P/06
Economics of taxation S. Samperna II 6 SECS-P/03
6 credits to be chosen between:        
Country analysis (1st module) J.M. Geringer II 6 SECS-P/02
Macroeconomics (Advanced) M. Gallegati II 6 SECS-P/01
12 credits to be chosen between:        
Economics of environment and natural resources R. Esposti I 6 AGR/01
Intercultural relations R. Novelli I 6 SPS/09
Supply chain and logistics K. Cutright II 6 SECS-P/10
Laboratory (IEB) R. Lucchetti II 3  
Thesis     21  
TOTAL CREDITS       60  

(*)  For students who have the B2 level but not the B2 English Certificate 
(**) Students are encouraged to apply for one of the following special Programs: Global Consulting Program, Competitividad Global para PyMES, FTMBA, Campus World, Erasmus Traineeship

 

BOS Business Organization and Strategy

I. Aims of the program

To provide the students with an indepth knowledge of the strategic and organizational issues faced by global companies or by companies competing in an international environment.
To create strong capabilities in dealing with different cultures with critical managerial areas like team work, leadership and organizational design.

II. Content and methodology

a. Main functional courses: International Economics, International Marketing, Industrial Organization and Business Strategy, Supply chain and Logistics, Operations, Management Control and Cost Analysis.

b. Main managerial courses: Organizational Behavior and Leadership , Sociology of Entrepreneurship, Teamwork, Negotiation and Conflict Management, Project Management, Teamwork, Negotiation and Conflict Management.

c. The methodology will be strongly interactive, in order to develop competence and capabilities in addition to an indepth knowledge. Case discussions, role plays, active participation will be a relevant part of the program.

III. Professional profile

The students who graduate from this program will ideally be able to work in the professional roles typical of the headquarter of an international organization.
They will be involved in the design of the organizational structure, in defining competitive strategies, in managing overseas branches of the company and coordinating its global presence.
Skills and  Abilities of their role: Global, Strategic Vision and Coordination.

IV.   Study Programme

Curriculum: Business Organization and Strategy

STUDY PLAN PROFESSOR SEMESTER ECTS Disciplinary
sector
I YEAR
English Language (advanced)* or S. Hill I 6  
Lab of International Markets Analysis G. Van Wijk  II 6  
Business statistics C. Gigliarano II 6 SECS-S/01
International Sales Management A. Perna II 6 SECS-P/08
International Economics (1st and 2nd Module) A. Palestrini I 9 SECS-P/01
Industrial Organization and Business Strategy (1st Module)
Industrial Organization and Business Strategy (2nd Module)
N. Matteucci
M. Cucculelli
I
I
6
6
SECS-P/06
SECS-P/06
6 credits to be chosen between:        
Organizational Behavior and Leadership J. Schermerhorn II 6 SPS/01
Sociology of Entrepreneurship C. Carboni I 6 SPS/09
6 credits to be chosen between:        
Teamwork, Negotiation and Conflict Management J. Stoner II 6 SECS-P/08
Management Control and Cost Analysis A. Mucelli I 6 SECS-P/07
Free choice elective (**)     9  
TOTAL CREDITS       60  
II YEAR
Supply chain and Logistics K. Cutright II 6 SECS-P/10
European Agricultural Policy F. Sotte I 6 AGR/01
International Tax Law S. Samperna I 6 IUS/13
Operations and Project Management (1st module)
Operations and Project Management (2nd module)
M. Habermann
D. Sani
I
I
6
6
SECS-P/02
Personnel Economics S. Staffolani I 6 SECS-P/02
Laboratory (BOS) G. Vingiani II 3  
Thesis     21  
TOTAL CREDITS       60  

(*)  For students who have the B2 level but not the B2 English Certificate
(**) Students are encouraged to apply for one of the following special Programs: Global Consulting Program, Competitividad Global para PyMES, FTMBA, Campus World, Erasmus Traineeship