Teaching

Economics of innovation and sustainable globalization (LM-56)


The aim of the master's degree in Economics of innovation and sustainable globalization is to train economists and experts with advanced interdisciplinary skills and competences necessary for positions of high responsibility within companies, institutions, associations and non-governmental organizations.

 

In particular, the purpose of the learning pathway is to provide a solid preparation in theoretical and applied economics to address the current socio-economic challenges, with a focus on governing sustainability in technological innovation and internationalization processes.

In this perspective, the degree course provides specific  training that combines the acquisition of innovative interpretation and governance tools - at a macro, meso and micro level - with an understanding of social and economic dynamics, in order to activate effective and participatory decision-making processes aimed at implementing development and growth interventions in view of an ecological and digital transition.

The subjects making up the course are accompanied by:

  • in-depth study on avant-garde themes, such as the adoption of data-driven intelligence approaches to the decision-making processes and the valorization of intangible assets for development and growth, starting with human, social and environmental capital
  • activities functional to the valorization of the conntection between teaching and research (e.g. seminar activities)
  • testing of learning objectives with Challenge-Based Learning (CBL) methodologies through which students are actively involved in identifying, analysing and developing innovative solutions to solve a challenge, namely a challenge on current problems and real issues.

The didactic activity is enriched by classroom testimonials from professionals with business experience and by workshop/exercise activities and masterclasses held by relevant representatives from the world of professions and institutions, with a focus on purpose-driven company.
 


The learning pathway is articulated into two academic years.

For the first year, the course provides fundamental knowledge related to all the disciplinary areas relevant to the degree class. 
For the second year, the course provides for:

  • specific training activities of the student’s choice
  • optional activities of the student’s choice
  • the performance of a compulsory curricular internship
  • the drafting and discussion of a final dissertation

The course offers 3 alternative learning pathways: the student can choose the specialist profile most consistent with their aspirations and attitudes: 

  • Economy and sustainable innovation (EIS) (italian)
    Economy of quality and well-being (EQB) (italian)
    Global economy and sustainable business (GESB) (english)

Modality of attendance 

The educational activities are presential, however students who meet certain requirements may also participate in live streaming, interacting live with the classroom.
 

Internships

The students enrolled in the Master’s Degree in Economics of Innovation and Sustainable Globalization can carry out the curricular internship at affiliated businesses, consulting companies, bodies and associations.

Furthermore, LINK Campus University has stipulated an agreement with the Order of Chartered Accountants of Rome for the implementation of curricular internships and for the exeption from the written test for the State Exam for the exercise of the profession of chartered accountant and accountant expert.

LEARNING PATHWAYS
Economy and sustainable innovation

The aim of the learning pathway in Economy and sustainable innovation is to train professional figures able to manage the main challenges introduced by the ecological and digital transition for individual companies, the market and entrepreneurship.

The subjects making up the course provide the practical and thoretical knowledge required for the full understanding of the fundamentals of global competitive dynamics, as well as for the analysis of policies implemented by national and supranational institutions to foster and stimulate sustainability and innovation.

The internship includes a series of subjects aimed at providing a solid theoretical and operational knowledge of the economic, mathematical-statistical, legal, business and financial elements required to assume responsible roles in public and private economic sectors, research departments of territorial bodies, national and international research organisations, public administration and the economic liberal professions.

Career opportunities

Upon completion of the learning pathway in Economy and sustainable innovation, the graduates will be able to carry out analysis, research and advisory activities at consultancy firms, highly innovative companies, innovation and sustainability authority and regulatory bodies, public institutions such as central banks, research and statistical agencies, innovative segments of the public administration, trade associations, credit institutions, medium-sized and large companies.

Subject

CFU

SSD

Analytics for responsible management

6

IUS/07

Intellectual Property Law

6

IUS/05

Economy of knowledge and innovation

9

SECS-P/06

Essentials of technology business

Essentials of technology business (Module I)

Essentials of technology business (Module II)

3

6

SECS-P/08

SECS-P/08

Finanza sostenibile

ESG Investments and behavioural finance

Advanced sustainable finance

6

6

SECS-P/09

SECS-P/09

Management of corporate social responsibility

CSR and sustainabel innovation

Circular Economy

6

3

SECS-P/06

SECS-P/06

Sustainable business planning

6

SECS-P/08

Total I Year

57

 

Subject

CFU

SSD

Advanced business english

3

L-LIN/12

Economic Policies for Sustainable Innovation

9

SECS-P/01

Responsibilities and Corporate Social Reporting

6

SECS-P/07

Sustainable R&D management

6

SECS-P/08

Further knowledge - Development of sustainable innovations

3

 

Optional Subjects

12

 

Internships

3

 

Stage

6

 

Final Dissertation

15

 

Total II Year

63

 

Total

120

 


Economy of quality and well-being 

 

The aim of the learning pathway in Economy of quality and well-being is to provide knowledge and competencies in the economic, mathematic, statistic, juridical, corporate field for the full understanding of the principles of economy of well-being. The learning pathway in Economy of quality and well-being adopts a highly interdisciplinary approach and aims to train economists and experts capable of understanding and developing the policies and strategies underlying the sustainable and innovative management of labour relations and industrial relations, as well as the coordination and organization of interventions and plans for training, organization and corporate welfare, the promotion of organizational well-being, safety management and the promotion of quality systems in personnel management.


Career opportunities

The aim of the learning pathway in Economy of quality and well-being is to train professional figures able to carry out activities related to analysis, research, advisory and organization at private businesses, consultancy firms, representative organisations, bilateral bodies, interprofessional funds, public administrations, research bodies, employment agencies, educational institutions.

Upon completion of the learning pathway, the graduated students will be able to pursue a position as expert in the analysis of labour market and labour economic systems, expert analyst, consultant, planner, manager and trainer of human resources and project manager. The aforementioned roles, performed at public, private or non-profit organisations and institutions and in the social welfare sector, will require skills focused in at least one of the areas related to work, human resources, security, organisation and the latest technologies (apps, social networks, big data and cultures, territorial spaces and global processes.

By accessing the compulsory internship preparatory to the State examination, the graduate will be able to enter the profession of labour consultant, with skills particularly related to the management of labour relations and business consultancy from a contractual, labour, social security and taxation perspective.

Subject

CFU

SSD

Analytics for responsible management

6

SECS-S/06

Labour Law and welfare

Labour and workfare policies

Labour and sustainable industrial relations law

6

6

IUS/07

IUS/07

Knowledge and innovation economy

9

SECS-P/06

Basics of analysis and organizational design

6

SECS-P/10

Management of corporate social responsibility

CSR e innovazione sostenibile

Circular Economy

6

3

SECS-P/06

SECS-P/06

Innovation and digital systems

Innovation and digital systems (Module I)

Innovation and digital systems (Module II)

6

3

SECS-P/08

SECS-P/08

Sustainable business planning

6

SECS-P/08

Total I Year

57

 

Subject

CFU

SSD

Advanced business english

3

L-LIN/12

Organization and sustainable management of human resources

6

SECS-P/10

Economic policies for sustainable innovation

9

SECS-P/01

Responsibilities and social reporting for businesses

6

SECS-P/07

Further knowledge - Development of sustainable innovations

3

 

Optional Subjects

12

 

Internships

3

 

Stage

6

 

Final Dissertation

15

 

Total II Year

63

 

Total

120

 


Global economy and sustainable business

The aim of the learning pathway in Global economy and sustainable business is to train economists and experts to preside over and manage the major challenges of internationalisation and global market integration, applying the principles of social responsibility and sustainability to business practice.

The subjects comprising the learning pathway are implemented entirely in English, providing a solid theoretical and operational knowledge of the operational tools for private and public companies dealing with international stakeholders and global dynamics.

The course promotes the acquisition of competencies with a strong economic, business, legal and statistical characterisation, which will facilitate an in-depth understanding of the effects of globalisation on economic and entrepreneurial dynamics and, in particular, on the management of international contracts and the principles governing them, the management of global value chains, marketing and commercialisation processes in international markets, group accounting and management reporting, as well as strategies for the management of companies with a strong international characterisation.

Furthermore, the learning pathway will provide for the composition of an international class resulting from the participation of foreign exchange or regularly enrolled students, providing a  working in heterogeneous, multidisciplinary and multicultural contexts.

Career opportunities

The aim of the learning pathway in Economy of quality and well-being is to train professional figures able to analyze and manage innovative projects in large consulting firms, multinational companies, start-ups, highly innovative companies, international organisations, authorities and regulatory bodies, institutions and associations operating nationally and internationally in the field of internationalisation of companies and foreign trade.

In a career perspective, the graduate will be able to take on managerial roles within companies operating in international markets as a specialist for international companies and markets, international business development manager or export manager.
 

Subject

CFU

SSD

Digital marketing & business ethics

Business ethics

Digital marketing

6

6

SECS-P/06

SECS-P/06

International business strategy

6

SECS-P/08

International business theory and practice

6

SECS-P/06

International marketing

Fundamentals of international marketing

International brand development

6

3

SECS-P/08

SECS-P/08

Multinational financial management

6

SECS-P/09

Principles of organization and management

6

SECS-P/08

Research methods in management

6

SECS-P/08

Sustainable globalisation: actors, equilibria and management

9

SECS-P/01

Total I Year

60

 

Subject

CFU

SSD

Business statistics

6

SECS-S/06

English for economics and business

Advanced business english for economics and business

Advanced business english for entrepreurship

6

3

L-LIN/12

L-LIN/12

International trade and investment law

6

IUS/04

Other skills - Export Management

3

 

Elective modules

12

 

Internships

3

 

Stage

6

 

Final dissertation

15

 

Total II Year

60

 

Total

120

 

Request Information