Innovation and Technology Management, M.Sc. | Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore | Milano, Italy
24 months
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8840 EUR/year
3600 EUR/year
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About

The Master of Science in Innovation and Technology Management (ITEM) from Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore is a two-year programme, taught entirely in English, and designed for students who want to develop multidisciplinary skills suited to the new business contexts generated by the innovations that accompany the so-called Industry 4.0. 

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Overview

The Master of Science in Innovation and Technology Management (ITEM) from  Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore combines sound methodological and analytical skills with applications and business practices. There is a revolution that endows both providers and users with new technologies and infrastructures.

The programme wants to create flexible professional profiles capable of understanding the potential of product and process technologies and generating new market spaces as well as new business opportunities. Students can choose between two paths: the Innovation process management path is thought for students aiming at working in managerial roles in industrial, service and consultancy companies. The Entrepreneurship path is for students whose ambition is to rise, join or take part in the development of a new venture or a small and mid-sized company.  

Learning objectives 

  • The specific learning objectives of the M.S.c in Innovation and Technology Management includes:The ability to understand macroeconomic scenarios and technological developments with a significant impact on the organization and management of businesses. The programme offers the fundamental economic and technological understanding students need in order to frame and analyze business contexts in which companies operate and the potential applications of new technologies.
  • Knowledge of legal matters: the programme includes courses designed to address the legal implications of implementing technology adoption programmes, both in terms of civil and criminal law
  • The ability to analyze innovation projects economically and financially. The programme provides students with knowledge of the performance-measurement and capital-budgeting tools required to evaluate projects on an economic and financial level
  • Knowledge of business models. The programme is designed to familiarize students with features of today's most promising business models, and to provide them with the necessary tools, not only for adopting these models in medium-large businesses with pre-established structures but also for launching new business initiatives in the form of start-ups
  • The ability to recognize the potential for innovation in products and processes, and to plan and carry out implementation projects, evaluating them on an ex-post basis. The programme provides students with an understanding of market and customer-needs analysis
  • Relational skills. The programme is designed to provide students with the relevant relational skills for operating in business context that, by their nature, will be multidisciplinary and highly international

Career opportunities

To be a graduate of the degree in Innovation and Technology Management is to have multiple career opportunities, both as manager in large enterprises and SMEs, supporting business change processes and developing product and market analysis or innovation processes, and as start-upper and partner of a new venture creation.

Graduates from the ITEM master’s programme are prepared to enter careers in fields focused on innovation in: large companies in the manufacturing or services sectors; small and medium-sized enterprises; consultancy firms; international organizations; agencies offering technology transfer and support for new innovative businesses; science and technology parks; business incubators and accelerators; and in universities and other research institutions.

The ITEM master’s degree not only provides employment opportunities in sectors where innovation is central to strategic action (science-based start-ups, large ICT firms, specialists in/producers of digital technologies, energy sector businesses and organizations) but also in more traditional sectors where innovation is linked to the adoption and conceptualizations of new technologies, such as: textiles and clothing, furniture, agri-food, banking, insurance, health and public administration, and all traditional manufacturing sectors in general.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Global challenges and firm strategies
  • Economics of innovation
  • Omnichannel management
  • Organizing and leading change
  • Management control systems and performance measurement
  • Project and people management
  • History of innovation
  • Privacy and security 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • We strongly advise non-EU students residing abroad to apply by April 15, due to the restrictive and lengthy nature of visa application procedures.

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
84

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
84

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students should have acquired at least 9 ECTS in the area of Statistics and 14 ECTS in the area of Mathematics. A background in Management is preferred. 
  • Candidates best suited for the program have a solid background in Statistics, Mathematics, and in the subject area of Management (e.g. strategy, marketing, business development, economics). This will be verified through the transcript of records, hence it is required that students who have not yet graduated send a copy of the official transcripts comprehensive of the subjects they still have to take.
  • The academic board will evaluate candidates’ academic and personal background and decide if they meet the specific conditions for admission. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8840 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8840 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3600 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Milano

850 - 1450 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

The UCSC International Scholarship is an annual tuition fee reduction promoted by Università Cattolica in order to foster the access of international student to the degree programs. The discount covers about 30% of the total cost. Applicants are notified of the award by e-mail when they receive an offer for admission.

This scholarship is automatically extended from year to year for the normal duration of the degree program. Successful candidates must maintain full-time enrolment status in order to finish their degrees on time. Should the candidate be unable to graduate on the expected date, all additional costs will be at the student’s expense.

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Scholarships Information

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Available Scholarships

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Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
28 May 2024
Master's Programs and Master of Arts Scholarships Competition
Merit-based

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IED
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Independent provider
Grant
900 EUR
Deadline
09 Jun 2024
Italy Government Scholarship
Merit-based

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Italy Government
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Independent provider
Grant
1000000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
Merit-based

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Education Future
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Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
The Smooth Movers Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Smooth Movers
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
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U.S. government
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
24 May 2024
Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships
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ACU (The Association of Commonweath Universities)
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Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Moving Mates Scholarship
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Moving Mates
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
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Independent provider
Grant
25000 USD
Deadline
14 Jun 2024
Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
Merit-based Need-based

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Ayn Rand Institute
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Independent provider
Grant
7000 USD
Deadline
24 Apr 2025
Go Global MBA Scholarship
Merit-based

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educations.com
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Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
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educations.com
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Independent provider
Grant
5000 CAD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Pinsky Law New Venture Development Scholarship
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Pinsky Law
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Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
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The Ramsay Centre
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Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
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Anonymous Hope Fund
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Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Global Innovation Challenge
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Social Shifters
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Independent provider
Grant
8000 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters scholarships
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European Commission
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Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
The Bill Walsh Scholarship
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ACES: The Society for Editing
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Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
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AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
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Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
The MyUS Community Scholarship
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MyUS
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Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
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Dermadry
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
$1,000 All Star Verified Scholarship
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Verified Scholarships
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
10 Dec 2024
PlagiarismSearch 2024 Essay Contest
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PlagiarismSearch
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
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1000 USD
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31 Aug 2024
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1000 USD
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30 Jun 2024
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965 USD
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500 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
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Grant
55 GBP
Deadline
19 Jun 2024
IELTS Morgan Terry Memorial IATEFL Scholarship
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