2nd Cycle Degree/2 year Master in Management for Social Economy

Degree programme

Programme type 2nd Cycle Degree/2 year Master
Academic Year 2018/2019
Code 8843
Degree Programme Class LM-77 - Management
Years in which the programme is being held I° and II° year.
Type of access Open access with assessment of personal competencies
Place of teaching Forlì
Degree Type Double/Multiple degree
Degree Programme Director Barbara Petracci
Language Italian

Programme profile

The programme provides students withadvanced knowledge and skills to cover managerial positions in socialbusinesses, cooperatives and non-profit organisations, combining the knowledgerequired to manage businesses with economic and legal skills applied to theinstitutional complexity of third sector businesses and organisations, allowinggraduates to provide consulting and management support to social businesses,cooperatives and non-profit organisations. These objectives are developedthrough learning activities which cover the main areas of interest, analysingthe theoretical and practical aspects of promotion techniques, funding,management and reporting of cooperatives and non-profit organisations, with specificstudies in the health, social and cultural sectors. Training in managementtechniques is provided as part of a broader theoretical background which alsocovers sociological, ethical and economic aspects of third sector activitiesand the peculiarities of non-profit organisations.
These objectives are achieved through a teaching programme which offers solidgrounding in economics and business management in order to developunderstanding both of the referred legal framework and management analysis andcontrol methods and the necessary methodological procedures. This grounding isintegrated with more specifically professional/advisory skills coveringeconomic sciences and business management in the third sector, providing basicknowledge of the principles, methods and tools for promotion, funding,management and accounting in social companies, cooperatives and non-profitorganisations.
Students learn to critically analyse economic concerns in the third sector,acquiring the tools required for aware participation in the life of socialbusinesses, cooperatives and non-profit organisations. For this purpose, thetwo-year study programme includes subjects of a broader general culture tofurther study learning acquired in previous programmes, particularly focusingon sociological, ethical and organisational aspects of the social economy.
The study plan also includes learning activities in the English language,allowing students to understand and effectively use oral and written English,with a particular focus on economic and business language skills.
Finally, students have the option to put their theoretical skills to practicaluse in an internship in third sector companies and organisations with a view tofuture career activities.
The internship is one of the elective learning activities available tostudents.

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Access to further study

It gives access to third cycle studies (Dottorato diricerca/Scuole di specializzazione) and master universitario di secondo livello.

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