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Management for Sustainable Firms

University of Padua
Italy, Padua
Department of Economics and Management Italy, Via del Santo, 33 - 35123 Padua
Tuition fee €2,739 per year

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Application fee €30 one-time

This fee is non-refundable.

Deposit €204 one-time

In order to accept your place at the University of Padua, the payment of the admission fee is required. This fee is non-refundable.

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This Master’s degree provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to manage business processes sustainably and delivers a unique approach to the field of sustainable management combining sustainability with digital transformation and innovation.
The topics covered also address some of the key issues regarding the globalisation of the competition and supply chains to equip students with the expertise to understand and face the sustainability transition.

Programme structure

The first year’s courses are designed to give the students an integrated view of the management of modern firms competing sustainably in the global economy: from sustainable strategies and business models to organisational structures, from business economics to accounting systems.

The second year aims at building skills along three business processes, each through a dedicated study track:

  • Smart Manufacturing: Lean Management, Sustainable Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Machine Learning for Operation Management.
  • Marketing and Digital Transformation: Relational Marketing, Economics of Innovation, Digitalization and Product-service innovation, Quantitative Methods and Analytics for Marketing.
  • People and Organization: Talent Management, Diversity and Inclusion, Performance Management & Compensation.

Each track includes internship, elective courses and thesis.

Career opportunities

Graduates can work in field such as Smart Manufacturing, Operations Management, Supply chain Management, Operational excellence Management, HR Management, Business and organisation consultancy, Talent acquisition and management, Digital marketing management, Business Innovation Developement.

Apply now! Academic year 2024/25
Application period has ended
Studies commence
1 Oct 2024
Apply now! Academic year 2024/25
Application period has ended
Studies commence
1 Oct 2024