Business Education at the University of Bologna
Retail in the Banking and Financial Industry
Sept 2012 - Sept 2013
Since 1088, people have come from all around the world to study in Bologna: a strategic crossroads in Europe, where science, technology and entrepreneurship meet values, culture and lifestyle.
At Alma Graduate School we blend our academic knowledge with the managerial experience and practice of the most innovative and successful companies.
Students join an international community of Alumni, Executives and Professors. One year in our Business School is an unforgettable experience and the beginning of a lifelong membership in a powerful professional network.
Becoming a leader
Are you interested in developing a career in the banking and financial industry?
Do you have an academic undergraduate degree?
Have you worked for at least two years?
Are you fluent in English?
Are you ready for a challenging year in a multi-cultural environment?
If so, you are the right candidate to apply for this MBA, and become a business leader.
In the continuously evolving environment of the banking and financial industry, it is increasingly important to possess the industry-specific know-how and become acquainted with the best practices of the field. Now, more than ever, the retail banking business requires outstanding professionals.
The MBA Retail in the Banking and Financial Industry is an intensive 12-month international program taught entirely in English. It is focused on retail management in a world where banks and financial companies are focusing on retail activities to face the new challenges in the global industry. This project is embedded in a wider cooperation framework between Alma Graduate School and UniCredit designed to lead towards new
dimensions in financial retail worldwide.
Participants will gain all the knowledge, competence, and strategic thinking needed to improve their international career in the banking and finance sectors thanks to a unique opportunity to mix knowledge, analytical approach and problem-solving skills.
Retail in the Banking and Financial Industry is a concentration of the University of Bologna MBA program and is made up of two different building blocks:
General Management (MBA core courses)
-- Corporate Finance
-- Corporate Strategy
-- Financial and Managerial Accounting
-- International Finance
-- Leading People and Organizations
-- Marketing Management
Retail Banking and Finance concentration
-- Bank Risk Management
-- Behavioral Finance
-- Business Development Laboratory
-- Central Banking and Monetary Policy
-- Consumer Analysis
-- Customer Satisfaction
-- Fixed Income and Financial Derivatives
-- Foundation in Banking I
-- Foundation in Banking II
Interaction between theory and practice is a distinctive trait of the program: master lectures, workshops, guest speakers and discussion of new business cases take place throughout the year, alongside regular classes.
Teachers come from both university and industry, and offer participants the opportunity to discuss specific issues, and learn from the most successful experiences of the real business world.
Program features include:
Business English class
Internship and career development
The program includes a 500-hour internship during the last term (June-September 2013) that will entail project work within UniCredit.
Internships will offer the opportunity to analyze actual problems, develop strategies, and elaborate action plans in a company environment full of learning opportunities. Our Career Development Department will help participants pursue their own career goals, and will support them in the job seeking process, within and outside UniCredit.
Duration: September 2012 - September 2013
Language of instruction: English
Candidate profile: 25+ years old, 2+ years of experience, proficient in English
Application deadline: July 2nd, 2012
Start date: September 17th, 2012
(Italian course – Icebreaking week)
October 1st, 2012
Tuition fee: euro 27,000
Scholarships, honor loans and financial aid available.
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Retail in the Banking and Financial Industry is a concentration of the Master of Business Administration of the University of Bologna
Alma Graduate School international programs are sponsored by Fondazione del Monte
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