The MIM Program enables graduates to undertake international careers paths in a wide range of organisations.
Why the Master in International Management?
The Master in International Management (MIM) is a unique program aimed at young graduates motivated to become global managers. It combines theory with practice, bridges academia and industry and integrates hard and soft skills. The MIM Program blends traditional courses with Learning Labs to promote critical thinking and push students to think systematically about culturally- and intellectually-demanding tasks.
This program exposes students to top academics and seasoned executives to develop the business skills required to operate in international contexts. The MIM Program will build on your passion for excellence and take you out of your comfort zone. You will learn management concepts and frameworks and apply them to real world situations. Ideal candidates are dynamic and open-minded, enthusiastic about international challenges and willing to work with a multi-cultural and diverse cohort.
Moreover a Master in International Management offers to its best candidates a possibility to get a double degreefrom Burgundy School of Business, France or Zagreb School of Economics and Management, Croatia, attending one semester at LUISS Business School and one abroad.
The Master in International Management (MIM) is a one-year, practice-oriented program that aims to prepare talented graduates to kick-start their international careers.
The MIM Program merges academic rigor with practical relevance to offer students a unique learning experience. Through interactive lectures, live case discussions, field projects and group work, the MIM equips students with frameworks, tools and techniques to build the skill set required for international management challenges.
Learning methods and key courses
- Top managerial education
- Combination of lectures and labs
- Field project
- Accounting, finance and business law
- Cross-cultural management
- International marketing, strategy and business development
- Made in Italy
The Master in International Management welcomes recent graduates from a variety of study disciplines and cultural backgrounds. This ranges from those with no business experience looking for a degree program that act as bridge to the real world as well as candidates with up to two years of business background who seek in-depth knowledge of how theory applies to the real world.
The Master lasts 12 months and it is composed of 4 terms. The first three terms include lectures, learning labs and seminars, while the fourth term is the Field Project/Internship.
- Term 1: September – December 2020
- Term 2: January – March 2021
- Term 3: April – May 2021
- Term 4: Internship
The MIM Program enables graduates to undertake career paths in a wide range of organizations such as:
- Consulting firms
- Industrial multinational firms
- Institutions for foreign trade
- National and international public administration and policy organizations
- Small- and medium-sized firms that pursue internationalization strategies
- Universities or other organizations contributing to international research projects
The Career Service team supports student in defining their career path and in arranging meetings with public and private companies to explore job opportunities and do the Field Project. Throughout the program, the Career Service team offers:
- Individual Counselling: guidance for CV and cover letter preparation, interview techniques and contract negotiation.
- Ecareer Book: student CVs are available online to companies and institutions for recruitment.
- Business Presentations: conferences and meetings with executives to better understand the business world and the fields where they work.
The Field Project is the last mandatory part of the program which represents a great opportunity for students to apply the knowledge and competences acquired during the Master’s program. Each type of filed project helps students to accelerate their career advancement. Students will combine theory and practice, build professional connections, gain relevant work experience, strengthen their creative and analytical skills and increase their future employability.
The Field Project can be one of the following:
- Internship: From educational training to the job reality! Students participate in an internship that will follow the educational program. Each Master’s program offers various internship options with different requirements to work in companies and organizations.
- Entrepreneurial Project: Students develop their own business idea: from idea creation to the business plan and go-to-market.
- Research Project: Students develop a research-based project on a subject identified together with the Faculty.
The curriculum is designed to ensure and support the progressive professional and personal growth of the students. Students will benefit from a productive learning experience made up of lessons, case studies, group work sessions, and a high-level faculty of both academics and professionals.
During the Master, students will receive constant support from Career Service who will help them increase their employability in the labour market and aid them in the search for a curricular internship.
Induction week is an introductive week in which students can settle in and familiarize themselves with life on campus. Ice-breaking labs, seminars, workshops, and presentations will be organized for the students. Students will meet their classmates and will have a better idea of the services offered, as well as the curricular and extra-curricular activities planned.
- Financial Management
- International Economics
- Strategic Management
- International Trends and Business Transformation
- International Group’s Organization
- International Groups’ Corporate Governance
- International Business Relations
- Intercultural Management
- International HR Management
- Strategic Issues for International Companies
- International Marketing
- International Organization of Operations
- Innovation Management in International Companies
- Communication in International Markets
- Managing SMEs in International Arena
- Made in Italy in international markets: the food industry
- Made in Italy in international markets: the fashion industry
- Made in Italy in international markets: the mechanical industry
Learning labs focus on personal development. During the programme, students develop cross-functional and soft skills by attending sessions during which they will: cultivate intellectual flexibility; develop problem solving skills; learn to adapt in diverse situations; refine cross-cultural awareness.
The curricular internship is generally done at the end of the Master and represents an opportunity for students to combine theory and hands-on experience, coming into direct contact with professionals working in the industry. Career Services supports students in their search for internship opportunities, thus helping to broaden students’ career prospects and giving them the possibility to acquire the necessary work experience, increasing and improving their skills and expanding their business network.
Matteo Giuliano Caroli, Full Professor of International Business, Luiss University
Luca Giustiniano, Full Professor of Organization Studies, Luiss Guido Carli
Howard Gospel, Professor of Management, King’s College, University of London
Luca Pirolo, Head of Masters Programmes, Luiss Business School
Andrea Prencipe, Rector of Luiss Guido Carli
Paolo Spagnoletti, Associate Professor in Information Systems and Organization, Luiss Guido Carli
The Corporate Advisory Board (CAB) is a board composed of the Master Scientific Committee and representatives of the most important firms in the industry, which aims to ensure student employability and business partner satisfaction.
The learning objective of the master is to transmit a body of knowledge that encompasses new technologies, understanding industry dynamics through the involvement of companies that act as a bridge between the classroom and the job market.
During the CAB our Corporate Partners:
- Cooperate in the program design: sharing its objectives, curriculum, processes and training program.
- Participate in teaching and coordinating activities: with business managers contributing on-the-job experience.
- Support the Career Service team: through the Field Project, a key opportunity for the students to be involved in a company experience.