Master in Strategic Management for Global Business - SMGB


First level specializing master - 11th edition

Strategic management for global business (SMGB)

a.a. 2018/19  |  Sept 2018 - October 2019
Structure: On-line courses + Full-time In-class Lectures + Action Project/ Internship 
Place: Milano - Università Cattolica + Online platform
Application deadline: July 2018 (Intl students); Sept 2018 (Italian students)

Applications* for the 2018 intake are
now open!
*(International bachelors only)

Learning Objectives

The Master provides students with the skills and knowledge required to become innovative and successful managers, entrepreneurs and consultants of tomorrow’s global economy.
Upon completion of the programme, you will learn how to understand the strategic drivers of long-term success of a company, how to recognize the challenges and opportunities of the international economy and how to leverage on the issues of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), sustainability and impact management in order to turn them into sound, innovative and socially responsible business opportunities.

A concrete approach to business, a concrete approach to your future career

With the Master in Strategic Management for Global Business, students will acquire:

  • An all-round understanding and ability to work in all functions of a company, the latter seen as an organic mechanism that relates to a global economic and social environment

  • Knowledge and tools to draw a sound and sustainable business for new entrepreneurial initiatives that have to play locally and compete globally

  • Skills and metrics to analyze an existing company (family business or client), highlighting strengths and weaknesses in order to develop and propose innovative and effective development plans, as entrepreneurs or strategic consultants

The Master prepares students to become:

  • Managers capable of guiding enterprises’ processes and functions in an innovative, sustainable and responsible way, both in small and medium enterprises and in global contexts

  • Consultants capable of professionally and effectively interacting with clients and able to propose innovative strategic solutions for their business

  • Entrepreneurs of small and large scale enterprises capable of starting a new business and/or expanding an existing one

Innovative teaching methods, Network and Action Project

The master will provide students with an outstanding academic preparation based on practical and interactive teaching methods that include workshops led by international experts and managers from multinationals and start-up, which represent also an excellent networking opportunity.
Students will be guided in the first steps of their professional career through the development of an assigned three-month Action Project / Internship. 

Student profile

Students with three years' Bachelor degree (laurea triennale for Italian applicants)

Language of Instruction


Scientific Direction

Prof. Matteo Pedrini, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

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