Double degree with Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi

This HEC Paris-Bocconi Graduate School double degree program offers 4 MSc to HEC students. Each one is composed of many core and elective courses, which allows students to tailor their curriculum.

HEC Paris’ students following the double degree program with Università Bocconi will have access to 4 MSc: Management, Finance, Economics and Social Science, Management in Arts, Culture, Media and Entertainment. In all cases, the writing of a Master thesis is required, as well as an internship.

Classes are taught in Italian and in English. Language requirement is Italian A2 to achieve before graduation. HEC Paris’ students can attend an Italian crash course organized by Bocconi International Relations Office, which takes place at the end of August.

MSc in Management

The curriculum of the MSc Management includes one major and an internship. HEC Paris’ students will choose among the following majors:

Fashion, Luxury and Made in Italy (taught in English)

The major structure includes:

At least one course chosen from the following:

  • Management of Fashion And Luxury Companies
  • Managerial Issues In Made In Italy Industries
  • Management of Design

At least two courses chosen from the following or among those not chosen from the previous list:

  • Value Chains and Business Models In Fashion & Luxury
  • Strategic Management of Creative Processes
  • Strategic Design of the Multinational Firm,
  • International Business Management (advanced topics in international business)
  • Social Marketing Management
  • Innovative Retail Design
  • Strategic Management in Family Businesses

+ 1 course freely chosen from the electives of all of MSc programs.

Organizational Change and Consulting

The major structure includes:

At least one course chosen from the following:

  • Change Management (taught in English)
  • Management Consulting (taught in English)
  • Project Management (taught in English)

At least two courses chosen from the following or among those not chosen from the previous list:

  • Comportamento Organizzativo e Leadership (taught in Italian)
  • Business Process Management and Modelling (taught in English)
  • IT Management (taught in English)
  • Ricerche e Analisi Di Management (taught in Italian)
  • The Social Life of Information: Internet in Companies (taught in English)
  • Leadership and Power (taught in English)
  • Crisi d'Impresa e Processi di Ristrutturazione (taught in Italian)

+ 1 course freely chosen from the electives of all of the other MSc programs.

Green Management and Sustainability (taught in English)

The major structure includes:

At least one course chosen from the following:

  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Social Entrepreneurship and Impact Investing
  • Green Management and Corporate Sustainability

At least two courses chosen from the following or among those not chosen from the previous list:

  • Innovation, Growth and Sustainability
  • Green Marketing
  • Project Finance and Financing Strategies for Green Business
  • Development Economics
  • Supply Chain Management

+ 1 course freely chosen from the electives of all of the other MSc programs.

Entrepreneurship SMEs and Growth Strategy

The major structure includes:

At least one course chosen from the following:

  • Entrepreneurship and Business Planning (taught in Italian and in English)
  • Strategic Management in Family Businesses (taught in English)
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital (taught in English)

At least two courses chosen from the following or among those not chosen from the previous list:

  • Social Entrepreneurship and Impact Investing (taught in English)
  • Amministrazione e Controllo per le Piccole e Medie Imprese (taught in Italian)
  • Strategic Design of the Multinational Firm (taught in English)
  • Accounting and Control in MNCS (taught in English)
  • International Marketing (taught in Italian and in English)
  • Managing the Growing Entrepreneurial Venture (taught in English)

+ 1 course freely chosen from the electives of all of the other MSc programs.

Finance

The major structure includes:

At least one course chosen from the following:

  • Analisi Strategiche e Valutazioni Finanziarie (taught in Italian)
  • Financial Risk Management nelle Imprese e negli enti (taught in Italian)
  • Mergers and Acquisitions (taught in Italian and in English)

At least two courses chosen from the following or among those not chosen from the previous list:

  • Management delle Acquisizioni (taught in Italian)
  • International Corporate Finance (taught in English
  • Financial Management (Advanced Topics) (taught in Italian)
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital (taught in English
  • Deal Design and Valuation for Business Combinations and Joint Agreements (taught in Italian)
  • Riorganizzazioni Finanziarie e Distressed Value Investing (taught in Italian)
  • Structured and Project Finance (taught in English

+ 1 course freely chosen from the electives of all of the other MSc programs

+ Global Experience (for foreign students)

MSc in Finance

Within the MSc in Finance, students must choose among 4 majors: financial institution management, investment banking, quantitative finance and insurance or pick 4 electives related to these areas (Free Track).

Financial Institutions Management

The major includes:

3 courses chosen from among the following:

  • Retail Bank Management (taught in English)
  • Analisi e Valutazione delle Informazioni di Mercato delle Banche e delle Assicurazioni (taught in Italian)
  • Comparative Financial Systems (taught in English)
  • Credit Risk Management (taught in English)
  • Portfolio Management, Financial Engineering e Risk Management nelle Compagnie di Assicurazione sulla vita (taught in Italian)
  • Private Banking e Gestione dei Patrimoni Istituzionali (taught in Italian)
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital (taught in English)
  • Monetary Policy and Financial Regulation: Economics, Political Economy and History (taught in English)
  • Storia, Istituzioni e Crisi del Sistema Finanziario Globale (taught in Italian)

+ 1 course freely chosen from among the offered electives

Investment Banking

The major structure includes:

3 courses chosen from among the following:

  • Financial Statements Analysis (Advanced Course) (taught in English)
  • Analisi e Valutazione delle Informazioni di Mercato delle Banche e delle Assicurazioni (taught in Italian)
  • International Financial Markets (taught in English)
  • Comparative Financial Systems (taught in English)
  • Structured and Project Finance (taught in English)
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital (taught in English)
  • Financial Management (Advanced Topics) (taught in Italian)
  • Financial Risk Management NELLE Imprese e Negli Enti (taught in Italian)

1 course freely chosen from among the offered electives

Quantitative Finance

The major includes:

3 courses chosen from among the following:

  • Advanced Derivatives (taught in English)
  • Asset Management (taught in English)
  • Fixed Income (Advanced Methods) (taught in English)
  • Information and the Architecture of Financial Markets (taught in English)
  • Applied Numerical Finance (taught in English)
  • Time Series Analysis of Economic-Financial Data (taught in English)
  • Portfolio Management, Financial Engineering e Risk Management nelle Compagnie di Assicurazione sulla vita (taught in Italian)
  • Advanced Tools for Risk Management and Asset Pricing (Correlation and Dependence Modelling) (taught in English)

1 course freely chosen from among the offered electives

Insurance

The major structure includes:

3 courses chosen from among the following:

  • Actuarial Finance (taught in English)
  • Analisi e Valutazione delle Informazioni di Mercato delle Banche e delle Assicurazioni (taught in Italian)
  • Asset Management (taught in English)
  • Fixed Income (Advanced Methods) (taught in English)
  • Portfolio Management, Financial Engineering e Risk Management nelle Compagnie di Assicurazione sulla vita (taught in Italian)

1 course freely chosen from among the offered electives

MSc in Economic and Social Sciences

HEC Paris’ students will choose 4 electives in the following areas: General Economics, Applied Economics, Social and Quantitative Fields.

General Economics

  • Advanced Macroeconomics (taught in English)
  • Advanced Microeconomics (taught in English)
  • Development Economics (taught in Italian and in English)
  • Game Theory: Analysis of Strategic Thinking (taught in English)
  • Political Economics – Advanced (taught in English)

Applied Economics

  • Business and Politics (taught in English)
  • Competition Policy, Regulation AND Liberalizations (taught in English)
  • Economia Dell'energia (taught in Italian)
  • Economics of European Integration (taught in English)
  • Labour Economics (taught in English)
  • Macroeconometrics (taught in English)
  • Microeconometrics (taught in English)
  • Monetary Policy and Financial Regulation: Economics, Political Economy and History (taught in English)
  • Principles of Finance (taught in English)
  • Public Economics (taught in English)
  • Topics in International Economics (taught in English)

Social and Quantitative Fields Group

  • Bayesian Statistical Methods (taught in English)
  • Comparative Business History: Competition and Globalization (taught in English)
  • Comparative Politics and Democratic Theory (taught in English)
  • Globalization, Divergence and Inequality in Historical Perspective (taught in English)
  • Population Dynamics and Economics (taught in English)
  • Social and Economic Networks (taught in English)
  • Storia, Istituzioni e Crisi del Sistema Finanziario Globale (taught in Italian)
  • Time Series Analysis of Economic-Financial Data (taught in English)

MSc Management in Arts, Culture, Media and Entertainment

HEC Paris’ students will choose one major among the following: Arts Markets, Heritage and Culture, Cities, Tourism and Events, Fashion and Design, Media, Performing Arts and Entertainment.

Arts Markets, Heritage and Culture

The major structure includes 3 compulsory workshops and 2 elective courses chosen among all the elective courses of the Bocconi Master of Science programs.

The three compulsory Major’s workshops are:

  • Major’s workshop I: Art management and markets
  • Major’s workshop II: Heritage Management
  • Major’s workshop III: Museum Management

Cities, Tourism and Events

The major structure includes 3 compulsory workshop and 2 elective courses chosen among all the elective courses of the Bocconi Master of Science programs.

The three compulsory Major’s workshops are:

  • Major’s workshop I: Tourism Culture and Territorial marketing
  • Major’s workshop II: Cultural tourism
  • Major’s workshop III: Event and mega event management and creative industries

Fashion and Design

The major structure includes 3 compulsory workshop and 2 elective courses chosen among all the elective courses of the Bocconi Master of Science programs.

The three compulsory Major’s workshops are:

  • Major’s workshop: Entrepreneurship and creativity in symbolic industries
  • Major’s workshop: Value Chains and Business Models in Fashion and Luxury
  • Major’s workshop: Management of Design

Media

The major structure includes 3 compulsory workshop and 2 elective courses chosen among all the elective courses of the Bocconi Master of Science programs.

The three compulsory Major’s workshops are:

  • Major’s workshop I: Internet, publishing and music
  • Major’s workshop II: Television
  • Major’s workshop III: Movie industry

Performing Arts and Entertainment

The major structure includes 3 compulsory workshop and 2 elective courses chosen among all the elective courses of the Bocconi Master of Science programs.

The three compulsory Major’s workshops are:

  • Major’s workshop I: Theatre festivals and live performances
  • Major’s workshop II: Movie industry
  • Major’s workshop III: Event and mega event management and creative industries