Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Cattolica International

Course details

The main focus is on 12 courses which refer to five main educational areas:
  • Industrial Economics - 4 ECTS
  • International Economics - 4 ECTS
  • International Finance - 4 ECTS
  • International Banking - 4 ECTS
  • International Business Strategy and Entrepreneurship - 8 ECTS
  • International Marketing - 4 ECTS
  • International Brand Management - 4 ECTS
  • Economic and Financial Analysis - 4 ECTS
  • International People Management - 4 ECTS
  • International Transportation and Logistics - 8 ECTS
  • Legal system and International Contractual Law - 4 ECTS
  • Social Skills and negotiation techniques - 4 ECTS

In addition the MIB Executive Class offers:

  • Online materials and tutorials for basic contents of each subjects and face to face classes to discuss more advanced contents and case studies
  • Pathways to enhance expertise at edge of innovation management and business topics, in emerging areas and evolving industries
  • Project Works to meet participants future professional needs.



Kick-off intensive week

40 hours - October 2020


October - December 2020 (Friday Evening - Saturday morning in presence + e-learning modules)

Participation to conferences (optional)

scheduled during the first period on Monday and Tuesday

Winter vacations

from December 21, 2020 to January 13, 2021

Intermediate Intensive week

40 hours - January 2021


January - May 2021 (Friday evening - Saturday morning in presence + e-learning modules)

Project work

January - June 2021

Final Intensive week III

40 hours - April 2021

Final exams

within September 2021
The project work represents an opportunity for participants to put into practice the management and leadership skills acquired throughout the programme and to enjoy direct interaction with leading companies. Each project is supervised by a professor.
Participants are free to tailor their project to meet their future professional needs.
The choice of project type may include:
  • Consulting Project
    Consulting project is an excellent opportunity to put into practice the range of skills and knowledge you have acquired throughout the programme. It also provide an invaluable opportunity to extend your consulting experience and to collaborate directly with both national and international organizations.

    The focus of the consulting project should be on performance improvement and involve strategic management issues and/or organizational changes, preferably with an international approach.
    • Launching a new product on international markets
    • Developing an existing product in new markets on an international scale
    • Conducting a global survey on gender diversity with recommendations
    • Re-positioning a start-up, revising of the business plan, identifying access to capital
    • Developing a comprehensive mobile offering for B2B clients worldwide
    • Exploring alternatives to current organizational structure in investment banking
  • Research Project
    If you want to deepen your knowledge in one particular field, you can opt for a research-based project, leading to a MIB thesis. The subject should be in line with your career objectives and can focus on any technical or fundamental topic in business, management, leadership or finance. You work under the supervision of a UCSC Professor.
  • Business Plan
    The MIB Executives’ Class boosts entrepreneurial spirit and assists participants interested in setting up their own business. This project allows you to confront your passions and ideas with the business world. The aim of entrepreneurial projects, such as drawing up a business plan, start-up or buyout, must be to evaluate the economic feasibility of a new business idea. It can be worked on individually or within a team.