Innovative programme to equip future leaders with cutting-edge strategic insights

In a groundbreaking collaboration, ESCP Business School will launch a new Master in Management (MIM) specialisation in "Managerial Economics and Business Strategy" at its Turin campus in the spring semester of the 2024/2025 academic year. This innovative programme, developed in collaboration with Collegio Carlo Alberto, is designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge necessary to make strategic business decisions based on core concepts from microeconomics, macroeconomics and strategy.

Specialisation overview

The Managerial Economics and Business Strategy specialisation prepares students to navigate the complexities of strategic decision-making in the business world. This course is specifically designed to hone students' ability to make wise business decisions based on thorough analysis. Emphasising the crucial role of uncertainty, asymmetric information, human behaviour and data analysis, the programme is designed to develop the critical thinking skills essential for efficient resource management and competition in the business environment.

This specialised curriculum delves deep into the realms of microeconomics, macroeconomics, business analytics and business strategy, providing students with a comprehensive toolkit to decipher the intricacies of the business world. By emphasising the pervasiveness of risk and uncertainty in decision-making processes, the specialisation prepares students to understand the strategic dynamics between firms, stakeholders and competitors.

Course Insights: Nurturing Strategic Thinkers

Students enrolled in this programme will delve into a range of pivotal courses, including Firm Strategic Behaviour, Behavioural Economics and Strategy, Business Analytics for Strategic Decisions, Empirical Methods, and Macroeconomics for Managerial Decisions. Each course is carefully crafted to instil a profound understanding of strategic frameworks and analytical tools crucial for effective decision-making.

At the core of this specialisation lies the cultivation of students' ability to think critically and analytically when faced with strategic dilemmas. From analysing corporate structures to evaluating investment decisions and responding to industry changes, students are immersed in a dynamic learning environment that mirrors real-world business scenarios such as employee incentives and contracts, product characteristics and pricing, capital or R&D investment decisions, mergers and acquisitions, responses to industry changes and macroeconomic shocks, and many others.

Through a blend of business cases, practical applications, guest lectures, and industry experiences, students are encouraged to apply theoretical concepts to tangible business challenges, fostering a holistic learning experience.

This specialisation offers a transformative learning journey for aspiring business leaders looking to sharpen their strategic acumen and analytical skills. It equips students with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in today's competitive business landscape. Seize the opportunity to delve into the intricacies of strategic decision-making and embark on a journey to become a future-ready business leader.

About the Collegio Carlo Alberto

The Collegio Carlo Alberto, a prestigious foundation established in 2004 as a joint initiative of the Compagnia di San Paolo and the University of Turin, is dedicated to promoting research and high-quality education in the social sciences. With a focus on economics, public policy, social sciences and law, the Collegio Carlo Alberto works closely with the University of Turin to provide top-level undergraduate and graduate education. Its commitment to fostering a dynamic research environment and preparing students for successful careers in both academia and the professional world fits seamlessly with the ethos of the new MIM specialisation.

The launch of the Managerial Economics and Business Strategy specialisation marks a significant milestone in the academic landscape. It offers students a unique opportunity to enhance their strategic decision-making skills and succeed in the competitive business environment.