The Master of Science in Management of Sustainable Development Goals (MSDG) is a Specialized Master program taught entirely in English. It is based on a blended learning approach combining both face-to-face and online teaching. Using the most up to date Internet and communication technologies, the blended format supports ongoing student/faculty collaboration and interaction while reducing the time required for face-to-face meetings.
MSDG integrates a blend of theory, practical knowledge and technical skills in the field of Social Sciences with the UN Agenda SD goals and a set of strategic competencies to manage international projects on Sustainable Development. MSDG is a program with an extensive range of fundamentals, core courses and applied projects. With its problem-solving orientations it will allow you to indulge your passion using a systemic, holistic and skills-based approach as well as an international perspective.
The MSDG aims at integrating knowledge and expertise in the field of Social Sciences – from Geopolitics to Economic Growth, Social Development, International Law – with the UN Agenda SD goals and a set of strategic competencies to manage international projects on Sustainable Development – SD Project Management, Negotiation and Cultural Mediation Technical, Social Corporate Responsibility, Social Innovation Promotion and Dissemination of SD Projects, Problem Solving.
The Master in Management of Sustainable Development Goals is completely held in English and taught by a highly qualified faculty, which includes teaching and research staff from LUMSA University and other top universities as well as Research Institutes and International Organizations.The learning process has a practical orientation and takes the form of structured lectures backed up by practical applications through case studies and visiting speakers as well as project works and individual research.The program is completed in 12 months divided in three terms. To qualify for the Master degree participants must successfully complete 5 pillars (SDGs, Socio-Economic Challenges, Management, Environmental Challenges, Finance), an internship-based individual project or internship report and a thesis. All the pillars are introduced during the three weeks of frontal lessons that take place at the beginning of each term.
The first term covers mainly the first (Sustainable Development Goals) and second (Socio-Economic Challenges) pillar with the aim first, of introducing the SDGs and second, of studying the challenges related to society and economy that a Sustainability Manager needs to face and solve.
The second term is entirely focused on Management of Sustainability (pillar 3) and is intended to emphasize different fields of management, combining quantitative and risk management topics. It focuses on the most technical aspects of management practice while stressing the institutional, organizational and regulatory background.
The third term addresses the Environmental challenges (pillar 4) and focuses also on the Financial tools and institutions necessary to reach sustainability (pillar 5).
An individual project-work or internship report and a thesis conclude the program.
Il Master of Science in Sustainable Development Goals (MSDG) di LUMSA International è un Master internazionale in lingua inglese di I livello di durata annuale.
- Aula internazionale
- Docenti internazionali
- Lezioni in lingua straniera 100%
- Tirocinio formativo all’estero