Executive Masters in Management of Research Infrastructures

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 Wednesday 20 September 2017 Friday 15 March 2019


University of Milano-Bicocca - Piazza dell'Ateneo Nuovo, 20126,  Milan,  MI, Italy

Application opens: 

Thursday April 20 2017

Application deadline: 

Wednesday May 31 2017


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Claire Johnson

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Course Overview

This management development programme is primarily aimed at current Research Infrastructures managers and leaders who wish to extend their competencies by engaging with peers from other countries.
The programme covers competencies required to meet the needs of Research Infrastructures in the planning, construction and operation phases.

Our vision is to develop the new generation of executives of national and international Research Infrastructures who understand the necessity of undergoing professional training to acquire managerial and leadership skills, are committed to continuing professional development for themselves and their staff, and can transition smoothly from one RI to another.

You can find full information about the Masters course here.


  • Director Generals, Chief Operating Officers or their equivalent
  • Recently appointed or upcoming senior managers
  • Heads of National Nodes
  • Heads of Finance and Administration, HR and Communication
  • Middle management

Learning outcomes

Participants will explore a range of key capabilities and skills associated with effective strategic leadership in an increasingly internationalized context, including:

  • Developing a better understanding of the environment
  • Developing leadership capacity for strategic direction
  • Delivering effective change and innovation
  • Developing strategic planning
  • Building strategic partnerships and collaboration
  • Managing international/multidisciplinary teams


An overview of the programme structure can be found here.