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Managementspecialist in the Public Administration and private businesses

Function in aprofessional context:
- performance of advancedadministrative tasks in the economic and political fields;
- examination of the economic,regulatory and legislative context the organisation works in;
- evaluation of theorganisation's resources and mission;
- drafting of interventionpolicies and guidelines;
- drafting of plans to analysethe impact of the strategic choices adopted and description of the implicationson the organisation following the adoption of alternative strategic choices;
- definition of relations withpublic administrations and regulatory authorities;
- coordination of activitiesrelating to the design, drafting, funding, implementation, promotion,monitoring and evaluation of programmes of public importance, on various topicsincluding environmental protection;
- development and use ofmethodologies suitable for implementing and evaluating the impact of publicpolicies;
- understanding of the relationsbetween the various levels of public decision-making (local, national,supranational) and between different stakeholder categories (political parties,stakeholder organisations, administrations);
- facilitation of internationaldebate and interaction, between different countries and between nationalgovernments and multinational companies;
- provision of suggestions andtechnical support during the negotiation of international agreements/protocols/memorandaof understanding (e.g. WTO or climate protocols).

Competenciesassociated to the function:
The main competencies associatedto the function are:
- the ability to understand andsolve problems affecting innovative topics in economic, legal, managerial,statistical and quantitative fields;
- interdisciplinary knowledge ofthe management of both human and economic and financial resources;
- knowledge of the national,international and European institutional and political system, its historical,social, economic and legal origins, operating methods and position in relationto other types of system;
- the ability to analyse andinterpret the political and organisational context in which decisions aretaken;
- the ability to evaluate legalimplications, liaising with law experts;
- critical skills and the abilityto use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses ofsolutions, conclusions or alternative approaches to problems, understanding otherpeople's reactions and why they react in certain ways.

Careeropportunities:
Career opportunities include:
- Public economic and financialinstitutions;
- National and Europeanregulatory authorities;
- International organisationsincluding the European Union, World Bank, International Monetary Fund,Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), InternationalLabour Organization (ILO);
- EU administrations (Parliament,Political and financial institutions);
- Private businesses;
- National, regional or localpublic administrations.

Economic andpolitical science specialist

Function in aprofessional context:
- the study, description andinterpretation of the origin, development, operation and logics of the systemsof economic, financial and political relations between States and other playersin the political world, economic, financial and political decision-making,their interrelationship with public opinion, the activities of governments,international organisations and businesses;
- coordination of the design,drafting, funding, implementation, promotion, monitoring and evaluation ofnational, international and supranational programmes of public importance, onissues such as international economic and financial relations between public andprivate players, industrial strategy and development, direct foreign investmentstrategies, mergers & acquisitions strategies;
- exploration and analysis ofpolitical, social and economic factors in specific geographical areas orindustrial sectors on behalf of private businesses or governments;
- analysis of risks andopportunities for various types of players, considering the risk factors theyare exposed to in the evaluation of strategic investments;
- analysis of economic data andinformation (economic policy measures, economic data, forecasts, etc.);
- consulting in economic andpolitical fields to support decision-making processes;
- definition of institutionalpolicies based on relevant economic and political variables;
- advanced economic and politicalresearch;
- cooperation on projects andactivities requiring the analysis of market dynamics;
- financial data analysis;
- operational functions inbanking and financial institutions;
- analysis of generalmacroeconomic developments and the definition of economic policies;
- representation in national andinternational debates.

Competenciesassociated to the function:
The main competencies associatedto the function are:
- the abilities to identify andstudy the impact of political risk on industrial strategies;
- the ability to collect, analyseand interpret economic and political data and use them in decision makingprocesses;
- the ability to interact indifferent cultural and professional contexts;
- logical and theoreticalanalytical skills related to political and socio-economic phenomena;
- the ability to studyinterdisciplinary topics and dialogue with experts from other disciplines;
- knowledge of the main micro-and macroeconomic theories to analyse national and international economicphenomena and the behaviour of the involved stakeholders.

Careeropportunities:
- think tanks;
- communication firms andcompanies;
- national, regional or localpublic administrations;
- study offices in local bodies,public administrations, businesses, trade unions and professional associations;
- national and Europeanregulatory authorities;
- public bodies and non-profitorganisations;
- international organisations(European Central Bank, IMF, OECD, European Commission, World Bank);
- public and private researchinstitutes;
- consulting firms;
- private companies;
- banking and financialinstitutions;

Continuing to study

It gives access to second cycle studies (laurea specialistica/magistrale) and master universitario di primo livello.