The Management Engineer is characterized by the ability to optimally combine technological knowledge with economic, organizational, and management skills to solve complex business problems of a cross-cutting and interdisciplinary nature.

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LM-9 – class for degree programmes in the field of Industrial Engineering


Prof. Anna Nosella
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DURATION: 2 years


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Dipartimento di Tecnica e Gestione dei Sistemi Industriali
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  • A minimum three-year undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in Management Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or related subjects with proven skills in Engineering.
  • Additional entry requirements – Entry title and GPA
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  • B2 Level (CEFR) or equivalent certificate. Please check out this link for the full list of accepted certificates, minimum scores, and exemptions.

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Management Engineering

The Management Engineer is an engineer with multidisciplinary skills, able to cover organizational and managerial roles, which also require technical and scientific knowledge. The Master’s Degree in Management Engineering enables students to acquire distinctive skills in change and innovation management, which are valued and required in the job market (95% employment rate one year after graduation).

A broad cultural base and knowledge of technologies in the main engineering fields are the pillars on which the figure of the Management Engineer is based.


The Master’s Degree in Management Engineering of the University of Padua aims to train highly qualified professionals specialized in the design, management, and innovation of highly complex production and service systems. The skills acquired, which are of a technical/engineering, organizational/managerial, and economic/financial nature, enable the Management Engineer to understand the various components of complex and interrelated systems. They also enable the Management Engineer to effectively govern the analysis, design, implementation, and management phases of innovative solutions. Examples include: feasibility studies for the introduction of new processes, products, or services; identification of opportunities for business performance improvement; application of lean management techniques; definition of business plans and strategic make-or-buy decisions; supply and capacity management decisions; logistics set-ups; design of waste reduction and energy management initiatives/systems; design and management of digital transformation processes.


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The Master’s Degree graduate is characterized by the ability to adopt a multidisciplinary approach, as a result of comprehensive cross-disciplinary training in three areas: economic-management, methodological-quantitative, and technical-engineering.

The curriculum completely in English is focused on digital transformation. The curriculum responds to the increasingly demanding and sophisticated requirements that the job market places on this professional figure. In addition to traditional classroom lectures, training activities include multiple seminar activities, tutorials and laboratory exercises, company visits, discussions and case study presentations, project work, business plans, and business games.


The Management Engineer is highly sought after by companies because of her/his ability to adapt to a wide variety of environments, both in industrial and service sectors, as well as in large and small-sized enterprises. The Management Engineer can be employed in

  • Manufacturing companies,
  • Consulting firms,
  • Public administration and services (engineering, banking, insurance, energy, transportation, facilities, etc.),

Management Engineers can work in all major business functions: General Management, Production Planning and Control, Sales and Marketing, Research & Development, Engineering and Quality, Purchasing/Procurement, Management Control and Financial Analysis, Information Technology and Systems, Logistics, Human Resources.


Teachings of the Master’s Degree program in Management Engineering

English Curriculum 


  • Smart operations and supply chain management
  • Digital manufacturing
  • Material flow systems and logistic networks
  • English language B2 (productive skills)


  • Digital marketing
  • Internship and final project (thesis)


One exam to be chosen between:

  • Technology and innovation management
  • New product development management

Two exams to be chosen between:

  • Sustainability and digitalization of metallurgical processes
  • Energy management and digitalization
  • Machine learning, clustering and data mining
  • Digital twins for automation and collaborative robots

Three exams to be chosen between:

  • Digital customization
  • Organizational change and performance measurement
  • Strategy and digital transformation
  • Precision and quality for manufacturing innovation


Two exams to be chosen between:

  • Controllo di gestione (IT)
  • Service operations management (EN)
  • Gestione delle energie rinnovabili (IT)
  • Maintenance management (EN)
  • Gestione snelladei processi (IT)
  • Innovation in metallurgical production (EN)
  • Metodi per la finanza aziendale (IT)
  • Statistical methods and applications (EN)
  • Quality and metrology in manufacturing (IT)
  • Additive manufacturing (EN)
  • Robotica industriale (IT)
  • Circular economy(EN)
  • Game theory (EN)