Prof. Fabio Petroni is the General Manager of E4impact, an initiative promoted by ALTIS, the Graduate School Business and Society of the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of Milan. E4impact’s mission is to embed impact entrepreneurship in African Universities and to train the next generation of Africa’s impact entrepreneurs. Prior to joining ALTIS, Fabio worked for the Italian oil company Eni as a CSR expert and for the European Parliament. Prof. Petroni received his M. A. in International Cooperation and Development at the Università Cattolica and his M. Phil at the Università di Pavia, Italy.
This elective module is concerned with enabling the students to convert their business idea into an actionable business model. The course is fully dedicated to the Business Model Canvas, a simple/intuitive framework to design and visualize business models that provides a lean methodology to validate business assumptions and develop business.
The module aims at providing the class with an overview of the emerging economies (emerging and BRICS countries) under different perspectives (macroeconomic, political, social, business), both from a general and global perspective and focusing on some countries in particular is concerned.