PH.D

Phd Entrepreneurship and Innovation

XXXVI Cycle

The PhD in Entrepreneurship and Innovation was born in 2017 thanks to the joint effort of the Department of Management and Quantitative Studies (Parthenope University) and the Department of Economics (University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli). Starting from the XXXVI cycle, the administrative seat of the doctorate is the Parthenope University.

Doctoral topics
The PhD in Entrepreneurship and Innovation deals in a broad sense with all processes related to the birth and development of new companies and the management, in existing companies, of innovation projects. It makes use of the expertise acquired by the two partner departments on the topics covered by the PhD and of a close synergy with the excellence project of the Department of Management and Quantitative Studies and the initiatives implemented by the Department of Economics. The PhD in Entrepreneurship and Innovation is both an international doctorate and an industrial doctorate.

International doctorate
Continuing the internationalization process already started in previous cycles, from the XXXVI cycle, the PhD in Entrepreneurship and Innovation has strengthened its international partnerships by entering into an agreement with the Spanish University Universidad de Castilla la Mancha.

Industrial doctorate
In order to strengthen the relationship between the academic world and the business world on the issues of innovation management and entrepreneurship, the doctorate, starting this year, provides some reserved positions for employees of companies dealing with innovation projects/processes according to the industrial Ph Dmodel.

Academic Year: 2020/2021
Course Type: Ph.D
Duration in years: 3
Formative Credits: 180
Start: November 1, 2020

PH.D

FEATURES IN BRIEF

Duration: 3 years

Start of activity: 1 November 2020

Administrative seat: via Generale Parisi, 13, Napoli

Location of activities:
Dep. of Management and Quantitative Studies – Via Generale Parisi, 13 – 80132 Napoli (NA)
Dep. of Economics – Corso Gran Priorato di Malta – 81043 Capua (CE)

Language: Italian and English

Aimed at:

  • Italians and foreigners
  • Employees of partner companies

*Qualification required:
An Italian master degree “Laurea magistrale” or equivalent title from a recognized foreign institution, in compliance with the regulations in force in Italy and in the issuing country

*Admission to the doctorate:
After participation in the call for applications and passing the selection process

*Scholarships: yes

*See the call for further information

PhD Students XXXVI cycle

TRAINING OBJECTIVES

The doctorate has several training objectives which are substantiated by activities aimed at developing the following skills in doctoral students: 

  • Ability to understand the dynamics related to the creation and growth of companies, innovation of products, processes and business models, management and organization of innovation processes also related to new technologies, development and adoption of innovative finance tools and a mastery of the associated research methods;
  • Ability to conceive, design, and carry out a research project, in order to solve the real problems
    of enterprises and companies on the basis of the most advanced scientific methodologies;
  • Ability to develop original research that broadens the frontier of knowledge, providing a
    contribution that may merit the rank of scientific publication at national or international level;
  • Ability to critically analyze, evaluate and synthesize new and complex ideas that can be used in the examination of multidimensional phenomena, such as entrepreneurship and innovation;
  • Ability to communicate with the scientific, professional, entrepreneurial and managerial communities as well as with public and private policy makers;
  • Ability to promote, in academic and entrepreneurial contexts, methodological, social or cultural advancement.

The programme of activities includes the acquisition of both theoretical knowledge and appropriate qualitative and quantitative methodologies instrumental to the design and
development of research in the field of economic and social sciences.
The training program includes educational activities carried out in collaboration between the
partner universities on the basis of their respective scientific expertise. The courses are divided into teaching modules.
Each course includes a teacher responsible for the design of the contents and the organization of
the lessons who will define, in a syllabus, the learning expectations, the contents provided in each
module and divided by lesson, the responsibilities of the modules that make up the course, the methods of evaluation of the learners, as well as the readings of support and accompaniment to the training course. The modules will be developed according to didactic settings that favor the active learning of the PhD students. For this purpose, the didactic programming will be based on
innovative approaches and techniques such as: participatory lessons, flipped learning, Teal method, simulations, teamwork, project work, virtual learning environment, gamification,
presentations and exhibitions in the classroom, mentoring.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

The job opportunities of the doctorate point in several directions:

  • Managerial career in innovative companies or in companies engaged in the management of technological development projects;
  • Business and management consulting on innovation projects;
  • Career in public or private entities involved in the promotion and support of entrepreneurship and in services for the creation and development of start-ups (development agencies, incubators, business accelerators);
  • Participation in the creation of innovative start-ups;
  • Scientific/academic career in structures or departments, at national and international level, dealing with entrepreneurship and innovation. During the training period, a series of accompanying actions are foreseen, carried out in close connection with entrepreneurs, managers, consultants and researchers, in order to:
  • Facilitate the approach of PhD students to subsequent job opportunities;
  • Direct the learning processes towards the development of the knowledge and skills required in the various fields of employment.

PROGRAMME

COURSES


HOURS


CFU


Semester


Syllabus


Epistemology of business sciences
30
5
I
Quantitative Methods (basic)
48
8
I
Qualitative Methods (basic)
42
7
I
Entrepreneurship
30
5
II
Innovation theories
30
5
II
Cross-Cultural Entrepreneurship & Innovation
30
5
II
Firm market relations: the frontiers of innovation
18
3
II
The new frontiers of innovation: ICT and Digital change
12
2
II
TOTAL FIRST YEAR
240
40
 
 
N. 7 seminars
/
14
 
 
Paper e Pubblications
/
6
 
 
TOTAL CFU
/
60
 
 
4 hours of classroom lessons are equal to 1 CFU
/
 
 
 
COURSES
HOURS
CFU
Semester
Syllabus
Quantitative Methods (advanced)
Module 1 Research Synthesis
24
4
3
I
Writing and Publishing
18
4
I
Analysis of business forms
30
5
I
Innovation and entrepreneurship: frontiers
24
4
I
Finance for innovation
30
5
II
Strategies and marketing for innovation
30
5
II
Qualitative Methods (advanced)
24
4
II
TOTAL SECOND YEAR
180
34
N. 8 seminars
/
16
Presentation of papers, publications, research conducted abroad, participation in schools of research methodology
/
10
TOTAL CFU
/
60
4 hours of classroom lessons are equal to 1 CFU
/

COURSES


HOURS


CFU


Semester


Syllabus


Presentation of papers, publications, research conducted abroad, participation in schools of research methodology
60

OTHER INFO

Michele  SIMONI

Università degli studi di Napoli “Parthenope”

Email: michele.simoni@uniparthenope.it

Rosa CAIAZZA | Università degli studi di Napoli Parthenope
Francesco CALZA | Università degli studi di Napoli Parthenope
Francesco CAMPANELLA | Università degli Studi della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli
Chiara CANNAVALE | Università degli studi di Napoli Parthenope
Laura CASTALDI | Università degli Studi della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli
Corrado CUCCURULLO | Università degli Studi della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli
Ernesto DE NITO | Università degli Studi di Salerno
Marco FERRETTI | Università degli studi di Napoli Parthenope
Francesco GANGI | Università degli Studi della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli
Francesco IZZO | Università degli Studi della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli
Marcello MARTINEZ | Università degli Studi della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli
Barbara MASIELLO | Università degli Studi della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli
Diego MATRICANO | Università degli Studi della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli
Antonio MELES | Università degli Studi della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli
Nicola MOSCARIELLO | Università degli Studi della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli
Luigi MOSCHERA | Università degli studi di Napoli Parthenope
Mario MUSTILLI | Università degli Studi della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli
Maria Rosaria NAPOLITANO | Università degli studi di Napoli Parthenope
Adele PARMENTOLA | Università degli studi di Napoli Parthenope
Mario PEZZILLO IACONO | Università degli Studi della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli
Paolo POPOLI | Università degli studi di Napoli Parthenope
Gabriele SAMPAGNARO | Università degli studi di Napoli Parthenope
Debora SARNO | Università degli studi di Napoli Parthenope
Francesco SCHIAVONE | Università degli studi di Napoli Parthenope
Mario SORRENTINO | Università degli Studi della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli
Mariapina TRUNFIO | Università degli studi di Napoli Parthenope
Ilaria TUTORE | Università degli studi di Napoli Parthenope
Vincenzo VERDOLIVA | Università degli studi di Napoli Parthenope

Professors of foreign universities

Christoph BARMEYER | University Passau
Mario Javier DONATE-MANZANARES  | Universidad de Castilla La Mancha
Martine HLADY-RISPAL  | Université de Limoges
Blandine LAPERCHE  | University Littoral Côte D’Opale
Manuel VILLASALERO  | Universidad de Castilla La Mancha

Recommended readings 1
Recommended readings 2
Evaluation of qualifications and tests

Via Generale Parisi, 13 – 80132 Napoli

Email: direzione.disaq@uniparthenope.it
Certified Mail: disaq@pec.uniparthenope.it

www.disaq.uniparthenope.it

PhD Venue:

Palazzo Pacanowski - Via Generale Parisi, 13 - 80132 Napoli

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