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Advanced Management Centre (AMC)


The Advanced Management Centre - AMC - has been promoted by the Institute of Management of USI to develop advanced knowledge in the field of strategic management and innovation and transfer it to companies, directly contributing to their innovation capabilities and to strengthen their competitive advantage.

The AMC organization is composed by USI faculty members that have extensive scientific and applied research experience in the fields of strategic management, operation management, process innovation, value chain optimization.

The AMC conducts continuative applied research focusing mainly on industries that have a strategic role in the economic development of local context.

The AMC offers advanced applied research for firms, group of firms and public institutions leveraging on knowledge accumulated through continuative applied research.

The AMC is involved in the development of executive education activities, in particular of the USI Executive MBA (EMBA) an English executive master for middle-level managers.

AMC collaborates with the Associazione delle Imprese Familiari Ticino (AIF Ticino).

AMC develops specific dissemination activities (conferences, workshops) in the field of strategic management and innovation on regular basis and eventually with the support and/or mandate of public and private stakeholders.

The centre conducts advanced applied research on behalf of leading Swiss and European firms and institutions in the following fields:

  • Competitive strategies
  • Innovation
  • Regional system and cluster competitiveness
  • Post M&A integration process
  • Family firms

In the website "resources" area it is possible to find business cases, industry notes and working papers, research reports produced within the research activities of the centre.

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