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IEEE Italy School of Career Boosting

The IEEE Italy Section, in cooperation with the Department of Industrial Engineering of the University of Trento (Italy), organizes the first edition of the IEEE Italy School of Career Boosting.
The School is aimed at providing to young graduates in Laurea Magistrale (Master degree) or Dottorato di Ricerca (Ph.D.) in technical or scientific fields a basic overview about modern approaches to organizational and people management. The School provides a great chance not only for learning new skills but also for networking and sharing experiences.
The IEEE Italy School of Career Boosting will be held at the University of Trento, from February 10 till February 14, 2014 and it will take place in the Polo Scientifico e Tecnologico "Fabio Ferrari", via Sommarive 5, Trento (Italy).
A maximum of 30 participants will be admitted in the School, which will be activated if a minimum of 15 participants will be enrolled.

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The School aims at:

  • providing critical knowledge and skills about modern approaches to organizational and people management
  • providing selected information useful to support individuals to develop and manage their careers

Topics and program

The School offers participants the opportunity to acquire basic skills in a broad range of topics, including (but not limiting to) the following:

  • career support
  • entrepreneurship
  • organizational management
  • project management
  • quality engineering
  • innovation management
  • human resources management

For more information about the program, please see at the download box.


The school requires a full-time student commitment. The lectures of the School can be either in Italian or in English.


Participants must be EU citizens. Non-EU citizens with a valid permit of stay in EU Countries can be also admitted.
Participants must not have reached their 35th birthday at the starting date of the School and must be graduated in a technical or scientific field.
Applications are also accepted from EU students who expect to complete their degree in a short time.

Application and registration

The application to the School requires filling out the form online available at this web page, under the download box (button "Application").
Once the deadline has expired, the button (and the form online) will be disabled.

Mandatory information:
  • identifying document (ID)
  • academic certificates
  • curriculum vitae
  • cover (motivational) letter

The closing date for applications is January 16, 2014 (previous deadline: January 11, 2014).


Short-listed qualified applicants must confirm their participation sending an e-mail to by January 30, 2014.
The applicants who do not submit their registration within the above deadline will loose the right to attend the School, and the corresponding place will be offered to the next applicant on the short-list.


School registration is free of charge and admitted student will be provided with course materials and wireless access to University of Trento online services and resources.
Meals, accommodation and transportations are not covered by the School.

Certificate of attendance

At the end of the Winter School participants will receive a certificate of attendance; the certificate will be issued upon verification of the signatures daily taken during the classes.

For more information about application and registration, please see the instructions published in the download box (file "Application and registration").

Reserved web area

It has been created a reserved web area, where the participants can download the educational materials.

To enter the web area it is requested the login.

The reserved web area is available from February 5 to March 16, 2014.

University of Trento (Italy)
Department of Industrial Engineering

Important Dates
January 16, 2014: application deadline
January 25, 2014: notification of acceptance
January 30, 2014: registration deadline!


Department of Industrial Engineering
via Mesiano, 77
Trento, Italy