SNSPA (Școala Națională de Studii Politice și Administrative) and the University of Sheffield, UK, through their faculties – Faculty of Management and International Faculty CITY College – will launch this year a unique joint master programme that will provide students with two distinct diplomas: MA in Management and Digital Innovation (SNSPA) and MSc in Management of Business, Innovation and Technology (University of Sheffield).

Designed for the new business generation, our master’s programme enables graduates and practitioners from a broad range of disciplines and professions to build strong leadership, innovation and critical problem-solving skills. Moreover, it ensures solid knowledge of contemporary digital technologies to successfully meet the constantly evolving demands and challenges of the modern business environment.

In this vein, it is with great joy that we invite you to the launch event that will take place on March 30, 2017, 10.30, at SNSPA (Bd. Expoziției nr. 30A, sector 1, Bucharest), in the presence of the UK Embassy in Romania, and of SNSPA and the Sheffield University International Faculty CITY College officials. The event includes a roundtable on business strategies in a digital world and a Digital Transformation of Business Masterclass presented by our partner Hart Consulting.


10.00 – 10.30. Welcome coffee and networking

10.30 – 10.40. Opening Speech. Remus Pricopie (SNSPA Rector)

10.40 – 11.10. A unique joint master’s programme official launch. Key features. Liliana Popescu (SNSPA Vice Rector), Megaklis Petmezas (Vice Principal, the University of Sheffield International Faculty, CITY College), Florina Pinzaru (Dean, Faculty of Management, SNSPA), Anna Sotiriadou (Head of Computer Science Department, the University of Sheffield International Faculty CITY College)

11.10 – 11.50. Roundtable on digital transformation of business. Anna Sotiriadou (Head of Computer Science Department, the University of Sheffield International Faculty CITY College), Arabela Sena Aprahamian (Senior Private Sector Development Specialist,  World  Bank), Mircea  Giurcan (Business Advisory Senior Manager Ernst & Young, specialized in digitalization and process automation), Răzvan Rughiniș (Vice Dean, Faculty of Automatics and Computers, Polytechnic University of Bucharest, co-founder of Innovation Labs and Tech Lounge)

11.50 – 12.05. Coffee break

12.05 – 13.00. Leading Digital Transformation Masterclass. Mădălina Bălan (Managing Partner, Hart Consulting)

13.00 – 14.00. Light lunch and networking

Please confirm your participation here by March, 28th.