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ORIGINI Italia Program 2021 EDITION (November 2021 – April 2022)

ITA (Italian Trade Agency) and MIB Trieste School of Management (Trieste, Italy) promote and organize Origini Italia Program 2021, an intensive Export Management and Entrepreneurial Development Course, aimed at the descendants of emigrants from Italy who are
residents abroad, in particular in extra European countries. The Program is organized in cooperation with the local Administration of Friuli Venezia Giulia Region and with other Italian regional organizations. It can count on the institutional support of the Italian Ministry of Economic Development and of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The Origini Italia Program in Export Management and Entrepreneurial Development is aimed at descendants of Italian emigrants around the world. Besides teaching business management skills and entrepreneurial attitudes, Origini Italia offers participants the opportunity to establish professional and cultural ties with their land of origin.

The attendance to the Origini Italia Program is free of charge. MIB Trieste School of Management guarantees successful applicants travel expenses (a return flight from their country of residence to Trieste) and accommodation expenses for the duration of
the course (December Holidays included). Both during classroom lessons and the internship participants will also be guaranteed lunch on the premises. The course has a maximum of 20 places available.

The main objective of the Course is to promote a new and productive collaboration between those descendants and the Italian business system. The Course will last from November 22, 2021 to April 9, 2022. Classes will be held in English at MIB Trieste
School of Management (Palazzo del Ferdinandeo, Largo Caduti di Nasiryia 1, Trieste, Italy) and at ITA (Italian Trade Agency, Via Liszt 24, Rome, Italy).

The start date may be subject to slight change in consideration of the current Covid-19 emergency situation and possible formal ratification from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.


·To descend from a family emigrated from Italy

·Age between 23 and 35 at May 31, 2021 (born between June 1, 1986 and May 31, 1998).

 Academic degree (or equivalent qualification) in any subject

·Work experience, preferably in the field of entrepreneurship, management, business administration, marketing, sales, import-export, trade, engineering and similar fields.

·Good working knowledge of English (level B2).

·Preference is given to citizens of extra European countries.

·Not mandatory, but preferred, basic knowledge of Italian.


To apply to the Origini Italia Program, candidates have to fill in and submit the Online Application Form by May 31, 2021 (forms are available at In the case of a first positive evaluation of the Application, applicants will receive a formal communication by the School and will be called to schedule the selection interview. The final results of the Admission Process and the list of the enrolled Candidates will be notified by July 2021.

Reasons Why

·Toround out your training and return to your country of residence with a more complete profile, enriched with new technical and personal skills.

·This programme will teach you to manage effectively, to develop strategic thinking and problem solving skills. You will enter an international environment and come into contact with colleagues and faculty members from all the different masters in the School.

·Origini addresses the fundamental fields of management: marketing, finance, control, company organisation, operation management, human resources and business planning, offering you new perspectives and skills.

·A unique experience to get to know your country of origin, its traditions, its people and its economy. You will be able to make new friends, meet managers and professionals who will have a strong impact on your professional future.