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10.11.2012 - Graduation ceremony for 22 communication professionals - EMScom awards the best consulting project with the Burson-Marsteller Award and the best overall average grade with the SPRI Award

Twenty-two communications professionals received their diplomas on Saturday, November 10, graduating from the Executive Master of Science in Communications Management within the Faculty of Communication Sciences at USI Università della Svizzera italiana. 

04.10.2012 - 13th Excellence-in-communications lecture

Enterprise 2.0: The in-house use of social media and its implications for the organization

25.05.2012 - USI lands in Singapore: the Swiss ambassador and Swissnex welcome the first session of EMScom in Asia

May 25, 2012, Lugano – USI has launched the first session of study in Singapore for participants of the Executive Master of Science in Communications Management (EMScom). To celebrate the occasion, the class was invited to a dinner at the residence of the Swiss ambassador in Singapore.

22.05.2012 - Executive education and public relations in Finland: An interview to Elina Melgin, Managing Director of the Finnish Association of Communication Professionals

ProCom, the Finnish Association of Communication Professionals, turns 65 this year. In coincidence with ProCom Day, the annual event organized by the association, we recently sat down with Elina Melgin, Managing Director and CEO of ProCom, to discuss the world of executive education and public relations in Finland

27.04.2012 - New website and corporate design coming soon

April 27, 2012, Lugano – The Executive Master of Science in Communications Management is excited to announce the rollout of the new corporate design, a project sponsored by the award-winning, London-based agency Moving Brands.

05.03.2012 - Interview with Professor Löfstedt: Risky Business--Mitigating Risk through Science and Technology

"A good risk management decision emerges from a decision-making process that elicits the views of those affected by the decision, so that differing technical assessments, public values, knowledge, and perceptions are considered". –The Presidential/Congressional Commission on Risk Assessment and Risk Management

24.01.2012 - Infocentric Research sponsors the redesign of MScom’s website

January 17, 2012, Lugano/Baden – Infocentric Research, an innovative Swiss provider of research, strategy and technology services in information management, is demonstrating how cutting-edge consulting works on a website project for the Executive Master of Science in Communications Management, one of the world’s leading programs for experienced communications professionals.

15.11.2011 - Global Alliance announces winners of four international scholarships

November 14, 2011, Lugano, Switzerland -- The Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management, the confederation of major public relations and communication management associations and institutions around the world, today announced the recipients of its annual scholarships to four participants in the Executive Master of Science in Communications Management program at Università della Svizzera italiana.

12.10.2011 - Moving Brands sponsors new brand identity for MScom

October 12, 2011, London/Lugano – Moving Brands, an award-winning branding agency with studios in London, Zurich, Tokyo and San Francisco, will sponsor the re-branding of MScom, one of the world’s leading Executive programs in Communications Management. Over the past 13 years, MScom has evolved beyond simply an Executive Master, developing a truly international position and a broader offer, thus exposing the need for its brand identity to better reflect current and future changes.

17.03.2011 - Executive Master in Communications Management goes global

Lugano (Switzerland) – March 17, 2011. The Executive Master of Science in Communications Management (MScom), one of the leading program of its kind, is partnering with the Master of Communication Management of the Singapore Management University (SMU) to offer participants the opportunity to study in Europe, Asia and the United States, which will allow them to understand and manage communication in different cultures throughout the world.

15.11.2010 - Three Global Alliance Scholarships Awarded

November 15, 2010, Lugano, SWITZERLAND -- The Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management, the confederation linking PR professional associations worldwide, awarded scholarships to three participants for the Executive Master of Science in Communications Management (MScom) Program at USI Università della Svizzera italiana. The scholarships were presented on Saturday, November 13 as part of the graduation ceremony for the MScom11 class.

13.11.2010 - Graduation ceremony for 24 communications professionals - MScom awards its top new graduates the Burson-Marsteller and SPRI Awards

Graduation ceremony for 24 communications professionals - MScom awards its top new graduates the Burson-Marsteller and SPRI Awards.

16.11.2009 - Four Global Alliance Scholarships Awarded

November 16, 2009, Lugano, SWITZERLAND -- The Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management, the umbrella organization linking PR professional associations worldwide, awarded scholarships to four participants for the Executive Master of Science in Communications Management (MScom) program at the University of Lugano (USI). The scholarships were presented on Saturday, November 15 as part of the graduation ceremony for the MScom10 class.November 16, 2009, Lugano, SWITZERLAND -- The Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management, the umbrella organization linking PR professional associations worldwide, awarded scholarships to four participants for the Executive Master of Science in Communications Management (MScom) program at the University of Lugano (USI). The scholarships were presented on Saturday, November 15 as part of the graduation ceremony for the MScom10 class.

14.11.2009 - Diploma award ceremony for 23 communications professionals

Diploma award ceremony for 23 communications professionals: MScom is celebrating its 10th anniversary and conferring the Burson-Marsteller and SPRI Awards on its best new graduates.

20.07.2009 - Global Alliance offers four scholarships for the Executive MScom Program

25.06.2009 - ‘Global Alliance’ makes four scholarships for the Executive MScom Program available

Lugano, Switzerland, June 25, 2009 – The Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management has announced the sponsorship of four scholarships to assist international participants at the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI)’s Master of Science in Communication Management (MScom) program for the fourth year in a row. The scholarships are part of the Global Alliance’s commitment to educational programs that support its institutional goals.

08.06.2009 - The publishing partner Neidhart + Schön Group raffled a prize during the 8th MScom Excellence Lecture at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Zurich

27.05.2009 - Neidhart + Schön Group Publishing Partner of the Executive MScom Program

Lugano, May 27, 2009 – The Neidhart + Schön Group builds its partnership with the post-graduate program Executive Master of Science in Communications Management at the USI Università della Svizzera italiana in Lugano. The Publishing Group will provide long-term support to the MScom Program by sponsoring the printing of materials for different MScom Events as well as MScom’s 10th anniversary celebration.

18.05.2009 - USI plays a major role in the launch of Swiss Corporate Communication and Public Relations Observatory

Leading Public Relations industry associations and institutions in Switzerland joined forces in Zurich mid May to inaugurate the «Swiss Corporate Communication and Public Relations Observatory». The key industry representatives (BPRA, HarbourClub, SPRG, SPRI), together with the University of Lugano have created a joint instrument, with the aim of providing annual comprehensive data on the PR industry.

09.01.2009 - MScom11 kick-off: 26 communication managers come together in Lugano

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