Advanced training course - third edition

Management of artistic-cultural heritage and corporate collections

In 2023 Gallerie d’Italia Academy is organising the third edition of the executive  "Management of artistic-cultural heritage and corporate collections"  training course with the support of Fondazione Compagnia di San Paolo and Fondazione Cariplo, in association with Fondazione 1563 per l’Arte e la Cultura and Digit’Ed, and with scientific assistance from the Fondazione Scuola dei beni e delle attività culturali. The course will see the involvement of university professors and lecturers, professional people, cultural and corporate managers, museum directors and officers, cultural institutions, and eminent experts with recognised experience in the fields of study concerned.

The Advanced Training Course is designed to provide the sector’s professionals with the skills they require to promote and develop forms of cooperation between public and private entities, in order to encourage the fullfilment of innovative policies and effective practices for the protection, management and promotion of the artistic-cultural heritage. A multidisciplinary approach to training is adopted in an effort to develop knowledge, specific skills and managerial expertise, and training deals with the protection, management and promotion of privately-owned artistic-cultural heritage from an innovative, modern perspective. The course is designed for graduates with at least two years’ working experience. Study grants are available, provided by Fondazione 1563 per l’Arte e la Cultura and Fondazione Cariplo.

The course, to be held in Italian, comprises five teaching modules, consisting of a total of 144 classroom hours and 18 hours in webinar mode, together with a series of in-depth learning objects. During the training course, participants shall develop a project and visit sites of artistic interest, cultural institutions, corporate art collections and museums throughout Italy.
Face-to-face lessons shall be held at  Gallerie d’Italia’s museums in Milan and Turin, on Fridays and Saturdays from 9:00 to 18:00, over a total of nine alternate weekends, from 3 February to 27 May 2023


Enrolment to the course is open from 27 October to 27 November 2022.


For information: phone 01119118660, from Monday to Friday (public holidays excluded) from 9:00 to 13:00 and from 14:00 to 18:00, or write to Requests for information received via other channels will not be taken into consideration.


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Culture and Corporate Social Responsibility
Stakeholder management and the socio-cultural aspects of businesses and enterprise foundations. CSR and Impact Investing. A sustainable digital transition.

The regulatory framework and the management of private and public cultural heritage and activities
The theoretical framework of the general regulations governing, and the principal players involved in, the protection, management and promotion of privately-owned cultural heritage within a national and international context. Strategies for development at a local level and public-private partnerships.

The economic-financial and accounting aspects of cultural heritage and activities
The economic, financial, tax and accounting aspects linked to the management, protection, valuation and recognition of cultural heritage and activities. Fair value remeasurement of cultural and artistic heritage. The foundations and strategies of sectoral project management.

Heritage management
The protection, management and valuation of historical-cultural, artistic and museum assets held by private individuals, non-profit organisations and businesses. The theoretical concepts and general aims of heritage management. Digital promotion and communication strategies. National and international best practices.

Collection management within the private and corporate sphere

The management of private and corporate collections: purchasing policies, digitalisation processes, cataloguing and storage methods, and international promotion processes. Examples and accounts.