Founded in 1971, with its over 40-year experience, SDA Bocconi School of Management is a pioneer in business education in Italy, having on one side the academic excellence and tradition, guaranteed by ‘Università Bocconi’, its reputation, strong faculty and research centres, on the other, through its faculty and programs, an eye constantly opened on the market needs, a practical, business oriented approach when facing contents and situations. SDA Bocconi also has a public management department founded in 1976, devoted to the development of applied public management studies through research and education and with a solid international reputation.
The School offers a Full-time MBA and a Global Executive MBA in English as well as a modular Executive MBA, an Executive MBA Week-End and an Evening Executive MBA in Italian. It also offers 1 Full-Time International MPA (Master of Public Administration), 7 Full-Time Specialized Master Programs (5 International + 2 in Italian) and 5 Executive Master Programs (2 International + 3 in Italian). Furthermore, the School offers a large variety of Executive Education Open and Custom Programs each year.
SDA Bocconi prides itself on its strategic location, unparalleled faculty, global outlook, diversity, and powerful networks. The school is positioned in the heart of Milano, a major capital of industry, finance, arts, media and, above all, fashion. Milano is a real-life laboratory for SDA Bocconi. The city is home to a myriad of companies and stock markets to which students are directly exposed.
SDA Bocconi is one of the few schools of management in the world to have earned the “triple crown” accreditation (AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA), and remains the only Italian School to feature amongst the 100 top international MBA programs in the Financial Times Global MBA Rankings 2017, moving up 3 and ranking 22nd worldwide and 9th in Europe.
The SDA Bocconi MBA also places among the top programs in the world as the best value for money, the investment in MBA education which pays itself back most quickly.
The Global Executive MBA (Master of Business Administration) is a modular program which provides a high-quality business education for executives who desire to expand the scope of their careers and lead global challenges.
The Global EMBA is a launching pad for future career phases and an integrated preparation for senior management roles.
The GEMBA takes place at SDA Bocconi, in the center of Milano, a city that combines a dynamic global reality while reflecting the unique aspects of the European marketplace. Gaining this kind of understanding and experience will be essential when projecting your future career.In addition, four modules are conducted at international partner schools:
Furthermore, you can apply for an elective offered by partner Schools including
Format Global Executive MBA (GEMBA):
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GEMBA Key Facts
The SDA Bocconi MBA is a never-ending experience.
Alumni are one of the greatest assets of business schools throughout the world.
The Bocconi Alumni Association brings together over 12,000 SDA Bocconi Master Alumni who have graduated from SDA Bocconi MBAs and Specialized Masters Programs. The Association aims to spread the value of a shared experience and culture, strengthening ties among Alumni, regardless of the program they attended.
The Association also aims to maintain a relationship between Alumni and SDA Bocconi, with the intention of increasing the School's prestige and influence in national and international economic, financial and corporate spheres.
Bocconi Alumni carry out a series of initiatives, in Italy and abroad, in order to achieve its objectives:
Services for Alumni include an on-line directory, a calendar of events, newsletters, Chapter and Club news, and many other services that help foster networking among Alumni, and relations between Alumni and the School.
Shahana Mustafa, Indian | MBA 2012Business Management Program - Adidas Group - Germany said:
"This year we have transformed, both personally and professionally. And without a doubt, SDA Bocconi has been instrumental in this process. The MBA has been a dream.A dream for most of us before it even began, a dream that we lived throughduring turbulent times. However it is a dream that we have fulfilled today and westand here awakened and empowered only to dream bigger."Scholarships availability: Yes, all of them merit based - full and partial More for GEMBA