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SDA Bocconi Accreditation, Career Development Service and Milan Advantage

SDA Bocconi MBA Career ServiceF1GMAT: Is the SDA Bocconi MBA programmes accredited?

SDA Bocconi : The SDA Bocconi School of Management is accredited by EQUIS, the European Quality Improvement System, which  was formed in 1997 by the European Foundation for Management Development as a monitor of excellence among European business schools. SDA Bocconi School of Management is the first school of management education in Italy to have received this honour. It is also AMBA and CSQ accredited.

F1GMAT:  How has SDA Bocconi coped with recession and helped MBA graduates with Job placements? Can you give us a class wise breakdown of sectors (Finance, IT, Marketing, HR etc.) that SDA Bocconi MBA graduates have selected to join?

SDA Bocconi: Career Development Service (CDS) performs a key role in supporting MBA participants in their career search.

CDS activities help students to both gain a greater understanding of the market, their professional goals and their individual "selling proposition", and to create effective contacts with the business community and the world of MBA recruiters, in an on-going exchange of information regarding job profiles and job offers. To facilitate your personal and professional development track as well as to provide companies with effective recruiting tools, the CDS provides One-to-One Services,Class Services and Company Services.

Every year a Career Report is published, presenting the trend 3 months after the end of the MBA program. The Career Report gathers, quantifies and analyses the information about the reinstatement of the MBA graduates in the labour market.  These are some data provided by the last Report:


  81% Found a NEW JOB Three Months from Graduation

  53% of NEW Professional Opportunities Provided by CDS


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F1GMAT: What are some of the advantages of having SDA Bocconi Business School in the heart of Milan?
 
SDA Bocconi:
The choice of an MBA at SDA Bocconi has its own perks. The school is positioned at the heart of one of the best-connected European cities.

The city is a major capital of industry, finance, arts, media and fashion
. In other words, it 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 via a series of facilities the school provides. We furthermore engage and enhance well-grounded bonds with key corporations on all levels.  Besides Bocconi's reputation at the international scale, such advantages are the reason why participants from about 30 countries choose SDA Bocconi and Milan to pursue a quality Business education. An SDA Bocconi student operates at the heart of Milan to later find out that they are evolving at a wider scope. This represents an asset they strongly capitalize on through their enterprises of maximizing their professional, personal and cultural turnovers. Milan incorporates a dynamic global venue that reflects the peculiarity of the European marketplace. Furthermore, the international aspect you gain out of such a vibrant economic center is not exclusively regional. Instead, the kind of experience you acquire is relevant to other marketplaces where you eventually project your domain of operation.


The city makes it easy to find accommodation, to move around, to eat, to spend your free time and take care of practical necessities. And in the Masters Division you can always count on the support and advice of the Student and Internal Relations service.

Despite your commitment to the MBA, you will be granted the chance to embark on occasional weekend trips via a club activity or simply on your own with fellow students. Life around Milan is fast-paced. You will fine arts, design, events, good food and drink, and great fun.  Those little rites - a cappuccino, a slice of pizza, the happy hour - help soften the hustle-bustle of the city. Your Milan life is rich of options to live a diversified life. There are plenty of shops, parks to sit or jog in, places to move around and meet people.

F1GMAT:  Is it mandatory to learn Italian to actively participate in class discussions for the MBA programmes? Is there any pre-MBA courses offered to students?

SDA Bocconi: In September, the School offers a package of courses to provide some basics essential to succeed in the MBA itself. Not compulsory, pre-courses may be demanded for those without a background in economics and finance and those interested in learning Italian language.

Download the SDA Bocconi Full-Time MBA Brochure in PDF Format

Why Canada: A Complete Career Guide for MBA Applicants

Why Canada

1. To make it easier for you to choose the top Business Schools in Canada, we have ranked 8 schools based on post-MBA Salary.
 
2. The Book Analyzes all the ten provinces:
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, and Saskatchewan on Post-MBA Job Opportunities in Oil & Gas, Media, Technology, Finance, Hospitality, Manufacturing, Aerospace, Life Science, Energy, Agriculture, Mining, Forestry, Construction, and Healthcare.


3. We have covered all the funding details (scholarships, loans, and other financial assistance) for the top 8 Business Schools in Canada

4. You don't have to read through hundreds of forum posts or spend hours Googling through scholarship and loan pages. We have summarized the funding with 
Name, Amount, Number of Awards and most importantly the criteria for selection.

5.
Our analysis summarizes the curriculum for the Full-time MBA program, dives into the class composition, and evaluates the post-MBA opportunities available at each school including the list of top Employers. 

Download Why Canada: A Complete Career Guide for MBA Applicants

Top 31 MBA Programs + Analysis of 24 Industries (United States)


We analyze the MBA Curriculum, Class Profile, Total Cost and Post-MBA Salary of Top 31 MBA programs in the US.

+ Industry Trends

+ Future of Aerospace, Agriculture, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Automobile, Clean Tech, Education, Energy, Fashion, Financial Services, Insurance, FinTech, Government, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Military, Manufacturing, Maritime, Media/Advertising, Technology, Tourism, Trade, Transportation and Logistics, Virtual Reality (VR), and Augmented Reality (AR).


Pages: 327

Reviews

"I have not reviewed many books for MBA Admission consulting companies but doing it now to give all applicants a brief idea on what the book covers. The book includes 31 top MBA programs - almost all the top schools you have heard or considering for your MBA application. Each chapter is categorized by US States where there is at least one top MBA program. So you have California and Massachusetts with the most number of MBA programs and several states with one top program (Washington, Minnesota, Washington D.C., Connecticut, Virginia, and Maryland) and other states with two to three MBA programs. The book focuses on four aspects of an MBA program - curriculum, cost, class profile and post-MBA salary. For me, the breakdown of the cost and post-MBA industry was useful to make my decision on selecting the top 5 programs for 2017-18. It is a fascinating read in an industry where consultants overprice for their expertise. I recently bought a 30-page guide for $49. Compared to the obvious observation in that book, the 300+ page, MBA in US - the Ultimate guide is a goldmine of information and analysis." - Verified Purchase (21st June 2017)

"I bought the ultimate guide after a friend recommended it for me. The guide covers a lot of ground on the history of each prominent US states and goes into the reasons why a certain industry emerged from each state. In addition to the analysis of the economy, trends and expected changes in the next 5 years, the book features top MBA programs in each state with an extensive study of its curriculum. Ultimate guide is an essential reference book for MBA Applicants if they want to shortlist MBA programs based on value and cost, and not just ranking. " - Verified Purchase (14th June 2017)

"Should be a required reading before applying for an MBA. School events and MBA Tours are PR events disguised as a Q&A. On the contrary, the book is an unbiased analysis of each Top MBA program in the US supported by a large dataset and historical context on each industry. The guide builds a case for indstries that are likely to emerge as favourite for MBA graduates. Thorough and a valuable book." - Verified Purchase (15th June 2017)

"What I liked: The breadth of the information. Some of my favorite nonfiction books have taken the same approach as the ultimate guide have - cover background information in-depth. In the book, the author uses parallel threads to demonstrate the history of the state and the rise of industries. Will make you think how schools thrive based on the policy set by the state. California's obsession with Technology has revolutionized how we do Business and changed post-MBA trends. Many MBA applicants will be consulting or doing marketing for a Technology company. That is one key finding from the book. The latest development in AI, FinTech, and Automation is an additional context that I found valuable in the book.

Very informative. I would recommend that you read the book at least once in chronological order before using Table of Contents." - Verified Purchase (2nd July 2017)

Download How to Choose the Best MBA in US: The Ultimate Guide
(2018 Entering Class)

Top 31 MBA Programs + Analysis of 24 Industries (United States)


We analyze the MBA Curriculum, Class Profile, Total Cost and Post-MBA Salary of Top 31 MBA programs in the US.

+ Industry Trends

+ Future of Aerospace, Agriculture, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Automobile, Clean Tech, Education, Energy, Fashion, Financial Services, Insurance, FinTech, Government, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Military, Manufacturing, Maritime, Media/Advertising, Technology, Tourism, Trade, Transportation and Logistics, Virtual Reality (VR), and Augmented Reality (AR).


Pages: 327

Reviews

"I have not reviewed many books for MBA Admission consulting companies but doing it now to give all applicants a brief idea on what the book covers. The book includes 31 top MBA programs - almost all the top schools you have heard or considering for your MBA application. Each chapter is categorized by US States where there is at least one top MBA program. So you have California and Massachusetts with the most number of MBA programs and several states with one top program (Washington, Minnesota, Washington D.C., Connecticut, Virginia, and Maryland) and other states with two to three MBA programs. The book focuses on four aspects of an MBA program - curriculum, cost, class profile and post-MBA salary. For me, the breakdown of the cost and post-MBA industry was useful to make my decision on selecting the top 5 programs for 2017-18. It is a fascinating read in an industry where consultants overprice for their expertise. I recently bought a 30-page guide for $49. Compared to the obvious observation in that book, the 300+ page, MBA in US - the Ultimate guide is a goldmine of information and analysis." - Verified Purchase (21st June 2017)

"I bought the ultimate guide after a friend recommended it for me. The guide covers a lot of ground on the history of each prominent US states and goes into the reasons why a certain industry emerged from each state. In addition to the analysis of the economy, trends and expected changes in the next 5 years, the book features top MBA programs in each state with an extensive study of its curriculum. Ultimate guide is an essential reference book for MBA Applicants if they want to shortlist MBA programs based on value and cost, and not just ranking. " - Verified Purchase (14th June 2017)

"Should be a required reading before applying for an MBA. School events and MBA Tours are PR events disguised as a Q&A. On the contrary, the book is an unbiased analysis of each Top MBA program in the US supported by a large dataset and historical context on each industry. The guide builds a case for indstries that are likely to emerge as favourite for MBA graduates. Thorough and a valuable book." - Verified Purchase (15th June 2017)

"What I liked: The breadth of the information. Some of my favorite nonfiction books have taken the same approach as the ultimate guide have - cover background information in-depth. In the book, the author uses parallel threads to demonstrate the history of the state and the rise of industries. Will make you think how schools thrive based on the policy set by the state. California's obsession with Technology has revolutionized how we do Business and changed post-MBA trends. Many MBA applicants will be consulting or doing marketing for a Technology company. That is one key finding from the book. The latest development in AI, FinTech, and Automation is an additional context that I found valuable in the book.

Very informative. I would recommend that you read the book at least once in chronological order before using Table of Contents." - Verified Purchase (2nd July 2017)

Download How to Choose the Best MBA in US: The Ultimate Guide
(2018 Entering Class)

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