Location, Class Diversity & Network: SDA Bocconi is located in the heart of Milan – the intersection of industry, finance, arts, media and, above all, fashion. The location and strong network enable students to leverage the Bocconi brand to reach their post-MBA goals. SDA Bocconi further pushes this advantage with a global focus, diversity in class and gender diversity. The MBA Class brings some of the best minds from diverse backgrounds and exposes students to experiences from a wide range of industries. This is ensured by the school’s focus not to allow any industry to dominate the class.
Partnerships & Alumni Network: The quality of partnerships that SDA Bocconi has built over the years with key Business institutions in Italy and around the world, in addition to a global alumni network in some of the major cities in the world, allows students to network effectively for job search and career growth.
SDA Bocconi Latest MBA Rankings
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 2016, moving up 1 and ranking 25th 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. According to the latest Forbes ranking of return on investment (ROI, the average time graduates need to earn back tuition fees), the SDA Bocconi MBA is the 4th best 1-year, non-US program in the world. Bocconi University is currently ranked 22nd worldwide in the QS University Ranking for Social Sciences and Management
For more information: www.sdabocconi.it/en/value/rankings
Full Time MBA
With a selective class of 100 students, SDA Bocconi 1-Year Full-Time MBA is the School’s flagship program. Students start with the one-week MBA boot camp that familiarizes them with the program and what to expect in the coming year. The MBA program is organized into three cornerstones: Planning and Innovation, Leading people and Processes, Controlling and Investment.
Foundation Plus Hands-On Experience: Students develop the essential management skills with the 8-Month Foundation courses, which is followed by hands-on 2-month real-world experience with group consulting project, individual internship and final concentrations.
Concentrations: The Full-time MBA program offers four Concentrations based on functions: Finance, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Marketing.
Luxury Business Management: The program offers students with the opportunity to personalize further with sector-based track in Luxury Business Management (LBM), which is conducted in partnership with LVMH and Gucci, two world leaders in luxury with over 60 prestigious brands under its portfolio.
Arrivederci Week: The MBA program concludes with Arrivederci Week when students will be exposed to a wide range of sectors including Arts and Business, Telco and New media, Government-related finance, Pharma and Health. The final day of the week is exclusively set to experience “Made in Italy” business models up close and also learn about Blue Chip Companies.
Exchange Programs: SDA Bocconi has active partnership with some of the prestigious institutions around the world including Wharton, UCLA, Tuck, London Business School, Indian School of Business, AGSM, Sauder School of Business, HEC and Essec.
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Career Service: The Career Service team at SDA Bocconi offers one on one coaching, organizes workshops & corporate presentations, and distributes CV Book to top recruiters. The job postings in the private job board allow students to access the latest job opening information.
The Top recruiters in 2014 were
The Boston Consulting Group
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Pre-Courses - September 2016
Introducing to Financial Accounting
OPENING WEEK – October 2016
CORE COURSES – October 2016 / Mid-April 2017
Planning & Innovating
Controlling & Investing
Leading People & Processes
SKILLS TRIAL – Mid-April / Mid-May 2017
SUMMER PROJECTS – Mid-May / August 2017
TRACK IN LUXURY BUSINESS MANAGEMENT - Mid-May / Early November 2017
In partnership with LVMH and GUCCI
CONCENTRATIONS – September / Early November 2017
Finance and Financial Institutions
Innovation, Product Development, Execution
Customer Marketing and Social Media
Private Equity, Entrepreneurship and Renewal
International Exchange program – September / December 2017
ARRIVEDERCI WEEK – November 2017
COMMENCEMENT DAY – December 2017
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SDA Bocconi Full-time MBA Class Summary
Average Age : 29 years
Average Work Experience : 5 years
Highly international profile consisting of approximately 35 nationalities
Consultancy/Professional Services 29%
Financial Services/Insurance 15%
Energy & Utilities 13%
For more information: SDA Bocconi MBA
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), 8 Full-Time Specialized Master Programs (5 International + 3 in Italian) and 4 Executive Master Programs (1 International + 3 in Italian). Furthermore, the School offers a large variety of Executive Education Open and Custom Programs each year.
For more info: SDA Bocconi Master Programs
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