The 1-year Full-Time MBA is the Schools flagship program with just about 100 MBA students.
The Program starts with Opening Week: a one-week MBA boot camp, during which you are asked to understand and live the essence of your forthcoming year.
Full-Time MBA structure is organized around three cornerstones: Planning and Innovation, Leading people and Processes, Controlling and Investment. These core courses represent the competence requirements of a global manager.
Students spend the first eight months of the program taking foundation courses and developing management skills followed by a two-month real-world, hands-on experience (individual internship or group consulting project), plus final Concentrations. In addition to 4 functional-based Concentrations, such as Finance, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Marketing, the Program offers participants the possibility to further personalize their development by choosing the sector-based Track in Luxury Business Management (LBM) in partnership with LVMH, the renowned leader in the worldwide luxury business.
The very last part of the MBA will take place in the Arrivederci Week: Arts and Business, Telco and New media, Government-related finance, Pharma and Health, and first-hand Made in Italy business models.
As a major international school of management, SDA Bocconi is engaged in an active and prestigious network of exchanges, collaborations and interactions with peer institutions. The International Exchange Program offers selected candidates the opportunity to spend 3 to 4 months of the program at another top business school.
MBA students have full access to Career Service, which organizes one-to-one career advising and coaching, workshops, corporate presentations, company days, CV book and job postings. Career management and recruiting activities allow participants to get in touch with a wide range of national and international companies.
The SDA Bocconi MBA places 1st in the world as the best value for money,this is according to the latest Bloomberg Businessweeks ranking of return on for the best MBA programs around the world.
Empowering lives through knowledge and imagination: this is the mission that has always directed the SDA Bocconi School of Management.
The SDA Bocconi MBA 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 3rd best non-US program in the world.
SDA Bocconi remains the only Italian Business School to feature amongst the 100 top international MBA programs in the Financial Times Global MBA Rankings 2014, moving up 8 places in the world and 3 in Europe and ranking 31st worldwide and 11th in Europe.
SDA Bocconi offers a Full-Time MBA and a Global Executive MBA in English as well as a modular Executive MBA and an Evening Executive MBA in Italian.
1-year Full-Time MBA:
The opportunity to complete the MBA abroad at one of the top international Partener Institutions. As a major international school of management, SDA Bocconi is engaged in an active and prestigious network of exchanges, collaborations and interactions with its peer institutions. The International Exchange Program offers selected candidates the opportunity to spend the last months of the program at prestigious institutions.
ESSEC Business School (Cergy-Pontoise); HEC MBA (Jouy-en-Josas); IE, Instituto de Empresa (Madrid); KOC University, Graduate School of Business (Istanbul); London Business School (London); MBS, Manchester Business School, University of Manchester (Manchester); RSM, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (Rotterdam)
Babson College (Babson Park, MA); Fuqua School of Business, Duke University (Durham, NC); The Johnson School at Cornell University (Ithaca, NY); Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth (Hanover, NH); UCLA Anderson School of Management, University of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA); UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill, NC); The University of Chicago Booth School of Business (Chicago, IL); Warrington College of Business Administration, University of Florida (Gainesville, FL); Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA);
Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto (Toronto, ON); Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia (Vancouver, BC); Schulich School of Business, York University (Toronto, ON);
AGSM MBA Program Australian School of Business, University of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW);
FGV-EAESP, Fundação Getulio Vargas, Escola de Administração de Empresas de São Paulo (São Paulo)
CEIBS, China Europe International Business School (Shanghai); HKUST Business School - The School of Business and Management, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Hong Kong); Tsinghua SEM - School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University (Beijing)
ISB - Indian School of Business (Hyderabad)
Graduate School of International Management, International University of Japan (Niigata); Keio Business School, Keio University (Yokohama Kanagawa)
The leading School of Management in Italy and the only Italian School present in all of the most important International rankings (Financial Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Economist, Forbes), SDA Bocconi has established itself as a European leader in higher education.
SDA Bocconi School of Management is part of Università Bocconi, the first Italian University to grant a degree in economics. For over a century, Bocconi has played a leading role in Italys social and economic modernization.
SDA Bocconi has been engaged in the promotion and organization of executive education since 1971, with an International approach. The Schools vision of empowering life through knowledge and imagination lies behind its program offerings: Executive Education Open and Custom Programs, MBA and Master Programs, for the development of individuals, companies, institutions and economic systems.
Choosing SDA Bocconi and coming to Milano means choosing a vibrant environment, the entrepreneurial, financial and industrialized center of Italy, a doorway to Europe. In short, a wealth of international contacts and opportunities.
And Milano, of course, is culture, fashion, design, food and the art of living.
PRE COURSES September
OPENING WEEK October
CORE COURSES October / April
SKILLS TRIAL May
SUMMER PROJECTS June /August
TRACK IN LUXURY BUSINESS MANAGEMENT - May / Early November
In partnership with LVMH
CONCENTRATIONS September/ Early November
International Exchange program September / December
There are several scholarships and tuition waivers offered by the School, as well as by companies, consultancy firms and other organizations.
These are usually awarded before the Program begins.
Admission to the Program is independent of the award of any scholarship or tuition waiver. (se possibile linkare a: http://www.sdabocconi.it/en/mba-executive-mba/full-time-mba/admissions/scholarships-funding#content
The School assists candidates in their search for funding by supplying the necessary documentation and encourages them to explore all scholarships and loans possibilities in time. Bocconi grants opportunities for low-interest loans available to admitted students, thanks to agreements with some partner banks. Furthermore the University provides international students with information about possible sources for financing in several countries.
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Tuition Waivers for the 2014/15 MBA Edition
SDA Bocconi School of Management made available 26 total/partial merit-based tuition waivers to 2013-2014 MBA candidates with an outstanding profile. The number and assignment criteria of total or partial tuition waivers are defined and acknowledged by a special Commission whose decision is final and will be notified to beneficiaries by the beginning of the Program.
Applications will be evaluated according to the following criteria: