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Executive Master in Marketing & Sales (EMMS)

School accreditation

Via Sarfatti, 10 - 20136 Milano, Italy

+39 02 5836 3125 / 3176

+39 02 5836 3272

E-mail address

Type of course
Executive / Part-time

Language of tuition

Length of course
13 months

Early Bird Deadline
11 Nov 2024

Deadline Tuition Waivers
30 Sep 2024

Application deadline
11 Feb 2025

Date of commencement
Mar 2025

Class size

Cost / fees
€ 39,000* paid in four installments
An “early bird fee” of € 35,000 will be granted to candidates that have been admitted and have paid the deposit fee before 13 November 2023

Student grants / Financial assistance
Each year, SDA Bocconi offers a number of scholarships and tuition waivers.

Exchange partner schools
ESADE Business School

Student profile
1. Average work experience: 9 years
2. Average age: 34 years
3. Ratio of Men / Women: 50% men – 50% women

Admission requirements

  • A university degree (BA degree or equivalent) in any discipline
  • Be at least 27 years old
  • Minimum 4 years of professional experience (not necessarily in Marketing or Sales)
  • Fluency in English. If your mother tongue is not English you are required to submit a TOEFL, IELTS, PTE or CPE

  • Program Directors
    EMMS Director SDA Bocconi School of Management: Marco Aurelio Sisti
    EMMS Director ESADE Business School: Ferran Blanch

    Contact details for application
    SDA Bocconi Masters Division
    Recruiting and Admissions Service - EMMS
    Via Sarfatti, 10
    20136 Milano – Italy
    Tel +39 02 5836 3176
    Fax +39 02 5836 3272
    Email: admissions.emms(at)

    SDA Bocconi School of Management

    Executive Master in Marketing & Sales (EMMS)

    Four different cities – Milano, Barcelona, Madrid, Rome – for a unique and specialized part-time program of study in marketing and sales: this is the Executive Master in Marketing & Sales (EMMS) by SDA Bocconi and ESADE, running over 13 months and taught entirely in English.

    The executive format of the program means that traditional classes are combined with distance learning sessions, allowing the participants to work and study at the same time and to put into practice what they learn through a business project.

    EMMS Perspectives

    EMMS is for you if:

  • You wish to strengthen your knowledge of sales and marketing in an international context
  • You want to progress further in your career without taking time out to study
  • You want to be able to apply immediately what you have learned
  • You are interested in developing networking opportunities in the international market

  • What EMMS can offer you

    A unique and specialized Program of study in marketing and sales that includes classes in 4 different cities, distance learning sessions and the opportunity to put into practice what you have learned through a business project.

    Individual Executive Coaching

    EMMS provides individual assessment and development of Professional Competences and Sales Skills, so that each participant will develop a plan to improve their professional profile.

    The applications used are Predictive Index, PRO and SSAT provided by PI Worldwide. They combine tests and personal guidance conducted by Prímula Asesores.

    A Successful Blended Learning Model

    You will undertake 7 face-to-face modules during the Master, where on-campus modules in Madrid and Barcelona are hosted by Esade Business School and the modules of Milano and Rome are hosted by SDA Bocconi School of Management.

    Distance Learning modules are a continuation of the one-week classroom sessions. Lasting for about six weeks and following each on-campus module, they allow you to return home and continue in your job while researching topics started in the on-campus phase in greater depth.

    Program Events

    Meet the Executive Master in Marketing & Sales

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  • About SDA Bocconi School of Management

    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 Italy’s social and economic modernization.

    SDA Bocconi has been engaged in the promotion and organization of executive education since 1971, with an International approach. The School’s vision, Designed for your World, 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.

    Latest SDA Bocconi Rankings

    The leading School of Management in Italy and the only Italian School on the top of the charts of all main International Rankings, SDA Bocconi has established itself as a European leader in higher education.

    Accreditations: AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS

    Current ranks:

    #1 European B-Schools Ranking 2023, Bloomberg Businessweek

    #5 European B-School Rankings 2023
    #3 WW - #2 EU Global MBA Rankings 2024
    #1 WW Environmental Impact Global MBA Rankings 2024
    #7 EU - #9 WW Custom Education Rankings 2023
    #13 EU - #14 WW Executive Education Open Rankings 2023
    #8 EU - #10 WW Executive Education combined Rankings 2023
    #13 EU - #21 WW Executive MBA Ranking 2023

    #2 EU Full-Time MBA Ranking 2022
    #13 WW Full-Time MBA Ranking 2022
    #3 EU for Faculty Quality Full-Time MBA Ranking 2022

    QS - TOP MBA
    #10 EU QS Global MBA Rankings 2024 - Europe
    #21 WW QS Global MBA Rankings 2024
    #1 WW Return on Investment QS Global MBA Rankings 2024
    #8 WW QS Executive MBA Rankings 2023: Joint Programmes

    #4 The Best International MBAs 2019 (1-year, non-US Programs)