SDA Bocconi School of Management / University of Toronto
The Rotman - SDA Bocconi Global Executive MBA
The new Rotman-SDA Bocconi Global Executive MBA (Master in Business Administration) is a modular program that combines the expertise and perspectives of a leading European and a leading North American business school in a transformative journey hosted in international business hubs.
A launching pad for future career phases and an integrated preparation for senior management roles, GEMBA provides a highly personalized focus on leadership development, and introduces students to a global network of exceptional managers, faculty, executives and thought-leaders.
The program gathers people with deep professional backgrounds allowing for a fertile context for benchmarking and a good opportunity to learn from the experience of classmates. What is learned and shared in the classroom can be immediately used and applied to each student’s own companies, the idea is to have a continuous and effective exchange of experiences between work and class.
The curriculum, which includes twenty-four courses plus electives,will deepen your grasp of business fundamentals such as finance and accounting, while building your knowledge and skills for the new global economy. You will benefit from our schools’ leadership in areas such as design thinking and analytics.
You will gain insights into industries and sectors where our schools have special expertise: for example, luxury brands at SDA Bocconi and fintech at Rotman.
And you will build a network of international contacts, while learning invaluable tools to advance your career.
GEMBA Key Facts
75 Learning Days
63 Out of Office Days
3 9-Day Modules (Friday-Saturday noon), 8.5 learning days/6 working days each = 25.5 total learning days (classroom+company visit)/18 work days (participants' out of office)
8 1-Week Modules (Monday-Saturday noon, including Elective Module Weeks), 5.5 learning days/5 working days each = 44 total learning days (classroom+company visit)/ 40 work days (participants' out of office)
1 Elective Module (either in Milano and/or, Toronto or to exchange partner schools), 1 Week (Monday-Saturday noon) = 5.5 learning days/5 working days
Other courses offered by SDA Bocconi
Master in Arts Management and Administration
Master in Corporate Finance
Master Program in Fashion, Experience & Design Management
Master of Management in Food & Beverage
Master of International Health Care Management, Economics and Policy
Executive Master in Luxury Management
Executive Master in Marketing & Sales
Master in Public Administration
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 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.
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
#7 EU - #25 WW Top MBAs for women 2018
#9 EU - #31 WW Global MBA Rankings 2019
#6 EU European B-Schools Rankings 2018
#6 EU - #7 WW Custom Education Rankings 2018
#7 EU - #11 WW Executive Education combined Rankings 2018
#5 EU Full-Time MBA Ranking 2018
#24 WW Full-Time MBA Ranking 2018
QS - TOP MBA
#10 EU QS Global MBA Rankings 2019 - Europe
#23 WW QS Global MBA Rankings 2019
#10 EU QS EMBA Rankings 2018 - Europe
#19 WW QS Global EMBA Rankings 2018
#6 EU - #39 WW Best B-Schools Rankings 2018
#5 The Best International MBAs 2017 (1-year, non-US Programs)