SDA Bocconi School of Management
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
An intense, international MBA in the heart of Milano, the hub of Italy's culture and innovation, and at SDA Bocconi, one of the highest-ranked schools of management in the world and a trailblazer in European business education.
A 1-year MBA, offering a total of 105 Credit Point Units (CPU), designed to flexibly meet the needs of students, with personal care and global exposure.
A program which goes beyond conventional managerial knowledge, and connects students with top-notch, inspirational leaders and iconic brands: from Google to Starbucks, from Prada to Illy. A program which offers students new perspective and ample opportunities through a bunch of activities like Leadership Series and Extra-curricular and Club Activities.
Full-Time MBA Key Facts
1-year Full-Time MBA
A challenging life time experience to learn the art of management and grow personally and professionally.
Academic expertise plus practical and applied knowledge.
One-to-one interaction between students, faculty and dedicated Staff.
A 360 degree learning experience, a rich and diverse community with students from over 30 countries and mixed academic, professional and cultural backgrounds.
New career opportunities and a network of relations worldwide.
Student club activities.
Seminar series and events to expose MBA students to knowledge and experience of top international leaders and influential scholars.
Strategic location for cultural and professional development
The 1-year Full-Time MBA is the School’s flagship program with just about 100 MBA students.
The Full-Time MBA is a postgraduate and post-experience degree in general management, with a wide scope for specialization, guaranteed by the fact that electives are clustered in 4+1 concentrations among which students have to take choices.
The SDA Bocconi MBA's integrated curriculum:
International Exchange Program
- Is based on real- world management knowledge.
- Draws directly on our faculty's current research work, as well as on influential leaders' experience, to provide real-world learning opportunities.
- Blends the analytical and social dimensions of managerial issues and takes a careful look on at the production of ethical and sustainable value.
- Takes place in a unique learning environment: theoretical and practical, diverse, teamwork-oriented, open to the world, and fostering interpersonal communication.
The opportunity to complete the MBA abroad at one of the top international Partner 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 around 30 prestigious international institutions
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Other courses offered by SDA Bocconi
Master in Arts Management and Administration
Executive Master in Business of Events
Master in Corporate Finance
Master Program in Fashion, Experience & Design Management
Global Executive MBA
Master of International Health Care Management, Economics and Policy
Executive Master in Luxury Management
Executive Master in Management of International Organizations
Executive Master in Marketing & Sales
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
#4 European B-School Rankings 2022
#3 EU - #6 WW Global MBA Rankings 2023
#3 EU Return on Investment Global MBA Rankings 2023
#2 WW Environmental impact Global MBA Rankings 2023
#3 EU - #4 WW Custom Education Rankings 2022
#9 EU - #13 WW Executive Education Open Rankings 2022
#7 EU - #7 WW Executive Education combined Rankings 2022
#16 EU - #34 WW Executive MBA Ranking 2022
#2 EU Full-Time MBA Ranking 2022
#13 WW Full-Time MBA Ranking 2022
#3EU for Faculty Quality Full-Time MBA Ranking 2022
QS - TOP MBA
#10 EU QS Global MBA Rankings 2022 - Europe
#23 WW QS Global MBA Rankings 2022
#1 WW Return on Investment QS Global MBA Rankings 2022
#10 WW QS Global EMBA Rankings 2021: Joint Programmes
#5 European B-Schools Ranking 2022
#4 - The Best International MBAs 2019 (1-year, non-US Programs)