1-TO-1 ACADEMY
IN MANAGEMENT AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

where athletes and artists become leaders.

Intended learning objectives

To improve and develop awareness, understand the implications and accountability of a managerial role in a professional sports context and more generally in that of companies and institutions (including nonprofit), perfect leadership and decision-making skills in complex settings, develop and promote orientation towards change.
To reinforce reasoning, methodologies and tools for the development of an integrated vision of the world of companies and institutions, paying particular attention to the economic-financial variable, the centrality of the fans, clients, investors and innovation processes.

Structure & Topics Covered

  • 1

Talent Assessment & 2 Career Development

The first Module is dedicated to the analysis of the profile, with quantitative and qualitative assessments for the Talent Assessment and the Career Development, plus a few introductory sessions about Economics and Management.


  • Teaching:

    ● 6 sessions 1 to 1, face- to-face or online

    ● 1 online course, Personal Branding (14 sessions equivalent)

  • Assessment (Hogan Assessment tools)
  • 4 sessions - Executive Coaching
  • Continuous interaction with the Academic Director and Learning Facilitator
  • 2

1 to 1 Business Foundations

The second Module is dedicated to the Business Foundations, in order to transfer the business pillars to the participants enabling them to acquire a comprehensive view of the business as a discipline.


  • Teaching:

    ● 16 sessions 1 to 1, face- to-face or online

    ● Up to 3 online courses (about 30 sessions equivalent) – not compulsory

    ● 1 on campus face-to- face initiative in the classroom with other students (12 sessions equivalent) – not compulsory

  • 8 sessions - Executive Coaching
  • Continuous interaction with the Academic Director and Learning Facilitator
  • 3

1 to 1 Management 4 Foundations

The third Module is dedicated to the Management Foundations, in order to transfer the managerial models and tools to the participants to teach them how to plan and organize projects and activities.


  • Teaching:

    ● 16 sessions 1 to 1, face- to-face or online

    ● Up to 2 online course (about 20 sessions equivalent) – not compulsory

    ● Up to 2 on campus face-to-face initiative in the classroom with other students 24 sessions equivalent)– not compulsory

  • 8 sessions - Executive Coaching
  • Continuous interaction with the Academic Director and Learning Facilitator
  • 4

1 to 1 Management Execution

The fourth Module is dedicated to the Execution, in order to transfer models and tools needed when participants want to implement projects and activities in specific contexts, like sectors or markets, integrating all stakeholders’ interests.


  • Teaching:

    ● 12 sessions 1 to 1, face- to-face or online

    ● 1 online course (about 15 sessions equivalent) – not compulsory

    ● Up to 3 on campus face- to-face initiative in the classroom with other students (36 sessions equivalent)– not compulsory

  • 4 sessions - Executive Coaching
  • Final Thesis
  • Continuous interaction with the Academic Director and Learning Facilitator

The 4 Modules have the following features

  • LANGUAGE: English or Italian.
  • DURATION: The first Module has a 3-month duration, the other Modules have a 7-9 months duration. The duration can vary based on participants’ needs.
  • EXECUTIVE CAREER DEVELOPMENT: Executive coaching with different coaches and the assessment of potential.
  • COURSES: face-to-face or online sessions with SDA Bocconi Faculty, divided into different topics.
  • ONLINE COURSES: Online Programs, selected by SDA Bocconi Faculty, from the SDA Bocconi Online Program Platform.
  • ON CAMPUS - COURSES IN THE CLASSROOM (not compulsory): access to different initiatives on Campus, face-to-face and with other participants selected by the Academic Director in agreement with the participant.
  • ONLINE PLATFORM: a virtual ad hoc setting will be created which will include all the material for the courses in digital format, as well as supplementary material based on the needs of the participant and the course.
  • FINAL THESIS: an individual output which applies the learning gained throughout the program, with the objective of generating innovation and driving change in the chosen organization. The thesis will be presented to and discussed with a panel as the final part of the course.
  • CERTIFICATE: after discussing the thesis, a certificate will be awarded confirming the successful completion of the education course.
  • OTHER BOCCONI INITIATIVES: at the end of Module 4, the participant will get access to the MINE Community and the Bocconi Alumni Community, including the respective learning initiatives and events, both face-to-face and virtual.