SDA Bocconi School of Management - About Covid-19

Student, Faculty and Staff Information

In this page you will find all up-to-date information on teaching and general administration activities set forth by the School during the COVID-19 containment period.

In accordance with the Decree of the Italian President of the Council of Ministers of 10th April 2020, integrated by the “Shared Regulation Protocol against the spreading of Covid-19 in workplaces” of 24th April 2020, all teaching and general administration activities are being carried out online until further notice. Although all on-campus teaching and learning activities have been temporarily suspended, the School is operating regularly. Distance-learning is active whenever possible and general administration is fully looked after from home. The University has started sanitization of facilities and is preparing all necessary actions to guarantee safety and full protection for staff, students, participants and other authorized users.

FAQ

1. What is the novel COVID-19?

You can find official up-to-date information about symptoms, incubation period, transmission, treatment, prevention, and the proper disinfection of hands and surfaces in the Italian Ministry of Health website.

2. What preventive and containment measures is the School setting up to avoid spreading of the virus?

SDA Bocconi School of Management has temporarily suspended all on-campus teaching activities, as well as any event or activity calling for a number of people to gather in the same place. In order to avoid the risk of infection from the novel virus, all possible teaching and general administration activities are held from home, according to Government and other Authorities directions. In the meantime, the School has started a full sanitization process of facilities to be apt for re-opening whenever it is possible again.

3. How are the School’s activities being carried on?

Teaching has never stopped – it has been carried on through synchronous and asynchronous distance-learning modules and programs whenever possible. In the meantime, the School is developing a plan to shortly deliver on-campus or blended (campus+online) programs that fully comply with protocols that guarantee safety and health protection to all those working and studying on campus. To date the School is working at full speed. All operational and administration functions, including Recruiting & Admission, Career Services, Operations, Marketing, and Business Development, are regularly working from home.

4. Can I visit SDA Bocconi School of Management’s new campus?

Unfortunately, as of today no one is allowed to access the School for visiting or participating in events. You can however get through to our staff for any inquiry about the campus itself or the programs you are interested in. You will find contact information in the respective pages of our website. Should you not find the desired contact, please write to: info@sdabocconi.it

5. Is the School functioning?

Faculty, technical and administration staff are working full time, even if at present the School’s buildings are only open for security and authorized Faculty and Staff to perform specific teaching or technical tasks in accordance with safety protocols. All operational and administration functions, including Recruiting & Admission, Career Services, Operations, Marketing, and Business Development, are regularly working from home.

6. How can participants in Master’s or Executive Education programs contact the service desk when they need to do so?

If you are a participant in a Master’s course, write to md@sdabocconi.it, or phone the numbers you can find in the website pages of your Master’s. If you are a participant in an Executive Education program, all information is available in the website pages of your program.

7. What is the School plan for re-opening?

The School is working to guarantee maximum safety within all Campus facilities, in compliance with all the directions from the Authorities. Measures are very strict, in order to fully protect all the members of the SDA Bocconi community. Among major measures are full sanitization of facilities, body temperature check to everybody entering campus, hand sanitizer available at the entrance of campus, classrooms and elevators, mask and gloves required inside the campus. Social distancing is ensured – at present and when the campus re-opens to visitors, students and participants – by preventing gatherings and use of common spaces (e.g. elevators) by more than one person at a time. The School also guarantees that people are farther from one another than required by government authorities, thanks to the generous size of our classrooms.

8. I would like to enroll in one of your Master’s or Executive Education programs, but I am worried about the present situation. How can you help me?

When programs are resumed on campus, all protection and safety standards, and every and any measure apt to guarantee them will be fully in place. Besides mandatory measures by Government Authorities, such as sanitization of facilities, body temperature check to everybody entering campus, hand sanitizer dispensers, mask and gloves, the School can count on the new campus facilities, which enable significant flexibility in the physical distribution of participants across classrooms, like few other schools in Italy and Europe can do.

Our staff is ready to answer any question and clear any doubts you might have.

Contact us: For any further information, please write to: info@sdabocconi.it