Elena Coffetti is Associate Professor of Practice of Decision Sciences & Business Analytics at SDA Bocconi School of Management. She is Professor of Applied Mathematics at Bocconi University.
At SDA Bocconi, she was Director of Competence Center of Quantitative Methods since 2008 and Deputy Director of Quantitative Methods (2002-2007). She has designed and directed programs for executives in several industries. She has designed and directed Quantitative Methods courses for MBA, Executive MBA and Executive Master in Finance. She conducted numerous researches, training and consulting projects with the most relevant players of the utilities, telecommunications and banking industry.
Her research activities focus mainly on financial modelling, quantitative methods for management and project management analytics. She devoted part of her research to analyse system dynamics, tostudy scoring methodologies and to develop simulation techniques and models for business strategy, planning and risk analysis just to mention some of her fields of expertise.
She is the author of books and articles on the subject. Her works have been published in many newspapers that deal with issues related to Economics and Management. She was Program Coordinator for LIMI "Perestroika and the Soviet Economy: implications for doing business with Soviet Companies" and she has carried out research projectsfor the International Management Institute of St. Petersburg (Russia).
Elena earned an MSc in Economic and Social Sciences (DES) from Bocconi University with the thesis: "Proposed methodology of a systemic approach to decisions: models for financial planning".