Manuela Brusoni is Associate Professor of Practice of Government, Health and Not for Profit at SDA Bocconi School of Management.
At SDA Bocconi, she is Director of Quality Accreditation and Benchmarking and member of the Scientific Board of the Impact Investing Lab. She launched and was Director of the Executive Education Program of Public Procurement in Health Care Organizations (MASAN). At Bocconi University she is member of the Quality Assurance Unit. She conducted research, training and consulting projects for some of the major players in many different sectors, both at the European and Italian level.
Her research activities focus on public procurement and business government relations, quality and innovation in management education, both higher, executive and lifelong learning. Currently, she has deepened numerous topics linked with her previous research, including public administration role and responsibilities for innovation and competitiveness of businesses and institutional models and competencies development for public procurement.
She is the author of numerous books and articles on her field of research, teaching and consulting. Her works have been published in Economia & Management, Public Management Review and Singapore Management Review, among others. She is editor and contributor of books for both international (such as Routledge, Greenleaf, Palgrave Macmillan) and Italian publisher (such as EGEA, Franco Angeli, CEDAM). She is Chair of the Accreditation Commission of ASFOR, the Italian Association for Management Education and Member of the Board, she is Past President of the Central Procurement Society of Lombardy Region, member of the Academic Board of ABIS (the Academy of Business in Society), System Evaluator for ANVUR and member of various Evaluation Units of Provinces, Municipalities and Health Care Organisations. She has been Chair Elected of various Committees of the Academy of Management (such as Chair Elected of Management Education Division, Chair Elected of the Best Article Committee of the Public Non Profit Division, Best Reviewer Award Health Care Management Division).
Manuela earned a cum laude MSc Degree in Civil Engineering form Pavia University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from SDA Bocconi.