Master's in Business Administration | SDA Bocconi Business School

The Cornerstones of Our MBA Program

The sequences of Core Courses take place in 5 Terms from September to March: Term 1 (September/October), Term 2 (October/November), Term 3 (November/December), Term 4 (January/February), Term 5 (February/March). This sequence represents the competence requirements of a global manager.

Term 1

  • Populism and the Economy
  • Fundamentals of Accounting
  • Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Microeconomics for Managers
  • Business Analytics

 

Term 2

  • Financial Planning and Budgeting
  • Understanding Investments
  • Strategic Economic Analysis
  • Predictive Analytics of Big Data
  • Marketing Management
  • Organizational Behaviour

 

Term 3

  • Banking and Capital Markets
  • Macroeconomics for Managers
  • Cost Management and Profitability Analysis
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Corporate Strategy
  • Python Coding and Application (non-mandatory)

 

Term 4

  • Decisions & Uncertainty
  • Operations Strategy
  • Corporate Sustainability
  • Managing People in Organizations
  • Macroeconomics in Action
  • Bloomberg (non-mandatory)

 

Term 5

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Organizational Design in the Information Age
  • Performance Management and Control
  • Corporate Valuation
  • Technology and Innovation Management
  • Perspectives on Emerging Markets (non-mandatory)