Who is the typical EMBE participant?

The ideal candidate has international professional experience preferably in event related organizations (e.g. media companies, sports event organizations, entertainment companies, events agencies and exhibitions organizers) and embraces the multicultural context of the international events industry.

What does your future look like?

The ideal candidate should also have a strong desire to:

- Consolidate and expand event management skills from a business perspective for different industries (sports, tourism, performing arts, entertainment, culture and fashion)

- Develop a business of events acumen

- Broaden his/her perspective on how to generate value drawing on sustainable principles

- Build a proactive mindset and seek out entrepreneurial and creative opportunities in the events industry

- Create a vision of innovation within the events industry, generating value for stakeholders and future generations, in for-profit and non-profit sectors the same

- Use ambition and responsibility to foster a managerial culture of events at organizations

Speakers, visits and networking activities

Speakers, visits and networking activities will be organized together with key organizations of sports, entertainment, exhibition and other related industries, such as: 

  • Olympic and Paralympic Games

  • RedBull Italia

  • Balich Wonder Studio

  • Formula 1

  • Fremantle

  • Live Nation

  • FIBA Media & Marketing Services SA

  • Esselunga

  • Intesa Sanpaolo

  • Deloitte

  • Fondazione Enel

  • UFI

  • Festival di Sanremo and RAI Pubblicità

  • Italian Exhibition Group

  • Ryder Cup Europe

  • Lega Serie A

  • Filmmaster


International Student Care

At SDA Bocconi, we care about our students – not just in their studies but every aspect of life on campus. This care is particularly important for the experience of our numerous international participants. Our International Student Care services guarantee you will have a smooth and worry-free time at SDA Bocconi.

Francesca Roveda will be there to guide you through living and studying in Milan, in all things beyond the classroom: from visas and permits to stay to adjusting to life in Italy, cultural differences, and helpful tips.

Your wellbeing is our highest priority, and International Student Care is an expression of this. We look forward to welcoming you and making your experience as pleasant as possible.

To know more about how we can help, email Francesca at studentcare@sdabocconi.it

Your Experience

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The new Campus

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