Online Session - MAMA & Strategic Fundraising in the Arts
Online Session - MAMA & Strategic Fundraising in the Arts
Online Session - MAMA & Strategic Thinking in the Arts
Online Session - MAMA & Strategic Thinking in the Arts
Online Session - MAMA & the Social Impact of the Arts
Online Session - MAMA & the Social Impact of the Arts
A Challenging Program to Build a Solid Career

MAMA wants to offer you solid foundations in management, including practical, creative, and professional skills, by creating a stimulating environment, focusing on an international market with a multidisciplinary approach, and enriching it all with unique experiences such as the Grand Tour in world-famous centers of Italian culture, or MAMA internships, a chance to work for one of MAMA's main partners or collaborating institutions.

Structure

.8th edition 2022-2023

Opening Week

MAMA begins with the welcome of the faculty, the team, and the alumni, and with a week in which you will get to know the school, the Master, and your class, giving you a first look at your career prospects.

Sept 2022

Core courses

Such courses are aimed at developing the managerial and business knowledge and skills to work as a manager in the world of arts and heritage. You will address a wide range of topics, from foundational business to marketing and media-related issues, from art industry-focused to key additional topics such as fundraising, law, entrepreneurship, and consulting.

Oct 2022

May 2023

Soft Skills and Context Seminars

As a cultural manager you need specific soft skills and knowledge in order to bring value and success to your organization. The aim of the MAMA seminars is to strengthen your leadership, communication, and art market skills in order to support your personal and professional growth.

Oct 2022

May 2023

MAMA Grand Tour in Italy

Immerse yourself in the world of art management by joining a unique 10-day Grand Tour Experience, aimed at offering a managerial perspective of Italian best practices in the arts sector. Hosted by some of the most relevant Italy-based cultural institutions - such as Vatican Museums, Pompei Archeological Site, Teatro San Carlo di Napoli, Museo Opera del Duomo di Firenze, etc. - the MAMA Grand Tour offers participants the opportunity to learn from managers in the field and internalize the skills and knowledge acquired throughout the year.

Jun 2023

Internship or your own start-up

Through internships, companies offer you the opportunity to develop an individual field project tackling real-life, complex problems by blending together knowledge and skills from different functional areas. Alternatively, you can take the opportunity to be arts entrepreneurs by implementing your own start-up under the supervision of one of our faculty members.

A written report (Final Work) on your Internship/Field Project/personal Start-up will provide evidence on how your project was executed, putting into practice the experience and knowledge gained through the Program.

Jun 2023

Dec 2023

Learning Model

MAMA is an intense full-time program. The learning model provides class sessions and case studies together with many active methods such as assignments, simulations, company visits etc. You will meet experienced SDA Bocconi Arts Management faculty, but also international visiting professors from leading business school from all over Europe and the USA, as well as professionals, artists, and executives in the field. Extra-curricular activites, such as Italian course for non-Italian speakers, or Excel course, are also offered to students.

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Arts & Culture Knowledge Center

The Knowledge Center is an international hub that addresses arts management related topics and attracts experts from academia and professionals from this industry. It generates knowledge, skills and attitudes in the Arts & Culture sector and offers activities, programs, as well as professional and educational projects, targeting international participants with a passion for the arts and the willingness to make a difference in the sector. The final goal is that of empowering Arts & Culture leaders, helping them to increase their effectiveness and improve their decision making.

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