Master in Food & Beverage Management | SDA Bocconi

MFB Class

Gabriele Troilo

SDA Professor of Marketing

MFB Class on Building and positioning a value proposition - Gabriele Troilo
MFB Class on Building and positioning a value proposition - Gabriele Troilo
A Challenging Program to Build a Solid Career

Our mission is to train and prepare specialized managers, strengthening their sensitivity and competences in the F&B and food, service, and hospitality industries. The program blends management culture and methodology with knowledge and specific skills for these sectors, thanks to the teaching and commitment of the best academics, executives, experts, and professionals, as well as to a close contact with Italian excellence.


12th edition 2021-2022


If you don’t have a business background, your program starts early, with pre-courses on the basics of data analysis for business and fundamentals of accounting.


September 2020


The MFB starts with an introduction to the program, which provides you with team building, cultural diversity, and group dynamics through a series of interactive workshops. In addition, you’ll get acquainted with the services provided by the school (i.e. Career Services, student clubs, Italian course, Campus tour, etc.).

  • MFB Presentation
  • SDA Bocconi Presentation and Milan Tour
  • Team Building
  • Company Visits


Mid of January 2021


This intensive stage provides you with the fundamental knowledge and skills to work as a manager. In this intense term you will tackle management issues that apply more directly to the F&B industries.


End of January 2021

Mid of June 2021


In this phase of the program you will get in touch with the variety and complexity of the food & beverage world, getting to know the complexity of different realities:

  • F&B Products
  • F&B Retail
  • F&B in Hospitality

Mid of June 2021

Mid of October 2021


The final part of the Master is dedicated to the concrete application of the acquired skills, first with field projects, carried out with F&B partner companies on real needs and challenges, then with other trial moments such as simulation, business game and study tour.

Mid of October 2021

End of February 2022


After thirteen intense months, the MFB experience will clou with the graduation ceremony, an unforgettable way to celebrate an unforgettable learning experience.

23 February 2022

Learning Model

The MFB requires a full-time commitment. Class sessions, case study discussions, and assignments in small teams in and out of class are integrated with simulations, role-playing exercises, and business games. You will also have presentations, Q&A sessions, and business case sessions with experienced faculty members, recognized professional faculty, and qualified business guest speakers. Attendance 5 days a week is mandatory, typically Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm.


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Develop the 5 Basic Skills for Your Professional Growth

Designed by SDA Bocconi’s Career Services in collaboration with the Program Director and the school’s Center for Assessment & Development, the MFB Career Curriculum is a learning path that helps you develop the 5 basic skills needed for your professional growth. It includes a variety of mandatory activities, at individual and class levels, scheduled during the academic year.

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Meet The MFB
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SDA Bocconi organizes events and meetings throughout the year, both online and offline, where you can interact with directors, faculty, alumni, and staff.