The next step towards a responsible future.

Next Start 17 March 2025
Duration 12 Months
Language English
Format Full-Time
Avg. Working
1-3 years
Where Milano

Sustainability, climate change, biodiversity and energy are globally recognized challenges for the 21st century, calling for a strong commitment for change by governments, companies and civil society.

MSM is a unique opportunity for those who are interested in these challenges and want to develop a professional career in a multi-disciplinary topic characterized by growing momentum across the globe.
MSM is an intensive and stimulating one-year program in English, offering 66 ECTS credits, which trains specialized managers and professionals and prepare them for industrial and service companies, international agencies, nonprofit organizations and public authorities.


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Who is it for?

The Master in Sustainability Management is right for you if:

  • You want to become the next-generation of managers and professionals interested in leading the change towards a sustainable future.
  • You want to pursue an international career in sustainability, energy and innovation within leading companies in both the public and private sectors
  • You think that sustainability and climate change represent global challenges but also great opportunities for the economy and society at large
  • You want to combine practice and theory in just one year of education.
  • You want an internationally recognized qualification, obtained in one of the most prestigious Business School in an international class.
  • You are interested in acquiring skills and competencies in the economic, regulatory and managerial aspects of environmental and energy issues, through a balanced combination of theory and practice.



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Why choose us?

1. Build a robust career in sustainability.

The program’s structure is highly interdisciplinary. At the end of the program you will have a solid understanding of corporate sustainability, green management, sustainable supply chain, energy markets and technologies, accounting and finance and will be able to apply advanced management techniques in a fast moving and global business environment, where sustainability requirements are becoming increasingly tighter.

2. World class faculty in sustainability.

MSM’s faculty is made of top scholars in the field of sustainability, energy and climate change, who are well-known at a global scale for their high-quality research and dissemination activities, developed in cooperation with leading organizations across different sectors. The quality of our faculty, both in terms of teaching and research, has built a strong reputation around the world, as demonstrated by improving placements in top international rankings.

3. An engaging, innovative an effective learning model.

The program, held on a full-time basis from March 2025 to February 2026 and completely taught in English, is designed to equip students with the skills and competencies required to responsibly face these new challenges. With more than 400 teaching hours, an internship lasting around 320-480 hours at leading organizations in energy and sustainability, integrated with workshops, field projects, executive seminars and company presentations, MSM is ideally suited to train talented professionals from a variety of disciplines and previous work experiences.

4. International Alumni network.

You will be able to join an international network of over 600 alumni who studied sustainability at Bocconi University over the years and who have become leaders in their field. Upon graduation, you will also be able to join the sustainability and energy group within the Bocconi Alumni Community

5. A network of relevant partnerships.

SDA Bocconi has built over the years a large number of partnerships with leading international organizations in the field of sustainability and energy at large. Such partnerships span from recruitment of our graduates to cooperation on research studies and advisory activities.

6. Top guest speakers.

Throughout the program, you will have the unique opportunity to attend executive seminars being delivered by top executives from leading international organizations. You will have the opportunity to directly interact with them, learn about best practices and how these leaders managed to turn sustainability challenges into opportunities.

Scholarships and Tuition Waivers

“There is a broad consensus that sustainability must become a priority in all decision-making processes within governments, corporations, and institutions at large. Such a widespread consensus is due to the overwhelming evidence that achieving a more sustainable economy and society is the only target which would enable humanity to adequately manage current and future global challenges, starting from the biggest challenge of all, climate change. The Master in Sustainability Management provides a unique opportunity to learn from and engage with professionals, academics and innovators who have worked on these issues for over twenty years and are at the frontier in their field.”

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Matteo Giacomo Di Castelnuovo
Program Director

“All companies are urged to embrace sustainable principles, ensuring value for the social community while minimizing their environmental impact. Addressing the need for sustainability requires the ability to promote a profound transformation of companies, which in turns is based on the ability to integrate different skills and competencies. The integration of sustainability into the organizations is a journey that requires a shift toward multiple approaches. Sustainability is one of the major challenges businesses face in today’s world.”

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Francesco Perrini
Academic Director

Meet MSM

Upcoming face-to-face meetings
Jul 2024 08:30 - 09:30 | LOCAL TIME
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Aug 2024 09:00 - 18:00 | LOCAL TIME
Orientation Meetings - Mexico City
Language ENGLISH
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Upcoming online sessions
Sep 2024 18:00 - 19:00 | CEST
Sustainability talks: MSM mobility partners
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Personalized Orientation

MSM is a challenge to be taken on with a strong dedication. The director and his team will be happy to arrange an individual orientation meeting at school to answer your questions and give you personalized advice. We can also do this by phone or remotely. 

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


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Next Steps

13 Jan 2025
Application Deadline
Feb 2025
Pre Course Warm Up
17 Mar 2025
Program Start
Mar 2026
Program End

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