Education for the higher educated

Evening Executive MBA

SDA Bocconi School of Management

  • Description
  • Overview


The Evening Executive MBA (Master of Business Administration) is an intensive 20-month general management program in Italian, designed for high-achieving executives who wish to gain the necessary skills to progress rapidly in their career to pursue a wide range of opportunities. Classes are run in the evening to fit around work commitments, with some additional weekends.

The Evening EMBA balances theory and practice through a combination of lectures, case studies, group projects, experiential activities and simulations. The emphasis of the program is on the consolidation of managerial skills that will enable participants to operate competently and confidently in any area of their organization at a senior level.

It also encourages students to participate in class discussions and stimulates the exchange of ideas and experiences among professionals from a variety of backgrounds and industry sectors.

Ideal candidate profile

  • University Degree (in any subject)
  • At least 5-6 years of work exeperience
  • Strong motivation
  • High-level potentialities for development


20-month evening program, in Italian, starting in November 2014, with Online Tutorials starting from September.

3 evenings per week + some weekends (approximately 20 daytime sessions) + about 60 distance learning sessions.

How you can benefit

The Evening Executive MBA prepares you to operate successfully within ever changing and increasingly complex business scenarios.

The program provides you with the right skills to manage the opportunities and challenges that come with such changes, as well as with growth and innovation.

Studying in the SDA Bocconi EMBAS while working full-time means that you will be able to immediately apply techniques, approaches and frameworks learned in class to your work environment. Also, sharing knowledge and experiences with other professionals from different areas of business allows you to develop a strong network of contacts, exposes you to an extraordinary breadth of knowledge and provides a reliable sounding board for your ideas.

How your organization can benefit

From the very beginning, participants visibly improve their performance in the workplace. This could be by bringing in new ideas, best practices, approaches and frameworks, or by displaying a more confident approach to decision-making, communication and strategic thinking. As a result, Evening EMBA students may experience quicker progression towards positions of greater responsibility within the organization.
Finally, sponsoring organizations have the opportunity to partner with the School on a number of activities that are part of the EMBAS curriculum.

Level University
Form Full-time
Incompany No
Open enrolment Yes
Lead time 20 months
Location Milan, Italy
Type MBA (Master of Business Administration)
Costs (indication) No entry
Class location type At the institute
Titles MBA (Master of Business Administration)
Required language skills Italian
Start month November
Country Italy
Maximum number of participants 50
Completion Diploma