Master of Management in Food & Beverage
The strongest commitment of the Master of Management in Food & Beverage is to combine a significant foundation and methodology of management with business skills and a deeper knowledge in relation to the Food & Beverage industries as well as food service and hospitality business.
The specialized experience of Faculty, partners and guest-speakers from the Food & Beverage business community, together with the Italian culture and tradition make this objective uniquely achievable.
In today's Food & Beverage industries, it is increasingly important to have a strong managerial approach and a well-developed entrepreneurial sensitivity to fulfill crucial positions, such as Brand & Product Manager, Export/ Import Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Communications Manager, Area Manager and Marketing Manager Product and Business Developer, just to name a few.
The MFB Faculty will exploit the techniques and methods of SDA Bocconi guiding you through a path of personal and professional development. They will communicate the uncompromising culture of Italian excellence and the value associated with this, combined with a business and managerial approach in order to examine in detail the industry’s leading companies.
The Master of Management in Food & Beverage benefits from the participation of executives and top managers from more than 50 companies in F&B production and distribution, as well as food service and hospitality business, both from large multinational (such as: Barilla, Campari, Ferrero, Nestlé, McDonald's, Kraft, Lactalis, Mars, Danone, The Coca-Cola Company, Diageo, Parmalat, PepsiCo, Intercontinental Hotels Group, Starwood Hotels, Accor Group, Four Seasons, Autogrill) and top fine companies (Illy caffè, Venchi, Antinori, Marchesi de' Frescobaldi, Eataly, Grom, etc).
In addition the program benefits from the collaboration of Industry leaders recognized worldwide, such as The University of Gastronomic Science, ALMA - The International School of Italian Cuisine, Altagamma, oriGIn - Organization for an International Geographical Indications Network, Consorzio del Prosciutto San Daniele, Consorzio del Parmigiano Reggiano, Università del Caffè, A.I.S. - Italian Association of Sommeliers and A.S.P.I. - Italian Association of Professional Sommellerie.
They enrich the Master of Management in Food & Beverage with inspiring and unique experiences about excellent products, culture, know-how and heritage.
These courses are recommended for those who do not have a strong academic foundation in economics and management. They are designed to allow all participants to begin the program at the required common level of understanding of basic methods & concepts that will be applied
The main themes are:
* Introduction to Business
* Quantitative Methods
* Business Modelling
* Performance Management
* Planning & Control
* Supply Chain Management
* Growth & Internationalization
* Business Planning
* Brand Management and Communication
* New products development
* Retail & Sales Management
* Family Business & Corporate Governance
* Service Management: dedicated to the Ho.Re.Ca. (Hotel, Restaurant and Cafeteria) industries
* Product Management: to strengthen the knowledge of different aspects related to the product
Start Date: 23st January 2013
Candidates are carefully selected on the basis of an extensive review of
* Talents & Characteristics
* Formal pre-requisites:
o Degree in any discipline
o At least 1 year of real work experience
o TOEFL or IELTS test results
o GMAT is not mandatory, but it is considered a distinctive characteristic
Individual characteristics as well as personal interests are fundamental to give us an idea of who you are as a person: involvement, enthusiasm, flexibility, motivation and focus are all factors in selecting a candidate
Tuition & Financial Aid
Tuition In-State Full Time:
Financial Aid Offered: No