|Study Guide to Masters and Bachelors Degree Courses|
Master of Public Administration (MPA)|
SDA Bocconi School of Management
|Address||Via Bocconi, 8 - 20136 Milano, Italy|
|Tel. No.||+39 02 5836 3176|
|Fax No.||+39 02 5836 3272|
|Web address||Master of Public Administration website|
|Course||Master of Public Administration|
|Type of course||Full-time|
|Length of course||12 months|
|Date of commencement||5 October 2015|
|Application deadline||16 May 2016|
|Class size||Max 40|
|Financial assistance|| The School assists candidates with their search for funds by placing at their disposal the documentation required for loan applications. In particular, Bocconi facilitates opportunities for low-interest loans available to admitted students, thanks to agreements with some partner banks. |
Furthermore the University provides international students with information about possible sources for financing in several countries
|Student profile||The MPA program is primarily designed for international, post-graduate students and working professionals coming from all over the world, fluent in English and between 25 and 35 years of age.|
Applicants should have: |
• University Degree in any discipline.
• International profile with at least two years professional experience.
• Fluency in English (TOEFL, IELTS, PTE or CPE).
• GRE/GMAT or SDA Test.
|Course director|| Greta Nasi|
Director of the Public Management and Policy Departement
|Contact details for application|| SDA Bocconi Masters Division |
Recruiting and Admissions Service - MPA
Via Balilla 18, 20136 Milan - Italy
Tel +39 02 5836 3176
Fax +39 02 5836 3272
Smart solutions to public challenges.
The Master of Public Administration (MPA) offered by SDA Bocconi School of Management is a one-year full-time program taught in English to students from around the world.
The MPA helps international students develop specialized knowledge and personal qualities for professional work in the public sector and associated institutions both locally and globally.
State-of-the-art scientific background, actionable knowledge, professionalism and openness to diversity make the MPA a unique, once-in-a-life learning experience for future managers of public interests.
The MPA is designed for students who are looking for solid public management tools and want to pursue a managerial career in governmental and non-governmental organizations, international institutions, as well as private businesses working with the public sector.
MPA is the Master for you if
October 2015 - April 2016
The sequence of Core Courses and Seminars take place in 3 Terms from October to April: Fall Term (October - December), Winter Term (January - February), Spring Term (March - April).
The MPA program is organized around three cornerstones, which represent the competence required of a global manager.
Managing and Innovating
Specific attention is given to the ability of the decision making process and competitiveness useful to management and innovation in administration affairs.
Measuring and Evaluating
Leading People and Processes
Modern managers succeed because of their competences and also because of their soft skills and values. The ability to communicate, manage teams and projects, comply with rules, regulations and social norms are all fundamental elements that complement the competence sphere and that are covered by this sequence of seminars. The values that inspire a manager are also a crucial element in the development of Public fields.
The leading School of Management in Italy and the only Italian School present in all of the most important International rankings (Financial Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Economist, Forbes), SDA Bocconi has established itself as a European leader in higher education.
SDA Bocconi School of Management is part of UniversitÓ Bocconi, the first Italian University to grant a degree in economics. For over a century, Bocconi has played a leading role in Italy’s social and economic modernization.
SDA Bocconi has been engaged in the promotion and organization of executive education since 1971, with an International approach. The School’s vision of empowering life through knowledge and imagination lies behind its program offerings: Executive Education Open and Custom Programs, MBA and Master Programs, for the development of individuals, companies, institutions and economic systems.
Choosing SDA Bocconi and coming to Milano means choosing a vibrant environment, the entrepreneurial, financial and industrialized center of Italy, a doorway to Europe. In short, a wealth of international contacts and opportunities.
And Milano, of course, is culture, fashion, design, food and the art of living.
11th MBA in Europe - FT Global MBA Rankings 2014 (+3)
31st MBA Worldwide - FT Global MBA Rankings 2014 (+8)
8th BS in Europe - FT European B-Schools Rankings 2013 (+3)
28th BS in Europe - FT Executive MBA Rankings 2013 (+7)
10th BS in Europe, 19th Worldwide - FT Executive Education Rankings 2013 (+7)
8th BS in Europe, 15th Worldwide - FT Custom Education Rankings 2013 (+8)
14th MBA in Europe, 47th MBA Worldwide - Which MBA, The Economist 2013 (+23)
6th MBA in Europe - QS TopMBA Global 200 Business Schools Report 2013 (+1)
3rd MBA Program outside US - Forbes 2013 (+1)
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