Earn a Full-time MBA in 11 Months to One Year.
As an MBA student, you’ll have the opportunity to earn an international MBA degree from the top-ranked, AACSB-accredited University of Iowa Tippie College of Business, and study on two continents along the way.
Our Full-time and Part-time MBA Programs begin on our Paderno del Grappa campus where you’ll be immersed in coursework and seminars including topics such as economics, human resources, new venture development, global marketing, production and operations, and leadership and personal development. Our graduating MBA students travel to the University of Iowa for the final month to complete a real-world business simulation course, get an inside look at American companies, and receive their degree at a formal University of Iowa Tippie College of Business graduation ceremony.
CIMBA’s Educational Philosophy: Knowledge, Process, Behavior
Our Leadership Institute is designed to support CIMBA’s educational philosophy which includes the pillars of knowledge, process, and behavior. This philosophy helps you develop skills to turn ideas into practical innovations and to effectively manage and lead others to higher levels of performance.
It also gives you access to one of the most comprehensive, highly personalized coaching programs in the U.S. and abroad. Students have one-on-one sessions with coaches who help them explore issues such as managing daily stress and conflict, developing better social skills, adapting to social transitions, and more. Our MBA students also have the opportunity to learn basic coaching skills such as giving and receiving feedback, asking powerful questions, active listening, listening for potential in others, and being a facilitator.
The cost to attend our Full-time MBA program is far below that of other prestigious private Italy and Europe-based MBA programs. Current students and alumni have access to comprehensive career services resources at the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business, which includes personal job search support, job postings, alumni and business connections, and more.
Earn an MBA in Italy in Less Than a Year
Unique Full-time MBA Program allows you to study in Italy and the United States while you earn an international MBA degree in 11 months. This dynamic and accelerated program is known for high-quality courses backed by accreditation from the top-ranked University of Iowa Tippie College of Business. Courses are taught in English by top U.S. and European professors, and, upon completion, you’ll earn an internationally recognized degree from the University of Iowa.
Our Full-time MBA Program is designed to help you develop core MBA competencies while reducing the cost and time related to investing in your future. Many MBA programs take two years to complete, requiring students to step out of the workforce for longer and pay more in tuition. At CIMBA, you can complete your degree in less than a year, while being immersed in managerial economics, human resources, new venture development, global marketing strategies, production and operations, leadership and personal development, and more.
As a full-time MBA student, you’ll begin your studies on our Paderno del Grappa campus in northern Italy. While you’re here, you’ll take classes and network with our part-time MBA students (most of who live and work in Italy and Europe). You’ll also apply what you learn in the classroom to the real world of management through group activities, guest speakers, company tours, and more. Leaders from northern Italy’s small entrepreneurial businesses and multinational companies, as well as CIMBA alumni, are frequent guest speakers in our MBA classrooms. Many of these leaders and alumni also recruit CIMBA students to participate in consulting projects, and for internships and full-time positions.
The Full-time MBA Program runs from September through July. During the final month, you’ll travel to the University of Iowa in the U.S. to complete a real-world business simulation course that incorporates all aspects of your MBA studies. While you’re there, you’ll get an inside look at American companies, participate in a formal graduation ceremony, and receive your degree from the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business.
Earn a Part-time MBA in Italy
Offers a unique and convenient two-year Part-time MBA Program on our campus in Paderno del Grappa that features a high-quality American education backed by accreditation from the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business. Courses are taught in English by U.S. and European professors. Upon completion, students earn an MBA degree from the University of Iowa that is internationally recognized.
CIMBA’s Part-time MBA Program is held on weekends and is designed to help you develop core MBA competencies, such as managerial, leadership and personal development skills that you can apply in your workplace during the week. The days are long and exciting, replicating the intense and demanding world of business. You’ll be immersed in accounting, economics, management in organizations, financial management, special seminars, leadership and personal development, and more.
You will begin your studies on our Paderno del Grappa campus in Northern Italy, where you’ll apply what you learn in the classroom to the real world of management through group activities, guest speakers, and more. In the final month of your second year, you’ll travel to the University of Iowa in the U.S. to complete a real-world business simulation course that incorporates all aspects of your MBA studies. While there, you will get an inside look at American companies and receive your degree from the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business at a formal graduation ceremony.
About the School
For two decades, CIMBA has educated students from 50-plus countries and is proud to have more than 10,000 alumni living and working around the world.