Bologna Business School

Introduction
BBS

BBS (est. in 2000) is the business school of the University of Bologna (est. A.D. 1088). BBS ranks among the most innovative business schools in Europe and is one of the most reputable institutions in Italy. Interdisciplinary outlook, industry integration and internationalization are the key pillars of the school’s philosophy, which aims to provide students with the appropriate skills in order to face an ever changing and complex economic landscape with confidence, knowledge and motivation to succeed.

Bologna Business School's Headquarters is located at Villa Guastavillani, a Renaissance building from the 16th century located on the Bolognese hills, less than ten minutes from the city center. Here history, technology, and tradition live together in beautiful and natural framework. Bologna is a lively city located in the heart of Italy – 30 minutes away from Florence, one hour from Milan, two hours from Rome and Venice – in Emilia-Romagna, one of the richest regions in Europe.

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BBS offers a 360° academic and ”real world” educational experience, including full-time master degrees (in English and Italian), and part-time masters and short-term programs for executives and professionals. The School cooperates with industry-leading companies, providing them with outstanding managers and high quality and tailor-made programs. Issues of medium sized companies and “Made in Italy” industries are given special attention through research and focused projects.

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The BBS community is a family made of students, alumni, faculties, managers and an extensive business network of over 500 national and international companies. Students, more than 600 every year, come from all over the world and from diverse academic and professional backgrounds. BBS Faculty involves more than 300 national and international lecturers, academics as well as executives and consultants.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

MBA

MBA Corporate Finance

Campus Full time 12 months October 2017 Italy Bologna

The MBA in Corporate Finance is aimed at providing the educational opportunity to create managers who can successfully operate in small and medium-sized enterprises and enable them to compete in an ever more globalized business environment. [+]

The MBA in Corporate Finance is aimed at providing the educational opportunity to create managers who can successfully operate in small and medium-sized enterprises and enable them to compete in an ever more globalized business environment. Managers with our MBA background can give a long-term view along with the latest management knowledge as well as the capabilities to interact effectively with advanced banking systems. Participants will gain all the knowledge, competence, and strategic thinking needed to improve their international career in the financial sector thanks to a unique opportunity to combine knowledge, analytical approach and problem-solving skills. In the continuously evolving environment of the financial industry, it is increasingly important to possess the specific know-how and become acquainted with the best practices of the field. Now, more than ever, big corporations as well as small-sized enterprises require outstanding professionals who are effective at the international level. The Global MBA in Corporate Finance is a 12 month full-time program, taught entirely in English. This program is dedicated to students who already have a solid working background. During the first term, class activities will focus on general management, while starting from the second term, participants will study specialized subjects regarding the Corporate Finance sector. The program is complete when students complete a 500 hour internship. The internship will help students to improve their problem solving skills, apply their newly developed knowledge as well as give them the opportunity to face actual situations that arise within the business world. Our programs provide an... [-]

MBA Design, Fashion and Luxury Goods

Campus Full time 12 months October 2017 Italy Bologna

The MBA in Design, Fashion and Luxury Goods concentration offers a unique opportunity to blend theory with experience thanks to the exclusive expertise of the most successful Italian companies in these sectors. [+]

The MBA in Design, Fashion and Luxury Goods concentration offers a unique opportunity to blend theory with experience thanks to the exclusive expertise of the most successful Italian companies in these sectors. Attending this program participants will be trained to become talented successful mangers for these leading companies. Students will be able to experience first-hand the specific knowledge that Italy has developed in these fields joining creativity, style and unique managerial skills. The “Made in Italy” brand has become a synonym for luxury and high quality. The success obtained by Italian companies dedicated to fashion and design has its roots in an incomparable tradition within this sector. The MBA in Design, Fashion and Luxury Goods keeps the pace with an ever evolving market, which has maintained a strong bond with the past. The Global MBA in Design, Fashion and Luxury Goods is a 12 month full-time program, taught entirely in English. This program is dedicated to students who already have a solid working background. During the first term, class activities will focus on general management, while starting from the second term, participants will study specialized subjects regarding Design, Fashion and Luxury Goods. The program is complete when students complete a 500 hour internship. The internship will help students to improve their problem solving skills, apply their newly developed knowledge as well as give them the opportunity to face actual situations that arise within the business world. Our programs provide an exciting and fulfilling learning experience by offering optimal class sizes,... [-]

MBA Food and Wine

Campus Full time 12 months October 2017 Italy Bologna

The MBA in Food and Wine is focused on the exclusive knowledge of the most successful Italian enterprises in the gastronomy and enology sector. [+]

Taking Italian Excellence Global The MBA in Food and Wine is focused on the exclusive knowledge of the most successful Italian enterprises in the gastronomy and enology sector. This program will help students to develop their managerial skills, focusing on the expanding food & beverage sector. Participants will have the chance to learn what has made the Italian agribusiness the excellence that the world envies us, directly from the experience of entrepreneurs, managers, top-star chefs, opinion leaders working in food and beverage. Italian food is famous all around the world because of their high-standards and traditions. The increasing interest of the international market towards high quality product lead to an expansion of this sector. Bologna, declared “the City of Food”, enjoys a great experience and exposure in the field of culinary arts and, at the same time, its region Emilia Romagna, boasts high quality productions in the agribusiness sector, known worldwide. During the last few years, precisely in Bologna and in the Emilia Romagna region, many projects have been developed, aimed at spreading Italian tradition. The Global MBA in Food and Wine is a 12 month full-time program, taught entirely in English. This program is dedicated to students who already have a solid working background. During the first term, class activities will focus on general management, while starting from the second term, participants will study specialized subjects regarding Food and Wine. The program is complete when students complete a 500 hour internship. The internship will help students to improve their... [-]

MBA Green Energy and Sustainable Businesses

Campus Full time 12 months October 2017 Italy Bologna

The MBA in Green Energy and Sustainable Businesses boasts a team of professors coming from all around the world: Israel, Denmark, India, Canada, U.S.A. and France. A program that tackles those hot topics that leading Companies can no longer afford to ignore. [+]

The MBA in Green Energy and Sustainable Businesses boasts a team of professors coming from all around the world: Israel, Denmark, India, Canada, U.S.A. and France. A program that tackles those hot topics that leading Companies can no longer afford to ignore. Participants will be engaged in a stimulating learning experience where people with strong environmental and social values integrate the development of entrepreneurial and corporate venturing skills with the building of critical thinking and leadership competences. Sustainable development, environmental impact management, social entrepreneurship, and business ethics are issues gaining extraordinary attention among companies worldwide. The next generation of business leaders must be ready to manage company performances and strategies in this changing environment. The MBA Green Energy and Sustainable Businesses is designed to seek solutions that successfully address the triple bottom line: financial viability, ecological sustainability, and social equity. The MBA in Green Energy and Sustainable Businesses is a 12 month full-time program, taught entirely in English. It is dedicated to students who already have a solid working background. A 500 hour internship will help students to improve their problem solving skills, giving them the opportunity to face actual situations that normally arise within the business world. During the first term, class activities will focus on general management, while starting from the second term, participants will study subjects specific to this sector. The correct balance between the number of students for each professor represents a very positive aspect that facilitates the learning process. With the Patronage of the Ministry... [-]

MBA Innovation Management

Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Italy Bologna

Innovation and entrepreneurial skills are increasingly becoming fundamental requirements for the success of a business today. The MBA in Innovation Management enhances both aspects, shaping managers and entrepreneurs capable of creating value and making the difference. All of which is made possible by strong relationships with a unique regional environment, formed by enterprises operating in advanced... [+]

Innovation and entrepreneurial skills are increasingly becoming fundamental requirements for the success of a business today. The MBA in Innovation Management/Mechanics & Automation enhances both aspects, shaping managers and entrepreneurs capable of creating value and making the difference. All of which is made possible by strong relationships with a unique regional environment, formed by enterprises operating in advanced mechanics, in industrial automation and manufacturing. Bologna Business School draws upon the strength of the Emilia Romagna region, a longstanding national and international leader in the field, providing participants with a direct channel to experts, scholars and business leaders whom are all actively working towards bringing the future closer. Innovation requires the creativity and commitment of an entire organization with managers who are capable of mastering the borderless nature of Innovation Management and guide it expertly. To complement our regional leaders is an international faculty and a class with participants of over 30 nationalities. The Global MBA in Mechanics and Automation is a 12 month full-time program, taught entirely in English. This program is dedicated to students who already have a solid working background. During the first term, class activities will focus on general management, while starting from the second term, participants will study specialized subjects regarding Mechanics and Automation. The program is complete when students complete a 500 hour internship. The internship will help students to improve their problem solving skills, apply their newly developed knowledge as well as give them the opportunity to face actual situations that arise within the... [-]

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Contact

Bologna Business School BBS

Address Via degli Scalini
Bologna, Italia
Website http://www.bbs.unibo.it/
Phone +39 051 209 0111