Mumbai, Oct 23, 2012: MISB Bocconi, leading international School of Business located in Mumbai, launched two major corporate connect initiatives today - Executive Education and Center of Excellence for Insurance. The Ambassador of Italy, Mr H.E. Giacomo Sanfelice di Monteforte addressed the occasion on October 23, 2012 at the opening ceremony of MISB Bocconi campus, situated at Powai.
Identifying India as a place of crucial importance, Mr H.E Giacomo Sanfelice di Monteforte said, “Launch of MISB Bocconi is an important step towards the Indo-Italian relations. The Universitia Bocconi has been the top ranked University across Italy and Europe.” Talking about India’s growing economy, Mr H.E Giacomo Sanfelice di Monteforte said, “Indian economy and its trade affairs have been growing at a rapid scale. India has a promising and growing market. It has a special connect between education, learning & its growing businesses” Further the Ambassador of Italy wished the students of MISB Bocconi to excel in the challenging environment.
The event was graced by high-level delegation from Bocconi, Milan including Prof Andrea Sironi, Rector of Universita Bocconi, Prof Alberto Grando, Dean of SDA Bocconi School of Management, Prof Stefano Caselli, Academic Director MISB Bocconi and Vice-Rector for International Affairs of Universita Bocconi, Mr Bruno Pavesi CEO of Universita Bocconi, and Mr Alessandro Giuliani, Managing Director of MISB Bocconi.
Andrea Sironi, who’s leading the Academia at overall Bocconi University, said “The DNA of Bocconi is to have a deep and meaningful contact with the corporate sector. We enable this through high-quality research, developed and applied in various industries. The Centres of Excellence at MISB enable us to connect with the heart of industry issues”. Going forward, MISB Bocconi would launch Centres of Excellence in Retail, Banking, Family Business and Marketing.
CEO of Bocconi University, Mr. Bruno Pavesi said on the occasion “For Bocconi establishing MISB Bocconi in Mumbai has been a huge step forward. We continue our commitment to corporate sector with the launch of Executive Programs in India, enriching the fine Indian managers with our in-depth knowledge in business management”. “Bocconi’s expertise in Executive Education ranges from relevant areas like Family Business, Banking, Finance, Insurance to highly specialized areas like management of Luxury Business and Fine Foods & Beverage” echoes Alberto Grando.
Universita Bocconi launched its Indian presence with MISB Bocconi earlier this year with a state of the art campus in Hiranandani, Powai, an elegant business district in the heart of Mumbai. Finest international professors from Bocconi Milan teach and inspire the highly motivated class of students. MISB Bocconi is the first of its kind full-fledged campus of a major, top-ranked international business school in the country.
Students get an opportunity to study at the Milan campus of Bocconi for a full semester, as well attend Campus Abroad programs in the summer, held in association with the finest management schools across the world. The modern and fully equipped campus complements the vision of MISB Bocconi to become a top-ranked School in the country delivering high quality international education and global exposure to its students.
Università Bocconi, Italy’s first economics university, was founded in 1902 by entrepreneur Ferdinando Bocconi, a man who understood the value of innovation and the importance of thinking beyond borders. Thanks to ongoing respect for these same tenets, over a century later Università Bocconi stands as one of the top European institutions of higher learning and research in the fields of management, economics and law.
Bocconi is constantly striving to combine a strong theoretical background with real world applications, and to attract the best and the most talented students who may become future business leaders. www.unibocconi.eu
SDA Bocconi School of Management
SDA Bocconi is the leading School of Management in Italy and also stands among the top-ranked European Institutions. Founded in 1971, with its 40-year experience in management education, SDA Bocconi is engaged in the promotion and organization of executive education, 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. Being part of the Bocconi world implies entering into a unique community of faculty, staff and students who share intellectual curiosity, the ability to innovate and the quest for excellence.
In 2011 SDA Bocconi ranked 7th in Europe in the Financial Times European Business school ranking while its MBA program placed 10th in Europe and 28th worldwide. www.sdabocconi.it/en/
MISB Bocconi is a leading International Business School based in Mumbai, granting post graduate education to meet the career aspirations of top students and the needs of a changing global environment. MISB Bocconi provides its students the tools and opportunities to develop their personality, employability and entrepreneurial expertise and equips them with cutting edge skills to meet the needs of the employment sector. MISB Bocconi ensures industry interaction, practical experience, intensive academic training, an international outlook and projects which prepare students for jobs and entrepreneurship. www.misbbocconi.com
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