MBA Part-time (Evening)

MANAGE COMPLEXITY

The Evening Part-time Business Administration Master’s course provides the necessary tools and skills for top management positions. Managers who intend to lead companies active on international markets nowadays must operate in a flexible way, combining managerial technique and entrepreneurial creativity. With this target in mind, the course is based on managerial tools and methods that are directly applicable to the strengthening of people leadership and the improvement of corporate processes. The evening Part-time Business Administration Master’s course is an experience that can accelerate the managerial growth, both for those interested in transforming their experience in technical areas and those aiming at top positions in their function. For businesses, choosing this type of training means enhancing their best resources’ talents, granting them an awareness-based growth. The program features 11 courses on management crucial topics, divided into 78 classroom activities and 42 weeks of study on the e-learning platform, for 12 months. The educational approach, which combines academic education with the debate of real case studies, is practice-oriented and envisages Focus Sessions centered on: Business Sustainability, as a tool aimed at competing in global markets; Business Plan, to learn a complete strategy to launch a new activity; Business Game, interactive simulations on corporate management.

Tomorrow’s leaders must be ready for many different challenges. Book an interview with the course’s Director: we’ll start dealing with them together.

THE MASTER IS AN INVESTMENT. THE LOAN IS THE WAY TO FUND IT.


Nicola Tomesani

Nicola Tomesani

Director of Studies
nicola.tomesani@unibo.it

" The market requires today's managers to have management skills and at the same time ideas for the development of the business. This Master provides the tools to help you grow and deal effectively with this context. "

FROM LAST EDITIONS

AGE

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

  • 34

    AVERAGE AGE

  • 6/7 years

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Alumni

Elisa Montagno Cappuccinello

Marketing Manager, AEPI Group
MBA Part-time Serale (Ed. 2018/2019)

"The MBA is a learning path of excellence that gave me a cross-cutting vision of business, with a strategic perspective based on innovation and digital transformation. It is an experience that enriches you with content and values."

Sara Caffino

Key Account Representative, Adidas Group
MBA Part-time Serale (Ed. 2018/2019)

"Collaboration, commitment, open-mindedness. These are the 3 fundamental aspects of the MBA, an experience that I would recommend to anyone who wants to deepen his knowledge of company management at 360 degrees."

Emanuele Vallone

Entrepreneur, Victoria&Partners
MBA Part-time Evening (Ed. 2017/2018)

"Effective and crucial: a unique occasion to develop my managerial skills."

Priscilla Natale

Senior Specialist Investment Consultant, Unicredit
MBA Part-time Evening (Ed. 2017/2018)

"Fully immersed in a stimulating context that favored the exchange of views, I was able acquire the fundamental tools for managerial leadership."

Andrea Puggioli

New Business Account Manager & New Markets Project Leader, Pitney Bowes
MBA Part-time Evening (Ed. 2017/2018)

"Stimulating, professional and highly educational. The Master allowed me to widen, implement and update the necessary knowledge to manage my business."

Marco Bernardini

Product Development Engineer, Automobili Lamborghini
MBA Part-time Evening (Ed. 2017/2018)

"An excellent opportunity for network creation and professional growth."

Caterina Buffa

Sales & Effectiveness Manager DepuySynthes Orthopedics, Johnson & Johnson Medical
MBA Part-time Evening (Ed. 2016/2017)

"The Master's helped acquire a clearer and more exhaustive corporate view, improving and extending my skills on general management."

Paolo Lazzarini

Chief Architect, pl_architects
MBA Part-time Evening (Ed. 2016/2017)

"The Evening Formula is the best solution for those who don't wish to give up their job but still have the desire to extend their skills."

Orsola Cavina

Senior Manager - Sourcing and Manufacturing, Ralph Lauren Sourcing Italy
MBA Part-time Evening (Ed. 2016/2017)

"A full immersion in a world of further education and sharing aiming at professional updating and progress without neglecting human relationships."

Antonio Carassiti

Shipping Coordinator, Tetra Pak
MBA Part-time Evening (Ed. 2016/2017)

"The Evening Part-time Master's allowed me to acquire new managerial skills, essential for my professional growth."

Marco Canevese

Project Leader, Motori Minarelli
MBA Part-time Evening (Ed. 2015/2016)

"The Master's allowed me to expand my knowledge on all corporate functions and proved to be essential to develop from a develop from a professional point of view, especially for those who have a purely technical background."

Daniele Gradellini

Operation Manager, Snap-On Equipment
MBA Part-time Evening (Ed. 2015/2016)

"The Master's greatly stimulates reflection and explorations on the working activity. The evening attendance is perfect to combine both professional and family life."

Nicholas Montemaggi

Director of Marketing, iAmbassador
MBA Part-time Evening (Ed. 2014/2015)

"Part-Time MBA (Evening) provides an overview on the managerial world and allows acquiring quickly knowledge and tools to be applied straight away in one's own working environment."

Federica Ragusa

Sales Account, Teamsystem
MBA Part-time Evening (Ed. 2014/2015)

"The Evening Part-time MBA of Bologna Business School is the ideal solution for those who work but still want to grow professionally."

Riccardo Zanoni

Personal Banker, Deutsche Bank
MBA Part-time Evening (Ed. 2013/2014)

"The Evening Part-time MBA is a unique experience: a journey rich both personally and professionally, that allows you to balance your work and educational growth."

Michela Andreoli

Project Manager, NoGap Progetti
MBA Part-time Evening (Ed. I)

"The Evening Part-time MBA, allows you to quickly acquire skills in management, it is also the ideal solution for professionals who want to start their own business."

Networking

The Evening MBA is a Master made ​​of people, in which you create formal and informal opportunities for discussion to facilitate the exchange of ideas and experiences among the participants.

Networking develops between students of the same class, between participants and lecturers, as well as with students from other courses or previous editions of the same Master.

COMPANIES

Many companies have chosen the Evening MBA as the best route to enhance their talents, because it completes their managerial vision and greatly improves their performance in the company.

In recent editions among other partners, we also worked with:

Aeroporto G. Marconi Comer Industries Finsoft Grandi Salumifici Italiani Hera Trading Siro Foods Teamsystem VarGroup Yoox RCM Materie Plastiche Cotti CEL Components Snap-On Pastore e Lombardi Eurofins Pivetti Opem SanitekLa Fotocromo EmilianaCEDAC Software


Community

Once the Master’s course has been completed, it is possible to join the activities dedicated to the Community in order to further increase one’s own network.

Furthermore, meetings (speed dates) are periodically organized with headhunters, managers and entrepreneurs who are interested in meeting the Alumni of the School in order to exchange ideas and obtain helpful information for one’s own path of professional development/career.

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Structure

The Evening MBA lasts 12 months and is divided into 11 core courses and 9 keynote speeches adding up to a total of 78 lectures. Each course is divided into four weekly modules at least, each of which includes approximately 6 evening meetings in the classroom (twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3.5 hours each, from 6.30pm to 10pm), and a study on the online platform monitored by teacher of the course.

The last week of study will include the final exam of the course, a case-study to assess the level of learning and the ability to apply the tools learned in practice. In addition to these lectures, there is a Warm Up session held at the beginning of the Master (evening session lasting 3.5 hrs), one at the end of the Master  (on Saturday for the whole day) during which the final Business Game is performed, as well as other Focus Sessions centered on Business Sustainability and Business Plan.

MACROECONOMICS CRASH COURSE
An optional online module that combines theory with practice taking inspiration from daily events. The course will deal with leading economics topics, continuously providing food for thought on the economic changes in the world.

FOCUS SESSIONS: 

BUSINESS SUSTAINABILITY
Sessions focused on Corporate Social Responsibility, considered one of the key tools to achieve a more competitive business.

BUSINESS PLAN

Activity to learn how to organize a complete strategy for the launch of a new activity. The target is to prepare a Business Plan: by working in small groups, participants have the opportunity to apply their experience and business education in a project with a practical approach, aimed at understanding the structure and the content of a business plan, at preparing their business plan and at training to critical assessment of business plans.

BUSINESS GAME

Interactive final simulation in which participants, divided into teams, apply the concepts and the tools they learned during the Master, in order to test the management of a business in a highly competitive environment.

COURSES

Techniques of cost management and cost modeling: from cutting costs to cost management. Strategic analysis of the costs: activities, costs and cost drivers. Strategic and operational activity-based Cost Management. The value of assets and profit potential: Cost and Value Alignment. Cost management in the Value System and the network. Target Costing and Process Cost Mapping. Analysis of the costs of unused capacity.



The seminar aims to present the main tools used to analyze the financial statements of a company by reclassification and indexes.



Main tools to assess business investment decisions; determination of company capital cost; optimization of the financial structure decisions; assessment of businesses; functioning of the main means to raise risk capital; identification of the main corporate governance relationships and related consequences on the actual corporate goals; main sources of financial risks and use of derivative instruments to cover them.



The Optimal Financial Structure: one of the key elements of Corporate Finance, and is aimed at identifying the optimal financial structure of the company, or how much a company should borrow and which debt ratio maximizes its value.

The Creativity and Innovation course focuses on the transformations that have occurred in our society determined by technological developments, which necessarily require generating innovative ideas. Taking inspiration from great thinkers of the past, the discussion will revolve around the theory underlying creative thinking mechanisms, to then get to a general model that can be used in practice, the DIMAI model (Drive, Information, Movement, Assessment, Implementation). Subsequently, the different stages of the DIMAI model shall be used for individual and group experiences, with applications on real cases. The course will end with a discussion on the social and organizational aspects of creativity.



The strategies of digital governance. Performance management analytics. Software selection. CRM systems: selection and management. IT outsourcing: strategies and implementation. Big data and business opportunities. Mobile: strategies and implementation.



The strategies in a multi-local context. The definition of thepotentialandthescreeningof foreign markets.Theinput actions. The actionsof consolidation.The management and staffin overseas markets. Cross-cultural management. The managementof negotiations in a foreign context.



Innovation management in multi-local companies



An effective marketing strategy requires a deep understanding of the mechanisms that regulate the perception of value for the customer. The course explores the processes related to the articulation of marketing plans in different contexts and environmental sectors. Market orientation; segmentation and positioning; product development; pricing and management of distribution policies. Integrated communication.



Value creation and definition of the structural characteristics of the operational system. Vertical integration and decentralization of production. The management of material flows, stocks and warehouses. The planning processes of production activities. The partnership with suppliers and supply networks. The internationalization of manufacturing activities. The location of the operational system in business strategy.



he goal is to develop participants' awareness of their own leadership style and boost some of their key skills to manage processes of change in risk situations with authority. The program is based on experiential learning: Participants alternate meetings which are aimed at doing tasks at different moments to observe their behavior, participants will benefit from the assistance of professionals and managers who have significant experience in leading groups and organizations to excellent results



Change Management: the main models of change.

The head-hunting market. The management of reputation. The paths of horizontal change. The paths of vertical change. Empowerment and self-empowerment. The management of professional negotiations.



Technology and Career Development: guidelines and successful experiences.

The construction of a sales network. The selection and motivation of the sellers. Evaluating of sales projections. The management of the customer portfolio. The construction of the incentive system. The economic and financial assessments for the sales manager. Key accounting management.



Customer satisfaction customer retention. CRM and customer loyalty.

The tools for strategic analysis. Strategy and creation of value. Analysis of the industry, competitive advantage and competitors. The resources and skills essential ingredients of the strategy. The strategy of cost leadership and differentiation. The value chain and cost analysis. The system of assets and the value system. Entrepreneurship and innovation management.



From the Business Idea to the Business Model: during this seminar the theme of Business Idea and its articulation in Business Model is discussed. The distinctive features of a solid Business Idea are discussed and some managerial tools are presented to communicate the specificities of a Business Idea. Furthermore, the theme of the Business Model is studied in depth as a logic of creation and defense of value.



Learning method

The study methodology of the Evening MBA combines classroom learning and distance learning on the School e-learning platform, continuously monitored by specifically appointed faculty.

During each course, participants investigate the rationales and tools of a corporate function, by spending a relevant amount of time at completing exercises and providing solutions of case histories.

WHERE COURSES ARE HELD

The Master’s course is held at the premises of Bologna Business School, Villa Guastavillani, Via degli Scalini, 18 in Bologna.

DISTANCE LEARNING

The distance learning activity includes a weekly in-depth study on the School e-learning platform, providing an individual opportunity for further exploration of the topic, supervised by the reference teacher. The platform features a Forum aimed at sharing reflections and further explorations among teachers and participants in real time.

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FEES

The enrollment fee for the Master’s course is:

18.800 euros (+VAT) for enrollments from companies and institutions

14.400 euros (+VAT) for individual enrollments

 

Partial scholarships (limited number) are available for:

- female holdings

- geographical origin outside the province of Bologna

- for reporting by a former participant in a Master of BBS

 

For further information: mbaserale@bbs.unibo.it

 

* Reduced fees and scholarships are not cumulative.

 

The registration fee includes:

  • Access to the internal gym
  • Participation to the BBS Community events
  • Computer lab
  • Wi-Fi
  • Access to the AIDA database
  • Free parking

 

LOANS

Long-term and low-interest loan:

- Repayable in 10 years
- Reduced interest rate
- Possibility to postpone the 1st payment fee to 36 months

For more information please mail to mbaserale@bbs.unibo.it

REQUIREMENTS

Applicants should have professional experience of at least 2 years and be in possession of a degree.

20% of the total number of participants are not required to have a degree.

APPLICATION PROCESS

The admission is subject to a selection test that will be held at the premises of the Bologna Business School by appointment (contact Francesca Zuffi at: mba serale@bbs.unibo.it)

The selection test consists in a motivation and aptitude interview with the Master’s course Management, which will focus on the applicant’s professional project, his/her motivation and the analysis of his/her resume.

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Faculty

Faculty members at Bologna Business School work together offering outstanding teaching standards. An international and interdisciplinary approach is guaranteed by a joint team of distinguished national core professors, adjunct, visiting professors, guest speakers and top managers.

CONTACT US

Francesca Zuffi
Francesca ZuffiHead of Executive MBAs

Phone: +39 051 2090127

Email: mbaserale@bbs.unibo.it

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