MFB - Management in Food & Beverage, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • 31000
    Tuition (Year)
    31000
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
    Language
The Master of Management in Food & Beverage (MFB) is a full-time, international, one-year program that is taught entirely in English and attracts students from all over the world. The program focuses on management of F&B and related companies, such as restaurants, hotels, resorts and advanced retailers, from an innovative and effective perspective. MFB has a multidisciplinary approach and adopts an experiential method.
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

The real taste of management.

The Master of Management in Food & Beverage (MFB) is a full-time, international, one-year program that is taught entirely in English and attracts students from all over the world.
The program focuses on management of F&B and related companies, such as restaurants, hotels, resorts and advanced retailers, from an innovative and effective perspective. MFB has a multidisciplinary approach and adopts an experiential method.

Lectures by professors and guest speakers are alternated with group exercises, team and individual projects, simulations, role-playing and case study analysis. You will have many Q&A sessions on contemporary issues the industry faces now and in the perceived future.
MFB regards management as a unique recipe that requires many carefully-measured ingredients, including strong theoretical and practical knowledge, vision, drive, determination and the ability to identify opportunities and bring together people, cultures and traditions.

MFB is the Master for you if
  • You aspire to take up a managerial role in the intriguing field of Food & Beverage and related industries
  • You want to discover how to be successful in restaurant and hotel business
  • You need to be more specialized in order to progress in your career
  • You want the opportunity to interact with international leaders in this sector
  • You are ready for the challenge of a specialized and intense business program
  • You are ready for an innovative curriculum from an internationally recognized School of Management.

What MFB can offer you

  • Solid foundations in management, including practical, creative and professional skills
  • Strong knowledge to operate successfully in the F&B sector, a market that is an important part of the global economy
  • Direct contact with excellent companies and their leaders, who are often guest speakers on the program
  • A dynamic environment, a focus on the global market and a multidisciplinary approach
  • An exceptional faculty, involving worldwide recognized Partners, top executives and managers who will provide their specific professional knowledge and perspective

MFB Highlights

Although there are other programs in the world focused on the food & beverage industry, the SDA Bocconi MFB is the only management program to offer a rounded education in F&B, along with the finest Italy has to offer, to support business and entrepreneurship in this field.

MFB is organized with the support of Altagamma, an association of internationally renowned Italian companies operating in the high end of the market.

Benefits of choosing MFB

A specialized Faculty

The strongest commitment of the Master of Management in Food & Beverage is to combine a significant foundation and methodology of management with business skills and a deeper knowledge in relation to the F&B industries as well as restaurant, food service and hospitality business.
The specialized experience of our Faculty, partners, professional faculty members and guest speakers from the F&B business community, together with the Italian culture and heritage make this objective uniquely achievable.

The MFB Faculty will exploit the techniques and methods of SDA Bocconi guiding you through a path of personal and professional development.

The direction of your Career

In today's Food & Beverage industries, it is increasingly important to have a strong managerial approach and a well-developed entrepreneurial sensitivity to fulfill crucial positions, such as Brand & Product Manager, Export/Import Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Communications Manager, Area Manager and Marketing Manager, Product and Business Developer, just to name a few.

The industry commitment

MFB benefits from the participation of executives and top managers from more than 50 international companies in F&B production and distribution, as well as food service and hospitality business, both from large multinational companies and the top Italian companies.

A great place to network

MFB offers students the opportunity to attend fairs and events, as well as company visits and trips to locations across Italy, providing access to a strong international network with the most exciting firms of the Food, Beverage and Hospitality industries for you to develop relationships for future collaboration.
Networking will start on day one of the program and continue throughout your career. Your network will include a top-level faculty that is also an important partner of many leading companies, senior executives and managers, all of whom can boast specialized knowledge in this sector and bring new perspectives. Last but not least, your passionate fellow students and alumni will make up an important part of your network.

Milano, a taste of Italy

The SDA Bocconi MFB is the only management program to offer a rounded education in Food & Beverage, along with the finest Italy has to offer, to support business and entrepreneurship in this field. Choosing SDA Bocconi and coming to Milano means choosing a vibrant environment, the entrepreneurial, financial and industrialized center of Italy, a gateway to Europe. And Milano, of course, is culture, fashion, design, food and the art of living.
In addition, in 2015 Milano is hosting the Expo, where the entire world will discuss about "Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life".

Accreditation

EQUIS

ASFOR

AACSB

Programme Structure

The program blends culture and methodology with lessons focused on specific knowledge and skills necessary for managing firms in food and beverage and related industries. Lessons from top academics, executives, experts and professionals are at the core, along with access to true Italian culture and heritage.

MFB is composed of core courses and extra-activities such as seminars, company presentations and visits, internship/field project/personal business project.

CoursesCore Courses
  • Warm-up Module
  • Business Modeling
  • Italian Excellence
  • Creative Entrepreneurship
  • Costs & Performance Management
  • Planning & Control
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Tourism Management
  • Brand Management & Communication
  • International Development
  • Excellence in Service Management 1
  • Excellence in Service Management 2
  • Innovation Management
  • Sales & Retail Management
  • Managing People
Seminars
  • Presentation Skills
  • Natural & Sustainable: Key Forces in the Industry
  • Cultural Diversity
Business Game
  • Business-Food Strat
Company Presentations Company Visits

Detailed Programme Facts

Academic Requirements

  • University degree in any discipline
  • International profile with at least two years professional experience
  • Fluency in English. Candidates whose mother tongue is not English are required to submit a TOEFL, IELTS, PTE Academic or CPE result.
  • SDA Test. Details on the SDA Test will be communicated by the Admissions Service once the pre-selection is complete (or GMAT/GRE if already taken)
  • Admissions interview

Work Experience

At least 2 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 31000 International
  • EUR 31000 EEA
  • First Installment€ 9,000on acceptance of admission offer
  • Second Installment€ 8,000no later than 28 February 2017
  • Third Installment€ 6,000no later than 28 April 2017
  • Fourth Installment€ 6,000no later than 30 June 2017
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Funding

The School assists candidates with their funds search by placing at their disposal the documentation required for financial support applications.

In particular, Bocconi grants opportunities for low-interest loans available to admitted students, thanks to agreements with some partner banks. For further information, please visit our website on loans and funding.

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