Master MFB - Management in Food & Beverage

SDA Bocconi School of Management

Application deadline: 31 October 2014
Tuition fee:
  • € 28,000 / Year (EEA)
  • € 28,000 / Year (Non-EEA)
Start date: January  2015, January  2016
Duration full-time: 12 months
  • English
Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Full-time
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The program blends culture and methodology with lessons focused on a specific knowledge base and skill sets fundamental for managing firms in the industries in F&B, Food Service and Hospitality Business. Lessons from top academia, executives, experts and professionals are at the core along with the privileged access to the true Italian culture and traditions.

About SDA Bocconi School of Management

The leading School of Management in Italy and the only Italian School present in all of the most important International rankings (Financial Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Economist, Forbes), SDA Bocconi has established itself as a European leader in higher education.

SDA Bocconi School of Management is part of Università Bocconi, the first Italian University to grant a degree in economics. For over a century, Bocconi has played a leading role in Italy’s social and economic modernization.

SDA Bocconi has been engaged in the promotion and organization of executive education since 1971, 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.

Choosing SDA Bocconi and coming to Milano means choosing a vibrant environment, the entrepreneurial, financial and industrialized center of Italy, a doorway to Europe. In short, a wealth of international contacts and opportunities.

And Milano, of course, is culture, fashion, design, food and the art of living.

Latest Rankings

  • 11th MBA in Europe - FT Global MBA Rankings 2014 (+3)
  • 31st MBA Worldwide - FT Global MBA Rankings 2014 (+8)
  • 8th BS in Europe - FT European B-Schools Rankings 2013 (+3)
  • 28th BS in Europe - FT Executive MBA Rankings 2013 (+7)
  • 10th BS in Europe, 19th Worldwide - FT Executive Education Rankings 2013 (+7)
  • 8th BS in Europe, 15th Worldwide - FT Custom Education Rankings 2013 (+8)
  • 14th MBA in Europe, 47th MBA Worldwide - Which MBA, The Economist 2013 (+23)
  • 6th MBA in Europe - QS TopMBA Global 200 Business Schools Report 2013 (+1)
  • 3rd MBA Program outside US - Forbes 2013 (+1)


The program of the Master of Management in Food & Beverage is composed of core modules and specialized modules.

Opening Ceremony and Team Building – January


Core courses

  • Warm up module
  • Business Modeling
  • Strategic Positioning in Symbolic-Intensive Industries
  • Creative Entrepreneurship
  • Costs & Performance Management
  • Planning and Control
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Tourism Management
  • Brand Management & Communication
  • International Development
  • Excellence in Service Management 1
  • Excellence in Service Management 2
  • Innovation Management
  • Retail & Sales Management
  • Managing People

Seminars – January/September

  • Presentation Skills
  • Natural & Sustainable: Key Forces in the Industry
  • Cross Cultural Management

Company Presentations
Internships/Field Projects – Mid-September/December
Graduation Ceremony - December


  • University Degree in any discipline
  • Minimum of 2 years professional experience
  • Fluency in English by providing TOEFL or IELTS or PTE Academic or Cambridge Proficiency (CPE) Tests
  • SDA Test (or GMAT/GRE if already taken)

Work Experience

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


Thanks to the contribution of Gruppo Barilla, SDA Bocconi School of Management is making available 3 full tuition waivers to 2015 MFB candidates.

(linkare a: - ancorare a “barilla”)

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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