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  1. About the Program
    • Name of the school:SDA Bocconi Asia Center
    • School location : 9th Flr, Hiranandani Knowledge park, Powai, Mumbai 400077
    • Year school started : 2012
    • Name of the program : International Master in Business - IMB
  2. About the School
    • SDA Bocconi Asia Center, Mumbai formerly named MISB Bocconi, is a pan-Asian hub that has been delivering Executive Education and Postgraduate Programs designed by SDA Bocconi School of Management, Italy since 2012.
    • SDA Bocconi Asia Center strives to deploy and disseminate innovative business knowledge to contribute to the overall development of individuals and organizations. A unique approach is offered, by promoting knowledge through SDA Bocconi School of Management industry-relevant research and teaching. It spreads SDA Bocconi School of Management expertise and excellence in design, branding innovation and entrepreneurship to build soft and managerial skills and share practices across borders to empower people.
    • SDA Bocconi School of Management has been a leading institution in management training for over 40 years. The School’s mission is to help individuals, companies, and institutions grow by promoting managerial culture, knowledge, and innovation. MBA Programs, Executive and Specialized Masters, Executive Programs, Custom Programs, Applied Research, Research Labs and Knowledge Centers all contribute to this – a wide offering aimed at professionals from all over the world and from all sectors of the economy. SDA Bocconi is among the leading Business Schools in Europe and is among the few to have gained the triple accreditation – EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB – which puts it in the élite of Business Schools worldwide.
  3. Program Name
    • International Master in Business – IMB (Previously PGPB)
  4. Program Overview
    • International Master in Business (IMB) is a postgraduate program that brings to India the expertise and the international standing of SDA Bocconi School of Management, Italy. The program is built with a combination of solid theory, case-study methodology, international experiences and corporate exposure. It is specifically designed to create responsible, reliable, and effective business leaders.
    • It comprises two 11-month modules, which includes a 4-month specialization semester spent at the Bocconi main campus in Milan, Italy in the second module. It is an intense experience that maximises learning opportunities in a limited scope of time. It allows students to specialize while offering the experience, the international outlook and the multicultural environment essential for a successful career in a global economy. Upon completion of the program, participants are awarded a Master Diploma by SDA Bocconi in Italy.
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  5. Admission Criteria
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        - Work Experience requirement, if any: Not Mandatory. 0- 5 years

        - Interview Process: Yes

        - Group Discussion process: No

  6. Any other requirement in the admissions process: 
    • All applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree (or should be currently in their Final Year) in any discipline from a recognized institution.
    • Minimum of 50% in X, XII and graduation each and 65% average of X +XII + Graduation (upto the aggregate percentage available)
  7. What is the Application Process? 
    • How does one apply for the programme?
      • Step 1: Start Your Application
      • Step 2: Complete the form, Upload the available documents and Submit it.
      • Step 3: After submission, you will be redirected to the payment gateway where you have to pay the application fee.
    • What is the Application fee? 2500 INR
    • Where do I get a copy of the Application form? The Application is online, link will be available on the website
    • When does the application process start? 5th September 2019
    • What is the last date to apply? R1 – 20th Nov, R2 – 20th Jan, R3 - 20th March (Subject to change)
  8. What is the Admission Process?
    • What constitutes work experience? Professional experience after the completion of graduation will be considered as work experience.
    • When should I expect an invitation for an interview? Within 15 working days post submission if the applicant fits in all the criterias
    • Who should I contact if I have a question regarding my application? Please share the contact person name and email. Ms. Amrin Mehrotra-
  9. Fees & other expenses
    • What is the estimated cost for the entire program for a student? 18.6 Lac INR + taxes
    • What is the cost of living for the duration of the programme? 3.5L approx
    • Are there other costs to be taken into consideration? If yes what? Milan Semester expense for 4 months.
  10. What is the financial support option available to students?
    • What are the scholarship options available for NMAT by GMAC™ students? Tuition Waivers, Dean Scholarship, Women in Leadership Scholarship & Sports and Cultural Art Scholarship.
    • What are the criteria for determining scholarship applications? Outstanding personal, academic and professional background and high motivation
    • Compliance with all the admission requirements for the participation in the IMB Program. There is no separate application required for the tuition waiver or scholarships. It is evaluated based on your IMB application itself.
    • What are the options of availing a loan? The School assists candidates with their search for funding by supplying the necessary documentation and encourages them to explore all scholarships and loans possibilities in time.
    • Does the Institute/School help in getting loan: Yes there are tie up with various banks
  11. Top Recruiters
    • The following companies have either offered jobs or interviewed our students for various opportunities.
    • 3d Future Technologies, Ab Inbev, Affine Analytics, Aicl Communications, Altor, Aon, Avenues Payments, Baxter, Bostik, Capiot, Catenon Worldwide, Crmit Solutions, Duff & Phelps, Ferrero India, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Fino Fintech, Future Generali, Fynd, Garware Polyester, Genesis Luxury Fashion, H&m, Haptik, Hdfc Amc, Hilti, Hindustan Unilever, Icici Bank, Icici Prudential, Icici Securities, Idfy, Kims Global, Merck Sharp & Dhome, Michael Page, Moneycontrol, Mygate, Nrb Bearings, Nykaa, Piaggio, Pricewaterhousecoopers, Purplle, Qs Leap, Redseer Consulting, Reliance Capital, Shuttl, Soulflower, Tata Communications, Tcs, Thai Spring Fish, Tolaram Group, Trafigura, Udaan, Universal Consulting, Vodafone India, Xseed Education, Zinnov Management Consulting, etc
  12. Other information
    • How many intakes in a year and when? Once a year in June
    • Size of the intake: 170
    • What are the specializations available?

        - Banking & Finance

        - Marketing

        - Human Resources

        - Operations Management

        - Retail Management

        - Fashion & Luxury Management

    • What is the geographical representation of the candidates at your school? Any student exchange programs available at your school? 19 states and union territories
    • What % of the batch finds jobs within 3 months of graduation ? 100%
    • What is the mean starting salary of a class after graduation? 11.13 LPA
    • What are the key sectors represented in recruiters for this programme? Consulting, Retail, E-Commerce, BFSI & HR Consulting
    • Share with us the names of some top recruiters for this programme: H&M, PWC, Ador Group, ICICI Bank, SDF, Bausch & Lomb, Shuttl, KPMG, L&T, Tolaram, Deloitte USI, Ernst and Young, Future Group, Vodafone Idea, Garware, Oyo, ZS Associates
    • Does your school run any initiatives to promote classroom diversity? If yes please share details.

        - Yes, Women in Leadership Scholarship for female candidates. Additional Scholarship for candidates who have been active members of part of cultural or sport activities through Rotaract or AIESEC.