BBS is an international business school, created by the University of Bologna, the oldest university in the world, to shape a new generation of business leaders, capable of driving international growth and digital transformation, with a view to sustainability. Our academic interdisciplinary and strongly practice-oriented approach offers a unique learning experience in collaboration with Italian “industry champions” especially from the automotive, food and wine, sustainability, automation&robotics and luxury fields. Our home is in Bologna at Villa Guastavillani, a splendid 16th century residence located in the heart of Italy, in one of the most leading economic regions of Italy and Europe.
Business school information
The Bologna Business School Global MBA is a 12-month program that takes students on an enriching journey towards the discovery of excellence and luxury. During their year at Bologna Business School, students will have the opportunity to develop a solid understanding of how business organizations operate in a global environment, as well as expand their knowledge on five different tracks: AI and Manufacturing; Food and Wine; Design, Fashion and Luxury Goods; Green Energy and Sustainable Businesses; Supercars, Superbikes, and Motorsports.
By learning both foundational and cutting-edge concepts in management, students will develop the necessary professional competencies, leadership mindset, and network to become leading actors in the promotion of constructive changes in modern organizations and societies. The programme is divided into the following building blocks: Orientation Modules, General Management, Track-specific Classes and Clinics, which are interactive sessions where students can discourse in an informal atmosphere with business leaders, who will share their knowledge and experience on cutting-edge topics for modern organizations.
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