CURRICULUM


CREATING BUSINESSES IN A FAST CHANGING ENVIRONMENT

ASSESSING DISRUPTION

  • New trends in India and the world
  • AI, machine learning, blockchain: How can entrepreneurs and small/medium businesses take advantage?

EXPLOITING DISRUPTION

  • Ideation: building around the customer
  • Design: building a business model
  • Test: building market experiments

VALUING DISRUPTION

  • Valuing the seed business and scaling up the idea

SCALING AND GOVERNING BUSINESSES

  • Designing and creating high-velocity organizations
  • Governance in small fast-growing firms
  • New trends in supply chain management
  • Leadership in a changing world: Crafting the right culture
  • Negotiating in an international environment
  • Communicating with investors and internal stakeholders

LEARNING FROM ITALIAN AND EUROPEAN EXCELLENCE: STUDY TOUR

  • Why Italian Excellence is there: visits and guests session in Milan, Italy
  • The luxury and design industry: Building powerful brands
  • Family-owned businesses that thrive in the new economy
  • Supply chain decision-making with advanced analytics and artificial intelligence
  • Visiting the new hubs for start-ups and new ideas, in Europe*
    *TBD which hubs will be part of the official tour

OPERATING IN THE GLOBAL ECONOMY

  • Macroeconomic trends and their impact on emerging markets
  • Understanding the global financial systems
  • Venture capital: where it is and what it looks for in scaling startups
  • Guest speakers, company visits and group work to discuss new business trends and opportunities among India, the Middle East and Europe

Each participant will undertake a capstone project with the guidance of an SDA Bocconi School of Management faculty member. With this project, participants will get to apply the learnings of the program to a business problem or opportunity of their choosing.

Learning approach

  • Highly interactive lectures, designed to stimulate discussions conducted by SDA Bocconi Senior Professors
  • Real-life case studies analysis and discussion
  • Presentation and analysis of examples and best practices from the most successful family businesses around the world
  • Guest speeches by selected family business leaders
  • Company visits (during the study tour)
PROGRAM JOURNEY
Mumbai in Maharashtra, India
Kerala in India
Milano in Italy, Europe
Dubai in UAE
Abu Dhabi in UAE
PROGRAM SNAPSHOT
  • Program Duration 12 Months
  • Mumbai | Kochi | Milano | Dubai | Abu Dhabi
  • Certificate from SDA Bocconi School Of Management, Italy
  • Access to 100,000+ Bocconi Alumni
  • The program begins in January 2019
CONTACT US
  • Ribu Polachirackal Tharakan
    tel. +91 97456 50693
  • Amrin Mehrotra
    tel . +91 90040 68518
    exedu@sdabocconiasiacenter.com