One of the facts about our cohort (see last class profile) is that my colleagues come not only from different geographies but also from a wide array of functions and industries. This creates a need to bring those without number-intensive backgrounds to a certain level before the programme starts. To achieve this, there are two pre-courses: financial accounting and quantitative analysis for business. Read more
This week is officially our last week in the MBA programme of SDA Bocconi. We will have two more days of courses and will continue with the final exams of the minor concentrations. Read more
When I began the first term of my MBA, I had a fairly good idea which courses I would enjoy and which I would loathe: I expected to like marketing and strategy; I was concerned about finance 1and I was unsure of what to expect for decision science, financial reporting and managerial economics.
Autumn is definitely here. The temperature in Lausanne is almost as cold as it was when I arrived in January. The forecast indicates some snow for the end of the week. Read more