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International Master in Business

International Master in Business

SDA Bocconi Asia Center is a pan-Asian hub in Mumbai 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 organisations.

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 50 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 Master, Executive Programs, Custom Programs, Applied Research, Knowledge Centers and Research Labs 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.




Mumbai & Milan

Powai (Mumbai) houses multinational companies and it is a business metropolis that provides an intellectual and cultural life-enriching experience. Milan is at the center of the European industrialized belt for business & finance. Exposure to the best of both worlds.


International Recognition

SDA Bocconi School of Management holds the Triple Crown Accreditation – AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS. SDA Bocconi is the top school in Italy and one of the highest-ranking in the world. It is currently ranked 1st Business School in Europe by Bloomberg.


Diverse Class

A balanced Gender Ratio, 26 states across India are represented in the class. IMB students have diverse interests and passions. The international and dynamic atmosphere ensures that students expand their horizons by learning from each other.


Active Learning

Case analysis, discussions, practical exercises, business games, simulations, individual & group projects, workshops & seminars play a significant role together with traditional lessons.


International Faculty

Combined with a unique peer to peer cultural interaction, the IMB program has faculty who teach around the world and bring international experiences and cases into the classrooms.


Talent Nurturing

Small batches give us the chance to work closely with each student in a personalized way with time dedicated to mapping student interests and their career path.

Key Facts


International Immersion in Milan




Representation of Female Candidates


Indian States & Union Territories

Academic Background

Professional Experience

Important Dates

Applications will be opened in the first/second week of September 2023

Nov 22, 2023

Round 1 Deadline

Jan 22, 2024

Round 2 Deadline

Mar 22, 2024

Round 3 Deadline

“SDA Bocconi Asia Center has been a place for people to start their careers or reorient them in exciting new directions. But most of all, it has been a space for reflection, where rigorous academic work meets corporate practical experience in order to create innovative and impactful knowledge. In that effort of offering high quality educational experiences of SDA Bocconi, we have gone from national champion to global leader. Our global SDA Bocconi faculty and staff ensure that we bring the best of Western and Eastern worlds in every program, with deep knowledge of India’s corporate reality as well as of international best practices in every industry.

I look forward to meeting you in SDA Bocconi Asia Center, where we will start a stimulating journey of knowledge and imagination together.”

Prof. David Bardolet
Dean, SDA Bocconi Asia Center, Mumbai
What is IMB? A Note from the Dean