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International Master in Business

International Master in Business

The International Master in Business (IMB) is a specialized master program fully equivalent to 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 of 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 “International Master in Business” by SDA Bocconi School of Management in Italy.




Mumbai & Milan

Powai (Mumbai) that houses more than 30 multinational companies. 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.


Diverse Class

A balanced Gender Ratio, 22 states across India are represented in the class. Essec-Bocconi Double Degree international students join the class for 3 months.


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 2022

Nov 21, 2022

Round 1 Deadline

Jan 20, 2023

Round 2 Deadline

Mar 20, 2023

Round 3 Deadline

“The IMB program mixes the practical learning approach of the SDA Bocconi’s MBA Program which consistently ranks amongst the top 30 in the world, with the familiar structure of a top Indian post-graduate program. An intense international experience through its faculty, its semester abroad and the specific syllabus and teaching materials, IMB offers a powerful learning path for each of our students.”

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