Designing the city of the future… a great win!

Getting into MIP – Politecnico di Milano is an interesting adventure for masters’ students seeking an interactive learning experience. A few days after our arrival in Milan, we started receiving emails on subjects related to the business field, project management, job offers and much more. In brief, messages which supported master students who were pushing against their limits. Days were passing rapidly in the beautiful Milanese weather; friendships were being

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GMAC research states that soft skills are learned at B-Schools

WANTED: empathetic leader, capable of working in a team, problem solver, flexible, enthusiast, highly respected, excellent communication skills. What about the role? And the technical skills needed? They’re (almost) irrelevant, because the real drivers behind hiring decisions are soft skills. These skills cannot be certified or guaranteed, but they’re increasingly crucial if you want to be a success in the current work market. While they are partly linked to the

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MIP Pitching Day at Date Food

In the end, the 18th of May finally arrived: the MIP Pitching Day. It was an important evening for the 22 people from our Full Time MBA class who decided to attend the course, “Business Plan & Lean Launch Pad”, which took place during the last two weeks of April.

Luxury and fashion: Italy accounts for 26 of top 100 global companies

According to the latest research by Deloitte, reported by the Il Sole 24 Ore business publication, Italy is still the global leader when it comes to the production and sale of high-end products.

My MIP Experience: Application

It’s incredible to think that I began this journey almost two years ago and now I’m sitting here reviewing my final project.
It seems cliché to say that ‘time flies’, especially because that wasn’t always the case. The reality is that there were moments where time really seemed to be standing still and getting past the fatigue and mental strain felt impossible. You tell yourself during that final hour of classes that you’re a Rock Star for making it this far and then you dig deep to pull yourself together, knowing that it will all be worth it in the end.

Hungry for innovation? Head to Campus Party in Milan

Are you ready for the most innovative experience of the year?
Campus Party 2017 is coming to Milan. From 20 to 23 July, the capital of Lombardy will become home to the hippest tech and innovation event around right now.
This international festival brings together talent between the ages of 18 and 28, the most innovative companies in the business world, institutions with a focus on technological development, future-oriented universities and many other leading players in the world of innovation. It is a chance to have discussions, work together and plan for the future of the technological and digital age.

Management Bootcamp: intense, informative and integrated

The 3-month management bootcamp finished about two weeks ago, together with all my MBA classes. When I look back, however, it feels as if this only happened yesterday. After having been offered a huge buffet of knowledge, I am still digesting what I have gained in the past 3 months and excitedly expecting to convert it into my own muscle in the coming 3-month project work.

Soundtracks of my MBA experience

Summer is coming, its taste is in the air and for some of us it’s time to plan holidays, days off, weekends and trips… but there is no summer without music, right? Each summer has its soundtrack, a song (or more than one) that remains in our mind for the entire break… a summer hit that we sing, dance to or hum while driving along the highway towards wherever we’re going.

Build up a competitive professional profile with the MIP Consulting Club

The MIP Consulting Club is a newborn initiative developed by several students on the IMIM Master program. After undergoing a process of gestation, it is now starting to roll out thanks to the involvement of some more students from other MIP master programs, such as MG Lux and IM4. So far, it is composed mainly of recent graduates who want to know more about the career opportunities that this profession can offer and share their interests and questions.

The second-hand market: a growing sector and a good business opportunity

The world of consumption has stopped consuming.
That’s according to the Osservatorio Second Hand Economy by Doxa, which identified significant growth in the second-hand market in 2016.
It is evidence of the gradual establishment of the circular economy, the virtuous business model oriented towards sustainability and responsibility, which promotes informed consumption and aims to increase the lifecycle of products.