International Masters 2017 – Welcome

Milan – here I come! This must be echoing on and on in the minds of our incoming master students and we can’t wait to receive them at our campus this Fall.
It’s time to kick-start the 2017 editions of the masters in big data/business analytics, luxury management, multichannel marketing, industrial management, project management, supply chain & purchasing and innovation & entrepreneurship – 7 of our single, double and triple degree programs.

Study abroad: Rosalia Campana, from Peru to MIP in Milan

Choosing to embark on a professional training programme can be a complex decision for future leaders who come to a crossroads in their lives. Selecting the right destination and the ideal Business School can seem nigh on impossible. However, it can be done. Things become much clearer if you seek out in-depth information, consider every single variable and contemplate the opportunities and negative aspects of every option on the table.

International MBA 2017 – Welcome

MIP is gearing up to welcome the international class of the 38th edition of the International Full Time MBA program this September and we are over the moon about the big day – the official kick-off ceremony! Talking about ceremonies, this year’s kick-off day will witness 60+ MBA participants from over 25 countries and an amazingly diverse set of cultural, professional and academic backgrounds.

How to answer those tough interview questions about your weaknesses

“…and what are your weaknesses?” Panic. You’re well prepared. You knew that this question was going to come up sooner or later. But you’re still unsure about what to do. Of course, as most of us know, you can’t just start reeling off a list of your shortcomings in case you come across as damaged goods and endanger your chances of getting the job. So what do you do?

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.

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 innate personality and attitude of the person in question, soft skills can also be learned during educational and professional experiences.

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.