Master in Strategic Management for Global Business - SMGB

Italian students

ALTIS - Graduate School Business and Society
Via San Vittore, 18 - 20123 Milan
Phone: +39 02 7234 8358 / 8383
Fax: +39 02 7234 8388

International students

UCSC International
Via Carducci 28/30, 20123 Milan
Phone: +39 02 7234 5108
Fax: +39 02 7234 5806
Email: (general inquiries) (inquiries regarding program curriculum details)

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Management and entrepreneurship  for sustainable development

The Master in Strategic Management for Global Business provides students with skills and knowledge required to become innovative and successful managersentrepreneurs and consultants of tomorrow’s global economy.

Upon completion of the program, participants will learn how to understand the strategic drivers of long-term success of a company and how to recognize the challenges and pressures of the international economy, in order to turn them into sound, innovative and socially responsible business opportunities.

The master’s program provides an outstanding managerial and entrepreneurial academic preparation, based on practical and interactive teaching methods that includes also seminars with experts and managers from companies that operate around the world.

It offers networking opportunities with market leaders and professionals and it will teach participants how to leverage on the issues of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), sustainability and impact management to boost business strategies.

Eventually, through the tailor-made Action Project (internship or research paper) the students will be guided towards their future professional growth.

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Master @ A GLANCE

First Level Specializing Master – Master universitario di I livello


September 2017 - September 2018

On-line courses: September 2017 – November 2017; July - August 2018

Full-time In-class Lectures: November 2017 - June 2018

Action Project / Internship: June 2018 - September 2018

 Key Program Dates

Online courses (availability 24/7): September 18, 2017

Suggested Arrival Date in Milan: October 23, 2017

Orientation Event: October 27, 2017 (to be confirmed)

Exams of On-line Courses: October 31 - November 3, 2017 (to be confirmed)

Beginning of In-class Lectures: November 6, 2017

Action project: June 2018 - September 2018

Graduation: October 2018


Milan - Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

 Language of instruction


 Entry Requirements 

  • A minimum three-year university degree in Business Administration, Economics or Engineering studies is preferred, but other bachelors will be considered as well
  • Excellent English proficiency (recommended TOEFL 80, IELTS 6.0; other equivalent certificates may be evaluated)

 Application Deadlines 

  • February 1, 2017 (priority consideration deadline)
  • March 15, 2017 (second priority consideration deadline)
  • April 15, 2017 (some scholarships may be available but limited)
  • May 15, 2017
  • July 7, 2017
  • September 29, 2017 (applicants with Italian Bachelor only)

Application are now open. Since the Master has a limited number of places, early applications have a greater chance of being successful. Applicants wanting to be considered for scholarships are advised to apply by the first deadlines as a majority of the scholarships will be assigned within these calls.

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