Milan, Italy

Fashion Management, Sustainability & Digitalization

when 1 July 2024 - 19 July 2024
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 2500

The course will allow you to understand the characteristics, the dynamics of the fashion industry and the impacts generated by the most recent drivers of change: sustainability and digitalization. Sustainability has become a key success factor to compete in the fashion industry and will be even more relevant in the near future, given the new requirements coming from the regulatory scenario. The topic of sustainability will be examined as a new model for integrating the ethical and aesthetical dimension with the economic one, for the creation of a new competitive advantage. Digital technologies are essential enablers for the sustainable and circular transition: AI and IoT, blockchain, recycling technologies, waste management platforms, Digital Product Passports, 3D printing are just some examples of leading technologies which will be presented during the course.

Target group

Bocconi Summer School offers a selective three-week study program open to motivated students enrolled in a Master program or recently graduated.

Course aim

Students will be engaged during the course through individual and team assignments, in-class discussions and company visits. The teaching method involves the use of business cases and the presence of guest speakers, representing the various professional roles in the sector: entrepreneurs, managers, creatives, suppliers, manufacturers, and consultants. The in-class discussions will allow the students to be up to date with contemporary managerial topics and will support the development of critical thinking skills.

Credits info

6 EC
Students earn 6 credit points* upon completing the course and passing the final exam.

*in accordance with the ECTS - European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System - on average 1 credit point corresponds to 25 hours of work for student; about 8 hours (but no more than 10) are spent in the classroom.

Fee info

EUR 2500: Reduced fees available for specific categories of applicants