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Strengthen Your Capacity to Lead International Organizations

Are you a international development professional looking to enhance your leadership and management skills? Look no further than the 9th cohort of the Executive Master in Management of International Organizations (EMMIO) program at SDA Bocconi School of Management, the 4th world’s Business School for custom education.

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Every year SDA Bocconi School of Management (4th B-School Worldwide, Custom Education – FT rankings) gathers 20 professionals from both the international development and humanitarian assistance sectors to attend the Executive Master #EMMIO.

The program’s unique formula combines concentrated face-to-face modules and distance learning courses, allowing you to continue working full-time while attending from any duty station in the world.

EMMIO’s curriculum is tailored to the needs of International Development professionals, with a focus on envisioning and innovating, managing and leading as well as managing resources and operations. Additionally, personalized Executive Coaching and Individual Mentoring sessions will be offered throughout the programme to help you achieve your individual development goals and to emerge as global leader.


  • Compatible with full-employment
  • 70% of participants serving the United Nations, European Institutions as well as IFIs and International NGOs at global level
  • 13 years of professional experience (on average)
  • 67% of women participants
  • 8 partial tuition waivers available
  • Application deadline: July 31st, 2023

By joining the EMMIO, you will be part of a diverse cohort of professionals from International Institutions, NGOs, Foundations and the private sector, providing a valuable knowledge platform for peer-to-peer learning and for a shared learning experience. Examples of the 65+ organizations represented since 2015 are: European Commission, ECDC, ECMWF, ESM, IAEA, IFAD, IMF, UN Secretariat, UNDP, UNFPA, UNHCR, UNICEF, VSO, WFP, WIPO, Word Bank, World Vision International as well as private sector organizations as Ferragamo, MasterCard, Lindt and others.

Reserve your one-to-one chat with the EMMIO Program Coordinator: https://calendly.com/alexander-hiedemann/emmio_9?month=2023-03

Learn more from our Alumni and chat with the EMMIO Ambassadors.

EMMIO is not only a programme where you will actively engage, interact and learn from academics, international senior leaders and peers. In particular, thanks to personalized Executive Coaching with accredited coaches and Individual Mentoring sessions with our Faculty, you will have the chance to further customize your learning and effectively reach individualized professional goals.


Don’t miss this opportunity to strengthen your capacity to lead and manage in humanitarian aid, development, and peacekeeping operations contexts. Apply before the July 31st, 2023 deadline and take the next step in your career with EMMIO.

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