22 May 2024

POLIMI Graduate School of Management is 8th in the world for education in digital transformation and international business


Thanks to the quality of the Master in International Business and Digital Transformation, the business school of Politecnico di Milano is eighth in the world in the QS ranking, unique among Italian schools.

The postgraduate offer of POLIMI Graduate School of Management – the business school of Politecnico di Milano – confirms the quality of its training offer at international level and obtains another important recognition. The Master in International Business and Digital Transformation in partnership with Henley Business School is ranked 8th in the world according to the QS International Trade Rankings 2024, published today by the global higher education consultancy Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). It is the only Italian business school to feature. QS reviewed a total of 73 programmes worldwide. 

Being the only Italian business school in these prestigious rankings represents an extraordinary success for us, which testifies to the tireless commitment and dedication of our faculty and staff to continuously improve our educational offer”, commented Federico Frattini, Dean of POLIMI Graduate School of Management. It isan achievement that further motivates us to pursue innovation and excellence in education, preparing our students to become drivers of innovation and agents of change in an increasingly complex landscape. In this context, digital transformation plays a crucial role, redefining educational models and improving students' digital skills. As POLIMI Graduate School of Management, we are committed to training leaders who can drive digital transformation in companies, thereby contributing to economic and social development.”

The excellence of the Master is confirmed by various evaluation indicators which affect the final score in different ways. In particular, the Master in International Business and Digital Transformation stands out in the "Industry Engagement" score, which assesses the close connection of the school with the production and services sector, both through partnerships and thanks to the expertise of the lecturers in the industrial sector, reaching 13th place. In the “Reputation” indicator, which reflects the recognition of the quality of teaching by the academic world and employers, the 16th position is achieved. 

"Ours is a practical and experiential way of teaching that aims to create a bridge between the business school and the world of work and which, at the same time, aims to stimulate participants to find innovative solutions to shape a better, more equitable and inclusive future", adds Vittorio Chiesa, President of POLIMI GSoM. 

Returning to the ranking data and indicators, another important parameter is that of "Innovative Teaching", which rewards innovative and experiential teaching methodologies. The academic path achieved a score of 82.5 out of 100, with an advancement of 30 points compared to the previous year (2023). Finally, the "Trade Programme Content" criterion, which evaluates the content of the academic programme aimed at guaranteeing students the skills required by employers, recorded a significant improvement of 26 positions compared to the previous year, placing it in 19th place globally, a result that testifies to the relevance of the content proposed and demonstrates that it effectively responds to the needs of the international market.

22 May 2024

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