Founded in 1979 as a Consortium between the Politecnico di Milano and many Italian institutions and several leading public and private industrial groups, today MIP is a non-for-profit consortium limited company. MIP and the Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering together make up the School of Management of Politecnico di Milano, which is involved in all the many aspects surrounding research and education in the fields of management, economics and industrial engineering.
In 2007, the School of Management was accredited by EQUIS. Since first joining the Financial Times’ rankings of best European Business Schools in 2009, the School of Management received today is in the list with:
- Executive MBA
- Full-time MBA
- Master of Science in Management Engineering
- Customized Executive Programs for business
- Open Executive Programs for managers and professionals
Since 2009, the School is included in the Executive Education Rankings among the best worldwide for “customised” programmes, which are tailor-made for corporate customer and designed for their managers and high potential employees.
In 2013, the MBA and Executive MBA programs received the prestigious international accreditation, AMBA (Association of MBAs).
The School is a member of PRME (Principles for Responsible Management Education), Cladea (Latin American Council of Management Schools) and QTEM(Quantitative Techniques for Economics & Management Masters Network.
From 2015, the School is a member of AACSB International-The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. AACSB International is a membership association of educational institutions, business, not-for-profit, and government organizations devoted to the advancement of higher education in business. Membership does not imply accreditation.
The School of Management is also included in the QS World University Rankings with its Global MBA programs. Moreover, in 2018, for the first time, the School is in the list also with the International Master in Business Analytics and Big Data, the Master in Financial Risk Management and the Master in Management. Flex EMBA was also ranked among the best distance learning programmes worldwide by the QS Distance Online MBA Rankings 2018.