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Get a Taste of Bocconi


Are you eager to find out what it’s like to study at Bocconi? Then get a taste of the innovative Bocconi learning experience by attending our Open Classes!

Over the coming months, don’t miss the chance to attend three live online lectures hosted by our expert faculty. Designed specifically for high school students, these classes focus on a variety of trending topics.

Be ready to learn, interact and delve into current emerging issues while being guided by top Bocconi professors. You will take a seat in our virtual classroom with students from all over the world: it’s time to kick off your Bocconi experience.

Past Events

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Fashion Management Class - 16 November

How To Create Buzz in Fashion: From catwalks to gamification
16 November 4pm CET - Click here to check your time zone

Erica Corbellini
Senior Lecturer, Department of Management and Technology

The lesson
This lecture will allow participants to understand how the creation of the so-called 'dream factor' has evolved in the fashion industry, by combining aspiration with inclusivity, physical events with augmented reality, celebrities with social media influencers, pictures with videos, heritage with disruption.
The key questions we will address are: How can Gen Z be engaged? How can emotional storytelling be created? What will be the future of social media influencers?

Economics & Sustainability Class - 17 March

From Fridays for Future to the EU Green Deal
17 March 4pm CET - Click here to check your time zone

Carlo Altomonte
Associate Professor, Department of Social and Political Sciences

The lesson
We all agree that climate change needs immediate action. And we now also have a fairly good idea of what actions need to be taken. Still, we are not sure we can collectively agree to undertake these actions at the global level.
This lecture explores what the EU has committed to do to fight climate change, and how it aims to enforce it.

Finance Class - 27 April

Do You Know Where Your Risk Is? A primer on portfolio choices
27 April 4pm CET - Click here to check your time zone

Paolo Colla
Director of BSc in Economics and Finance
Associate Professor, Department of Finance

The lesson
“Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.” This popular saying is largely employed in the finance industry to underscore the importance of diversification in portfolio choices: spread your money out over different investments.
In this Open Class we give a primer on modern portfolio theory — a breakthrough in personal and professional investing alike— which suggests that investors can do better by choosing a mix of low-risk and high-risk investments than by going entirely with low-risk opportunities. By investing in more than one asset, an investor reaps the benefits of diversification: most prominently, a reduction in the riskiness of the overall portfolio.

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