Cole McQuirk
My CIMBA Journey: Cole McQuirk
Wednesday, November 15, 2023
“Don’t worry about it. You may think everyone has it figured out, or that they know what they are doing, but we are all just humans doing our best. It is okay to not fully understand your life or the lives of those around you, and this is partially what makes life exciting! Do new things. Challenge the core beliefs you were raised with. Break down your informational silos. Listen and be empathetic. Challenge norms that don’t make sense within your organization. The world is tough, and we need more people standing against the status quo.”
Diego Ravarotto
My CIMBA Journey: Diego Ravarotto
Wednesday, July 12, 2023
“CIMBA is first and foremost an institution and a family. Entering CIMBA, one realizes that people matter; this is constantly emphasized in every course, always maintaining a humane approach. If we want to make a difference for ourselves and the company, we must be fertile ground for constant learning and improvement. A “soil” that is only fertile if we cultivate soft skills, that is, all those human aspects that enable us to relate better to others.”
Fabiano Gozzini
My CIMBA Journey: Fabiano Gozzini
Wednesday, July 5, 2023
“I see the business world through the eyes of an entrepreneur. It doesn't mean I have funded my startup (not yet 😊). Whenever I face a new problem, I feel the urge to challenge and tackle the situation to find value for the customer and the company.”
Alessandro Rocchi
My CIMBA Journey: Alessandro Rocchi
Monday, June 12, 2023
“Thanks to the MBA experience, I understood instead the importance and the "beauty" of teamwork and the quality of the result that is obtained with the contribution of all the different points of view. The international environment allows you to deal with cultures that are completely different from your own and to open yourself to new ways of thinking and approaching business and life in general. Thanks to the MBA and CIMBA, I have grown a lot, especially as a person.”
Jacopo Bonato
My CIMBA Journey: Jacopo Bonato
Thursday, June 1, 2023
"I brought home 2-3 “big tickets” from every class of the MBA, but the BIG TICKET is clearly the mindset. I do not meet a person, approach a problem, assess risk, or make a decision in the same way I did before the MBA. I’m used to introducing myself as a person with a special pair of glasses: the “Lean glasses” because I love lean management and I see everything as a process with improvement opportunities."
Mattia De Nadai
My CIMBA Journey: Mattia De Nadai
Tuesday, April 18, 2023
“Studying, doing projects together, and becoming friends with people from all over the world puts you in touch with different cultures, and different ways to see and approach things. It prepares you to interact with different mindsets in real life.”
My CIMBA Journey: Letizia Gallo
Monday, April 10, 2023
“For me doing the full-time program was the best way to fully embrace the MBA experience. By doing a full-time MBA I had the benefit of not only improving my academic knowledge but also improving on a personal level. The leadership skills, the individual coaching, and the team coaching helped me with that.”
Loris Aquilino
My CIMBA Journey: Loris Aquilino
Thursday, March 30, 2023
“There are so many good memories that I carry with me from the MBA experience. To name just a few: the conclusion of the LIFE journey, the Thanksgiving Day dinner at the CIMBA campus, the trip to Chicago, or the Mexican dinner and boat trip we had in Iowa City. What remains and will always remain the most important thing for me are the bonds of friendship established during the MBA that continue to this day and of which I can only be happy and proud.”
Women in Business
Leadership & Women in Business: A Conversation with Professor Erin Nelson
Friday, January 20, 2023
When I am in class with the CIMBA MBA students, one thing I noticed is a lot of supportiveness and positivity among the students. They will be leaders who really care about others and care about the culture of the organization and the community. In the USA, my MBA students are a little more individualistic and think more about “me as a leader“. There is a greater sense of connectivity between people here at CIMBA. I feel there is great care and that translates into leaders who care for others. 
Jaiden MBA
Reflecting on What It Was Like to Go From the Undergraduate Degree to the MBA Program
Friday, November 25, 2022
The date was May 17th, 2022. I can still remember what it was like stepping onto my first flight alone. I knew I had a layover in Minneapolis, another in Paris, and then I would arrive in Venice. After that, I then had to catch a bus, a train, and a taxi so I can end up in a foreign land known as Paderno del Grappa. It was in Paderno that I knew I would be spending a month and a half of my summer at the CIMBA Italy campus. When I got out of my taxi and walked through the CIMBA front gate, I couldn’t help but think about all that was to come.

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