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.
Today MIP has changed its name and now is MIP Politecnico di Milano Graduate School of Business, retaining its organizational structure composed of the University, and of 20 national and multinational companies:
- Assolombarda Confindustria Milano Monza e Brianza
- Pirelli & C
- Fondazione Cav. Lav. Carlo Pesenti
- ENI Corporate University
- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles-Magneti Marelli
- Telecom Italia
- Danieli & C. Officine Meccaniche
- IBM Italia
- BIP Business Integration Partners
- SIA SpA
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 initially 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
- Customised 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 2017, the School’s open-enrolment courses – offered through the MIP’S Management Academy - are included in the rankings for the first time. These are programmes for managers and professionals from a wide range of companies and public authorities who enrol independently.
In 2013, the MBA and Executive MBA programs received the prestigious international accreditation, AMBA (Association of MBAs).
From 2014, the School is member of PRME (Principles for Responsible Management Education) and Cladea (Latin American Council of Management Schools).