ISTUD is an independent business school that operates in Europe in the field of executive education, advanced lifelong learning and in the field of management research. Founded in 1970 trough the initiative of Assolombarda and a group of large Italian and multinational companies, more than 50.000 managers and managerial staff, along with more than 2.000 graduates have attended its programs. Choosing ISTUD means ‘coming into contact’ with a forward-looking reality in the panorama of Italian management education, backed by forty years’ experience in the managerial training and business research sectors. ISTUD is part of primary international networks and it is actually: • Member of EFMD European Foundation for Management Development• Member of the Conference Board• One of the founding members of EUDOKMA (European Research School in Management and Knowledge)• Member of EABIS – European Academy of Business and Society• A partner of EDAMBA – European Doctoral Programmes Association in Management and Business Administration ISTUD intends to be a new voice in the field of training and development for management, focussing its activities on the uniqueness and the potential of the individuals and the organisations operating in the sector. Constant research and innovation are the basis for the proposals made, with the development of cutting edge know-how directed towards the problems and questions that effectively concern businesses, organisations and managers today. ISTUD’s training centre is located in Stresa, Lake Maggiore, very close to Milan. Its surroundings of outstanding beauty and its comfortable facilities are perfectly suited to study and concentration.
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