Maria Gabriella Bagnato


My teaching activity focuses on Organizational Behavior, Leadership, Global Leadership and Managerial skills development. From 2015 to 2020 I have been the Director of the Master Organizzazione&Personale. I’ve been in charge of the design, staffing and management of the self-management courses within the Bocconi Teaching and Learning Center (CESDIA) from 1992 to 2002, developing an extensive experience in active and collaborative learning techniques.
I have been the Lead Coach within the Master Division where I have designed coaching and team coaching activities managing a team of 6 coaches from  2013 to 2021.
Starting from 2016 to 2020 I’ve been the Deputy for the Leadership, Organization and HRM Knowlege Group, SDA Bocconi School of Management.


Trainer within the SDA Bocconi School of Management, Knowledge Group Leadership Organization and HRM. My teaching activity focuses on leadership and management skills development with a special focus on transitions into higher managerial complexity roles, team management, self-management skills (assertiveness, networking and personal branding, compelling speech, stress management) and recruitment and selection. I design and teach self-empowerment workshops and leadership development initiatives for italian and international companies. I am involved in coaching processes within executive development programs that aim at the development of leadership skills starting from the enhancement of self-awareness.

I am an Affiliate of the Columbia University Coaching Certification Program.

Research interests

Leadership and Global Leadership development, Positive Leadership, Engagement , Experience-based teaching and learning practices

Fondamenti di Organizzazione

Global Leadership

Government and International Organizations:Trends and Careers

Seminars for the development of Behavioral Skillls

Leadership Lab

Human Capital Week, Gemba, ExecMBA Concentration

Leading Self, Leading Others, Master in Management Food and Beverage

Personal Development Course and Soft Skills, Master in Corporate Finance

Competenze, Selezione e Inserimento, Master OP

Leadership Master OP