A. Well, you must be wondering what is special about Don Bosco School of Management that makes it exceptional from other management schools. So, here are the top 5 reasons –
A. DBSOM’s MBA in Fashion Management is a two-year course, wherein the first two semesters will be in India and the latter semesters in Rome, Italy. All of our educational programs are taught in English, making it convenient for you to understand.
This is the ideal academic course for professionals seeking a world-class degree programme in these disciplines, leading to a successful career in the global fashion market.
A. The minimum eligibility criteria for admission is at least a 3 Year Bachelor's Degree with at least 50% marks or equivalent (45% for SC/ST or Persons with Disability (PWD) category, of any of the Universities (please check specifications) or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India.
A. Students will study the first year at DBSOM Bangalore, India campus and 2nd year in Rome Business School in Rome, Italy.
A. Click on the link (https://dbsom.in/app-form/) and fill in the form to apply for the course.
A. The last date of application for the upcoming batch is May 2020. (https://dbsom.in/mba-fashion-management.php)
A. 40 – 60 students
A. There are two academic intake sessions in a year, i.e. the first one in April/May and the second one is October/ November.
A. It is not necessary for you to know Italian to study in Italy although speaking the native tongue would be a major benefit. The medium of teaching is English in any renowned university.
A. It is not compulsory to learn the Italian language as the medium of instruction in most of the universities is English. But we, at DBSOM, provide Italian language training to our students – A1 and A2 levels for their proficiency.
A. According to expatistan.com, the cost of living in Rome is cheaper than in 63% of cities in Western Europe (45 out of 71). One will need between 850 and 1,450 euros a month including accommodation, food costs, public transportation, local travel and/or entertainment.
A. Yes, accommodation will be covered for 1 year in Italy including health insurance and bedding.
A. No, food will not be provided as the students will be into an internship and part-time jobs.
A. The total fee to be paid for this programme is INR 24 Lacs. Do check our website (https://dbsom.in/mba-fashion-management.php) for more information.
A. If you are not able to pay the fees by yourself, then you can take an education loan to finance your study. In that case, we have a dedicated loan department to assist you.
A. Yes, you can pay in installments. The decision may change as per the college policy.
A. Yes, you can do an internship or part-time job during your study tenure. As per the Italian laws, a student can work 4 hours a day and a maximum of 20 hours a week.
A. No, you can get a job in Italy irrespective of your years of experience and personal profile. An international student can work up to 20 hours a week and the pay would be around 500 – 1000 euros per week.
A. You can earn around INR 64,000 /- per month.
A. A blocked account is a special kind of bank account for international students in Italy, to prove they have enough financial resources to live in Rome, Italy for one year during their student visa application.
A. The annual requirement of the amount that must be paid into the blocked account when applying for a visa will become to 7,000 Euros.
Opening a blocked bank account is easy. One just needs to follow these steps below --
1. Bank as per the college recommendation 2. Apply for your blocked account3. Fill in the pdf application form 4. Deposit funds5. Get your blocking confirmation
The list of required documents to open a blocked account may vary depending on the bank you choose. However, you will need these following documents to open a blocked account:
DBSOM will help the student to complete the entire process.
A. The time it takes to open a blocked account depends on a few factors such as your nationality, the workflow of the Italian embassy in your country, your paperwork, etc. If everything goes well, your blocked account should be ready within a week from the day you submit your application.
A. Once you settle at the registered address in Italy, you can withdraw money from your blocked amount. However, you won’t have direct access to the amount of your blocked account in Italy. The only way you can withdraw your money is by opening an international student bank account in Italy where your blocked money will be transferred every month.
A. Our college takes care of the end-to-end process of a Student’s Visa application. However, if your visa application is rejected by the Italian embassy, you will get a partial refund. Contact personally the blocked account provider or the Italian consulate in your country and they will tell you what you need to submit in order to get your money back.
A. Yes, you need a Schengen visa.
However, A Type D National visa can be converted into a residence permit after entry into Italy.
A. It is advisable to contact the Italian Embassy or Consulate General in your country of residence to find out what documents are required. Generally, you will have to submit the following:
A. It is covered in the course fee (but only for the first attempt).
A. The Italian student visa application process can be a bit tedious for many international students. But the best part is Don Bosco School of Management entirely takes care of the students’ visa.
A. It takes 4 to 8 weeks for your Italian student visa application to be processed. The processing time varies depending on the country and the Italian embassy you apply at.
A. Rome Business School’s Career Services Department offers an exclusive and integrated set of services in order to support the students for professional growth and to provide them a chance to learn further management skills in the world’s leading business cities.
A. The institute is visited by many reputed companies for recruitments. The average and highest salaries offered by these companies to the students of DBSOM are around INR 34 Lakhs respectively.
A. Here is the list of job roles you can land upon the course completion – Entrepreneur or manager in companies specializing in production, distribution, or commercialization in the fashion context; Store Manager; Designer and Stylist with managerial and communication abilities; Brand Manager; Marketing/ Communication Director for a reputed fashion label; Press officer/ PR Director, Social Media Manager or Social Media Strategist for a reputed brand; Event Manager specializing in Fashion show/ event; Personal Shopper; Fashion Blogger; Freelance Consultant.