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Business Administration / MBA Programs in Switzerland

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BSL - Business School Lausanne:
Business School Lausanne (BSL), a leading innovator in business education with entrepreneurial spirit, is committed to practical and pragmatic learning. Part of the Swiss Federation of Private Schools and with ISO 9001 certification, BSL is ranked 3rd in Switzerland and 40th among “Top European Business Schools” in an employer choice based ratings system, implemented by QS (Quacquarelli Symonds Limited). Studying at BSL is an interactive and engaging learning experience. Small classes of up to 20 students work in professional partnership with the faculty to solve real business challenges. English is the language of instruction at BSL.

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Undergraduate and graduate degree programs offered include:

BBA: Bachelor of Business Administration Degree Program:

BSL offers an intense, two-year accelerated BBA Program, designed for motivated and determined students wishing to join the business world as soon as possible.

Placing a value on the practical side of business, our program emphasizes case studies and class participation. BBA students are determined to succeed and possess the capacity for hard work. At BSL, their creativity and individuality facilitate the exchange of ideas in what we call pragmatic learning. The accelerated BBA program requires a commitment to two academic years, each consisting of four unique 10-week terms, equaling 40 weeks of in-class presence. Start dates are February and September of each year.

MSc Finance with Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Degree Program:
The BSL MSc in Finance is a truly innovative academic program integrating preparation for the Level 1 Chartered Financial Anaylst (CFA) examination. It is meant for students who want to embrace a career in Investment Banking or more generally in financial community.

In the BSL Finance program, students will be trained in general business before going into the specifics of Finance. All CFA modules will be covered to prepare for the CFA examinations. Each module involves 40 hours classroom time with 20 modules in total. In the second year, students will write a 25,000 words thesis (100 pages approximately).

2 years - 20 modules given over 11 months (Sept – July) and 12 months of Thesis with the possibility to do an internship. There are two intakes per year September or February.

MSc in Global Marketing Degree Program:
The BSL MSc in Global Marketing is a truly innovative program built around new technologies. It is meant for students who want to embrace a career as Brand Managers, Account Directors, Marketing consultants or Advertising managers. It is a marketing degree where you will be trained in general business before going into the specifics of Marketing. We have put a strong emphasis on technology in Marketing with courses in Internet Marketing and Direct Marketing. Each module involves 40 hours classroom time.

1 years - 15 modules given over 9 months (Sept – July) including an International Marketing Project There are two intakes per year: September or February.

Master in International Business Degree Program:

The BSL MIB is designed for students who are too young to pursue an MBA but wish to pursue an MBA type program. Students on the MIB are not sure about which Business field they want to work in but want the option to join a global corporation and embrace an international career.

It is an International Business degree where you will be trained in all areas of Marketing, Finance, Accounting, Global Trade, Negotiation, Business Ethics, Economics, and Business Law.  Modules are delivered using case studies methodology. Each module involves 40 hours classroom time with 20 modules in total.
20 modules given over 11 months and 12 months of Thesis with the possibility to do an internship. There are two intakes every year: September and February.

MSc in Management Program:
The MSc in Management provides an integrative understanding and a holistic approach to important management tasks which will enable students to develop a leadership mindset and management skills related to a broad range of businesses. The program employs a set of innovative learning tools and methods that prepares graduates to succeed in a dynamic, global and diverse business environment.

The MSc in Management is aimed at recent graduates with 0-2 years of work experience who have the motivation and desire to build a strong foundation for a career in business. The program is designed for high performing individuals interested in entering leadership roles and broadening their business perspective.

A Management degree, the MSc in Management adopts an integrated and practical learning approach through challenging case studies, interactive workshops and group assignments. It provides you with a thorough grounding in business fundamentals and covers core topics such as Management, Management Consulting, Project Management, Human resources Management, Operations management.

MSc in Luxury Management
The Master of Science (MSc) in Luxury Management is an innovative program designed to give students a solid business background with a specialization in the luxury industry. The program has been devised by academics and luxury business professionals, and prepares students to tackle the various issues that luxury brands are facing in a rapidly changing world.

Upon successful completion of the program, students will receive the MSc in Luxury Management degree, supported by leading luxury companies across the world. Graduates will be able to pursue a career in operations, finance, marketing and communications in a luxury company.

Completed in 2 years – the MSc in Luxury Management includes 20 modules given over 11 months and 12 months of a thesis with an internship possibility. Each module involves 40 hours of classroom time

MBA: Master of Business Adminsitration Degree Program
BSL offers a modular, one-year Master’s program designed to meet the demands of today’s competitive and global business environment. In addition to case studies and interactive lectures, the BSL MBA program includes an applied Management Report where students must apply academic skills to a concrete business situation. This pragmatic approach prepares MBA students to successfully manage a business and overcome unexpected challenges. The program may also be taken part-time allowing for a flexible completion date, taking between 1.5 and 3 year to complete.

Executive MBA Degree Program
The BSL Executive MBA Program brings together executives from many different sectors of business. All share the desire to improve their problem-solving capabilities in a rapidly changing business world. BSL’s pragmatic approach provides an atmosphere for high quality discussions among professionals who encounter similar business problems. The resulting effects are exciting, stimulating, and highly conducive to rapidly broadening their experience.

The program follows an 18 month modular formal with classes on Saturdays and in 3-day workshops for the first year and a Real-Life Mangement report, elective courses in Leadership in the final six months.

DBA: Doctor of Business Administration Degree Program
The BSL DBA program is specifically designed for successful business practitioners interested in applying their knowledge and experience to the intellectual exercise of business research. BSL’s doctorate program takes into account the practicality of business. In other fields the doctorate is often earned by the proposition of theories that explain experimental observations. However, in the pace of modern business, theories must be more than just explained—they must be successfully undertaken and profitably implemented. BSL’s Doctorate in Business Administration challenges candidates to develop business theories into practical proposals.

The BSL DBA is awarded on the basis of a thesis written under the guidance of a senior member of the BSL faculty. Though a candidate is free to choose a DBA thesis topic, we favor research that encourages business and management to embrace its responsibility, favoring issues involving practical considerations in ethics, sustainability, professional development, governance and alternative business models.

Executive Education

Diploma in Sustainable Business
The 1-year executive program leads to a joint degree of a “Diploma in Advanced Studies in Sustainable Business” from BSL and the University of St. Gallen in collaboration with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). It represents 30 ECTS credits and falls under the category of Diploma of Advanced Studies.

The Diploma in Sustainable Business brings together experts from IWö-HSG’s renowned Institute for Economy and the Environment, specialists in interdisciplinary learning and training from BSL and business and sustainability professionals from the WBCSD. The year-long course addresses global sustainability challenges, explores their strategic implications and assesses their impacts via lectures, corporate visits, exchanges with NGOs and outdoors sessions.

Modules are taught by accomplished leaders from academia, government, non-governmental organizations and business leaders. The Diploma in Sustainable Business is aimed at participants who want to develop their skills in the sustainability field, integrate sustainability into their existing area of responsibility or become sustainability experts.There are three learning dimensions incorporated in the program’s content: global challenges, strategic implications, business impact.

The program provides participants with a broad understanding of global sustainability issues and equips them with practical skills to develop and implement sustainability-oriented solutions in organizations stretching from businesses to NGOs and social ventures.

Management Training Seminars
BSL provides executive education for working professionals through its fully accredited MBA program. Designed in collaboration with leading CEOs and HR directors, BSL’s MBA modules are given as separate 3-day Management Training Seminars and provide a cost-effective way for professionals to advance their management and leadership skills.

Upon completion of each seminar, participants get MBA credits (which may be applied towards an MBA degree) and practical knowledge delivered by a multidisciplinary team of professors, who are all acting professionals with contemporary and accomplished business acumen.

BSL’s seminars cover wide range of topics to support working professionals and managers gain leadership skills and advance in their area of business:

Effective Self-Management
Strategic Thinking for General Manager
Successful Negotiations
Project Management
Leading Change & Turn-around Management

Corporate Finance
Finance for Entrepreneurs

Effective Marketing
Marketing Essentials
Competitive Positioning

Strategic Communications
Advanced Communications Skills
Advanced Teamwork & Cooperation Skills

Human Ressources
Developing & Managing Others

Corporate Social Responsibility
Creating Sustainable Value

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Schellhammer Business School in Spain
Courses / Programs
For students from Switzerland & global international students, Schellhammer Business School in Spain offers a wonderful alternative location to study business in Europe in English, and to enhance your business and management-related skills through a Diploma or Degree program.

• Situated on a private resort in Estepona, close to Marbella and Malaga in the sunny south of Spain, SBS provides BBA, MBA, Executive Diploma in Business, and Foundation Diploma in Business courses, taught in English.

• Students at Schellhammer Business School are provided with all the tools, knowledge, skills and visionary capacity to realize their goals.

• Students can enjoy quality 4-star accommodation on-site, in 2 bedroom apartments shared exclusively with other SBS students, available throughout the academic year, from October to June.

• Estepona is a beautiful seaside resort town 20 minutes south-west of Marbella in the province of Malaga in Southern Spain.

• Easily accessible from Malaga International Airport, Estepona is perfectly located for a quick weekend trip to other cities in southern Spain, including Seville, Granada, Cadiz, and Cordoba.

• We look forward to greeting you to charming Estepona.

"I would like to express my gratitude for having had the opportunity to attend SBS over the last three years, it has been an amazing experience and I feel that I am really prepared now for the world and my future."
Jenny, BBA Graduate
Bachelor, Masters & Diploma Programs taught in English:

• 3-Year Bachelor Degree in Business Administration (BBA)

• 1-Year Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program

• 1-Year Foundation Diploma in Business (Alternative route into our Bachelor Program)

• 13-week Executive Diploma in Business (Focusing on Business, Economy, Politics, Education, and Understanding)

All programs include the option to learn one or more foreign languages, including Spanish, French, German, Italian, Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, Russian and English.
SBS - Swiss Business School, Zurich
Courses / Programs
Swiss Business School (SBS) is a fully-accredited international business school in Zurich, Switzerland that provides undergraduate and graduate business degree programs, which are taught in the English language. We are dedicated to preparing students from around the world for careers of the global economy in International Management, Finance, Marketing and other fields.

We are a quality-driven niche player. We teach state of the art theory, immerse students in international experiences, and connect them to best practice in business. Participants in our programs learn much more than management theory and practice; they acquire new ways of thinking that can profoundly change their lives and the success of their organization.

SBS Swiss Business School is fully accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), a US Specialized Accrediting Body for Business & Business-Related Degree Programs at the Baccalaureate and Graduate Degree Levels in Colleges and Universities. Zurich is the financial and economic capital of Switzerland, at the heart of Europe. It is only one hour by air from London, Paris, Brussels or Berlin.
BBA - Bachelor of Business Administration Program
MBA - Master of Business Administration Program
Flex MBA - Master of Business Administration Program
Executive MBA - Executive Master of Business Administration Program
Distance Learning MBA Program
DBA - Doctor of Business Administration
AAE - Accelerated Adult Education Program
IMD Business School
Courses / Programs
IMD Business School, located on the shores of Lake Geneva in Lausanne, Switzerland, is one of the world’s top ranked business schools offering over 20 open-enrollment executive development programs, including intensive MBA and Executive MBA programs, as well as company-specific partnership programs. We offer pioneering and collaborative solutions to your business requirements and encourage an open attitude towards learning and growth. Our expert faculty delivers cutting-edge knowledge based on relevant, innovative and rigorous research. Our unique real world, real learning approach enables executives to immediately apply new insights. By challenging boundaries, together we can redefine ambitions and realize performance breakthroughs.

Every year, we welcome thousands of business leaders from around the world to our global meeting place in Lausanne, Switzerland. IMD Business School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
Master of Business Administration (MBA):
- The IMD MBA program develops leaders who can move their businesses forward.
- Duration 1 year

Executive MBA (EMBA):
- Major themes are: business fundamentals, globalization, leadership, strategy and execution
- Timing is flexible, spreading 16.5 weeks out of the office, and 40+ weeks of distance learning over a minimum of 15 months

Other Programs Include:
- Family Business Programs
- Partnership Programs
- Open Enrollment Programs
IMI University Centre – International Management Institute Switzerland
Courses / Programs
Located in Luzern, north-central Switzerland, IMI University Centre – International Management Institute Switzerland is one of the global leaders in hospitality education. We provide a range of internationally-recognized undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the fields of hospitality, tourism and events management. Our programs are taught in English to students from throughout Switzerland and around the world. We offer our accredited courses at certificate, diploma, and bachelor degree level, as well as Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs. 

Established in 1991, we are one of the oldest Hotel Management Schools in Switzerland. In addition, we are among the very few Hotel Schools which is 100% Swiss owned. IMI has various accreditations, memberships and validation agreements. At IMI, all our courses are validated by our British academic partner, Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU).

Our highly specialized hospitality and tourism management institution provides opportunities for talented individuals from around the world to take up professional positions in the world’s largest industry. In any one semester at IMI, there are around 35 different nationalities represented.

Student Testimonial:
"At IMI I was given the opportunity to connect with students from various parts of the world and a very good faculty who guided me and gave me the support needed for my personal and career growth. Their continuous support helped me achieve the role of General Manager" - Neil
- MBA programs: IMI Luzern MBA; International Hospitality Management

- Postgraduate Diploma in International Hotel & Events Mgmt

- Bachelor Degree in International Hotel Management; International Tourism & Events Management & more

- IMI Higher Diploma Courses

- Diploma in International Hotel & Tourism Mgmt

- Certificate in International Hotel & Tourism Mgmt

- English courses for international students
Geneva Business School (GBS)
Courses / Programs
Geneva Business School (GBS) provides an outstanding international environment for undergraduates, graduates and postgraduates in every dimension of student life in Geneva, Switzerland. Our business administration and finance degree programmes are tailored to meet this century’s complex global challenges. English is the language of instruction. Course curriculum is designed with the real world in mind to create the most practical and innovative education possible.

Geneva Business School has received specialized accreditation for its business programmes through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), located in Olathe, Kansas. Our faculty members are highly experienced and are specialists in the field that they teach.

Geneva Business School classes are scaled to sizes which encourage a higher quality interaction between students and faculty. Our new Career Support Center has been founded on our dedication to seeing our students get the most from their studies both in and beyond the classroom.

Geneva International Airport is located 4 km north-west of the city, providing easy access to and from other international cities in Europe and around the world.
Bachelor's degree programmes:
- Bachelor in Finance (BF)
- Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
- Dual Degree programmes with ESC Chambéry (France)

Master's degree programmes:
- Master of Business Administration (MBA)
- Master of Science Degree in Finance (MsF)
- European Master programme in International Private Banking (EMIB)
- Dual Degree programmes with ESC Chambéry (France)

Doctorate programmes: Each specific field of research at doctorate level is represented by a separate department.
Swiss Finance Institute
Courses / Programs
Based in both Zurich and Geneva, Swiss Finance Institute is a private foundation created by Switzerland's banking and finance community in co-operation with leading Swiss universities to support and advance research & executive education in banking and finance. As one of the major European providers of advanced executive education in banking and finance and delivering world-class research, the institute offers a wide variety of high-quality international and national executive education programmes including an executive MBA in Asset & Wealth Management taught in English, a PhD programme and more.

Established in 2006, the institute emerged from the integration of three of the most important Swiss financial institutes: The International Center FAME for Financial Asset Management and Engineering in Geneva, the Swiss Banking School in Zurich and the Stiftung Banking and Finance at the University of Zurich.

Swiss Finance Institute combines state-of-the-art knowledge and skills in management with practical experience and insights into the functioning of the financial sector. Students are exposed to the latest developments within the most important business areas & technology of the sector.
Executive Education programmes:
- Master programme: Dual Degree Executive MBA in Asset and Wealth Management (in English)
- Senior Management programme in Banking (in English)
- Advanced Executive programme (in German)
- Diploma of Advanced Studies (DAS) in Banking (in German)
- Financial Asset Management and Engineering programme (FAME)
- International Private Banking & Wealth Management Retreat
- PhD programme in Finance
- Private Banking – Cross Border Activities (Workshop)