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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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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)
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
Lausanne Hotel School
Courses / Programs
Located in Lausanne, a beautiful city which lies on Lake Geneva in Western Switzerland, The Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) is a leading hospitality school which is part of the University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland. EHL is an international, bilingual school that offers hotel management and hospitality programmes in both English and French.

We provide the solid management education of a top business school while basing our programmes on our own unique educational philosophy: Hospitality management as both a science and an art. We are accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

Founded a hundred and fifteen years ago the school has never ceased to grow and innovate. During this time, the hospitality industry too has greatly evolved. It is now the fastest-growing economic sector in the world and is reaching out into many new business areas.

In response to these rapid changes, EHL continually evaluates and updates its programmes to correspond to new industry needs. With more than a century of experience, EHL is steeped in rich traditions yet a visit to the school reveals a young, dynamic institution with ultra-modern facilities.
- 4-year Bachelor of Science in Hospitality

- 2-year Hotel Management Diploma

- 14-month Master in Hospitality

* Programmes are offered in English and French.

* All EHL programmes strike a careful balance between the science and art of hospitality management.

* Students learn the hard financial and business aspects of hotel management as well as practical and professional experience.
Rockfield College of Management (RCM), Switzerland
Courses / Programs
Swiss Quality. Affordable Programs. Flexible Learning. Rockfield College of Management (RCM), located in Zurich, Switzerland offers career-focused accredited programs in Business and Management Sciences through Online / Distance Learning study. Our programs will enable students to expand their intellectual perceptions while they acquire knowledge that allow them to occupy positions of leadership.

For many years, Rockfield College of Management (RCM) has specialized in adult education; offering accessible and affordable Bachelor, Master and professional programs through online/distance learning, Swiss accredited curriculum and dedicated faculty.

RCM posses international recognitions:- EduQua Accredited in Switzerland; Accreditation Candidate of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs ACSBP (USA), Member of European Council for Business Education (ECBE); Member of United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA); Member of American Association for Higher Education and Accreditation (AAHEA).
- Bachelor of Business Administration BBA
- Bachelor of Public Administration BPA
- BA in Rural Development
- BS in Aviation Management
- BS in International Business
- BS in Environmental Management
- HDip in Business Administration

- Master of Business Administration MBA
- Master of Science in Finance
- MS. Aviation Management
- MS in Environmental Management
- MS in Engineering Management
- Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)
- Doctor of Education (EdD)
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.
Glion Institute of Higher Education, Online MBA & Hospitality Postgraduate Programs
Courses / Programs
Established in 1962, Glion Institute of Higher Education is a private university in Montreaux, Switzerland, and is a global leader in international hospitality education.

Glion has been ranked among the Top 3 Hospitality Management Schools in the world for an international career.

We provide an accredited online MBA in International Hospitality & Service Industries Management degree program taught in English that is available to students and working professionals around the world.

In addition, we provide Postgraduate Certificate & Diploma programs that are also taught entirely via the internet. We offer two start dates in 2014.

Our MBA offers a management curriculum that balances hospitality and tourism applied knowledge with a core of management and leadership theory.

It is designed to equip working professionals with the expertise to lead and motivate individuals, teams and organizations within a diverse and multicultural global business environment.

The program is intensive and relevant, yet we offer an MBA program that fits into your work and life, in an online environment which is 'asynchronous'.

There are no fixed lecture times, the classroom is always open and you don’t need to synchronize your study with anyone else.
Online Master of Business Administration (MBA) in International Hospitality & Service Industries Management degree with the following specializations:

- General Management for Service Industries
- Marketing & Innovation
- Asset & Revenue Management
- ‘Self Designed’ option: Any 3 courses from the other specializations

Online Postgraduate Programs:
- Postgraduate Certificate in International Hospitality & Services Administration

- Postgraduate Diploma in International Hospitality & Services Management