MBA Programs in Switzerland

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Switzerland is a beautiful country with much to offer and attracts students from all over the world thanks to its top quality higher education institutions, including a vast number of business schools. Taking an MBA in Switzerland will provide you with both general business skills and more specific knowledge, thus enabling you to succeed in many areas. MBA programs in Switzerland focus on soft as well as hard skills, since both of them are necessary for a responsible, self-aware management. Leadership skills are another key element of MBA programs in Switzerland.


Taking an MBA in Switzerland gives you the chance to study and network in an international, multilingual environment where job opportunities are abundant thanks to the dynamic economy. You will be able to gain complex knowledge, new patterns of thinking and new perspectives. Subjects such as business, strategy, finance and marketing will be closely examined.


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Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance and Responsible Investment

Sustainability Management School
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2017 Switzerland Gland + 1 more

The aim of the full time (one year) or part-time (two years) Master of Business Administration in Finance and Responsible Investment is to offer a predominantly professionally oriented education that addresses corporate finance and the broader sustainability agenda for responsible investment. [+]

MBA Programs in Switzerland 2017. The aim of the full time (one year) or part-time (two years) Master of Business Administration in Finance and Responsible Investment is to offer a predominantly professionally oriented education that addresses corporate finance and the broader sustainability agenda for responsible investment. Designed for all professionals in corporations, non-profits and governmental agencies demanding sustainability knowledge and practice. Applicants learn how to apply innovative solutions for a sustainable economy, society and environment. During the courses you have the opportunity to network with our partners while searching for job or enhancing your career. The first part of the program is constituted by theoretical analysis and the second one is mainly focused on developing practical skills. This Program of Study involves the transmission of existing knowledge or the development of new applications of knowledge within different fields of investigation. Specifically, the practical-oriented projects are guided by academics, consultants and professionals. These projects are part of SUMAS’ innovative teaching methodology which includes video conferences with leading speakers in business schools and multinational organizations around the globe. These activities not only encourage knowledge sharing but are also valuable career-building networking opportunities. Program Organization: Length: 3 terms (full-time program) or 6 terms (part-time program). Content: 9 core modules, 5 major courses including a project in collaboration with our local and international partners and a final capstone course. Small classes. Upon request, individual lectures. Starting Dates: January, April and September. Requirements for the MBA Programs : - Official certified transcripts and diplomas of Bachelor or Master Studies, with certified translation if not originally in English. - TOEFL (minimum score of 550 PBT or 80 IBT), or IELTS (minimum score of 5.5), or other Standardized English Placement Exams. - Motivation Letter indicating why you want to study in Switzerland at Sustainability Management School. - Copy of Passport or ID. Graduate Program Costs - Non-refundable application fee - 200 CHF for EU/500 CHF for Non-European. - 1-year program costs: 35,950 CHF (Tuition Fees) (OPTIONAL second year with internship, an additional 7,600 CHF) SUMAS does not currently offer any scholarship programs or grants. [-]

MBA in Oil and Gas Management

Geneva Business School (GBS)
Campus Full time Part time 18 months September 2017 Switzerland Geneva + 1 more

This Master in Business Administration with a Major in Oil and Gas Management will provides in-depth knowledge and practical training relevant to the specialized field of trading in oil and gas on an International scale. [+]

This Master in Business Administration with a Major in Oil and Gas Management will provides in-depth knowledge and practical training relevant to the specialized field of trading in oil and gas on an International scale. Students will learn how to face challenges and make key decisions within the energy industry. Facts Duration: 18 months Credits: 90 ECTS Language: English Intakes: February and September Degree Awarded: Master in Business Administration Major in Oil and Gas Management. Exchange Program: Rotate between campuses. We offer the opportunity of studying in all of our campuses during the 18 months of the master program. Internships: GBS work with the bests and for the bests. All of our students have guaranteed internships with the most important enterprises with world-wide recognition. Location: Geneva Campus and Barcelona Campus and Astana Campus Program The program requires the successful completion of 90 credits. The program consists of 4 groups of courses common for all Masters, from which students may select the desired subjects to study: Core Courses, Elective Courses, Master Thesis and the Orientation Courses. Career Options The program is of particular relevance to those working in, or planning to work as: Trader Supply Chain Manager Business Analyst Commodities Expert Business Development Coordinator Management Analyst Application and Admissions Selection Criteria GBS’s selection process emphasises leadership potential, academic ability, personal qualities and competencies. We are looking for candidates with managerial experience, people skills and a proven academic record. Admission Requirements Bachelor degree or equivalent in a related field (plus 2 years experience). For Executive Master, 5 years experience Completed application form with passport photo included Photocopy of all academic diplomas or certificates Official English exam results: IELTS 6.0, TOEFL IBT 70, proof of studying previously in an English speaking environment for a minimum of 3 years, or successful completion of the university’s admission examination. Photocopy of your passport Receipt for the payment of the application fee Curriculum Vitae (C.V.) Recommendation letter [-]

MBA in Design Management

EU Business School
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years March 2017 Switzerland Geneva + 1 more

Under the academic supervision of Pierre Keller, former director of <strong>ECAL (École Cantonale d'Art de Lausanne), the Design Management MBA program</strong> is the first of its kind at EU. Participants will gain a general understanding of design history and esthetics, as well as learning how to best apply them to good business and management practices. [+]

MBA Programs in Switzerland 2017. Design is a ubiquitous discipline that extends into every sector of business. With the increase of social and virtual channels, a company has more options than ever to promote its products and brands. A practical knowledge of design, current trends and how they affect corporate practices, is quickly becoming a key component of a good business education. Through this program, you will gain a general understanding of design history and esthetics while learning how to best apply them to good business and productive management practices. Duration: Three terms Start Dates: October, January, March Teaching Language: English Dual Degree On Campus MSc in International Management For students who do not have two years of work experience Duration: Three terms Dual Degree Awarded: EU Switzerland private accredited MBA degree + an official MSc in International Management degree awarded by the University of Roehampton in London MBA For students who have two or more years of work experience Duration: Three terms Dual Degree Awarded: EU Switzerland private accredited MBA degree + an official MBA awarded by the University of Roehampton in London Campus Exchange Programs: You can transfer to any of the four main campuses after any completed term. We also have exchange programs with a long list of other universities around the world. Please see the list of our partners. Career Counseling: EU has departments on each campus to help students find jobs in their field of study. Admission Requirements: Students must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Students must also have an intermediate English level. Admission period: Year round. Design management graduates enter the market with a diverse skill set that will enable them to discern a good design idea from one that will not work in the current market. They will also know how to incorporate design into the modern world of business. Employability Design Management professionals can seek employment as: - brand strategists - advertising executives - product developers - project managers - marketing managers - business directors Requirements Proof of English fluency: TOEFL score 233 (computer-based), 577 (paper-based), 89 (Internet-based); IELTS 6.5; CAE C1; PTE score 59; English native or equivalent Candidates must also meet two of the following: A minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale A satisfactory score on the GMAT or GRE 2+ years of professional work experience (may include military service) Students not meeting these criteria will have an interview with the Dean and will be considered on a merit basis. For more information please contact the Admissions Department of your chosen campus. [-]

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

The International University in Geneva
Campus Full time Part time 1 year Switzerland

The MBA is designed for young professionals interested in pursuing a career in business management. In addition to core business courses with a focus on quantitative problem solving, the MBA trains young professionals to be future top managers with courses in theory and practice. MBA graduates go on to lead and manage in multinationals and family businesses as top executives. [+]

KEY BENEFITS OF THE MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Learning in a dynamic environment in Switzerland with a multicultural student body and faculty with “real world” experience; Providing practical skills to advance personal and professional goals; Exploring the latest business theories and practices; Gaining insight into global businesses, their management and operations. PROFILE The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is designed for young professionals interested in pursuing a career in business management. The MBA provides a comprehensive introduction to today’s global business environment: what are the key challenges facing companies? How are businesses successful at an international level? Why are business ethics and social responsibility crucial? MBA PROGRAM DETAILS Calendar: The MBA program has four starting dates: September, November, March and May. Contents: In addition to core business courses with a focus on quantitative problem solving, the MBA trains young professionals to be future top managers with courses in theory and practice: operations and project management, leadership and organizational behavior, global entrepreneurship and venture initiation, strategic financial management and corporate social responsibility. The master of business administration is comprised of 14 courses taken over one year. Faculty: The faculty at IUG in Switzerland, is international in experience, practical in orientation and focused on their teaching. The faculty members are student-centered and committed to foster a stimulating learning environment. Study in Switzerland: Geneva belongs to a select group of truly “international” cities of the world, making it an ideal place to study international management. Learn more about studying in Geneva. AN INTERNATIONAL NETWORK The International University in Geneva has established a strong network, developing exchange programs with 17 universities worldwide. Learn more about our international network. YOUR CAREER WITH YOUR MBA MBA graduates have gone on to executive positions in multinationals, family businesses, international organizations and governments. Career services: The International University in Geneva provides for counselling to assist students in their career decisions. The International University in Geneva provides for Career Counselling to assist students. MBA ADMISSION Apply online for the MBA program: Fill in the Application form. MBA entry requirements: Students applying for the MBA program must provide several documents. See the admission requirements. MBA TUITION FEES The tuition of the International University in Geneva, Switzerland, is CHF 36,400 for Master of Business Administration graduate program. Learn more about Tuition Fees. The fees include teaching materials, cases and textbooks. [-]

Global Executive MBA

CEIBS Africa
Campus Part time 18 months September 2017 Switzerland Zurich

China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) is the leading international business school in China. The school is an autonomous non-prot joint venture established in 1994 under an agreement between the Chinese government and the European Commission. [+]

MBA Programs in Switzerland 2017. Top 20 Globally for 7 Consecutive Years, #13 in 2016 - Financial Times EMBA Ranking China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) is the leading international business school in China. The school is an autonomous non-prot joint venture established in 1994 under an agreement between the Chinese government and the European Commission. Headquartered at its largest campus in Shanghai’s nancial hub, Pudong, CEIBS also has a campus in China's political capital, Beijing. The Lorange Institute of Business, Zurich is CEIBS' base in the heart of Europe. Classes are also offered at CEIBS’ locations in Shenzhen, in south China, as well as in Accra, Ghana’s bustling capital. CEIBS is the rst Asia-based business school to achieve top-tier global rankings for its MBA, Global EMBA and executive education programmes, and is the rst business school in mainland China to earn the internationally-recognised EQUIS accreditation. CEIBS Global EMBA is a 18-month learning journey that balances China Depth and Global Breadth and offers you unlimited potential to expand your global network while having access to China’s largest business school alumni community. Learning with and from high achieving classmates and a team of world-class faculty will provide you with the world-class knowledge you need to take your career and your organisation to the next level. Language: English Duration: 18 months, September start Schedule: Part-time, 8 days every two months Days out of office: 60 Location: Zurich, Shanghai & Accra 2012-2016 Global EMBA Participants’ Profile Average Age 39 Average Years of Work Experience 14 Average Years of Management Experience 10 Countries / Regions Represented 23 International Participants 34% Female Participants 31% YOUR LEARNING JOURNEY… III INTEGRATING BUSINESS FUNCTIONS • Company Project • Integrative Simulation • Global Electives (choose at least one) USA, Brazil, India, Japan/Korea, Africa I MASTERING BUSINESS FUNDAMENTALS • Understanding Economics & Markets • Global Trends • Becoming Customer-Centric • Managing the Value Chain • Assessing Financial Health • Organisational Behaviour II BUILDING STRATEGIC CAPABILITIES • Strategic Execution • Managing Across Borders • Leading Change • The Innovative Organisation • Electives/Specialisation Admission Criteria Undergraduate university degree or above. 10 years’work experience with 7 years in managerial positions.(You are welcome to contact us for an assessment of your experience) Strong command of both written and spoken English. Tuition The tuition for the 2017 intake is CHF 90,000. How to Apply GEMBA operates with rolling admissions, meaning that candidates can submit their application at any time Leadership Transform your ability to lead your colleagues and your organisation more effectively. Impact Enhance your managerial effectiveness and return on investment by applying new skills, knowledge and frameworks within your company. Faculty Work with world-class faculty and industry experts throughout a 20-month journey that balances China Depth and Global Breadth. Network Expand your global reach and network, while accessing the business school alumni community. Global Develop a greater appreciation of global business opportunities by participating in a minimum of three global discovery modules. Peers Learn from high-achieving classmates and develop the collaboration skills needed to meet the complex challenges of today’s global business environment. "Impossible to describe with words such an incredible journey. CEIBS GEMBA gave me the possibility not only to grow as a professional but more importantly to grow as a person by experiencing true 360 degree learning. The programme is a must do if you want to enjoy a real cross cultural experience and be able to do business successfully with China." "My Global EMBA experience at CEIBS was a transformational one from a personal and professional leadership perspective. CEIBS aims not only to deliver a world class business education, but to shape and create the global business leaders of tomorrow." Louise Vogler, Canada Global EMBA 2010 Regional Credit Ofcer, Wholesale Bank Standard Chartered Bank David Sancho, Spain Global EMBA 2012 CEO (East Asia & India), Mango "My Global EMBA experience at CEIBS was a transformational one from a personal and professional leadership perspective. CEIBS aims not only to deliver a world class business education, but to shape and create the global business leaders of tomorrow." Louise Vogler, Canada Global EMBA 2010 Regional Credit Ofcer, Wholesale Bank Standard Chartered Bank [-]

MBA in Hospitality Management

Les Roches International School of Hotel Management - Bluche,Switzerland
Campus Full time 1 year February 2017 Switzerland Crans-Montana

This Master of Business Administration or MBA Hospitality Management prepares young professionals for senior managerial positions through a focus on problem solving, data-driven decision making, and strategic [+]

MBA Hospitality Management This Master of Business Administration or MBA Hospitality Management prepares young professionals for senior managerial positions through a focus on problem solving, data-driven decision making, and strategic business and leadership development. The curriculum is developed in collaboration with industry experts to ensure maximum relevance to industry trends and demands. It is delivered by an experienced, international faculty. The program includes leadership lectures, real-world project collaboration with hospitality companies to implement leadership problem-solving skills, a dissertation and specialization courses in Marketing or Finance. Courses Overview The following outline is an overview of the courses offered in the MBA in Hospitality Management program. For precise details and course descriptions, refer to the Academic Catalog. SEMESTER 1 Across Cultures Leadership and Development Strategic Hospitality Management Sustainability Trends in Tourism and Hospitality Data Analysis and Decision Making Strategic Operational Management Hospitality Financial Management and Budgeting SEMESTER 2 Business Economics Strategic Management Revenue and Pricing Management Tourism Destination and Event Planning Applied Research Project …plus three Specialization Courses (Hospitality Real Estate, Corporate Finance, Investment Strategies for Financial Markets and Asset Management). MBA Specializations MBA HOSPITALITY WITH FINANCE Financial management is a core competency for executive managers in today’s competitive global hospitality sector. Showing solid knowledge of key financial principles related to revenue, real-estate and investment strategies will give the graduate an added value to progress rapidly up the ladder of a hospitality organization. SPECIALIZATION COURSES IN SEMESTER 2 Hospitality Real Estate Corporate Finance Investment Strategies for Financial Markets and Asset Management MBA HOSPITALITY WITH MARKETING Hospitality consumer expectations are constantly increasing and the power to reserve, review and choose online is changing the way hospitality companies do marketing. Having key competencies in brand and digital marketing strategies will give the graduate many opportunities to develop and prove expertise in the digital era. SPECIALIZATION COURSES IN SEMESTER 2 Consumer Behavior Brand Marketing E-Marketing Admissions Requirements Age - Normally aged 24 years old or above. Education - Applicants must hold a Bachelor Degree from an accredited Institution of higher learning in any field, ideally with a minimum of 2 years of work experience. English Qualifications - If you are not a native English speaker, or if you have not spent the last 3 years in an English-taught school, please enclose one of the following: TOEFL: minimum score of 550 points for the paper based test or 80 on the Internet Based Test (IBT). The TOEFL testing code number for Les Roches is 9827. Cambridge First Certificate Exam (FCE): Grade A or Cambridge Advanced Exam (CAE): grade C. Please also send the statement of results with your detailed profile. I.E.L.T.S : Academic Module minimum Overall Band Score of 5.5 and min. 5.0 in each part (listening, reading, writing, speaking). Interview - The school may require a phone or personal interview before admission into the program. [-]

MBA - International Hospitality and Service Industries Management

Glion Institute of Higher Education
Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 year February 2017 Switzerland Montreux + 1 more

Our MBA in hospitality is a uniquely flexible degree that will sharpen your strategic management skills and build your professional network for access to upper-management positions within the hospitality, tourism and service industries. [+]

MBA Programs in Switzerland 2017. A fast-track to new opportunities Our MBA in hospitality is a uniquely flexible degree that will sharpen your strategic management skills and build your professional network for access to upper-management positions within the hospitality, tourism and service industries. The MBA in hospitality is a NEASC accredited, industry-approved MBA that develops skills in critical thinking, leadership, business data analysis, and financial management. Additionally, the MBA class environment contributes to professional development through contact with industry leaders, cross-cultural work groups, and industry-specific business projects. Glion MBA - Online, Campus & Professional Options To meet the needs of students with varying work experience, educational backgrounds and professional situations, Glion offers the following program options which all lead to the same degree: the MBA in International Hospitality & Service Industries Management. Campus – Our traditional, one-year MBA in hospitality The campus MBA program is designed for students with a degree in hospitality, event or tourism. Campus & Online – A flexible MBA hybrid For students who have two years of work experience, the hybrid MBA is taught 50% on campus, and 50% online. Online MBA – 100% Online for Experienced Professionals For experienced professionals only, this MBA allows the flexibility to study at one’s own pace while continuing to work. Professional MBA For students who have little or no work experience, this program integrates internships and offers flexibility to study online. MBA Career Advancement MBA graduates are actively recruited by major hotel companies around the world to enter management positions in hotels, restaurants and tourism businesses, as well as consultancy, business analysis, marketing, or financial management positions in any service organization. Glion graduates have the opportunity to join the Glion Alumni Association , where they become life-long members of our worldwide network of alumni and industry partners. This membership gives them the opportunity to participate in social networking, access employment opportunities and share their career advancement with other alumni. MBA Students Profile In July 2012, the MBA program enrolled 53 students out of 74 applicants. The class is composed of 36 women and 17 men. The average age is 22-25 years old. The MBA class shares a rich cultural mix with 25 nationalities represented: 24% from all of Europe, 10% from North and South America, and 55% from Asia and Eastern Pacific countries. All of the MBA students entered the program with a Bachelor degree and some work experience in a service related position. Online MBA Students Profile With seven intakes now underway, over 120 students are now studying on the GIHE Online MBA. The combined classrooms are composed of 33% women and 67% men, with an average age of 37 years and 15 years of relevant working experience with 17% students gaining corporate sponsorship for their studies. The Online MBA boasts a cultural mix of 48 countries: 32% European, 16% from North and South America, and 52% from Africa, Asia and Eastern Pacific countries. [-]

MBA in International Hospitality Management

IMI International Management Institute Switzerland
Campus Full time 44 weeks August 2017 Switzerland Luzern

IMI's International Hospitality Management Postgraduate Programme is validated by Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. [+]

The programme's objective is to equip students with the skills necessary for eventual higher level management in the hospitality industry by focusing on those subjects that relate to the internationalisation of hotel and hospitality companies. The core focus is on strategic management with subjects including studying at Master's level, strategic international marketing management, enterprise development, project appraisal and feasibility studies, business cultures in developing new markets.

Requirements for Admission

Degree with Honours in Hotel or Tourism Management successful completion of the IMI Postgraduate Diploma plus experience A Degree in other fields may be accepted, if supported with adequate professional experience IMI regards strong motivation and maturity as important as academic qualifications Proficiency in English: 600 TOEFL (paper-based), 6.5 IELTS, or equivalent ... [-]

IBAS Master of Business Administration

International Business Academy
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 18 months September 2017 Switzerland Zug + 1 more

IBAS MBA program is a combination of full flexibility and low fees. [+]

Be a part of an International Community of Learners – Join the International Business Academy of Switzerland We offer you a unique opportunity to earn TWO awards at the same time. By completing this program, you will receive a Master of Business Administration from IBAS, and an MA in Leadership from Anglia Ruskin University. Relevant and Up-to-Date Programs: This dual award program offers learners in-depth coverage of subjects that are relevant and practical, delivered by experienced faculty whom are committed to the success of their students. Global recognition and Employability: The MA in Leadership is awarded by Anglia Ruskin University, a British university based in East of England. With an excellent graduate employability track record, 89.6% of their graduates are either employed or studying for a further qualification within six months of graduation. Learn French: Now is your chance to take up a new language! Students who enrol will have the option of taking a 15 week intensive French language class conducted by the Institut Richelieu Lausanne. Established in 1962, the school is dedicated entirely to teaching French. Program Duration:... [-]


MBA with a specialism in Leadership Studies

University of Strathclyde Business School
Campus Full time Part time 24 - 36 months

Our aim is to develop directors and high-potential managers into outstanding leaders in their own specialist business fields. The programme is valuable for those in the private, public and voluntary sectors. [+]

Why this course? The MBA with a specialism in Leadership Studies has been developed by Strathclyde Business School (SBS) and the Leadership Trust Foundation (LTF). Our aim is to develop directors and high-potential managers into outstanding leaders in their own specialist business fields. The programme is valuable for those in the private, public and voluntary sectors. Good leadership skills are essential for directors and senior managers to run their businesses effectively. With the challenges of the 21st century, these skills are now even more in demand. Specialist features The course structure combines an understanding of business functions, strategy and strategic thinking with an understanding of the leadership process and the practical development of leadership skills. You’ll enhance your self-awareness, self-control and self-confidence through personal experience of practical leadership and teamwork situations. We provide you with an innovative range of learning approaches to suit your own circumstances and you’ll gain a unique mix of practical leadership skills from one of Europe’s foremost leadership development organisations. We offer the academic depth and rigour expected of a top university business school. Benefits of the MBA with a specialism in Leadership Studies For you You’ll gain a better understanding of yourself and how others perceive you in your leadership role. Exposed to key business management and leadership theories and practices, you'll have an unparalleled opportunity to develop your strategic and behavioural leadership skills. You’ll gain a greater understanding of business management and will be able to lead your people more effectively, and will have the opportunity for networking through an outstanding international alumni network. We have thousands of members worldwide, many of whom have reached the highest positions in their fields. For your organisation By supporting your directors or managers on the MBA in Leadership programme, you'll be helping determine the long-term success of your organisation. A survey conducted by an independent consultancy on behalf of The Leadership Trust Foundation found that strong leadership qualities are the most important factor for achieving optimum performance at board and senior management levels. Flexible study routes The MBA with a specialism in Leadership Studies can be taken as part of the Flexible Learning route. It’s designed to fit with your demanding work responsibilities. Usually, you'll take the course part-time on a modular basis over three years but it can also be taken from between two years and six years. Based on the core curriculum of the Strathclyde MBA, the programme uses a combination of formal courses, self-study through supported distance learning, practical training and project work. Accreditation Less than 1% of business schools in the world hold "triple accreditation", and Strathclyde is one of them. The three international accrediting bodies are: The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business The European Quality Improvement System The Association of MBAs To gain accreditation by one of these bodies is an achievement in itself. To gain accreditation by all three bodies is a truly outstanding accomplishment and one we're proud of. Association of Masters of Business Administration (AMBA) You’re eligible to join AMBA after enrolment on an MBA course. Entry requirements Our selection process is designed to identify talented professionals from a wide range of academic, business and cultural backgrounds. While there are formal requirements for entry listed below, we take into consideration: your potential your interpersonal and team working qualities the range and nature of your managerial experience In order to assess these skills we ask you to complete a number of essays outlining your experience and aspirations alongside references supporting your work experience and academic record. We may ask you to undertake a formal interview to discuss your achievements and aspirations. We would encourage you to visit the school or centre you’re applying to and to ask as many questions as you need to clarify your decision. Qualifications & experience For entry to the MBA with a specialism in leadership studies programme you must: hold a degree from a UK university, or equivalent academic qualification from a comparable non-UK institution. If you studied for your undergraduate degree at a non-UK institution we will need a copy of your degree transcript. Professional qualifications will also be considered. be at least 28 years of age. have a minimum of three years' full-time postgraduate experience where the management of people and resources has played a significant role. Admissions testing Although the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) is not a standard requirement of our admissions process, strong verbal reasoning and numerical abilities are critical for the MBA and we may ask you to undertake such a test. Competence in English The MBA programme is highly interactive and requires a high level of competence in English speaking, writing, reading and understanding. A minimum score of 6.5 in IELTS is required for applicants whose first language is not English. We may consider applicants who fall slightly below these standards if they're willing to undertake pre-sessional study. Computer competence In order to undertake the Diploma/MBA you need to be competent in word processing, the use of spreadsheets and in report writing. The application process Completed application forms are considered by the Admissions Committee as they're received. You’re encouraged to submit your application form and all the supporting documentation as soon as possible. Once all the details are with us you should receive a decision within three or four weeks of application. Exemptions If you've undertaken courses at The Leadership Trust Foundation that are common to the MBA with a specialism in Leadership Studies programme within the past three years, you may be granted exemptions provided you fulfil the course requirements for written assignments. If you have completed a Strathclyde Diploma in Business, DMS, CNAA Diploma in Management Studies or a CIMO or Open University qualification, you may also be eligible for exemptions. If you've completed the Strathclyde MSc in Business and Management (MBM), you may upgrade to the MBA with a specialism in Leadership Studies. Applications for exemptions, which carry fee reductions, will be considered on an individual basis and the final decision will rest with the Exemptions Committee. Careers We recognise that career development is one of the main reasons why people invest in an MBA. The MBA job market offers plenty of global opportunity but can be complex and challenging. That's why we also offer a dedicated careers service for MBA students. You'll get career planning and skills development as well as unlimited access to personal advice and coaching. Our careers service is delivered in-house and by a team of top consultants. We work with you to complement your own proactive job search efforts too. We help you use your own career background and strengths to progress to your next career move. You’ll gain the understanding and tools to develop your personal, strategic career plan, as well as the self-marketing and communication skills to make effective applications and impress at interview. You’ll have the knowledge of the global job market and a range of contacts to make it work for you. Career & Professional Development Programme Our professional development programme is delivered in four modules throughout the year. Each is a week long and they're held in October, November, January and February. The programme includes: CPD 1 Introduction to strategic career planning and how to get the job you want Creating a personal profile (to be published on our profile site) Presentation skills workshop Networking skills, including social media The Glasgow Challenge CPD 2 Personal skills audit Setting career development goals Self-branding/self-presentation (CVs, cover letters and applications) Supporting resources CPD 3 Company visits and industry presentations, including alumni The Scottish MBA Careers Event CPD 4 Practical interview and assessment centre sessions Throughout the year, there will be additional workshops, master classes and company presentations. Dedicated careers resources You’ll have access to a library of MBA-specific information and resources through our Careers Portal. This offers: company and market information, both UK and global vacancies all over the world links to top MBA sites Where are they now?* MBA graduates' job titles include: Audit Manager Business Consultant Business Development Manager Change Project Manager Chief Executive Director Head of Operations Managing Consultant Operation Manager Quality Manager Senior Accounting Manager Quality Manager Regional Finance Manager Employers include: Cisco Deloitte EDF Enegery Glasgow City Council HSBC KPMG NHS Scottish Power Renewable Thermo Fisher Scientific Vets Now *Based on the results of the national Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Survey (2014/15 and 2013/14). [-]

MBA Change & Innovation

IAE Aix Graduate School of Management
Campus Full time 1 year

The Full time MBA programme is designed in cooperation with representatives of the corporate world - continually being adapted to global business challenges, and taught entirely in English ... [+]

MBA Change & Innovation

This program requires proficiency in English.

Studying Business with a spirit of change manager and manager for change

 

The full Time MBA in IAE Aix-en-Provence has long been an historical exception in French education. IAE Aix-en-Provence is the first graduate Management school created within the French University system.

 

IAE AIX full time MBA is the only accredited MBA in French public education offering a Change and Innovation Management focus, following a “real business education” concept, with great part of training dedicated to practical learning.

 

 

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Master of Business Administration (MBA)

SBS Swiss Business School
Campus or Online Full time 50 weeks February 2017 Switzerland Zurich

An MBA is sought after by ambitious individuals and in many organizations it is rewarded by an increase in salary and promotion. One of the most common reasons students mention for pursuing an MBA is a career change. [+]

Master of Business Administration (MBA) Welcome to SBS MBA Business has changed - radically so! We exist in a business environment of limitless borders,breakneck technological innovation, incredibly smart and socially collaborative customers,enhanced security concerns, increasingly complex government regulations, and economic uncertainty. In addition, as a current or future leader in a complex world, you want to engage your employees, positively surprise your customers, restore and sustain the environment, and lead with integrity. It won’t take two generations; we can and will re-invent the world in this generation! Now is a great time for you to prepare, re-tool, and aggressively launch forward. The SBS MBA will equip you for tomorrow’s business opportunities while keeping you grounded in today’s business reality. Our program is IACBE accredited, cutting-edge, and well-respected in the Zurich region and across the globe. Our curriculum is designed to develop leaders for the current and emerging business environment. Faculty dynamically conducts class sessions that are responsive to current business situations. The students in the program know that when they graduate they will have a new knowledge base and set of skills that make them attractive to employers. Our students know that now is the time to take command of their careers. Face it. You are busy. You have work obligations, family commitments, and a life to live. We understand that. That’s why our program provides the ultimate in flexibility and convenience. Our MBA fits your life; not the other way around. Wishing you much success with a great future! Bert Wolfs, Ph.D. Academic Dean Strengths of the SBS MBA Programs Students From the very beginning of SBS in the late 1990s the MBA programs have been steadily growing. Most participants are in the 24-46 age brackets. They come from a wide variety of organizations and have very diverse educational backgrounds. Women account for approximately 40% of the total student body. Foreign student enrolment amounts to over 60%. A considerable effort is made to constantly attract highly qualified students. Faculty SBS is known for passionate teaching and academic excellence, and we have assembled a faculty that is superbly skilled in teaching and professional practice.They are experts in their fields who are up-to-speed with the latest trends in management, entrepreneurship,international business, financial markets, marketing and technology. Our lecturers teach a curriculum that facilitates hands on learning opportunities: entrepreneurial projects, total quality management improvements, international studies courses, and internships. Teaching is valued highly. The curriculum includes case method and instructor-directed courses, and emphasizes classroom interaction. Classes are kept relatively small to keep an optimized student lecturer ratio. Student evaluations average above 4 on a1-5 scale. Our lecturers are challenging, but succeed by bringing difficult topics to life through discussions and concrete examples. International Diversity We are truly focused on the world. The SBS student body and faculty is highly international hailing from all around the world. We offer our participants an experience that prepares them to operate with ease across borders and cultures – in an environment that prizes diversity and the ability to bring a worldwide perspective to the business study. Location Zurich is situated in the heart of Europe. Although not a big metropolis (380’000 in the city proper and ca. 2 millions in the metropolitan area) Zurich is a Global Alpha City and one of the most international places worldwide. Its wellpreservedOld Town is to be found on both banks of the river Limmat, attracting tourists from all around the world.International banking and insurance companies are located in the region. Zurich is an economic and industrial center,hosting many international shows and fairs throughout the year and is also home of the Swiss Stock Exchange, the third biggest in Europe. The cosmopolitan, cultural and economic flair of the city,home to nearly 200 nations makes it an ideal location for international management studies. Zurich has a rich cultural life with numerous festivals, theatres, cinemas and fashion shows. The city is also a center for international sport events and offers a great number of outdoors and indoor sporting facilities. The Bahnhofstrasse is one of the most famous and exclusive shopping destinations in the world, the location of many prestigious fashion houses,jewelry makers and international restaurants. Employability The reputation of SBS within the industry has grown throughout the years. We have had companies sponsor employees for their studies. SBS had reputed domestic and international companies employ its students after graduation or during their studies. The students and graduates of SBS have become reputed members of the society and industry though their ability to apply instantly what they have learned. SBS MBA Programs An MBA is sought after by ambitious individuals and in many organizations it is rewarded by an increase in salary and promotion. One of the most common reasons students mention for pursuing an MBA is a career change. The programs are based on a common curriculum with extensive attention placed on the fields of specialization. At SBS Swiss Business School, you will find a supportive community where each person’s interests and ideas make a difference. With a limited class size, you’re assured of receiving individual attention from our faculty and staff. We offer an academically challenging curriculum, tailored to your career goals, and numerous opportunities form learning. These attributes set our MBA program apart from others. You can design a program of study that enables you to build on your strengths and interests. The program broadens your knowledge; sharpens your business skills; and incorporates your personal, professional, and extracurricular experiences. Program Offerings The Full-Time MBA at SBS is divided in the following Four Terms and can be completed within 50 effective school weeks: Term 1 - Core Subjects Term 2 - 3 core subjects and 2 specialization courses Term 3 - 2 core subjects and 3 specialization courses based on individual student’s major Term 4 - Independent research and study Students can start at any Term. Term 1 end of September, Term 2 beginning of January and Term 3 in mid-March. Flex MBA: In today’s dynamic marketplace, successful managers must be innovative and entrepreneurial, combining a general knowledge of business functions with specific skills in their area of responsibility. The Flex MBA program (modular Master of Business Administration) is designed for professionals who are not able to follow the full-time MBA. It is a blended learning format, where students prepare for a three-day on-site seminar, in their own time, wherever they are. The courses are held once a month on campus from Friday to Sunday. This gives the participants to meet with the lecturer and the peer students. The Flex MBA Program can be completed within 15 months. Online MBA: In the SBS Online Learning MBA, students have the flexibility as to when and where they participate. It is required to complete projects, assignments, and exams, as assigned by the appointed professors. Each program consists of 15 courses, 10 general and 5 specialized. Furthermore SBS is offering a modular Executive MBA in International Management. MBA Majors The Full-Time and Online MBA at SBS offers the following specialization courses: International Management Entrepreneurship Marketing Global Finance and Banking Human Resource Management Admissions Candidates seeking admission to the MBA program hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognized educational institution. All MBA candidates must have a sound command of the English language, spoken and written. The final decision concerning the acceptance into the MBA program rests with SBS Swiss Business School. How to Apply? Applicants must provide the following documentation: 1. Completed and duly signed application form 2. Complete Curriculum Vitae indicating professional experiences 3. Certified copy of bachelor’s degree 4. Official academic transcripts 5. A GMAT score of minimum 550, or SBS admission exam 6. TOEFL test results higher than 90 (if applicable) 7. Two reference letters (professional or academic) 8. Non-refundable application fee of CHF. 150.- 9. Two passport-sized photographs All applications should be submitted to the following address: SBS Swiss Business School, Admissions Office, Balz-Zimmermann-Str. 34, Building C 8302 Kloten-Zurich, Switzerland, The TOEFL exam is required for non-native English speakers. TOEFL scores should be higher than 90. TOEFL test code of SBS: 3722 GMAT test code of SBS: 7088 The GMAT score is just one of many criteria considered in your application: a high score does not guarantee admission, and a lower score does not necessarily eliminate an applicant. Please note that applicants to the Executive MBA program must have a minimum of five years’ professional experience. Applicants to the MBA and Flex MBA programs must have a minimum of two years’ professional experience. Places are offered on a continuing basis. The evaluation process requires about two weeks. We use five main points of reference: the conclusion reached by the interviewer, reasons for wanting to attend the MBA/EMBA course, academic and professional qualifications, exam scores, business career to date and comments from references [-]

MBA in Business Administration or International Business

Institute of Business & Management Sciences
Campus Full time 18 years February 2017 Switzerland Geneva

IBMS`s MBA in International Business degree provides the framework for professionals to understand this exciting and complex global business environment and specific knowledge for them to function effectively in their chosen area of interest. The MBA in International Business degree is specifically designed for MBA students who are interested in international careers and how to function effectively as managers in a global environment in large international operations. Students will learn about business, trade, cultural, and management issues that differ across countries and regions of the world. [+]

MBA Programs in Switzerland 2017. MBA in Business Administration or International Business: The globalization of business is a reality experienced by every country in the world, but especially the US, and Europe where companies source raw materials, manufacture and sell all over the world. The same is true for the services sector where all major financial and services institutions have operations in the major cities of the world. Business Administration professionals in this new and exciting era have tremendous opportunities for worldwide careers that are both challenging and rewarding at the same time. IBMS`s MBA in International Business degree provides the framework for professionals to understand this exciting and complex global business environment and specific knowledge for them to function effectively in their chosen area of interest. The MBA in International Business degree is specifically designed for MBA students who are interested in international careers and how to function effectively as managers in a global environment in large international operations. Students will learn about business, trade, cultural, and management issues that differ across countries and regions of the world. Program and Courses The MBA in International Business is a 39-58-credit program that provides students with knowledge and analytical skills in international business operations. The knowledge and skills taught in this degree are designed to prepare students for global careers in large business organizations. Many of our other esteemed faculty have also published in various international journals, consulted with international organizations and sit on boards of international organizations that promote international business, trade relationships and research in international management. Career Opportunities Graduates in the international business area are employed in all sectors of the business world. These include financial services, manufacturing, retail, consulting, technology, human resources and other areas. International business graduates can look forward to international business opportunities as they grow with their organizations in the global environment today. [-]

Master of Business Administration

Swiss School of Business and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 2 semesters February 2017 Switzerland Zurich + 1 more

Duration: 2 years full-time Commencing: 3 semesters/ year Program level: Postgraduate Faculty: Business and Management Credit: 120 ECTS Location: Zurich campus [+]

Duration: 2 years full-time Commencing: 3 semesters/ year Program level: Postgraduate Faculty: Business and Management Credit: 120 ECTS Location: Zurich campus Entry requirement: Prerequisites: Bachelor degree or equivalent for international students Language Proficiency: B1 in German language and English with IELTS overall 5.5 Graduating requirement Language Proficiency: B2 in German language and English with IELTS overall 6.5 Course list: Year 1: Organizational Behavior Global Business Strategy Strategic Resource Management Finance for Strategic Managers Human Resource Management Research for Senior Managers Program Leadership Strategic Marketing Year 2: Specialization modules, select one of below: Hospitality and Tourism Finance and Banking
 International Business
 Human Resource Management
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MBA - Master of Business Administration

United International Business Schools
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 Switzerland Zurich + 1 more

During this MBA - Master of Business Administration program, students are required to complete 27 courses for 54 credits and a final comprehensive thesis for 6 credits ... [+]

MBA Programs in Switzerland 2017. MBA - Master of Business Administration Total 60 credits Courses (GCCFMxxx) 6 credits /3 courses Courses (GCCHRMxxx) 6 credits /3 courses Courses (GCCMMxxx) 6 credits /3 courses Courses (GCCOMxxx) 6 credits /3 courses Courses (core) 12 credits/6 courses Electives 16 credits/8 courses Thesis 8 credits Admission requirements proficiency in the English language (refer to the admission section for further details) Bachelor degree (or equivalent) No distinction is made between academic or professional Bachelor degrees. Degrees with 180 European credits or 120 American semester credits are considered equivalent. Students who do not hold a business-related Bachelor degree or equivalent may be required to complete an inbound assessment test prior to starting the graduate program, and, depending on the results, earn an additional number of credits in leveling courses from the Pre-Master program in order to be fully prepared for our graduate programs. Students who do not hold a Bachelor degree or equivalent should apply for a Bachelor degree program, or for the Undergraduate Diploma top-up program. Refer to the undergraduate admissions catalog for further details. Students who have 15 or more years of relevant work experience may apply directly for the Pre-Master program and will be required to complete an inbound assessment test prior to starting the graduate program, and, depending on the results, earn an additional number of credits in specific undergraduate courses. e.g. Students who wish to earn a Master degree and who are required to complete the full Pre-Master program will need to earn 30 + 60 credits. CAREER PERSPECTIVES Our study programs and courses are career-oriented in nature and provide students with a high level of flexibility throughout their graduate studies. Focusing on a broad range of specialized subject matters, students are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to be successful in today’s global economy, and are prepared for a wide variety of professional development and career opportunities. Graduate programs are an excellent choice for recent college and university graduates who would like to see their employability in today's job market increase by engaging in rigorous and academically challenging graduate studies to obtain a relevant academic qualification in the field of business and management. Upon graduation, students mainly start or advance their careers with mid to upper-level management positions in national and multinational companies and organizations in various economic sectors. Others decide to launch a new business venture or join an existing family business. Students can also choose to continue their studies without interruption in almost any of our other graduate and postgraduate programs to further enhance their career prospects. [-]