Geneva Business School (GBS)

Introduction

Geneva Business School

Geneva Business School is a leading Swiss business school established in 2001 with the purpose of educating future business leaders. With an international approach and passion for excellence in business, our goal here at GBS is to help students develop their full intellectual potential and build connections within the real business world.

Geneva Business School has campuses in Geneva (Switzerland), Barcelona (Spain), Boston (USA), Moscow (Russia), Aztana (Kazakhstan), the UAE and in Saudi Arabia.

Why Geneva Business School?

FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE

GBS offers a tailor-made schedule for every student. We realise the significance of juggling your professional commitments and your academic timetable. After many years of experience, we have developed a system to allow the maximum choice of subjects every semester with the ability for all of our students to combine theory and practice.

INTERNATIONAL ACCREDITATIONS

GBS combines the US system for accreditation and quality control, the European (Bologna) system for credits (E.C.T.S.) and the Swiss grading system. The numerous international accreditations that GBS holds, entitle the transfer of credits to other universities and to ensure that GBS is in line with the quality control bench-mark with the other high-quality universities around the world.

GLOBAL NETWORK

With the HeadQuarters based in Geneva, we have other GBS hubs and satellite campuses around the world. There are also any many international exchange programs allowing the transfer of students to and from the different campuses. The credits can be accumulated across the campuses and you can gain a truly international experience. There are over 60 nationalities currently represented.

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SUCCESSFUL ALUMNI NETWORK

At Geneva Business School we make every effort to remain in contact with our successful alumni network. We are PROUD of the fact that many of our alumni hold top level management positions, spanning across the globe, which is proof of the high quality of of our programs.

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SWISS QUALITY BUSINESS EDUCATION

At Geneva Business School we provide an exclusive and privileged education in a stable environment, inspired by the Swiss learning ideal. Through the concentration of CORE, ORIENTATION and ELECTIVE courses, GBS strives to provide the best foundations for all of our students with an emphasis on “Swiss-style” small class sizes.

CUTTING-EDGE PROGRAMS

The GBS curriculums are regularly updated to cater to changing market demand, this is possible due to the continuous feedback from our active professors. With our programs, students are able to cover all aspects of business but still have the possibility to emphasise on their preferred area of studies.

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PROFESSIONALLY ACTIVE FACULTY

The philosophy across the network of GBS, is to employ highly educated professionally active faculty members to teach. Our current faculty have excellent academic credentials and literally leave their office to teach students at GBS, before returning later in the day.

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STUDENT ACTIVITIES

With the assistance of the GBS student council, students quickly see that the importance of participating outside of the class-room is equally important to participating inside of the class-room. The goals include maintaining a healthy life-style, creating an active network, and engaging in the GBS community.

CAREER WORKSHOP

You have access to a dedicated Career Workshop team who will prepare you for interviews and job applications, in addition to searching for professional opportunities. Internships are offered during all programs with highly established businesses.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

Master

Dual Master with INSEEC

Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2017 Switzerland Geneva + 1 more

Under an agreement with INSEEC, France, the degree offers an exclusive curriculum that combines the standard GBS and INSEEC MBA modules in a dual program. [+]

Under an agreement with INSEEC, France, the degree offers an exclusive curriculum that combines the standard GBS and INSEEC MBA modules in a dual program.

This special agreement allows students to exchange their GBS credits to study at INSEEC during their MBA studies and vice-versa. GBS and INSEEC students will then have the advantage to study both in Switzerland (for 6 months) and France (for 6 months). Finally, students must write a master’s thesis within a 6-month period, with the objective of gaining two degrees. Facts Duration: 18 months. Language: English. Intakes: February and September. Degree Awarded: This will result in receiving 2 separate diplomas (MBA) from universities in Switzerland and France. 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. Applications 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 [-]


Master of Science in International Finance

Campus Full time Part time 18 months September 2017 Spain Barcelona Switzerland Geneva + 3 more

The Master of Science in Finance (MSc.F) with a Major in International Finance is designed to challenge your understanding of finance through rigorous training in the conceptual, analytic and empirical intricacies of modern international finance and investment. [+]

The Master of Science in Finance (MSc.F) with a Major in International Finance is designed to challenge your understanding of finance through rigorous training in the conceptual, analytic and empirical intricacies of modern international finance and investment. GBS has established trading partner in London, the London Academy of Trading, to offer short term trading sessions during the final 6 month Thesis period, increasing job opportunities afterwards. The ethos of the London Academy of Trading is to provide an opportunity for trainee financial traders to develop successful careers within a positive and creative environment with the view to move into the finance and trading sector as skilled and equipped professionals. Facts Duration: 18 months Credits: 90 ECTS Language: English Intakes: February and September Degree Awarded: Master of Science in Finance Major in International Finance. 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 best and for the best. All of our students have guaranteed internships with the most important enterprises with world-wide recognition. Location: Geneva Campus and Barcelona 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 following Orientation Courses, which are mandatory to complete the selected major: Banking Organisation and Administration Banking and Financial Law Portfolio Management Asset Management Analysis Hedge Fund Analysis and Management Case Studies Career Options The program is of particular relevance to those working in, or planning to work in: Assets Manager International organisations treasurer manager International financial manager International financial consultant 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 [-]

Master of Science in Islamic Finance

Campus Full time Part time 18 months September 2017 Switzerland Geneva Spain Barcelona + 3 more

The Master in Islamic Finance is a comprehensive post graduate program for people who are seeking a detailed understanding of the concepts and mechanisms of Islamic Finance. [+]

The Master in Islamic Finance is a comprehensive post graduate program for people who are seeking a detailed understanding of the concepts and mechanisms of Islamic Finance. The program offers an opportunity to study the structure of the Islamic banking and finance industry, including its theoretical foundations, products, performance, Islamic financial instruments and risk management issues. Facts Duration: 18 months Credits: 90 ECTS Language: English Intakes: February and September Degree Awarded: Master of Science in Finance Major in Islamic Finance. 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 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 following Orientation Courses, which are mandatory to complete the selected major: Islamic Accounting Introduction to Islamic Finance Principle of Islamic Jurisprudence Islamic Banking Islamic Insurance – Takaful Case Studies Career Options The program is of particular relevance to those working in, or planning to work in: Islamic Banker Adviser Islamic Banking Finance Manager Banking Relationship Manager 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.) 1 Recommendation letter [-]

Contact
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Geneva Business School
Av. Blanc 53
Switzerland

Geneva, 1202 CH
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Avenue Blanc 53
1202 Geneva
Switzerland

1202 US
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Geneva Business School
Hancock Street
Quincy
MA, 02169

Boston, Massachusetts, MA 02169 US
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Geneva Business School
Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 617 ppl.
Barcelona
España

Barcelona, 08007 ES