Masters Degree in Business Studies in Switzerland

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Business Studies

A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

Business studies provide foundational learning for students who want to work in some capacity of business. Available at universities and business schools all over the world, students will learn business basics such as finance and management. 

Switzerland (German: Schweiz, French: Suisse, Italian: Svizzera, Romansch: Svizra. Switzerland has some of the world renown universites like ETH in Zurich, EPFL in Lausanne, IHEID in Geneva, University of Lausanne or the University of St. Gallen. Keep in mind, it's much better to speak the local language, so if you can't speak either French, German or Italian, better go for a language course first.

Top Master Programs in Business Studies in Switzerland 2018

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Master in International Trade (MIT) (European & US accreditations)

The International University in Geneva
Campus Full time Part time 1 year February 2018 Switzerland Geneva + 1 more

The Master of International Trade (MIT) is a high standard program in international economic and commercial relations. The MIT is designed for young professionals and diplomats interested in pursuing a career in international trade organizations and diplomatic services, chambers of commerce and TNCs. The MIT program provides a comprehensive introduction to practical aspects of successful trade promotion and trade relations techniques combined with an understanding of the role of the major international trade organizations in setting policy and standards that govern global trade. The program includes visits to major international trade organizations in Geneva. [+]

Best Masters in Business Studies in Switzerland 2018. KEY BENEFITS OF THE MASTER OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE Learning in a dynamic environment in Switzerland with a multicultural student body and faculty working in international economic and commercial relations; Providing knowledge and skills to assess major trade issues, draft policy documents and negotiate for government, international organization or corporate sector; Exploring economic and commercial decision making, current and future trade issues and developments; Gaining insight into world trade, international finance and trade promotion strategies from national and regional to global level. PROFILE The Master of International Trade (MIT) is a high standard program in international economic and commercial relations. The MIT is designed for young professionals and diplomats interested in pursuing a career in international trade organizations and diplomatic services, chambers of commerce and TNCs. The MIT program provides a comprehensive introduction to practical aspects of successful trade promotion and trade relations techniques combined with an understanding of the role of the major international trade organizations in setting policy and standards that govern global trade. The program includes visits to major international trade organizations in Geneva. MIT PROGRAM DETAILS Calendar: The MIT program has four starting dates: September, November, March and May. Contents: In addition to core international trade courses, with a focus on world trade and international finance, trade organizations and statistics, trade policy and promotion strategies, commercial law and economic diplomacy, the Master of International Trade curriculum trains young professionals for decision making positions with courses in foreign policy and... [-]

Master in International Business (MIB) (European & US accreditations)

The International University in Geneva
Campus Full time Part time 1 year February 2018 Switzerland Geneva + 1 more

The Master of International Business (MIB) is designed for students interested in pursuing careers in international business management. The degree is geared towards recent undergraduates or working professionals with less than two years of experience. The MIB provides a comprehensive introduction to international business: how do companies market and operate at an international level? What are the communication and cultural challenges for businesses today? What are the ethical and social responsibilities of the business world? [+]

KEY BENEFITS OF THE MASTER OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS Switzerland is a dynamic and multicultural learning environment; An overview of key business theories and practices; Practical communication and negotiation skills for entering the multicultural workplace; Insights into the latest global business trends and challenges; PROFILE The Master of International Business (MIB) is designed for students interested in pursuing careers in international business management. The degree is geared towards recent undergraduates or working professionals with less than two years of experience. The MIB provides a comprehensive introduction to international business: how do companies market and operate at an international level? What are the communication and cultural challenges for businesses today? What are the ethical and social responsibilities of the business world? MIB PROGRAM DETAILS Calendar: The MIB program has four starting dates: September, November, March and May. Contents: In addition to core business courses, the Master of International Business trains students to be skilled in international business practices with a strong cross-cultural focus. The program provides a global perspective on issues such as international marketing, cross cultural negotiation and human resources and aims to link theory to practice. The Master of International Business is comprised of 14 courses taken over one year in the day. 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... [-]

Master in Business Innovation

CREA Geneva | INSEEC GROUP
Campus Full time 16 months February 2018 Switzerland Geneva

During this Master’s course, students will have the opportunity to work on concrete projects. They will apply the knowledge that they have acquired in a final assignment aiming at launching their own project. [+]

Best Masters in Business Studies in Switzerland 2018. Tweaks are not enough in today’s business environment! Only one out of 50 ideas becomes successful. It is time to develop real business innovation practices to drive the transformation of THE idea into a valuable customer proposition. For this reason, we are offering a comprehensive part-time study program for individuals who believe that business innovation is on the critical path to transforming our social systems, going beyond simple technology and process automation. During this Master’s course, students will have the opportunity to work on concrete projects. They will apply the knowledge that they have acquired in a final assignment aiming at launching their own project. Course Programme Design Thinking Define the problem to solve and then implement the solutions, always with the needs of the end user at the core of concept development. Digital thought leaders perspective Marketing in digital world Digital technologies trends Enablers and platforms Product creativity techniques Software crafting Fab Lab Lean Value Proposition Tackle the core challenges for business creating compelling products and services customers want to buy. Lean canvas for value proposition Minimal viable product Technology ecosystem Disruption models Consumer research Market benchmark Corporate Strategy Understand the key concepts and techniques to shape companies’ innovation strategy. Value creation New business models Business planning Product features planning Process and tools for execution Strategy presentation Entrepreneurship Grasp the role of innovation in the entrepreneurial process and in firm creation. Leadership readiness Company creation IP Management Startup investor toolkit Team... [-]

Master’s Programme in Strategy and International Management

University of St.Gallen (HSG), School of Management, Economics, Law, Social Sciences and International Affairs
Campus Full time 18 months September 2018 Switzerland St.Gallen

The mission of the Master’s Programme in Strategy and International Management (SIM) is to provide students with the advanced knowledge of general management necessary for a successful career as respected and responsible managers. The SIM offers an integrative and interdisciplinary approach, because only an approach of this nature is capable of conveying the ability to cope with the complex management challenges of our time. [+]

The mission of the Master’s Programme in Strategy and International Management (SIM) is to provide students with the advanced knowledge of general management necessary for a successful career as respected and responsible managers, entrepreneurs or business consultants. The programme offers an integrative and interdisciplinary approach, because only an approach of this nature is capable of conveying the ability to cope with the complex management challenges of our time. The aspiration to act independently of all interests and the commitment to upholding high ethical and academic standards serve as the basis of the SIM.

This approach earned the SIM 1st place in the Financial Times Global Masters in Management Ranking 2011- 2016!... [-]


Master of Management / Master of Business Administration

SCPU Business School
Online Full time Part time 2 - 4 years Open Enrollment Switzerland Lausanne + 1 more

This Dual Master of Business Administration and Master of Management Program is based on students studying a common 8 subject UK OFQUAL Diploma 7 program, gaining a SCPU Business School Master of Management and the option to obtain a UK MBA. [+]

Best Masters in Business Studies in Switzerland 2018. This Dual Master of Business Administration and Master of Management Program is based on students studying a common 8 subject UK OFQUAL Diploma 7 program, and then having the assessment projects for four of the subjects:- Finance for Strategic Managers Global Business Strategy Project Management Strategic Marketing Upgrade for a Master of Management award. Graduates will also be able to complete "top up" programs with a number of UK Universities. This is a dual degree program because successful candidates will have once completed the SCPU Business School Master of Management the opportunity to apply for a MBA from Aldersgate College (The Philippines) or Universidad Empresarial De Costa Rica. A further option is to study a MBA with a UK University either on Campus or Online. Cost The cost of the SCPU Business School Master of Management is $US 3,950. The cost for the Dual MBA with Aldersgate College (The Philippines) or Universidad Empresarial De Costa Rica is $US 6,500 please note the cheapest Dual UK - MBA degree is $US 8,000 [-]

MBS - Master in Business Studies

United International Business Schools
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 Switzerland Zurich Lausanne Geneva + 3 more

The MBS - Master in Business Studies program consists of 60 European credits and take 1 academic year of 9 months of full-time studies to complete (up to 3 quarters). Total contact hours ... [+]

MBS - Master in Business Studies (without optional specialization) Total 60 credits Electives 52 credits/26 courses Thesis 8 credits MBS - Master in Business Studies (with optional specialization) Total 60 credits Courses (core) 24 credits/12 courses Courses (specialization) 6 credits/3 courses Electives 22 credits/11 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... [-]

Master in International Trading, Commodity Finance and Shipping

University of Geneva
Campus Full time 6 semesters February 2018 Switzerland Geneva

The Master in International Trading, Commodity Finance and Shipping offered by the University of Geneva, in cooperation with the Swiss Trading and Shipping Association (STSA), is one of a kind in Europe. The programme focuses on resource/product finance and goods flows, and examines specific economic concepts, such as credit analysis, financial instruments and payment methods for various transactions. Some courses also deal with the legal aspects of shipping, the protection of goods and risk management. The programme is unique in that it combines teaching with practical experience in trading. [+]

Best Masters in Business Studies in Switzerland 2018. Master in International Trading, Commodity Finance and Shipping The Master in International Trading, Commodity Finance and Shipping offered by the University of Geneva, in cooperation with the Swiss Trading and Shipping Association (STSA), is one of a kind in Europe. The programme focuses on resource/product finance and goods flows, and examines specific economic concepts, such as credit analysis, financial instruments and payment methods for various transactions. Some courses also deal with the legal aspects of shipping, the protection of goods and risk management. The programme is unique in that it combines teaching with practical experience in trading. Curriculum Required courses (72Credits) : Metals, Ores, Minerals; Agri-Commodities Market; Applied Statistics and Probability; Corporate Sustainability and Responsability, International and Swiss Regulation and Taxation, etc. Work placement (72Credits) Dissertation (72Credits) Opportunities Graduates find work in all sectors both in Switzerland and abroad. Given the nature of the Geneva economy, opportunities are usually found in banking, financial institutions, fiduciaries, consulting firms, insurance agencies, local and international manufacturing, international trade companies (e.g. commodities trading, product distribution), international or global organisations (e.g. ICRC, UNHCR, WTO) and public administration. Admission Criteria www.unige.ch/gsem/master/trading Applications Deadline: 28 February 2017 www.unige.ch/enrolment admissions.unige.ch [-]

Master in International Business (MIB)

Business School Lausanne
Campus Full time 18 months September 2018 Switzerland Lausanne

The Master of Arts in International Business (MIB) equips you with the knowledge and skills required to succeed in the dynamic and global business environment of today and tomorrow. [+]

Master in International Business (MIB)

The Master of Arts in International Business (MIB) equips you with the knowledge and skills required to succeed in the dynamic and global business environment of today and tomorrow.  The program provides you with a solid foundation in international business, including its various functions such as marketing, finance, operations, human resources, and strategy.

What makes this program different?

Our MSc International Business program offers:

Real Business Knowledge: BSL professors are not just academics; they are seasoned and currently active business professionals who bring real-life experience into the classroom every day. Specialization Options for Increased Employability: With the BSL MSc International Business program, you can tailor your curriculum to your career aspirations and make your profile more marketable by adding a specialization to your degree. Specialization options include Marketing; Luxury Management; Business Psychology & HRM; Sustainable Entrepreneurship; Project Management; Consulting; International Law; Banking & Financial Services. Personalized Learning: Small classes of up to 20 students ensure a personalized teaching approach and create a highly dynamic and interactive learning environment. Professional network: Over 60 nationalities are represented by BSL’s student body and faculty, allowing you to develop an important global network for life. Leadership development: The MIB program combines subject knowledge in key areas of international business with courses enhancing students’ interpersonal skills for effective leadership and management. Who is it for? ... [-]