American Graduate School of Business (AGSB)

Introduction

The American Graduate School of Business (AGSB) is a non-profit, private institution of higher education offering graduate and undergraduate programs in the study of business. Historically AGSB has always had a strong international representation among its students and faculty. Combining the traditions and setting of the finest Swiss schools, AGSB has made a commitment to become a world class institution.

  1. The result of this commitment is evidenced in our three student learning goals for all graduates: An AGSB alumnus will be a valuable contributor to any business because of the general knowledge in the functional areas of management gained through their course of study and the ability to solve problems by supplementing his/her business knowledge when required.

  2. An AGSB alumnus will be recognized in any business because he/she demonstrates skill and competency in using tools for analytical problem solving and complex decision making encountered in general management.

  3. An AGSB alumnus will have improved his/her personal skills as a communicator and a leader in all business circumstances. He/she will be able to appreciate to the value of differing points-of-view, as well as being able to make reasoned judgements that are logical and supported.

Mission

AGSB prepares the International Business Student with the knowledge, the tools, and the training to be a positive contributor to the general management of any business organizations. The three pillars of AGSB general management are:

  • Knowledge: AGSB strives to impart knowledge and teach where to find the answers to knowledge gaps.
  • Tools: AGSB strives to teach the use of analytical tools for problem-solving and complex decision making.
  • Training: AGSB strives to improve personal skills through disciplined training.

Vision

AGSB will aim to provide education and training for competent and responsible business leadership.

All of AGSB programs will be designed to cultivate an understanding of human behavior, cultural sensibility and a global perspective in business and politics.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

MSc

Master of International Business Administration (MIBA)

Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months February 2018 Switzerland La Tour-de-Peilz + 1 more

The AGSB graduate program is designed for the successful undergraduate with some significant work experience so that the successful participant will gain the necessary skills and experience to successfully contribute to any business organisation in a mid-level general management position. [+]

The AGSB graduate program is designed for the successful undergraduate with some significant work experience so that the successful participant will gain the necessary skills and experience to successfully contribute to any business organisation in a mid-level general management position. The university considers a general manager as being one who applies academic and practical concepts in order to analyse a variety of business situations on a global perspective and who works both individually and in teams to formulate ethical and reasoned judgements that are logical, supported by facts and effectively communicated. Qualification: MS Level: Graduate Duration: 12 - 24 months Enrolment status: Full/Part time Intakes: January, April and September Scholarships: Available Payment plans: Upon request Internship: Available, required Dual degree: Available The following are the stated Intended Student Learning Outcomes of the MIBA program: The successful MIBA participant will be able to analyze and evaluate the performance of a business in the functional areas of general management (accounting, economics, finance and marketing). The successful MIBA participant will be able to analyse and evaluate decision alternatives using business theories, tools and techniques for internal and external analysis of a business or industry situation and be able to support and defend their recommendations. The successful MIBA participant will be able to create, design and present advanced oral and written business presentations and basic scholarly papers. The successful MIBA participant will set an example to other students by exhibiting the behaviours and skills to conduct their affairs in a businesslike manner with respect... [-]

Contact
Location address
Chemin du Levant 5
La Tour-de-Peilz, 1814 CH