Sustainability Management School

Introduction

Why Sustainability Management School?

The aim of the SUMAS is to educate socially responsible global decision makers of the future who will make a real difference in the world. Its purpose is to deliver an innovative mix of sound business knowledge and a deep understanding of sustainable development.

Why Sustainability?

A sustainable future is no longer an option or a choice, it has become a necessity. Coming generations of managers will have to re-think business practices to permit a sustainable impact on the environment, on economic development, and on society at large.

Why Switzerland?

Studying in Switzerland provides a unique opportunity for learning Swiss values such as integrity, respect for the environment, and tolerance for diversity. SUMAS is a business school based totally on sustainability and it is the first of its kind.

The Campus

The headquarters of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in Gland, Switzerland, provides the perfect environment for this unique experience of studying at SUMAS.

This innovative building, inaugurated in June 2010, is certified MINERGIE ECO-P and aims at the highest level of US LEED certification.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

Master

Master of Management (MAM) in Sustainability

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years Switzerland Gland

Designed for all professionals in corporations, nonprofits, and governmental agencies demanding sustainability knowledge and practice. [+]

You will have the opportunity to develop your leadership and entrepreneurial skills in the field of Sustainability Management.

You will gain a professionally-oriented education that addresses sustainability challenges facing leaders in today’s complex work environments.

SUMAS programs ensure the highest quality business education with a unique competitive edge in Sustainability Management to ensure your future success as a leader.

Experiential camps and practice-oriented projects will be guided by academics and professionals.

These projects are part of SUMAS’ innovative teaching methodology which includes video conferences with leading speakers in organizations and in-class company presentations. These activities not only encourage knowledge sharing but also provide valuable opportunities for networking to enhance your career development.... [-]


Master of Management (MAM) in Sustainable Luxury

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years Switzerland Gland

Designed for all professionals in corporations, nonprofits, and governmental agencies demanding sustainability knowledge and practice. [+]

You will have the opportunity to learn a cutting-edge curriculum that integrates responsible leadership applied to the luxury sector.

You will learn knowledge and practice about the global luxury management and branding, as well as the integration of sustainable tools applicable in the luxury industry. Real world cases are presented with an emphasis on the role of responsible leaders in branding luxury goods.

Experiential camps and practice-oriented projects will be guided by academics and professionals. These projects are part of SUMAS’ innovative teaching methodology which includes video conferences with leading speakers in organizations and in-class company presentations. These activities not only encourage knowledge sharing but also provide valuable opportunities for networking to enhance your career development.... [-]


Master of Management (MAM) in Sustainable Tourism

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years Switzerland Gland

Designed for all professionals in corporations, nonprofits, and governmental agencies demanding sustainability knowledge and practice. [+]

You will have the opportunity to learn the most innovative best practices in the field of Sustainable Tourism and responsible management of hotels.

You will improve your leadership and entrepreneurial skills through tackling sustainability challenges while leading tourist facilities and managing protected areas.

Experiential camps and practice-oriented projects will be guided by academics and professionals. These projects are part of SUMAS’ innovative teaching methodology which includes video conferences with leading speakers in organizations and in-class company presentations. These activities not only encourage knowledge sharing but also provide valuable opportunities for networking to enhance your career development.... [-]


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Contact
Location address
Sustainability Management School - 28 Rue Mauverney
Gland, Vaud, CH-1196 CH
Location address
Switzerland Online, CH