Online MBA

The growth of online learning as a successful education delivery method for professionals has been profound in the last 15 – 20 years. If traditional face to face programs require you to attend classes on fixed locations at fixed dates, online learning programs do not place such demands. If you are often on-the-go, travel frequently or face constantly changing work commitments you may find the rigors of class work impossible to manage. You can travel freely, relocate or live in remote areas without interrupting your MBA studies. The online learning format suits students ‘ability to juggle the competing demands of work, family and study. Ultimately, this depends on the type of person you are, your lifestyle and how you prefer to learn. Our online education model provides you with true flexibility in your learning options. Not only is the SBS Online MBA truly portable, it also provides you with greater flexibility that traditional MBA programs.

Online MBA at a glance

15 Modules, 8 Weeks Per Module

Online exams Discussion boards and forums

OMBA can be completed within 2 years

MBA lectured fully online

Live webinar sessions

Learning Outcomes

1

Students will demonstrate an understanding of leadership and the nature of management within organizations operating in a multi-cultural environment

2

Students will demonstrate a high level of global mindedness

3

Students will exhibit a strong civic engagement and behave ethically in their community

Department Contact Info

Master Of Business Administration

Izabela Karanfiloska
Head of Master Programs
+41 44 880 00 88
[email protected]


Flughafenstrasse 3
8302, Kloten-Zürich
Switzerland

Mon – Fri 08:30 – 18:00

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Why Study Online?

The growth of online learning as a successful education delivery method for professionals has been profound in the last 15 – 20 years. If traditional face to face programs require you to attend classes on fixed locations at fixed dates, online learning programs do not place such demands. If you are often on-the-go, travel frequently or face constantly changing work commitments you may find the rigors of class work impossible to manage. You can travel freely, relocate or live in remote areas without interrupting your MBA studies. The online learning format suits students ‘ability to juggle the competing demands of work, family and study. Ultimately, this depends on the type of person you are, your lifestyle and how you prefer to learn. Our online education model provides you with true flexibility in your learning options. Not only is the SBS Online MBA truly portable, it also provides you with greater flexibility that traditional MBA programs.

How Online Learning Works

The SBS Online MBA is conducted exclusively via online lecturing. In conjunction with industry experts and academics, our team of instructors ensures that course contents ensure outstanding learning outcomes. You receive a comprehensive Study Guide for each unit which contains full course work, workplace activities, readings and references to further resources for each topic. Your assigned Professor is responsible for setting and marking the assignments and exams, providing commentary on the topics throughout the study period and academic guidance for any questions and issues you have during your study.

Online MBA Key Features:

SBS iLearn Portal – user friendly web-platform Flexible method of learning – you fit in your studies when and where it suits you Truly portable MBA – all you need is an internet connected device Take your class into the office, apply the learning to workplace situations immediately OMBA transforms concepts and issues in a workplace context Study materials always in your pocket (accessible with any device, any time you like) Follow courses from where ever you are on the planet

Program Structure
Admissions
Course Curriculum
Tuition Fees

In our Online MBA program, each course is credited with 5 ECTS; the Master Thesis is credited with 15 ECTS. The Online MBA is a 90 ECTS program.

Each course has duration of 8 weeks.* During the 8 weeks, students need to complete projects, analyze case studies, submit assignments and exams, as assigned by the lecturer. The Online Master of Business Administration (Online MBA) program requires completion of 15 courses, plus a Master thesis. Applicants can transfer credits from another higher learning institution, if for the course they have earned a grade ‘B’ or higher.

Completion time for the program is expected to be in the range of 24 months on average. However, students may take up to 5 years for completion of the program. Our SBS Online MBA is a modular program, consisting of 3 stages:

  • Core course (10 courses)
  • Major specific courses (5 courses)
  • Master Thesis

*For more details of the course schedules, please see the academic calendars

  • Undergraduate degree (Bachelor) from a recognized university or equivalent
  • Successful completion of SBS Admissions Exam
  • GMAT score 550 or higher for applicants with an undergraduate degree from the USA (SBS Admissions Exam waived if applicable)
  • Fluency in English at a TOEFL IBT level of minimum 90 or IELTS of minimum 6.5 band score (if English is not native language)
  • Applicants who meet the English level requirement are exempted from the English skills part in the SBS Admissions Exam
  • Minimum of two years‘ work experience
  • Successful completion of a personal interview with our Admissions Officer, either in person or by phone/Skype

Completion time for the program is expected to be in the range of 24 months on average. However, students may take up to 5 years for completion of the program. Our SBS Online MBA is a modular program, consisting of 3 stages:

  • Core course (10 courses)
  • Major specific courses (5 courses)
  • Master Thesis

Online MBA program with five majors:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Global Finance and Banking
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Management
  • Marketing
Core Course Description
Application fee (non-refundable):CHF 150.-
Administration Fee (non-refundable)*:CHF 2’250.-
15 courses:CHF 1’000.- per course

*Administration Fee: CHF 2’250.- (One-time non-refundable fee)

Online Resources

The SBS E-Learning portal allows you to access a range of online services to support your enrollment and study needs the online communication services are designed to enhance your participation in the SBS Online MBA. As an online student, you have access to the following services:

Online forums

Easy collaboration with faculty and fellow students

Download and share documents

Case studies and additional course materials

Collaborate with other students

Course News & information

relevant websites and reading

Supplemental educational material provided as appropriate

Academic Calender

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Academic Calender

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Annual Program Reports

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Online MBA Info Webinars

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SBS Experience Stories

  • I decided to do the online MBA at SBS Swiss Business School to boost my career, hopefully a get a higher position and to learn more about management. The OMBA offers a high quality online program that is recognized and accredited for an affordable price. Throughout the OMBA I learned many interesting subjects and I feel more comfortable in management. All the lectures are all very experienced, involved and very kind. They supported me through every question I had in a very professional way. Not only is this, the new location, SBS Park, amazing.

    Alexandre Kovar
    Online MBA
  • Coming from a technical background in the automotive field, the Online MBA program at SBS has provided me with critical new knowledge and practical experiences thereby contributing to grow my capabilities in the business acumen. The learning experience, with leading professors from around the globe, seamlessly communicated via a great digital e-learning platform has allowed to combine my full time job with global mobility and my learning experience. The modules, tools and structure of the program has also given me enough flexibility to do all the extra professional activities I wanted to achieve throughout the program, thereby, enjoying a valuable work, study and social life balance in a connected environment. The balance of the course between theory and practice in either case studies, teamwork activities and challenging entrepreneurship oriented projects translate into a valuable and distinguished learning experience. As a student and as a marketing professional, I can only recommend the learning experience at SBS Swiss Business School for any professional that’s is looking to take their career and experience into a new dimension, better prepared. As Benjamin Franklin said: “Failing to prepare, is preparing to fail” with the Online MBA from SBS you will be fully prepared to face the professional challenges ahead.

    Pedro Iglesia González
    Online MBA
  • Doing my Online MBA with SBS Swiss Business School I have been able to further develop my skills and knowledge with regards to project management and evaluation. I was looking for a school with a good reputation and one that would assist and support me with my deafness. Now looking back my targets have been fully exceeded. Everything was done to make my adventure productive in a stimulating environment. I wish to praise the quality of the teachers and their availability to me. I actually have no words to describe my experience with SBS because it went beyond my expectations. It is a great experience in learning with a great staff. Thumbs up SBS!

    Marco Ecclesia
    Online MBA
  • SBS, using the very valuable and nicely organized Online MBA program, provides the opportunity to meet and learn from excellent professors and academic team. Thanks to the quality of the courses and the professors, the MBA gave me the opportunity to put myself at the forefront in dealing with different management issues. I really enjoyed the teacher-student feedback, the contents of the courses and the framing offered. Moreover, I have an excellent memory of the professors who were always there to answer and to help.

    Dr. Ramin Radpour
    Online MBA

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