SBS is among the first Business Schools in Europe to adapt its Executive MBA program towards the new demands of leading organizations and companies within the knowledge economy.
We need people who can lead interdisciplinary and multi-cultural groups. Individuals who can combine knowledge across disciplines and who understand the role of the organization in the society.
In order to meet these demands, we have reworked our Executive MBA program, with major in international management to give participants a set of tools to identify and creatively solve problems, add value and contribute in ways that are not routine.
Why select the SBS Executive MBA?
- A world-class EMBA while you continue to work
- A program that combines academic theory with real world application, you can use at work
- To improve your leadership and strategy skills
- To improve your career prospects and international network
- Personal development and career coaching are one of the essential elements of the program
- To develop a strategic mindset and gain an understanding of the newest management skills required in today’s fast –moving emerging markets
- Adopted to be compatible with the work pressures and he demanding travel schedules of top executives
- The Executive MBA unites experienced executives and faculty from around the world, to build a global view of business
- To help you reach your goals by professional learning, life drawn from experienced classmates, international case studies and expert faculty from around the globe
Executive MBA at a glance
- Part-time program
- 12 modules, 12 months
- International Management Major
- Once a month on campus lectures - Friday to Sunday
- 12 months completion period
- Ongoing Enrollment
*For details consult our EMBA Brochure below.
Thank you for the beautiful graduation day, and once again thank you for everything. It has been a very interesting and fruitful journey. Executive MBA
The different courses were carried out by excellent professors with high academic and practical knowledge and contact with both teaching staff and administration was always a positive experience. The executive MBA program has definitely added value to my marketability and has been a great experience. Executive MBA
SBS is an institution dedicated to business education with internationally established reputation. For example, its rankings among top MBA online programs at Financial Times speak for itself. The educational outcomes are precious, and I am applying them daily in the field of TIME technologies (Telecommunications, IT, Media and Entertainment). Completing the E-MBA at SBS was for sure one of the enablers for my professional undertakings, and I warmly recommend it not only to my acquaintances, but to my close colleagues and friends as well.
I am extremely pleased with my decision to pursue the Executive MBA at SBS. It has excellent faculty members delivering well balanced contents from both theoretical and practical aspects, professionally in a multicultural environment. I am confident that learning will help me overcome many challenges to come in the ever evolving and dynamic business environment.
My aspiration towards global leadership opportunities has led me to join the Executive MBA at SBS Swiss Business School in Switzerland. I have found the program being dynamic, shaping and empowering in term of improving skills that are enablers to face and to rise to the global market’s challenges. I am convinced that those five semesters at SBS of intensive learning from classmates, instructors and professors will become an essential asset for my future professional and entrepreneurial ventures. Executive MBA
The SBS Executive MBA program is a terrific blend of theory and practice, providing many opportunities to take what I had learned and apply it in the workplace. I am now able to tackle complex business issues with greater confidence and a broad perspective. The program has provided tremendous value to me and was an excellent career platform. Executive MBA
The SBS Swiss Business School MBA program has greatly improved my ability to develop solutions to strategic managerial and financial business problems. Managerial and strategic issues in an international context are recurring themes throughout the program and are of increasing relevance in today's global economy. Executive MBA
The SBS Swiss Business School program provided me with a solid foundation for a future in management in a constantly changing global business environment. Executive MBA
An emphasis on teamwork and study groups is an essential part of the Executive MBA experience to prepare our students for future career prospects.
A mix of techniques focused strongly on the case study methodology, allows students to work in interdisciplinary groups and in turn, discuss, debate and solve real-life business problems. A mix of additional methods is used to draw on the participants’ own professional experience, creating an interactive learning environment and promoting an exchange of ideas between students and faculty.
Our EMBA consists of 12 modules taking place over 12 months. Classes will take place one weekend every month (Friday to Sunday)
- Module 1: Business Analytics
- Module 2: Corporate Finance
- Module 3: Digital Marketing
- Module 4: Communication and Negotiation Skills
- Module 5: Managerial Accounting
- Module 6: Change Management
- Module 7: Entrepreneurship and Corporate Venturing
- Module 8: Leadership for Digital Transformation
- Module 9: Managerial Economics
- Module 10: Strategy and Sustainability
- Module 11: International Financial Management
- Module 12: International Business and Simulation Game
Each participant has the option to write a Thesis or an Action Learning Project
Personal development and career coaching are one of the essential elements of the program. Special tools such as the 360 Degree Leadership Review program, personal coaching sessions, MBA-Exchange and other tools are used on an individual basis.
How to Apply?APPLY ONLINE
Applicants must provide the following documentation:1Completed and duly signed application form2Complete Curriculum Vitae indicating professional experiences3Certified copy of bachelor’s degree4Official academic transcripts5A GMAT score of minimum 550(if applicable)6Proof of English proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS, or take the SBS Admissions Exam)7Two reference letters (professional or academic)8Non-refundable application fee of CHF 150.-9One High-resolution picture (passport photo style) in .JPG, .PNG or .GIF format
SBS Swiss Business School welcomes students who want to transfer from recognized educational institutions around the world. It is the responsibility of the student to have all official transcripts sent to the Admissions Office at SBS Swiss Business School. The admissions officer will decide on the transfer of credits based on the results of each subject. Credits can only be transferred for courses completed with grades of “B” or higher.
Executive MBA Program 2018-2019
Classes are held on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 9:00-18:00.
Course Date Managerial Accounting April 20 – 22, 2018 Communication and Negotiation Skills May 11 - 13, 2018 Change Management June 15 – 17, 2018 Entrepreneurship and Corporate Venturing July 13 – 15, 2018 Leadership for Digital Transformation August 17 – 19, 2018 Managerial Economics September 21 – 23, 2018 Strategy and Sustainability October 19 – 21, 2018 International Financial Management November 16 – 18, 2018 International Business and Simulation Game Dec. 14 – 16, 2018 Business Analytics January 18 – 20, 2019 Corporate Finance February 15 – 17, 2019 Digital Marketing March 15 – 17, 2019 Statistics for Research The online course will be organized in October each year.
Thesis Submission Deadline Friday, January 18th at 17:00 Thesis Defense Day Friday, February 1st Thesis Submission Deadline Friday, August 23rd at 17:00 Thesis Defense Day Thursday & Friday, Sept. 5th & 6th Course ID Course Title BSA 501 Business Analytics FIN 540 Corporate Finance MKT 506 Digital Marketing COM 507 Communication and Negotiation Skills ACC 500 Managerial Accounting CMG 501 Change Management ENT 540 Entrepreneurship and Corporate Venturing LDT 501 Leadership for Digital Transformation ECO 502 Managerial Economics SRS 501 Strategy and Sustainability FIN 525 International Financial Management MBG 605 International Business and Simulation Game STR 505 Statistics for Research: Online Course THE 770 Independent Research Project
Tuition fees at SBS Swiss Business School can be paid in full or in installments according to the payment plan below.
Application fee (non-refundable) CHF 150.- Payment upon acceptance*: CHF 3’500.- Per module (12 modules in total) CHF 2’000.-
*Part of the program tuition fees. Only refundable in case of visa rejection by the Swiss Immigration Authorities.
- We offer a 5% discount on full payment at the start of the program.