BSL has more than 30 years of experience in developing well-rounded and responsible leaders who make a significant contribution to their organizations and communities around the world.
Our global Alumni Network connects about 1600 Alumni from over 50 nationalities. A fair portion of them have become entrepreneurs and successfully launched their own businesses; others have chosen corporate careers in multinationals such as: UBS, Microsoft, Procter & Gamble, HSBC, Johnson & Johnson, Bulgari, IBM, Nestlé, Accenture, Caterpillar and many more.
The Careers Office regularly reaches out to Alumni in order to connect them to other Alumni, students, Faculty members and job opportunities, in order to collect and share their stories as well as to invite them as Guest Speakers in our classes. The relationship between BSL and the students certainly does not stop at graduation; the school actively nourishes this relationship with its graduates via the BSL Alumni on LinkedIn.
As a result of an intense learning experience in small classes, BSL graduates have built a tight network that supports their continuous personal and professional growth. BSL supports initiatives by Alumni to organize gatherings and start a local chapter in their country of residence.
The BSL MBA helped me achieve my professional goals by providing the solid foundation to launch and run a successful business.Lena Koropey, MBA 2010, Founder at Gramercy Protocol LLC, Alumni President
Meet the BSL Alumni President Lena Koropey
Upon earning her MBA at Business School Lausanne, Lena Koropey founded Gramercy Protocol, a New York-based business etiquette consultancy. Ms. Koropey provides strategic business etiquette and communication skills counsel to Fortune 100 companies and entrepreneurs, representing some of the world’s most respected brands. Her customized executive training programs focus on enhancing professional skills in Networking, Presentation and Public Speaking, Media Training, Personal Brand Image, Dining Etiquette, and International Protocol.
Ms. Koropey brings over ten years of marketing communications, brand management, and public relations experience to Gramercy Protocol. She has worked with distinguished brands such as Mercedes-Benz, smart and Voss water. Lena’s business background and knowledge of the luxury sector, travel, fashion, and design, brings a unique perspective to the etiquette and protocol industry.
Recognized globally as an etiquette expert, Lena is a trusted advisor for television and radio outlets. She has been featured on Fox News, WNYW, WTVT, WCBS-TV, and VoiceAmerica Business Network.
Known for her focus on the importance of interpersonal communication in building effective business relationships, Lena helps her clients achieve their best and “out-behave” the competition. She has coached senior executives, sales teams and company spokespeople in a variety of industries and global markets. Her clients include Louis Vuitton, and Daimler, among others.