Business School Lausanne Blog

The Java Boost – and we are not talking about coffee
Astrid Widayani is not only a DBA Candidate at Business School Lausanne but is an Edupreneur and experienced director in the higher education business in the Central Java Province of Indonesia. Back in November 2020, she was interviewed by the magazine Kabaya Indonesia with the article title: "How to be successful in …
Strategy Today: Building Sustainability into Stakeholder Relations
It is a commonplace that companies today need to be active in sustainability. Deciding exactly what to do can however be a challenge: Which aspects of the business have the highest priority? What are the benefits for the company and for its stakeholders? Is sustainability simply a cost or can it generate …
Victor Discusses the Internship Experience He Received When Completing His Business Administration Degree
A professional internship opportunity is one of the most advantageous steps a business student can take, providing the hands-on work experience employers value in prospective employees. It also gives the participant a unique first impression of the working field they aspire to specialize in, gaining invaluable insight on what the role might …
How Attending Business School in Switzerland Helped These Students Find Business Success
Business School Lausanne prides itself on creating educational programs that stimulate students’ creativity, leadership, and drive for innovation. For students Arshia Soltani, Alessandro Kunzi, Andrea Gregorini, and Elias Raffoul, BSL did exactly that. While enrolled at BSL, this group of students was discussing the hurdles of commuting with their professor Marko Majer, …
3 Factors Any Graduate of the EMBA Business Transformation Program Should Have in Their Business Strategy
For business professionals seeking to advance their knowledge on how to successfully transform businesses for the better, Business School Lausanne offers an EMBA program in Business Transformation and Entrepreneurship. Throughout this program, students move through a transformational journey that grants them the ability to better not only any businesses or projects they …
How the Experiential Learning of BSL’s Executive MBA Program Helped Michael Ingram Find Success
Michael Ingram began attending Business School Lausanne’s Executive MBA program with an idea of what he wanted to pursue. He wanted to begin a journey as an entrepreneur, but needed the tools and confidence that would enable him to successfully navigate that path. After participating in BSL’s experiential and entrepreneurship-focused EMBA program, …
Why Education for Global Impact is Beneficial for Graduate Business Degree Students
An educational approach based around personalized learning for impact helps students become better business professionals, both today and tomorrow. At Business School Lausanne (BSL), we strive to give students a personalized learning experience designed for a global impact. This type of approach can encompass several different aspects of life at BSL for …
How an EMBA Degree Will Enable You to Address the Megatrends Shaping the Global Economy
The global economy is constantly susceptible to change. In particular, digital transformation and sustainability are two of the top megatrends affecting the world today. With both of these megatrends, an EMBA degree can help you develop the problem-solving and creative thinking skills you’ll need to discover opportunities and foresee potential challenges. As …
VIRTUAL GUEST SPEAKERS: AN ELEMENT OF MY DUAL MODE TEACHING EXPERIENCE TO RETAIN
While my dual mode teaching experience still leaves a somewhat mitigated aftertaste and loads of space for improvement, there is one element of it, which I would definitely repeat: the virtual guest speaker engagement. After COVID made it obvious that the visits to the international organizations in Geneva would not be possible …
How Collaborative Exercises During Your BBA Degree Help Prepare You for Your Career
Attending an institution like Business School Lausanne can help you build a network of connections with your fellow classmates as you engage in experiential learning exercises. In this environment, you can expect to participate in real-life projects while pursuing your BBA degree. The ability to collaborate well with others is a highly-valued …
Why It’s Beneficial to Attend Graduate Business School in a Multicultural Environment
Business is a field where new opportunities can be found all over the globe, and where teams and companies often span countries and continents. This is just one reason why learning about business in a multicultural environment will serve you well. Since business programs attract students of various nationalities, you can find …
Entrepreneurship Inside and Out – Dream big. BSL hosts Pascal Kienast founder of K-Wave Consulting and CLEMAP
Mr. Pascal Kienast was invited on Tuesday, November 10th, 2020 to participate in Business School of Lausanne's Business Innovation Week (Fall 2020). Mr. Kienast is an Alumnus of BSL, a graduate of the EMBA program in Sustainable Business. He has a robust background in technology, with a thorough focus on energy. He …
My Story Is My Advice. BSL Students host Ch Daniel of Legit Check.
On Monday, November 9th, BSL Bachelor and Master students invited Ch Daniel in the Fall Business Innovation Week framework. Ch Daniel is the founder of Legit Check by Ch and of the CH Group. His company helps customers identify if their purchases are authentic by verifying them with a clever counterfeit identification …
Students and researchers from all the BSL programs discuss societal changes
Students and researchers, representing all BSL programs, gathered to discuss societal changes and sustainability during the virtual Business Innovation Week on Tuesday, 10 November 2020. Dr. Dominique Bourqui, Chief Academic Officer at BSL, invited Doctoral and MBA students to share some research findings and information related to their innovative projects in sustainable …
BUSINESS INNOVATION WEEK: TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2020 – Daily reflections
Yesterday, I was able to follow most of the sessions of the Business Innovation Week. This was a great pleasure for me to see how well organized it was thanks to the collaboration between the Academic Direction, Faculty members and students. The alternation of lectures, testimonials of entrepreneurs, current students, a DBA …
Business Innovation Week – Fall 2020 – Live Updates
Please note that pictures and updates are displayed in descending order (the most recent appear first!) Thursday 12th November – Day 4 Afternoon 15:30 – This concludes the Fall Term 2020 Business Innovation Week at BSL! A BIG Thank You to the Student Council! https://www.worldcupchampionships.com/ 14:15 – The floor is now to …
Perlego: BSL provides the Spotify of textbooks to Students and Faculty
Back in 2011, I was flabbergasted by the potential of iPads for education. I felt precisely the same impression in January 2020 at the BETT Conference in London, when I discovered Perlego. There is actually an essential link between these two moments. I remember that the first question we would ask regarding …
Why Are the Best Leaders Self-Aware? 3 Things to Know During Your MIB Degree Education
The most effective business leaders in the world may all have personalities that vary in major ways. Some may be quiet and reserved, while others may be fast-talking and extroverted. Despite key differences, the personal qualities of top business leaders remain the same in certain key areas. One of these is self-awareness.  …
Sustainability as a “Meta” Megatrend
The "Why" of Sustainable Development is relatively easy to understand. We have only one planet, natural resources are not infinite, and we cannot afford to deplete them. The "What" is also relatively straightforward, particularly in the UN's classical definition: sustainable development is a “development that meets the needs of the present without …
Business Innovation Weeks: BSL’s signature experiential learning
Business Innovation Weeks' unique recipe is a mix of peer-learning, challenge-based learning, student engagement, 21st-Century skills development, trust, enthusiasm and responsibility. The Business Innovation Weeks (BIW) occur on the 10th and final week of every term at Business School Lausanne (BSL). The BSL Student Council (StuCo) appoints a committee to create one …