Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS)

Calendar & Courses

Academic Calendar

The Academic Year runs on four terms per year:

2021-2022 Academic Year:
  • Fall term 2021: September 6 – November 12
    (1-week term break: Nov 13 – Nov 21)
  • Winter term 2021-2022: November 22 – February 11
    (1-week term break: Feb 12 – Feb 20)
  • Spring term 2022: February 21 – May 6
    (1-week term break: May 7 – May 15)
  • Summer term 2022: May 16 – July 22

Up to 5 courses are scheduled each term, depending on the program option and term.

For more details regarding the start of the academic year and holidays, please click here.


Course List

CAS in Financial Markets
  • Financial Markets I & II
  • Behavioral Finance / Wealth Management
CAS in Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Finance I & II
  • Financial Reporting and Regulations
CAS in Business Megatrends
  • Digital business transformation
  • Economics for Business
  • Solving Big Problems
CAS in Management Skills for Entrepreneurs
  • Entrepreneurial Context
  • Entrepreneurial Communication
  • Organizational Design
CAS in Quantitative Skills for Data Analysis (4 courses = 20 ECTS)
  • Quantitative methods A & B
  • Computational skills A & B
CAS in Leadership for Systems Thinking
  • Entrepreneurial Methods (System Thinking)
  • Interpersonal Communications
  • Leadership and Management Skills