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.

2022-2023 Academic Year:
  • Fall term 2022: September 5 – November 11
    (1-week term break: Nov 12 – Nov 20)
  • Winter term 2022-2023: November 21 – February 10
    (1-week term break: Feb 11 – Feb 19)
  • Spring term 2023: February 20 – May 5
    (1-week term break: May 6 – May 14)
  • Summer term 2023: May 15 – July 28
BSL’s Welcome Day (new student orientation)
  • Friday 2nd September 2022
  • Friday 17th February 2023

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