Certificate of Advanced Studies

Calendar & Courses

Academic Calendar

The Academic Year runs on four terms per year.

2019-2020 Academic Year:
  • Fall term 2019: September 9 – November 15
    (1-week vacation: Nov 16 – Nov 24)
  • Winter term 2019-2020: November 25 – February 14
    (1-week vacation: Feb 15 – Feb 23)
  • Spring term 2020: February 24 – May 8
    (1-week vacation: May 9 – May 17)
  • Summer term 2020: May 18 – July 24

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