Program Overview

The BSL EMBA in Switzerland is a transformational, not transactional experience that facilitates your learning and personal growth as a self-aware, adaptive, and responsible leader for a better world. 

Program Objectives

  • You will embark on a personal transformation journey that will enable you to know yourself better, to (re)discover your personal purpose, and to nurture your leadership capacity for making meaningful change in the world. You will be immersed in a learning space that fosters your personal growth through soft skills courses, one-on-one mentoring, and opportunities for coaching others.
  • You will turn business on its head and get exposed to unconventional thinking beyond business-as-usual. Through our three-dimensional learning approach, “I”, “we”, and “all of us”, you will cultivate skills and perspectives that empower you to comprehend and respond to global business challenges from an individual, collective, and systemic perspective.
  • You will invest in your professional growth and will explore opportunities for fusing your previous experiences, strengths, and passions into a fulfilling career path. You will stretch yourself and apply what you learn straight away through the EMBA Consulting Project: You will choose between a Business Plan Project for a start-up, family business, or a company of your choice, and a Social Impact Consulting Project in South Africa.

Find out more about the EMBA consulting project.

BSL Signature Features

  • Small classes of up to 20 candidates with personalized attention and support from professors
  • Professors who are seasoned and currently active business practitioners and experts in their field
  • International and diverse environment with students from 60 nationalities

EMBA – Executive MBA Program (1.5 Years)

  • We recommend this option to working professionals based in Switzerland who desire to keep their employment and study part time, which means attending the MBA classes on campus in Lausanne every few weeks.
  • Classes are scheduled in three-day modules (Thursday-Saturday or three consecutive Saturdays) which are taken every 4-5 weeks approximately over the course of 1.5 years
  • The EMBA Consulting Project is completed over the last 12 months

Our Head of Enrollment
Alessandro D'Amico looks forward to hearing from you.

Tel: +41 21 619 06 65
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Program Format

Duration: 1.5 years

Course work: 

  • 15 modules to be completed
  • The course are scheduled in three-day modules (Thursday to Saturday, or 3 consecutive Saturdays)


  • Each module includes 3 days (27 hrs) of class time and 35-50 hrs of independent study 
  • The EMBA Consulting Project requires the equivalent of 10-15 hours a week over 12 months

 Program Credits: 60 ECTS

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Quick Stats


Average age
of current EMBA intake


International Participants


Average number of years of work experience of current EMBA intake
(Min 5 required)

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Program:  Executive MBA

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Program:  Executive MBA

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Admission Requirements

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