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Program Overview

The BSL MBA 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 MBA 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 consulting project.

BSL Signature Features

  • Small classes of up to 20 participants 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

Program Options

Option 1: MBA – Full-Time Program (1 Year)

  • We recommend this option to professionals who seek a career transition or want to take a break from work and fully focus on a year of dynamic learning immersion
  • Classes are scheduled in three-day modules (Thursday- Saturday) which are taken approximately every 2 weeks over the course of 1 year
  • The MBA Consulting Project is completed over the last 14 weeks

Option 2: MBA – Part-Time Program (2 Years)

  • We recommend this option to working professionals in or outside of 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) which are taken every 4-5 weeks approximately over the course of 2 years
  • The MBA Consulting Project is completed over the last 12 months

Our Admissions Coordinator, Simone Hänni, looks forward to hearing from you.

Tel: +41 21 619 06 65
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Program Format

Duration:

  • 1 year for full-time option
  • 2 years for part-time option  

Course work: 

  • 15 modules to be completed
  • The course are scheduled in three-day modules (Thursday to Saturday)

Workload:

  • Each module includes 3 days (27 hrs) of class time and 35-50 hrs of independent study 
  • The MBA Consulting Project requires the equivalent of 40-50 hours a week over 14 weeks

 Program Credits: 60 ECTS

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Quick Stats

34

Average age
of current MBA intake

14

Number of countries represented of current MBA intake

9.5

Average number of years of work experience of current MBA intake
(Min 3 required)

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USA

Program:  Executive MBA

The community atmosphere at BSL is one of a kind. I have been fortunate to develop good connections with fellow students, faculty, staff and alumni.

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Mauritius

Program:  MBA

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Switzerland

Program:  Executive MBA

My experience at BSL exceeds my expectations with a very friendly and professional staff, small classes, close exchange with enthusiastic professors and students, a multi-cultural environment, and a sustainable vision.

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Italy

Program:  MBA

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Admission Requirements


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