Founded in 1987, Business School Lausanne has a unique approach to business education. Its aim is to build a new generation of leadership, through creating learning programs that address the fundamental changes of working in the 21st century. This includes focusing on how digital transformation, current economic trends, changes in societal structure and environmental concerns have transformed the business landscape.
Switzerland based truly global learning hub, Business School Lausanne educates students from sixty nationalities with diverse backgrounds who joined its experienced faculty in a co-creative approach to learning, focusing on topics as broad as leadership, systems thinking, economics and business-driven sustainability.
Business School Lausanne is committed to creating a personalized and focused learning experience. With small class sizes providing each student with the opportunity to truly participate in seeking new ideas for measuring the role and impact of business in today’s society and efforts to endeavour to create a space where all of our students, professors, staff, researchers, and stakeholders feel free to come together to ask courageous questions and to maximize solutions through values that matter, the school worships connection being the key to tackling issues for the common good.
Throughout studies students gain expertise in three areas: Business Transformation, Business Sustainability and Entrepreneurship.
Upon graduation graduates display strong set of proven and innovative business hard skills, a thorough knowledge of the megatrends in business that shape the world today and a strong and developed entrepreneurial mindset.
Business School Lausanne offers a four-level learning journey to impact:
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) level: students acquire the Skills, Mindset and Understanding of the Megatrends to contribute an impact in business.
Master’s in international business (MIB) level: students deepen Skills, Mindset and Understanding of the Megatrends to initiate an impact in business.
Master of Business Administration (E/MBA) level: as experienced professionals, students improve and use their Skills, Mindset and Understanding of the Megatrends to transform a specific business.
Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) level: as senior professionals, students create new Business Knowledge as well as Frameworks, Methods or Tools to transform an industry.
The students of Business School Lausanne benefit from the school’s international character, well-established reputation in the business community and close proximity to key international organizations.
Business School Lausanne is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACSBSP), an accreditation organization for business education officially recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. The ACBSP accreditation, which covers approximately 2’400 higher education institutions internationally, ensures that BSL degrees are recognized and valued worldwide.
Along with Career Mentoring at Business School Lausanne, our students benefit from the school’s close proximity to many international organizations and large corporations. The Career Office has a large network of interaction with HR representatives, recruiting agencies and head-hunters in Switzerland and globally.
Business School Lausanne is represented by students and Alumni working in the corporate sector, employed by well-known companies such as BCV, Novartis, UEFA, KPMG, United Nations, Microsoft, AirBnB, Warner Bros, Merck Group, WWF, Credit Suisse, Deloitte, Nestlé, Infiniti, World Economic Forum, IBM, Philips, Medtronic, World Health Organization, Ferrero and European Investment Bank (EIB), to mention some of them.