Building Tomorrows Leaders
Founded in 1987, Business School Lausanne is a leading innovator in business education. Reinforcing its renowned practical approach to business studies, BSL revised its MBA and EMBA programs in 2009 by collaborating with leading CEOs and HR directors. In reflecting their perspectives, BSLs MBA provides relevant high-quality education - as demanded by todays marketplace.
The BSL Learning Experience
Studying at BSL is an interactive and engaging learning experience. Small classes of up to 20 MBA students work in professional partnership with the faculty to solve complex case studies and real business challenges. BSLs professors guide the students in the learning process, often working with them on an individual basis to provide continuous mentorship and assessment.
Taking real business learning one step further, BSL is backed up by a multidisciplinary team of professors delivering innovative and demanding MBA
modules. All have a contemporary and accomplished business acumen and
incorporate todays challenges into their lectures combining real-life experience
with classroom learning.
A leading innovation: MBA/E-MBA in Sustainable Business
Since September 2011 students have the option to specialize in Sustainable Business by following a joint-degree program of BSL and the University of St Gallen: an innovative Diploma of Advanced Studies in Sustainable Business developed with the University of St.Gallen (equivalent of 30 ECTS program).
Other Masters at BSL
In addition to the MBA and EMBA, and the recently launched MBA in Sustainable Business, BSL offers innovative Masters programs including:
MSc in Finance (with CFA)
Master in International Business (with CMI)
MSc in Global Marketing
The BSL finance program integrates CFA, Chartered Financial Analyst level 1 Preparation, and the Master in International Business (MIB) prepares students for the CMI (Chartered Management Institute) Strategic Management and Leadership Diploma that students will receive along with their BSL degree.
Recognition and Accreditation
BSL is globally recognized for its quality, ranked 3rd in Switzerland and among the Top European Business Schools in QS Ltd.s 2011 Employers Choice ranking.
BSL was the first business school in Europe to be accredited by the ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs) and in 2009 became a member of the EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development). BSL is the first Business School in Switzerland to offer students membership to the international honor society, Delta Mu Delta. Additionally, the Swiss Association for Quality and Management Systems (SQS) awarded BSL with ISO 9001 certification.
Studying in Switzerland
Respected throughout the world for its banking and commercial infrastructure, Switzerland is headquarters for many international companies and the seat of several world organizations. Located in the Greater Lausanne area, near the lake and university community, BSL is in the heart of a vibrant study environment for local and international students alike. The school is easily accessible by public transportation and just 45 minutes by road or train from Geneva and its international airport.