Education for the higher educated

Executive MBA (EMBA)

SBS Swiss Business School

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  • Overview
  • Testimonials

About the Program

  • The SBS EMBA program consists of 8 double-modules in 16 months

  • The program can be started at each module

  • Candidates can apply at any time

Why select the SBS Executive MBA (EMBA)?

You want:

  • A world-class EMBA while you continue to work
  • A program that combines academic theory with real world application, you can use at work.
  • To improve your leadership and strategy skills
  • To improve your career prospects and international network

The 16-month program in 8 modules is designed to be compatible with the work pressures and the demanding travel schedules of our participants.

The Executive MBA unites experienced executives and faculty from around the world, to build a global view of business, develop a strategic mindset and gain an understanding of the newest management tools required in today's fast - moving emerging markets.

The goal of SBS is: to help you reach your goals by professional learning, life drawn from experienced classmates, international case studies and expert faculty from around the globe.


International Management.

Program Structure

An emphasis on teamwork and study groups are an essential part of the Executive MBA experience to prepare our students for future career prospects.

A mix of techniques, focused strongly on the case study methodology, allows students to work in interdisciplinary groups and, in turn, discuss, debate and solve real-life business problems. A mix of additional methods is used to draw on the participants' own professional experience, creating an interactive learning environment and promoting an exchange of ideas between students and faculty.

What makes our program special is the action learning concept and its dual focus on personal and organizational development.

The SBS Executive MBA consists of 8 modules which are offered with an interval of 2 months.

Sample Schedule of a Module

Schedule of a Module

8 Modules

  • Module 1: Financial Accounting-Marketing Management
  • Module 2: Managerial Economics- Organizational Behavior and Leadership
  • Module 3: Communication and Negotiation Skills- Financial Management
  • Module 4: Managerial Accounting- Human Resources Management
  • Module 5: Operations and Project Management - International Marketing and Research
  • Module 6: Business Policy and Strategy - International Finance and Banking
  • Module 7: Management Information Systems - Research Methods
  • Module 8: Business Values and Ethics - International Law and Business

Each participant must write a thesis.

Personal development and career coaching are one of the essential elements of the program. Special tools like the 360 degree Leadership review, personal coaching sessions MRFI and other tools are used on an individual basis.

Level University
Form Part-time
Incompany No
Open enrolment Yes
Lead time 16 months
Location Kloten-Zurich, Switzerland
Type MBA (Master of Business Administration)
Costs (indication) More than € 4,550
Class location type At the institute
Titles MBA (Master of Business Administration)
Required language skills English
Country Switzerland
Completion Diploma
Testimonial Executive MBA (EMBA)

"I am extremely pleased with my decision to pursue the Executive MBA at SBS. It has excellent faculty members delivering well balanced contents from both theoretical and practical aspects, professionally in a multicultural environment. I am confident that learning will help me overcome many challenges to come in the ever evolving and dynamic business environment."

Gautam Randhawa, Executive MBA
Testimonial Executive MBA (EMBA)

"SBS is the institution dedicated to business education with internationally established reputation. For example, its rankings among top MBA distance programs at Financial Times speak for themselves.

The educational outcomes are precious, and I am applying them daily in the field of TIME technologies (Telecommunications, IT, Media and Entertainment).

Graduation from SBS EMBA was for sure one of the enablers for my professional undertakings, and I am warmly recommending it not only to my acquaintances, but to my close colleagues and friends as well."

Milan Andjic, Executive-MBA
Testimonial Executive MBA (EMBA)

"My studies at the SBS Swiss Business School were outstanding. The school offers limitless education possibilities; their executive MBA program helped me to adjust my business point of view and to have a more structured and strategically thinking process. I believe the program confirmed the best of what I have learned from experience, knowledge and business skills, and gave me opportunities to discover and develop my full potential. The curriculum of the EMBA program is very dynamic and diverse, adapting to the changes of today's changing business environment. The different courses were carried out by excellent professors with high academic and practical knowledge and contact with both teaching staff and administration was always a positive experience. The executive MBA program has definitely added value to my marketability and has been a great experience. "

Vivien Grajz, Executive MBA
Testimonial Executive MBA (EMBA)

"Thank you for the beautiful graduation day, and once again thank you for everything. It has been a very interesting and fruitful journey."

Alessandro Castagnetti, Executive MBA