Switzerland, Zurich - Winterthur

Secrets of Swiss Business Success

when 12 June 2017 - 23 June 2017
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee CHF 2900

Benefit from Switzerland’s strengths and find out how this remarkable success has been achieved.
What has brought about Switzerland’s remarkable success? And how does Switzerland manage to cement its enviable position in the world?
As the world develops and competition increases, Switzerland is strengthening its position as a global player. It is home to many well-known companies and international organizations in fields such as innovation, entrepreneurship, and technology. They all benefit from a unique business environment of economic and political stability and a great infrastructure in the heart of Europe, combined with traditional values such as trustworthiness and discretion, self-reliance, personal discipline, efficiency, and the legendary precision of “made in Switzerland”.
This course provides an insight into how Swiss companies maintain a global edge as well as stability in a world full of constant change. A combination of theoretical knowledge and practical application equips participants with the know-how to operate effectively in today’s globalized world. Includes work on actual case studies and company visits.

Join us for an additional Study Trip to Milan. This highly intensive Study Trip is open to all Swiss Summer Academy students who have signed up for one of our Summer Academy courses.

Great Benefits at Every Level! Take advantage of this unique opportunity to study at one of Switzerland’s leading business schools, while getting to know our culture and our people. Acquire new skills, expand your perspective, develop your network, and add valuable skills to your resume. You will be able to meet and interact with students from around the world, network with business leaders during company visits, and discover the natural beauty of our country. Interesting and popular company visits, field trips, and an attractive range of extracurricular activities will make your stay a unique experience. Be part of yet another fantastic Summer Academy. We look forward to welcoming you to beautiful Switzerland.

Target group

Registration is open to undergraduates and
Master’s students.

Credits info

6 ECTS
The successful completion of the program will be rewarded with 6 ECTS credits and a certificate of attendance from the ZHAW School of Management and Law. Extra 1,5 ECTS credits can be acquired during the additional study trip to Milan.

If there is a demand from partner institutions for additional ECTS within the main course we would consider individual assignments for the respective group of students.

Fee info

CHF 2900: Program fee of CHF 2,900: Incl. course materials, company visits, Swiss pass (free public transportation), pick-up and transfer to Winterthur, and welcome and farewell event. Accommodation not included in the program fee. The Swiss Summer Academy team will provide you with a list of attractive accommodation options near our campus.

If applicable additional Study Trip fee of CHF 1,500: Incl. transport, accommodation and assignments.

A 10% price reduction is available for students from partner institutions. Early bird discount of 5% for participants from non-partner institutions if registered by 17 March.

We are happy to discuss further discounts if a partner institution is interested to send a bigger group of students.