DAS in General Management (Focus Business Agility)
Rochester-Bern Executive Programs, University of Bern Simon Business School, University of Rochester
Successful management requires cross-functional expertise, a strategic mind-set, excellent leadership and communications skills, innovative thinking, and entrepreneurial spirit. These ingredients help you to deal with transformation, agility, sustainability requirements, and changing cultures in today’s fast-paced, technology-driven world. The Diploma of Advanced Studies in General Management (Focus Business Agility) supports you in mastering these challenges during classes in Switzerland and an international trip to Shanghai. You gain a solid understanding of strategy, business analytics, leadership and organization, innovation, operations and sales and global competitive strategies, to become a more agile leader.
Learn more: www.rochester-bern.ch
|Degree||Diploma of Advanced Studies in General Management (DAS General Management, University of Bern)|
|Length||October – April (7 months)|
|Flexible entry possible||No|
|Single module visitable||Yes|
|Place||Thun (Congress Hotel Seepark), Bern (University of Bern)
Due to the pandemic situation and the related official requirements, we would like to point out that individual course modules or parts of them can be replaced by distance learning or postponed.
|Admission||University degree (or equivalent) plus at least 5 years of management experience (as a project or line manager) OR: 10+ years of managerial and leadership experience in lieu of academic qualifications (sur dossier application), convincing character with a team spirit with ability to set priorities and balance family, job, and studies as well as fluency in English.|
|Organising institutions||Rochester-Bern Executive Programs, University of Bern Simon Business School, University of Rochester|
About the program
Our courses help you to grasp and connect all areas of business. Based on a solid understanding of managerial finance and analytics, you will dive into all aspects of general management, addressing both current and future challenges as well as the optimal way to master them successfully.
- Corporate Strategy
- Business Analytics
- Technology, Innovation, Disruption & Entrepreneurship (TIDE)
- Leadership & Organization
- Sales & Distribution Management
- Operations & Supply Chain Management
- Management in Transition Economies
Organising institution and faculty
Rochester-Bern is a Swiss foundation cooperating closely with the universities of Rochester (USA) and Bern (CH). For over 25 years, we have been offering further education for executives.
Rochester-Bern faculty includes renowned academics from top business schools in Europe, Switzerland, the United States and Asia. Our professors have strong didactical skills and a solid foothold in the business world.
- Mid or senior-level manager with the potential for taking on increased responsibilities within the organization
- University degree (or equivalent) plus at least 5 years of management experience (as a project or line manager)
- OR: 10+ years of managerial and leadership experience in lieu of academic qualifications (sur dossier application)
- convincing character with a team spirit
- ability to set priorities and balance family, job, and studies
- fluent in English
Application and tuition fees
Please apply online.
- Two recommendation forms
- Statement of company approval
- Portrait photo
- Copy of passport or ID card
- Official diploma and transcripts
- Further education agreement
- Letter of motivation
Program fees amount to CHF 30,250 (in two equal installments). The price includes tuition, all required books / materials, lunches and refreshments on regular class days in Switzerland, accommodation and some meals in China, matriculation and exam fees. The fee does not include accommodation in Bern / Thun or any airfare.
Download the Rochester-Bern DAS in Finance Fact Sheet here.
Should you wish to pursue our Executive MBA within five years after having completed the CAS, you will receive accreditation for the courses you already completed. Please speak with one of our recruiters to discuss the timing and pricing once you wish to continue your studies.
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