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MBA Program

The Swiss School of Management 1 year international accredited MBA Degree Program is designed to equip students with the tools and analytical framework, required for a successful career.

 

The interactive community of faculty and students in an international setting provides students with globally relevant material in today’s ever-changing economy.

60 ECTS

Language:
English

Course Duration:

1 year

An International Accredited MBA Program that will change your life

The SSM MBA Degree is fully accredited by IACBE and CHEA-Council for Higher Education. Our MBA degree is also accredited by the Department of Veterans Affairs in the USA. SSM is a quality certified school by EduQua, the Swiss Quality Certification label (accredited by the Swiss Federal Government) for Institutions of higher and continuous education.

Throughout the MBA program, students will study leadership, business, entrepreneurship and management philosophies that can be applied to any management role across varied industries. Our business school also gives students hands-on, applicable experience leading groups and classroom discussions.

Our International Accredited MBA includes lectures, corporate visits, visiting speakers, self-assessment exercises and resume/internship counseling. Our goal is to start growing students’ networks from the moment they arrive.

MBA Course Structure

The Master of Business Administration program consists of:

15 courses, subdivided into 12 core courses and a specialization module comprised of 3 courses.

It is mandatory to submit a final project/thesis or business plan in order to graduate, which will be accounted for one additional core course of 4 credits.

 

Most courses are worth 4 credit points and are assessed by either an examination, assignment, or a combination of both.

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) university degree is granted to participants who achieve 60 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System).

MBA classes are given mostly in the evening to accommodate for professionals who work or for students who would like to work or pursue an internship.

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Program Outline

  • GLB555 Globalization
    This course focuses on and facilitates further discussion of the implications of globalization for businesses and investigations of the primary economic dimension connected with the proliferation of globalization. The main objective of this class is to familiarize students with ideas, concepts, and ways of analyzing globalization as well as the encouragement of thinking about the future agenda for global leaders in such a changing environment.
  • LSP555 Leadership 360 Degrees
    The objective of this course is to help students acquire and develop skills in relation to effective leadership within organizations. Students will understand and compare different approaches, theories and methodologies about leadership and will practice leadership behaviors through class exercises and assignments.
  • AFM555 Accounting & Financial Management
    Students are taught the basic topics in accounting and financial management. Accounting: Topics include accrual accounting, financial statement analysis, tax accounting, backup schedules, ratio analysis, public filing (10-K) review and other selected accounting topics. The principal focus is on those aspects of accounting most in use by decision-makers, and most useful to students. Financial management: Topics include the function of financial markets, analysis of risk and return, time value of money, valuation of financial assets (stocks, bonds, derivatives), capital structure capital budgeting and other select corporate finance topics. The principal focus is on those aspects of analysis most in use by decision-makers, and most useful to students.
  • LAW555 International Law & Ethics
    This course will introduce students to the basic concepts and problems of public international law, ethics and of the international legal system. The course will cover main topics in this field, such as the sources of international law, the jurisdiction of the States, international law and use of force, and the relationship between international law and the internal law of the States. It will also address more specific issues such as the international law of human rights and international criminal law. In addition, this course will review and discuss a number of international tribunals, as well as certain treaties, resolutions and other international legal instruments of importance.
  • GMF555 Global Macroeconomics & International Finance
    In this course students assess theories of international monetary relations (often termed by economists as global macroeconomics) and international finance concepts. Global Macroeconomics: Topics covered include international trade, monetary theory, international finance, foreign exchange markets, balance of payments (and trade deficits), capital mobility, government fiscal and monetary policies, international macroeconomic cooperation, economic crises, and the role of international institutions. International Finance: Students learn international finance concepts and develop skills to analyze business potential in emerging markets. We study various international finance tools including hedging, forward and futures markets, exchange rates. Political, economic, social, and legal frameworks, among others, are studied and discussed. Emphasis is put on the impact of the financial sector on economic development, performance, and crises.
  • MDG555 Management in the Digital Economy
    Permanent innovation, disruptive technological, social and economic changes. We are in the Technological Cambrian, a unique period of digital diffusion, comparable in terms of typology and importance to the Geological Cambrian where life has exploded in today’s variety and diversity. Recognizing the uniqueness of this period is the first step in not succumbing to it. Riding it is the next one. Opportunities are immense for people, organizations and businesses. The course will help to understand the digital economy dynamics and acquire the tools to excel in such environment.
  • GLB555 Globalization
    This course focuses on and facilitates further discussion of the implications of globalization for businesses and investigations of the primary economic dimension connected with the proliferation of globalization. The main objective of this class is to familiarize students with ideas, concepts, and ways of analyzing globalization as well as the encouragement of thinking about the future agenda for global leaders in such a changing environment.
  • LSP555 Leadership 360 Degrees
    The objective of this course is to help students acquire and develop skills in relation to effective leadership within organizations. Students will understand and compare different approaches, theories and methodologies about leadership and will practice leadership behaviors through class exercises and assignments.
  • AFM555 Accounting & Financial Management
    Students are taught the basic topics in accounting and financial management. Accounting: Topics include accrual accounting, financial statement analysis, tax accounting, backup schedules, ratio analysis, public filing (10-K) review and other selected accounting topics. The principal focus is on those aspects of accounting most in use by decision-makers, and most useful to students. Financial management: Topics include the function of financial markets, analysis of risk and return, time value of money, valuation of financial assets (stocks, bonds, derivatives), capital structure capital budgeting and other select corporate finance topics. The principal focus is on those aspects of analysis most in use by decision-makers, and most useful to students.
  • LAW555 International Law & Ethics
    This course will introduce students to the basic concepts and problems of public international law, ethics and of the international legal system. The course will cover main topics in this field, such as the sources of international law, the jurisdiction of the States, international law and use of force, and the relationship between international law and the internal law of the States. It will also address more specific issues such as the international law of human rights and international criminal law. In addition, this course will review and discuss a number of international tribunals, as well as certain treaties, resolutions and other international legal instruments of importance.
  • GMF555 Global Macroeconomics & International Finance
    In this course students assess theories of international monetary relations (often termed by economists as global macroeconomics) and international finance concepts. Global Macroeconomics: Topics covered include international trade, monetary theory, international finance, foreign exchange markets, balance of payments (and trade deficits), capital mobility, government fiscal and monetary policies, international macroeconomic cooperation, economic crises, and the role of international institutions. International Finance: Students learn international finance concepts and develop skills to analyze business potential in emerging markets. We study various international finance tools including hedging, forward and futures markets, exchange rates. Political, economic, social, and legal frameworks, among others, are studied and discussed. Emphasis is put on the impact of the financial sector on economic development, performance, and crises.
  • MDG555 Management in the Digital Economy
    Permanent innovation, disruptive technological, social and economic changes. We are in the Technological Cambrian, a unique period of digital diffusion, comparable in terms of typology and importance to the Geological Cambrian where life has exploded in today’s variety and diversity. Recognizing the uniqueness of this period is the first step in not succumbing to it. Riding it is the next one. Opportunities are immense for people, organizations and businesses. The course will help to understand the digital economy dynamics and acquire the tools to excel in such environment.

Specialization / Concentration Modules

The full time MBA Program can be completed in various concentration/majors/specializations.

Please select your preferred major below to see the corresponding curriculum:

  • GLB555 Globalization
    This course focuses on and facilitates further discussion of the implications of globalization for businesses and investigations of the primary economic dimension connected with the proliferation of globalization. The main objective of this class is to familiarize students with ideas, concepts, and ways of analyzing globalization as well as the encouragement of thinking about the future agenda for global leaders in such a changing environment.
  • LSP555 Leadership 360 Degrees
    The objective of this course is to help students acquire and develop skills in relation to effective leadership within organizations. Students will understand and compare different approaches, theories and methodologies about leadership and will practice leadership behaviors through class exercises and assignments.
  • AFM555 Accounting & Financial Management
    Students are taught the basic topics in accounting and financial management. Accounting: Topics include accrual accounting, financial statement analysis, tax accounting, backup schedules, ratio analysis, public filing (10-K) review and other selected accounting topics. The principal focus is on those aspects of accounting most in use by decision-makers, and most useful to students. Financial management: Topics include the function of financial markets, analysis of risk and return, time value of money, valuation of financial assets (stocks, bonds, derivatives), capital structure capital budgeting and other select corporate finance topics. The principal focus is on those aspects of analysis most in use by decision-makers, and most useful to students.
  • LAW555 International Law & Ethics
    This course will introduce students to the basic concepts and problems of public international law, ethics and of the international legal system. The course will cover main topics in this field, such as the sources of international law, the jurisdiction of the States, international law and use of force, and the relationship between international law and the internal law of the States. It will also address more specific issues such as the international law of human rights and international criminal law. In addition, this course will review and discuss a number of international tribunals, as well as certain treaties, resolutions and other international legal instruments of importance.
  • GMF555 Global Macroeconomics & International Finance
    In this course students assess theories of international monetary relations (often termed by economists as global macroeconomics) and international finance concepts. Global Macroeconomics: Topics covered include international trade, monetary theory, international finance, foreign exchange markets, balance of payments (and trade deficits), capital mobility, government fiscal and monetary policies, international macroeconomic cooperation, economic crises, and the role of international institutions. International Finance: Students learn international finance concepts and develop skills to analyze business potential in emerging markets. We study various international finance tools including hedging, forward and futures markets, exchange rates. Political, economic, social, and legal frameworks, among others, are studied and discussed. Emphasis is put on the impact of the financial sector on economic development, performance, and crises.
  • MDG555 Management in the Digital Economy
    Permanent innovation, disruptive technological, social and economic changes. We are in the Technological Cambrian, a unique period of digital diffusion, comparable in terms of typology and importance to the Geological Cambrian where life has exploded in today’s variety and diversity. Recognizing the uniqueness of this period is the first step in not succumbing to it. Riding it is the next one. Opportunities are immense for people, organizations and businesses. The course will help to understand the digital economy dynamics and acquire the tools to excel in such environment.
  • GLB555 Globalization
    This course focuses on and facilitates further discussion of the implications of globalization for businesses and investigations of the primary economic dimension connected with the proliferation of globalization. The main objective of this class is to familiarize students with ideas, concepts, and ways of analyzing globalization as well as the encouragement of thinking about the future agenda for global leaders in such a changing environment.
  • LSP555 Leadership 360 Degrees
    The objective of this course is to help students acquire and develop skills in relation to effective leadership within organizations. Students will understand and compare different approaches, theories and methodologies about leadership and will practice leadership behaviors through class exercises and assignments.
  • AFM555 Accounting & Financial Management
    Students are taught the basic topics in accounting and financial management. Accounting: Topics include accrual accounting, financial statement analysis, tax accounting, backup schedules, ratio analysis, public filing (10-K) review and other selected accounting topics. The principal focus is on those aspects of accounting most in use by decision-makers, and most useful to students. Financial management: Topics include the function of financial markets, analysis of risk and return, time value of money, valuation of financial assets (stocks, bonds, derivatives), capital structure capital budgeting and other select corporate finance topics. The principal focus is on those aspects of analysis most in use by decision-makers, and most useful to students.
  • LAW555 International Law & Ethics
    This course will introduce students to the basic concepts and problems of public international law, ethics and of the international legal system. The course will cover main topics in this field, such as the sources of international law, the jurisdiction of the States, international law and use of force, and the relationship between international law and the internal law of the States. It will also address more specific issues such as the international law of human rights and international criminal law. In addition, this course will review and discuss a number of international tribunals, as well as certain treaties, resolutions and other international legal instruments of importance.
  • GMF555 Global Macroeconomics & International Finance
    In this course students assess theories of international monetary relations (often termed by economists as global macroeconomics) and international finance concepts. Global Macroeconomics: Topics covered include international trade, monetary theory, international finance, foreign exchange markets, balance of payments (and trade deficits), capital mobility, government fiscal and monetary policies, international macroeconomic cooperation, economic crises, and the role of international institutions. International Finance: Students learn international finance concepts and develop skills to analyze business potential in emerging markets. We study various international finance tools including hedging, forward and futures markets, exchange rates. Political, economic, social, and legal frameworks, among others, are studied and discussed. Emphasis is put on the impact of the financial sector on economic development, performance, and crises.
  • MDG555 Management in the Digital Economy
    Permanent innovation, disruptive technological, social and economic changes. We are in the Technological Cambrian, a unique period of digital diffusion, comparable in terms of typology and importance to the Geological Cambrian where life has exploded in today’s variety and diversity. Recognizing the uniqueness of this period is the first step in not succumbing to it. Riding it is the next one. Opportunities are immense for people, organizations and businesses. The course will help to understand the digital economy dynamics and acquire the tools to excel in such environment.

Admission Requirements

The MBA Program can be completed within 4 academic terms which equals a full academic year.

  • Candidates seeking admission to the MBA program should hold a Bachelor’s degree or relevant Undergraduate degree.

  • All MBA candidates must have a sound command of the English language; both spoken and written.

  • Work-Experience is not necessary.

  • The final decision concerning the acceptance in the MBA degree program rests with Swiss School of Management.

Cost Breakdown

Application fee€ 200 – due immediately, non refundable

Enrollment fee€ 4,600 – due after Provisional Acceptance

First Installment€ 3,500 – due after three months

Second Installment€ 3,500 – due after six months

Third Installment€ 3,500 – due after nine months

Total Tuition Fees:€ 15,300

Important:

The above tuition and fees are for the SSM Learning Centers in Rome and Brescia. At Swiss School of Management we firmly believe in equity by giving people around the globe the same opportunities to earn an SSM degree. For students applying from areas of the planet with unequal social or economic conditions, we offer different rates. Please contact our Learning Centers in UAE, GCC, & Cairo as prices vary.

The total tuition fees of the program include all study material (except for the books), examination fees, wi-fi access, access to the library, company visits, excursions and Personal Success Profile Analysis and Adventure Day. All fees except the Application Fee are fully refundable in case of rejection of the study visa. Once the enrolment is confirmed, some paid-in fees might be not refundable.

Application Procedures

The application process to all Swiss School of Mangement programs is fully electronic. 

 

 

 

MBA Application

Fill out the online application form for the SSM program to begin the process of applying.

 

Note: Application will not be reviewed until all documents have been received electronically and the application fee has been received.

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