Institute for Financial Management

Rochester-Bern Executive Programs

Rochester-Bern Executive Programs is a foundation, which collaborates with the University of Rochester (Simon Business School, New York State, USA) and the University of Bern. Since 1995, continuing education for managers has been offered, such as the well-respected Rochester-Bern Executive MBA or company-specific programms for the Swiss Federal Railways (SBB-CFF-FFS), UBS Wealth Management, and Fresenius Medical Care. Additionally, courses of studies such as the CAS in General Management for board of directors members or courses in banking and finance in collaboration with the Swiss Finance Institute (SFI) are conducted.

University of Rochester

The University of Rochester is one of the leading private Universities in the USA. Eight Nobel Prize winners and twelve Purlitzer Prize winners belong to its Faculty and Alumni. The Simon Business School – one out of seven Faculties of the University of Rochester – has 49 years of experience in the Executive MBA market.

University of Bern

The University of Bern is one of ten Swiss Universities and has an excellent reputation in the field of business economics. Thanks to the cooperation with the University of Rochester, it has been offering - as the only University in Switzerland - an U.S. MBA degree.

Executive MBA (Lectured in English)

The Rochester-Bern Executive MBA is a first-class General Management Program. It offers leading executives the opportunity to gain instruments and models, parallel to your individual career, which will help you to develop and implement successful business strategies in your company.

Rochester-Bern Executive MBA
Dual Degree Master of Business Administration (MBA) (Simon Business School University of Rochester)
Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) (Universität Bern)
Participants Middle- and senior-level managers with the potential for taking on increased responsibilities in their organizations
Requirements
  • academic or equivalent educational background
  • several years of management experience
  • hold positions of high responsibility 
Study model Part-time 
Start January of each year 
Duration 18 months 
Accreditation AACSB International since 1966
(Simon Business School, University of Rochester)
Presence Biweekly on Fridays/Saturdays and two course blocks abroad
Venues
  • Thun (Congress Hotel Seepark), Canton Bern, Switzerland
  • Rochester, Simon Business School, USA (4 week block)
  • Silicon Valley, USA (1 week, optional trip)
  • Shanghai, China (1 week block) 
Credits 90 ECTS points 
Language English
Costs Tuition CHF 63,000 / Expenses CHF 12,000
Alumni Associations
  • Simonites: The Rochester-Bern Alumni Association
  • Simon Business School Alumni Association
  • UniBE: Universität Bern
  • SAMBAplus

CAS in General Management für Verwaltungsräte (Unterricht auf Deutsch)

Der CAS in General Management bietet Verwaltungsrätinnen und -räten eine ausgewogene Mischung aus Theorie und Praxis. Zentrale Themen wie Nachfolgeregelung, Innovation und M&A werden in jedem der fünf Module aufgegriffen, um so neben der inhaltlichen Tiefe auch der Interdisziplinarität der Verwaltungsratstätigkeit Rechnung zu tragen.

Abschluss Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in General Management,  Universität Bern
Studienform  Berufsbegleitend
Beginn  Februar 2017
Dauer 10 Monate
Präsenz
  • 13 Tage (5 Kursblöcke à 2.5 Tagen)
  • Donnerstagmorgen bis Samstagnachmittag
Studienort GenerationenHaus in Bern, in unmittelbarer Nähe des Hauptbahnhofs
Unterrichtssprache  Deutsch
Kosten CHF 14 800.–
Voraussetzungen
  • Verwaltungsrat / Verwaltungsrätin mit Mandat
  • Angehende(r) Verwaltungsrat / Verwaltungsrätin mit Empfehlungsschreiben und geeignetem Hintergrund
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