This two-week summer business program is presented by our partner, the
University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW). It is open to Swiss and international Bachelor students. During the two exciting and challenging weeks participants attend courses, visit companies, discover local culture and establish networks with people from Switzerland and around the world. Basel is located near the borders of France and Germany, and contains the country's highest concentration of museums.
▪ Transfers to BADM 3XX
The Summer School is a two-week seminar, taught in English by internationally experienced lecturers. The two subjects «Global Competitiveness» and «Innovation» will be taught and knowledge transfers from world leading companies arranged from a specific Swiss perspective. The courses build on at least two years of business studies; they are academically challenging with a strong applied management focus. Interaction between students and lecturers is highly encouraged.
Each module includes field trips to different Swiss companies related to the programme Topic.
The two week program starts with the module «Global Competitiveness» to learn about the actual situation in Switzerland and to show how public institutions foster and benefit from Switzerland's advantages which strongly revolve around innovation.
2. Product Innovation and Business Model Innovation
The second part of the first week and the full second course week will be focused on innovation, especially product innovation and business model innovation. Additional company visits will provide a practical insight into the fascinating world of how companies try to improve or even revolutionize their products and hone their business models constantly.
Students will receive a total of 3transfer credits upon successful completions of the full BSwiss Program. We recommend that all students visit an Academic Advisor to selection which Option of transfer credit is most suitable and for course planning to ensure that all program requirements are met.
FHNW will not provide airport pick-up service. Participants will be accommodated in studios with their own kitchen and bathroom. Breakfast is not included. All rooms are furnished. The beds are supplied with duvet plus pillow and sheets. Please take care that nothing of the inventory is missing on your leave.
Participants should also buy their own Travel Insurance prior to departure.
Due date: May 24, 2017 (Wednesday)
Your completed application package should include the following:
All applicants are interviewed by a faculty member and/or a member of the Centre for International Experience. We recommend that all applicants represent themselves in a professional manner.
All successful candidates will be notified via email. Acceptance of this offer is submitted along with a non refundable Study Abroad Fee.
FHNW BSwiss - International Business Summer School
Program Booklet (pdf)
Second and third year BBA students
Sunday, 23 July till Friday evening, 04 August 2017
See Fees and Payment section
3 credits of upper level business course
May 24, 2017 (Wednesday)
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