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MBA in Sustainable Tourism Management

Sustainability Management School
1 year
Full time/part time
Scholarships available
On campus
September, February
Application deadline: 4 months before the start.

Program description

MBA in Sustainable Tourism Management

Designed for all professionals in corporations, nonprofits and governmental agencies demanding sustainability knowledge and practice. You will have the opportunity to learn the most innovative best practices in the field of Sustainable Tourism and responsible management of hotels. You will improve your leadership and entrepreneurial skills through tackling sustainability challenges while leading tourist facilities and managing protected areas.Experiential camps and practice-oriented projects will be guided by academics and professionals.

These projects are part of SUMAS’ innovative teaching methodology which includes video conferences with leading speakers in organizations and in-class company presentations. These activities not only encourage knowledge sharing but also provide valuable opportunities for networking to enhance your career development.SUMAS students can choose to take a second optional year and engage in an internship in a corporation or an international organization.

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Admission requirements

  • Photocopy of a valid passport or ID
  • Copy of Bachelor's or Master's Degree with official transcripts (if not originally in English)
  • CV / Resumé indicating both complete education and any work experience in reverse chronological order
  • Bank statement showing at least CHF 9000 or equivalent (only for students in need of a visa or student permit)
  • Motivation Letter indicating why you want to study in Switzerland at Sustainability Management School
  • If you are not a native English speaker, or if you have not spent the last 3 years in an English-taught school: minimum TOEFL® score of 550 PBT or 80 IBT, or minimum IELTS score of 6.0, or other Standardized English Placement Exams
    • To submit the TOEFL® test score to the Sustainability Management School automatically, please enter SUMAS's TOEFL® Institutional Code number - 4629 when you take the test
  • Application fee CHF 150

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Program content

Content overview:

  • Quantitative Methods for Business Decision-Making
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Responsible Management
  • Executive Leadership
  • Global Economics
  • Managerial Finance
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Business Strategy (Capstone®)
  • Business Tourism Management
  • Emerging Economies and Sustainable Tourism Development
  • Parks and Recreation Management
  • Managing Facilities, Energy and Water
  • Project Management with Partners

Scholarships & funding

Scholarships are available. Check our webpage under scholarships.

Tuition fees

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About this institute

Sustainability Management School (SUMAS)

SUMAS was the first business school in the world to launch the BBA and MBA in Sustainability Management. SUMAS is a unique business school located between Geneva and Lausanne, Switzerland that offers innovative business programs integrated with state of the...

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Why study at Sustainability Management School

  • First Worldwide: First University to launch the BBA, MBA, and DBA in Sustainability Management
  • International Experience across the two campuses
  • Business Oriented: SUMAS is a world-leading university connecting business with sustainability and educating the next generation of business leaders
  • Elite Faculty: 75% of SUMAS Faculty have a PhD and extensive practical experience in their respective fields

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Sustainability Management School

28 Rue Mauverney
CH-1196 Gland

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