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The Master Degree in International Business Administration with a specialization in Entrepreneurship provides students with hands-on experience via close links to the industry. AUS is leading the charge in skills for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) through integrating the hard and soft skills our students will need to be competitive in the coming decades. Key learning methods to promote 4IR skills development are instilled in the program.
At AUS students from over 44 nationalities come together and share their personal and professional experiences guided by professors who work in their field of specialization.
Through experiential and student-centered learning students are exposed to real-life scenarios and case studies allowing them to develop skills needed to be competitive in the upcoming decades. This applied experience is in stark contrast to many university professors focused solely on theory or outdated methodologies.
In 2020, Switzerland was ranked as one of the most innovative countries in the world. Whilst for the sixth consecutive year, it ranked number 1 for Innovation Output Sub-Index, and number 1 in the Knowledge and Technology Output pillars by the Global Entrepreneurship and Development Institute. Putting it amongst the most entrepreneurial countries in the world for innovation and technological advancement.
“Disruption” is commonplace in the market, and companies are seeking “intrapreneur” minded individuals to secure their survival. Entrepreneurship is an exciting field of study which encourages students to turn a vision into a business plan and, ultimately, a business through calculated risks and strategizing. Entrepreneurs use their creativity, promote innovation, and create new job opportunities, new products, and services.
The degree builds on a student’s knowledge developed at a bachelor level and will develop their business personality and hone their management skills. Students will study a range of core modules in which they will do an in-depth analysis of business practices in areas such as management, business law, and corporate strategy in an international context. Students will then dive further into their modules and learn the application of theory to ensure a comprehensive understanding of the impact their knowledge can have.
During their degree students must undertake at least one internship. Students are support by our dedicated careers team and faculty to ensure they can find an internship relevant to their career path. Students are also encouraged to undertake additional internships in other fundamental business areas in order to broader their experience and enhance their CV.
Along with technological advancements, the entrepreneurship and business landscape has changed considerably around the world. Entrepreneurship is designed to provide the tools necessary to start your own independent business or work in advisory roles to new venture start-ups, giving graduates the tools to work proactively in highly uncertain or risky market environments. Studying Entrepreneurship, you could progress into careers including;
Rated in the Top 2 Countries to Study Abroad in Europe, Switzerland is an exceptional location to live, study and work. Its cultural diversity, magnificent landscape and innovative environment offer first-class conditions for both personal well-being and career achievement. With its amazing cuisine, four national languages, horology eminence and more than 1.5 million cows, Switzerland offer an international study experience like no other.
Among its many charms, Switzerland scenery tops it all. Stunning Lake Geneva lends itself to great boating and swimming, and of course the mountains are there for memorable hiking. If you love to ski and snowboard, there is no better place than Switzerland. And if you don’t know how to ski and snowboard, there is no better place to learn. From Zermatt to St. Moritz, Switzerland is a mecca for winter sports enthusiasts.
The American University in Switzerland (AUS) is a private and fully accredited institution of Higher Education located near beautiful Lake Geneva. With a professor to student ratio of only 1 to 7 and a graduation rate of nearly 95%, students will experience the individual attention they deserve and obtain the career they desire.
At AUS, we recognize that business leaders today must not only master the hard skills needed to make data-driven decisions but also the soft skills needed to make them a better collaborator. To thrive in this field and to truly create value in an organization, leaders must acquire the management skills necessary to interface across the organization.
Recognizing the need for this skillset in the market, AUS has developed a holistic approach to educating tomorrow’s leaders in business administration.
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