Curriculum
(Subject to change)

The next MAS course, composed of 4 modules, starts in August 2018 (65 ECTS).

structure overview

You can download the structure overview here (PDF, 32 KB)

Semester 1 (August - December) - subject to change

The first semester (Module 1 + 2) is comprised of 51 ECTS and is based on weekly block courses of one to three days, mostly from Monday to Wednesday. All courses will be taught at the UZH campus, either at UZH city campus or at the UZH Center for continuing education.

Course hours are: 08:30-12:00h, 13:30-17:00h

Module 1 - International Management (27 ECTS)

Course period 2018: calendar weeks 33-42

Week

Course date

Course

ECTS

33

14-16 Aug 2018

Financial Accounting

Prof. Dr. David Oesch, University of Zurich

3 ECTS

34

20-22 Aug 2018

Neuromanagement

Prof. Dr. Christian Ruff, University of Zurich

3 ECTS

35

27-29 Aug 2018

Brand Management and Digital Marketing

Prof. Dr. Hans Mühlbacher, International University of Monaco

Prof. Dr. René Algesheimer, University of Zurich

3 ECTS

36

04-05 Sep 2018
Tue-Wed!

Leadership and Human Resources Management

Prof. Dr. Jochen Menges, WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management

2 ECTS

37

10-11 Sep 2018

Business Ethics

Prof. Dr. Thomas Beschorner, University of St. Gallen

2 ECTS

12 Sep 2018

Corporate Finance, Part I

Prof. Dr. Alexander Wagner, University of Zurich

1 ECTS

38

17 Sep 2018

Macroeconomics, Development Economics and Future Economic Systems,
Part I

Prof. Dr. David Hémous, University of Zurich

1 ECTS

18 Sep 2018

Research Methodology, Part I

Prof. Dr. Leng Khim Lim, University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland

1 ECTS

19 Sep 2018

Corporate Finance, Part II

Prof. Dr. Alexander Wagner, University of Zurich

1 ECTS

39

24-25 Sep 2018
Mo-Tue

Macroeconomics, Development Economics and Future Economic Systems,
Part II+III

Prof. Dr. David Hémous, University of Zurich

2 ECTS

40

01 Oct 2018

Macroeconomics, Development Economics and Future Economic Systems,
EXAM

Prof. Dr. David Hémous, University of Zurich

 

02 Oct 2018

Research Methodology, Part II

Prof. Dr. Leng Khim Lim, University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland

1 ECTS

03 Oct 2018

Corporate Finance, Part III

Prof. Dr. Alexander Wagner, University of Zurich

1 ECTS

41

08-10 Oct 2018

Strategic Management

Prof. Dr. Shahzad Ansari, University of Cambridge

3 ECTS

42

15-17 Oct 2018

Innovation Management

Prof. Dr. Lu Zhiyang, University of Southern California

3 ECTS

 

 

 

43

 

one-week break

 

Module 2 - Focus on Europe (CAS EBM) and Focus on China (CAS CBM) (24 ECTS)

Focus China: calendar weeks 44-45, 50-51

Week Date Course Focus ECTS

44

29-30 Oct 2018

Chinese Macroeconomics: A Historical Perspective

Prof. Dr. Debin Ma, London Business School of Economis and Political Sciences

Focus China

2 ECTS

31 Oct 2018

Case Studies on Cross-Border Business - Focus China, Part I

Dr. Xinhua Wittmann, University of Zurich

Focus China

1 ECTS

45

05-07 Nov 2018

Chinese Culture and Enterprise Management                                          

Dr. Marc Szepan, Oxford University

Focus China

3 ECTS

 

46

12-14 Nov 2018

European Business Environment, Government and Society

Prof. Dr. Reiner Eichenberger, University of Fribourg

Prof. Dr. David Stadelmann, University of Bayreuth

Focus Europe

3 ECTS

47

19 Nov 2018

Case Studies on Cross-Border Business - Focus Europe, Part I

Dr. Matthias Schaub, University of Zurich

Focus Europe

1 ECTS

20-21 Nov 2018

Swiss Competitiveness

Prof. Dr. Jan-Egbert Sturm, ETH Zurich

Focus Europe

2 ECTS

48

26 Nov 2018

European Culture and Enterprise Management

John-James Farquharson

Focus Europe

1 ECTS

27-28 Nov 2018

Management of European Multinational Corporations

Prof. Dr. Olga Annushkina, Bocconi University

Focus Europe

2 ECTS

49

03 Dec 2018

Case Studies on Cross-Border Business - Focus Europe, Part II

Dr. Matthias Schaub, University of Zurich

Focus Europe

1 ECTS

04-05 Dec 2018

Financial Industry / FinTech

Dr. Jan Bielinski, Julius Baer Group Ltd.

Dr. Thomas Puschmann, University of Zurich

Focus Europe

2 ECTS

 

50

10-11 Dec 2018

Marketing in China

Prof. Dr. Wang, Peking University

Focus China

2 ECTS

 

12 Dec 2018

Negotiation and Diplomacy in China

Prof. Dr. Sun Ling, New Huadu Business School

Focus China

1 ECTS

51

17 Dec 2018

Case Studies on Cross-Border Business - Focus China, Part II

Dr. Xinhua Wittmann, University of Zurich

Focus China

1 ECTS

18-19 Dec 2018

The Art of Chinese Management

Prof. Dr. He Zhiyi, New Huadu Business School

Focus China

2 ECTS

Semester 2 (January - July)

The second semester consists of the completion of a practice-oriented project work (e.g. case study, internship, etc.) and the writing of the MAS thesis.

Module 3 - Practice-oriented project (4 ECTS)

Participants must complete a practice-oriented project (in the form of an internship, case study, etc.) for a period of 4-6 months in companies/organizations. For European students it is recommended to do the project work in China, for Chinese students in European work environments.

Module 4 - Master Thesis (10 ECTS)

Students must write their Master thesis within the last 2-3 months of the program. The thesis will be written in groups, each consisting of 2-3 students. The thesis will be supervised by lecturers from the program.

While studying module 1 and 2, students should take German classes (for Chinese-speaking students) or Chinese classes (for English-speaking students), respectively. The language classes are organized by the MAS program and are included in the tuition fees.

Single courses

There is the possibility to attend single course blocks of Module 1+2 as:

  • guest participant: attend full course block program, incl. assessment (receive a confirmation of participation and the respective ECTS credits) or
  • auditor: attend course block without doing the final course assessment and without receiving any ECTS credits.

ECTS can be cumulated and credited for a later MAS ECBM degree.

For details about the prices and for registering for single courses, please contact: tiffany.merz-cheok@business.uzh.ch

Degrees

  • Master of Advanced Studies UZH in European and Chinese Business Management (65 ECTS Credits)
  • Certificate of Advanced Studies UZH in European Business Management (12 ECTS)
  • Certificate of Advanced Studies UZH in Chinese Business Management (12 ECTS)