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)

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

Mhodule 1 - International Management (27 ECTS)

14-16 Aug 17

Financial Accounting

Prof. Dr. David Oesch, University of Zurich

3 ECTS

 

21 Aug 17

 

Leadership and Human Resources Management (Part 1)

Matthias Mölleney, HWZ University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration

2 ECTS

(in total)

22-23 Aug 17

 

Marketing and Brand Management

Prof. Dr. Hans Mühlbacher, International University of Monaco

2 ECTS

 

28-30 Aug 17

 

Innovation Management

Prof. Dr. Lu Zhiyang, University of Southern California

3 ECTS

 

04-06 Sep 17

 

Strategic Management

Prof. Dr. Shahzad Ansari, University of Cambridge

3 ECTS

 

11-12 Sep 17

 

Business Ethics

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

2 ECTS

 

Thu, 14 Sep 17

 

Neuromanagement

Prof. Dr. Christian Ruff, University of Zurich

1 ECTS

 

18-19 Sep 17

Personality and Positive Psychology (Part 1)

Prof. Dr. Willibald Ruch, University of Zurich

3 ECTS

(in total)

20 Sep 17

Leadership and Human Resources Management (Part 2)

Matthias Mölleney, HWZ University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration

 

Mo, 25 Sep 17

Mo, 02 Oct 17

Mo, 09 Oct 2017

Macroeconomics, Development Economics and Future Economic Systems

Prof. Dr. David Hémous, University of Zurich

3 ECTS

Tue, 26 Sep 17

 

Business Design

Prof. Dr. Anthony Marasco, New Academy of Fine Arts, Milan

1 ECTS

Thu, 28 Sep 17

Fri, 29 Sep 17

Personality and Positive Psychology (Part 2)

Prof. Dr. Peng Kaiping, Tsinghua University

 

Tue, 10 Oct 17

 

Research Methodology

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

1 ECTS

Wed, 27 Sep 17

Wed, 04 Oct 17

Wed, 11 Oct 17

Corporate Finance

Prof. Dr. Alexander Wagner, University of Zurich

3 ECTS
 
16-29 Oct 17 two-week break  

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

30-31 Oct 17

Chinese Macroeconomics and Policy

Prof. Dr. Lu Maozu, University of Strathclyde

Focus China

2 ECTS

 

06-07 Nov 17

 

Chinese Culture and Enterprise Management                                          

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Focus China

2 ECTS

Wed, 01 Nov 17

Wed, 08 Nov 17

China Goes Global - Case Studies

Dr. Xinhua Wittmann, University of Zurich

Focus China

2 ECTS

 

13-15 Nov 17

 

Case Studies on Challenges of European Firms Doing Business in China

Dr. Xinhua Wittmann, University of Zurich

Focus Europe

3 ECTS

 

20 Nov 17

 

Media and Communication in Europe

Dr. Patrick Vogt, Managing Director of Vogt Media Consulting

Focus Europe

1 ECTS

 

21-22 Nov 17

 

Financial Industry - Money and Banking

Prof. Dr. Urs Birchler, University of Zurich

Focus Europe

2 ECTS

 

27 Nov 17

Sino-European Partnership Strategies

Prof. Dr. Michael Hilb, University of Fribourg

Focus Europe 1 ECTS

28-29 Nov 17

 

Management of European Multinational Corporations

Prof. Dr. Olga Annushkina, Bocconi University

Focus Europe

2 ECTS

 

04-06 Dec 17

 

European Business Environment, Government and Society

Prof. Dr. Reiner Eichenberger, University of Fribourg

Prof. Dr. David Stadelmann, University of Bayreuth

Focus Europe

3 ECTS

 

11-12 Dec 17

 

Marketing in China

 

Focus China

2 ECTS

 

13 Dec 17

 

Negotiation in China

Prof. Dr. Sun Ling, New Huadu Business School

Focus China

1 ECTS

 

18-20 Dec 17

 

The Art of Chinese Management

Prof. Dr. He Zhiyi, New Huadu Business School

Focus China

3 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.

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)

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