Why Sustainability Management School?

The aim of the SUMAS is to educate socially responsible global decision makers of the future who will make a real difference in the world. Its purpose is to deliver an innovative mix of sound business knowledge and a deep understanding of sustainable development.

Why Sustainability?

A sustainable future is no longer an option or a choice, it has become a necessity. Coming generations of managers will have to re-think business practices to permit a sustainable impact on the environment, on economic development, and on society at large.

Why Switzerland?

Studying in Switzerland provides a unique opportunity for learning Swiss values such as integrity, respect for the environment, and tolerance for diversity. SUMAS is a business school based totally on sustainability and it is the first of its kind.

The Campus

The headquarters of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in Gland, Switzerland, provides the perfect environment for this unique experience of studying at SUMAS.

This innovative building, inaugurated in June 2010, is certified MINERGIE ECO-P and aims at the highest level of US LEED certification.

Programs taught in:
  • English

This school also offers:

DBA

Sustainability Management School

The main focus of research is on the innovative integration of business knowledge with sustainable development issues. Specifically, economic growth, environmental manag ... [+]

Enhance your professional practice through a deep and rigorous research

The Main Focus of Research is on the innovative integration of business knowledge with sustainable development issues. Specifically, economic growth, environmental management and social fairness are integral parts of all DBA projects.

The theoretical philosophy of this DBA program hinges upon a holistic approach to problem-solving and stresses the development of leadership skills in times of changing organizational settings due to crisis and scarcity of resources.

It places emphasis on the application of sound theory and rigorous research into real and complex issues in business and management. The students are expected to undertake an independent and systematic investigation selecting the appropriate methodology of research, methods and techniques. The aim is to address topics relevant to organizations and management, particularly with an emphasis on sustainability. ... [-]

Switzerland Gland
February 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
Online & Campus Combined
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Location address
Sustainability Management School - 28 Rue Mauverney
Gland, Vaud, CH-1196 CH
Location address
Switzerland Online, CH