Discover all the benefits of an MBA at exclusive events in Zurich and Geneva
Thinking about doing an MBA, or want to learn more about them? Discover the pros and cons at QS MBA events in Zurich (October 16) and Geneva (October 18). At these exclusive occasions in Switzerland's two largest cities, you'll be able to get one-on-one access to some of the world's top business schools including INSEAD, London Business School, IMD, University of St.Gallen, ESCP, and more!
Discover the MBA at exclusive QS events
A Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a highly recognised management degree which enables you to make the next big step in your career. At the upcoming QS Connect MBA events in Zurich (October 16) and Geneva (October 18), you have the chance to speak directly to the institutes that offer the world’s most renowned MBA programs.
Furthermore, a career and admission coach will provide you with useful insights for your application and other aspects of career planning. The event is free to attend and closes with networking drinks, but places are limited so be sure to book in advance!
Why an MBA could be the right choice for you
Why should you apply for an MBA? These are just a few of the many reasons why:
Enhance your skills
The MBA curriculum teaches you both business knowledge and real-world skills as it is a non-consecutive business degree. This is especially useful for students coming from different industry backgrounds, from engineering to social sciences. Depending on your MBA specialisation, the program can also focus on skills and case studies relevant to your target industry.
Become a future leader
Another important aspect of an MBA is the managerial training you receive during your studies. There is a huge demand for future managers who can steer their teams successfully through the age of digital transformation.
Build your network
MBA classrooms bring together students from multiple industries and nationalities. Benefit from peer-to-peer learning, from exchanging knowledge to connecting for the future. With an MBA you can truly build your global network of business connections and friends.
Up your career
Whether you want to change industry, take on a leadership position or start your own business, MBAs give you the framework for success. Get a competitive advantage with an MBA from a highly-ranked business school and benefit from the school’s company connections and alumni network.
Return on investment
The MBA is a big commitment that requires a lot of research and planning, so you want to make sure that your investment and hard study work are worthwhile. Business schools will be able to provide you with ROI (return on investment) reports on their MBA program and expected salary increase figures. There are also free tools such as the QS MBA ROI Calculator that can help you compare schools, countries and industries.
Meet business schools at events in Zurich and Geneva
With hundreds of MBA programs on the market, it is hard to know where to get your MBA journey started. Join Switzerland’s exclusive MBA events in Zurich (October 16) and Geneva (October 18), where you can meet with business schools in personalised meetings that are tailored to your experience and interests.
In informal sessions, you learn more about the different courses, from full- or part-time to online or Executive MBAs. It is also your chance to pose questions to the business schools that go beyond the information provided on their websites -plus, you can leave a positive impression on your MBA application. A professional career coach session completes the event’s agenda, giving you valuable advice on MBA admissions and accelerating your career progression.
Take advantage of exclusive MBA scholarships
Starting an MBA is a big commitment and a significant financial investment. As an attendee of the QS event, you are eligible to apply for exclusive QS ImpACT Scholarships to help you fund your studies. Taking part in the event is free, however, spaces for meeting the schools are limited.
QS MBA events in Switzerland
Here are all the details regarding the next QS Connect MBA events in Switzerland:
- Zurich – Monday, October 16, 2023: 6pm to 9.30pm (Marriott Hotel, Neumühlequai 42, 8006 Zurich) (sign up here!)
- Geneva – Wednesday, October 18, 2023, 6pm to 9.30pm (Four Seasons Hotel de Bergues, Quai des Bergues 33, 1201 Geneva) (sign up here)
Participating schools: INSEAD, London Business School, IMD, University of St.Gallen, ESCP, IE Business School, Swiss Business School, University of Zurich, Business School Lausanne, CEIBS, Hult, University of New South Wales, and more.