Executive MBA in Supply Chain Management

ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich)

The ETH Zurich offers only one MBA program: the Executive MBA Program with focus on international supply chain management. This program teaches the complex skills required to master business operations in the global economy. It comprises the 4 blocks: "Businesss Fundamentals", "Global Economy", "Supply Chain Management" and "Master Thesis".Its key features are:

  • A unique combination of general management studies plus in-depth focus on international supply chain management
  • Executive level instruction to prepare for future leadership roles
  • A fully English-medium program – in the global business language
  • Part-time attendance on-campus in Zurich enables executives to remain on the job for the duration of the 18-month program
  • Core lectures are on-campus in Zurich, complemented by onsite study modules in Asia, Russia, the USA
  • Regular VIP speakers, usually European executives, provide dialogues on current topics in their industries
  • A thesis project requires learnings to be applied to an actual problem in the student's own company

Programme Info

Programme Format: Executive
Length of Programme: 18 months months
Programme Structure: Part-time
Starting Dates: September every year
Minimum years of work experience: 5 years
Application deadlines: April every year
Courses conducted in: English
Accreditation(s): EFMD/EPAS
Ranking(s): In the Times Higher Education University Rankings 2010, the ETH Zurich is in position 15 of the top 200 world universities and ranks 1st on the European continent.

Student Body

Applicants per place ratio: 2:1
Number of Nationalities: 10
- Western Europe: 80 %
- America: 10 %
- Asia: 10 %
Male to Female ratio: 70:30
Age Range: 30-45 years
Average Age: 35 years
Degree Background:
- Business/Commerce: 20%
- Economics: 10%
- Engineering: 30%
- Sciences/Tech: 40%
Length of Work Experience: average10 years


University Degree: Master or Bachelor with excellent marks
GMAT: Not required
English test(s): Not required
References: Not required
Language fluency: Business English


Application fees: USD 100
Tution fees: 65,000 CHF



Address: ETH Zurich, Weinbergstrasse 56/58 CH 8092 Zurich
Telephone: +41 44 632 28 53
Contact person: Patricia Roth / Ramona Sorecau (mbainfo@ethz.ch)
MBA Program Director: Stephan Wagner

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