International Management Institute
“The International Management Institute strives to be the leading source for research and expertise on international and intercultural challenges facing business today.”
Prof. Dr. Christopher Hartwell, Head International Management Institute
The International Management Institute addresses the issues that matter in the business world of the 21st century. We are comprised of centers focusing on one of the broader challenges facing businesses today - political instability, intercultural management, trade barriers, regulatory issues, continuing education in a changing world, and shifting industrial processes - to develop effective solutions.
Through our four centers, we hope to push the boundaries of our knowledge of international business and international management. Operating in a traditional academic setting while collaborating closely with industry partners, our faculty members and associated create practical, action-oriented research to help the economy in Switzerland and internationally.
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Center for Culture and Creativity in International Business (C3IB)
Center for Global Competitiveness
Center for International Industrial Solutions
Center for Continuing and Corporate Education
Our offer includes continuing education in the areas of International Business, Corporate Responsibility and Luxury Marketing. These are all characterized by a high level of practical relevance and convey the key competencies in the respective subject areas that are required in the professional world.
Depending on your needs and possibilities, you can choose from a variety of certificate courses, tailor-made workshops and training courses. You acquire recognized qualifications, increase your career opportunities and train your employees individually.
Our continuing education programs at a glance
Master of Business Administration MBA
MAS Business Administration
DAS Applied Diplomacy
CAS Foreign Affairs and Applied Diplomacy
CAS Corporate Responsibility
CAS Managing Circular Economy
The International Management Institute strives to be a global leader in understanding the new environment of international business, encompassing facets as diverse as management, strategy, intercultural exchange, political risk, diplomacy and negotiation, industrial processes, and sustainability. Through our centers and staff, we contribute to current debates on these and other issues in research.
Services & Consulting
Our service portfolio - tailor-made and practice-oriented: