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The ZHAW School of Management and Law advises companies and organizations on all aspects of business administration. Among other things, we conduct market surveys for them, analyze their IT processes, and support them in handling challenging organizational and leadership tasks. Our team of experts combines extensive practical experience, expertise, and methodological competence. In our efforts to find effective solutions, we cross both international and interdisciplinary boundaries, true to our motto: “Building Competence. Crossing Borders.” To this end, we draw on the competencies of other ZHAW departments, our corporate partners, and over 140 partner universities worldwide. This will enable you to benefit from individual, flexible concepts that are tailored to your specific needs. Please contact the Business Development team, without obligation, to discuss a possible collaborative venture, or use our Online Consulting Service.

Forms of Collaboration

Various forms of collaboration are available to suit your individual needs. These range from student projects and theses to consulting projects and long-term research and development projects. More extensive projects frequently receive government research funding.

Type Your Benefits Typical Scope
Research and Consulting Projects Immediate results, carried out by experienced experts Dependent on customer and order volume
Research Projects with Public Funding Subsidized by public funding, longer-term collaboration Collaboration of several months or years
Student Projects Low fee towards expenses (CHF 750-2,000), support from highly qualified experts Collaboration of several weeks or months, project period and presentation of findings according to semester plan

Examples of practically oriented BSc and MSc theses

  • Success Factors in Managing Organization Projects
  • Infrastructure Investments. Opportunities and Risks for Swiss Pension Funds
  • Disincentives in the Context of Reconciling Family and Working Life
  • Creativity and Motivation Across Cultures
  • Swiss Employee Protection and Its European Influences
  • Real Estate Branding. Identity-Oriented Brand Management of Real Estate
  • The Potential of Social Media in the Customer Care of SMEs

Our Costumers (sample)