Sustainable Business, Advanced Diploma | Part time | Business School Lausanne | Lausanne, Switzerland
6 months
18000 CHF/full
18000 CHF/full
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The Sustainable Business course from Business School Lausanne will enable you to comprehend and respond to global challenges from the perspective of business as a force for good.


The Sustainable Business course from Business School Lausanne is a six-/twelve-month, part-time executive program that includes not only subject knowledge in the field of sustainable business but also leading change and project management experience as part of the course.

Program Objectives

You will undertake a transformational journey of self-discovery through personal development classes and reflective thinking. You will redefine leadership from the perspective of leading yourself and others towards a better world.

You will discover state-of-the-art concepts and tools for tackling global challenges related to the economic, environmental and social impact of business. You will turn business on its head and will explore an outside-in perspective which redefines business strategies as being driven by sustainability challenges.

Career Support & Employability for Sustainable Business Graduates

Participants in the Diploma in Sustainable Business are typically working professionals who leverage the program experience by becoming internal sustainability consultants in their organizations or advancing towards senior management positions.

Some participants take the opportunity to revisit their professional path and make a career change, based on their keen interest in sustainability and their aspiration for a fulfilling and meaningful employment.

Whatever you decide to do next, the degree will serve as a valuable and recognized credential to your profile, recognized by employers and sustainability experts in Switzerland and abroad.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Building Sustainability Strategies
  • Implementing Sustainability Strategies
  • Creating Sustainable Value / Supply Chain Focus
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Sustainability Leadership
  • Executive Project

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 6 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • 1st round – September 30
  • 2nd round – October 31
  • 3rd round – December 31
  • 4th round – February 8 (pending availability)


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Starting from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Business School Lausanne and/or in Switzerland, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

If you meet the following criteria, then you are eligible to apply:

  • You have completed a Bachelor degree with at least 5 years of professional relevant work experience.
  • Candidates holding a Master or MBA are required to have at least 3 years of professional relevant work experience.
  • You are fluent in English and meet the minimum English proficiency required (see below)
  • You have a strong interest in the area of sustainability

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18000 CHF/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18000 CHF for the full programme during 6 months.
  • National

    18000 CHF/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18000 CHF for the full programme during 6 months.
  • An additional administrative fee of CHF 800 is required to reserve a seat and payable upon acceptance.

Living costs for Lausanne

1609 - 1979 CHF /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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