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Leadership in the Future of Work 

University of Zurich

Short Course Online
21 days
1663 EUR/full
1663 EUR/full
Tuition fee
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The Leadership in the Future of Work program is offered by the University of Zurich.

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From large corporations to governments, from international organizations to renowned academic institutions – everyone wants to know what the future of work will bring. And not few claim that they already do.


But which forecasts and predictions really hold? How can we distinguish substance from noise? Which topics really matter? And what actions can or should we take in our own lives to create the version of the future that we actually want?


This course offers a three-week virtual journey for students form around the world that allows them to explore the future of work from a range of different angles and perspectives, while reflecting on their own role as current and future leaders. With a mix of instruction and hands-on exercises, students will discover ways to better understand, prepare for, and ultimately shape the future of work.

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Programme Structure

In this Summer School, you will:
  • Identify key themes and approaches to studying the future of work
  • Understand the role of leadership in shaping the future of work
  • Critically assess predictions and forecasts and the role of different stakeholders
  • Understand drivers, manifestations and implications of change
  • Identify one’s own ability and role in shaping work-related change


Advanced Bachelor students and Master students of all subject areas

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 21 days

Start dates & application deadlines







Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Master students or good Bachelor students who have completed their first year of study.
  • Applicants must possess a sufficient command of English (broadly CEFR B2 or equivalent) to be able to actively contribute to classes. This needs to be visible from your motivation letter, previous studies or work experience.

Technological requirements

  • To follow this online summer school, you will need regular access to a computer with an internet connection. 
  • The course content will be provided via one learning platform (Microsoft Teams). We will invite you to join this platform before the online summer school starts. Some livestreams might be provided over Zoom. Make sure these applications work on your computer / in your region. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1663 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1663 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 21 days.
  • National

    1663 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1663 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 21 days.

1,800 CHF


Generous discounts are available for students from certain partner universities. Once we have received your full application, we will notify you of any potential discounts available to you.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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