Program Overview

  • 1 year/2 years


  • CHF 39,750 per year

    Tuition Fees

  • Jan/Feb/Apr/May/Sep

    Start Dates

  • Full Time/Part Time


  • On-Campus

    Delivery Mode

  • English


In order to market their goods and brands, companies today have more choices than ever before.  A key component of running a successful company is a practical understanding of design, emerging trends, and how they impact organizational practices. Students will gain a general knowledge of design history and esthetics through this program while learning how best to apply them to business and product management practices.


This program provides students with fundamental business and managerial skills as well as knowledge of design and its application in business. Upon successful completion of this degree, students may be interested in job positions such as the ones below:

  • An account manager in a design agency acts as the bridge between a client and an agency’s design team. Their tasks include discussing briefings with clients, setting fees, overseeing projects, and presenting project proposals, among others.
  • A design manager develops and manages design strategies and ensures that they are successfully implemented through project management.
  • A brand consultant has an in-depth understanding of business and an organization’s brand. Through analysis and marketing knowledge, these professionals develop and help marketing teams implement strategies and actions for higher brand impact and results.
  • A marketing manager in the luxury sector is responsible for creating and implementing marketing strategies and, as well as budgeting, monitoring sales evolution, and reporting.

Areas of Work

The MBA with a major in Design Management provides students with a business skillset together with knowledge of design and its uses within the business world. Graduates of this MBA program may be interested in professional areas and sectors such as design management, exhibition marketing, architecture and hotel design, and photography management.

Key Facts

Term I

  • Start Date

    October 2, 2023

Term II

  • Start Date

    January 15, 2024

Term III

  • Start Date

    April 8, 2024

Term I, 2024

  • Start Date

    October 7, 2024

  • Credits 90 ECTS/3 terms (full-time);6 terms (part-time)

Admission Requirements

Pass score: