Event Management, M.B.A. | Online | Swiss School of Higher Education | Montreux, Switzerland
18 months
21988 EUR/year
21988 EUR/year
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This Event Management program at Swiss School of Higher Education breaks down the concept of an event and provides the knowledge and tools to create value and deliver a successful event experience for your stakeholders, sponsors and participants 

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The Event Management program from Swiss School of Higher Education  provides an overview of different and various types of International, National and Local events and their specific dynamics and knowledge requirements.

Demand is growing in the Event Industry with an estimated 200 million people who work in the Event Management field. These festivals, sports events, music concerts, conferences, exhibitions and meetings are an economic and social driver for many companies, cities, regions and countries. Examples of these include: The Montreux Jazz Festival, The Olympics, the World Cup, the Rio de Janerio Carnival and the Davos Economic Forum.

Students who have graduated with a Diploma in Master of Business Administration have found exciting jobs with International companies such as: UEFA, FIFA, IOC, FIBA and a variety of major Event Companies and Organizations.

The Event Management program provides students with many career options at higher levels as it combines a number of profound business disciplines, such as management, marketing, finance, business communication, business ethics and many others that are needed to further your career in this dynamic field.

Skills after completion of the program

  • Event Feasibility and Development
  • Strategic Event Creation
  • Operational Event Planning
  • Corporate Event Planning
  • Venue Selection
  • Financial Event Planning
  • Secure Sponsorships for Events
  • Fundraising Strategies for Events
  • Event Logistics Management
  • Risk Assessment & Crisis Management
  • Delivering Sustainable Events

Examples of Career Opportunities

  • Professional Sports Teams
  • International Sport Governing Bodies: IOC, FIS, UEFA, FIFA, FIBA
  • Music and Art Festivals (Tomorrowland, Burning Man, Glastonbury)
  • Brands and sponsorships (Red Bull, Omega, Rolex)
  • Arenas (O2, Allianz Arena)
  • Theme parks (Disney, Four Flags, EURO Park)
  • Movies production
  • TV production
  • Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Meetings (MICE)

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Management Accounting
  • International Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Strategic Business Management
  • Industrial Workshops
  • Planning and Financial Management for Events
  • Career Seminar
  • Negotiation 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT




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Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Photocopy of all academic diplomas or certificates obtained, translated to English language - For Masters: Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Photocopy of valid foreign passport or permit (ID must be on English) - 2 passport photographs if sent by post
  • CV or Resume
  • Two recommendation letters
  • Certificate of English proficiency
  • Paid application fee
  • Tuition Fee

    To alway see correct tuition fees
    • International

      21988 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 32983 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.
    • National

      21988 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 32983 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.
    • 32 200 CHF

    Living costs for Montreux

    1700 - 2200 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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