Master of Science in Leadership

Master of Science (MSc) in Leadership

Master of Science in Leadership

Lead with confidence! Develop your technical management abilities, improve your soft skills, and become a real change-maker as expected in top-leading positions in the global business arena.

Next intake

October 07, 2024


5 terms (3 on campus and 2 off campus)




90 ECTS credits




A premium education

  • A 15-month intensive program opening up managerial career opportunities extending beyond hospitality into industries such as retail, consulting, banking, and more.
  • Improve your skills with our advanced courses, seminars, and certificates.
  • Develop your soft skills (such as Emotional Intelligence, Communication, Collaboration, Problem-Solving) thanks to our intensive practical programs, embedded in the coursework.
  • Learn directly from the experts with our PhD faculty and industry leaders.
  • Applied practical and academic learning, including a Global Leadership Retreat.

Graduate with a Master of Science in Leadership from César Ritz Colleges Switzerland


Year 1


Term 1 (11 Weeks)

  • Leading People and Organizations
  • Presentation Skills and Storytelling
  • Processes and Operations Management
  • Leadership and Ethics
  • Harvard Business Publishing Leadership Certificate
  • Team-Building Workshop
  • Practical Seminar: Leading in Remote Environments and the Digital World

TERM 2 (11 Weeks)

  • The Executive Mindset
  • Business Modelling
  • Corporate Finance
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Workshop: Leading with Emotional Intelligence
  • Practical Seminar: Negotiation skills in the Global Business Arena
  • Special Program: Networking and Alliances

TERM 3 (11 Weeks)

  • Leadership for Change and Innovation
  • AI and New Technologies for Leaders
  • Global Strategic Management
  • Practicum on Leadership
  • Global Leadership Retreat
  • Special Program: Project Management (with Certificate)
  • Equine Leadership Workshop
  • Seminar on Business Valuation

Year 2

Off Campus

Terms 4 - 5 (22 Weeks)

  • Leadership and Management Capstone
  • Global Internship (optional)

Next intakes

We highly recommend applying early. If you need a student visa, please be sure to allow 8 – 12 weeks between application and program start date.

October 07, 2024

April 07, 2025

Requirements & fees

  • TOEFL/IELTS score: TOEFL IBT 79 / IELTS 6.0
  • Minimum age recommendation: 21 years
  • Previous experience: Recommended but not mandatory
  • Bachelor degree (please specify if hospitality and/or define related acceptable fields): in the field of Management