Learning areas and competences

On the Business Administration degree program at Eastern Switzerland University of Applied Sciences, you will develop skills in the five fields of study in addition to learning specialist knowledge. As a successful manager, not only must you have the relevant expertise, you must also be methodically astute, be able to work well in teams and know your strengths and weaknesses. The course therefore teaches abilities such as critical self-reflection, competent communication skills and teamwork. The fields of study are harmonized and related to the basic studies and the assessment studies.

In this field of study, you acquire

  • Management and leadership skills 
  • Problem-solving and networking skills
  • Methodological skills and development skills
  • An understanding of economic interrelationships and success criteria

Approximate weighting: 50%

In this field of study, you develop

  • An understanding of concepts and architectures for business information systems 
  • IT media skills 
  • Information and knowledge management skills

Approximate weighting: 8%

In this field of study, you improve

  • Your understanding of numbers, figures and structures 
  • Your analysis and abstraction skills
  • Your research and methodological skills

Approximate weighting: 7%

In this field of study, you develop

  • An understanding for other cultures and people 
  • Orientation and action skills
  • Personal and social skills
  • Communication and cooperation skills
  • Interdisciplinary context study skills

Ungefähre Gewichtung: 19%

In this field of study, you acquire

  • Application and implementation skills
  • Project management and reflection skills 
  • Problem-solving and networking skills 

Approximate weighting: 16%