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Specialisation Compliance Management

A strategic success factor for good management


The area of specialisation lets you choose a focus within your studies. Register for the Bachelor in Business Administration (International Management) or the Bachelor in Betriebsökonomie.

Compliance management in business means compliance with laws, standards and internal codes of conduct and is therefore part of a company's risk management strategy.

You are passionate about...

  • dealing with problems at the interface between law, ethics and business
  • highlighting risks from different perspectives
  • joined-up thinking

Career Opportunities

The Compliance Management specialisation will open up the following career areas to you:

  • Compliance manager in all industries
  • Management positions in large companies, SMEs and public administration as well as NGOs
  • Consulting

Unique in Switzerland

Real life insights and practical orientation through many guest lectures and case studies.

Compliance Management specialisation

Companies are faced with increasing regulatory requirements. At the same time, society's expectations are growing and not everything that is legally legitimate is accepted by the public. Compliance will therefore continue to grow as a subject and now offers long-term career prospects. The Swiss economy is highly globalised and its value chains and products are becoming increasingly complex. Lastly, the expectations of investors, non-governmental organisations, employees, the media and the general public regarding corporate ethics are also rising.


The course content is based on key legal principles and the most important management instruments:

  • Legal foundations and framework conditions
  • Corporate governance, risk management, control environment, corporate responsibility, etc.
  • Responsibilities of Boards of Directors and Executive Boards
  • Compliance culture (code of conduct, corporate culture, business ethics, responsible leadership etc.)
  • Compliance risk areas (fraud, corruption and bribery, conflicts of interest, money laundering, diligence in financial transactions etc.)
  • Compliance process and organisation (standards and concepts, strategies and objectives, management systems, etc.)
  • Target group-oriented communication of compliance-relevant problems and approaches to solutions

Module description

ECTS Points: 20
Teaching Language: English / German

Module Overview:
-Module Overview Full-Time
-Module Overview Part-Time

-BSc in Business Administration (International Management) - Area of specialisation Compliance Management
-BSc in Betriebsökonomie - Vertiefungsrichtung Compliance Management

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