On campus program
Program for Executive Development

Become the 360° business leader.

On campus program

Program for Executive Development

Become the 360° business leader.

Location Lausanne

Length 7 weeks in 2 flexible stages

Fee CHF 55,000

Gain recognition for your professional development in business management and leadership

Enjoy better long-term career opportunities with the PED Diploma program.

The program takes you on a 360˚ transformational journey, rapidly building your skills, confidence and influence to lead successfully at a personal and organizational level. Once you achieve mastery, you will be recognized for your expertise with the PED Diploma.

The Diploma program is modular with several flexible starting points per year. You will learn in two key stages:

  1. Get the business fundamentals, essential cross-functional skills, and learn how to integrate them into your business
  2. Focus on you as a leader of change 

Starting from just 7 weeks, plus executive coaching and distance learning support.

Get up to speed with the concepts and capabilities you need to successfully transition to general management and business leadership.

Understand how to provide a guiding vision, to pull together various functions, businesses or country teams to create value.

Leverage the strengths of your different team members to create an integrated whole that is focused on winning.

Become a confident, fulfilled general manager and business leader.

You and your class

You are an experienced manager who has recently transitioned, or will soon transition, into a business leadership/general management position. You are looking to boost your leadership capabilities and be able to manage organizational change.

The class you will join is individually put together through a selection process to ensure that you experience the most impactful learning with a truly diverse group of global peers. Your class will become a trusted resource, encourage your learning journey and surprise you in many unanticipated beneficial ways both during and beyond your classroom experience.


Avg. Years Of Experience


Countries Worldwide


Average Age


Upper Middle/ Senior Manager

What our participants say

The PED Diploma takes you on a fascinating deep dive into the latest research and best practices of all relevant general management disciplines, combined with a very thorough personal leadership development stream.

Florian vom Bruch CEO, BUBEN&ZORWEG, Germany
Experience the program: a diploma in 2 stages
Stage 1: Foundations for Business Leadership – Listen to program directors describe your first stage of learning.
Stage 2: Transition to Business Leadership – Visit our classroom and listen to participants and program directors.

Foundation for Business Leadership is unique in the way it builds intensity into the program to mirror what you are likely to face back in your organization.

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Benoît Leleux Program Co-Director

Together we develop your critical thinking, so you are best equipped to implement your learning directly to your own complex business issues.

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Leif Sjöblom Program Co-Director
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