Triple CrownMaster of Business Administration

Triple Crown MBA is a program collab with VERN' University and the UK national competency qualification system (OTHM). This program has at least three independent accreditations and three partners recognizing the qualifications.
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Master of Business Administration

Triple Crown
Triple Awards

SIMI Swiss firmly believes that pursuing an MBA program is an inherently valuable investment. However, its effectiveness is greatly enhanced when it is designed to be practical, adaptable to the global business landscape, and equips learners with the skills to address complex management and business challenges while also optimizing post-graduation opportunities.

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The Triple Crown MBA program represents a rare and distinguished offering on the global stage. It uniquely combines a triple accreditation system, underpinned by recognition and degree awards from three reputable organizations. Committed to upholding the rigorous standards associated with the Triple Crown designation, SIMI’s programs guarantee the utmost quality and concurrently provide students with a minimum of three certifications from partner institutions, thus maximizing their post-graduation prospects.

The Triple Crown Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is meticulously crafted to blend theoretical foundations with intensive practical application in the realms of administration and management. It places significant emphasis on strategic planning, sales, and comprehensive oversight of all business departments.

Upon successful completion of the Triple Crown Master of Business Administration (MBA) program, students are conferred with:

  • The Master Degree belongs to the UK National Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF): OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership
  • Master of Business Administration – MBA from VERN’ University
  • Master of Sciences in Organization Management – MSOM from SIMI Swiss

Triple Crown: Three accreditations, three recognized partners.

3 accreditations

Three international accreditations, all reputable.

3 degrees

Three organizations recognize and award degrees.

80% Scholarship

The program reduces costs by 80% compared to the original tuition fee.

Support system

The academic support system aids students in overcoming hurdles.
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Embrace Your Uniqueness

Distinctive
& Advantages

The program is a collaboration between the Swiss Institute of Management and Innovation; VERN' University and Ofqual (UK.Gov) Awarding Body.
Fully accredited

SIMI Switzerland is an accredited unit at both the institutional and programmatic levels:

  • The highest level accreditation (Premier Institution) from the UK ASIC (Accreditation Service for International Schools, Universities and Colleges).
  • Accreditation of management systems compatible with the European Quality Assurance Framework for Vocational Education and Training (EQAVET) and Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area issued by HEAD – Higher Education Accreditation Division.
  • Program accreditation by the UK national competency certification and examination system.
  • Learning outcomes are recognized as compatible with UK national occupational standards by the Senior Leader Bureau United Kingdom.
  • Member of the Swiss Federation of SVEB – Swiss Federation of Adult Learning
  • The program is accredited by the UK national competency framework.

VERN’ University Croatia is:

  • The best University in Croatia (QUDAL)
  • Recognized at the government level by the Croatian Ministry of Education and Culture
  • Achieved state educational accreditation (ASHE Croatia)
  • Achieved the European ESG quality accreditation for higher education
  • Recognized by the IAU international university system
  • Member university recognized by EFMD;
  • Acquired Croatia’s first national education brand (Superbrands Croatia);
  • Recognized by the EU under the Erasmus+ system.

OTHM is the  national competency certification and examination system that achieves:

  • Recognized at institutional level by the UK education authority Ofqual (UK.Gov), Recognition Number: RN5284
  • The OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership program is accredited by the British government with a Qualification Number: 603/2181/7

Rigorous accreditation ensures graduates’ confidence in entering the job market, pursuing advanced studies, and transitioning to equivalent educational systems.

3 seperate Master's degree

Upon successful completion of the Triple Crown Master of Business Administration (MBA) program, students are conferred with:

  • The Master Degree belongs to the UK National Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF): OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership
  • Master of Business Administration – MBA from VERN’ University
  • Master of Sciences in Organization Management – MSOM from SIMI Swiss
A minimum 80% scholarship

ASEAN students can secure an impressive minimum tuition subsidy of 80% based on their admission application evaluation.

Academic support

Pre-Study Preparation:

  • LAS arrange a learning assistant to keep student on track and provide a dedicated support team for their entire academic journey.

During Study:

  • Classroom staff offer technical support and act as intermediaries between lecturer and students.
  • Tutors attend classes, grasp instructor requirements, and lecture focus, enabling effective teaching assistant sessions.
  • Tutors reinforce core content and foster application skills.
  • They also guide students in aligning topic orientation with university standards.

Assignment Phase:

  • Students receive clear instructions for assignment content development and essential academic requirements.
  • Tutors assist students during their homework.

Completion and Submission:

  • Students receive English support and grammar checks to ensure their writing is clear and adheres to the appropriate style.
  • LAS check formatting to ensure compliance with university submission regulations.
  • Students are guided on timely and proper assignment submission via the LMS system.
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Empowering Minds, Shaping Futures.

Program &
Teaching

The Triple Crown MBA program comprises 6 subjects and a Master's thesis, totaling 90 ECTS Credits (equivalent to 180 UK Credits), with a minimum duration of 1.5 years.
Modules

Mandatory modules:

  • Strategic Management (10 ECTS credits)
  • Strategic Leadership (10 ECTS credits) (Leading Change, Cross-Cultural Leadership)
  • Strategic Human Resource Management (10 ECTS credits)
  • Advanced Business Research Methods (10 ECTS credits)
  • Strategic Financial Management (10 ECTS credits)
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation (10 ECTS credits)

After each module, learners take application-oriented essays as end-of-module exams, promoting knowledge review, workplace application, and practical skills enhancement.

Dissertation/ Capstone Projects/ Work-based Project (30 ECTS credits)

  • Dissertation/ Capstone Projects/ Work-based Project
  • Defend Dissertation/ Capstone Projects/ Work-based Project

Dissertation/ Capstone Projects/ Work-based Project will be associated with solutions in the workplace. It can be a business plan or a management improvement project written in 7,000 – 8,000 words

Capacity outcomes

After completing the program, students will:

  • Be able to apply knowledge, dialectical mindset, independent reasoning, and develop knowledge into management practice.
  • Apply the world’s management experience to their business and adjust accordingly.
  • Communicate effectively in a business environment.
  • Be able to plan strategies, implement strategies and effectively operate functions in the business.
  • Build businesses with a sustainable and ethical vision.
Teaching and learning strategies

Training philosophy:

The central training philosophy of the program starts from understanding the theory and case studies currently applied in world enterprises to applying the learned knowledge to the enterprises themselves and the learners’ business environment. In addition to the practical knowledge, the program also equips the necessary skills for a business leader and manager in the volatile and risky global business context.

Learner-centered and focuses on solving learners’ problems method:

The Learner-centered training method will focus on solving learners’ problems through background knowledge and case studies that are applied in successful businesses worldwide. Through each module, learners will step by step solve management problems that they face every day with the guidance of the theoretical system, the practice system, expert lecturers, and local teaching assistants.

Guiding Excellence through Academic Mapping

Coursework &
Learning Outcomes

Every module is meticulously aligned with the specific learning criteria outlined by OFQUAL, the regulatory body overseeing qualifications, examinations, and assessments in England. Through the Mapping+ frameworks, our university partner can validate credits and confer qualifications, ensuring a seamless academic journey.
Mapping with the OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership
  • The program’s entire Learning Outcome is officially recognized by the Ofqual UK Government’s awarding body OTHM. It’s accredited with 120 UK credits (equivalent to 60 ECTS credits), along with a Total Qualification Time (TQT) of 1200 hours and 600 Guided Learning Hours (GLH). Upon successful completion, graduates are awarded the esteemed OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership.
  • The OTHM Level 7 diplomas on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) are at the same level as master’s degrees.
Mapping with Senior Leader Occupation Standards set by the UK Government

The program’s outcomes align with and fulfill the occupational standards expected of Senior Leaders (ST0480) in the United Kingdom.

Upon successfully completing the program, students are awarded the prestigious Senior Leader Certification from the Senior Leader Bureau.

Senior Leader Occupation Standards:

  • A Senior Leader is a leader who has senior management responsibility.
  • Senior Leaders play a crucial role across a spectrum of organizations, spanning from small to large, operating within the public, private, or third sectors. This includes a wide array of industries such as health, finance, engineering, manufacturing, business and professional services, education, retail, leisure, technology, and construction. They are a fundamental component of any business model where workforce management and leadership are essential.
  • The overarching purpose of this occupation is to provide decisive, comprehensive, and strategic leadership and guidance within their area of responsibility within an organization. This typically involves establishing, overseeing, and evaluating the accomplishment of core objectives aligned with the strategic goals set by their organization’s Board (or equivalent). In smaller organizations, they may also actively contribute to the execution and attainment of these strategic objectives.
  • Senior Leaders exert influence at higher organizational levels, including the Board (or equivalent), shaping the culture and approach within their designated area. They operate in diverse work environments, be it an office, onsite, or remotely, showcasing significant flexibility and adaptability to cater to organizational needs. Daily responsibilities involve interacting with internal stakeholders such as their team members, other senior leaders or managers, support services (e.g., finance, marketing, HR), and project groups. In larger organizations, they may be part of a specialized, broader team.
  • Depending on the organizational size, a Senior Leader might bear the responsibility of reporting results pertaining to their area of responsibility to the Board, trustees, shareholders, executive team, or other senior management within the organization. Externally, Senior Leaders serve as ambassadors for their organization, maintaining extensive networks involving customers or clients, supply chains, and statutory/regulatory bodies.
  • In this occupation, employees are accountable for:
    1. Setting direction, vision, governance, and providing a clear sense of purpose for their area of responsibility.
    2. Offering clear and inclusive leadership.
    3. Identifying long-term opportunities and risks by utilizing data from both internal intelligence sources and external influences.
    4. Cultivating sustainable, ethical, innovative, and supportive cultures that optimize human potential and facilitate results delivery.
    5. Managing resources, which may encompass budgets, personnel, assets, and facilities.
    6. Staying abreast of innovation and advocating for its adoption.
    7. Adapting to and leading agile transformation in response to and in tandem with changes in the business landscape.
    8. Promoting sustainable business practices.
    9. Navigating and overseeing crisis situations effectively.
Mapping with the Learning Outcomes of the MBA program at VERN' University

The program’s entire Learning Outcome is officially recognized by the VERN’ University. It’s accredited with 90 ECTS credits, along with a Total Qualification Time (TQT) of 1800 hours and 900 Guided Learning Hours (GLH). Upon successful completion, graduates are awarded the Master of Business Administration (MBA) of VERN’ University.

Accreditations and Licenses

  • VERN’ is a private higher education institution with public recognition, focusing on professional higher and lifelong education and development in entrepreneurial economy, tourism, business informatics, business finance, media, communications, and applied arts. The fulfillment of the necessary legal and regulatory conditions for conducting this activity has been affirmed by relevant decisions and resolutions of competent institutions:
    • Decision on registration from the Commercial Court in Zagreb
    • Decision on enrollment in the Register of Higher Education Institutions by the Ministry of Education and Culture
  • All study programs at VERN’ are conducted in compliance with the respective national permissions.
  • VERN’ undergoes regular reaccreditation and periodic external independent quality assessments by the Agency for Science and Higher Education.
  • In the academic year 2010/2011, VERN’ was granted the Erasmus extended university (Erasmus Mundus) charter for participation in international academic exchange, as per the decision of the Executive Agency for Education, Audiovisual Policy, and Culture of the European Union (Brussels).

Quality Standards

  • VERN’Qual adheres to and is assessed according to ISO 9001:2015 standards and the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area (ESG).
  • The quality management system was initially implemented and certified in accordance with the international standard ISO 9001:2000 on July 30, 2004. It was recertified in 2010 based on the revised ISO 9001:2008 standard and is routinely monitored by an authorized certification body. Following a certification audit of the integrated quality system by the international certification company SGS in January 2015, VERN’ was once again granted international certification for successful quality management according to the requirements of ISO 9001:2008. In May 2018, VERN’ Polytechnic reaffirmed the success of its VERN’Qual quality system, receiving the ISO 9001:2015 certificate, aligning with the international quality management standard of the same name.
  • In 2011, preparations commenced for the establishment of a quality assurance system in line with the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area. In 2013, the Committee for External Quality Evaluation, organized by the Agency for Science and Higher Education, conducted an external quality evaluation of VERN’. Subsequently, in 2014, VERN’ was awarded the international ESG Certificate (Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area) for an effective, well-developed, and functional quality assurance system in education, aligned with the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area. With this certificate, valid for five years, the Agency for Science and Higher Education affirmed that the quality assurance system at VERN’ complies with the standards and guidelines for quality assurance in the European Higher Education Area.
  • The regulations governing VERN’Qual include the Rulebook on the Quality System at VERN’ Polytechnic, the Quality Manual, and other relevant documents (regulations, procedures, work instructions), accessible through VERN’ EduNeta.

Awards and Recognitions

  • The curriculum of VERN’s inaugural study in Entrepreneurship Economics, forming the foundation of all subsequent studies, underwent an independent international evaluation by the Finnish University of Vaasa as early as 2000.
  • In 2009, VERN’ was granted membership in the prestigious international organization, the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), comprising over 700 members from the education, business, public services, and consulting sectors in 80 countries.
  • As the first academic Superbrand, VERN’ has consistently received awards from Superbrands Croatia since 2010 (2009, 2010, 2011).
  • In the independent QUDAL quality survey (QUality meDAL), the largest segment of Croatian citizens identified VERN as the highest quality private higher education institution in Croatia.
  • In January 2013, VERN’ received the “Dr. Branko Lovrec” award for respecting students’ religious freedom.
  • In March 2013, VERN’s Vice Dean for Studies, M.Sc. sc. ViĆĄnja Grozdanić, was honored with an award for promoting social entrepreneurship, acknowledging VERN’ students’ years-long focus on the significance and advantages of this form of entrepreneurship.
  • In July 2014, VERN’ was honored with the international ESG Certificate (Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area) for an efficient, well-developed, and functionally organized quality assurance system in education, in accordance with the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area.
Mapping with the Learning Outcomes of the MSOM program at SIMI Swiss
  • The program’s entire Learning Outcome is officially recognized by the Swiss Institute of Management and Innovation (SIMI Swiss). It’s accredited with 90 ECTS credits, along with a Total Qualification Time (TQT) of 1800 hours and 900 Guided Learning Hours (GLH). Upon successful completion, graduates are awarded the Master of Sciences in Organization Management (MSOM) of SIMI Swiss.
  • SIMI Swiss holds the distinction of being the inaugural higher education provider in Zug, Switzerland. It has achieved accreditation at both the institutional and programmatic levels, underscoring its commitment to academic quality and standards.
  • SIMI holds accreditation from ASIC (Accreditation for International Schools, Colleges, & Universities), a recognized accreditation body based in the UK, with the prestigious status of being a Premier Institution. ASIC operates as an independent accreditation body approved by the government, focusing on accrediting a wide array of educational institutions such as schools, colleges, universities, training organizations, as well as online and distance education providers. This accreditation is applicable both within the UK and internationally. Notably, ASIC’s accreditation is officially acknowledged by the UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI), a division of the Home Office. Furthermore, ASIC holds membership in the CHEA International Quality Group in the USA. In essence, SIMI’s accreditation by ASIC signifies its commitment to maintaining high academic standards and underscores its recognition as a premier educational institution.
  • SIMI’s accreditations encompass a range of quality assurance frameworks and national competency certifications. The management systems at SIMI align with the European Quality Assurance Framework for Vocational Education and Training (EQAVET), as well as the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area, as issued by HEAD – Higher Education Accreditation Division.
  • Moreover, the programs offered at SIMI undergo accreditation through the UK national competency and occupation standards, ensuring their adherence to rigorous standards. The learning outcomes achieved by students are duly recognized and mapped to the UK national occupational standards.
  • Additionally, SIMI proudly holds membership in the Swiss Federation of SVEB, affirming its commitment to providing high-quality adult learning in Switzerland.
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Liability
Exemption

Notice
  • The curriculum is delivered entirely in the English language. VERN’, Swiss Institute of Management and Innovation (SIMI) and London Academy of Sciences (LAS) do not implement a training structure for programs that are delivered in local languages.
  • In the event of a breach of commitment, unexcused absence, or voluntary termination of enrollment, VERN’, Swiss Institute of Management and Innovation (SIMI) reserves the right to decline admission, withhold support, or revoke student status without offering any reimbursement of fees or tuition.
  • The degrees conferred by the Swiss Institute of Management and Innovation (SIMI) and VERN’ are classified as private degrees. The diplomas awarded by the Swiss Institute of Management and Innovation (SIMI) and VERN’ are not affiliated with the public education system, nor are they issued or subsidized by the government.
  • There are no local lecturer engage in teaching. The local activities solely encompass academic support initiatives.
  • The support activities carried out by partners are solely intended for providing support and do not serve as a substitute for training provided to VERN’s international lecturers and partner universities. These activities are designed to ensure that the integrity of the program is maintained and that the training outcomes are not compromised. It is important to note that partners do not possess the authority to implement regulations under the University’s jurisdiction, which is held by the Swiss Institute of Management and Innovation (SIMI) and VERN’.
  • The policies regarding fees and scholarships, if applicable, are subject to potential modifications or termination without prior notification.
Liability Disclaimer
  • VERN’, the Swiss Institute of Management and Innovation (SIMI) and LAS do not guarantee that registration will result in graduation, graduation and a degree. VERN’ and the Swiss Institute of Management and Innovation only award degrees and recognize learning outcomes if students fully meet and complete academic requirements, financial regulations, academic discipline and other regulations.
  • In the event of a breach of commitment, voluntary absence, or voluntary refusal to complete the program, VERN’ and the Swiss Institute of Management and Innovation (SIMI) retain the authority to deny entry, withhold support, or terminate student status without providing reimbursement for fees or tuition.
  • VERN’ and Swiss Institute of Management and Innovation (SIMI) do not provide any assurance on the recognition of its qualifications by external entities. The determination of acceptance or rejection is contingent upon the subjective perspective of the recipient entity.
  • VERN’ and Swiss Institute of Management and Innovation (SIMI) do not guarantee that upon completion of their programs, learners will experience wage growth, career advancement, promotions, or successful placement in new roles or job opportunities.
  • While regulations exist regarding the cross-recognition and equivalence of degrees, it is important to note that each country, organization, and entity retains the right to determine whether or not to accept and recognize the degrees. VERN’ and the Swiss Institute of Management and Innovation (SIMI) cannot provide automatic assurance of degree recognition when utilizing diplomas, certificates, transcripts, or other credentials from its affiliated educational institutions. VERN’, Swiss Institute of Management and Innovation and LAS also do not guarantee or support the process of recognizing equivalent degrees (if any).
  • VERN’ and the Swiss Institute of Management and Innovation (SIMI) do not guarantee that learners will have opportunity to settle or work abroad, obtain work permits, teaching licenses, or specialized licenses in Switzerland, Europe, or any other country.
  • VERN’ and the Swiss Institute of Management and Innovation (SIMI) offer extensive assistance to students, although they cannot ensure a 100% approval rate for student visas (for full-time study abroad) or European visas (for participation in graduation ceremonies in Switzerland and/or Europe). The granting and approval of entry and exit rights, as well as movement and immigration rights, are subject to the requirements set by the host country and the competent authority.
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    Present in 26 countries and territories
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    Mapping+ is our engine
    he UK National Competency Framework and UK National Occupational Standards are employed for program mapping, facilitating LAS's programs to attain exceptional quality while enabling students to acquire multiple degrees.

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