Business IT specialist with federal diploma

Important link between information technology and business administration

The connections between IT and business administration are very diverse. As an business IT specialist with a Swiss federal diploma, you analyse processes and support a wide range of projects in your company. You work hand in hand with application developers and connect processes and ICT to information systems. You have an important role to play in the development of dedicated software: You define the specifications, accompany the introduction of the systems and have an advisory function in dealings with the specialist departments. You will carry out these tasks as a project member or you will be the project leader.
Price per semester: CHF 5'300.00
(including course materials including
internal examination fees
50% federal contributions not yet deducted)
Lessons 448 lessons of 50 minutes each
Duration 3 semesters
Degree Degree in business information technology with a Swiss federal diploma

You are working towards these 8 learning goals

  • You design operational processes taking into account general business conditions.
  • In dialogue with specialist departments, you use your good business knowledge to understand their requirements.
  • You support the design of the structure and flow of the process organisation of both departments and information systems.
  • You have the necessary ICT knowledge to implement the requirements of the departments in plans together with IT specialists.
  • You apply methods and techniques of project, process and quality management.
  • You plan, manage and monitor projects and sub-projects in a targeted manner and ensure the quality of the project results.
  • You can help shape and accompany change processes.
  • You will acquire core competences in project management, financial management (business administration) as well as basics in law and IT security.

Optimal exam preparation

The content of the degree programme in Business Information Technology with a Swiss federal diploma is based on various topics from the fields of information technology and business administration. You will acquire skills in IT service management, IT security and system engineering as well as in business engineering and project management. Legal aspects of business information technology are also taught. Sufficient time is given to exam preparation and thanks to semester exams as well as the internal final exam, you are optimally prepared for the federal exam.

ICT experience opens the door to business information technology

A federal certificate of competence and/or several years of professional experience in the ICT sector are prerequisites for starting the programme to become a business IT specialist with a Swiss federal diploma. If one of the following three scenarios applies to you, you can take this course:

  • Swiss Federal certificate of competence in IT or in some form of business with at least two years of professional experience in the field of information and communication technology ICT
  • At least four years of professional experience in the professional field of information and communication technology (ICT) and either a federal certificate of competence or a diploma from a higher general school education or an equivalent qualification
  • At least six years of professional experience in the professional field of information and communication technology ICT

Training that can be built upon

The programme in Business and Information Technology with a Swiss federal diploma is primarily aimed at generalists from the fields of business and information technology who would like to deal in depth with process analysis and project management. But this training is also tailored to professionals with experience in managing development projects and employees who work in IT or in the IT environment and are aiming for a higher federal qualification. If you graduate, you also lay the foundation for further, higher education.

Basic studies included

With the certificate in Business and Information Technology, you have already completed the basic studies for the diploma Business and Information Technology HF. This allows you to go directly to the 4th semester of this degree programme.

Orientation to federal examination

The syllabus is based entirely on the specifications of the federal examinations. The teaching modules are created by a team of experts, experienced in teaching and practice and are who practical focus on the goals required in the module descriptions of ICT professional training. IBAW courses combine content-related modules in fields of competence. This means that topics are treated holistically and implemented in a hands-on way using practical examples. Thanks to the notion of competence fields, content is taught more efficiently. The holistic approach to the functions and tasks promotes interdisciplinary processing and guarantees your learning success (success rate of over 80 percent in the federal final examinations).

Federal contribution after completion of the audit

You will be reimbursed by the Confederation (SERI) for up to 50 per cent of the eligible course costs after you have completed the course and passed the federal examination. Their examination success is not relevant for the federal contribution.

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Nov 2022
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