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Compliance

LINKING APPLIED RESEARCH AND TEACHING

SBS Swiss Business School, Malta has established an applied research strategy. FTE Faculty Members are encouraged to publish research articles with the support of the SBS Research Center.

SBS Swiss Business School focuses on applied research in the following areas:

  • Demography and Globalization
  • International Entrepreneurship/Education
  • International Management

 

The Faculty and Students are involved in research projects and it helps them in their further professional careers. The Faculty have committed themselves, next to their teaching assignments, also to conduct research and assist in applied research projects. The findings of their research and projects are incorporated into their teaching classes! SBS is the publisher of the JABR journal. The combination of research and teaching supports the future careers of graduates- both in business practice and in research. Yearly, SBS publishes the JABR Journal.

SBS conducts as well internal research and surveys to support the quality assurance policy. All academic works go through a plagiarism test to avoid academic fraud.

SEXUAL HARASSMENT

The” Me Too” campaign made it clear. Coming too close, is going too far!

SBS Swiss Business School promotes an environment of diversity and inclusion. We are fighting against any form of sexual harassment and discrimination based on gender. It is our task to protect all stakeholders and we don’t accept any wrongdoing in this matter.

This issue is discussed in respective handbooks and regulations.

SBS Swiss Business School is an equal opportunity provider, committed to the idea of fairness and non-discrimination based on religion, race, disability, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, or age. As such we are opposed to all forms of unfair and/or unlawful discrimination. All members of the SBS organization are responsible for upholding and defending the basic human rights of all who are connected with SBS and in society at large. All members of SBS are further responsible for compliance with this policy.

Concerns regarding the violation of this policy should be directed to the Academic Dean so that appropriate action can be taken after due investigation.

Alternative arrangements for scheduling of examinations to satisfy requirements of religious observance will be considered if made in writing to the Academic Dean at the time when schedules for assessment are published.

SBS Swiss Business School provides equal opportunities to all employees, students, faculty, and applicants for employment or study decisions without discrimination on grounds of gender, marital status, family status, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, or race.

SBS Swiss Business School is committed to creating and sustaining a positive and supportive working environment for our staff, and an excellent teaching and learning experience for our students. We aspire that staff are equally valued and respected, and students are encouraged to thrive academically. As a provider of employment and education, we value the diversity of our staff and students. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable, and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff. This is reflected in the core values of the SBS Swiss Business School, Malta campus.

This equality and diversity policy provides for coordination and implementation at a strategic level and is supported by additional policies that provide for an integrated approach to equality and diversity.

We believe that excellence will be achieved by recognizing the value of every individual. We aim to create an environment that respects the diversity of staff and students, enabling them to achieve their full potential, contribute fully, and derive maximum benefit and enjoyment from their involvement with SBS Swiss Business School.

To this end, we acknowledge the following basic rights for all members and prospective members of our community:

  1. To be treated with respect and dignity
  2. To be treated fairly about all procedures, assessments, and choices
  3. To be encouraged to reach one’s full potential

These rights carry responsibilities and we require all members of our community to recognize these rights and act by them. In addition, we will comply with all relevant legislation and good practice.

No individual will be unjustly discriminated against. This includes but is not limited to, discrimination because of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belief, sex, and sexual orientation.

SBS Swiss Business School is committed to gender equality for men and women. It promotes the success of both men and women in academia with effective instruments of gender equality and career models. SBS thus has a Gender Equality Committee as well as an Office for Gender Equality and pursues, in particular, the following goals:

  1. The appropriate representation of both genders at all levels
  2. The active promotion of the genuine equality of men and women by everyone
  3. The possible reconcilability of studies, job, and care obligations for both men and women

Gender Equality Committee

The Gender Equality Committee is the Faculty Board:

  1. Head of Faculty
  2. Head of Quality Education
  3. Academic Dean
  4. Program Managers
  5. The Registrar

RIGHT TO KNOW

SBS Swiss Business School is subject to performance control and transparency. Our programs are government-accredited by MFHEA. Our license number is: 2024-001.

PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

SBS Park, the campus building of the institution, is constructed to ensure that reasonable accommodations are made to meet the needs of individuals with disabilities.

SUSTAINABILITY

Sustainable development is a global challenge and SBS Swiss Business School wants to share the knowledge and experiences in this field with its students through teaching and research.

SBS is committed to integrating this topic into the curriculum/research and approved certain principles:

  • Recycling: we recycle PET bottles, and separate the garbage with special containers in the classrooms and offices.
  • Staff, Faculty, and Students should take the train if possible, instead of an airplane.
  • SBS promotes virtual or video conferences since it has less environmental impact than making a physical journey.
  • Hotels should be near the event, and easy to reach by public transport.
  • If SBS organizes events, waste of food should be avoided under all circumstances.

 

DATA PROTECTION

Data Protection and Privacy Policy

At SBS Swiss Business School, Malta, your privacy is paramount. We are committed to protecting the personal data of our customers, employees, and partners. This Data Protection and Privacy Policy outlines the types of personal information we collect, how we process it, and the measures we take to ensure its security.

Information We Collect

  • Personal Data:This includes but is not limited to your name, address, email address, and telephone number, which you provide when registering on our site, subscribing to our newsletter, or accessing our services.
  • Usage Data:Information on how you use our website, products, and services.
  • Cookies and Tracking Data:We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track activity on our service and hold certain information.

How We Use Your Data

  • To provide and maintain our service
  • To notify you about changes to our service
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service when you choose to do so
  • To provide customer support
  • To gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our service
  • To monitor the usage of our service
  • To detect, prevent, and address technical issues
  • To provide you with news, special offers, and general information about other goods, services, and events which we offer

Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

We process personal data under the following bases:

  • Consent:You have given your consent for processing personal data for one or more specific purposes.
  • Performance of a Contract:Provision of personal data is necessary for the performance of an agreement with you and/or for any pre-contractual obligations thereof.
  • Legal Obligations:Processing personal data is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject.
  • Vital Interests:Processing personal data is necessary to protect your vital interests or of another natural person.
  • Public Interests:Processing personal data is related to a task that is carried out in the public interest or the exercise of official authority vested in us.
  • Legitimate Interests:Processing personal data is necessary for the legitimate interests pursued by us or by a third party.

Data Retention

We will retain your personal information only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this policy. We will retain and use your information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our policies.

Data Transfer

Information, including personal data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country, or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ from those of your jurisdiction.

Your Data Protection Rights Under GDPR

Under certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

  • The right to access, update, or delete the information we have on you.
  • The right of rectification.
  • The right to object.
  • The right of restriction.
  • The right to data portability.
  • The right to withdraw consent.

 

UK COMPLIANCE

  • Key SBS employees (staff, faculty) have taken the prevent awareness online training.
  • SBS has no Swiss legal permission to accept students below 18 years old.
  • SBS is committed to the UK Modern Slavery Act (2015). SBS has included in its standard terms and conditions several clauses to ensure that the suppliers we do business with understand the risks of modern slavery in supply chains and take appropriate action to identify and address those risks.

 

SBS OMBUDSPERSON

The SBS Ombudsperson serves those who, due to personal issues or because of a specific conflict, seek an alternative to traditional internal communication. The Ombudsperson becomes not an advocate for one side or the other in a dispute, but an advocate for a fair and just decision. All SBS students or employees can consult the ombudsperson. It is a safe place for members of the SBS community to express their concerns about personal or institutional matters. You can contact the SBS Ombudsperson: at [email protected]