stars develops better leaders of the next generation and wants to be the premier platform for these future leaders.


  1. Clear focus on talents who are typically 1-2 Levels below C-level, nominated by their top management and have the potential to move up to C-level in the next few years.
  2. stars organizes three annual symposia in Switzerland, Singapore and China. In addition, the stars alumni benefit from regular meetings in the regional stars alumni chapters and from the annual stars alumni study tours.
  3. The stars symposia and the stars alumni activities help prepare proven “Leaders of the Next Generation” for their global leadership roles by:
    • Enhancing a better understanding of the economic, scientific, political, cultural and social challenges, which will impact business and organizations in the next 3-5 years,
    • Broadening their horizons through interdisciplinary and intercultural dialogue with peers and global leaders from all fields,
    • Contributing to their personal development to drive responsible and sustainable actions.

Coming Events

upon invitation only

stars Switzerland symposium 2019
Expect the Unexpected

14 – 17 September 2019

Schaffhausen, Vienna House and Stein am Rhein, Buergerasyl

Friends of stars meeting
The Rise of China and its Impact on the Global Economy: Leaping Dragon or Paper Tiger?

WANG Yong, Professor, School of International Studies, Director, Center for International Political Economy, Peking University, Beijing, China

17 September 2019

stars Singapore Symposium 2020
26 – 29 February 2020
Singapore, Changi Cove