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.

stars at a glance

stars develops better leaders of the next generation

Coming Events

stars Webinar
Looking at ASEAN as Part of China’s External Circulation
9 September 2022, 9.00-9.45 (CET)

stars Switzerland symposium 2022
Disruptions All Over – Impact and Perspectives
24-27 September 2022
Schaffhausen, Vienna House and Stein am Rhein, Buergerasyl

stars Webinar
Foreign Business in China – Today and Tomorrow
30 September 2022, 9.00-9.45 (CET)

stars Singapore symposium 2023
Disrupted Disruptors
21-24 June 2023
Singapore, Changi Cove