Certificate of Advanced Studies CAS programs are part-time continuing education programs, for which a minimum of 10 ECTS credits must be achieved. A CAS program typically lasts from six months to a year and concludes with a federally recognized diploma. With a CAS continuing education program, you can deepen your knowledge in a specific topic and also credit it as a component of an MAS. Below you will find the wide range of CAS courses offered by the Faculty of Economics and Management.