EMBA HSG

The EMBA HSG is an advanced General Management programme taught in German that provides ambitious, purpose-driven leaders with new insights and content of major relevance to the German speaking regions and full access to the HSG network. Its modular format makes it convenient to combine the challenging course with work and private life by using a focused learning approach and providing a family-like campus culture.

Executive MBA Overview

Language German
Start
27. September 2021
Fee CHF 67,000
Location
  • St.Gallen
  • Abroad
Courses
11*
Core Courses
+
5*
Elective Courses
Duration
18 months
Total
16 weeks On campus
+ Self-study
+ Thesis

Programme Structure

EMBA 61 – Start Autumn 2021

The programme’s key general management topics are covered in 11 core courses in which participants acquire broad-based knowledge in areas such as leadership, strategy, marketing or finance. To cater your individual areas of interest and needs, you will have the opportunity to also select five elective courses. These are designed to build on topics addressed in the core courses and provide an opportunity for in-depth study.

Course 1

St.Gallen
5 days
Strategisches Management

Course 2

St.Gallen
5 days
Ökonomie & Datenkompetenz
Elective Course 5 days
Select from our offer of elective courses. You choose five elective courses.

Course 3

St.Gallen
5 days
Rechnungslegung & Finanzierung

Course 4

St.Gallen
6 days
Geschäftsmodellinnovation

Course 5

St.Gallen
5 days
Marketing
Elective Course 5 days
Select from our offer of elective courses. You choose five elective courses.

Course 6

St.Gallen
5 days
Controlling & Performance Management

Course 7

Ausland
12 days
Internationales Management

Course 8

St.Gallen
5 days
Datenkompetenz

Course 9

St.Gallen
5 days
Leadership

Course 10

St.Gallen
5 days
Integrierte Organisations­entwicklung

Course 11

St.Gallen
5 days
Integrative Abschlusswoche
Off campus break of 4-6 weeks in between core courses

Course Structure

Die Kernthemen aus dem Bereich General Management werden in elf Pflichtkursen behandelt. Hier eignen Sie sich ein solides Wissensfundament an – in Themen wie Leadership, Strategie, Marketing oder Finanzen. Von den zu Verfügung stehenden Wahlkursen können Sie fünf zur individuellen Vertiefung auswählen – angepasst an Ihre eigenen Wünsche und Bedürfnisse. Die Wahlkurse sind so konzipiert, dass Sie die Themen der Pflichtkurse ergänzen bzw. vertiefen.

Core Courses

27. September – 1. October 2021, St.Gallen
Strategisches Management
Prof. Dr. Björn Ambos
4. – 8. October 2021, St.Gallen
Ökonomie & Datenkompetenz
Prof. Dr. Johannes Binswanger
8. – 12. November 2021, St.Gallen
Rechnungslegung & Finanzierung
Dr. Stefan Jaeger, Prof. Dr. Peter Leibfried
All Core Courses
24. – 29. January 2022, St.Gallen
Geschäftsmodellinnovation
Prof. Dr. Karolin Frankenberger
28. March – 1. April 2022, St.Gallen
Marketing
Prof. Dr. Sven Henkel
9. – 13. May 2022, St.Gallen
Controlling & Performance Management
Prof. Dr. Klaus Möller, Dr. Thorsten Truijens
19. – 30. June 2022, Ausland
Internationales Management
Prof. Dr. Tomas Casas i Klett
15. – 19. August 2022, St.Gallen
Datenkompetenz
Prof. Dr. Johannes Binswanger
26. – 30. September 2022, St.Gallen
Leadership
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Jenewein
21. – 25. November 2022, St.Gallen
Integrierte Organisationsentwicklung
Dr. Lüder Tockenbürger
13. – 17. March 2023, St.Gallen
Integrative Abschlusswoche
Prof. Dr. Karolin Frankenberger

Elective Courses

29. November – 3. December 2021, St.Gallen
Technologie- & Innovationsmanagement
Prof. Dr. Oliver Gassmann
6. – 10. December 2021, St.Gallen
Sustainability als Wettbewerbsvorteil
Prof. Dr. Moritz Loock
7. – 11. February 2022, St.Gallen
Unternehmenskommunikation
Michael Utecht
All Elective Courses
14. – 18. February 2022, St.Gallen
Entrepreneurship
Prof. Dr. Dietmar Grichnik
21. – 25. March 2022, St.Gallen
Recht & Management
Prof. Dr. Roland Müller
4. – 8. April 2022, St.Gallen
Coding & AI
Prof. Dr. Damian Borth
30. May – 3. June 2022, St.Gallen
Finanzielle Führung
Prof. Dr. Klaus Möller
22. – 26. August 2022, St.Gallen
Corporate Governance
Prof. Dr. Kuno Schedler
12. – 16. September 2022, St.Gallen
Personalmanagement
Prof. Dr. Antoinette Weibel
24. – 28. October 2022, St.Gallen
Verhandlungsführung & Konfliktmanagement
Dr. Klaus Lassert
14. – 18. November 2022, St.Gallen
Leadership at the Top
Prof. Dr. Petra Kipfelsberger
5. – 9. December 2022, St.Gallen
Business Analytics & Artificial Intelligence
Prof. Dr. Johannes Binswanger
9. – 13. January 2023, St.Gallen
Strategie in einer dynamischen Welt
Prof. J. Peter Murmann, PhD, Prof. Dr. Dr. Tomi Laamanen
23. – 27. January 2023, St.Gallen
Marketing II
Prof. Dr. Marcus Schögel

Our Faculty

The University of St.Gallen is one of the top universities of economics and business in Europe and has a business faculty larger than any other in Germany, Austria or Switzerland. It has more than 90 professors and the majority of lecturers on the EMBA HSG programme are drawn from this pool of professionals, guaranteeing first-class expertise and industry experience. HSG’s business school consistently ranks among the top in Europe.

More about our faculty

Thesis

The Executive MBA Thesis is a piece of academic writing by means of which you demonstrate in depth knowledge of a concrete General Management topic and mastery of the application of scientific methodology and academic working techniques. The Executive MBA Thesis allows you to develop competences as an integrative problem solver, being able to identify and critically analyse unstructured, complex and ambiguous management challenges. Additionally, it allows you to address a challenge in a reasoned fashion by integrating and/or synthesising insights from various management disciplines and evaluating alternative solutions. 

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