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.
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
|16 weeks On campus|
Programme StructureEMBA 61 – Start Autumn 2021
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.
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.
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.