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
20. March 2023
Fee CHF 70,000
Locations
  • Switzerland (St.Gallen)
  • Abroad *
* subject to change
Courses
11*
Core Courses
+
5*
Elective Courses
Duration
18 months
Total
15 weeks On campus
+ 1 week Abroad
+ Thesis

Programme Structure

EMBA 64 – Start Spring 2023

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

Switzerland (St.Gallen)
5 days
Strategisches Management

Course 2

Switzerland (St.Gallen)
5 days
Ökonomie
Elective Course 5 days
Select from our offer of elective courses. You choose five elective courses.

Course 3

Switzerland (St.Gallen)
5 days
Rechnungslegung & Finanzierung

Course 4

Switzerland (St.Gallen)
5 days
Strategische Innovation

Course 5

Switzerland (St.Gallen)
5 days
Controlling & Performance Management
Elective Course 5 days
Select from our offer of elective courses. You choose five elective courses.

Course 6

Switzerland (St.Gallen)
5 days
Marketing

Course 7

Ausland *
8 days
Internationales Management

Course 8

Switzerland (St.Gallen)
5 days
Datenkompetenz

Course 9

Switzerland (St.Gallen)
5 days
Leadership

Course 10

Switzerland (St.Gallen)
5 days
Sustainability als Wettbewerbsvorteil

Course 11

Switzerland (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

20. – 24. March 2023, Switzerland (St.Gallen)
Strategisches Management
Prof. Dr. Björn Ambos
27. – 31. March 2023, Switzerland (St.Gallen)
Ökonomie
Prof. Dr. Johannes Binswanger
1. – 5. May 2023, Switzerland (St.Gallen)
Rechnungslegung & Finanzierung
Dr. Stefan Jaeger, Prof. Dr. Peter Leibfried
All Core Courses
5. – 9. June 2023, Switzerland (St.Gallen)
Strategische Innovation
Prof. Dr. Karolin Frankenberger
3. – 7. July 2023, Switzerland (St.Gallen)
Controlling & Performance Management
Prof. Dr. Klaus Möller, Dr. Thorsten Truijens
28. August – 1. September 2023, Switzerland (St.Gallen)
Marketing
Prof. Dr. Torsten Tomczak, Prof. Dr. Sven Henkel
16. – 23. October 2023, Ausland *
Internationales Management
Prof. Dr. Tomas Casas i Klett
15. – 19. January 2024, Switzerland (St.Gallen)
Datenkompetenz
Prof. Dr. Johannes Binswanger
18. – 22. March 2024, Switzerland (St.Gallen)
Leadership
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Jenewein
3. – 7. June 2024, Switzerland (St.Gallen)
Sustainability als Wettbewerbsvorteil
Prof. Dr. Moritz Loock
23. – 27. September 2024, Switzerland (St.Gallen)
Integrative Abschlusswoche
Claudio Feser, Dr. Erwin Hettich, Dr. Lüder Tockenbürger

Elective Courses

14. – 18. August 2023, Switzerland (St.Gallen)
Corporate Governance
Prof. Dr. Kuno Schedler
11. – 15. September 2023, Switzerland (St.Gallen)
Datenbasierte Wertschöpfung & KI: Techniken & Managementherausforderungen
Prof. Dr. Johannes Binswanger, Marc Schöni
27. November – 1. December 2023, Switzerland (St.Gallen)
Technologie- & Innovationsmanagement
Prof. Dr. Felix Wortmann
All Elective Courses
4. – 8. December 2023, Switzerland (St.Gallen)
Personalmanagement
Prof. Dr. Antoinette Weibel, Dr. Hans C. Werner, Dr. Marcel Oertig
22. – 26. January 2024, Switzerland (St.Gallen)
Recht & Management
Prof. Dr. Roland Müller
8. – 12. April 2024, Switzerland (St.Gallen)
Coding & Künstliche Intelligenz
Prof. Dr. Damian Borth, Prof. Dr. Barbara Weber
22. – 26. April 2024, Switzerland (St.Gallen)
Strategie in einem dynamischen Geschäftsumfeld
Prof. Dr. Dr. Tomi Laamanen
13. – 17. May 2024, Switzerland (St.Gallen)
Finanzielle Führung
Prof. Dr. Klaus Möller
17. – 21. June 2024, Switzerland (St.Gallen)
Verhandlungsführung & Konfliktmanagement
Dr. Klaus Lassert
1. – 5. July 2024, Switzerland (St.Gallen)
Leadership at the Top
Prof. Dr. Heike Bruch
9. – 13. September 2024, Switzerland (St.Gallen)
Entrepreneurship
Prof. Dr. Dietmar Grichnik

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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