The 18-month IEMBA HSG programme comprises 11 core courses and three elective courses. Modules last for one or two weeks. The breaks of several weeks between modules, and the weekends, allow you to complete self-study and most importantly fulfil your family and professional commitments.
The International EMBA HSG is an advanced General Management programme taught in English that provides open-minded, purpose-driven global leaders with an international network, management insights and inspiration by offering a curriculum with an international focus, modules abroad and multi-national diversity.
International Executive MBA Overview
- Barcelona Elective
- Cape Town Elective
- Silicon Valley
|14 weeks On campus|
Programme StructureIEMBA 9 – Start Autumn 2021
Course 9Silicon Valley
Course 10Los Angeles
A feature of the International EMBA HSG programme’s core and elective courses is the special emphasis placed on combining comprehensive general management expertise with the challenges of the modern world of work. In order to thrive in a fast-changing environment, you need not only comprehensive knowledge but also the skills and vision to rise to the challenges of the contemporary business world. Our core courses provide these foundations covering subjects such as sustainability, strategy, leadership, economics and accounting. The elective courses offer you a portfolio of options from which you can select subjects according to your interests, giving you the opportunity to individualize your learning journey and customize it to your development needs.
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.