ESMT Berlin was founded by 25 leading global companies and institutions. The international business school offers a full-time MBA, an executive MBA, a master's in management, as well as open enrollment and customized executive education programs.
ESMT focuses on three main topics: leadership, innovation, and analytics. ESMT faculty publishes in top academic journals. Additionally, the business school provides an interdisciplinary platform for discourse between politics, business, and academia. The business school is based in Berlin, Germany, and has a branch office in Shanghai, China. ESMT is a private business school with the right to grant PhDs and is accredited by the German state, AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS, and FIBAA.
6-day course in Berlin, Germany, with study tours, opportunities and high-level, up-to-date scientific input.
Learn how German companies succeed in becoming and remaining world leaders
Strategies that German SMEs apply to remain competitive against global manufacturing and high-tech solutions giants
Experience Industry 4.0 technology first hand
Principles of sound corporate governance that let your business flourish and grow
Establishing a spirit of entrepreneurship
Embrace the world of digitisation and learn to apply it to your business
Counteracting status-based barriers to effective leadership and as a basis for stable and sustainable growth
SME owners, Senior Managers, Directors, General Managers and Heads of Departments of corporations.
Learn corporate and competitive strategies of German SME’s and challenges of family-owned businesses
Discover how the ‘Hidden Champions’ master their success in a globalised economy?
Be trained on counter-strategies against low-cost competitors, internationalisation strategies of Hidden Champions
Creating business links between Malaysian and German companies
Post-programme support via 3 follow-up webinars on ‘Customer Satisfaction’, ‘Communication of Bad News’, and ‘Blockchain as Potential Disruptive Technology’.
Individual web-based coaching session on a topic of participant’s choice on their professional and personal development.
Creating Business Links between Malaysia and German companies.
In co-operation with the Berlin Chamber of Commerce and Industry and MIDA, participants will be able to get in touch in contact with German companies interested in co-operations with their Malaysian counterparts
Get direct contact with CEOs and representatives of German and Berlin-based companies looking for ventures in South-east Asia
Introduction to the network of Berlin Partner for Business and Technology:
Active in unique public-private partnership, collaborates with the Berlin State Senate and over 200 companies worldwide in various sectors:
ICT | Media | Creative Industries
Transport | Mobility | Logistics
Christoph Burger Senior Lecturer, ESMT Berlin
Prof. Matt Bothner, PhD Professor of Strategy and Deutsche Telekom Chair in Leadership and HR Development, ESMT Berlin
Prof. Dr. Johannes Habel Associate Professor ESMT Berlin, Co-director of the Hidden Champions Institute (HCI)
Prof. Dr. Sabine Rau Member of the Advisory Council of the Hidden Champions Institute, ESMT Berlin
Dr. Jens Weinmann Programme Director, ESMT Berlin
Andreas Bernhardt Executive Development Advisor and Lead Coach, ESMT Berlin
Bianca Schmitz Programme Director and Co-Director of the Hidden Champions Institute, ESMT Berlin
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Holger Kohl Head of the Corporate Management division at Fraunhofer Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology (IPK), Berlin
Dr. Alexander Bode Visiting Lecturer, ESMT Berlin
4th ESMT Smart Business Leaders Programme 23rd - 28th September 2018, Berlin, Germany
“Mental Health Issues in the Workplace” In recent years, a large number of people have been spending more and more time in the office which in turn has resulted in the drastic rise in mental health issues at the workplace.
“The Urgency of Workplace Engagement” Research has shown that organisations with high levels of employee engagement are more efficient and effective. There are several reasons on why workplace engagement is important
“Why Your Leadership Needs to Be Agile” Leaders and managers need to be more agile and start moving out of their comfort zones and start moving with the times to ensure the growth and sustainability of their organisation.