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ESMT Executive Education

Open & customized programs

EFMD award 2021

Two ESMT Berlin customized executive education programs received the 2021 EFMD Excellence in Practice Gold Awards.

ESMT Berlin is ranked #1 in Germany and #10 globally.

Develop yourself and your organization

Situated in the heart of Berlin, Germany's start-up capital and innovation hub, ESMT Berlin offers excellent educational opportunities for both individual managers and entire companies.

ESMT Berlin's executive education programs and methods focus on your personal development and increasing your company's success. They are designed to equip you with the skills, competencies and new approaches you need to meet current and future challenges.

Thanks to the outstanding quality and impact of its programs, ESMT Berlin came 10th in the worldwide Financial Times Ranking 2020.

Open programs for individuals

Develop your leadership skills, increase your professional competence and gain new positions in general management.

Customized solutions for organizations

We provide your company with effective measures for the transformation of your corporate culture as well as business processes.

Coronavirus information: Health and safety at ESMT

ESMT is carefully monitoring current developments, safety advice, and alerts regarding COVID-19 to be able to respond swiftly if the need arises. We are following the recommendations and instructions of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Robert Koch Institut (RKI) in Germany. We are regularly checking updates from both institutions to inform our community if the situation within Germany or Berlin changes.

Current information about health safety at ESMT can be found here.

Online Learning

New online programs

During the last couple of years, our world has evolved, and so did our programs. We worked hard to expand our portfolio and are delighted to present new online programs running in a fully live format as well as self-paced programs allowing you to learn on your own schedule. Use the time of social distancing to boost your skills and enhance your professional influence.

Online learning for organizations

During the pandemic, we were able to successfully conduct our tailored programs for organizations in an online format. Are you interested to create an online learning journey for your team? Get in touch

Recent news

"Wenn der Chef jünger ist als die Mitarbeiter"

May 18, 2022 | Süddeutsche Zeitung
Franziska Frank, program director at ESMT Berlin, talks about the most common questions and problems that participants and managers bring to her courses.

"Four Questions Corporate Executives Must Answer Before Deglobalization"

May 2, 2022 | Forbes
Olaf Plötner, professor at ESMT, Bianca Schmitz, director of leadership development programs at ESMT, and co-authors elaborate on current buzzwords, such as decoupling, resilience, and corporate regionalization that are starting to surface in corporate boardrooms, and advise on reimagining corporate processes and structures accordingly.

"Manager auf Glückssuche"

April 1, 2022 | Süddeutsche Zeitung
Konstantin Korotov, professor at ESMT, explains the relevance of teaching soft skills in MBA and EMBA courses.
ESMT is Germany’s number 1 business school and among the best in the world

We have extensive experience working with global leaders and hidden champions on customized education programs

We combine proven academic methods and concepts with the latest insights from research

We are the leading business school for executives in Germany and among the best in the world

We are thought leaders within academia and business


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