Executive Transition Program
The 7 challenges of newly appointed executives
Are you ready for the next level of leadership?
Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Management
Having completed the ETP you will receive the ESMT Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Management, a prestigious recognition of your professional development.
To increase the number of female executives, ESMT Berlin awards 2 full-tuition scholarships and two ESMT Berlin 30% Club partial scholarships (value €12,450) for women in leadership positions. Click here for more information.
Target audience: Who should attend the program?
Professionals in their thirties or forties from any educational background with a proven track record in their business.
Participants are typically: leading a business unit or a regional subsidiary; in charge of a new product, market, or major project initiative; employed by companies operating globally or regionally; confident in their English-speaking capabilities.
Key benefits: Profit from hands-on expertise
Participants will return to their organizations from this program feeling confident and ready to assume complex roles as general managers. They will be equipped with new capabilities, tools, and concepts, feel competent when leading others, and will be prepared to manage across national borders. In addition, ETP alumni will become members of the exclusive ETP Salon, which will give them access to the ever-growing group of executives who have completed the program.
Many of the ETP alumni highlighted the enormous benefit they were able to reap from the diversity of their classmates. Intensively interacting with peers from different organizations, functions, industries and countries helped them to broaden their horizon and to lead their areas of responsibility more successfully.
The ETP offers a unique combination of residential modules with inter-modular activities. Spread over nine months, this intense learning experience will provide the powerful set of tools participants need to make the leap from a functional role to general management.
- Operations and supply chain
- Finance and accounting
- Human resources
- IT management
- Executive transitions
- Corporate strategy
- Competitive strategy
- Strategic innovation and entrepreneurship
- Non-market strategies: the role of lobbying, politics, and regulation
- Intellectual property rights
- Decision making and evidence-based management
- Leaders, leadership, and followers
- Leading change
- Business ethics and CSR
- Status and networks
- Executive careers
- Leading and reinventing yourself
- Executive communication