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Executive Transition Program

Executive education program in English

Executive Transition Program (ETP.18)

Module 1
Dates 12. - 19. Nov 2021
Duration 8 Days
Hirschburg / Königswinter
Module 2
Dates 14. - 18. Feb 2022
Duration 5 Days
Milan, Italy
Module 3
Dates 16. - 20. May 2022
Duration 5 Days
Berlin
24,900 €

Succeed in the transition to general management responsibility

The Executive Transition Program consists of three non-consecutive weeks of study and has been designed for experienced functional-level executives transitioning to an increased level of general management responsibility. Advancing to the next level of leadership implies the acquisition of knowledge, skills, and competencies as much as fundamental changes in behaviors and attitudes. We invite new and future general managers to participate in this intense learning and development intervention, which will help them to succeed at the next level and remain personally fulfilled.

General managers have to evaluate the potentially conflicting interests of the various functions. In order to decide each time which of these have priority, they have to go beyond functional jargon and be able to ask critical questions.

 

Find all the program information at a glance in our PDF download.


 

Who should attend the program?

Professionals 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

  • Preparing to assume complex roles as general manager
  • Learning new capabilities, tools, and concepts
  • Building the confidence and competence to lead others
  • Preparing to manage across national borders
  • Joining the exclusive ETP Salon and gaining access to the growing group of alumni

 

Key topics

  • Business function fundamentals
  • Core managerial competencies
  • General management perspectives
  • Executive transitions

 

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.

 

Scholarship Opportunities

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.

Exceptionally qualified and talented candidates might be eligible for the scholarships. Please get in contact with the ETP Program Director Urs Müller.

Executive Transition Program (ETP.18)

Module 1
Dates 12. - 19. Nov 2021
Duration 8 Days
Hirschburg / Königswinter
Module 2
Dates 14. - 18. Feb 2022
Duration 5 Days
Milan, Italy
Module 3
Dates 16. - 20. May 2022
Duration 5 Days
Berlin
24,900 €
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The Executive Transition Program

The 7 challenges of newly appointed executives

Urs Müller - Affiliate Program Director
The Executive Transition Program

Are you ready for the next level of leadership?

Urs Müller - Affiliate Program Director
Testimonial

"Reflecting on the impact of the 3 subsequent ETP modules including peer coaching and alumni events, I easily can leverage my personal learnings for a general manager role beyond the duration of this program."

Rosa Meckseper, Group Strategy, Continental AG
In the news

ETP alumna Kate Gaynor on how her ETP experience helped her to manage a hospital in China during a global pandemic.

Meet our teaching staff

The programs have been 
designed – and will be led –
by ESMT faculty members 
and ESMT visiting faculty. 
They will also guide and 
advise you throughout 
your studies.

Urs Müller

Affiliate Program Director, ESMT Berlin and and Associate Professor of Practice at SDA Bocconi

Matthew S. Bothner

Professor of Strategy, Deutsche Telekom Chair in Leadership and HR Development, and Director of the Center for Sustainable Business and Leadership (CSBL), ESMT Berlin

Linus Dahlander

Professor of Strategy, Lufthansa Group Chair in Innovation, and Director of Research, ESMT Berlin
Testimonials
Testimonial

The move from functional to general management requires a fundamental change in capabilities, skills, and attitudes. ETP gave me the opportunity to learn, experiment, develop, and build a network of great people – while preparing for my transition.

Michael Kiesewetter, Chairman of the Board, Investitions- und Förderbank Niedersachsen NBank
Your Program Advisor

Contact

​​​​​​​Beatrix Becker
Manager Business Development, ESMT Berlin

Phone: +49 30 21231 6205

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