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Postgraduate Diploma in Management

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The Postgraduate Diploma in Management is a new university-level certificate offered by ESMT Berlin. To acquire this diploma, candidates have to enroll for a minimum of three program weeks (18 days) spread over a period of 30 months. The postgraduate syllabus covers all major topics on leadership and general management.

You can pursue your own interests for your individual and business development by choosing from our portfolio of ESMT Executive Development Programs.

We have further divided the course of study into three tracks: Leadership and Social Responsibility, Managing Technology, and General Management. After having chosen a track to follow, you can create your personal curriculum from three different thematic clusters. This modular structure allows you to customize your course of study to suit your personal needs.

This diploma from ESMT is open to all managers with professional experience. For individuals, the diploma is an additional qualification and building block when pursuing their career in senior management. For companies, the program is an opportunity to promote and retain valuable professionals and managers.

Our portfolio of ESMT Executive Development Programs

  • Cluster Leadership and Social Responsibility

    Leading with Psychological Intelligence

    • 1 module (4 days) in English
    • For executives looking to enhance their leadership  efficacy through better connections with employees, peers, and superiors

     

    Führung von Mitarbeitern und Teams

    • 2 modules (4 and 3 days) in German
    • For executives with experience in leading employees an teams and who want to increase their effectiveness in reaching organizational goals through people

     

    Leading People and Teams

    • 1 module (4 days) in English
    • For executives with experience in leading employees an teams and who want to increase their effectiveness in reaching organizational goals through people

     

    Leadership in Action

    • 1 module (3 days) in English
    • For entrepreneurs who need fresh paradigms and bold leadership skills to drive real change

     

    Emerging Leaders Program

    • 2 modules (4 and 3 days) in English
    • For managers recently appointed to a leadership position of high potential before their first significant leadership role

     

    Leading Digital Transformation

    • 1 module (3 days) in English
    • For entrepreneurs who are currently in a digital transformation phase

     

    Führen in kritischen Situationen 

    • 1 Modul von 3 Tagen in deutscher Sprache
    • Für Führungskräfte, die gegenwärtig Zeuge einer digitalen Transformationsphase werden

     

    Leadership under Pressure

    • 1 module (3 days) in English
    • For all professionals, who have to deal with complex leadership situations

     

    Women’s Leadership Excellence

    • 1 module (2 days) in English
    • Female managers and leaders in middle to senior leadership roles, who have managerial responsibility within their organization or are leading large projects.

     

    Entrepreneurial Leadership Program

    • 2 modules (5 days each) in English
    • Multinational companies that desire a continuous supply of high-performance executives; Mid-size companies in global markets that aim to develop local top-talents; Successful family businesses that plan to foster sustainability for generations

     

    Understanding and Leading Change

    • 1 module (3 days) in English
    • For managers of change processes who want to familiarize themselves with the psychological significance of these processes and possible obstacles.

     

    Change Management Seminar: erfolgreich führen und verändern

    • 1 module (4 days) in German
    • For managers who are responsible for change processes and want to familiarize themselves with the necessary strategies

     

    Die Führungskraft als Coach

    • 1 module (3 days) in German
    • For managers with several years of leadership experience who regard coaching as being part of their leadership role

     

    Leader as a Coach

    • 1 Modul von 3 Tagen in englischer Sprache
    • Für Manager mit mehrjähriger Führungserfahrung, die sich als Coach ihrer Mitarbeiter verstehen

     

    Management für jüngere Führungskräfte

    • 1 module (5 days) in German
    • For managers recently appointed to a leadership position of high potential before their first significant leadership role

     

    Bewusst führen: Stress managen und Resilienz stärken als Führungsaufgabe

    • 1 module (3 days) in German
    • For executives who want their employees to maintain their resilience despite the increasing pressure to succeed

     

    Führung für jüngere Führungskräfte

    • 1 module (5 days) in German
    • For managers recently appointed to a leadership position of high potential before their first significant leadership role

     

    Young Physician Leaders

    • 1 modul (6 days) in English
    • Top professionals under the age of 40 from the global health sector: clinicians, educators, policy advocates engaged with the public on critical health issues, and emerging healthcare and public health leaders from the non-profit and private sectors
  • Cluster Managing Technology and Strategy

    Bringing Technology to Market

    • 3 modules (4 days each) in English
    • For managers in a technology-driven, globally active B2B company who are responsible for generating profitable business

    Digital Transformation of Sales Management

    • 1 module (3 days) in English
    • For managers with several years of experience and budget responsibilities in sales, marketing, or customer management seeking to structure their sales teams to reflect the demands of the marketplace

    Winning with Business Strategies

    • 1 module (3 days) in English
    • For managers involved in strategic decision- making and implementation

    Erfolgreich Geschäftsstrategien entwickeln

    • 1 module (3 days) in German
    • For managers involved in strategic decision- making and implementation

    Innovation as a Corporate Model

    • 1 module (3 days) in English
    • For executives who seek to initiate or lead innovation processes as well as manage new innovation sources and channels within their business

    Booster Program: Business Models for a Sustainable Energy Future

    • 1 day in English
    • For executive wanting to acquire the strategic skills to react to the changing energy market

    Instandhaltungsmanagement

    • 3 modules (5, 5, and 1 day) in German
    • For managers from maintenance who want to make a measureable contribution to their organization

    Management 2030: Digitalisierung, Trends und Herausforderungen

    • 2 modules ( 4 days each) in German
    • For experienced executives who want to refresh their business know-how

    Decoding Digital: Building a Digital Strategy

    • 1 module (2 days) in English
    • For executives focused on helping their organizations embrace digital technologies, both operationally and strategically

    Delivering on Digital: Successfully Implementing Digital Transformation Projects

    • 1 module (2 days) in English
    • For executives responsible for planning, justifying, and sponsoring IT-enabled change-projects

    Blockchain - Using Its Potential to benefit Your Business

    • 1 module (2 days) in English
    • For executives across industries who would like to get an introduction to cutting-edge, decentralized digital technology

    Corporate Strategy

    • 1 module (2 days) in English
    • For senior executives, executives preparing to take on cross-business unit responsibilities, executives who are specialists in group functions like strategy, corporate development, M&A, and finance and company advisors

    Corporate Entrepreneurship

    • 1 module ( 4 days) in English
    • Executives with a background in engineering, business development, strategy, marketing, and sales who are keen on learning how to become an intrapreneur and able to quickly advance an idea inside a company.

    Application Workshop Design Thinking and Organizational Implementation

    • 1 module (3 days) in English
    • Managers and executives eager to learn and implement new processes and tools of customer centricity, both within their respective organizations as well as in contact with their external customers and users.

    Digital Excellence Program

    • 6 modules (2 days) in English
    • for current and future business leaders and executives who are looking for the right path for transforming their business digitally as well as those looking to focus on special topics such as Innovation, Data (Analytics), Blockchain and Agility

    Understanding Data Analytics

    • 1 module (1 day) in English
    • mid or junior-level managers who need to understand the role of big data in managerial decision making
  • Cluster Core Competencies

    Finance for the Non-finance Executive

    • 1 module (5 days) in English
    • For senior or mid-level managers from a non-financial background interested in gaining a better understanding of financial principles

    Betriebswirtschaft für Führungskräfte

    • 2 modules (5 days each) in German
    • For managers from a non-financial background who want to base their business decisions on a solid financial foundation

    Booster Program: Fraud and Corruption

    • 1 module (1 day) in English
    • For executives who would like to learn more about various ways of distinguishing fraud, corruption actions and non-ethical behavior

    The Art of Decision Making

    • 1 module (2 days) in English
    • For managers and consultants who take part in their company’s pivotal decision making

    Die Kunst der Entscheidungsfindung

    • 1 module (2 days) in German
    • For managers and consultants who take part in their company’s pivotal decision making

    Negotiation Mastery

    • 1 module (3 days) in English
    • For senior or mid-level executives who wish to gain an additional boost in negotiations

    The High-Impact Negotiator

    • 1 module (2 days) in English
    • For senior or mid-level executives who wish to focus on their individual negotiation styles and better understand the psychological makeup  of the other side

    Professionelles Verhandeln

    • 1 module (3 days) in German
    • For managers with negotiation experience who want to optimize their negotiation style

    Verhandlungsführung - Intensivseminar

    • 1 module (2 days) in German
    • For executives who already have experiences in the field of negotiating and would like to update, deepen and broaden them
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