ESMT Berlin was founded in 2002 to establish an international business school, based in Germany, with a distinct European focus. ESMT offers excellence and innovation through rigorous academic research, teaching and consulting—with a practice-oriented approach to business education.
ESMT focuses on three main topics: Europe, Leadership, as well as Management of Technology.
ESMT offers high-quality executive education in a short time frame, building upon experience and success. The programs focus on core business areas, such as leadership and change management, management of technology and strategy, finance and decision-making and negotiations. Participants are able to translate what they have learned into action as soon as they return to their companies.
ESMT offers a Postgraduate Diploma in Management, a new university-level certificate, to participants. To acquire this diploma, candidates must enrol for a minimum of three program weeks (18 days) spread over a period of 30 months.
ESMT also offers companies tailor-made, so-called customized programs. Program modules are prepared in advance together with company representatives. Lecturers are specialized on various industries: Consumer Goods and Retail, Financial Services, Information and Communications Technologies, Technology Based Industries, and Telecommunications, Transport and Utilities.