ESMT Berlin

Executive MBA


The 18-month Executive MBA runs with strong links to ESMT’s founding companies, which include Siemens, BMW, Daimler, Allianz, Lufthansa, ThyssenKrupp, MAN, SAP, Deutsche Bank, E.ON, among several others. The program is ranked 1st globally for career progress as well as 1st stand-alone program in Germany.

With the mission to develop entrepreneurial leaders who think globally, act responsibly, and respect the individual, the EMBA program will realize our students’ full potential and drive your career advancement to become integrative leaders. You will be able to enhance your personal development and enhance your leadership skills with personal guidance from a world-class faculty. The people you meet here will become part of your lifelong international network.

The program provides a full range of business courses to equip you achieving further success in the next level of your career. In leadership development, in addition to the leadership courses included in the program, ESMT collaborates with Individual Leadership and Development Itinerary (ILDI) to provide workshops throughout the Executive MBA program.

The program consists of four academic modules namely Building a Solid Foundation, Managing Functions, Developing a Distinctive Edge and Strategic International Management. Except courses on general management, marketing, finance and operations, the program also integrate another focus of ESMT which is technological management by including courses like “Managing technological innovation”, “Leading for innovation”, “Managing technology capabilities”. Furthermore, international perspectives are also a key concern for global business leaders in the 21st Century. In ESMT’s Executive MBA program, therefore, course such as “International financial markets”, “Managing international teams”, “Strategic international management”, etc. are also included.

Program Strengths

  • Applied learning format which balance your executive training with professional responsibilities;
  • Innovative case studies from a variety of technology sectors applied with business principles;
  • International management including a two-week field seminar offers first-hand business experience and societal cultures is included;
  • Responsible leadership training in which ESMT’s top-ranked sustainability goals are integrated into every course.
Entry Requirementsneither GMAT nor GRE
Length18 Months
Program TypeExecutive MBA (EMBA)