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The Industry Immersion Program (IIP) in Africa

ESMT Berlin: Dr. Jost Henkel Stiftung supports Industry Immersion Program in Africa with €60,000

May 26, 2023
The Dr. Jost Henkel Stiftung supports students of the Industry Immersion Program (IIP) with a total of €60,000 to enable them to participate in local industry internships and thus gain important experience for their future careers.
Berlin Global Dialogue at ESMT Berlin

Under the auspices of Angela Merkel’s former chief economist Lars-Hendrik Röller, ESMT Berlin launches Berlin Global Dialogue, a high-level forum to shape the future of the global economy in times of fragmentation

May 25, 2023
Lars-Hendrik Röller, Angela Merkel’s former chief economic advisor and now professor of economics at ESMT, announces the launch of Berlin Global Dialogue. The new high-level forum provides a platform for global leaders from politics, business, and society as well as students and other young visionaries to discuss the future of the global economic order in times of fragmentation and transition. The inaugural summit will take place in Berlin from September 28-29, 2023.
The Future of Executive Education

ESMT Berlin: new book explores the future of leadership learning and executive education

May 24, 2023
Educators and learning specialists from ESMT Berlin share innovative classroom practices for executive education, including tips from Hollywood, gamification, and research insights in a new book: “The Future of Executive Education.”
ESMT Berlin ranks 5th in the the world for customized programs

Financial Times Executive Education ranking: ESMT Berlin ranks 5th globally for customized programs

May 22, 2023
ESMT Berlin is placed 5th globally for its customized programs in the Financial Times Executive Education ranking 2023. Having already ranked among the top 10 in 2022, ESMT has now joined an elite international group of business schools.
Doctor using AI for work

New research from ESMT Berlin: Workplace machine learning improves accuracy, but increases human’s workload, too

May 11, 2023
New research from ESMT Berlin shows that utilizing machine-learning in the workplace always improves the accuracy of human decision-making, however, often it can also cause humans to exert more cognitive efforts when making decisions.
ESMT Berlin's west wing

ESMT Berlin kicks off final restoration of former GDR State Council building with President George H.W. Bush Reunification Suite

May 9, 2023
ESMT Berlin is initiating the final phase of the restoration of its campus in the former GDR State Council building. The first floor of the not yet modernized wing has been dedicated today as the President George H.W. Bush Reunification Suite.
Students working on sustainability concept

ESMT Berlin to award Linde Sustainable Leaders Fellowship

May 4, 2023
Linde, a leading industrial gases and engineering company, is supporting ESMT Berlin with the Linde Sustainable Leaders Fellowship. The company’s donation of $25,000 will provide support for two full-time MBA students in the upcoming January 2024 intake.
Research with blinding strategy

Field experiment reveals: “Blinding” is not a silver bullet to deal with gender bias

April 27, 2023
Women and people far from headquarters often need help to get recognition for their ideas. One way to help is to put all ideas on equal footing through a “blinding” strategy. This research studies biases, blinding, and how managers evaluate their employees’ ideas. Surprisingly, the researchers could not detect any major biases working against women and call on companies to test alternative strategies beyond blinding to improve idea evaluation.
Students sitting in lecture

ESMT Berlin expands activities in Central and Eastern Europe

April 24, 2023
ESMT Berlin is increasing its educational outreach in Central and Eastern Europe with the goal of acting as a vital bridge between the different regions of Europe, a strategy inherent to ESMT since its inception in 2002. As a part of this strategy, ESMT will enable even more students from Central and Eastern Europe to study at ESMT by collaborating with the Mathias Corvinus Collegium (MCC).
Students working together

ESMT Berlin and BMW Group launch “Change Maker Fellowships” in Hungary

April 17, 2023
ESMT Berlin and the BMW Group are partnering to offer ten full-tuition scholarships for the September 2023 intake of the ESMT Global Online MBA. This program aims to nurture a new generation of leaders who will drive innovation, sustainability, and positive change in business and society in the future.
Raji Jayamaran

ESMT Berlin: Research team to evaluate digital skills program in Rwanda

April 3, 2023
Raji Jayaraman, associate professor of economics and academic director of the FUTURE Institute for Sustainable Transformation at ESMT Berlin, Matthias Schündeln, professor at Goethe University Frankfurt, and Sneha Menon, research associate at the FUTURE Institute for Sustainable Transformation at ESMT Berlin, will work together with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and the government of Rwanda to evaluate a nation-wide digital skills training program for technical and vocational education and training (TVET) teachers in Rwanda. The research team has received a grant of more than €300,000 for the project.
Scholarships for women in senior positions

ESMT Berlin awards scholarships for women in senior leadership positions

March 24, 2023
ESMT Berlin is offering several executive education full and partial scholarships to promote women in C-level and advanced management positions. A total of ten scholarships will be awarded for the three flagship programs Bringing Technology to Market, Executive Transition Program, and the General Management Seminar.
Industry work

ESMT Berlin: New book on how industrial companies can survive deglobalization

March 21, 2023
Researchers from ESMT Berlin and Bauer School of Business at the University of Houston have published “Solid Growth,” analyzing major global trends in technology-driven industries.
Venture report

ESMT Berlin publishes first venture report

March 15, 2023
Vali Berlin, the entrepreneurship hub at ESMT Berlin, has published its first venture report. Over 230 ESMT alumni and students have so far founded over 200 companies in more than 15 countries in Europe, Africa, North and South America, and Asia.
Joachim Wuermeling

Prof. Joachim Wuermeling strengthens ESMT Berlin

March 10, 2023
Prof. Joachim Wuermeling will join ESMT’s teaching and research team at the end of the year. He will focus on topics related to the digitalization of finance as well as international financial institutions. A particular focus will be on the potential of the digital euro for finance and for companies.