University of cologne - Business School

General Management for Young Professionals

 

The General Management programme provides young executives with a comprehensive insight into all processes and procedures within a company, with the individual modules covering the most important core subjects of business economics. The application-oriented and practical course content enables the participants to think strategically and conceptually, in order to introduce and to apply this newly acquired knowledge directly in their company. The programme is also a great fit for company founders, who want to implement their business idea and aim for a systematical set up of their company. Please note: the programme is taught in German.

 

Topics

Among the areas of leadership, essentials of management and innovation & change, the General Management programme will launch strategies for value-based management. In this connection, participants will learn more about options for a sustainable execution by using well-founded leadership skills. The programme also deals with the current paradigm shift in marketing and management to offer a better understanding of it and to consequently derive implications for successful entrepreneurial activity.

Furthermore, the programme offers a compact but extensive introduction to the field of innovation & change. Using practical examples and experience reports, it will illustrate how innovative processes and products can be integrated into your own company. In the area of supply chain management, it develops methods to answer questions regarding the selection of suppliers, the accompanying costs and the need to optimise inventory levels.

Participant of the General Management Programme, who additionally want to obtain solid basics in finance, have the option to additionally book the module „Finance for Non-Financial Managers“.

All modules at a glance

Young Professionals

Leadership I: Developing Strategic Perspectives

This module is about learning how to define a distinct corporate strategy and how to implement it successfully in your company.

Dates: 16.07.2020 (Thu)

Duration: 1 day

 

Young Professionals

Leadership II: Leadership Skills

The first part of this module will focus on your leadership skills. You will acquire important qualities, tools of management and essential communications skills.

Dates: 17.07.2020 (Fri)

Duration: 1 day

 

Young Professionals

Essentials of Management I: Sup-ply Chain Management

Understand the central concepts of Supply Chain Management and learn how to solve its most relevant questions and challenges.

Dates: 13.08.2020 (Thu)

Duration: 1 day

 

Young Professionals

Essentials of Management II: Marketing Management

This module will introduce you to the innovation processes in Marketing and find out how to handle the paradigm shifts in this field.

Dates: 14.08.2020 (Fri)

Duration: 1 day

 

General Management

Innovation & Change Management I: Skills

You will gain an understanding of the relevant aspects of innovation management and how to implement them in your company.

Dates: 16.09.2020 (Wed)

Duration: 1 day

 

Young Professionals

Innovation & Change II: Business-Simulation-Workshop

Equipped with central knowledge about innovation, you will come to apply the newly aquired methods and tools in simulated practice.

Dates: 17.09.2020 (Thu)

Duration: 1 day

 

Young Professionals

Finance for Non-Financial Managers (optional)

This optional module provides you with important fundamentals of finance. It can be booked as an addition to the certificate programme.

Dates: 24.-25.09.2020 (Thu-Fri)

Duration: 2 days

 

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Registration

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Key Facts

Duration

Duration

6 days in 3 months (Module 1-3)
8 days in 3 months (Module 1-4)

Attendance

Attendance

6 course days respective
8 course days

 

Language

Language

German

Location

Location

University of Cologne

Work experience

Work Experience

At least 1 year

Certificate

Certificate

Issued by University of Cologne Business School

Fees

Fees

Module 1-3: Launch offer of 4,970 €
(full price: 5,850 €)
Module 1-4: Launch offer of 6,620 €
(full price: 7,800 €)

Registration

Registration

Download the registration form here.

Benefits

  • Insights into all processes and operation within a company
  • Extension of your personal network
  • Acquisition of the “General Management for Young Professionals” certificate from the University of Cologne Business School

 

Highlights

  • First-hand expert knowlegde
  • Interactive simulations and case studies
  • Intense working atmosphere: interactive lectures, discussions and networking
  • Knowlegde and experience exchange due to a homogeneous participant structure

Target Audience

Young professional of all fields, who are about to take on a leadership position or are planning to do so in the future.

 

Professor Mark Ebers

Academic Director

Prof. Dr Mark Ebers

Professor for general business administration, corporate development and organisation, University of Cologne

Since 2004 Prof Ebers has been the chair for general business administration, corporate development and organisation at the University of Cologne. 1993 he qualified as a professor at the University Mannheim. From 1994 to 2004 Ebers was holding the chair for business administration with focus on management and organisation at the University Augsburg. During this period, he was appointed by several European institutions. Additionally, he functioned as visiting professor at several universities in Europe and North America, including the Harvard Business School (2002). 

 

 

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Jennifer Biesenthal

Jennifer Biesenthal

Marketing and Admissions Manager

+49 (0) 221 470 7942

jennifer.biesenthal@uni-koeln.de

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Juliana Milla

Marketing and Admissions Manager

+49 (0) 221 470 76337

juliana.milla@uni-koeln.de

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