General Management Programme (GMP)

the United Kingdom

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How long you will study
18 months

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part-time, distance

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About General Management Programme at ESCP Europe - London Campus

The primary objective of the General Management Programme (GMP) is to provide participants with the cross-functional knowledge and managerial skills required to become more effective managers.

Our GMP is an integral part of the Executive MBA, with the curriculum comprised of the Executive MBA's nine core courses. This allows participants to progress smoothly to the full MBA qualification in the future should they decide to continue their executive education journey at ESCP Europe.

The General Management Programme (GMP) is offered in 2 alternative formats: 

  • A part-time programme (5 tracks), fully compatible with an executive schedule, requiring a reasonable number of days away from the office, over 9 to 12 months
  • A blended format (1 track), combining distance learning (for 7 courses) and in-class sessions (for 2 courses), over 18 months

The General Management Programme allows participants to:

  • Learn about new business strategies and current management topics
  • Develop interpersonal and intercultural competences
  • Invest in their career by obtaining state-of-the-art-management know-how and skills
  • Work with a diverse network of executive peers and share best practices
  • Study with a very experienced faculty

It provides support for multinational enterprises in their talent management by:

  • Providing executives with the skills needed to succeed as a modern manager
  • Creating a learning environment that supports relationship building and the ability to manage networks and stakeholders
  • Motivating executives to increase efficiency, satisfaction and commitment

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Entry requirements

The ESCP Europe General Management Programme is aimed at high-potential, ambitious executives seeking to develop general management skills and move on to the next career level.

Project, Product and Senior Functional Managers (with a minimum of three years of relevant work experience) who are looking to move into a role with broader general management responsibilities will find this programme highly beneficial.

The GMP welcomes participants from diverse educational backgrounds and from all sectors of industry - from pharmaceutical and cosmetics to steel and automotive.

The selection process at ESCP Europe ensures that we maintain this diverse mix, as it helps contribute to an extensive exchange between participants throughout the programme. During the course we constantly build on this diversity to enrich its cultural dimensions as well as the participants' knowledge of international business  practices.

The GMP is an excellent qualification for professionals with decision-making responsibilities, whose next career step implies broader responsibilities within a managerial position.

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