General Management

Why does strategy determine a company's position in the market and not its products? How do you use analytics successfully or is it better to let artificial intelligence take over? And: What makes a start-up fly or even become a Unicorn? The MGM is one of the most prestigious management master's degrees you can study worldwide.


You will learn the crucial management skills and develop your personal impact, to navigate
the economic and social challenges of our time:

  • Entrepreneurship: Create and Build Businesses
  • Strategy: Leading and Developing Companies Strategically
  • Financial Management: Analysing and Managing Companies based on Data

We place emphasis on your personal development and strengthen your leadership qualities in sustainable general management. With the support of the globally networked HSG community, you will discover your full potential in Managerial Impact Projects and the Grand Challenges of Business & Society.


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The top 5 reasons for the Master in General Management at the HSG

Our Partners

The MGM cooperates with small and medium-sized companies as well as industry giants all over the world. Whether CEO guest lectures in St.Gallen, company insights in Berlin and Singapore, independent Managerial Impact Projects on current challenges of our partner companies or exclusive recruiting events on campus - the MGM offers its students a first-class springboard for a top international career.


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Maximilian is currently studying the MGM at the University of St.Gallen - in the video he explains why.


Christoph Lechner

Prof. Dr.

Lehrstuhlinhaber, akademische Leitung MGM

Dora Maric

Doktorandin, wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin

Nadine Eve Rusch

Administrative Leitung MGM-HSG

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