Executive MBA newly designed How managers can act in an effective and sustainable way even in times of crisis is communicated by the newly designed Executive MBA program of the University of St.Gallen. 17 February 2009. This program can now also be completed in a flexible way, with participants being able to spread their work over a timeframe ranging from 18 to 48 months. Moreover, the EMBA HSG offers individual personality development, career advice, an exclusive alumni network, and grants for highly qualified participants. Executive education more important than ever“Today, executives need more than just sound management training,” says Prof. Dr. Jürg Manella, the Director of the new Executive MBA program. In times of recession, executive education is more important than at other times: “Knowledge makes you confident.” More leeway for an individual choiceIn view of the international financial and economic crisis, the Executive MBA HSG program has been subjected to radical reforms: the flexible course duration provides participants with more leeway for an individual choice of program elements and enables them to draw up their own schedules for the various course modules.