General Management Program

The General Management Program is split into three courses. It is for business unit heads and business segment managers with result responsibility, heads of staff functions and project managers, engineers, technicians, lawyers, business administrators and everyone designated for one of these positions.


Integrated management competence is mandatory for managers with responsibility for results, regardless of their place in the hierarchy: single organizational units, selfreporting teams, profit centers, cost centers, product and market segments, business units or business segments. All these managers have entrepreneurial responsibility of some kind and become “intrapreneurs,” entrepreneurs inside their organizations.

The integrated management approach provided by this General Management Program offers the methodical knowledge required to succeed as a leader of any area of responsibility. Consequently, this program also serves managers who wish to update and broaden their managerial knowledge and management competencies.

After graduating from the General Management Program, participants

  • know most recent business administration knowledge
  • have an in-depth understanding of the most important concepts of integrated management and
  • can apply methods and tools for implementation in their personal business environment.


Part 1

The Integrated Management Approach

Why is managing such a difficult task? Mainly because there are so many issues and unpredictable factors to consider. And because stakeholders have different, sometimes contradicting goals. However, there are certain meaningful criteria for high-quality management. These will be outlined methodically with the integrated management approach.

Strategy and Structures

  • The strategy concept
  • Business segments as planning units
  • The strategic “must-analyses”
  • Promising strategy options
  • Methodology of strategy formulation
  • Most recent structural approaches
  • Functional strategies
  • Digital strategy

Part 2

Financial Leadership and Controlling

  • Basics of financial leadership
  • Understand and utilize balance sheet, profit and loss accounts and financial reports
  • Leadership with key figures
  • Cash flow statement
  • Planning and budgeting
  • Investments and profitability accounting
  • Financing options
  • Cost and performance accounting
  • Controlling systems and methods
  • Performance improvement programs

Part 3

More Efficiency with Leadership

The way a manager leads coworkers and teams directly influences the effectiveness of an organization. Motivating people is important because encouraged workers achieve better results. How important are rules? And which rules lead to above-average results? What arsenal of leadership techniques does a great leader need to intuitively master every possible situation?

  • Basics of efficient leadership
  • Prerequisites for successful leadership
  • Developing leadership personality
  • Leadership behavior, social competence
  • Employee management tools
  • Leading teams to success

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  • Duration: 3 x 4 days
  • Program Fees: CHF 10'900 (plus 7.7% VAT for seminars in Switzerland)
    Invoicing in EUR possible (depending on current currency rate)

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No. E-88124 Starting at 19.02.24

Module Date Place
Part 1 19.02.2024 - 22.02.2024 Köln, DE
Part 2 18.03.2024 - 21.03.2024 Frankfurt, DE
Part 3 15.04.2024 - 18.04.2024 Frankfurt, DE


No. E-88224 Starting at 19.02.24

Module Date Place
Part 1 19.02.2024 - 22.02.2024 Köln, DE
Part 2 15.04.2024 - 18.04.2024 Frankfurt, DE
Part 3 24.06.2024 - 27.06.2024 Davos, CH


No. E-88324 Starting at 26.08.24

Module Date Place
Part 1 26.08.2024 - 29.08.2024 Davos, CH
Part 2 07.10.2024 - 10.10.2024 Luzern, CH
Part 3 21.10.2024 - 24.10.2024 Luzern, CH


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You can also book this seminar as a corporate program (german/english)

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SGMI Management Institut St. Gallen
Bogenstrasse 7
CH-9000 St. Gallen

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