Executive MBA HSG Open Evening

Get to know us and the study environment by experiencing a sample lecture, receiving more information about our programmes and listen to a panel discussion with alumni.

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Executive MBA HSG
Holzstrasse 15b
9010 St.Gallen


PD Dr. Christian Erk

As the Head of Programmes Christian Erk is responsible for the strategic and conceptual planning, as well as the operative implementation of the Executive MBA programmes in General Management offered at the University of St.Gallen. He is an assistant professor for management and ethics at the University of St.Gallen.

Dr. Thorsten Truijens

Dr. Truijens (D, 1962) teaches at the University of St. Gallen since 1995. Additionally, he has been teaching at several international graduate and executive education programmes, among them Harvard Business School, Rotman School of Management, Canada, as well as Melbourne Business School, Australia. His interests include Value Based Management, Accounting and Finance.

He holds an MBA degree of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a doctoral degree from the University of St. Gallen. Currently, he is managing partner of a consulting company specializing in financial management. His previous work experience includes management positions in the automotive industry and extensive consulting work in the pharmaceutical and logistics industry.


until 6:00 pm
Arrival and registration

6:00 pm
Welcome and introduction to the
Open Evening @ Executive MBA HSG

PD Dr. Christian Erk

6:10 pm
Sample lecture
"The Creative Side of Accounting"

Dr. Thorsten Truijens

7:00 pm
Presentation of the Executive MBA HSG Programme
Prof. Dr. Christian Erk
including Alumni Testimonials

7:30 pm
Executive Campus Tour

7:45 pm
Networking and Apéro Riche


The talks will be held in English.
Nevertheless we will also answer questions regarding the German speaking programme.