General Management & Strategy


Thought-provoking insights from research, solutions from practice and takeaways from workshops on the topics most critical to your organization


Programme Description

In a climate of unprecedented change in both business and society, the role of leaders is evolving. Leaders must perceive emergent threats and opportunities, excel at adapting, and drive strategic change in their organisations consistently and iteratively. However, they also face the challenge of leading responsibly in the age of less.

Foresense is packed with insights from research, solutions from practice and takeaways from workshops on the topics most critical to your organization. It provides top international leaders with a powerful understanding of the changing world in which they act. The 3.5-day Programme offers the knowledge, tools and networks to purposefully create a future where people and technology must co-create long-term, sustainable value for business and society.

Target Audience

Foresense is designed for senior and top level managers in internationally active organizations who are drivers of the future.

  • Senior leaders of large, international organizations

  • Top leaders of medium-sized enterprises


Start Dates
3.5 days
Number of ECTS Credits
Level of Experience
Senior Manager
Programme Type
CHF 6’900
Special Discounts
CHF 5'500 Special price for members HSG Alumni members and alumni of our Executive Education Programmes. Please get in touch with us for team rates.
St. Gallen
Individual Modules Bookable
Flexible Entry
Programme Language


Foresense delivers:

  • An overview of the current business climate with attention to trends in geopolitics, technology, society and sustainability that impact your organization and present unique opportunities and challenges

  • A deep-dive into a selection of topics most relevant to you, delivering tools to take back to your organization and optional ongoing support for implementation.

  • The opportunity to experience innovative products and services emerging from industry, curated to add value to your business, shared in person by their creators.

  • A live and virtual space for exchange with other senior and top leaders at organizations across sectors and industries

Application Criteria

Participants are senior and top leaders who want to solidify a comprehensive understanding of the issues, challenges and opportunities that will shake their businesses.

We evaluate applicants individually as well as the group composition as a whole.

Content & Faculty

Speakers and Faculty confirmed (November 2019). We will continuously update the list.

Foresense speakers confirmed

Why HSG?

Executive education at the University of St.Gallen (HSG), one of Europe's leading business universities, provides you with an optimal preparation for the future. The University of St.Gallen is more than just an educational institution; it is a place of inspiration that stimulates you to think. You will acquire up-to-date knowledge that is of great practical relvance, and gain valuable insights. This will enable you to make an important contribution to social and economic progress and to your own personal development. "From insight to impact" is not just our message; it is a promise against which we can be measured. 

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