Executive Education

Strategy and Decision-making in Business, Politics and Society

This certificate includes three seminars, which need to be completed within two years. Most seminars take place on an annual basis.

Participants choose two out of the four courses offered by the Hertie School and participate in the Strategy seminar at ESCP Europe in Berlin and London.

Courses at the Hertie School (participants choose two courses):

Course at ESCP Europe:

  • Strategy (Executive Seminar, Berlin, 15-16 March 2018 and London, 15-16 June 2018)

Target group

Professionals from all sectors (public, private, and from NGOs)


  • Higher education degree
  • At least two years of relevant professional experience (average is ten years)
  • Good knowledge of English


  • 3 seminars (9-10 days in total) in Berlin and London
  • Additional time for the preparation of the seminars as well as for the follow-up assignments

Certificate fee

€ 6,380

Tuition fees for the seminars offered by the Hertie School are exempted from tax according to Value Added Tax Act (UStG) §4 Nr. 21a. The participation fee for the seminars offered by the ESCP Europe are exempted from tax according to Value Added Tax Act (UStG) §4 Nr. 22.
In Germany and many other countries, tuition fees for continuing education programmes are also fully tax-deductible as professional training expenses.

Certificate fee includes: attendance, online access to course documents, materials during the seminars, beverages, final certificate.

Terms and Conditions (only apply to courses at the Hertie School)


Registration for the seminars at the Hertie School is possible throughout the year, on a first-come, first-serve basis via our online application module. We kindly ask all applicants for the certificate series to upload a short CV (in English or German) and their higher education diploma to the online application module. Admission is subject to availability. Registration for ESCP Europe seminars is possible directly at ESCP Europe.