Blogs

Prof Stefan
It’s about bridging theory to application in the real world
So, what can students expect from the Invest course in the new MBA Programme? “We shan’t be teaching our MBA students to be future CFOs,” Stefan explained. “They will, however, learn how to have an eye-level discussion with finance professionals.”
Dr. Stefan Legge
In my new course, we’ll go beyond the buzzwords.
The smart manager of tomorrow must have the right tools and the ability to think to find suitable solutions,
Evelina Kramer, Senior Community Engagement Manager
Alumni will be involved in this new programme from day one.
“Alumni must be seen as part of a larger community that also involves students, faculty, corporate partners, and the MBA team. Without this holistic view, the community cannot thrive".
Sander Markiet Senior Career Development Manager
The new full-time MBA is about everyone becoming the best version of themselves
Sander intends to move students from being specialists to becoming managers; from looking solely at their own performance to considering that as part of an entire team. He’ll take a “strengths-based” approach, opting to sharpen existing skills over attempting to mitigate deficiencies. Under Sander’s watch, everyone gets to flourish by becoming the best version of themselves.
Prof. Amanda Shantz, MBA Director
So, you’re launching a new MBA curriculum?
Amanda is very driven to create something extraordinary at the St. Gallen MBA. Traditional exams will be out of the window, learning will be more experiential and active, and every assessment will be “CV-able”. Hold on, what?  
Jakob Pedersen, Full-time Class of 2021
Learn how Jakob Pedersen from the United States and Norway discovered an unexpected job opportunity by being open to new ideas, and how this exploratory mindset also enabled him to sharpen key skills during the MBA
Christopher Craig, Full-time Class of 2021
Chris Craig from the United States found value in unanticipated ways through the social competencies that are developed in the programme, plus he shares his perception of the University of St.Gallen brand strength in the Swiss market
Georg Singer, Full-time Class of 2021
Hear how Georg Singer from Austria secured a corporate project that fully aligned with his interests at Swiss mountaineering and trekking company Mammut, and what skills he continued to refine in the role
Zilla Roose, Full-time Class of 2021
We sat down with Zilla Roose from Switzerland to learn more about her experience and favourite memories, plus why she was motivated to pursue our Full-time MBA in the first place
Confetti
Do you have what it takes to be a perfect MBA candidate?
As we select our 'perfect candidates' for the MBA programme, people often reach out to us and ask: What do we look for in our MBA candidates? Here are a few questions that we ask ourselves about everyone who applies to our programme.