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One third of your life is spent at work. Are you using your time valuably? 

Make the time to develop yourself with a short course at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. Explore our complete course catalogue with our new and most popular programmes starting in 2023 and 2024. All our specialised short courses are based upon groundbreaking research and will give you new perspectives and knowledge that you can immediately put to practice. 

Don't let your learning budget go to waste. Take control of your own learning with our short courses.

#1 in Executive Education

RSM is the number one school in Executive Education in the Netherlands according to the Financial Times Ranking 2023.

Innovative education

All programmes are research-based and at university-level, suitable for middle and upper management unless specified otherwise.

Renowned expert faculty

You will gain new knowledge and specialist insights from our world-class academics and experts.

Wide range of topics

Choose from courses in areas such as leadership, strategy, innovation, digital and data, finance, marketing and sales.

Explore our short courses

Rohini Persad-Bhaggoe
Marketing manager at REISinformatiegroep|9292

RSM really exceeded my expectations. The professors did a really good job balancing theory with practice, and I learned a lot from the other participants’ diverse experiences and backgrounds. 

Young, female alumni of RSM Executive Education at Rotterdam School of Management.

Ivin Mauricio

Head of Customer Care at CWS

To be a force for positive change in an ever-changing world is what drives me to become a better leader so I was really inspired by the mission of RSM. I now have a deeper understanding of why I want to be a leader and how I can bring groups along a path of positive change.

Past student at RSM Executive Education.
Dr Adrian Cohen
Senior scientific policy advisor at Erasmus MC

I chose RSM because of its international status as a top business and management school. The programme was a compact, logical and balanced mix of theory, interactive group exercises and time for reflection. The course pushes you out of your comfort zone. 

Male alumni of RSM Executive Education at Rotterdam School of Management.
Elizbeth Pixopoulou
Asset portfolio lead at Deloitte Nederland

As an RSM alumna, I know that the quality of the programme and interaction with international professionals were a given. The programme offered a curriculum balanced between theory and practical exercises.

Female alumni of RSM Executive Education at Rotterdam School of Management.

Discover our most popular short courses

Leading with Presence

Boost your non-verbal communication skills and presenting with self-confidence.

Team Leadership

Develop your own practical leadership strategies and solutions to realise your team’s potential.

Women in Leadership

Learn how to manage yourself, manage relationships, and manage networks.

Sustainable Finance

Gain practical tools for implementing sustainable investing and lending. 

Design Thinking

Learn the methodology and tools to develop new ideas using your insights into your customers.

Digital Leadership and Change

Adapt your team to effectively integrate digital transformations in your organisation. 

Project Management in Practice

Explore the tools and people skills to become an effective project manager. 

Beyond HR: People, Culture and Transformation

Re-think where value comes from. Elevate your role as an HR leader.

A participant of an in-company programme at RSM Executive Education.

Become a force for positive change at RSM

Management education can be an instrument of positive change. RSM’s solid academic roots enable us to provide people and their teams and organisations with new skills and perspectives for professional development.

RSM is consistently ranked among Europe’s top business schools, with a world-leading research faculty that’s backed by more than 50 years of experience in business and management education. We have a track record of delivering real impact when helping people and organisations to perform at their best and become a force for positive change in the world.