Explore and learn the appropriate theories, concepts and tools to take your company’s strategy into a new direction. In RSM’s strategy and innovation programmes, you will come to grips with strategy and innovation elements, tackle contemporary business challenges, and learn to recognise competitive advantage. You will also develop relevant, valuable, and integral input to your own organisation’s strategy.

High-level education

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

Renowned faculty

Learn new knowledge and specialist insights from our world-class academics and experts.

No-nonsense approach

Explore new tools, skills and knowledge that you can use immediately, for real impact in your work.

This is about you

Discuss and explore your particular business challenges with your teachers, and get personal coaching from our experts.

Choose one of our programmes

3 days

Foundations of Strategy

Rotterdam

Take your leadership capabilities to the next level, sharpen your critical thinking skills, and enhance your impact as a leader in this intensive modular programme for seasoned professionals.

Foundations of Strategy
6 modules

Design Thinking

Rotterdam

Find the skills and the confidence needed to develop your own style of negotiating, and learn how to apply the fundamental concepts to achieve success.

Design Thinking
11 days

Advanced Management and Leadership Programme

Rotterdam

Develop your career by finding new insights, perspectives and ways of working. Take your leadership abilities to the next level.

Advanced Management and Leadership
13 days

RSM Diploma Programme in General Management

Rotterdam

Are you moving into the role of a manager or supervisor for the first time? You will need techniques and competences for running your team smoothly and effectively.

General Management
12 days

Leading Innovation Excellence Programme

Rotterdam

Develop the capability to drive for excellence in sustainable innovation within your organisation.

Leading Innovation Excellence Programme
3 days

Make Strategy Work

Rotterdam

Learn how to help lead your organisations with renewed strategic leadership skills, insights and tools for strategic decision-making in the high-impact, three-day Make Strategy Work programme at RSM.

Make Strategy Work
8 evenings

Innovation Management

Rotterdam

Your business needs to keep developing to retain or extend competitive advantage. The Innovation Management programme offers you an understanding of today’s marketplace in which customers are more aware, active, and value-driven.

Innovation Management
5 days

Urban Innovation Executive Leadership Programme

Rotterdam

This programme introduces ways to create successful strategies for digitalisation and innovation for communities, cities and regions. It frames the future of cities in the context of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Urban Innovation Executive Leadership
3 days

The Essentials of Innovation Leadership

Rotterdam

Develop the capability to assess and build effective entrepreneurial teams, set innovation goals and fitting processes, and get the most out of techniques such as lean start-up and design thinking in corporate settings.

Essentials of Innovation Leadership
3 days

The Essentials of Innovation for Governments

Rotterdam

Develop the capability to assess and build effective entrepreneurial teams, set innovation goals and fitting processes, and get the most out of techniques such as lean start-up and design thinking in government settings.

Innovation for Governments
7 weeks

Driving business towards the SDGs

Online MOOC

Explore the role of business in contributing to a better future for people AND the planet without giving up profits, by using the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Driving business towards the SDGs

RSM’s true global knowledge and academic excellence helped me see things from different points of view. Make Strategy Work was rewarding and exceeded my high expectations through its thorough coursework, discussions with professors, and by exploring various cases.

Stela Koleva, director of global services and support at Concur. Completed RSM's Make Strategy Work programme.

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RSM - a force for positive change

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) is one of Europe’s top-ranked business schools. RSM’s primary focus is on developing business leaders with international careers who can become a force for positive change by carrying their innovative mindset into a sustainable future. Our first-class range of bachelor, master, MBA, PhD and executive programmes encourage them to become critical, creative, caring and collaborative thinkers and doers.