General Management



Whether you are a senior or first-time manager, it’s time to give your career a boost. RSM’s general management programmes will sharpen your critical thinking skills. Your leadership impact will improve with training by world-class academics and business leaders. Develop your strategic, financial and leadership skills and put your new knowledge into practice immediately.

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

Explore RSM's various general management programmes

Advanced Management and Leadership Programme

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.

RSM Diploma Programme in General Management

The fast track if you’re a professional or expert moving into the role of a manager or supervisor for the first time. Acquire techniques and competences to run your team smoothly and effectively. 

Student in General Management Programme

Driving business towards the SDGs

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) as a framework for addressing these massive global problems.

Student in Driving business towards the SDGs

This was my first general management course - it was a fruitful one! RSM helped me to broaden my view on my company's business and decisions taken at board level.

Eva Ramos, Technical manager innovation at Lawter. Completed RSM's Diploma Programme in General Management

Eva Ramos

The programme was a great journey where I found new ways of working, working more efficiently, and got to know new people from all over the world. The programme is given by enthusiastic and driven professors and assistants who are very inspiring

Diederik van Lieshout, senior operations manager, Shurgard Self Storage Completed RSM's Advanced Management and Leadership Programme

Diederik van Lieshout
RSM Diploma Programme in General Management

RSM Diploma Programme in General Management


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.