Programme overview

The main goal of the executive education programme REM-HSG is to help tomorrow’s leaders to turn the economic, environmental, and social challenges of today’s energy supply into new business opportunities. As a participant, you will build up expertise about the potential of one of the most attractive growth markets, and identify ways for you and your company to succeed in the new energy industry. A particular focus is on managing disruptive decentralization in the energy market, driven by the convergence of solar photovoltaics, battery storage, digitization, and electric mobility.

The REM-HSG programme draws on live case studies and on-site visits to derive insights and best practices from successful companies and projects in the field of renewable energies. You will be given intensive training and individual coaching that will enable you to identify and exploit the outstanding growth opportunities in the field of renewable energies. 

Consultation

Learn more about the programme in a personal conversation.

PROGRAMME MANAGER REM-HSG

Target Audience

  • Managers and entrepreneurs in the field of renewable energies
  • Energy portfolio managers in electric utilities, oil and gas companies
  • Investors in the renewable energy market
  • Business development managers in energy-related industries
  • Representatives of energy agencies, governmental or nongovernmental organizations

Application Criteria

In principle, a first academic university degree is required for admission to REM-HSG. Applicants should have at least three years of professional experience.

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Your Benefit

The main goal of the executive education programme REM-HSG is to help tomorrow’s leaders to turn the economic, environmental, and social challenges of today’s energy supply into new business opportunities. As a participant, you will build up expertise about the potential of one of the most attractive growth markets, and identify ways for you and your company to succeed in the new energy industry. A particular focus is on managing disruptive decentralization in the energy market, driven by the convergence of solar photovoltaics, battery storage, digitization, and electric mobility.

In cooperation with the Executive School of the University of St.Gallen, one of the leading business schools in Europe, REM-HSG offers you major benefits.

  1. The REM-HSG programme draws on live case studies and on-site visits to derive insights and best practices from successful companies and projects in the field of renewable energies. You will be given intensive training and individual coaching that will enable you to identify and exploit the outstanding growth opportunities in the field of renewable energies. 
  2. All participants will have access to the exclusive executive Alumni network. This Alumni group facilitates exchange among executives who are working on renewable energies from different perspectives. After graduating from the diploma programme, regular Alumni events and the St. Gallen Forum for Management of Renewable Energies enable further networking and education.
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Programme structure

REM-HSG provides much more than facts and knowledge; it involves real learning that is applicable in the real world to support the successful management of renewable energies.

The curriculum of REM-HSG is organised around three modules, each of which lasts for one week. Students complete one module every two months. This enables participants to attend the programme alongside doing their jobs.

Faculty

Faculty engaged in REM-HSG are thought leaders in their fields of expertise. Our academic faculty is selected from the University of St.Gallen and other leading universities. All professors have a strong track record in research as well as in executive education. High-level executives complement the faculty and provide rich insight into real life business. Prof. Dr. Rolf Wüstenhagen, Good Energies Chair for Management of Renewable Energies at the University of St.Gallen, is the academic director of REM-HSG.

Your Application

An application form can be downloaded on this website. In addition to supplying relevant data on educational and professional background, the sending of a motivation letter is crucial. Since class size is limited and diversity is an important admission criterion, early application is encouraged.

Why University of St.Gallen

The HSG – your partner for first-class executive education in Switzerland

At the University of St. Gallen (HSG), you can choose from one of the largest executive education portfolios in the German speaking region – the right programme for your needs and career objectives. The renowned quality and practical relevance of the learning experience convinces more than 6000 participants per year. Profit from an Executive Degree from St.Gallen – the best business school in the German-speaking world – and get ahead in your career!

  • For high-quality teaching and executive training by top researchers

  • For competent executives

  • For Lifelong Learning

  • For international collaborations

This is what distinguishes the HSG
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