Financial Services

Financial services (FIS) providers are confronting the challenges of digitalization, regulation, consolidation, vertical disintegration, and globalization in significant ways. To survive and thrive, they must successfully differentiate themselves through sustainable business models and shorter time to market for new products and services. ESMT CS delivers sophisticated executive education programs that help major international financial services firms to adapt to this radically changing environment and rise to their industry’s new challenges.

FIS Clients:

  • Allianz
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Deutsche Postbank
  • European Central Bank
  • Gothaer
  • HypoVereinsbank - UniCredit Bank
  • KPMG
  • Munich RE Group
  • Talanx



  • Large-scale industry consolidation
  • Change in competitive landscape     
  • Converging markets     
  • Diverging business models



  • Qualitative growth
  • Vertical disintegration
  • Internationalization of cost structure
  • Establishing common corporate and strategic collaboration