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Open Programme
Designing New Work -Transforming HR and Organisations
Become an expert from current trends to new technologies in HR.

Learn how to benefit from current trends and new technologies in HR to enhance the competitiveness of your organisation and become an expert on the impact of current trends such as agility, big data and digitalisation on HRM.

This programme combines the expert knowledge of Sascha Wolff (Dark Horse Innovation) and Markus Albers (Rethink & Neuwork) with the highly recognized expertise of ESCP Europe and the Talent Management Institute.

Globalisation, digitalisation and demographic challenges not only change the way companies do business, but they also have an impact on the way we work. Today, more than ever, managing human resources and talent is crucial.

In this seminar, you will understand the impact, these challenges and trends can have on your organisation. You will learn about agile HR and TM best practices and ways how to implement and measure agility in your organisation. Based on people analytics, you will learn to increase the quality of decision-making. You will develop a strategic action plan for your company specific project and apply agile tools. You will get further support during the implementation phase via online sessions after the programme.

Benefits for


Get state-of-the-art academic knowledge and practical insights on current megatrends and their impact on HRM and new work.


Develop your individual action plan that helps your organisation to meet these challenges.


Learn what is crucial for agile organisations and how you can foster agility in your HR department and organisation.


Understand how you can use people analytics to make better decisions and to create added value for your organisation.


Work on a concrete idea or project and apply agile methods in a workshop with Sascha Wolff (co-founder of Dark Horse Innovation).


Enhance your network and benefit from advice from your peers, other experts and academics during and beyond the programme.


Become part of the exclusive ESCP Europe Network and the Talent Management Institute Community.


Get an international recognised certificate from a leading Business School.

Benefits for

  • Participants will acquire skills and familiarise themselves with strategies to attract, develop and retain experts, digital talents and the generation Z in the war for talents.
  • Leverage the positive effects of agility - an agile approach in HR can have a great impact on your whole organisation.
  • Become a more competitive organisation through better decisions, for example based on people analytics.
  • Participants work on company specific projects and can attend online sessions after the programme to maximise the learning impact.

Faculty & Partners

Prof. Dr. Marion Festing, Professor of Human Resource Management and Intercultural Leadership, Academic Director of the Talent Management Institute (TMI) and of the Excellence Centre of Intercultural Management (CIM), Chair in Intercultural Management, ESCP Europe

Marion Festing

Marion is professor of Human Resource Management and Intercultural Leadership. She  founded the ESCP Europe’s Talent Management Institute and the Excellence Centre for Intercultural Management, which both link academic and practitioner communities by creating new knowledge and building platforms for networking and exchange. She teaches courses on (international) human resource management, leadership and intercultural management, and has developed digital course elements such as a serious game for intercultural management.

Dr. Lynn Schäfer,Head of Talent Management Institute, Human Resource Management & Intercultural Leadership chair, Berlin Campus, ESCP Europe

Lynn Schäfer

Lynn holds a PhD and heads the Talent Management Institute at ESCP Europe, Berlin campus. Her research interests include human resource management and talent management; additionally she is working as consultant, trainer and coach at subject:RESOUL. Before her academic career, Lynn has worked as a Senior Recruiter for McKinsey & Company and in Management Development and Recruiting for Bertelsmann in Germany and China.

Markus Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Rethink and Co-Founder of Neuwork

Markus Albers

Markus is Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Rethink as well as Co-Founder of Neuwork. Markus was author at Brand Eins, Berlin-Correspondent for Monocle, Managing Editor at Vanity Fair, Editor at Welt am Sonntag and SZ-Magazin. His texts have also been published in Die Zeit, GQ, AD, Spiegel, and Stern. His books “Meconomy”, “Rethinking Luxury”, “Morgen komm ich später rein”, and “Digitale Erschöpfung” have been well-reviewed and translated into five languages.

Prof. Dr. Marion Festing, Professor of Human Resource Management and Intercultural Leadership, Academic Director of the Talent Management Institute (TMI) and of the Excellence Centre of Intercultural Management (CIM), Chair in Intercultural Management, ESCP Europe

Sascha Wolff

Sascha is a consultant, speaker and entrepreneur working with user-centred design to support private and public sector organisations worldwide. He has a background in philosophy, political sciences, environmental education and design thinking. Sascha is co-founder of the award-winning company Dark Horse Innovation and co-author of „Thank God Its Monday“, „Digital Innovation Playbook“ and "New Workspace Playbook".

Florian Fleischmann is a co-founder and member of the management board of HRForecast

Florian Fleischmann

Florian Fleischmann is a co-founder and member of the management board of HRForecast. As the leader of a research project to development an innovative workforce management approach he worked together with universities and major international corporations. Florian Fleischmann is specialised on strategic workforce planning and workforce analytics.



Heads of Human Resources departments, HR Business Partners, HR Managers and Talent Management Managers as well as other HR and organisational development professionals of medium sized and large companies.

Fees - €2,950


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