• Diversity & Collaboration

    Benefit from diversity across industries, cultures, educational backgrounds through peers and improve your collaborative management skills through teamwork.

  • Innovation

    Gain new perspectives and develop new ideas through renowned professors and world-class peers bringing their diverse experiences into the classroom.

  • Responsible Leadership

    Complete the Program as a responsible leader with the skills and attitude to make a difference within your team, at your workplace or in the world.

  • Global Reach

    Become part of the Kellogg Executive MBA Global Network and reach out to more than 60,000 students and alumni worldwide, including renowned business leaders.

  • Personal Development

    Delve into yourself with our integrated personal development program, and become deeply aware of your personal characteristics to be a better team leader.

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Monday, September 19, 2011

Welcome the Class of 2013 – 54 Members strong!

The Orientation Week, focusing on “The Role of the General Manager” started on schedule with 54 managers, continuing a successful trend of attracting an increasing number of qualified executives to the Program - despite the recent tendency of fewer MBA candidates enrolling in Programs worldwide.


Professor Michael Frenkel, Dean of WHU, greeted the new Program participants, emphasizing the importance of responsibility for leaders of today. “The challenge, as a manager, is to succeed in both business and in society. This can only be achieved when we lead with passion, innovative thinking and respect for others.” The Dean went on to say that the new participants can expect to obtain a solid know-how, a strong skill-set, deepened values, and a network of acquaintances and friends over the next two years during this rigorous, but rewarding, journey.


In his overview, Professor Jürgen Weigand, Academic Director of the MBA Programs, WHU, emphasized the importance to participants in engaging in dialogue with fellow Kellogg-WHU candidates and professors, as well as taking full advantage of coaching opportunities which accompanies all candidates through the two-year Program, and encourages one to reflect and develop personally. “Leadership doesn’t only mean to lead others well and responsibly, but also, to lead oneself and let oneself be led.”


"We are especially pleased that our international Program has gained tremendous recognition, and that we were able to greatly increase the number of participants,” says Hanne Forssbohm, Senior Program Manager. According to Forssbohm, the entering class once again exemplifies high diversity, originating from 19 countries, various industrial and academic backgrounds, and demonstrating different professional expertise. We heartily welcome the Kellogg-WHU EMBA Class of 2013! 

Kellogg-WHU Class of 2013

Professor Frenkel greets new Program participants

Day 1 in the Kellogg-WHU EMBA Program