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"The AMP has both inspired and challenged me - and therefore has made an impact on my personal growth."

Executive Education

Advanced Leadership Seminar–
Empowering change and success.

Designed for experienced executives, the WHU Advanced Management for Senior Professionals Program is a comprehensive yet intensive track to cutting-edge professional development. With two in-class modules over three days, the program focuses on strategy approaches during periods of corporate transformation, cultivating inspirational leadership, and the ability to make an impact within organizations in a globalized economy.

WHU Executive Education aims to offer high-quality programs whilst also encouraging diversity within the workplace worldwide, by supporting ambitious individuals to become the leaders of tomorrow through scholarships.

We currently offer two types of partial scholarships (50%): for female applicants and for those from emerging countries.

Short facts  
Next date Sep 16, 2019 - Oct 26, 2019
Location WHU Campus Düsseldorf
Language English
Fee 6,995.00 €
At a glance

This empowering six-day program consists of two modules with three in-class days each.

Key topics of module 1: 

  • Reflecting upon your leadership purpose and style
  • Leadership in times of uncertainty and transformation

Key topics of module 2:

  • Mastering disruptive threats and implementing strategy
  • Inspirational Leadership

All sessions are designed to challenge your view on transformation and leadership using a mixture of different methodological elements:

  • interactive classroom sessions
  • peer-to-peer feedback
  • individual reflections
  • group reflections

Be prepared to be challenged by our renowned program faculty! To ensure that you get the most out of this program, we have lined up top experts from academia and business practice to be your session facilitators.

To also maximize your networking opportunities, we have integrated a welcome reception and closing dinner into the curriculum.

  • Enhance your strategic impact and drive corporate transformation
  • Reflect on inspirational leadership and the power of emotions
  • Prepare to compete in market environments with disruptive innovators
  • Excel in the execution of strategic or change initiatives
  • Become part of an active network of peers and program alumni


You will receive a WHU Executive Education Certificate after successfully completing the program.

The Advanced Management for Senior Professionals Program is specifically designed for experienced leaders who have recently made a transition to a senior management position or board-level position, or who are preparing to do so in the near future. Participants usually have more than ten years of leadership experience.

Ideal candidate profiles include:

  • Senior professionals who have recently made a transition to an executive management position or board-level position, or who are preparing to do so in the near future
  • Experienced professionals who are in transition between jobs.
  • Business owners aiming at sustaining a competitive advantage for their organizations
  • Senior HR development professionals who are driving the development agenda for senior-level positions within their organization

This program consists of two in-class modules, each being three days long. In between the two modules, you will complete an assignment that will take an hour per week. Both in-class modules are held at the WHU Campus Düsseldorf, Germany.

Advanced Management for Senior Professionals Program: Sep 16, 2019 - Oct 26, 2019

Advanced Management for Senior Professionals Part 1

  • Sep 16, 2019 - Sep 18, 2019
  • Düsseldorf

Advanced Management for Senior Professionals Part 2

  • Oct 24, 2019 - Oct 26, 2019
  • Düsseldorf

Top faculty with practical insights –
Facilitating tools for professional impact.

Our expert faculty is actively engaged in research and publish in renowned journals, allowing us to incorporate the latest relevant findings and practice-oriented knowledge into the program. Our faculty and adjunct faculty members have many years of experience in Executive Education teaching with close links to business, and can provide insights into their processes, challenges, and strategies.

Take a look at our expert faculty:

WHU Martin Fassnacht Faculty Master

Professor Dr. Martin Fassnacht
Chair of Marketing & Commerce
Price Management
Retail Marketing
Brand Management

James Healy
Olivier Mythodrama

Professor Dr. Martin Högl
Chair of Leadership and Organization
Organizational transformation
Innovation in teams
Authentic leaders

Professor Dr. Ayse Karaevli
Chair of Corporate Management and Change
Strategic change
Succession planning and executive careers

Professor Dr. Karl-Ludwig Kley
Honorary Professor

Professor Dr. Miriam Müthel
Chair for Organizational Behavior
Business ethics
Organizational behavior
Crisis management

Professor Dr. Serden Ozcan
Chair of Innovation and Corporate Transformation
Corporate transformation
Entrepreneurship and innovation
Private equity

Professor Dr. Bolko von Oetinger
Honorary Professor
Organizational development
Innovation processes

Get in touch

Take the next step -
Schedule a 1:1 consultation with us today.

To find out more about the program or to apply for a scholarship, please complete the form and we will be in touch shortly. The WHU Executive Education team will be happy to discuss how the Advanced Management Program can help you achieve your professional goals.

Marketing Manager
Executive Education

Yvonne Krack

Tel.: +49 211 4470 9178



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