Executive Development Programs for Every Management Level –

Excellent programs at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management.

Since 1984, WHU has positioned itself as a provider of innovative management education in Germany, Europe, and worldwide. WHU’s executive development programs rank at the top in the annual Financial Times Rankings: The Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA has reached #1 in Germany and #15 worldwide in the 2020 ranking, and WHU’s Open Programs have been ranked #2 in Germany and #37 globally.

Through its excellent combination of research and practice, WHU succeeds in offering pioneering open programs for individuals and tailor-made programs for companies, both leading to unique and sustainable learning experiences for executives all over the globe. The high-class Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA offers students a once-in-a-lifetime experience and an opportunity to broaden their professional network on a global level.

Particularly against the background of the pandemic and its consequences in a rapidly changing business environment WHU offers sustainable support for effective performance, be it general management development or specific business topics such as digitalization or finance.

Learn more about our programs for executives:

Open Programs (Executive Education)

Programs for individuals on various management topics

Length: usually 3-9 days

Target group: High-potentials, managers in the middle and upper management levels

Location: Düsseldorf


Customized Programs (Executive Education)

Tailor-made programs for companies

Length: varying

Target group: High-potentials, managers in the middle and upper management levels

Location: varying


Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA Program

Joint global Executive MBA program with Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University (USA)

Length: 21 months + thesis

Target group: Managers with a minimum of 8 years postgraduate work experience and substantial management experience

Location: Vallendar, Düsseldorf (+modules abroad)