Total flexibility during your learning journey –

Complete the WHU Global Online MBA in five years.

Our flexible Certificate option allows you to stretch the Global Online MBA over five years. Our Admissions Team will discuss with you the options to pursue the Global Online MBA and create your individual learning plan adjusted to the needs of your current personal and job situation.

Advantages of the 5-year study option:

  • Study at your pace  

  • After completing one Online Certified in Program, you can decide to pursue the entire Global MBA Program 

How does it work? 

Phase 1 – Finish three Online Certified in courses:

Online Certified in Finance & Economics
  • Choose four out of five courses
  • Courses:
    Managerial Finance,
    Financial & Management Accounting,
    The World Economy,
    Corporate Finance,
    Economics of Corporate & Competitive Strategy.
  • Gain 10 ECTS credits

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Online Certified in Strategy & Digitalization
  • Choose four out of six courses
  • Courses:
    Strategic Management,
    Transformation & Innovation in the Digital Age,
    Organizational Behavior,
    Strategy Execution,
    Omnichannel Business,
    Entrepreneurial Tools.
  • Gain 10 ECTS credits

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Online Certified in Value Chain Management
  • Complete all four courses
  • Courses:
    Strategic Sourcing,
    Marketing in a Digital World,
    Logistics & Supply Chain,
    Operations Management.
  • Gain 10 ECTS credits

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Phase 2 - Remaining courses & final MBA project

  • One course in the area of Finance & Economics (four weeks long),
  • Two courses in the area of Strategy & Digitalization (each course four weeks long),
  • The General Manager & Managerial Economics (12 hours),
  • Midterm challenge & Executive Leadership (Live-in week Campus Düsseldorf, five days),
  • Personal development & Career Coaching (multiple online workshops),
  • Final MBA Project