Online Course Guide of WHU –
Find all modules and courses of our degree programs.
Please use the filters below to select the term (spring or fall) as well as the respective program (BSc, MSc, MBA, Exchange, Doctoral) of your choice for an overview of all modules offered at WHU. The courses are listed under the modules. Please click on a module to see which courses are part of it. If you would like to find out more about a certain course, click on the name of the course to see detail information. The location of the lecture will be revealed after your course registration on myWHUstudies.
Spring term counts from January - August, fall term counts from September - December.
Important for Exchange Students: As the Full-Time and Part-Time MBA Programs utilize a modular course structure, the dates on which students begin and end the exchange are flexible. Please find here a chronological overview of the preliminary course offering for Fall and Spring.
Leadership Development and Training
(Please note that exchange students obtain a higher number of credits in the BSc-program at WHU than listed here. For further information please contact directly the International Relations Office.)
Together we will explore different approaches to leadership development such as 360 degree feedback, coaching, mentoring, and learning from experience. The basis of the course will be an understanding of leadership development based in the scientific literature. You are expected to actively participate during the lectures both in discussions and through in-class exercises. In addition to active in-class participation, you are expected to complete a number of assignments outside of the classroom, both individually and in small groups.
- Understand the systematic function of training and development in organizations
- Determine and discuss the strengths and weaknesses of different developmental methods
- Gain better insight into one’s own leadership capacity and areas for personal growth and development, through a process of self and peer reflection and assessment
In addition to reading assignments, you will be asked to complete a number of individual and group assignments. The goal of these assignments is two-fold: 1) apply the principles derived from the readings, and 2) develop your own leadership capacities.
Form of examination
- Weekly memos (from readings and class discussion) - 25%
- Momentous event reflection - 25%
- Organizational Leadership Development Case - 50%