In our courses, we cover the latest knowledge in the field of leadership and human resource management. In addition to lectures, we use case studies and group exercises to build the management and leadership skills of our students.


The courses that we currently offer are:

Course in the Bachelor Program

  • Organizational Behavior and Leadership

Courses in the full-time and part-time MBA Programs

  • Executive Leadership
  • Organizational Behavior

Course in the Kellogg-WHU EMBA Program

  • Leadership in Organizations >Video

Course in the Doctoral Program

  • Organizational Behavioral Research: Advanced Topics

More information regarding the courses currently offered or scheduled can be found in the WHU Intranet.

Future Leaders Fundraising Challenge

The “Future Leaders Fundraising Challenge” is a one-week leadership course at the outset of WHU’s MBA program that is designed to teach leadership through experience, to preview topics covered throughout the MBA program, and instill in students a lasting sense for leaders’ social responsibility beyond their organizations. 

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We welcome all students who intend to write their thesis on a topic within the scope of our teaching and research. This would cover, for instance, topics concerning leadership, emotions, and organizational behavior.

Theses at our chair usually require original empirical work and quantitative analyses.

If you are interested in writing a thesis at our chair, please contact Glenn Leihner-Guarin.


MBA Programme

Our Leadership Course