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Master in Management

Master in Management Program:

Flexible curriculum for a wide range of career options.

Our Master in Management (MiM) Program is designed to prepare you for a wide range of career options across multiple industries, by allowing you to tailor your curriculum to your interests and career goals.

MiM structure

MiM at a glance –
A quick overview of our program.

The Master in Management is a full-time, English-taught degree program, targeting business bachelor graduates. The 21-months program is awarded with 120 credits and includes an internship as well as a semester abroad at one of our partner universities. For this program we seek candidates with a maximum of about 2 years of post-graduate working experience.

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MiM curriculum

Our curriculum –
Learn more about our program structure.

The elements of the program includes:

The core electives provide you with the essential general management tools and knowledge by allowing you to choose one course from the below available areas:

  1. Accounting & Finance

    Accounting and Financial Analysis
    International Financial Reporting
    Advanced Corporate Finance

  2. Data Analytics

    Advanced Methods of Market and Management Research
    Advanced Econometrics
    Operations Analysis and Control
    Marketing Engineering
    The Analytics' Edge
    Game Theory
    Field Experiments in Organizations

  3. Economics

    Industrial Organization
    Exchange Rates and International Finance
    Public Economics

  4. Marketing & Sales 

    B2B Pricing: Negotiation, Calculation, Strategy
    B2C Price Management
    Marketing Engineering
    Leading the High-Performance Sales Force

  5. Strategy & Leadership

    Game Theory
    Family Business Management
    Strategy Execution
    Strategy Making in Professional Football
    International Strategy

  6. Supply Chain Management

    Sustainable Operations Management
    Industrial Excellence
    Service Excellence
    Advanced Supply Management

While the core electives provide the essential general management tools and knowledge, you may choose from an exceptionally broad range of electives to tailor your studies to your interests and goals. You also have the opportunity to specialize in one of the six available concentrations:

  1. Accounting

    Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation
    International Tax Strategy
    Financial Reporting and Capital Markets: Current Challenges
    Current Topics in Accounting
    Accounting for Financial Instruments
    Accounting for M&A Transactions
    Advanced Management Accounting and Control

  2. Economics

    Economics of Financial Markets
    Monetary Economics and Central Banking

  3. Innovation

    Heinz-Nixdorf-Lecture: Strategic Intellectual Property Management
    New Product Development
    Planning and Pitching Your Own Venture
    Strategic Technology and Innovation Management

  4. Marketing & Sales

    Product and Shopper Marketing
    Luxury Brand Management

  5. Strategy & Leadership

    Strategic Negotiations
    Corporate Governance
    Ethics & Leadership
    Advanced Organizational Behavior & Leadership

  6. Supply Chain Management

    Designing and Managing the Global Supply Chain
    Transportation Management

Some of the core electives may also be chosen as an elective.

The MiM Program also includes a semester abroad at one of WHU's 200 partner universities worldwide. During the semester abroad, you will gain a global perspective and immerse yourself in another culture.

Having completed your first two semesters at WHU, you will gain valuable work experience through an internship in Germany or abroad. The Career Center supports you in finding an internship position via a broad range of activities such as individual career counseling, workshops, and company presentations.

The master thesis concludes your studies, providing you the opportunity to apply the skills and knowledge you have gained throughout the course of the Master Program. While writing your thesis, you will be supervised by a WHU faculty member. You may also write your thesis in collaboration with a company.

In addition to participating in a rigorous academic curriculum, you will also have the opportunity to take part in various student-, program-, and career center-organized events, conferences and incubators, such as IdeaLab!, Career Day, Sensability, Euromasters, and many more.

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