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Master in Management Program:

Prepare for a wide range of career options with a #1 ranked program.

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.

The Master in Management is a full-time, English-taught degree program, targeting business bachelor graduates. The 21-month 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.

Student statistics:

Key information:

114
students

23
average age

24%
female students

27%
international students

45
nationalities*

101,100
Average salary
of our graduates**

31,600
120 credit track
includes tuition for semester abroad
Application deadlines
  • April 30, 2020 (for candidates requiring a study visa)
  • May 31, 2020 (for candidates from EU/EEA countries, Australia, Canada, Israel, Japan, New Zealand and the USA)

*among all enrolled MSc students 
**measured three years after graduation

MiM curriculum

Our curriculum –
Learn more about our program structure.

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.

The elements of the program include:

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
    Advanced Corporate Finance
    Advanced Management Accounting and Control
    Current Topics in Accounting
    Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation
    Financial Reporting and Capital Markets: Current Challenges
    International Financial Reporting
    International Tax Strategy

  2. Data Analytics

    Actionable Customer Analytics
    Advanced Econometrics
    Advanced Methods of Market and Management Research
    Blockchain Programming
    Field Experiments in Organizations
    Managing Data Science
    Operations Analysis and Control
    The Analytics' Edge
    Visual Data Analysis
    Web Mining

  3. Economics

    Economics of Financial Markets
    Exchange Rates and International Finance
    Health Economics, Policy and Management
    Industrial Organization
    Monetary Economics and Central Banking  

  4. Marketing & Sales 

    Actionable Customer Analytics
    B2C Price Management
    B2B Pricing: Negotiation, Calculation, Strategy
    Leading the High-Performance Sales Force
    Luxury Brand Management
    Product and Shopper Marketing

  5. Strategy & Leadership

    Advanced Organizational Behavior & Leadership
    Corporate Governance
    Game Theory
    International Strategy
    Strategy Execution

  6. Supply Chain Management

    Advanced Supply Management
    Designing and managing the global supply chain
    Industrial Excellence
    Service Excellence
    Sustainable Operations Management
    Transportation Management

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.

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 available concentrations:

  1. Financial Accounting

    Accounting for Financial Analysis
    Financial Reporting and Capital Markets: Current Challenges
    Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation
    International Tax Strategy

  2. Business Analytics

    Actionable Customer Analytics
    Advanced Methods of Market and Management Research
    The Analytics' Edge
    Visual Data Analysis

  3. Data Analytics

    Advanced Econometrics
    Managing Data Science
    Operations Analysis and Control
    Web Mining

  4. Economics

    Economics of Financial Markets
    Exchange Rates and International Finance
    Health Economics, Policy and Management
    Monetary Economics and Central Banking

  5. Innovation

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

  6. Marketing & Sales

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

  7. Strategy & Leadership

    Advanced Management Accounting and Control
    Advanced Organizational Behavior & Leadership
    International Strategy
    Strategy Execution

  8. Supply Chain Management

    Industrial Excellence
    Service Excellence
    Sustainable Operations Management
    Transportation Management

  9. Additional courses

    Strategy Making in Professional Football
    Ethics & Leadership
    Mergers & Acquisitions

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

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Master in Management

Double Degree Program

Students in the Master in Management Program have the opportunity to apply for the Double Degree Program - a unique study abroad option. Gain a full degree from a partner university abroad as well as the WHU Master degree, plus ample international experience and valuable insights.

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Master in Management

Double Degree Program

Students in the Master in Management Program have the opportunity to apply for the Double Degree Program - a unique study abroad option. Gain a full degree from a partner university abroad as well as the WHU Master degree, plus ample international experience and valuable insights.

LEARN MORE

Career statistics

Ready for a successful career –
Job entry following graduation.

Master in Management

As a Master student, you will gain access to the wider WHU network offering unparalleled professional opportunities and a dedicated Career Center to assist in your career goals. While a majority of Master in Management graduates follow a career path into advanced management roles within consulting or industry and services, a growing number either enter the start-up ecosystem with an existing company or found their own, often assisted by the excellent network found at WHU.

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The Master team is happy to answer any questions you may have about our curriculum, admission requirements, or financing options. We are also happy to connect you with current students and alumni who would be happy to share their experience. Simply drop us a line and we will get back to you! For quick queries and questions, you are of course also welcome to pick up the phone and call directly at one of the contact numbers below. 

Team MSc

Julia Teuber   
+49 (0)261 6509 520

Hannah Page 
 +49 (0)261 6509 521

master(at)whu.edu

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