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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.

Check out our latest class profile:

86
students

23
average age

41%
international students

36%
female students

21
nationalities

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
    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

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.

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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