Exclusive Networking Oportunities. Best Practice Insights from Renowned Companies.


WHU Executive Education conferences offer a chance to develop new perspectives and competitive approaches. Participants benefit from thought-leadership on cutting-edge topics that can bring corporate transformation, innovation, and more agility and growth to their organizations. Whatever your business or industry, you will gain deep insights from first-class speakers and inspiring leaders that spark new ideas and give your firm a boost of new energy. With a lively mix of conference elements, including workshops with a practical focus, the WHU Executive Education conferences encourage a dynamic exchange of views and provide you with ample opportunity to expand your professional network.

What to expect:

  • C-suite reflections
  • Insights from renowned faculty and industry experts
  • Exceptional networking opportunities
  • Interactive sessions

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WHU Conferences

WHU offers different conference formats, both online and at the Düsseldorf or Vallendar campuses, in which participants are offered a balanced mix of networking as well as impulses and insights from various industries:

Upcoming Conferences

4th Virtual Conference Open University: The value of culture - between asset and liability

  • Date
    • -
  • Location
    • Online
  • LanguageEnglish
  • FeesFree of charge

Complex times in which solutions and strategies are not as evident, require experimentation. In complex and uncertain market environments, curiosity and connectivity are keys for long-term success. The joint virtual conference Open University powered by Leadership Choices and WHU Executive Education brings together thought leaders from different industries and from the academia, social entrepreneurs and professional coaches for a fruitful exchange of ideas and inspirations.

This highly interactive as well as interdisciplinary half-day conference is a complimentary event and by invitation only. It provides exclusive networking opportunities for WHU Executive Education alumni, WHU’s senior professionals network, and members of the Leadership Choices network alike. Participants with active roles (panelists or interview partner) may nominate up to two additional delegates and they will receive an immediate feedback and stimulus from the audience. Expect up to 120 participants from 40+ organizations who will interact in executive panel discussions. Take part in parallel interview sessions with leaders and professionals from renowned companies and in networking and reflection sessions in between the panel discussion and interview sessions.

Speakers & Panelists (extract):

  • Luise Bang, Vice President, IT Transformation - Vestas
  • Dr. Kerstin Fröhlich, Head of Innovation Management - Der Spiegel
  • Bjørn E. Jensen, General Manager Germany, Denmark and Finland - Coca-Cola
  • Stefanie Kemp, Country Leader - Oracle Germany
  • Niko Warbanoff, CEO DB Engineering, Consulting, Operations Group - Deutsche Bahn

The conference will be held in English.

Please contact us via or +49 211 44709 178 if you are interested in participating.

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