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ECTS-Granting-Programs

ECTS-Granting-Programs

Broaden your knowledge and business potential—plus earn ECTS credits.

In some of WHU´s Executive Education programs, you have the option to earn ECTS credits (between 6 and 15 ECTS). ECTS stands for European Credit Transfer System, which was developed to make studies and courses more transparent. ECTS allows credits taken at one higher education institution to be counted towards a qualification studied for at another. ECTS credits also display the workload for a course or study program: 1 ECTS credit converts into 25-30 hours of workload.

ECTS has been adopted by most of the countries in the European Higher Education Area as the national credit system and is increasingly used elsewhere.

Earning ECTS credits within our Executive Education programs will give you the following advantages:

  • Earned ECTS credits can be accredited to study programs at a later point in time, whether for WHU´s Part-Time, Full-Time, or Online MBA program or at another institution.
  • Earned ECTS credits will showcase the workload of the Executive Education program you participated in. This may help you when showing your (future) employer the time and effort you took to participate in our program. 1 ECTS credit converts into 25-30 hours of workload.
Certified in Finance & Accounting
Fall 2024
Düsseldorf
12 days; on weekends
For young managers

Certification | 12 days | MBA level | Practice-oriented methods | Personal interaction with peers & experts | Certificate incl. 8 ECTS credits | For young managers

Certified in Marketing & Sales
Fall 2024
Düsseldorf
12 days; on weekends
For young managers

Certification | 12 days | MBA level | Practice-oriented methods | Personal interaction with peers & experts | Certificate incl. 8 ECTS credits | For young managers

Certified in Strategy & Organization
Spring 2025
Düsseldorf
12 days; on weekends
For young managers

Certification | 12 days | MBA level | Practice-oriented methods | Personal interaction with peers & experts | Certificate incl. 8 ECTS credits | For young managers

Online Certified in Finance & Economics
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Online
4 x 5 weeks (14 hours/week)
For young managers

Online Certification | 4 x 5 weeks | Virtual learning | MBA level | Innovative teaching methods | High flexibility | Global networking | Certificate incl. 10 ECTS credits | For young & middle managers

Online Certified in Strategy & Digitalization
Summer 2025
Online
4 x 5 weeks (14 hours/week)
For young managers

Online Certification | 4 x 5 weeks | Virtual learning | MBA level | Innovative teaching methods | High flexibility | Global networking | Certificate incl. 10 ECTS credits | For young & middle managers

Online Certified in Value Chain Management
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Online
4 x 5 weeks (14 hours/week)
For young managers

Online Certification | 4 x 5 weeks | Virtual learning | MBA level | Innovative teaching methods | High flexibility | Global networking | Certificate incl. 10 ECTS credits | For young & middle managers

Management Essentials Program
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Düsseldorf
9 days

General Management | 9 days | Executive program | Flexible | ECTS credits for further studies | Exclusive networking | Leadership, Strategy, Finance, Innovation & Entrepreneurship

General Management Plus Program
to be announced
Germany | Switzerland | Columbia
25 days + virtual teamwork
Middle management

Part-time executive program | 7 modules | International social entrepreneurship project | WHU Mini MBA Certificate + 15 ECTS | Intercultural & leadership skills | In cooperation with BOOKBRIDGE

What you should know:

Take an exam

In our ECTS-granting programs, you need to take exams to earn the ECTS credits. Depending on the course structure and content, this may be an essay, a calculation, a multiple-choice test, or an oral exam.

Accreditation of ECTS credits for study programs

Please note, that the ECTS credits to be accredited may differ depending on the current course contents etc., which makes an individual consultation and accreditation process necessary.

Admissions requirements

If you want to earn ECTS credits, you need to meet the following admissions requirements:

  • Proof of a Bachelor’s or equivalent first degree is necessary.
  • At least 2 years of post-graduate work experience.
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