Intense and highly practical Programs for leaders and executives Intense and highly practical Programs for leaders and executives

Intense and highly practical Programs for leaders and executives

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Our Leadership & Advanced Management Programs

The Leadership & Advanced Management Programs at WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management are specifically designed for experienced leaders and senior executives who would like to enhance their skills set and drive strategic impact in their company. After successful completion of our programs, you will receive a WHU Executive Education Certificate.

CIO Leadership Excellence Program - Basis Module

CIO Leadership Excellence Program - Basis Module
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Location
  • Düsseldorf, Germany
Suitable for
Leadership Experience
1Years10+
Work Experience
1Years10+

Digital transformation is the key challenge for executives today. WHU, IDG Business Media GmbH, and DXC Technology offer an advanced program for senior executives in IT and digitalization that enhances your capabilities to lead and transform your organization into a digital, disruptive, and globalized economy.

The five-day module hosted in Düsseldorf challenges your entrepreneurial mindset and inspirational leadership capabilities. Join an active network of more than 150 program alumni! You will receive a WHU Executive Education Certificate after successfully completing the program.

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High-Performance Board Member Program (by IESE & WHU)

High-Performance Board Member Program (by IESE & WHU)
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Location
  • Düsseldorf
  • Munich
  • Barcelona
Suitable for
Leadership Experience
1Years10+
Work Experience
1Years10+

Corporate boards play an increasingly vital role in today’s disruptive business landscape. As a board member, you can shape the entire future of your organization by providing guidance and oversight on crucial issues facing organizations today, ranging from risk management, business strategy, sustainability, and compliance.

Are you a senior-level executive currently serving on a corporate board, or aspiring to transition into this role? Or maybe you are a senior manager wanting to engage more effectively now with your board: This unique program was designed to give you pragmatic new insights and valuable tools to amplify your impact and secure your organization’s future

In a dynamic learning forum, industry and academic experts from WHU and IESE Business School will accompany you to ensure you magnify your contribution in your particular role, create strategic value and ensure a sustainable competitive advantage for your organization.

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Leadership Essentials Program

Leadership Essentials Program
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Location
  • Online
Suitable for
Leadership Experience
1Years10+
Work Experience
1Years10+

WHU’s Leadership Essentials Program explores the foundations of leadership, asking how leadership is different from management and by comparing effective and ineffective leadership behaviors. During the 3-day interactive leadership seminar, you will develop the skills you need to motivate, and coach, and assess people to get them on-board with your goals and strategies.

We use exercises, group work, and case studies to practice the behaviors of highly effective leaders. The program concludes with reflections on what you have learned and a forward plan that will help you apply the insights you gained during the business leadership program. You will receive a WHU Executive Education Certificate after successfully completing the program.

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Leading beyond the crisis – an Online Advanced Management Program

Leading beyond the crisis – an Online Advanced Management Program
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Location
  • Online
Suitable for
Leadership Experience
1Years10+
Work Experience
1Years10+

Senior professionals have and will have to overcome unforeseen challenges during a time of global crisis. We have designed this fully online and highly interactive Advanced Management Program “Leading beyond the crisis” particularly for senior professionals aiming at reflecting upon their individual leadership challenges in an intimate environment of peers. In addition, we have invited an exciting line-up of expert speakers who will shed light upon the crisis from their personal experience. As we will only accept a limited and yet exclusive selection of participants, you can expect to extend your network with like-minded professionals.

After successful completion of the program, you will receive a WHU Executive Education Digital Certificate.

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Management Programm für Non-Profit-Führungskräfte

Management Programm für Non-Profit-Führungskräfte
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Location
  • Düsseldorf, Germany
Suitable for
Leadership Experience
1Years10+
Work Experience
1Years10+

The non-profit sector finds itself in a state of flux, not only as a consequence of processes of digitalization and internationalization, but also as a result of innovation and increasing entrepreneurial attitudes. The Management Program for Executives in the Non-profit Sector (Management Programm für Non-Profit-Führungskräfte) by WHU and DSA helps you expand your strategic toolkit and establish additional networks. During the program week, you will engage in discussions with our lecturers in interactive learning sessions, consider practical cases in small groups, and put agile methods into practice. After successfully participating in the Management Program for Non-profit Executives, you will be awarded a joint certificate by DSA and WHU.

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The Essence of Coaching for Senior Leaders

The Essence of Coaching for Senior Leaders
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Location
  • Online
  • Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Düsseldorf
Suitable for
Leadership Experience
1Years10+
Work Experience
1Years10+

This program is offered by Leadership Choices and WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management. You will learn how to authentically add coaching to your leadership signature.

We will primarily learn how coaching works from a practical perspective. Using the Leadership Choices coaching model, you will be given insights into powerful questions and levels of listening. Moreover, you will learn to apply coaching interventions that have proven successful in a leadership context. Plenty of practical coaching work will take place in the classroom. You will also be asked to work with three real coachees, i.e. coaching clients, during the program. After successful completion of the program, you will receive a WHU Executive Education Certificate.

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Yvonne Krack

Marketing & Admissions Manager Executive Education

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