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Open Programs for Senior Leaders

Leading other people does not only mean to delegate, but to support and motivate others in fulfilling their individual job. A good and successful senior leader must know all parts of their business to make sustainable and relevant decisions. Join one of the best business schools worldwide: at WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, we offer various online or on-campus programs for professional development. Benefit from insights of different industries coming together, fruitful networking opportunities, and dedicated support for an exceptional (learning) experience that will enhance your business through digitalization and beyond. Because change is inevitable. Embrace innovation!

Digital Controlling Program

The Digital Controlling Program is designed for professionals in Controlling & Finance who aspire to drive digital transformation in their organizations. This intense and highly practical development program focuses on fostering an entrepreneurial, agile, and customer-centric mindset during periods of corporate transformation, and the ability to lead digitalization within organizations from the Finance function.

You will get an overview of digital transformation in Controlling and gain insights into analytics and data science & technology. Complementary e-learning sessions by our cooperation partner "The Association/CIMA" (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) will round up the program. You will receive a Certificate after completing the program.

Digitalizing the Finance Function: The CFO Perspective

This program is designed specifically for Finance executives who want to understand Finance Transformation, and how Finance functions can evolve into business navigators. Over the course of this four-day program, participants will experience a rich and varied program, including numerous practical use cases, and benefit from impulses from other CFOs and practitioners.

You will receive a WHU Executive Education Certificate after successfully completing the program.

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

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.

Online Negotiations Workshop

“You need it now more than ever”: Our two-day Online Negotiations Workshop will equip you with the necessary skill set to create outstanding negotiation results. You will learn how to use essential negotiation techniques and approaches to develop a winning strategy.

The program is highly practical and interactive: You will participate in numerous hands-on exercises and role-plays, conducted via video conference, email, and even chat – just as it has become the norm for your real-life negotiations! This will equip you with ready-to-use skills that maximize your effectiveness in negotiations, communication, and leadership. After successful completion of the program, you will receive a WHU Executive Education Digital Certificate.

The Essence of Coaching for Senior Leaders

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.

You 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.

More Questions? Contact usYvonne KrackSenior Marketing & Admissions Manager Executive Education

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