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WHU Executive Education in FT Ranking for the first time

The Executive Education program at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management has been listed in the “Financial Times Executive Education Open Programs” ranking for the first time. The program at WHU was ranked 29th in Europe and came in 1st place worldwide in terms of business growth.

“We are very pleased that the high quality of our executive education offer is reflected in the Financial Times ranking,” Professor Dr. Markus Rudolf, Dean of WHU, remarked. “This confirms our aspiration of offering outstanding further education and training for executives at an international level.”

WHU bundles its further training offerings in the field of Executive Education. The portfolio comprises customized programs for individual companies, open-enrollment programs for individual participants or small groups of companies, and the Certified-in programs, an MBA-level opportunity for further education and training. In its “Open Programs,” WHU’s current offerings include seminars on digitalization, entrepreneurship, finance, leadership and negotiation strategies.

The FT Executive Education Ranking lists the 80 best international programs for further education and training in its “Open Programs” category; the program at WHU ranked 60th. They are ranked, among other criteria, based on the quality of instruction, the organization of courses and the diversity of participants. The evaluation is based on disclosures by universities and on surveys of program graduates.