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Advanced Leadership Seminar: reflect your leadership personality and broaden your network

Advanced Management for Senior Professionals Program

The WHU Advanced Management for Senior Professionals Program is designed for experienced professionals. Your focus will be on strategizing during periods of corporate transformation, inspirational leadership and boosting your impact in your organization and a globalized economy. Sessions in 2 modules with 2.5 in-class days each are designed to challenge your views on transformation and leadership through a dynamic mixture of methodological elements. The in-class experience is complemented by short Executive Insights sessions taking place online.

You will be awarded with a WHU Executive Education Certificate after successfully completing the program.

Advanced ManagementLeadership
Suitable for executives with:
Leadership Experience
1Years10+
Work Experience
1Years10+

Program Faculty

Program Content

This empowering program consists of two in-class modules, comprised of 2.5 days each, and additional short online sessions in between modules.

Key topics of module 1 (Düsseldorf):

  • Strategic growth & Executive Decision-making
  • Pitfalls of steering an organization based on KPIs
  • Personal resilience

Key topics of module 2 (Düsseldorf):

  • Mastering strategic innovation
  • Inspirational leadership

Online sessions:

  • Peer consulting
  • Executive insights sessions

All sessions are designed to challenge your view on transformation and leadership using a mixture of different methodological elements:

  • interactive classroom sessions
  • peer-to-peer feedback
  • individual reflections
  • group reflections

Benefit from our renowned faculty

Be prepared to be challenged by our renowned program faculty! To ensure that you get the most out of this program, we have lined up top experts from academia and business practice to be your session facilitators.

To ensure that you maximize your networking opportunities, we have integrated a welcome reception and closing dinner into the curriculum.

Program Benefits
  • Enhance your strategic impact and drive corporate transformation
  • Reflect on inspirational leadership and the power of emotions
  • Prepare to compete in market environments with disruptive innovators
  • Excel in the execution of strategic or change initiatives
  • Become part of an active network of peers and program alumni

Certificate

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

Participant Profile

The Advanced Management for Senior Professionals Program is specifically designed for experienced leaders who have recently made a transition to a senior management position or board-level position, or who are preparing to do so in the near future. Participants will have more than ten years of leadership experience.

Ideal candidate profiles include:

  • Senior professionals who have recently made a transition to an executive management position or board-level position, or who are preparing to do so in the near future
  • Experienced professionals who are in transition between jobs.
  • Business owners aiming at sustaining a competitive advantage for their organizations
  • Senior HR development professionals who are driving the development agenda for senior-level positions within their organization

The minimum number of participants for this program is 12.

Program Format and Module Dates

This Program consists of two in-class modules, comprised of 2.5 days each, and additional short online sessions in between modules. Both in-class modules are held at the WHU Campus Düsseldorf, Germany.

In-class Module 1

- , Düsseldorf, Germany

Executive Insight Session 1 (1 hour)

- , Virtual

Peer Consulting 1 (1 hour)

- , Virtual

Executive Insight Session 2 (1 hour)

- , Virtual

Peer Consulting 2 (1 hour)

- , Virtual

Executive Insight Session 3 (1 hour)

- , Virtual

Peer Consulting 3 (1 hour)

- , Virtual

Executive Insight Session 4 (1 hour)

- , Virtual

Peer Consulting 4 (1 hour)

- , Virtual

In-class Module 2

- , Düsseldorf, Germany

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We offer each of our Open Programs also as a Customized Program for corporate clients.

The advantage for you is that program contents and methods can be adjusted to your company’s strategy and your employees’ skills and needs.

Please contact us via customprograms@whu.edu if you are interested in a Customized Program.

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Scholarships for ambitious women & emerging markets leaders

Are you looking for a new professional development opportunity? For most of our Open Programs*, we offer two scholarships (25% and 50% discount) for visionary women and emerging markets leaders who want to enhance their professional skills! Please send the completed application form and a letter of motivation to openprograms@whu.edu until 8 weeks before the program starts.

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

Excellence in Management Education

WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management

Erkrather Str. 224a
40233 Düsseldorf

execed@whu.edu

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