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CIO Leadership Excellence Program

CIO Leadership Excellence Program

Refine Your Digital and Leadership Capabilities
  • Date
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  • Duration5 days
  • LocationDüsseldorf
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Fees€5,295.00
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Refine Your Digital and Leadership Capabilities

Digital transformation is the key challenge for executives today. WHU, Foundry (formerly IDG Communications), and Software AG 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.

Advanced ManagementDigital TransformationLeadership
Suitable for participants with at least:
10 YearLeadershipexperience
10 YearWorkexperience
Program Faculty

Program Content

The CIO Leadership Excellence Program provides a platform for senior professionals to enhance their capabilities to lead transformation in a digital and global business environment. You will boost your leadership capabilities and enhance your entrepreneurial mindset. Moreover, you will broaden your professional network. Enjoy being inspired by renowned faculty and experts from practice. This program is highly interactive and emphasizes peer coaching formats. Launched in 2012, the CIO Leadership Excellence Program has a tight and active network of program alumni who benefit from additional touchpoints provided by our collaboration partner Foundry and Software AG.

Program Benefits

  • Connect to peers and expand your professional network
  • Enhance your capabilities to lead your organization into a digital business environment
  • Boost your ability to inspire your team(s) and lead transformational change
  • Enrich your toolbox in agile management practices
  • Deepen your entrepreneurial mindset
  • Broaden your scope on the global level of digital transformation
  • Become a member of more than 150 program alumni who actively connect


Upon completion, you will get a Certificate of Participation.

Participant Profile

This program is suitable for senior executives with at least ten years of leadership experience.

Participant job positions include:

  • Chief Information Officer (CIO)
  • Chief Digitalization Officer (CDO)
  • Head of IT Strategy
  • Vice President IT
  • Vice President Digital
  • Director of Strategy
  • Digitalization executive in marketing, HR, etc.

The program is targeted at CIOs and IT managers from user companies. Employees from software providers or consultants will not be admitted to the program.

Program Format and Module Dates

The CIO Leadership Excellence Program takes place at WHU Campus Düsseldorf. The program fee is 5,295€ (incl. VAT).

For more information and registration please visit the CIO LEP website.

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