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As one of Germany’s best Business Schools with a worldwide reputation, WHU knows what matters for ambitious executives, because today’s professionals face new challenges every day – be that digitalization, corporate transformation, globalization, or a general intensification in competition on the market.

That is why we aim to enhance your capabilities as a successful leader in a complex, disruptive, and digitalized market environment. Read here what makes our programs unique:

State-of-the-art programs

Our portfolio of high-quality Executive Education Programs has been developed to fit your professional development needs. Our program portfolio covers essential management skills as well as omnipresent topics such as digitalization and corporate transformation. Be inspired by leading experts from academia and practice!

Best fit for your level of expertise

We offer programs that are suited to high-potentials and programs that have been specifically developed for senior executives. Choose a development program that precisely fits your career stage and level of experience!

Practice-oriented knowledge

In our experience, both exchanging best practice as well as taking away practical applicable knowledge are reasons for joining an Executive Education Program. Over the course of our programs, participants will gain new ideas and insights into a specific topic as well as practical knowledge that can be applied right on the next working day. Make use of the new insights that have a direct impact on your daily business!

State-of-the-art teaching methods:

Our programs are defined by a wide mixture of learning methods such as lectures, group works, and self- and group reflection. Many programs also include blended learning, role-plays and peer consulting. Embark on an interactive and insightful learning journey!

Individual and dedicated support

Our renowned faculty have many years of experience as well as close business links that will help you transfer your new knowledge and skills into daily business. Professors and faculty members are always happy to answer individual questions or deal with cases from your day-to-day business during the programs. Additionally, our Program Managers will provide you with all the information and materials you need for your program, freeing you up to focus on the essentials: enhancing your capabilities as an executive or high potential. Enjoy the collegiate atmosphere at WHU Executive Education before, during, and after your program!

State-of-the-art learning facilities

WHU Campus Düsseldorf was opened in 2012 in the center of Düsseldorf and is easy to reach via the airport and public transport. There are plenty of hotels and restaurants close by, as well as the old town with its various shops and cultural highlights. The campus has a unique industrial charm with a loft ambience and is equipped with the latest technological learning materials. Ease your mind in an inspiring environment!

Cooperation with renowned companies

Being North Rhine-Westphalia’s state capital, Düsseldorf has a prospering economy and attracts a wide range of companies from all over the world to set up their headquarters in the region. Benefit from the wide WHU network to gain exclusive insights into best practice, individual strategies, or production facilities during company visits or guest speakers from practice. In many of our Executive Education Programs, we include guest speakers from practice to further enhance your take-away messages.

Exceptional networking opportunities

Networking is an essential part of WHU Executive Education. That is why our Open Programs only consist of a small number of participants to enhance networking with faculty, practitioners, and peers and a close exchange of experience and knowledge through networking lunches, keynotes, fireside talks etc. Additionally, you will become part of the exceptional WHU network.

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Questions on Open Programs and Conferences?

Yvonne Krack
Marketing Manager Executive Education
E-mail: openprograms@whu.edu
Phone: +49 211 44709-178

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