The joint program elevates experienced professionals and top-tier leaders like you to reach their peak potential. Engage in new perspectives; develop innovative ideas for tackling your toughest leadership challenges, and experience a transformational journey like no other. Be the change in your own professional story – make that change with the Kellogg-WHU Business Administration Program from WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management.
With seven campuses across the world, you will gain access to unparalleled study opportunities and a number of electives led by top experts in their field. Connect with international business leaders for in-depth local knowledge, experience cultural immersion in global markets, and benefit from a lifetime of relationships that will help you develop into a world-class leader.
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The Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA Program stretches over 21 months (+ 3 months of thesis writing). The program begins every year in September (year 1) and ends in August of the second year of enrollment (year 2). Graduation takes place in October of year 2.
WHU Campus in Vallendar, Germany Module 1 (CORE):
The Role of the General Manager
Strategic Innovation & Corporate Renewal
Leadership in Organizations
November 2 Weekends (back to back) WHU Campus in Vallendar, Germany Module 2 (CORE): Fundamental Tools for Business Analysis
International Financial Reporting & Analysis
Decision Making under Uncertainty
January 2 Weekends (back to back) WHU Campus in Vallendar & Düsseldorf, Germany Module 3 (CORE): Business Functions I
Managing People for Competitive Advantage
March 2 Weekends (back to back) WHU Campus in Düsseldorf, Germany Module 4 (CORE): Business Functions II
Apri or May 1 Week WHU Campus in Vallendar, Germany Module 5 (CORE): Business Functions III
August 2 Weeks (choose 2 consecutive weeks out of 4)Kellogg School of ManagementNorthwestern University Campus Evanston, IL, USA Module 6: Compulsory International Module (4 Courses):
Strategic Crisis Management
Strategic Decisions in Operations
Strategic Marketing Decisions
WHU Advanced Courses (Module 7 & 8) 6 courses are required in these modules Opted-out Advanced Courses can be replaced by additional Global Electives depending on seat availabilityOctober2 Weekends (back to back) WHU Campus in Vallendar, Germany Module 7: WHU Advanced Courses
- Digital Marketing
- Foundations of Entrepreneurship
- Intellectual Capital Management
January 2 Weekends (back to back) WHU Campus in Vallendar & Düsseldorf, Germany Module 8: WHU Advanced Courses
- Ethics & Executive Leadership
- The Entrepreneurial Journey
- Management Accounting
March 1 Weekend (choose 1 weekend out of 2) WHU Campus in Vallendar, Germany Module 9: WHU Capstone Week (required)
- Capstone - Business Simulation
Various DatesToronto, Hong Kong, Tel-Aviv, Evanston/Chicago, Miami, Beijing Module 10 : Global Electives (at least 1 module with 2 courses required)
May 1 WeekWHU Campus in Vallendar, Germany Module 11: International Live-In Week @ WHU
- The Business Environment in Europe
- Luxuy Brand Management
Throughout the ProgramModule 12: Leadership & Personal Development(integrated units)
June - August3 months Master Thesis
- Project-related (practical) or
- Research-based or
- An elaborated Business Plan
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- 21 months
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DisciplinesExecutive MBA Master in Business Administration (MBA) View 12 other Masters in Executive MBA in Germany
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- Minimum of eight years post-graduate work experience
- Substantial management experience
- First academic degree
- Fully employed / Self-employed
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International54285 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 95000 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 21 months.
EU/EEA54285 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 95000 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 21 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.