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The Joint Executive MBA ProgramKellogg School of Management WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management
A global program for distinctive leaders
Kellogg School of Management, Miami Campus, USA
Kellogg School of Manageme nt at Northwestern University, Evanston / Chicago, USA
Schulich School of Business at York University, Toronto, Canada
Welcome to a Life-Changing Experience/The Joint Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA Program
Why Kellogg-WHU? A Global Program for Distinctive Leaders
Your Quality Assurance Our Excellent Credentials
Your Global Classroom Our Kellogg Partners
Your Distinctive Peers Our Unique Guests
Your Enterprises Our Students
Your Personal Development Our Full Concentration
Your Schedule Our Structure
Your Global Network Our International Alumni
Your Teachers Our Commitment
Your Learning Our Stage
Your Questions Our Answers
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Your Distinctive Program Our Partnership in Excellence The joint Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA Program is a synthesis of US American and European management knowledge designed to cultivate team leadership skills of managers proficient in and focused on an international stage. The program is part of the Kellogg EMBA global partnership, an exceedingly experienced and successful, yet highly innovative, approach to global management education.
The European Unions self-characterization, Unity in Diversity, can be equally applied to the Kellogg Family. Grounded in the academic excellence and business relevance of the Kellogg curriculum, each partner program offers a unique blend with economic and cultural characteristics of respective world regions. Each program is delivered jointly by the world-class faculty of Kellogg and partner schools, ensuring exceptional but distinctive quality in business education.
School of Business and Management at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
Leon Recanati Graduate School of Business Administration, Tel Aviv University, Israel
WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management, Vallendar, Germany
A solid grounding in the sciences of management and markets, combined with our distinctive approach to educating leaders, defines the KelloggWHU Executive MBA Program. Through our joint endeavor, participants develop the intellect, insight and courage needed to confront this centurys challenges and to seize enormous opportunities. Graduates of our program join more than 53,000 other Kellogg alumni who set the standard for inspired, responsible leadership worldwide.
The Kellogg School of Management is intellectually vibrant, innovative and socially engaged. We have a longstanding passion for collaboration and believe in the team as a pivotal force for positive change.
I invite you to learn more about our internationally recognized program.
Welcome to a Life-Changing Experience
The Kellogg School of Management at North-western University was founded in 1908 and is widely recognized as a global leader in man-agement education. The school, located just outside of Chicago, is home to a renowned, research-based faculty and MBA students from around the globe.
For more than a century, the Kellogg School has made strong leaders stronger. Our pro-fessors are preeminent scholars and passionate teachers. They direct research centers and author the books that are used to teach busi-ness students the world over. As a result, our
alumni are successful senior leaders in business, government, education and virtually all fields.
The Kellogg School of Managements aca-demic portfolio includes the Full-Time, Part-Time and Executive MBA Programs, the PhD Program, and the non-degree Executive Education Program. In addition to campuses in Chicago and Evanston, Illinois, the Kellogg School offers an Executive MBA Program in Miami and has alliances with business schools around the world such as the Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA program. To learn more, visit www.kellogg.northwestern.edu.
Kellogg School of Management: More than 100 Years of Innovation in Management Education
Sally Blount, 92Dean, Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
Grow your business, grow yourself.
We believe that by creating a challenging and inspiring learning environment, we give you the space to develop your own potential whilst providing you with the tools to become worldclass leaders. Through shared learning experiences with your peers from Kellogg and its other partner schools, you will gain an international perspective not only for solving business issues, but also for negotiating and managing crises that extend beyond borders.
Take a moment to learn more about the program: About our outstanding faculty leaders in their respective disciplines who craft many of the ideas that shape business education today; about our remarkable students bringing high qualification, experience, and diversity to the classroom; and about our global network personal and professional relationships that extend far beyond the classroom.
Join us on an exceptional learning journey.
WHU was founded in 1984 as one of the first private business schools in Germany, growing to become a leader in management research and education in an international arena. With our traditional yet innovative approach, we have reached many milestones including: Launching the Kellogg Executive MBA partnership in 1997; earning the international quality label and accreditation approval of EQUIS in 1998; earning the superior accreditation approval of FIBAA premium in 2010; and establishing an extraordinary worldwide network of over 150 universities covering all continents. Not surpris-ingly, the school is consistently ranked by lead-
ing publications as one of the top management schools in the German-speaking area.
The primary mission of the WHU is both re-search- and practice-based education of gen-eral managers and entrepreneurs who excel in leadership, business and civil society roles. Located between Frankfurt and Cologne, one of the most vibrant areas of Europe, the school can easily be reached from any region world-wide. In the quaint locality, one also has the benefit of a close-knit community while obtain-ing world class education. For more information, please refer to www.whu.edu.
The Joint Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA Program
WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management: Over 25 Years of Excellence in Management Education
Professor Michael FrenkelDean, WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management
6 with modules in the USA, Hong Kong, Canada and Israel. International first-class faculty share leading-edge research results, while studying with peers from diverse academic, industry and cultural backgrounds providesan exceptional intellectual and personal experience. Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA participants are selected to combine high diversity with high quality and performance.
your focus on collaborative leadership and personal development. The abilityand courage to challenge conventional thinking is a centerpiece of the Kellogg-WHU Program. Individual personal skill profiling and coaching fortify your capability and will to lead positive change, crucial in todays changing business environment.
your network with over 55,000 alumni worldwide. Common experiences and values create bonds and encourage support among current and formerstudents globally. Whether connecting professionally or personally, Kellogg and WHU alumni share a commitment to fellow graduates and their Alma Mater alike.
Why Kellogg-WHU? A Global Program for Distinctive Leaders The Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA Program is designed for managers who strive to become more effective and responsible leaders in todays high-pressure competitive business environment.
Jonathan HumphriesVice-President International Hotel Development Planning EMEAMariott InternationalZurichEMBA 2008
The Kellogg-WHU EMBA was an ambition come true. The powerful combination of one of the top German business schools, WHU, with a European destination and the Kellogg brand was an easy decision to make. Three years have now passed since completing the EMBA and, as a recent father for the second time, as well as a promotion to Vice-President of Marriott for planning new hotels in EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa), and president of the Kellogg/Northwestern alumni club in Switzerland, I still live the Kellogg-WHU ethos. I am fortunate to travel widely with my job and meet with alumni in many countries and I am convinced that the global network and mutual respect which the Kellogg-WHU EMBA creates, allows us all to make a greater contribution to our companies, society and to each other.
8Your Quality Assurance Our Excellent CredentialsLaunched in 1997, the Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA Program was a pioneer, offering the first joint global EMBA degree in Europe. Its extensive and proven success in innovation and quality, professional program management and dedication to its participants continue to set standards in executive education worldwide.
As the first German business school to beawarded the European Foundation for Management Developments Equis (European Quality Improvement System) accreditation, it has also established itself as a major international player in management education and was ranked by the Financial Times as Germanys Top Business School in 2010 The partnership with the Kellogg School of Management exem