Executive MBA Program in North Rhine Westphalia Germany

Top Executive MBA Programs in North Rhine Westphalia Germany 2016/2017


Intended for professionals who already have significant hands-on knowledge, the postgraduate Executive MBA (EMBA) degree is designed to give students the tools necessary to progress in their careers. You can work while studying, since the real-world experience enriches the learning environment.

Executive Master in Business Administration programs (EMBA) are three to four year academic degrees that provide specialized managerial training to students to help prepare them for advanced careers in the business world. Graduates with an EMBA are in high demand for executive leadership positions in various organizations.


Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany, is a federal parliamentary republic in western-central Europe. The country consists of 16 states, and its capital and largest city is Berlin.

North Rhine Westphalia is the biggest state in Germany. It is also home to 4 of Germany’s biggest cities. The State has over 17 million people. The state of North Rhine-Westphalia is home to 14 universities and over 50 colleges.

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Global Executive MBA program

Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA Program
Campus Part time 2 years September 2017 Germany Vallendar

The Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA Program is designed for managers who strive to become more effective and responsible leaders in today's high-pressure competitive environment. [+]

The Kellogg-WHU Global Executive MBA program is a well-established and prestigious program that has maintained its dominant position within the top 20 EMBA programs worldwide and top 10 EMBA programs in Europe in the Financial Times rankings. The Program benefits from both US and European management know-how through its partnership between the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University in the USA and WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management in Germany. The goal of the program is to provide future senior managers with the tools necessary to successfully lead organizations in a complex business environment. The program puts strong emphasis on team leadership, personal development, and internationality through group work, coaching, and global modules. Graduates earn a joint MBA degree from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University and WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management, and benefit from a strong global alumni network even long after graduation. The structure of the Kellogg-WHU Global Executive MBA Program allows executives to continue working while actively participating in the program. Students have the opportunity to apply their newly acquired skills immediately in the workplace. The program consists of 30 courses covering a broad range of topics related to general management. The Kellogg-WHU Program is modularly based, with classes taking place on our beautiful and peaceful campus in Vallendar, Germany every two months with back-to-back weekends (Thurs-Sun) over a 2-year period. Our global opportunities consist of a required two-week module on the Kellogg campus (Evanston/Chicago) and a minimum of one-week global elective at one of our partner institutions in Hong Kong, Beijing, Tel Aviv, Toronto or Miami. ... [-]

Cologne Rotterdam Executive MBA

University of Cologne Executive School
Campus Full time 24 months September 2017 Germany Cologne

We are delighted to join forces for the new Cologne-Rotterdam Executive MBA. The programme has been established on the basis of mutual co-operation and respect between our two institutions. [+]

We are delighted to join forces for the new Cologne-Rotterdam Executive MBA. The programme has been established on the basis of mutual co-operation and respect between our two institutions. It’s a well-established fact that Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) is one of the top business schools in Europe. Over the past 45 years, its reputation for the quality of its research and teaching has resulted in strong and mutual bonds with multinational businesses based in the port city of Rotterdam. The long history of the University of Cologne is one of world-class academic education, serving society in a region that can be described as one of the engine rooms of European industry, manufacturing and business. EMBA: A partnership for your career We consider the partnership between RSM and UoC a natural fit; a highly ranked university and a triple-accredited business school. This joint Executive MBA programme brings RSM’s expertise in delivering premium management education to Cologne, at the crossroads of Europe’s trade routes. The relationship builds on the strengths of both institutions and locations, and brings world-class management education to the Rhine-Ruhr area, putting it within easy reach of managers in the region. Our exciting new EMBA programme promises valuable management skills, and we warmly invite you to find out more. Why EMBA? Management development programme This intense and international professional development programme for managers has been developed by two esteemed institutions. It’s a 24-month Executive part-time MBA taught at the University of Cologne, and based on the top-ranked Executive MBA at RSM in Rotterdam – a programme long recognised for its truly international level of leadership and international exposure. The Cologne-Rotterdam Executive MBA is designed to enhance the progression of your career by preparing you for senior management challenges and responsibilities in German and international business arenas. This programme will improve your management skills at the same time as developing your leadership potential and advancing your personal brand. You can maintain your career momentum while bringing real added value to your company. Building on the reputation of the University of Cologne as a university of excellence at the crossroads of Europe’s trade routes, and RSM’s top business school renown and global triple-crown accreditation, the Cologne-Rotterdam Executive MBA presents the opportunity to gain a prestigious dual degree; in 24 months you will be awarded with two degrees, one at UoC and one at RSM – in every way a highly respected academic qualification which will allow you to take your career to the next level. Rotterdam has a characteristically vibrant and eclectic nature as a result of its long history of international trading; this, coupled with the open culture of Cologne as well as Germany’s tradition of manufacturing and industry brings the promise of an education that connects you with the world and a programme that embraces diversity. The programme is highly selective, which means that your fellow students make for a unique and select network of globally-orientated managers. Your faculty are among the top academics in Europe; they will present the latest scientific research in a way that is designed for practical application in business during this academically rigorous programme. The Cologne-Rotterdam Executive MBA is taught in English at the University of Cologne. It will prepare you for doing business across the globe and to help establish your authority to attract international clients. Key benefits of our management training programs Leadership and team-building skills Develop your ability to bring out the best in people and yourself via our intense and participant-centred Personal Leadership Development programme. Analytical and critical thinking Change the way you think about business issues, deconstruct problems, and create strategies. Learn the techniques and frameworks used by the best business thinkers in the field. Applied learning Bring value to your current position and organisation through assignments that require you to apply what you learn in your day-to-day work. International perspective and experience Expand your understanding of business in different economic and cultural environments. Broad general management knowledge Gain a real understanding of the workings of all aspects of your organisation and its place in a globalising economy. Long-term Career Impact Improved performance in your organisation and recognition as a professional with ambition and advanced knowledge. The knowledge and credentials to succeed in a senior management position, acknowledged by the entire business community. A changed perception of yourself and a change in the perception others have of you; personal and professional empowerment. New connections with executives representing companies that support the Executive MBA events and activities. A global corporate network of the talented international peers within the programme, as well as those from both University of Cologne and RSM. You will join alumni from all our degree programmes – some 49,000 professionals in over 80 countries. Alumni activities and lifelong learning in a growing community; annual class reunions, regional chapters, industry-specific affinity groups, discussion panels and conferences, plus social events. Application criteria and requirements The EMBA is a top programme, and the EMBA student body consists of only the most exceptional candidates that undergo a rigorous application process. In order to be eligible for this programme, you will need to demonstrate: Professional achievements and goals: a minimum of four years of postgraduate work experience. This experience should demonstrate clear evidence of solid career progression Academic excellence: a university degree or equivalent* Proficiency in the English language: a strong command of the English language Leadership abilities: experience managing people or projects Appreciation of diversity: ability to communicate effectively across cultures and to value for points of view that are different from your own Team skills: interest in sharing career experiences within small team sessions or in larger classroom settings Communication skills: essays and an interview will be used to assess your ability to effectively convey your thoughts and ideas Personal qualities: flexibility and a good sense of humour - these qualities will help in any and most situations in such a diverse community [-]