WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management is an internationally oriented and mainly privately financed Business School based in Vallendar and Duesseldorf. Founded in 1984, WHU is now one of the most renowned German Business Schools with an exceptional national and international reputation. WHU is the abbreviation of Wissenschaftliche Hochschule für Unternehmensführung (English: academic institution of higher education for corporate management).

WHU stands for “Excellence in Management Education” and pursues this goal in its three core areas of activity: academic programs, research, and transfer in the field of general management. This excellent standard has been certified by accreditations from AACSB, EQUIS and FIBAA as well as through leading positions in national and international rankings. The Master in Management Program ranked 7th worldwide and 1st in Germany according to the Financial Times Master in Management Ranking 2017. In the same year, the program was ranked third worldwide by The Economist. The joint Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA Program made 1st place in Germany and 23rd worldwide in the Financial Times Executive MBA Ranking 2017. Furthermore, WHU was placed 3rd in Germany and 32nd in Europe in the overall Financial Times Business School Ranking 2016. According to the QS Global 200 MBA Ranking 2014/2015, WHU ranked third in Germany and 33rd in Europe. In the Economist 2015 ranking of EMBA programs, the joint Kellogg-WHU EMBA Program reached the 6th place overall.

In addition, WHU is the only private business school in Germany which is a member of the German Research Association (DFG). WHU students profit from a large network of partner universities, companies and alumni.

For more information about the WHU, please visit: https://www.whu.edu. For more information about the Chair of Technology and Innovation Management, please visit: https://www.whu.edu/tim. For more information about the „Innovation Success Panel“, developed by Prof. Dr. Holger Ernst, please visit: http://www.innovationserfolgspanel.de/