EMBA Student Experience –

The success stories of our alumni and EMBA students.

An Executive MBA is an investment in your future that will help you develop essential leadership and management skills. You are still not sure which program would best fit your career and ambitions? Here you can read about the real-life EMBA experiences of our Kellogg WHU alumni and students. Many of our alumni emphasize the value of developing a global network and the cultural richness this brings with it. Read on and convince yourself! While you're here, take a look at our class profile and discover just how diverse the Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA program is.

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Meet our students

Here's what our students have to say about their Executive MBA experience

EMBA Alumnus András Biró
András Biró

In a fast-changing environment this kind of program supports you on your journey(…)  I had the great opportunity to experience different programs and campuses and to expand my network.

EMBA Alumnus David Wilson
David Wilson

A Palestinian, an Israeli and a German in a Tuk Tuk in India - we understand each other better when we talk, become stronger when we collaborate, and have more fun when we celebrate. 

EMBA Studierende Tolulope Ochonogor
Tolulope Ochonogor

I made a deliberate choice to invest in my personal and career development with Kellogg-WHU. It is a program with world-class faculty and amazing individuals with diverse backgrounds.

EMBA Alumnus Nils Kohle
Nils Kohle

The real and lasting benefit of the program was the spirit and the attitude of all people you meet around the globe. The team-based approach ensures an enduring professional network and lifelong friendships.

Janelle Gumbs, Kellogg-Chicago EMBA Class of 2019
Janelle Gumbs, Kellogg-Chicago

The European elective was the most interesting to me. It was a great opportunity to learn more about the European market and also how to improve my current business in New York.

EMBA Alumna Angela Kerek
Angela Kerek

Kellogg-WHU stands for what all of us should strive for: lifelong learning! It is an invaluable experience.

EMBA Alumnus Uwe Karrenberg
Uwe Karrenberg

An amazing time was found in meeting peers who became friends from all over the world. Outstanding, charismatic leaders, and a network full of opportunities for our future journeys.

EMBA Alumna Lama Yammine
Lama Yammine

I chose the Kellogg-WHU program for of its superior global standing and curriculum that will equip me with the necessary tools to expand my professional journey to new horizons.

EMBA Alumnus Sébastien David
Sébastien David

What makes Kellogg-WHU special is the diversity of industries, the level of experience and the cultural wealth you find in the cohort. We learn together and from each other.

EMBA Studierende Marina Voudouri
Marina Voudouri

When searching for an EMBA program I had a clear priority: it should be at a leading business school with a culture that aligns well with my values. At Kellogg-WHU this is fulfilled completely.

Success stories

Our alumni success stories –
The lasting impact of the Executive MBA.

On authentic leadership and disruption through change

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Students reveal the transformational impact of the Executive MBA

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On stepping out of the comfort zone and balancing an EMBA with family life

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The power of enabling communities to incite environmental change

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How inclusion and diversity create impactful leaders

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Transform your career: from finance to green technology

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Realizing a dream with the Executive MBA.

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In their own words

Our students and alumni tell their stories –
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EMBA Student Chiara Pietrarota
EMBA Student Tanja Svjetlanovic
Alumni Entrepreneur Thomas Wild
EMBA class profile

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average age

international students

female students


average years management experience

* Statistics cohort #KW25

These statistics give you an impression of just how diverse the class profile is. It is the interaction with top managers from a wide range of countries and industrial backgrounds that provides valuable insights and defines the success of the Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA program.  You learn with and from your fellow students!

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Video: The Program in Numbers (Cohort #KW25)
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