Otto Beisheim Graduate School of Management
University description (as per official university website)
For all its benefits is the WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management on one oriented towards excellence model. Our slogan "Excellence in Management Education" underscores this claim. Our excellence is achieved through the right motivation and passion (passion) of all parties and their plea for social responsibility (People) and a commitment to the principle of performance orientation (performance).
We are entrepreneurial, innovative thinking and action by promoting an intellectually stimulating and creative environment that is shaped decisively by the fascination and commitment of all stakeholders.
We support, promote and demand the personal development and social responsibility of the individual through mutual trust, support and respect in a community of students, alumni and teachers.
We are committed to students for an outstanding, internationally oriented and contemporary, have built on our own research, and training.
Passion, People and performance are the basic values of our initial and continuing training. Only through the active promotion of entrepreneurship and innovation, the university can meet its goal to train the future leaders of the economy. The noticeable everywhere WHU-Spirit, created by mutual trust, support and respect, has much inventory on the study. It prepares the individual for taking responsibility in business and society. The performance culture at WHU is reflected both in its excellent students and graduates as well as in the excellent, independent rankings and accreditations repeatedly confirmed research and teaching.
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management undertakes the motto "Excellence in Management Education". This right applies equally to teaching and research: the theory, this means first, the training of outstanding graduates and secondly, to create an environment for lifelong learning for managers. For research this means of producing high-quality research and contributions to science. We try to meet our demand justice by
• the global dimension of economic stress
• academic standards combined with practical experience,
• responsible management and promote teamwork,
• A stimulating, intellectual and international environment, create
• world class scientists win for WHU and those even develop
• an entrepreneurial culture and support
• commit ourselves to society.
The commitment to both teaching and research promotes the professional development of individuals and will also benefit business and society.
The trend towards the Europeanization has also achieved the education sector. With the widespread introduction of internationally comparable Bachelor and Master degree programs create a European Higher Education Area. The competition for the best students and professors will move the most sought after, therefore the future - from the national to the European level.
WHU is responding to the resulting challenges with a strategically reasoned growth: the number of professors and students will be in a five-year period up to 2011, almost double. We want to increase our visibility in research and teaching clearly and establish us as one of the top universities in Europe.