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How our postgraduate benefits can give you a career advantage after business school

May 17, 2019

A few ways our alumni network helps

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Being a graduate of our business school offers many lifelong benefits.

Right from the minute you enroll in your professional MBA at WU Executive Academy, you become part of the WU Executive Club. The WU Executive Club offers numerous postgraduate services as well as access to a network of both current students and alumni.

The WU Executive Club offers particular advantages when it comes to advancing in your career. From access to a vast alumni network to lifelong learning opportunities, we provide many services to help you excel within your field long after graduation. Here are just a few examples of how.

Alumni have exclusive opportunities to network with international executives

Networking is a key business skill for executives to have. In fact, a study of German professionals found that those who maintain a strong professional network enjoy both higher current salaries and experience stronger salary growth over time. While networking correlates with a lucrative salary, it also has other benefits. For example, by maintaining a strong network with professionals both in and outside your industry, you gain access to the knowledge and experience that they are able to share. This, in turn, can offer you critical insights into tackling challenges within your own career.

As befits a global MBA program, the WU Executive Club is truly international in scope. For example, our alumni network consists of more than 4,000 executives from 85 countries. This is a vast and diverse pool of talent that you can benefit from after graduation. Through exclusive invitations to events, conferences, and panel discussions, you can build your network within this pool of exceptional talent.

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You'll have access to a network of over 4,000 executives all over the world.

WU Executive Club members have preferential access to exciting career opportunities

Over the years, WU Executive Academy has built and maintained relationships with some of the leading national and multinational companies in both Europe and abroad. Companies regularly recruit WU Executive Academy graduates because they recognize the talent, motivation, and expertise that our graduates bring to their organizations. As a WU Executive Academy alumnus, you’ll enjoy preferential access to exciting career opportunities at many of the world’s leading and most dynamic companies.

For example, our graduates work with such well-known companies as Airbus, BMW, Bosch, Deloitte, McKinsey & Company, Microsoft, Procter & Gamble, Red Bull, T-Mobile, and many others. We also have established partnerships with leading executive search and management consultants, such as Brenner & Company, Career Angels, Inner Circle Consulting, and Kienbaum Executive Consultants.

Take advantage of short business courses to develop your lifelong learning

In this age of disruption and digitalization, business leaders need to constantly stay ahead of the curve. That’s why your education doesn’t end when you graduate. Instead, our business school focuses on lifelong learning to ensure that you cultivate the knowledge and expertise you need to progress in your career.

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Graduates of the WU Executive Academy have access to modules and short courses.

For example, you’ll be able to enroll in modules and residencies at discounted rates. Upcoming modules cover such topics as integrated marketing communications, global energy markets and market relations, and entrepreneurial leadership. Short courses are also available that focus on important, groundbreaking topics, like blockchain, data science, and governance excellence. With these short modules and courses, you’ll get a chance to delve deeper into topics related to your industry and learn the skills you need to go further in your career.

Are you interested in taking your career further?

Contact WU Executive Academy to learn more about our business courses.

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