The Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA Program is offered at the WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management. WHU is a private university and the first German school to offer a business administration major emphasizing the strategic leadership of corporations. The Kellogg joint-degree partnership began in 1997 and is consistently ranked one of Europe’s top EMBA programs. This prestigious degree program integrates all managerial disciplines, focusing on a synthesis of U.S. and European management knowledge with a global perspective, designed to foster the team leadership skills of international managers. Students in this two-year general management program earn the master of business administration degree, which is granted jointly by Northwestern University and WHU.