02/11/15

Graduates of University of Louisville celebrate Master's degree

Künzelsau. 26 smiling students: On Friday, 30 October 2015, they received their Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Global Business during the graduation ceremony at Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG.

The graduates successfully completed the international program in Germany and the U.S. alongside their job over a period of 13.5 months. The renowned U.S. University of Louisville offers the MBA program in cooperation with Akademie Würth Business School. The program is not only open to Würth Group employees, but to all university graduates with at least three years of professional experience after their first degree.

Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Harald Unkelbach, Member of the Management of Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG, opened the ceremony with a speech and expressed his congratulations to the graduates.

"In the past months, you have not only enlarged your specialist knowledge, but also extended your intercultural competence by studying in an international context," said Prof. Rohan Christie David, Dean of the College of Business of University of Louisville when presenting the MBA certificates to the graduates:

The MBA program

Globally operating businesses are looking for employees with internationally recognized degrees, experience abroad and excellent English language skills, now more than ever. The MBA program offers the ideal platform for that. The MBA degree is awarded by the College of Business of the University of Louisville. The high-ranking college is fully accredited by the American Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

The very practice-oriented lectures and exercises are held exclusively in English. In addition to that, the participants complete half of the study period in the U.S. The program therefore does not only improve the students' language skills, but also fosters intercultural exchange.

The study groups are composed of students of different nationalities and with different backgrounds and experience. They are taught by professors from Germany and the United States as well as professionals from the world of business, among them Prof. Dr. h. c. mult. Reinhold Würth and Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Harald Unkelbach.

Information

Further information on the MBA program can be obtained from Ilonka Stumpf/Daniel Nill at Akademie Würth Business School, T +49 7940/15-3566, as well as on the Internet at www.wuerth.de/business-school. The next program will start in June 2016.

Should you be interested in more detailed information on the MBA program, please attend the information evenings at Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG, Reinhold-Würth-Straße 12-17, 74653 Künzelsau, on 26 November and 16 December 2015, at 6 p.m.