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April 8, 2024 to October 4, 2024


Switzerland, project country and online

22nd Capability Program

Develop as a leader while creating social impact. This programs runs in collaboration with WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management. Earn a Certificate in Leadership and Social Entrepreneurship with 9 ECTS points.

22nd Capability Program
22nd Capability Program

Time & Location

April 8, 2024 to October 4, 2024

Switzerland, project country and online

About the Event

In our 22nd Capability Program, you develop into a purpose-driven leader while making a difference in a disadvantaged community. You will co-create a new social enterprise to improve the job and life chances of people in disadvantaged communities. Two professional business and leadership coaches accompany you to develop your business and leadership skills along your learning journey. 

In order to apply for the program, go to the program page on the WHU WebSite and click on Apply now. You will be taken through an application form. Following your application, we will invite you to a 45 minutes online interview to learn  more about your motivation and give you the chance to ask questions. After the interview, we decide jointly whether we embark on this exciting learning journey together. 

This part-time program involves 16 learning days over 6 months. The module dates are:

Module 1: Apr 8-10, 2024, Switzerland

Module 2: May 4-11, 2024, Project country *)

Module 3: Jul 10-12, 2024, Switzerland

Module 4: Oct 3-4, 2024, Switzerland

You earn a Certificate in Leadership and Social Entrepreneurship, equivalent to 9 ECTS from WHU, Germany‘s leading business school, by attending this program.  For WHU's admissions procedure a proof of a Bachelor’s or equivalent first degree and at least 2 years of post-graduate work experience is needed. If you do not have a first degree, please contact us for alternative solutions. 

The participation fee amounts EUR 12,500. An early bird reduction of EUR 1,000 applies for those applying before October 8, 2023. We offer discounts to individuals, NGOs and organizations sending 3 or more candidates. Please contact us for a personalized offer. Travel expenses to Switzerland and Sri Lanka are not included. 

You may reserve your spot for free for up to 4 weeks given spots are still available in the program. Latest after 4 weeks, you will need to apply in the WHU Application Center for the Capability Program and participate in a 45 minutes online interview. After the interview, we decide together with you on whether you are admitted to the program.

*) The destination for the country will be decided by October 31, 2023 and is based on the best opportunity to make an impact. Please contact us if you have any questions on the project country.

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