Interactive Key Figures of Controlling

Our WHU Controller Panel has been carrying out regular studies on topics of practical relevance in the field of controlling since 2007. Based on the data collected in these studies, we derive benchmarks for all key aspects of controlling. Here, you have access to the most important key figures in controlling in an interactive form. This will enable you to better evaluate the situation in your company. You won’t find anything comparable anywhere else!

You can also download the graphics (in pdf, jpg, etc. format) using the export function.


What type of key figures do controllers use? How frequently are reports produced? We bring you benchmarks on all you need to know about reporting.

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Controlling Practices

Controllers use a variety of different tools in cost accounting and to support decision-making processes. We show you the extent to which they are used.

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Investment Controlling

Here you can find benchmarks for planning and controlling investments successfully as well as an overview of the different investment calculation methods used.

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Future Trends in Controlling

As business environments become increasingly dynamic, the field of controlling is under constant pressure to change. What are the most important trends affecting controlling?

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Controlling Profession

What about the controller himself? We give you fascinating insights into the controller community – from the roles and competencies of controllers through to salary and working time.

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Organization of Controlling

How is the controlling department organized? How many controller jobs do companies have? Use our key figures to compare your controlling department with others.

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Operational planning is one of the most time-consuming tasks of controlling. How do companies organize this process? Which indicators are used to do it?

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Controlling & IT

In recent years there have been a number of developments in the area of IT. We provide insights into the implications these changes have for controlling.

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