What Does Global Learning Mean at Wharton?

Vice Dean Peggy Bishop Lane

Wharton EMBA students have many opportunities for global learning whether it’s through on-campus courses, Global Modular Courses, or Global Business Week. Here’s an edited transcript of a video with Vice Dean Peggy Bishop Lane discussing some of those opportunities: One of our most popular [curriculum innovations] is the Global ModularRead More

Congratulations to Our Newest Wharton EMBA Graduates!

Wharton San Francisco Graduation, 2015 It's graduation season and we wish all the best to our recent graduates! The East Coast class of 2015 graduated May 16 with a ceremony on the Penn campus, featuring keynote speaker David Pottruck, C'70, WG'72, chairman of High Tower Advisors. The West Coast class of 2015 graduated May 3Read More

Wharton Prof. Patti Williams Talks Marketing

Wharton Prof. Patti Williams

Most Philadelphia EMBA students meet Prof. Patti Williams in their first core Marketing course, and San Francisco students may meet her at West Coast information receptions. We recently asked Prof. Williams to tell us more about her course and experiences teaching EMBA students. What do you want students to getRead More

Graduating San Francisco Student Reflects on International Exposure

Raj Bharti

When Raj Bharti ( @Raj_Bharti ), managing principal of Collaborate Consulting in Seattle, WA, was researching executive MBA programs, he was particularly interested in gaining international exposure and broadening his global perspective. At Wharton San Francisco, he found that the ability to customize his education allowed him to participate in multipleRead More

Wharton San Francisco Student Embraces Both Coasts

Greg Vaisberg

When Wharton San Francisco EMBA student Greg Vaisberg came to Philadelphia for a class session during his first term, he enjoyed being on the East Coast campus so much that he decided to come back. We asked him to tell us more about the experience of taking electives on bothRead More

Philadelphia Student Expands Network with Electives in San Francisco

Salima Remtulla

When Salima Remtulla, COO of Global Private Investing at D. E. Shaw & Company, L.P., came to Wharton’s executive MBA program in Philadelphia, her goals were to expand her network and explore synergies between her trifecta of passions in finance, hospitality, and end-of-life care. By taking electives in San Francisco,Read More

Wharton Prof. Witold Henisz on Corporate Diplomacy

Prof. Witold Henisz

With research focused on political hazards in international investment strategy and corporate diplomacy, extensive experience consulting for organizations such as AngloGold Ashanti and the International Finance Corporation, and a new book, Wharton Prof. Witold Henisz is a world-renowned expert in his field and esteemed teacher in the EMBA program. WeRead More

Alumnus Ivan Corneillet on Electives and Auditing Classes

Ivan Corneillet, WG'14

Alumnus Ivan Corneillet, WG’14, an entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, has taken about every type of elective offered in Wharton’s MBA for executives program. With a goal to diversify his business education, he took traditional electives as well as Global Modular Courses and participated in the Global Consulting Practicum. As anRead More

Prof. Nicolaj Siggelkow on Teaching Strategy

Nicolaj Siggelkow

First-year executive MBA students at both our San Francisco and Philadelphia campuses get to know Prof. Nicolaj Siggelkow when they take the strategy module of the core Management course. We asked Prof. Siggelkow to tell us more about teaching in Wharton’s EMBA program as well as his research and involvementRead More

Transforming Law Firms into Complex Businesses

Kelly Brown, WG'14

In a recent blog on Wharton’s Mack Institute for Innovation Management’s site, EMBA alumna Kelly Brown (WG’14), who is director of client relations at Morrison & Foerster LLP, talks about coming to Wharton’s EMBA program to learn how to apply business practices to law firms. The following is an excerptRead More

David Pottruck on Teaching Wharton EMBA Students

David Pottruck

Wharton alumnus David Pottruck, the former CEO of Charles Schwab, author, and chairman/CEO of Red Eagle Ventures in San Francisco, brings a lot of experience to Wharton’s EMBA program where he teaches his award-winning Managing Organizational Change course. We asked David to tell us more about his class and newRead More

A Day in the Life of a Wharton San Francisco EMBA Student

From the minute students arrive on campus in San Francisco or Philadelphia, their Wharton weekend is jam packed with classes and activities. Each weekend varies, but here is what a recent Wharton San Francisco weekend for first-year EMBA students looked like: Welcome Back: Friday, 8:00am While many students arrive onRead More

Big Choice in B-School Electives

Raynelle Grace

Wharton EMBA students have many choices when it comes to b-school electives. They can major in a particular area or they can explore a diversity of subjects. They also can choose to take electives at either our Philadelphia or San Francisco campus. Second-year executive MBA student Raynelle Grace, president ofRead More