Prof. Cappelli Discusses Career Trends and Value of MBA

When Prof. Peter Cappelli says that times have changed in terms of careers, he isn’t exaggerating. At a recent online live webcast from Wharton | San Francisco, Prof. Cappelli spoke to prospective applicants about why it’s more important than ever to take charge of your own career. While it wasRead More

Wharton | San Francisco COO Shares Highlights of Move to New Facility

Having recently overseen the move of Wharton’s West Coast facility into the Hills Brother Building on San Francisco’s Embarcadero, we asked COO of Wharton | San Francisco Bernadette Birt to tell us about the move and the new campus. Q. Students experienced the new facility for the first time in early January.Read More

Women and the MBA: The Value Proposition

Phone chat tonight for women considering the MBA degree.  Wed., 1/4/12 6pm EST / 3pm PST To hear the discussion:   1-270-400-2000* Access code 433559# To pose questions before or during the chat:  email them to dsharp@wharton.upenn.edu or send them via Twitter using #WhartonEMBAchat As a woman making your way forward in your career, you face aRead More

Wharton | San Francisco Student Reflects on China Trek

Wharton | San Francisco students in China

Each year, second-year Wharton EMBA students spend a week abroad examining how businesses develop and implement strategy in a competitive global context. While that trip is the culmination of their International Seminar, it’s not uncommon for students to organize additional treks to gain further insight into the economic, political, socialRead More

Wharton MBA Alumnus Reflects on Value of Independent Studies

Wharton EMBA Alumnus Jim Smith, WG'07

When Jim Smith entered Wharton’s executive MBA program in 2005, he also launched the Digital Network Group, an IT and management consulting firm with a mission to create economic and social value for local communities. Wanting to work with professors on his particular interests outside of the core classes, heRead More

Wharton EMBA Alumnus Audits Classes to Broaden Skillset

Divi Gupta graduated from Wharton’s executive MBA program in 2010, but he’s been a frequent visitor on the Philadelphia campus over the last few months. Taking advantage of the lifelong benefit that allows alumni to audit Wharton EMBA classes for free, Gupta explains that he’s been returning every other weekendRead More

Wharton EMBA Alumnus Uses Degree to Build VC Firm in China

Wharton | San Francisco Alumnus Feng Deng, WG'05

When Feng Deng applied to Wharton’s EMBA program in San Francisco, he was a successful entrepreneur running NetScreen Technologies in the Silicon Valley.  His company employed 1,000 people, but to eventually manage a larger team, he knew he needed a formal business education.

Wharton EMBA Student Helps TD Bank Expand in U.S.

Wharton EMBA alumnus Jason Thacker, WG'11

Working as an associate vice president of “everyday banking” at TD Bank, headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Jason Thacker became interested in earning an MBA to sharpen his financial skills and become a stronger leader.  He also wanted exposure to the best possible business minds, which for him meant one schoolRead More