What Does Global Learning Mean at Wharton?

Vice Dean Peggy Bishop Lane Wharton EMBA students have many opportunities for international study 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

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

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

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

Prof. Jennifer Blouin on Teaching Taxes

Wharton EMBA Professor Jennifer Blouin

Prof. Jennifer Blouin joined the Wharton faculty in 2003, but taught her first MBA for Executives class in San Francisco this past summer. We asked her about her experience of teaching taxes to EMBA students, as well as her current research areas. Here’s what she said: Q. What class didRead More

Meet the Wharton EMBA Staff: Peggy Bishop Lane

While Peggy Bishop Lane is vice dean of Wharton’s executive MBA program, she’s also known among students for teaching Financial Accounting. The recipient of multiple teaching awards, including the “Tough but we’ll thank you in five years award,” Peggy says the best part of her job is “helping students learn,Read More

Wharton Prof. David Bell Talks about EMBA Classroom Experience

Executive MBA students at Wharton have the same faculty, curriculum and program hours as our full-time MBA students. However, the classroom experience is different, as EMBA students tend to be more advanced in their careers. In a recent Webinar, we asked Prof. David Bell, who focuses on internet retail marketing,Read More

Getting the Inside Scoop on Wharton’s Executive MBA Curriculum

Wharton MBA Program for Executives Vice Dean Peggy Bishop Lane

In addition to information receptions around the world, prospective students  can learn about Wharton’s executive MBA program through frequent Webinars. In a recent Webinar on our curriculum, Vice Dean Peggy Bishop Lane discussed the EMBA program’s format and fielded questions from participants. In case you missed it, here’s an editedRead More

Wharton EMBA Prof. Steve Sammut Helps Launch Health Care MBA in Kenya

Approaching his 20-year anniversary teaching at Wharton, EMBA alumnus Steve Sammut, WG’84, is well known for his expertise on entrepreneurship. A venture partner at Burrill & Company, he’s also taught classes at Wharton ranging from intellectual property to venture capital to private equity. However, another area he focuses on isRead More

Learning Transformational Leadership in Rwanda with Executive MBA Professor

Global Modular Course in Rwanda Wharton Executive MBA Professor Katherine Klein, vice dean of the Wharton Social Impact Initiative, designed the global modular course, “Conflict, Leadership and Change: Lessons from Rwanda,” as a case study for students to learn about both failed and transformational leadership. She recently returned from Rwanda where she and Eric Kacou, aRead More