Negotiating Company Sponsorship for MBA Programs

Professor Peter Cappelli

Asking for employer sponsorship to an executive MBA program isn’t always easy to do. Many companies don’t have a formal tuition reimbursement program in place, or the policy is limited. During a recent online chat, Wharton Prof. Peter Cappelli, director of Wharton’s Center for Human Resources, shared a few tipsRead More

Self-Sponsored Doctor Uses Degree to Make Impact on Emergency Medicine

Wharton EMBA alumnus Dr. Craig Gronczewski, WG'11

When Dr. Craig Gronczewski applied to Wharton’s EMBA program, he was a clinical physician caring for patients in emergency departments. While seeing patients every day was fulfilling, he was becoming increasingly interested in working on the business side of healthcare. “Traditional physician training doesn’t prepare doctors to manage the businessRead More

Chat with Directors of Admissions and Financial Aid

Wed., 1/26/11, 12:00-1:00pm EST / 9:00-10:00am PST Cathy Molony, Director of Admissions, and Lakeisha Bishop, Sr. Assoc. Director of Financial Aid, will be on the call to answer your questions about the application process and your financial aid options.  Dial-up information to hear the discussion:  1-270-400-2000   Code: 433559# If you'dRead More

How Wharton’s EMBA Program is “Worth Every Penny”

For Todd Oken, who graduated from Wharton’s East Coast EMBA program in 2007, paying for the program without sponsorship was a sacrifice. He already had a mortgage and a growing family so the decision to spend some of their savings and take on more than $100,000 in loans was aRead More