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

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

Commuting to Wharton’s EMBA Program from Moscow

Ays Sharaev

Wharton executive MBA students travel from near and far to the Philadelphia and San Francisco campuses. However, Philadelphia student Ays Sharaev’s commute is a bit longer than usual. The managing partner at Waarde Capital travels every other weekend from Moscow. He recently talked to the Wharton Magazine about his WhartonRead More

Global Consulting Practicum in Brazil Expands Global Perspective

Todd Sierer and GCP team members in Brazil

Wharton’s Global Consulting Practicum (GCP) is a popular way for EMBA students to expand their global perspective. Working with MBA students in another country, they apply classroom knowledge, make broader connections, and learn about business issues in a new region. First-year EMBA student Todd Sierer, director of Americas sales forRead More

New Perspectives Gained on Global Modular Course in Dubai

Jeni Incontro

Global Modular Courses (GMC) are extremely popular among Wharton EMBA students not only for their deep dives into global business issues, but also for the ability to get to know students in other Wharton programs. Wharton San Francisco first-year student Jeni Incontro, solutions manager at Vitech Systems Group in LosRead More

Wharton EMBA Degree Makes International Impact

Gus Giraldo, WG'06

Wharton EMBA alumnus Gus Giraldo, WG’06, CEO and country manager of CIGNA Thailand, says that his Wharton education has been very valuable in accelerating his international career. We asked him to tell us more about his experience at Wharton. Here is what he said: On coming to Wharton’s EMBA program…Read More

Monisha Sharma on Reasons to Come to Wharton’s EMBA Program

Wharton Executive MBA Student Monisha Sharma, WG'15

Monisha Sharma came to Wharton to learn how to lead businesses into change. As a senior manager of mutual funds strategy at the Royal Bank of Canada in Toronto, we asked Monisha to tell us more about her career goals and experiences in Wharton’s executive MBA program. Here’s what sheRead More

International Trip to Indonesia “Broadens Perspective”

David Trecker and EMBA classmates in Indonesia.

Wharton’s EMBA program has a long tradition of organizing international class trips. As second-year Philadelphia student David Trecker explains, “It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity to appreciate – with 60 classmates– a foreign culture through the lenses of business, government and social leaders.” David, who is director of market andRead More

International Trip to South Africa was “Enlightening”

Wharton | San Francisco MBA for executives student Jessica Ross recently returned from her International Trip to South Africa. We asked the managing director of cost transformation at Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals to tell us more about her experience on the trip. Here’s what she said: We wereRead More

International Trip to Spain Was “Amazing”

Raj Bharti, WG'15 in Madrid

  This year, second-year executive MBA students had four options for their International Trip: Indonesia, South Africa, Spain, and San Francisco. Raj Bharti, a student at Wharton | San Francisco and managing principal of Collaborate Consulting in Seattle, WA, said his international trip to Spain was “amazing.” Having recently returnedRead More

Professor Leads International Seminar in Indonesia

An important capstone of Wharton’s EMBA program is the International Seminar trip, which provides an opportunity for students to see first-hand how their learning applies in an international setting. This year, second-year students on both coasts could choose from four trips: Indonesia, South Africa, Spain and an entrepreneurial/VC focused one inRead More

Wharton | San Francisco EMBA Students Explore Business and Culture in China

Second-year Wharton | San Francisco EMBA students visit Tencent during their class trip to China.

Second-year EMBA student Jessie Feng, an associate director at PricewaterhouseCoopers, helped organize the International Seminar trip to China for Wharton | San Francisco executive MBA students. I’m from China and organized a committee to pitch China as the destination for our International Seminar trip, which follows our core courses CompetitiveRead More