Wharton’s East-Coast EMBA Class Gets Pumped Up in Argentina

The East-Coast class visited a CrossFit gym during their international seminar trip to Argentina.

Jennifer Navarro, a second-year student in Wharton’s executive MBA program in Philadelphia, is director of government relations for a Virginia-based aerospace and defense company. For our international seminar trip, we had several choices: Argentina, Hong Kong, Singapore and India. While all of them sounded interesting, my class ultimately selected Argentina.Read More

Students Leave Unique Parting Gift in Rwanda

Wharton EMBA student Kristal Dehnad

Wharton San Francisco EMBA student Kristal Dehnad, director of the Charitable Trust Program at Stanford University, coauthored a blog for the Wharton Magazine about her experience in the Global Modular Course “Conflict, Leadership and Change: Lessons from Rwanda.” At the end of that course, Dehnad and her classmates left aRead 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

Wharton EMBA Alumnus Takes on New Role in Indonesia

Wharton | San Francisco EMBA Alumnus Jess Kindler, (third from left, back row),WG'12

After graduating from Wharton | San Francisco last year, Wharton EMBA alumnus Jess Kindler was promoted to general manager of PT Atlas Copco Nusantara. He’s based in Jakarta, Indonesia and was recently featured on the cover of Coal Asia Magazine. We caught up with him in Indonesia and asked aboutRead More

Wharton EMBA Alumna Uses Degree to Impact Education in Jamaica

Wharton EMBA Alumna Deika Morrison, WG’08

Deika Morrison has a unique perspective about Wharton given that she earned a dual undergraduate degree in business and engineering from Wharton and Penn, and then earned a Wharton MBA through the executive program in Philadelphia. Now, the founder of several businesses and a charity in Jamaica, we asked herRead More

Zen Capitalism is Key to Success for Wharton EMBA Alum

Wharton EMBA Alumnus Karl-Eric Briere, WG'04

A lot of business ideas for both new and existing companies are inspired in Wharton’s executive MBA program. It can lead to the solution of a problem, a collaboration, or in some instances the creation of a new business. Karl-Eric Brière, who graduated from Wharton’s EMBA program in 2004, recallsRead More

Global Modular Courses Popular Among Wharton MBA Exec Students

Since the first global modular course was piloted in January of 2010, Wharton’s week-long mini-courses offered during winter and spring break have been extremely popular among Executive MBA students. “We’re continuing to enrich our portfolio of these courses which provide a unique way for students to learn about business challengesRead More

Wharton EMBA Students Reflect on Class Trips to Brazil

Each year, second-year students in Wharton’s EMBA program vote on a location for their International Seminar trip. With options including India, China, Turkey and Brazil, it was a tough decision, but in the end both the East and West Coast classes voted on Brazil.            Read 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