ow can Wharton’s EMBA program impact a career in 12 months? We asked Monique, the acting deputy assistant secretary for the Office of Capital Markets in the U.S. Department of Treasury, to share her Wharton story and thoughts on career impact: After majoring in international relations and economics, I spent…Read More
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 Competitive…Read More
Dan Pohlig is a Wharton EMBA student in Philadelphia and vice president of The Campaign Group. He recently participated in an online video chat about Wharton’s admissions process during which he shared his application experience and insights about his first year at Wharton. Here’s what he said: Taking the GMAT…Read More
Wharton EMBA Professor Stew Friedman is renowned for his research on issues related to work-life balance and leadership. His award-winning book, Total Leadership: Be a Better Leader, Have a Richer Life, describes the Total Leadership course he teaches, which is designed to increase participants’ leadership capacity and performance in all…Read More
During Orientation Week for Wharton’s West Coast Executive MBA students, participants tackled a unique team project while getting to know each other better. Working under the direction of Odyssey Teams, students built prosthetic hands that will be sent to developing countries. To better understand the need for the devices, each…Read More
A few weeks ago, 11 MBA for Executives students along with several full-time MBA students traveled to Milan for a Global Modular Course: Luxury Branding and Retailing in Italy and Beyond. The purpose of the course was to help us learn more about the unique challenges of luxury branding and…Read More
I was particularly interested in attending the Wharton Economic Summit to see Austan Goolsbee, who was a keynote speaker. I worked with him for five years on President Obama’s campaign and in the White House where he was the chair of the Council of Economic Advisers. Now, he is a…Read More
We’d like to thank our Wharton executive MBA students and alumni who have served or are still serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. In honor of Veterans Day, we’ve highlighted a few of their stories in the links below. Dan Pick & Lisa Nagorny Ryan Nelson Charles Pell Stan Allen…Read More
We're updating the MBA Exec online application for those applying to the class entering in May 2013. You'll now have the opportunity to write about personal events and experiences that have influenced you. This new essay question (replacing question #2) will allow you to tell the Admissions Committee what makes you unique and how…Read More
If you’re planning to take the GMAT soon, there are some changes you should know about. As of Tues., June 5, 2012, a new section will be included called Integrated Reasoning. The new 30-minute section is designed to measure your ability to evaluate information presented in multiple formats from multiple…Read More
The University of Pennsylvania will be closed from 12:00 noon on Wed., November 23, 2011 until 9:00 AM on Mon., November 28, 2011 (local time, in both Philadelphia and San Francisco). Happy Thanksgiving!
The newest students in Wharton’s MBA Program for Executives are off and running! Both classes successfully completed “boot camp” and have begun their every other week schedules. In both locations – San Francisco and Philadelphia – the first-year executive MBA classes are comprised of diverse groups of exceptional individuals.
The University of Pennsylvania recently welcomed this year’s incoming EMBA classes to Wharton. Despite the tough economy, executive MBA programs remain valuable investments and Wharton is a top choice among applicants. Competition was strong for admission into our first-year classes! The classes in both locations – San Francisco and Philadelphia…Read More
Despite the rough economy, it’s still a great time to start a business, according to VCs at a recent panel discussion at Wharton|San Francisco. The panelists – all Wharton alumni — gathered last month to discuss current developments in the VC community and the impact on entrepreneurs. Laura Onopchenko, who…Read More
Congratulations to this year’s graduating students in Wharton’s Executive MBA program! Students in Wharton’s West Coast EMBA program graduated at a May 9th ceremony in San Francisco with guest speaker Peter Robertson, retired vice chairman of the board of Chevron Corporation. The 89 graduating students are quite a diverse group.…Read More