EMBA Stories: Work/Life Balance

“These are people with families, jobs, and lives, and they’re doing this program for the right reasons. They take the course content and immediately weave it into their professional and even personal lives – that’s what it’s all about.” – Professor Peter Fader

Why Prof. Peter Fader Loves Teaching Executive MBA Students

“Most people on the venture had never been onboard a tall ship, much less navigated one. I wanted to challenge myself to work with a new group of people under conditions I have never encountered before.” – Claudia Olsson, WG’24

Navigating Tall Ships, Entrepreneurship in Wharton’s EMBA Program

“I’ve seen students evolve and gain so much confidence throughout their two years with us. It’s more than just the coursework at Wharton; students gain a huge professional network, a group of lifelong friends, and exposure to many different types of industries and professionals.” – Jennifer Craig, Philadelphia Class Manager

Meet Wharton EMBA Class Manager Jennifer Craig

“So much of being an entrepreneur is being scrappy, learning off the cuff, and making it work, which is hard to teach in a classroom. But at Wharton, I became fluent in the language of business.” – Abby Greensfelder, WG’02

From Creative to CEO: How Wharton Unlocks the Business of Entertainment

“The diversity of experiences and viewpoints within the class has been a driving point in my personal growth. Even beyond work, this is the most diverse environment I’ve been in.” – Kyle McGrory, WG’24

DEI Leadership: Results from Wharton’s EMBA Program

“My advice for prospective EMBA students is to focus on relationship-building as opposed to grades. When you go to your ten-year Wharton reunion, people remember the time you spent together and what you gave back to your network.” – Anand Raghavan, WG’13

From Engineer to Entrepreneur: Wharton’s Powerful Career Impact 

“The faculty are not just experts in their fields; they’re also mentors who want to see their students succeed.” – Brandon Cohen, WG’18

How Two Wharton EMBA Alums Constructed New Business

“My investors have told me that after I joined Wharton, they saw a difference in my confidence and ability to communicate the business plan.” – Qing Wang, PhD, WG’23

Wharton Empowering Entrepreneurs

“While pursuing the Wharton MBA as a working parent is demanding, it is indeed feasible. It revolves around setting priorities, effective time management, and having a supportive network.” – Christopher Hayden, WG’24

Father’s Day Reflections: EMBA Student Shares Advice for New Parents

“This is the kind of program you would never get to do on your own. I learned about leadership and teamwork from some of the most courageous people in the world.” – Siddhant Jain Jaiswal, WG’24

EMBA Student Shares His FDNY Wharton Leadership Venture Experience