Wharton Stories: Consulting

Marty Pendleton, WG’20, says the Venture drove home important leadership lessons about inspiring your team, empowering people, and collecting good intelligence.

4 Lessons This Former Navy Officer Learned from a Leadership Venture to Gettysburg

Student Robert Chen, WG’19, explains how a Wharton MBA can help “level the playing field” for first-generation college graduates.

How Wharton’s EMBA Program Adds Value for First Generation Students

EMBA student Robert Chen, WG’19, an executive coach at Exec|Comm in New York City, highlights takeaways about leadership from Mary Barra, CEO of GM.

8 Insights on Leadership from GM CEO Mary Barra and the Wharton People Analytics Conference

How do you balance work and life in Wharton’s MBA Program for Executives? Ask management consultant Akshay Mehta, WG’18, who finds time for a new baby, studies, and a heavy travel schedule.

A Management Consultant Gives His Strategies for Balancing Work, Wharton, and a New Baby

EMBA student Amit Sawant shares his four top takeaways from the recent EMBA Career Conversations event where he received targeted advice from alumni on his transition into a new area.

EMBA Student Shares 4 Helpful Tips on Transitioning into a New Professional Area

EMBA alumna shares advice from her new book about how to effectively deal with difficult people at work at this year’s Wharton Entrepreneurship Day.

How to Deal with the Schmuck in Your Office

His weekly commute from Peru to Philadelphia for his Wharton EMBA wasn’t easy, but Edgar Ore found it absolutely necessary for his career goals.

Why His Commute from Peru to San Francisco Was “Absolutely Worthwhile”

This is the kind of place where you think you’re coming for the education, but you leave with family. I realized early on that our true measure as people is what we can give and with whom we can share.

Student Builds Friendships and Expands Career at Wharton San Francisco

You choose this program not only for its brand, alumni network, and academic excellence, but also for the relationships you build.

From Learning Teams to Diversity: Philadelphia Student Reflects on Student Experience

“As ridiculous as this may sound, try not to obsess over the cost of the program. It will feel like a lot of money and you’ll wonder in the beginning if it is worth it, but you will have your education and network for life.”

How Self-Sponsorship Worked for Me