Wharton Stories: The Wharton School

Wharton helps students accelerate their careers whether they are staying in the military, planning a future transition, or working in the private sector.

How Wharton’s EMBA Program Adds Value for Military Students

“What we were finding was that we were onto something big and something different, something that wasn’t just confined to my community, Tarkwa Breman, alone.”

How This Penn Alum Is Revitalizing Education and Healthcare Through Cocoa Farms in Ghana

“I used to not believe in core values — until we picked ones we believed in and operationalized them. They work if they’re real.”

How an Award-Winning Marketing Firm Fosters Work/Life Balance

“I really wanted people to find this safe place, this safe workout, because it’s low-impact. People can come and take a class if they’re 17 years old or if they’re 82 years old.”

Why The Co-Founder of SoulCycle Restarted with a New Fitness Venture

In addition to learning how to scale his business, Micah Niebauer, WG’19, is benefitting from a bicoastal network, access to faculty, and applied learning.

How this Former Green Beret is Using His Wharton MBA to Grow a Microbrewery

The Wharton Analytics Accelerator Summit offers students across the University a chance to team up with others to build models for real companies to solve business problems.

Wharton Analytics Accelerator Summit Gives Students an Opportunity to Apply Classroom Knowledge to Real Business Problems

After transitioning from consulting to real estate following graduation, Jeff Hedges, WG’15, found that his MBA training and credential helped him move quickly into the C-suite.

Why This CFO Calls Wharton’s EMBA Program a ‘Powerful Credential’

While classroom and applied learning are key parts of Wharton’s EMBA program, Laura Rivera, WG’18, found the network to be just as valuable.

Six Ways This Pharmaceutical Executive Built Connections in Wharton’s EMBA Program

Vice Dean Peggy Bishop Lane talks about how Global Business Week is built and what it means for Wharton MBA Program for Executives students.

Vice Dean Peggy Bishop Lane on the Importance of Global Business Week

After seeing how his wife transformed through Wharton’s MBA Program for Executives, Rajiv Srinivasan, WG’20, decided he wanted to experience it firsthand.

Why This EMBA Spouse Decided to Become an EMBA Student