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2014-04-16 23:02:21

Industry executives and Wharton faculty will discuss how to achieve high-velocity growth in the highly competitive retail and consumer goods industries. Philadelphia, PA & New York, NY (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 What: At Knowledge@Wharton’s Retail and Consumer Goods Summit, Wharton faculty and retail and consumer goods practitioners will discuss growth strategies at established, emerging and start-up companies. Topics that will be addressed include innovation-fueled growth, digital...

2014-02-04 23:23:06

Wharton Professors Mark Pauly and Robert Inman to Lead Sessions on “The Affordable Care Act” and “Fiscal Policy and Economic Growth” Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 What: Through intensive lectures and hands-on exercises, the Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists, led by the Wharton School’s most prominent professors, help reporters gain better understanding of key business and economic issues. This no-cost, one-day program will feature sessions by Wharton...

2014-01-29 23:27:13

Wharton program has educated almost 700 High Net-Worth Individuals over the past 15 years. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and the Institute for Private Investors (IPI) joint executive education program targeting affluent families,Private Wealth Management, will offer two sessions in 2014 to mark the program’s 15th anniversary. Since its inception in 1999, almost 700 individuals have attended the five-day program. The...

2013-12-11 23:21:39

Marketing Professor Peter Fader brings together global experts and executives to explore the evolving subject of customer centricity in new online course “Strategic Value of Customer Relationships.” Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 The Wharton School has announced the application period for its new online-only executive education course is now open. The Strategic Value of Customer Relationships, a new online course on customer centricity, acknowledges that the ways firms go...

2013-11-18 23:02:16

Leaders of Auto Industry Convene to Discuss Disruptive Technologies Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 The Mack Institute for Innovation Management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania will host its annual Fall Conference in Philadelphia on November 22, 2013 on the topic of “When Disruptive Technologies Meet Integrated Systems: Who Captures the Value?” This event is the Mack Institute’s first joint conference with the Program on Vehicle and Mobility...

2013-11-15 23:02:38

Leader from retailing industry and university realms to convene for special gala. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 What: The Jay H. Baker Retailing Center at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is celebrating its tenth anniversary with a gala at the Annenberg Center on the Philadelphia campus on November 19. This interdisciplinary research center, led by Wharton marketing professor Barbara Kahn, was established by Patty and Jay Baker, a 1956 Wharton graduate and...

2013-10-03 23:26:49

Esteemed Program, Famous for Studies of "Lean Production," Will Build On Auto Industry Expertise Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 The Mack Institute for Innovation Management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce it is expanding its research network through the addition of the Program on Vehicle and Mobility Innovation (PVMI). The integration of PVMI expands the application of the Mack Institute’s expertise and rigorous...

2013-10-02 08:27:43

Connection helps bring Wharton MBA, undergrad students and alumni closer to the growing field of customer analytics NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte Analytics today announced a collaboration with the Customer Analytics Initiative at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (WCAI). As part of this two-year agreement, Deloitte will help advance the knowledge base around business problems that can be addressed with customer analytics by helping WCAI offer...

2013-09-18 23:02:37

Markowitz, a Nobel Laureate, is being recognized for his “Game of Life” computer simulation, which considers individuals’ retirement plans Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce that Nobel Laureate Harry Markowitz is the inaugural recipient of the Wharton-Jacobs Levy Prize for Quantitative Financial Innovation. The award will be presented to Markowitz at the Forum on Quantitative Finance hosted by the...

2013-09-16 12:24:33

Live, call-in format offers millions of people unprecedented access to world-renowned Wharton professors, distinguished alumni and expert guests NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) and The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania today announced the creation of "Business Radio Powered by the Wharton School," an exclusive, groundbreaking 24/7 channel featuring easily accessible information on a wide range of business topics. From hiring and...