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2014-08-07 23:01:11

Up to five reporters who cover aspects of public policy will receive Penn-Wharton Public Policy Initiative Scholarship to attend Oct 12-15 Philadelphia program with nearly all expenses paid. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 What: The Wharton School is pleased to announce the Penn Wharton Public Policy Scholarship which will allow up to five business journalists whose reporting highlights public policy issues either domestically or internationally to attend the Wharton Seminars...

2014-06-16 16:23:33

Seminar Equips Teachers with Tools and Resources that will Help Students Prosper SAN FRANCISCO, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US and Knowledge@Wharton High School (KWHS) today welcomed nearly 120 high school educators to the PwC-KWHS Seminar for High School Educators on Business and Financial Responsibility. The purpose of the biannual, three-day training seminar is to deepen educators' subject-matter knowledge of how to effectively teach basic, yet critical, financial and leadership...

2014-05-28 23:09:54

Two Dynamic Presenters, Wharton Professors Saikat Chaudhuri and David Robertson, on “Incubating Innovation in Established Firms” and “Managing Innovation: Lessons from the LEGO Group” San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Important: Only One Week Left to Apply What: Through intensive lectures and hands-on exercises, the Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists, led by the Wharton School’s most prominent professors, helps reporters gain a better understanding of key business...

2014-05-06 23:08:47

Wharton Professors Saikat Chaudhuri and David Robertson on “Incubating Innovation in Established Firms” and “The Balance Between Creativity and Constraints” San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 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 a better understanding of key business and economic issues. This one-day program will feature Wharton...

2014-05-05 23:03:52

Dana Cita wins First Wharton Social Impact Prize with an Educational Lending Platform to Help Indonesian Students Pay for School Philadelphia, Pa. (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announced that student team Slidejoy won the $30,000 Perlman Grand Prize of the 2014 Wharton Business Plan Competition. The prize was awarded at the Wharton School’s annual Venture Finals on May 1, 2014, where student Finalists received more than $125,000 in combined...

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...


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