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The Wharton Difference: Leadership and business acumen that drives performance

Global Perspective

Wharton brings a diverse, global perspective to the classroom, unlocking the value and opportunity that comes from examining issues across business, cultural, and geographic boundaries.

Analytics

Wharton delivers knowledge with analytical rigor rooted in evidence-based research and extensive industry experience, translated into actionable strategies by our expert faculty.

Wharton Impact

Each year, nearly 10,000 executives worldwide choose Wharton to advance their leadership at every level and make an impact in their organizations.

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Executives around the world choose Wharton Executive Education to help them navigate the speed of change in today’s marketplace.

  • Open Enrollment for Individuals and Groups

    Wharton Executive Education’s programs are highly experiential learning experiences that are designed to advance leaders at every level. To further leverage the value and impact of a program across an organization, send a small group of executives to an open-enrollment program.

  • Custom Programs for Organizations

    Starting from an initial and thorough needs assessment, Wharton draws on the expertise of our dedicated Faculty, Client Relations, and Program Management teams to design and deliver custom programs that are optimal for our clients.

  • Online Learning

    Using the latest technology, Wharton offers executive education online designed to reach all levels of a company’s workforce regardless of employee locations.

Wharton Client Experiences

Iain O’Brien credits Wharton’s Advanced Management Program with significantly expanding his professional and personal network.

Client Successes: Braskem

How can a fast-growing global chemical company create a global leadership mindset among its high-potential managers worldwide while expanding into new markets? That was the challenge facing Brazilian-based Braskem, Latin America’s largest petrochemical company.

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Our Faculty

Sigal Barsade

Sigal Barsade, PhD

Joseph Frank Bernstein Professor, Professor of Management, The Wharton School

Prof. Barsade’s research and consulting involve the influence of emotions and emotional intelligence on work behavior, organizational culture and change, the effect of personality on managerial performance, and power and politics in organizations. Recent articles have appeared in the Bloomberg Businessweek, The Economic Times, Fortune, Psychology Today, and Science Daily.

Essential Leadership: Custom Learning for Global Nasdaq Leaders

Custom Learning for Global Nasdaq Leaders: Essential Leadership

Nasdaq and Wharton are delivering a custom program to elevate the strategic thinking and enhance the business acumen of Nasdaq leaders.

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Everyone Is an Innovator: Building a Culture of Non-conformity, Part 2

Everyone Is an Innovator: Building a Culture of Non-conformity, Part 2

In Part 1, we shared four steps for encouraging original thinking from your employees. Here, learn five steps for developing a rigorous process for assessment and encouraging employees to keep the ideas coming.

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Friend & Foe: When to Cooperate, When to Compete, and How to Succeed at Both

Friend & Foe: When to Cooperate, When to Compete, & How to Succeed at Both

In their new book, Adam Galinsky and Maurice Schweitzer argue that to succeed in life and work, you can’t be either cooperative or competitive and balancing the two leads to our best outcomes.

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The Campus Experience

The Wharton is part of the historic University of Pennsylvania, a vibrant university located in the city of Philadelphia. We deliver executive education programs in Philadelphia, San Francisco, Beijing, or at partner sites across the globe.