Mario Moussa, PhD

President, Moussa Consulting

About Mario:

An advisor to senior leaders on strategy and competitiveness, and an expert in large-scale organizational initiatives, collaboration, and negotiation, Mario has led projects for United Health Group, Bristol-Myers Squibb, and PNC Bank. Mario frequently speaks at conferences for clients such as Cigna, Disney, and Morgan Stanley, and has held visiting appointments at the Medical University of South Carolina. He is the co-author of The Art of Woo: Using Strategic Persuasion to Sell Your Ideas and Committed Teams: Three Steps to Inspiring Passion and Performance (Wiley, 2016).

At Wharton Executive Education, Mario leads program integration in the following programs:


Executive Education Programs Taught

ABA Stonier Graduate School of Banking Program
An educational partnership between Wharton and the American Bankers Association, this three-year program will arm you with the necessary leadership skill training to effectively recognize and handle high-level management issues.

Athlete Development Professional Certification Program
This program will provide athletic engagement professionals with the business skills to work more effectively with players, their families and key stakeholders, and become a well-respected and valued member of their organization's team.

Executive Development Program
Transitioning from functional, unit, or regional management to general management requires knowledge in areas such as finance, marketing, leadership, and strategy. This program prepares you for the complexities of organizational dynamics, communication, and leadership.

Leading Organizational Change
Examine the complex interpersonal and strategic issues involved in successfully spearheading change. Gain frameworks, models, and perspectives on leading change and apply them to your unique challenges.

Making Strategy Work: Leading Effective Execution
Gain the framework to develop and execute strategic plans. Learn to integrate strategy and implementation while you examine integration issues, strategic change, and impact on corporate culture.

Physician Leadership Academy
Physician Leadership Academy, offered in partnership with Deloitte Consulting, will facilitate the journey from physician leader to enterprise leader. This program consisting of three non-consecutive modules combines in-person learning with individual feedback and coaching, mentoring from successful physician leaders, and peer support.

Strategic Persuasion Workshop: The Art and Science of Selling Ideas
Assess your personal persuasion style, and apply what you learn to your current challenges. This program provides tools to help you advance your cause in the organization, identify and remove barriers to persuading others, and learn the “Art of Woo”—winning others over.

The CFO: Becoming a Strategic Partner
This program helps you refine your leadership style, communicate your financial knowledge to other leaders, and make a greater contribution to strategy development and value creation in your organization.

Wharton/ASIS Program for Security Executives
This program covers the core concepts of business to broaden your managerial and strategic perspectives, enhance your business instincts, and sharpen your ability to tackle management challenges. It will help you work more effectively with other leaders in your organization and communicate the bottom-line impact of security decisions.

Wharton's Essentials of Management
Drawing on key faculty and content from Wharton’s top-ranked MBA program, this program introduces you to the fundamentals every successful manager needs in marketing, finance, strategy, negotiations, and leadership.