Robert Holthausen, PhD
EY Professor; The Nomura Securities Co. Professor; Professor of Accounting and Finance, The Wharton School
Effects of organizational structure on financial performance, management compensation issues, valuation
A former CPA and financial analyst and an award-winning teacher, Robert’s expertise is in investment management and valuation. Prior to joining Wharton, Robert taught for a decade at the Graduate School of Business of the University of Chicago. He is an editor of the Journal of Accounting and Economics, and the author of Corporate Valuation: Theory, Practice and Evidence.
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Executive Education Programs Taught
Advanced Finance Program
Increase your financial acumen through the world-class curriculum that distinguishes the Wharton School as an educational leader in finance. Earn Wharton alumni status upon completion of six open-enrollment Finance programs. Some restrictions will apply.
Finance and Accounting for the Non-Financial Manager
Learn how to use financial data to make business decisions and to evaluate your firm’s performance. Examine core concepts of finance and accounting in a straightforward, easy-to-grasp manner.
Mergers and Acquisitions
Our interdisciplinary faculty and industry speakers help you select, assess, and evaluate potential opportunities. Examine acquisition strategy, valuation techniques, tax issues, due diligence, and post-acquisition integration.