> Robert Holthausen, PhD The Nomura Securities Co. Professor; Professor of Accounting; Professor of Finance, The Wharton SchoolResearch Interests:Effects of organizational structure on financial performance, management compensation issues, valuation About Robert A former CPA and financial analyst and an award-winning teacher, Robert has expertise 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. Read full faculty bio on Wharton websiteExecutive Education Programs TaughtAdvanced Finance ProgramAccelerate your career by mastering multiple in-demand disciplines within the finance industry. This comprehensive, tailored learning journey takes you through six open-enrollment programs — each led by Wharton’s renowned Finance faculty. Upon completion, you will be granted highly sought-after Wharton alumni status. Corporate ValuationLearn how to evaluate the financial implications of strategic business decisions through financial modeling. Become more effective at communicating the consequences of financial decisions to your organization’s key stakeholders. Finance and Accounting for the Non-Financial ManagerLearn how to use financial data to make more-informed 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 AcquisitionsAcademic DirectorOur 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.