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, valuationAbout 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 website Executive Education Programs Taught:Advanced Finance ProgramAcquire the finance skills necessary to remain at the leading edge of success in numerous professions with this program that covers a comprehensive range of finance disciplines. Earn Wharton alumni status upon completion of six open-enrollment Finance programs. Some restrictions will apply. 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.