All Programs Open-Enrollment Programs Academic Partnership Programs Accelerated Development Program ADP Circle Wharton Business and Law Certificate WBLC Course Offerings Meet the Wharton Faculty WBLC Application & General Program Info Wharton Certificate in Management Corporate & Industry Partnership Programs Strategic Decision and Risk Management Certificate (SDRM) Industry Association Programs Certificate of Professional Development CPD Tracks CPD Circle CPD Testimonials Frequently Asked Questions Request Information Executive MBA Registration Information Lifelong Learning for Wharton Alumni Lifelong Learning Executive Education Guidelines Lifelong Learning Testimonial Program Quick Finder Enter Keywordand/orSelect a Program TopicSelect a Program TopicComprehensive Executive ProgramsLeadership ProgramsFinance & Wealth ManagementMarketing & SalesStrategy & InnovationIndustry Association ProgramsEnter Start DatethruEnter End Date Any dates Strategic Decision and Risk Management Certificate (SDRM) Wharton’s Aresty Institute of Executive Education, in conjunction with Strategic Decisions Group (SDG), is pleased to introduce the Strategic Decision and Risk Management Certificate, a specialized certificate for business leaders looking to expand their leadership skills. Offering a combination of Wharton’s academic and research expertise with SDG’s 35 years of real-world management consulting experience, the Certificate offers mid-career professionals the opportunity to enhance their leadership skills with a focus on making decisions under uncertainty. The concepts and tools acquired while earning the certificate empower participants to make value-creating, defensible decisions and to manage risk for competitive advantage. The curriculum consists of a number of short individual programs in topics including strategy development, innovation, risk management, negotiation, and leadership. Participants select programs that best accommodate their interests and professional development needs. Those who complete the certificate program will be better able to: For More Information To apply to the certificate program, visit SDG’s website. To learn more, contact Patty Harris or Kristen Pratt of SDRM, by email or at +1.650.475.4300. Apply for Certificate Make sound decisions under pressure Use innovation and design thinking to generate better alternatives Understand enterprise risk from the shareholder perspective Gain true commitment from all team members to foster effective execution Participants must submit an application to the overall certificate and submit an application for each individual Wharton program. To complete the Certificate, participants must take the following Wharton and SDG programs: Biases in Decision Making (required, offered by Wharton) Achieving Strategic Decision Quality (required, offered by SDG) One Wharton Executive Education elective Two SDG electives For the SDG electives, these are the eligible courses: Analytics for Strategic Insight Decision Analytics for Finance Professionals Leading Strategic Decision Making Leading with Integrity: Ethics for the Real World Managing Business Portfolios for Maximum Value The Upside of Risk: Value-Driven Enterprise Risk Management For the Wharton electives, these are the eligible programs: Customer Analytics Executive Negotiation Workshop: Negotiate with Confidence Finance and Accounting for the Non-Financial Manager Innovation for Growth: Strategies for Creating Value Leveraging Neuroscience for Business Impact Mastering Innovation: From Idea to Value Creation Wharton Finance for Executives The Strategic Decision-Making Mindset No Alumni Affiliation or Academic Credit The Wharton Executive Education and SDG Strategic Decision and Risk Management Certificate Program is not a degree program. Courses in the Certificate Program are non-credit, supplemental courses that do not count toward any degree. Participants who complete the Certificate Program will not be conferred Wharton/University of Pennsylvania alumni status. In addition, completion of SDG courses will not count towards Wharton’s Aresty Scholar, CPD, or any other Wharton Executive Education designation. Strategic Decisions Group Strategic Decisions Group (SDG) is a global consulting firm with expertise in strategic decision making, risk management, and shareholder value creation. SDG’s collaborative approach helps clients find innovative strategies for today while helping them build decision competency for the future.