Wharton/CUFE General Management Program - Modules

Wharton/CUFE General Management Program Offerings

The complete schedule is being finalized. Confirmed dates will be added soon.

Global Strategic Leadership

Faculty: Harbir Singh, PhD

Global Strategic Leadership will hone your strategic leadership capabilities, providing you with the tools to recognize and stay ahead of the economic forces shaping the global business landscape.

You will learn how to create a clear global business strategy for your organization, develop business growth strategies to align with that vision, and execute those international strategies to achieve your desired goals.

Investment Strategies

Faculty: Richard Marston, PhDGordon Bodnar, PhD

Investment managers are facing unprecedented change on many levels. The growing number and complexity of asset classes, disruptive worldwide economic and regulatory environments, emerging technologies, and shifts in investor behaviors and preferences make it challenging to keep knowledge and skills current. Investment Strategies and Portfolio Management addresses all of these concerns, leveraging the research and theories of Wharton’s renowned finance faculty with practitioner experience and expertise. The program provides a solid understanding of today’s investment landscape and the tools and theories for developing and measuring the performance of portfolios. It then looks closely at specific asset classes. Participants will gain a solid foundation that will help them advance their careers and meet their clients’ objectives.

Strategic Thinking and Leadership

Faculty: Harbir Singh, PhDMichael Useem, PhD

The path to success in a highly competitive and fast-growing global market is filled with obstacles. The challenge for leaders is to identify — then create and sustain — a competitive advantage in a globally connected environment. Quality leaders are those who can move strategy from concept into reality, develop the leadership capacities of the top team and beyond, and drive change while remaining vigilant about countermeasures by the competition.

Venture Capital

Faculty: Bilge Yilmaz, PhD

Venture capital is the fuel that drives emerging companies and ambitious entrepreneurs worldwide. But for every successful, disruptive, trailblazing start-up, there are dozens of other businesses that fail, even after receiving multiple infusions of capital.

Designed for investors and entrepreneurs alike, participants will come away with a greater understanding of how venture capital works; how the best venture capitalists source, screen, and value deals; and how to design contracts that protect both investors and founders.

Pricing Strategies

Faculty: John Zhang, PhD and Jagmohan Raju, PhD

Pricing Strategies will change the way you think about pricing. It demonstrates step-by-step processes for developing various strategies and how these approaches can be applied to specific business challenges. It shows how pricing works within the overall organizational growth strategy to achieve results.

Scaling Ventures

Faculty: Gad Allon, PhD

Growing a business can be a complex challenge that touches every area of the firm, presenting obstacles that test even highly experienced leaders. Scaling Ventures takes a holistic view of the process, incorporating strategy, finance, and leadership. These three pivotal elements, and how they work together to create a viable plan for growth, form the foundation of the program.