Program Experience

Highlights and Key Outcomes

In the TMI/Wharton Global Fellow Program, you will:

  • Use Wharton’s knowledge to refine, strengthen, and expand your perspective for leveraging talent in leading organizations through flux
  • Enrich your philosophy and understanding of building enduring organizations and businesses through the latest in HR and talent management
  • Experience the transformative personal and professional development essential for moving from HR leadership to high-impact organizational leadership
  • Harness the Wharton experience for developing a powerful network of fellow global HR leaders
  • Earn the Global Fellow of Talent Management credential from Wharton, one of the world’s most -esteemed business schools, and TMI, the world’s most trusted talent management standards and credentialing body

Experience & Impact

The TMI/Wharton Global Fellow Program in Talent Management consists of multiple learning modules which cover 30 topics of Talent Management and strategic HR leadership. The program includes a nine day stay at the Wharton School for a residential Master Class. A Global Fellow Certification examination is held at the completion of the Master Class, and the Global Fellow of Talent Management credential is awarded to participants who successfully complete all program requirements. Highly selective, the program is limited to 30 high-potential HR professionals. Participants will develop greater confidence as leaders and enhance their capabilities to face challenges inherent to a dynamically changing workplace. Participants will also build a strong network of high-achieving peers that continues to provide guidance and support long after the program has ended.

Please visit TMI's website to read about the detailed course structure.

Talent Management Institute

This program is developed in partnership with the Talent Management Institute, a global leader in talent management credentialing for executives and organizations. TMI also provides research-based standards and frameworks that support the integration of talent management into both organizational HR practices and managerial and leadership responsibilities.

Who Should Attend

Applicants to the Global Fellow Program have already achieved a high level of professional success. They may be HR executives (including CHROs), academics, researchers, educators, or consultants. All applicants meet the work experience and education requirements of one of five candidacy tracks, and seek admittance to the program to accelerate their personal and professional growth.


Global Fellow Track 1: Senior HR Leaders and Experts

This track is open for directors, SVP/VPs, heads of HR function, and talent leaders as well as business school professors/educators, organizational learning and development experts, researchers, and consultants in HR and related fields. Inviting participants who have been recognized in their careers of 15 years or more for the impact they have made to their organizations and toward Talent Management and human resource practices in their industry. All applicants from this track should hold at least a Bachelor's degree in HRM/Business/Management or related disciplines from an accredited institution.

Global Fellow Track 2: Academic and Research Expertise

This track is ideal for knowledge creators, educators, and explorers of the frontiers of business and management, with a special interest in the discipline of Talent Management and its role in organizational health, sustenance, and growth. The applicants would ideally hold a Doctorate/ PhD in any of the business/management/HR or related subjects/disciplines and engaged in teaching and research in these areas for 10 years of more. Those completing their doctorates are also encouraged to apply.

Global Fellow Track 3: Young Leaders

This track is for those exceptionally bright young HR professionals with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution who have zoomed to great career heights and senior positions earlier and faster than normal due to their brilliance and zeal to propel business. Also, exceptional young leaders who have made their international mark in a short time through their accomplishments across business functions including, but not limited to: product management, engineering, sales, business development and R&D are welcome to apply.

Global Fellow Track 4: Associate Fellow Exclusive

This track is for applicants who have successfully completed the TMI-Wharton Associate Fellow program in Talent Management and passed all prescribed assessments. If admitted, applicants under this track will join the applicable stage of the Global Fellow program.

Global Fellow Track 5: Leaders from Non-HR Functions/Areas

This track is for those brilliant non-HR leader-professionals who are heads of departments, or who lead mission-critical business or management functions and change-projects, or who have Talent Management embedded strongly in their leadership responsibilities. They are seasoned campaigners with 20 years or more of experience behind them, towering over their peers in accomplishments, and hold at least a good Bachelor's degree from a renowned university

Plan your stay in Philadelphia

Plan Your Stay

This program is held at the Steinberg Conference Center located on the University of Pennsylvania campus in Philadelphia. Meals and accommodations are included in the program fees. Learn more about planning your stay at Wharton’s Philadelphia campus.

Group Enrollment

To further leverage the value and impact of this program, we encourage companies to send cross-functional teams of executives to Wharton. We offer group enrollment benefits to companies sending four or more participants.


Peter Cappelli

Peter Cappelli, DPhilSee Faculty Bio

Academic Director

George W. Taylor Professor of Management; Director, Center for Human Resources, The Wharton School

Research Interests: Human-resource practices, public policy related to employment, talent and performance management

Date, Location, & Fees

July 13 – 17, 2020andDecember 1 – 4, 2020$23,250

August 17 – 21, 2020andDecember 1 – 4, 2020$23,250

Download the program schedule, including session details.

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Hotel Information

The program fee includes accommodations and meals during the two Wharton residential program visits. Prices are subject to change.

For more details on prices and start dates, please visit the TMI website.

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Talent Management Institute

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