Business Acumen Programs

Overview

“If you want to stay current, if you want to stay relevant, absolutely take part in Wharton’s executive development programs.”
— Jacqueline Martin, a director of marketing and business development

Whether you need to refresh some existing business skills or quickly develop new ones, Wharton has the right program for your specific need. Our Business Acumen programs, in areas such as Finance, Marketing, and Strategy, are rigorous, practical, and designed for a high level of engagement with our world-class faculty. And, they have one focus — on educating you.

CPD Recipient: Jovelle Fernandez, MD, PhD, Head, Medical Governance and Assurance at GlaxoSmithKline

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Alumni Status

Upon successful completion of the Advanced Management Program, General Management Program, or Advanced Finance Program, you will earn Wharton alumni status.


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Alumni Status

Upon successful completion of the Advanced Management Program, General Management Program, or Advanced Finance Program, you will earn Wharton alumni status.

  • Finance & Wealth Management

    • New!

      Advanced Finance Program

      Flexible Learning Journey | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      Acquire 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.

    • New!

      Assessing Commercial Real Estate Investments and Markets

      June 3 - 6, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      Discover how to add commercial real estate to your client’s or institution’s diversified investment portfolio. Become more discerning evaluators of real estate investment partners and opportunities in the U.S. and globally.

    • Certified Investment Management Analyst® (CIMA®) Certification

      January 28 - February 1, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      The CIMA® certification is the only credential designed specifically for the financial professional who wants to attain a level of competency as an advanced investment consultant. In partnership with the Investments & Wealth Institute™, Wharton offers an intensive educational component of the program to prepare participants for the Certification Examination.

    • New!

      Client Psychology

      April 1 - 3, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      Develop a more effective client-centered practice by drawing heavily on advances in psychology, behavioral finance, evidence-based decision making and the human sciences to better understand the biases, behaviors, and perceptions that impact client decision-making and financial well-being.

    • Corporate Valuation

      January 28 - February 1, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      Learn 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 Manager

      January 14 - 18, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      Learn how to use financial data to make business decisions and to evaluate your firm's performance. Examine core concepts of finance and accounting in a straightforward, easy-to-grasp manner.

    • General Management Program

      Flexible Learning Journey | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      Enhance your leadership skills and advance your business acumen with a focused curriculum that covers finance, leadership, marketing, and strategy. Earn Wharton alumni status upon completion of six open-enrollment programs. Some restrictions will apply.

    • Investment Strategies and Portfolio Management

      June 3 - 7, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      Develop investment portfolios that generate the highest return for your level of investment risk. This program provides a solid foundation for building optimal portfolios and effective tools for making better investments.

    • Mergers and Acquisitions

      January 20 - 25, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      Our 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.

    • Pricing Strategies: Measuring, Capturing, and Retaining Value

      July 22 - 25, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      Gain new approaches for achieving maximum value and increasing your firm's bottom line. In this program, you'll learn about the specific challenges facing various industries, including pricing new products, short lifecycle products, dynamic pricing, and bundling products and services.

    • Private Equity: Investing and Creating Value

      April 8 - 12, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      Gain exposure to the strategies that private equity firms use to structure and finance a deal and create value for their investors. Understand the key drivers in private equity and gain confidence in evaluating investment opportunities.

    • Private Wealth Management Program

      May 5 - 10, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      Experience the rigorous Wharton wealth management curriculum in a confidential setting with other affluent families. High net worth investors from more than 50 countries have attended this five-day program offered in conjunction with the Institute for Private Investors (IPI) since 1999.

    • RMA/Wharton Advanced Risk Management Program

      May 5 - 11, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      This program provides executives in banking and related fields with analytical frameworks, strategies, and resources for measuring, managing, and monitoring risk.

    • Resolve the key challenges companies face when trying to grow rapidly as they transition from tactical, short-term thinking to a long-term focused vision. Learn how to move beyond the startup phase to create a large enterprise of tremendous value.

    • The CFO: Becoming a Strategic Partner

      April 15 - 19, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      This program helps you refine your leadership style, communicate your financial knowledge to other leaders, and make a greater contribution to strategy development and value creation in your organization.

    • New!

      Value Creation and Growth through Innovative Corporate Finance

      April 29 - May 3, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      Learn how your financial institution or firm can effectively manage risk in today’s uncertain economy. Discover whether it is more efficient to take on debt, offer equity, or do a combination of both when making capital structure decisions.

    • New!

      Venture Capital

      May 6 - 10, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      Learn how to evaluate venture capital investment opportunities and do due diligence that will uncover pitfalls and mitigate risk.

    • Wharton Finance for Executives

      February 18 - 22, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      Demystify the process of creating shareholder value, gain techniques to evaluate the financial impact and value of strategic decisions, and explore issues such as capital structures, diversification, and risk.

  • Marketing & Sales

    • Customer Analytics

      February 25 - March 1, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      Gain an in-depth understanding of new forms of customer data, enhance your ability to forecast customer behavior, and acquire the skills to develop and execute effective monetization strategies.

    • New!

      Customer-Driven Marketing – Middle East

      December 9 - 12, 2018 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates

      See More

      Gain a better understanding of your customers and the role of marketing throughout your organization. Using both quantitative and qualitative methods, lectures, case studies, and hands-on exercises, you will learn how to evaluate new business opportunities, forecast, measure consumer preferences, and set pricing. (DUBAI)

    • Digital Marketing Strategies for the Digital Economy

      June 17 - 20, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      Understand and evaluate key aspects of digital marketing, including digital strategy and social media, to enable successful development and implementation of relevant and powerful digital marketing efforts.

    • General Management Program

      Flexible Learning Journey | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      Enhance your leadership skills and advance your business acumen with a focused curriculum that covers finance, leadership, marketing, and strategy. Earn Wharton alumni status upon completion of six open-enrollment programs. Some restrictions will apply.

    • New!

      Leveraging Neuroscience for Business Impact

      May 13 - 16, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      Learn how to apply neuroscience principles and technology to shape consumer behavior, improve your decisions, build better teams, strengthen client relationships, and hone marketing and communication strategies.

    • New!

      People Analytics: HR Transformation through Data

      March 25 - 28, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      Discover how to apply analytical data to make more informed people-related decisions, and acquire better human resources tools for defining and cultivating organizational culture.

    • Pricing Strategies: Measuring, Capturing, and Retaining Value

      July 22 - 25, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      Gain new approaches for achieving maximum value and increasing your firm's bottom line. In this program, you'll learn about the specific challenges facing various industries, including pricing new products, short lifecycle products, dynamic pricing, and bundling products and services.

    • Strategic Marketing for Competitive Advantage

      March 31 - April 5, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      Learn how leading marketers segment and target customers, analyze consumer decisions, develop unique brands, utilize distribution channels, and make effective marketing communication decisions.

  • Strategy & Innovation

    • Advanced Management Program

      May 26 - June 28, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      Technology, globalization, and constant change have made the job of leading a business more exciting, complex, and demanding. If you are leading, or are in line to lead your firm, Wharton’s flagship program empowers you to define and act on your purpose as a leader and strengthen your strategic prowess. Receive alumni status.

    • Business Essentials for Executives

      May 5 - 10, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      Drawing on key faculty and content from Wharton’s top-ranked MBA program, this program introduces you to the fundamentals every successful manager needs in marketing, finance, strategy, negotiations, and leadership.

    • New!

      Business Model Innovation in the Digital Age

      May 13 - 17, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      Learn how to unlock significant opportunities for adding value and growth by innovating with your existing products, customers, and markets. Implement a process for business model innovation that can be used repeatedly throughout your organization.

    • Corporate Valuation

      January 28 - February 1, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      Learn 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.

    • Creating and Implementing Strategy for Competitive Advantage

      February 25 - March 1, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      Learn to accurately assess the competition, design a compelling strategy, leverage your firm's capabilities to full advantage, and obtain necessary resources through alliances, acquisitions, and internal corporate ventures.

    • Customer Analytics

      February 25 - March 1, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      Gain an in-depth understanding of new forms of customer data, enhance your ability to forecast customer behavior, and acquire the skills to develop and execute effective monetization strategies.

    • Driving Growth through Strategic Partnerships

      April 15 - 18, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      Build mastery in formulating, negotiating, managing, and evaluating alliances. Adopt practical tools for establishing a global strategic position, even with limited time and resources, and for overcoming many of the obstacles inherent in new market expansion and new product development.

    • Effective Execution of Organizational Strategy

      April 8 - 12, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      Explore the most important factors involved in implementation, including leadership, talent management, and organizational design. Learn a logical approach to execution that will help you overcome even the most challenging obstacles.

    • Executive Development Program

      March 10 - 22, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      Transitioning from functional, unit, or regional management to general management requires knowledge in areas such as finance, marketing, leadership, and strategy. This program prepares you for the complexities of organizational dynamics, communication, and leadership.

    • Executive Negotiation Workshop: Negotiate with Confidence

      April 15 - 19, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      Identify and understand your own negotiation style and that of others to negotiate more effectively. Learn transformative techniques and acquire practical tools and frameworks that will improve your ability to negotiate both inside and outside your organization.

    • General Management Program

      Flexible Learning Journey | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      Enhance your leadership skills and advance your business acumen with a focused curriculum that covers finance, leadership, marketing, and strategy. Earn Wharton alumni status upon completion of six open-enrollment programs. Some restrictions will apply.

    • Global Strategic Leadership

      October 1 - 4, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      Discover how you can formulate a global strategy for your organization and learn how to execute it with speed and agility. Explore ways of serving customers and leading across borders. Expand your organization's visionary capacity to inspire greater possibilities for your collective future.

    • New!

      Health Care Innovation

      April 25 - 28, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      Discover a highly effective process-oriented approach to innovation that can shorten the distance between idea generation to implementation in your health care organization.

    • Innovation for Growth: Strategies for Creating Value

      November 18 - 21, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      Create new business models, launch new products, improve customer experience, and open new markets. With an "Innovation Toolkit," you can design a flexible innovation process that lets your company quickly adapt to, and profit from, changes in customers, competitors, or markets.

    • New!

      Leveraging Neuroscience for Business Impact

      May 13 - 16, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      Learn how to apply neuroscience principles and technology to shape consumer behavior, improve your decisions, build better teams, strengthen client relationships, and hone marketing and communication strategies.

    • Mastering Innovation: From Idea to Value Creation

      January 13 - 17, 2019 | San Francisco, CA

      See More

      Become the catalyst for company-wide change when you learn how to construct the architecture that drives innovation in an organization.

    • Mergers and Acquisitions

      January 20 - 25, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      Our 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.

    • New!

      People Analytics: HR Transformation through Data

      March 25 - 28, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      Discover how to apply analytical data to make more informed people-related decisions, and acquire better human resources tools for defining and cultivating organizational culture.

    • Resolve the key challenges companies face when trying to grow rapidly as they transition from tactical, short-term thinking to a long-term focused vision. Learn how to move beyond the startup phase to create a large enterprise of tremendous value.

    • Strategic Thinking and Leadership – India

      February 5 - 7, 2019 | Delhi, India

      See More

      Discover sources of competitive advantage and drivers of sustainability. Strengthen your ability to think and act strategically; create a leader's checklist to guide your execution of the strategy; and prepare yourself, your team, and your organization to compete, grow, and succeed. (INDIA)

    • Strategic Thinking and Leadership – Middle East

      February 3 - 6, 2019 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates

      See More

      Discover sources of competitive advantage and drivers of sustainability. Strengthen your ability to think and act strategically; create a leader's checklist to guide your execution of the strategy; and prepare yourself, your team, and your organization to compete, grow, and succeed. (MIDDLE EAST)

    • The Leadership Edge: Strategies for the New Leader

      May 6 - 10, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      Make the transition from new manager to leader in your organization. Gain insights into your decision-making processes and develop an authentic leadership style that is true to your personality. Find new and effective ways to motivate and inspire your work colleagues and associates.

    • The Strategic Decision-Making Mindset

      May 21 - 24, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      There's an art and science to making strategic business decisions. Explore the best practices and behaviors that lead to good decision-making habits. Learn how to effectively use critical thinking in business and gain a deeper understanding of the role personal judgment and emotions play in the decision-making process.

    • Wharton/ASIS Program for Security Executives: Making the Business Case for Security

      September 29 - October 4, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

      See More

      This program covers the core concepts of business to broaden your managerial and strategic perspectives, enhance your business instincts, and sharpen your ability to tackle management challenges. It will help you work more effectively with other leaders in your organization and communicate the bottom-line impact of security decisions.

  • New!

    Advanced Finance Program

    Flexible Learning Journey | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    Acquire 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.

  • New!

    Assessing Commercial Real Estate Investments and Markets

    June 3 - 6, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    Discover how to add commercial real estate to your client’s or institution’s diversified investment portfolio. Become more discerning evaluators of real estate investment partners and opportunities in the U.S. and globally.

  • Certified Investment Management Analyst® (CIMA®) Certification

    January 28 - February 1, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    The CIMA® certification is the only credential designed specifically for the financial professional who wants to attain a level of competency as an advanced investment consultant. In partnership with the Investments & Wealth Institute™, Wharton offers an intensive educational component of the program to prepare participants for the Certification Examination.

  • New!

    Client Psychology

    April 1 - 3, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    Develop a more effective client-centered practice by drawing heavily on advances in psychology, behavioral finance, evidence-based decision making and the human sciences to better understand the biases, behaviors, and perceptions that impact client decision-making and financial well-being.

  • Corporate Valuation

    January 28 - February 1, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    Learn 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 Manager

    January 14 - 18, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    Learn how to use financial data to make business decisions and to evaluate your firm's performance. Examine core concepts of finance and accounting in a straightforward, easy-to-grasp manner.

  • General Management Program

    Flexible Learning Journey | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    Enhance your leadership skills and advance your business acumen with a focused curriculum that covers finance, leadership, marketing, and strategy. Earn Wharton alumni status upon completion of six open-enrollment programs. Some restrictions will apply.

  • Investment Strategies and Portfolio Management

    June 3 - 7, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    Develop investment portfolios that generate the highest return for your level of investment risk. This program provides a solid foundation for building optimal portfolios and effective tools for making better investments.

  • Mergers and Acquisitions

    January 20 - 25, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    Our 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.

  • Pricing Strategies: Measuring, Capturing, and Retaining Value

    July 22 - 25, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    Gain new approaches for achieving maximum value and increasing your firm's bottom line. In this program, you'll learn about the specific challenges facing various industries, including pricing new products, short lifecycle products, dynamic pricing, and bundling products and services.

  • Private Equity: Investing and Creating Value

    April 8 - 12, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    Gain exposure to the strategies that private equity firms use to structure and finance a deal and create value for their investors. Understand the key drivers in private equity and gain confidence in evaluating investment opportunities.

  • Private Wealth Management Program

    May 5 - 10, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    Experience the rigorous Wharton wealth management curriculum in a confidential setting with other affluent families. High net worth investors from more than 50 countries have attended this five-day program offered in conjunction with the Institute for Private Investors (IPI) since 1999.

  • RMA/Wharton Advanced Risk Management Program

    May 5 - 11, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    This program provides executives in banking and related fields with analytical frameworks, strategies, and resources for measuring, managing, and monitoring risk.

  • Resolve the key challenges companies face when trying to grow rapidly as they transition from tactical, short-term thinking to a long-term focused vision. Learn how to move beyond the startup phase to create a large enterprise of tremendous value.

  • The CFO: Becoming a Strategic Partner

    April 15 - 19, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    This program helps you refine your leadership style, communicate your financial knowledge to other leaders, and make a greater contribution to strategy development and value creation in your organization.

  • New!

    Value Creation and Growth through Innovative Corporate Finance

    April 29 - May 3, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    Learn how your financial institution or firm can effectively manage risk in today’s uncertain economy. Discover whether it is more efficient to take on debt, offer equity, or do a combination of both when making capital structure decisions.

  • New!

    Venture Capital

    May 6 - 10, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    Learn how to evaluate venture capital investment opportunities and do due diligence that will uncover pitfalls and mitigate risk.

  • Wharton Finance for Executives

    February 18 - 22, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    Demystify the process of creating shareholder value, gain techniques to evaluate the financial impact and value of strategic decisions, and explore issues such as capital structures, diversification, and risk.

  • Customer Analytics

    February 25 - March 1, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    Gain an in-depth understanding of new forms of customer data, enhance your ability to forecast customer behavior, and acquire the skills to develop and execute effective monetization strategies.

  • New!

    Customer-Driven Marketing – Middle East

    December 9 - 12, 2018 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    See More

    Gain a better understanding of your customers and the role of marketing throughout your organization. Using both quantitative and qualitative methods, lectures, case studies, and hands-on exercises, you will learn how to evaluate new business opportunities, forecast, measure consumer preferences, and set pricing. (DUBAI)

  • Digital Marketing Strategies for the Digital Economy

    June 17 - 20, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    Understand and evaluate key aspects of digital marketing, including digital strategy and social media, to enable successful development and implementation of relevant and powerful digital marketing efforts.

  • General Management Program

    Flexible Learning Journey | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    Enhance your leadership skills and advance your business acumen with a focused curriculum that covers finance, leadership, marketing, and strategy. Earn Wharton alumni status upon completion of six open-enrollment programs. Some restrictions will apply.

  • New!

    Leveraging Neuroscience for Business Impact

    May 13 - 16, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    Learn how to apply neuroscience principles and technology to shape consumer behavior, improve your decisions, build better teams, strengthen client relationships, and hone marketing and communication strategies.

  • New!

    People Analytics: HR Transformation through Data

    March 25 - 28, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    Discover how to apply analytical data to make more informed people-related decisions, and acquire better human resources tools for defining and cultivating organizational culture.

  • Pricing Strategies: Measuring, Capturing, and Retaining Value

    July 22 - 25, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    Gain new approaches for achieving maximum value and increasing your firm's bottom line. In this program, you'll learn about the specific challenges facing various industries, including pricing new products, short lifecycle products, dynamic pricing, and bundling products and services.

  • Strategic Marketing for Competitive Advantage

    March 31 - April 5, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    Learn how leading marketers segment and target customers, analyze consumer decisions, develop unique brands, utilize distribution channels, and make effective marketing communication decisions.

  • Advanced Management Program

    May 26 - June 28, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    Technology, globalization, and constant change have made the job of leading a business more exciting, complex, and demanding. If you are leading, or are in line to lead your firm, Wharton’s flagship program empowers you to define and act on your purpose as a leader and strengthen your strategic prowess. Receive alumni status.

  • Business Essentials for Executives

    May 5 - 10, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    Drawing on key faculty and content from Wharton’s top-ranked MBA program, this program introduces you to the fundamentals every successful manager needs in marketing, finance, strategy, negotiations, and leadership.

  • New!

    Business Model Innovation in the Digital Age

    May 13 - 17, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    Learn how to unlock significant opportunities for adding value and growth by innovating with your existing products, customers, and markets. Implement a process for business model innovation that can be used repeatedly throughout your organization.

  • Corporate Valuation

    January 28 - February 1, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    Learn 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.

  • Creating and Implementing Strategy for Competitive Advantage

    February 25 - March 1, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    Learn to accurately assess the competition, design a compelling strategy, leverage your firm's capabilities to full advantage, and obtain necessary resources through alliances, acquisitions, and internal corporate ventures.

  • Customer Analytics

    February 25 - March 1, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    Gain an in-depth understanding of new forms of customer data, enhance your ability to forecast customer behavior, and acquire the skills to develop and execute effective monetization strategies.

  • Driving Growth through Strategic Partnerships

    April 15 - 18, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    Build mastery in formulating, negotiating, managing, and evaluating alliances. Adopt practical tools for establishing a global strategic position, even with limited time and resources, and for overcoming many of the obstacles inherent in new market expansion and new product development.

  • Effective Execution of Organizational Strategy

    April 8 - 12, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    Explore the most important factors involved in implementation, including leadership, talent management, and organizational design. Learn a logical approach to execution that will help you overcome even the most challenging obstacles.

  • Executive Development Program

    March 10 - 22, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    Transitioning from functional, unit, or regional management to general management requires knowledge in areas such as finance, marketing, leadership, and strategy. This program prepares you for the complexities of organizational dynamics, communication, and leadership.

  • Executive Negotiation Workshop: Negotiate with Confidence

    April 15 - 19, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    Identify and understand your own negotiation style and that of others to negotiate more effectively. Learn transformative techniques and acquire practical tools and frameworks that will improve your ability to negotiate both inside and outside your organization.

  • General Management Program

    Flexible Learning Journey | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    Enhance your leadership skills and advance your business acumen with a focused curriculum that covers finance, leadership, marketing, and strategy. Earn Wharton alumni status upon completion of six open-enrollment programs. Some restrictions will apply.

  • Global Strategic Leadership

    October 1 - 4, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    Discover how you can formulate a global strategy for your organization and learn how to execute it with speed and agility. Explore ways of serving customers and leading across borders. Expand your organization's visionary capacity to inspire greater possibilities for your collective future.

  • New!

    Health Care Innovation

    April 25 - 28, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    Discover a highly effective process-oriented approach to innovation that can shorten the distance between idea generation to implementation in your health care organization.

  • Innovation for Growth: Strategies for Creating Value

    November 18 - 21, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    Create new business models, launch new products, improve customer experience, and open new markets. With an "Innovation Toolkit," you can design a flexible innovation process that lets your company quickly adapt to, and profit from, changes in customers, competitors, or markets.

  • New!

    Leveraging Neuroscience for Business Impact

    May 13 - 16, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    Learn how to apply neuroscience principles and technology to shape consumer behavior, improve your decisions, build better teams, strengthen client relationships, and hone marketing and communication strategies.

  • Mastering Innovation: From Idea to Value Creation

    January 13 - 17, 2019 | San Francisco, CA

    See More

    Become the catalyst for company-wide change when you learn how to construct the architecture that drives innovation in an organization.

  • Mergers and Acquisitions

    January 20 - 25, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    Our 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.

  • New!

    People Analytics: HR Transformation through Data

    March 25 - 28, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    Discover how to apply analytical data to make more informed people-related decisions, and acquire better human resources tools for defining and cultivating organizational culture.

  • Resolve the key challenges companies face when trying to grow rapidly as they transition from tactical, short-term thinking to a long-term focused vision. Learn how to move beyond the startup phase to create a large enterprise of tremendous value.

  • Strategic Thinking and Leadership – India

    February 5 - 7, 2019 | Delhi, India

    See More

    Discover sources of competitive advantage and drivers of sustainability. Strengthen your ability to think and act strategically; create a leader's checklist to guide your execution of the strategy; and prepare yourself, your team, and your organization to compete, grow, and succeed. (INDIA)

  • Strategic Thinking and Leadership – Middle East

    February 3 - 6, 2019 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    See More

    Discover sources of competitive advantage and drivers of sustainability. Strengthen your ability to think and act strategically; create a leader's checklist to guide your execution of the strategy; and prepare yourself, your team, and your organization to compete, grow, and succeed. (MIDDLE EAST)

  • The Leadership Edge: Strategies for the New Leader

    May 6 - 10, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    Make the transition from new manager to leader in your organization. Gain insights into your decision-making processes and develop an authentic leadership style that is true to your personality. Find new and effective ways to motivate and inspire your work colleagues and associates.

  • The Strategic Decision-Making Mindset

    May 21 - 24, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    There's an art and science to making strategic business decisions. Explore the best practices and behaviors that lead to good decision-making habits. Learn how to effectively use critical thinking in business and gain a deeper understanding of the role personal judgment and emotions play in the decision-making process.

  • Wharton/ASIS Program for Security Executives: Making the Business Case for Security

    September 29 - October 4, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA

    See More

    This program covers the core concepts of business to broaden your managerial and strategic perspectives, enhance your business instincts, and sharpen your ability to tackle management challenges. It will help you work more effectively with other leaders in your organization and communicate the bottom-line impact of security decisions.

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