Client Successes

At Wharton Executive Education, we have more than six decades of experience designing and delivering programs for organizations from around the globe. Partnership is at the core of what we do.

Here are some recent examples:

Client Success Profiles

“Ideas Come from Everywhere:” Empowering Google’s Junior Marketers

Google partnered with Wharton Executive Education to sharpen the marketing acumen of its junior, high-potential professionals — many of whom had joined the team without a traditional marketing background.

Empowering Marketing Leaders: Amgen Continues to Reap Rewards

How does a global biotechnology leader, with over four decades of experience creating innovative human therapeutics, leverage its marketing teams for future growth? Understanding that success does not depend on scientific breakthroughs alone, Amgen sought to strengthen and elevate the role of marketing within the organization to play a larger role in the company’s success.

Delivering Superb Education in the Midst of a Global Crisis: Nanyang Business School Partnership

In the face of a global pandemic, a world-class finance program was moved from an on-campus course to a completely virtual experience to fulfill the needs of a trusted partner.

Accelerating Growth through Customer Centricity: SunTrust

How does a 128-year-old major financial institution reinvent itself for a high-tech, customer-centric world? How does it seize new opportunities in martech (marketing data analytics) to expand its customer base and grow the business? That was the challenge facing SunTrust Bank, one of the 10 largest banks by deposits in the U.S., with 1,400 branches across 11 states and a national presence with consumer lending, corporate and investment banking, commercial banking, and commercial real estate.

Achieving Global Growth in Financial Services: CTBC

How does a Taiwanese bank achieve rapid growth and global expansion while adapting to the challenges of the VUCA environment and digital transformation? That was the multi-faceted challenge facing CTBC, the largest privately owned bank in Taiwan with subsidiaries and offices across Asia and in key global cities. The CTBC-Wharton programs have helped the company excel at executing strategy and master the complexities of transforming from a traditional bank to a digital bank.

Educating Financial Leaders for a Rapidly Changing Industry: ABA Stonier Graduate School of Banking

ABA Stonier sought an outstanding executive education partner to enhance the leadership aspects of its graduate banking program. It wanted to prepare its students for assuming higher levels of responsibility in their organizations, enabling those institutions to thrive in a transforming, uncertain financial environment.

Accelerated Development for High-Potential Talents: Siam Cement Group

SCG partnered with Wharton Executive Education to deliver an executive education program that prepared high-potential talents for management roles inside the company. The program was designed to enhance participants’ ability to respond quickly to global manufacturing industry challenges like process improvement, cost management, and changing import/export regulations.

Agility in Tough Times: Santander

Santander and Wharton Executive Education developed a unique Custom learning program that allowed leaders from multiple locations to apply key learnings to the critical market and competitive challenges facing the multinational bank.

Driving Innovation and Profits: The Philips Octagon Program

Philips partnered with Wharton to develop a customized set of tools and practices to improve their “innovation DNA” and to establish a practical approach for implementing new innovation processes and culture.

Cultivating Relationship-Driven Wealth Management Leaders: Citi | Wharton Global Wealth Institute

How does a global bank retain its most successful financial advisors while strengthening the skills to maximize their effectiveness serving wealth management clients? That was the talent investment challenge facing Citi, a leading global bank with approximately 200 million customer accounts, which operates in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions.

Estée Lauder: The Impact of Deep Faculty Engagement

The Estée Lauder Companies has partnered with Wharton faculty many times over the past decade to produce an annual marketing symposium for the company’s 100 global and regional marketing leaders across their 30+ brands.

Knowledge for Innovation and Sustainability: The Royal DSM Program

Royal DSM called on Wharton Executive Education to create a custom leadership development program that would propel the company forward as it expanded internationally.

Merck Global Human Health Executive Development Program

Merck partnered with Wharton to create an executive leadership program that accelerated the development of strategic capabilities and leadership behaviors needed to drive business decisions in General Manager and Managing Director roles.

Seeding the Next Generation of Leaders: FINRA

The FINRA Leadership Development Program targets FINRA’s high-potential, high-performing leaders, who have been identified to take on higher-level roles in the future. The community of executive learners has transformed FINRA’s culture — seeding the next generation of leaders — while enhancing its ability to serve investors.

Strengthening Social-Oriented Leaders: Women’s World Banking (WWB)

Women’s World Banking partnered with Wharton to develop a program that would allow its members to build a global understanding, increase strategic and critical thinking, and drive stronger customer-centric innovation.