Our Approach

Direct, real-time interaction with Wharton faculty. Highly agile program design and delivery. A robust, innovative curriculum that optimizes learning and facilitates seamless discussion.

The result? The world-class experience your leaders need and deserve.

The Wharton Approach: Our Partnership, Your Success

We will meet with your key stakeholders and conduct a complete needs assessment to truly understand your executive learning requirements and organizational goals. We will design a program that best delivers Wharton thought leadership in flexible, highly engaging ways for your people. And finally, we will monitor and measure the program to ensure a real-world, lasting impact on your business.

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By partnering with Wharton Executive Education, you'll get a trusted partner that will help you navigate the changes that you're experiencing and help build the skill sets required for the future.”

Erika James Dean, The Wharton School

Needs Assessment: Identifying the Opportunities

Our thorough needs assessment ensures the program design and its content are grounded in your organization’s strategy and culture. The results are clear learning outcomes mapped to the needs of your executives and designed for long-term impact.

Step 1: Defining Strategic Objectives

Interviews with key stakeholders help determine:

  • Critical success factors for your organization
  • Skills or capabilities needed to achieve these factors
  • Gaps in current skill set of executive talent and high-demand skills in short supply
  • Barriers that are creating these gaps and shortages
  • Influential industry trends that impact decision making

Step 2: Evaluating Executive Capabilities

Interviews with program participants uncover:

  • Perspectives on capabilities
  • Corporate culture and company dynamics
  • Short- and long-term challenges

360-Degree Skills Surveys:

  • Allows for deeper insights into roles and competencies

Step 3: Developing Targeted Curriculum

Needs Assessment Report:

  • Shares findings of stakeholder interviews
  • Introduces program themes and design intent
  • Presents specific curriculum developed to enhance skills, change behaviors, and shift perspectives to achieve desired outcomes
  • Recommends conceptual program design based on assessment and other organizational drivers

Our Clients

Client Success Story: The Nanyang Business School

Delivering Superb Education in the Midst of a Global Crisis

Without the Nanyang students physically present in Philadelphia, how would Wharton deliver on its commitment to the decade-long partnership between the two distinguished schools? Find out.

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