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November 2018 | Monthly Newsletter from Wharton Executive Education

Why You Need Diversity in the Boardroom

Why You Need Diversity in the Boardroom

A new California law mandates gender diversity on boards of companies headquartered there. Wharton Professor Michael Useem and Progressive Insurance CEO Trisha Griffin weigh in.Read More

Lessons for Creating and Sustaining a Competitive Advantage

Lessons for Creating and Sustaining a Competitive Advantage

A Wharton strategy program helped one leader launch a start-up. “It’s not just about operational effectiveness,” he says. “The focus is on big picture content.”Read More

Fearless in Fintech: Learning to Embrace Disruption

Fearless in Fintech: Learning to Embrace Disruption

Fintech’s rise was first met with fear. Today, it’s embraced. A new one-day summit will explore how to work with fintech and drive disruption. Read More

Risk Management: What Every Leader Needs to Know

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Risk Management: What Every Leader Needs to Know

Unexpected disasters and disruptions have harmed organizations. Learn why businesses are unprepared for extreme events and follow six action steps to disruption-proof your company.Read More

Mastering Catastrophic Risk: How Companies Are Coping with Disruption

Mastering Catastrophic Risk: How Companies Are Coping with Disruption

Wharton’s Michael Useem and Howard Kunreuther offer practical insights into how companies respond to risks and develop a framework for smarter thinking about disruptive events. Read More

The Customer Centricity Playbook

The Customer Centricity Playbook

Wharton’s Peter Fader and Sarah Toms help you see your customers as individuals and avoid wasting resources. They offer a 360-degree analysis supporting customer centricity.Read More


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About Mergers and Acquisitions:

The tools and awareness I've gained have already made me a much more potent business leader. The M&A program was a great combination of classroom lectures and hands-on learning, simulations, and real-life case studies.”

Jeremy ReinboltPresident and Chief Financial Officer, Videre

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Finance and Accounting for the Non-Financial Manager


Finance and Accounting for the Non-Financial Manager

January 14–18, 2019 • Philadelphia, PA

Learn how to use financial data to make business decisions, evaluate your firm’s performance, and relate it to your business situation. This program combines theory and practice, examining core concepts of finance and accounting in a straightforward, easy-to-grasp manner.

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People Analytics: HR Transformation through Data
March 25–28, 2019 • Philadelphia, PA

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.
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January 13–17, 2019 • San Francisco, CA

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