January 2020 | Monthly Newsletter from Wharton Executive Education

Learning to Embrace Uncertainty

Learning to Embrace Uncertainty

A German banking executive got more than he expected from the Advanced Management Program. After learning to embrace uncertainty, he made the move to entrepreneurship.Read More

Value Creation Cue From Activist Investors

Value Creation: Take a Cue from Activist Investors

Research shows that senior leaders have misguided views about value creation, making them targets for activist investors. Finance professor Emilie Feldman helps clear them up.Read More

To Succeed in a Business Ecosystem, Change Your Mindset

To Succeed in a Business Ecosystem, Change Your Mindset

What’s the most common mistake companies make when building or leveraging an ecosystem? Failing to capture potential gains because of traditional supply- and value-chain perspectives.Read More

See It My Way: Top Tips for Persuading Others

Nano Tools | 

See It My Way: Top Tips for Persuading Others

Getting others on board doesn’t take strong-arm tactics. Instead, persuasion expert Richard Shell offers five ideas for delivering a softer — and more effective — sell.Read More

Card Sort Activity

Can You Help Us?

Help Wharton Executive Education set our website’s strategic direction in the new year. Complete this online activity in 5-10 minutes on any device. We appreciate your feedback!

Start here »

Participant Stories

About Advanced Finance Program:

The Advanced Finance Program is exactly what I wanted to help me turbo-charge my existing knowledge and skills. The breadth of programs you can choose from covers all of the topics you need today, and there is a very strong emphasis on practical knowledge rather than theory. It’s well worth the investment.”

William FinkExecutive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer, TD Bank

Upcoming Program

Customer Analytics for Growth Using Machine Learning, AI, and Big Data

NEW Customer Analytics for Growth Using Machine Learning, AI, and Big Data
Mar. 2–6, 2020 • Philadelphia, PA

Sharpen your analytics mindset and build competency in the skills needed to oversee data-driven business decisions. Discover how to bridge knowledge and communication gaps that may exist between your data science teams and your organization's leadership.
Learn More »

Featured Programs

Private Equity: Investing and Creating Value
Apr. 20–24, 2020 • Philadelphia, PA

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

NEW The Adaptable Leader: Strategies for Emerging Leadership
Apr. 27–May 1, 2020 • Philadelphia, PA

Make the transition from new manager to leader in your organization. Gain insights into your decision-making processes and develop your authentic leadership style. Find new and effective ways to motivate, inspire, and influence your team and colleagues. Learn More »

High-Potential Leaders: Accelerating Your Impact
May 11–15, 2020 • Philadelphia, PA

Develop the strategic perspective required of global leaders, learn to manage uncertainty and execute your vision, and establish a firm personal foundation that can withstand the pressures of leadership. Learn More »

Advanced Management Program

Open-Enrollment Programs for Individuals

Wharton Executive Education programs enhance leadership skills and advance business acumen.

Download Program Calendar

Download Program Calendar
Find the program that meets your needs.

Download PDF

Professor Peter Fader on developing leaders at Wharton

Organizations Choose Wharton

Looking for a custom program? Wharton Executive Education can design a program that reflects your organizational strategy and delivers on your business goals.

Learn more about custom programs for organizations »