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September 2018 | Monthly Newsletter from Wharton Executive Education

What Every Manager Needs to Know about Finance and Accounting

What Every Manager Needs to Know about Finance and Accounting

Wharton finance faculty help leaders in marketing, operations, strategy, and more learn how to read financial reports and participate in meaningful financial discussions and decisions.Read More

Peeling Back the Layers of Commercial Real Estate Investing

Peeling Back the Layers of Commercial Real Estate Investing

Institutional investors and financial advisors will learn to identify and manage the risks of real estate booms and busts in a new program.Read More

Harnessing New Technologies: Blockchain in Financial Institutions

Harnessing New Technologies: Blockchain in Financial Institutions

Wharton professor Itay Goldstein explains the risks and rewards of blockchain for financial institutions: “It has many potential applications – and it is just getting started.” Read More

Enhance Decision Making and Problem Solving by Walking

Enhance Decision Making and Problem Solving by Walking

In addition to improving physical health, walking sharpens the mind, dispels doubt, releases endorphins, and encourages creativity. Follow five action steps to reap the benefits.Read More


How to Build a Superforecasting Team — WEBINAR

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
12 p.m.–12:30 p.m. Eastern Time
9 a.m.–9:30 a.m. Pacific Time

How to Build a Superforecasting Team — WEBINAR

Some forecasters are able to outperform the so-called experts — again and again. What sets these “superforecasters” apart, and how can managers nurture and develop them as a team? Wharton Professor Philip Tetlock, coauthor of the bestseller Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction, shares some insights in this free webinar September 19. Learn more »

I was particularly impressed with Professor Sigal Barsade’s emotional intelligence sessions. I have definitely applied what I learned — probably every single day since I’ve been back from the program — in dealing with my co-workers, superiors, and board members.”

Megan KillianVice President of Member Relations, Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants

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Business Model Innovation in the Digital Age

October 15–19, 2018 • Philadelphia, PA

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. Learn more »

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Business Essentials for Executives
November 11–16, 2018 • Philadelphia, PA

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 business. Read More »

Executive Development Program
November 4–16, 2018 • Philadelphia, PA

Advance strategic decision-making capabilities to think faster and more creatively. This two-week program provides the ideal preparation for executives looking to build capabilities for leading cross-border teams across job functions and countries. Read More »

NEW! Leadership and Management Certificate — ONLINE

Designed for executives, this four-course Certificate will help you reach new levels of success. With flexible monthly start dates, each fully online course runs four to six weeks in duration.

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