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November 2020 | Monthly Newsletter from Wharton Executive Education

The Threat and Opportunity of Shareholder Activism

The Threat and Opportunity of Shareholder Activism

Shareholder activism is often seen as aggressor activists versus passive boards. In a new program, investors and leaders learn from each other’s vantage points.Read More

Envision a Better Future: Organizational Change that Starts with a Vision

Envision a Better Future: Organizational Change

As a leader, you may harbor a wish to return to December 2019. Here’s how to identify what’s working better now and actively begin to build a better future. Read More

Successful Alliances: Building Firm-Level Capability

Successful Alliances: Building Firm-Level Capability

Alliances can increase efficiencies and access to critical resources or new markets. Learn from those who create value through alliances how to make them work. Read More

Negotiating in a Virtual World

Negotiating in a Virtual World

Your ability to persuade and build rapport may have diminished in today’s remote work environment. Learn new approaches for succeeding in virtual settings.Read More


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Leading Organizational Change

Dec. 1 – 4, 2020
LIVE Virtual

Examine the complex interpersonal and strategic issues involved in successfully spearheading change across your organization. Gain frameworks, models, and perspectives on leadership and change management that can be applied to your unique challenges.

Leading through Challenging Times
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Leading through Challenging Times

Dec. 7 – 10, 2020
LIVE Virtual
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST
Monday to Thursday

Effective leadership in the wake of COVID-19 requires a new leadership skill set. Designed for a new business reality, this program draws on current research from top Wharton faculty. This program offers their fresh insights to teach the mindsets and strategies for fortifying…

People Analytics: HR Transformation through Data

People Analytics: HR Transformation through Data

Jan. 11 – 20, 2021
LIVE Virtual
9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST
Week 1: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Week 2: Tuesday, Wednesday

Discover how to transform people data into useful insight to improve the way people are managed and to enhance their value. Learn to apply analytical data to make more informed people-related decisions, and acquire better talent management tools for defining and cultivating organizational…

Wharton on the Markets
New

Wharton on the Markets

Jan. 11 – Mar. 29, 2021
LIVE Virtual
Speaker Series:
12 consecutive Mondays
12 p.m. – 1 p.m. EST

Tremendous volatility in the financial markets has raised anxiety levels among both institutional and individual investors alike. Gain clarity and insight on how to view the investment horizon in the coming months. Wharton Finance faculty discusses topics from investing in stocks…

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