Thought Leadership Wharton Thought Leadership in the COVID-19 Era Wharton Ready Livecast Series Wharton Livecast COVID-19 and the Markets Wharton Livecast Building Smarter Supply Chains Wharton Livecast Financial Management in the Crisis and Beyond Wharton@Work Wharton Wealth Management Initiative Wharton Wealth Management Thought Leadership Active vs. Passive Investing: Which Approach Offers Better Returns? Why Asset-Allocation Decisions Are Complex – and What to Do About It Wharton Wealth Management Initiative Academic Director Wharton School Press Research Centers for Interdisciplinary Study Wharton Ready LIVECAST SERIES Powered by Wharton Faculty Actionable Insights to Prepare for What’s Next The global pandemic has fundamentally changed the order of business. From marketing to sales, manufacturing to research development, the ground has been shaken. The Wharton Ready Livecast Series, fueled by the stellar, groundbreaking thought leadership of the world-renowned Wharton faculty, is a series of stimulating conversations brought to you by Wharton Executive Education. Register today » In each Livecast, Wharton faculty will discuss: Top priorities leaders should focus on now and in the post-COVID-19 era How companies should change their strategy, marketing, communications, and HR policies Action Steps to help leaders make critical decisions and guide their teams Pressing questions you submit in real time Next Upcoming Livecast Real Estate: Near-term Outlook and Beyond MAISY WONG, PHD Tuesday, August 18 | 10–10:30 a.m. EDT The pandemic’s impact on the commercial real estate industry is profound, with challenges in both the short and long term. Professor Maisy Wong, assistant director of the Grayken Program in International Real Estate at the Zell/Lurie Real Estate Center, will discuss the important emerging trends and help the audience navigate these unique challenges. In this session, Prof. Wong will discuss: How this current real estate cycle is different How to assess risk and what signposts to look for Where and when distressed opportunities will emerge Register today » Featured Past Livecasts COVID-19 and the Markets: Economic Analysis NICK ROUSSANOV, PHD & JOAO GOMES, PHD Thursday, May 28 Tremendous volatility in the financial markets has raised anxiety levels among both institutional and individual investors alike. What’s on the horizon and how can investors prepare for continuing uncertainty? Building Smarter Supply Chains: Lessons from COVID-19 GAD ALLON, PHD & SANTIAGO GALLINO, PHD Tuesday, May 26 The pandemic has exposed catastrophic vulnerabilities and disruption to supply chains worldwide. As businesses move forward, what are the actions businesses should take to prepare for the new normal? Financial Management in the Crisis and Beyond MICHAEL ROBERTS, PHD Thursday, May 21 It will take more than business strategy to survive this current economic crisis. What are the financial decisions that must be made now to ensure future viability? Professor Michael Roberts gives new insight on how to prepare for life after the pandemic.