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Wharton Named First Business School to Receive Prestigious IACET Accreditation for Online Continuing Education Courses

Wharton Online bets on the future of learning with accreditation that will benefit self-directed learners PHILADELPHIA, November 15, 2018 — The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) awarded Wharton Online, the School’s digital learning platform, prestigious Accredited Provider status. As the first ...Read More
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Wharton and Gimlet Media’s “The Pitch” to Host Live Startup Competition, Nov. 27, 2018

WHAT: Gimlet Media’s renowned podcast The Pitch, recently dubbed the best business podcast on startup life by Fortune, will host its first-ever live show on the road at the Wharton School on the University of Pennsylvania’s campus. Three Philadelphia startups will face off in a live pitch competition in front of two prominent investors, and ...Read More
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Wharton School Appoints Scott Douglass as Vice Dean of Finance and Administration

Position encompasses finance, human resources, facilities management and School strategy PHILADELPHIA, November 5, 2018 — Scott Douglass today has joined the Wharton School as Vice Dean of Finance and Administration. Douglass will lead Wharton operations and finance, including Budgeting, Facilities and Operations, Human Resources, Wharton Computing and Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS). Douglass will work collaboratively across ...Read More
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How Best Buy, Electronic Arts, and Other Companies Are Leading in the Customer Centricity Movement

Peter Fader and Sarah Toms’ new book, THE CUSTOMER CENTRICITY PLAYBOOK, offers an insider’s guide to creating and implementing a winning strategy to acquire, develop, and retain customers for the greatest value. PHILADELPHIA, October 29, 2018 — How did global gaming company Electronic Arts go from being named “Worst Company in America” to clearing a billion dollars ...Read More
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Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative to Host Analytics Accelerator Summit, Nov. 2, 2018

What: The Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative (WCAI) will host its second annual Analytics Accelerator Summit featuring student presentations after a month-long Accelerator Challenge. Hand-selected Penn and Wharton students, ranging from undergrads to MBAs, have worked in tandem with four companies to solve real-world customer data analytics problems. From the internationally-acclaimed Barnes Foundation to data powerhouse Fuel ...Read More
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Wharton School Receives $25 Million Gift from Nicolai Tangen and AKO Foundation to Establish Transformative New Tangen Hall and International Student Scholarship Fund

Tangen Hall will house a new Venture Lab and, for the first time, centralize student entrepreneurship at Penn Read More
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Ronald S. Lauder and Leonard A. Lauder Dedicate the Home of the Lauder Institute

PHILADELPHIA, October 23, 2018 — At a dedication ceremony today, brothers Leonard A. Lauder, W’54 and Ronald S. Lauder, W’65 will join Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Wendell Pritchett to celebrate the remodeling of the building housing the Joseph H. Lauder Institute for Management & International Studies, which the brothers founded. The building, now referred ...Read More

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