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Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists to Hold No-Cost Program on Public Policy Issues in Washington D.C., March 28, 2019

What: The Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists, led by the Wharton School’s most prominent professors, help reporters gain a better understanding of key business and economic issues through intensive lectures and hands-on exercises. This no-cost, one-day program will feature Wharton Prof. of Business Economics & Public Policy Kent Smetters and Prof. of Legal Studies & Business ...Read More

Wharton People Lab Receives $2 Million from Robert Katz to Empower Individuals and Organizations for Long-Term Success

PHILADELPHIA, February 5, 2019 — The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce a $2 million gift from Robert Katz, W’88, and his wife Elana Amsterdam to expand the People Lab, a research and education ecosystem built by Wharton People Analytics (WPA) to help people identify and develop qualities vital to ...Read More

Duncan Watts appointed Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor

PHILADELPHIA, January 16, 2019 — President Amy Gutmann and Provost Wendell Pritchett are pleased to announce the appointment of Duncan Watts as the University of Pennsylvania’s twenty-third Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor, effective July 1, 2019. Watts, a pioneer in the use of data to study social networks, will be the Stevens University Professor, with joint faculty appointments in the Department of ...Read More

Wharton Executive Education and Penn Medicine Launch Health Care Innovation Program

PHILADELPHIA, December 7, 2018 — From the first-ever coronary artery bypass to today’s dramatic advances in precision cancer treatment, medical innovations continue to revolutionize health care. Novel ways to deliver patient care, and new reimbursement models, are also transforming the landscape. Now, through a partnership of the Aresty Institute of Executive Education at the Wharton School ...Read More

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

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

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

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