Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists to Hold No-Cost New York Program on Fed Policy & Real Estate, March 3, 2016

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Wharton Professors Peter Conti-Brown and Sam Chandan to present on public policy and economic trends

What: Through intensive lectures and hands-on exercises, the Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists, led by the Wharton School’s most prominent professors, help reporters gain better understanding of key business and economic issues. This free, one-day program will feature Wharton Profs Peter Conti-Brown and Sam Chandan on Fed Policy and Real Estate trends respectively.

Assistant Prof. of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Peter Conti-Brown and Adjunct Associate Prof. of Real Estate Sam Chandan

The Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists program, now in its 48th year, offers participants an opportunity to expand their knowledge, increase their exposure to leading experts and broaden their perspectives in a stimulating environment. This one-day program is free of charge and open to a limited number of journalists.

When: March 3, 2016, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Registration deadline: February 25, 2016.

Where: The Seminar will take place at the offices of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, 101 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10178-0060

How: Registration is required to attend this free Seminar. Visit the Seminar application

Who: In recent years, reporters have come from media outlets such as the New York Times, China News, CNN, Les Echos, CNBC India, Nikkei, Marketplace, Reuters, Bloomberg, Forbes, East African Standard, and the Washington Post.

Eligibility: Applications are open to those employed as a print, broadcast, or online business journalist for legitimate media companies.

Key Take-Aways: Today’s global economy requires a strong foundation in business and economic knowledge for business journalists. At the Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists, participants:

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the fundamentals of business strategy including the role of   leadership, the economy and competitiveness;
  • Interact with colleagues from some of the world’s leading business news organizations.
  • Receive a Wharton School Certificate of Completion

For complete information on the Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists, visit the Seminars Web site or contact Peter Winicov, Director, Wharton Media Relations at +1-215-746-6471 or communications@wharton.upenn.edu.

About the Wharton School:

Founded in 1881 as the first collegiate business school, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is recognized globally for intellectual leadership and ongoing innovation across every major discipline of business education. With a broad global community and one of the most published business school faculties, Wharton creates economic and social value around the world. The School has 5,000 undergraduate, MBA, executive MBA, and doctoral students; more than 9,000 participants in executive education programs annually and a powerful alumni network of 94,000 graduates.