Wharton Profs Mohamed A. El-Erian and Mary-Hunter McDonnell to Present at Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists No-Cost Program on Global Economy and Corporate Governance, New York, April 7, 2020

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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 Profs Mohamed A. El-Erian and Mary-Hunter McDonnell on “Evaluating Unusual Economic Uncertainty” and “A Changing Landscape for Corporate Risk: Policy, Politics, Governance,” respectively.

For more than 50 years, the Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists have offered participants an opportunity to expand their knowledge, network with journalists from around the world, increase their exposure to leading experts and broaden their perspectives in a stimulating environment. This program is free of charge and open to a limited number of journalists.

When: Tuesday, April 7, 2020, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. View the agenda here. Registration deadline: March 24, 2020.

Where: The Seminar will take place at Convene, 530 5th Avenue, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10036

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

Who: In recent years, reporters from media outlets such as The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, Reuters, The New York Times and Marketplace Radio have attended the Seminars.

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

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

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the fundamentals of business strategy.
  • 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 https://journalists.wharton.upenn.edu/ or contact Emily Hemming, Caroline Pennartz or Peter Winicov, Wharton Media Relations, at +1-215-898-8036 or communications@wharton.upenn.edu.

About the Wharton School

Founded in 1881 as the world’s first collegiate business school, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is shaping the future of business by incubating ideas, driving insights, and creating leaders who change the world. With a faculty of more than 235 renowned professors, Wharton has 5,000 undergraduateMBAexecutive MBA, and doctoral students. Each year 13,000 professionals from around the world advance their careers through Wharton Executive Education’s individual, company-customized, and online programs. More than 99,000 Wharton alumni form a powerful global network of leaders who transform business every day. For more information, visit www.wharton.upenn.edu.