Wharton’s Coronavirus Alumni Course Discussions

Watch discussions between faculty and alumni following classes in Wharton’s new course, “Epidemics, Natural Disasters, and Geopolitics: Managing Global Business and Financial Uncertainty,” which focuses on the impact and implications of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Prof. Mauro Guillen talks with Mallika Srinivasan, WG’85, about the COVID-19 situation in India and how the agriculture sector has been affected.

Former Dean Geoff Garrett talks with Larry Bailey, WG’76, about how the coronavirus outbreak has affected live sports.

Prof. Mauro Guillen talks with Rosanna Ramos-Velita, WG’92 about how companies can bridge the gap in client relations using technology.

Former Dean Geoff Garrett talks with Josh Harris, W’86, about the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global economy.

Former Dean Geoff Garrett speaks with Mitchell Blutt, WG’87, about the expansion of testing, vaccine development, and the future of health care.

Prof. Mauro Guillen speaks with Dan Schwab, W’91, about the crisis’ impact on supply chains.

Former Dean Geoff Garrett talks with Jackie Reses, W’92, about the COVID-19 impact on small businesses and the risk for startups in the current environment.

Former Dean Geoff Garrett talks with Sebastian Escarrer, WG’93, about the crisis’ impact on the travel and the hotel industry.

Former Dean Geoff Garrett talks with Jim Cowles, WG’79, about the COVID-19 impact on the Fin-Tech sector.

Prof. Mauro Guillen speaks with Marco De Benedetti, WG’87, about the COVID-19 spread in Europe.

Prof. Mauro Guillen speaks with Lady Barbara Judge, CW’66, about the economy in Europe during COVID-19.

Former Dean Geoff Garrett talks with Billy Quinn, W’92, about the effects on oil prices and the pandemic’s long-term effects on alternative energy.

Prof. Mauro Guillen speaks with Bill McNabb, WG’83, about how business leaders can best communicate with their employees.