Wharton Stories: International Learning Opportunities

As the Chinese New Year approaches, we take a look back at highlights from some of the most memorable events and lectures that left an impact on the Penn Wharton China community in 2017.

2017: The Penn Wharton China Center Year in Review

The great thing about Wharton is that it allows you to explore different interests and activities. By no means do you need to come to college already having your future planned out.

This undergrad is still deciding what she wants to do with her business education – and that’s okay!

During his “walk-and-talk” office hours, Prof. Kartik Hosanagar connects with students outside the classroom in a unique way. The influential researcher and entrepreneur trades insights and conversations with students on his daily walking commute.

How This Professor Goes the Extra Mile to Build Connections Inside and Outside the Classroom

Helping to build Uber’s Middle Eastern office from the ground up gave Carl Madi, WG’17, a firsthand look at how a successful startup takes off. Wharton’s MBA Program allowed him to understand the business decisions behind it.

How Business School Allowed This MBA to See His Startup Experience Through a New Lens

Luis Rietti, WG’18, on the learning environment, community, and opportunities in the Wharton MBA Program for Executives in Philadelphia

Cleantech Investment Broker Shares What It’s Like to Be a Philly Wharton EMBA Student

TJ Kennedy, WG’17, chose Wharton’s MBA Program for Executives because he wanted a full, immersive MBA experience without leaving his job with a marketing consultancy.

Deciding Between Full-time and Executive MBA Programs – and Making a Global Impact

Denis Sullivan, WG’14, talks about how Wharton’s EMBA program helped him advance his career and shares his advice for incoming students.

Wharton San Francisco Alum Shares 4 Tips for New EMBA Students

EMBA student Camila Noordeloos, WG’18, talks about the highlights and the value of her experience taking a Global Modular Course on Finance in Europe in London.

3 Benefits You’ll Get from Taking a Global Modular Course at Wharton

Julia Edwards, WG’17, applied to Wharton in San Francisco, then moved from California to Boston, then back again. Wharton EMBA was there along the way, from her classes and teammates in Philadelphia to the alumni network on the West Coast.

How This Pharma Exec Moved from West Coast to East and Back, Graduating From Wharton on the Way

“I’m hoping that the tradition of doing things together across coasts is not just going to expand their network, but make the program stronger.”

East Meets West: Students from Both Coasts to Connect in San Francisco