Seminars for Business Journalists

Knowledge for Business Journalists

The Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists have provided several thousand members of the media insight from Wharton faculty into topics such as financial markets, accounting principles, corporate strategy and the global economy.

Philadelphia Seminars
Attend a Philadelphia flagship program, held annually on the University of Pennsylvania campus at the Wharton School’s Jon M. Huntsman Hall. Learn business concepts from such renowned Wharton professors as Jeremy SiegelOlivia Mitchell and Paul Fischer.

San Francisco Seminars
Each year the Seminars visit West Coast locations including Wharton San Francisco, which draws business leaders to its MBA for Executives program, executive education programs and outreach activities.

International Seminars
Seminars held outside the U.S. offer journalists access to Wharton faculty who customize their sessions to the locale. Past sessions in London, Hong Kong and Madrid were held in conjunction with Wharton Global Forums, large-scale business conferences, to which Seminars attendees are also invited.

Seminar News

  • Apply now for our in-person Philadelphia seminar, October 17-19, 2022. View program agenda here.

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The diversity of journalists attending creates a rich environment for learning alongside the faculty of the Wharton School.
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Anne Marie Lee
CBS MoneyWatch
(Flagship Program 2021)
“I was really impressed with the range and depth of material covered in an engaging manner. There’s such a wealth of knowledge in academia regarding these financial topics we cover every day, so to have access to the expertise of professors at Wharton is invaluable.”

Paul Demko
POLITICO
(Flagship Program 2021)
“The Seminars were very informative and engaging. The professors did a great job of bringing to life subject matter that can often be abstract and dull.”