Seminars for Business Journalists

Knowledge for Business Journalists

Celebrating our 50th year, 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 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

  • See highlights celebrating the 50th anniversary of Seminars at our event in New York City.
  • Listen to past participant Astrid Doerner of Handelsblatt share about her experience at the Seminars for Business Journalists on Knowledge@Wharton Business Radio.

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The diversity of journalists attending creates a rich environment for learning alongside the faculty of the Wharton School.
Chua, Ryan

Ryan Chua
Bloomberg Hong Kong
(Philadelphia, 2018)
“I had the rare and precious opportunity to learn not only from experts in the field of business and finance, but also from fellow journalists.”

Clozel, Lalita

Lalita Clozel
The Wall Street Journal
(Philadelphia 2018)
“As a policy reporter, this is valuable knowledge that will help put in perspective how government decisions affect businesses.”