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.

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Seminars will take place online.

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The diversity of journalists attending creates a rich environment for learning alongside the faculty of the Wharton School.
Javier David

Javier David
Yahoo! Finance
(Flagship Program 2020)
The Seminar was extremely useful, both from the perspective of refreshing knowledge and connecting with useful sources/other journalists in the industry. It’s worth its weight in gold.”

Aiping Huang
Xinhua News Agency
(Flagship Program 2020)
The Seminar really got me out of my comfort zone and inspired me to learn more about the business sector, which could help me greatly in my future reporting, allowing me to ask better questions and think more professionally.”