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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_campusPhiladelphia 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.

wharton_san_francisco-1San 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.

Next West Coast Seminar date:  TBD

hong_kongSeminars 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.

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The Wharton School
University of Pennsylvania
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Seminar News

  • The 2024 one-day, virtual program was held on April 11. View the agenda here.
  • Check back for information on future Seminars, including our flagship 2024 Philadelphia program.

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Alan Rappeport
The New York Times
(Philadelphia, 2017)
“The Wharton Seminars were a valuable opportunity to step out of the newsroom and into the classroom to gain a deeper understanding of the many issues I report on every day.”

Victoria Guida
(Philadelphia, 2017)
“It’s an incredibly useful program that combines the knowledge of prominent academics with excellent questions from fellow journalists.”

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