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Undergraduates of Penn and Wharton, Spring 2017

Welcome, undergrads! Whether you’re a freshman arriving on campus for the first time, or a seasoned upperclassman making moves, there are so many exciting opportunities ahead at Penn. More and more, we see incoming students arrive on campus inspired to create change in the world and in their careers, andRead More

Welcome, Wharton MBAs! 5 Ways to Get Involved in Social Impact This Semester

MBA candidates at pre-term

  You’ve already had a blast at the Wharton Olympics and started networking with your cluster. You’re working your way through the student onboarding checklist. Maybe you’ve even found your favorite new coffee shop in Rittenhouse Square. Now it’s time to really get started. Welcome to Wharton! Every year, weRead More

Six Social Impact Courses to Consider Next Semester

At Penn, undergrads can choose from a plethora of courses relating to social impact. These interdisciplinary courses help increase understanding of business practices, while also giving students the tools to tackle the most pressing social issues affecting our world today. As you select your spring semester schedule, consider one (or more)Read More

Nine Great Social Impact Courses to Consider This Spring

Interested in deepening your understanding of the business of social impact?  Wharton offers numerous courses that will help you understand and tackle many of the most pressing social and environmental challenges in the world. We keep a running list of just some of the many MBA and undergraduate courses that relate to social impact,Read More

Student Perspective: Gaining Management Lessons from Granola Bars

Management 100 is a highly experiential course in which teams of ten students plan and execute a field project for a client in the greater Philadelphia area. The course focuses on teamwork, group dynamics and leadership development. Three Wharton students share some of their work from this semester, exploring issuesRead More

Spotlight: Three Social Impact Courses To Consider this Fall

Wharton’s curriculum offers plenty of options, emphasizing an intensive, flexible core plus the depth of 18 majors and breadth of nearly 200 electives. On our website, we keep a running list of just some of the many MBA and undergraduate courses that relate to social impact, from the management department to financeRead More

Knowledge for Social Impact: Spring 2015 Undergraduate Course Announced

This spring, Katherine J. Klein, Vice Dean for Social Impact and Professor of Management, will once again offer her undergraduate, cross-disciplinary class:  Knowledge for Social Impact — Analyzing Current Issues and Approaches [MGMT 241-001, previously MGMT 199-021], on Wednesdays from 3-6 p.m. Course Overview Recent technological changes – Google, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter,Read More

Knowledge for Social Impact: New Undergraduate Course Announced

Next semester, Wharton will debut a new undergraduate social impact course taught by Katherine J. Klein, Vice Dean for Social Impact and Professor of Management. Introducing:  Knowledge for Social Impact — Analyzing Current Issues and Approaches [MGMT 199-021], scheduled for Thursdays 3–6 p.m., during Spring 2014. Course Overview Recent technological changes – Google,Read More

Wharton Management Professor honored as “Faculty Pioneer”

Wharton Professor Mauro F. Guillén was honored this week with the 2013 Faculty Pioneer Award from the Aspen Institute’s Business and Society Program, for conceptualizing and designing curriculum that examines the role of the corporation in society. Guillén, along with a professor from Spain’s ESADE Business School, is commended for his demonstrated leadership and risk-taking inRead More