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

Social Impact Course: GMC takes leadership lessons from Rwanda

Wharton Executive MBA Professor Katherine Klein, vice dean of the Wharton Social Impact Initiative, designed the global modular course, “Conflict, Leadership and Change: Lessons from Rwanda,” as a case study for students to learn about both failed and transformational leadership.She recently returned from Rwanda where she and Eric Kacou, a Wharton MBA alumnusRead More