Wharton Stories: Electives

The new Wharton Coding Club brings MBAs of all backgrounds together to explore software engineering, polishing leadership and teamwork skills along the way.

This Coding Club Is Demystifying Tech for MBAs

Adam Beauregard is using his MBA education to further his Navy career, while benefiting from several programs that helped him pay for his degree.

Four Ways This Navy Officer Is Expanding His Perspective and Prospects in Wharton’s EMBA Program

Cindy Dexin Liu, WG’18, GSE’18, benefited from the close community and West Coast entrepreneurial network of Wharton San Francisco to co-found a Palo Alto alternative school.

How This Dual-Degree MBA Leveraged the Semester in San Francisco to Help Open a New School

Soft skills like public speaking add unexpected value for Dr. John Chou, WG’19, in the Wharton MBA Program for Executives.

Wharton Resources That Helped This Doctor Overcome Fear of Public Speaking

“It’s exciting to teach EMBA students because they immediately try to apply the tools I teach them when they go back to work.”

Prof. Nicolaj Siggelkow Emphasizes Practical Application of Classroom Knowledge

Instead of taking time away from his family to study, Shushant Agarwal, WG’18, experimented with blending his family time with study time. The results brought him closer to his family and shed new light on what it means to be a holistic leader.

This EMBA Student Changed His Family Dynamic After Taking Wharton’s Total Leadership Course

From Moneyball to people analytics, Wharton Prof. Cade Massey focuses on how evidence-based decision making can help people and organizations thrive.

People Analytics Prof. Cade Massey Teaches Power and Negotiation Strategies in His Influence Elective

To Tian Pei, WG’18, co-founder and president of Penn’s first cross-campus VR/AR organization, virtual and augmented realities are the future – they are also her solution to balancing creativity and tech in her own career.

Making Virtual a Reality: How This MBA’s Vision Brought VR/AR to Wharton

ZEV helps automotive dealerships sell more electric vehicles (EV) by providing resources and education for consumers on new EV technology. Our software-as-a-service platform provides tools and advice to help customers understand EV range, charging, cost of ownership, and tax breaks. We help dealerships provide world-class customer service and increase electric vehicle sales.

ZEV: Helping Dealers Sell Electric Vehicles

Assistant Professor of Management Samir Nurmohamed talks about the conversation that led him to become a business professor and how he brings both research and rap into the classroom.

Prof. Samir Nurmohamed on Teaching at Wharton and the Best Advice He Received During His Education