Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists to Hold “Public Policy” Program in Washington, D.C., March 6, 2012

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Wharton Professors Mark Duggan and Susan Wachter to Lead Sessions On "Health Care Policy” and “Real Estate and Mortgage Policy”

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Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists

Journalists from outlets including the New York Times, China News,
CNN, Bloomberg, Handelsblatt and the Washington Post have attended past Seminars

What: Through intensive lectures and hands-on exercises, the Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists, led by the Wharton School’s most prominent professors, help reporters gain better understanding of key business and economic issues. This free, one-day program will feature Wharton Professors Mark Duggan and Susan Wachter on "Health Care Policy” and “Real Estate and Mortgage Policy” respectively.

The Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists program, now in its 44th year, offers participants an opportunity to expand their knowledge, increase their exposure to leading experts and broaden their perspectives in a stimulating environment. This program is free of charge and open to a limited number of journalists.

When: March 6, 2012, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Registration deadline: March 1, 2012.

Where: The Seminar will take place at the offices of Morgan Lewis, 1111 Pennsylvania Ave., NW,
Washington, DC 20004-2541

How: Applications are required to attend this free Seminar. Visit the Seminar application

Who: In recent years, reporters have come from media outlets such as the New York Times, China News,
CNN, Les Echos, CNBC India, Nikkei, Marketplace, Reuters, Bloomberg, Forbes, East African
Standard, and the Washington Post.
Eligibility: Applications are open to those employed as a print, broadcast, or online business journalist for legitimate media companies.

Key Take-Aways: Today’s global economy requires a strong foundation in business and economic knowledge for business journalists. At the Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists, participants:

  •     Gain an in-depth understanding of the fundamentals of business strategy including the role of leadership, the economy and competitive vision;
  •     Interact with colleagues from some of the world's leading business news organizations.
  •     Each participant will receive a Wharton School Certificate of Completion

For complete information visit the Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists Web site or contact Peter Winicov, Senior Associate Director, Wharton Communications at +1-215-746-6471 or communications(at)wharton(dot)upenn(dot)edu.

About the Wharton School:

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania— founded in 1881 as the first collegiate business school — is recognized globally for intellectual leadership and ongoing innovation across every major discipline of business education. The most comprehensive source of business knowledge in the world, Wharton bridges research and practice through its broad engagement with the global business community. The School has more than 5,000 undergraduate, MBA, executive MBA, and doctoral students; more than 9,000 annual participants in executive education programs; and an alumni network of 88,000 graduates.

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