Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists to Hold No Cost One-Day Tokyo Program, May 23, 2013

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Wharton Professors Franklin Allen and Nicolaj Siggelkow on “Global Finance” and “Management Strategy”

Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists

The free Tokyo Seminar offers reporters keen insights from Wharton professors

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 no cost, one-day program will feature Wharton Professors Franklin Allen (Co-Director, Wharton Financial Institutions Center) and Nicolaj Siggelkow (Chairman, Wharton Management Department) on “Global Finance” and “Management Strategy” respectively.

The Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists program, now in its 45th year, offers participants an opportunity to expand their knowledge, increase their exposure to leading experts and broaden their perspectives in a stimulating environment. There is no charge for this one-day program and it is open to a limited number of journalists.

When: May 23, 2013, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Registration deadline: May 17, 2013, 9 am, EDT.

Where: The Seminar will take place at the Palace Hotel, Tokyo.

How: Registration is required to attend this no cost Seminar. Visit the Seminar application. Apply now.

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 on the Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists, visit the Web site or contact Peter Winicov, Senior Associate Director, Wharton Communications at +1-215-746-6471 or communications@wharton.upenn.edu.

About the Wharton School:

Founded in 1881 as the first collegiate business school, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is recognized globally for intellectual leadership and ongoing innovation across every major discipline of business education. With a broad global community and one of the most published business school faculties, Wharton creates economic and social value around the world. The School has 5,000 undergraduate, MBA, executive MBA, and doctoral students; more than 9,000 annual participants in executive education programs; and a powerful alumni network of 91,000 graduates.


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