Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists to Hold No-Cost Program June 1 in San Francisco

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Wharton Profs David Bell and Laura Huang to present on "Digital Economy" and "Investor Bias"

Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists

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 a better understanding of key business and economic issues.  This one-day program at the Wharton School’s San Francisco campus will feature Wharton Professor of Marketing David Bell and Assistant Professor of Management Laura Huang discussing the digital economy and personal bias’ impact on angel/VC investor decisions respectively. 

The Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists program, now in its 48th 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: June 1, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  Registration deadline: May 24, 2016.

Where: The Seminar will take place at Wharton | San Francisco
Hills Plaza, 2 Harrison Street, 6th floor
San Francisco, CA  94105

How: Registration is required to attend this free Seminar. Visit the Seminar application.  

Who: In recent years, reporters from media outlets such as the San Francisco Chronicle, GigaOm, New York Times, IDG, Marketplace Radio, San Jose Mercury News, ZDNet, Bloomberg and Los Angeles Times have attended.
Eligibility: Applications are open to those who are employed or freelance full-time as a 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.
  • 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, Director, Wharton Media Relations 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 94,000 graduates.

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