Thank you for joining us! Meet your host, Anjani Jain, Vice Dean of the Wharton MBA for Executives. Remember that you can submit questions at any time during the event.
Bernadette Birt, COO, Wharton | San Francisco, walks us through a video tour of the new campus in the historic Hills Bros. Plaza.
Wharton Professor Peter Cappelli, a renowned human resources expert, shares insight into how careers of the future will be shaped and how they can best be managed.
Alumni describe the value of the executive MBA program and take questions from viewers.
The MBA Program for Executives offers the full MBA degree and academic experience. Our students meet the same admission and graduation requirements as students in the full-time program. Check-out the side-by-side program comparison.
The condensed course schedule of the executive program includes all-day classes every other Friday and Saturday for two years. All students are required to stay on campus for Friday night, which allows time for group study and student activities. For more details, download the 2012–14 Philadelphia and San Francisco calendars.
Our San Francisco and Philadelphia campuses are state-of-the-art educational facilities that provide comfortable accommodations for studying, dining, socializing, and relaxing during class weekends. For more about our Executive Facilities.
Our students are high-achieving professionals, from across the U.S. and around the world, who bring a breadth of experience and viewpoints to classroom discussions and networking opportunities. See the Class of 2013 Profile.
Every candidate meets one-on-one with a member of the Admissions Committee. The interview allows applicants to discuss their specific goals while getting a complete understanding of the program and the admissions process. It's also an opportunity for prospective students to attend class and join students for lunch.
Schedule an interview as soon as possible if you intend to apply for admission this year. All you need to submit in advance is an updated resume. Call us to get a trip to campus on your calendar!
The Deadline for the May 2012 entering class is February 1, 2012, for Philadelphia and February 6, 2012, for San Francisco. With communication, there's flexibility in completing the application. Please contact us to make arrangements for a deadline extension.
So if you know you want to start your MBA studies in 2012 and you have the motivation to make it happen, call the MBA for Executives office right away to discuss a realistic turnaround time.
San Francisco | +1.415.777.1000
Philadelphia | +1.215.898.5887
Anjani Jain is Vice Dean of the Wharton MBA Program for Executives and Adjunct Professor of Operations and Information Management. Dr. Jain has been an administrator and faculty member at Wharton for 25 years, and he has been instrumental in the growth and success of the Wharton MBA Program, as well as in defining the School's global strategy. His research interests include the analysis and design of manufacturing systems, optimization algorithms, and probabilistic analysis of combinational problems.
Bernadette Birt is Executive Director of the Wharton MBA Program for Executives, West, and Chief Operating Officer of Wharton | San Francisco. She has been with the program since September 2010. Prior to joining Wharton, Bernadette spent 20 years at Northwestern University, 16 of those years with the Kellogg School Executive MBA Program. She is based in San Francisco.
Dr. Peter Cappelli is recognized as one of the world's foremost authorities on human capital. His extensive research on human capital issues focuses on human resource practices, talent and performance management, and public policy related to employment. Peter was named one of HR Magazine's Top 20 Most Influential International Thinkers of 2011.
Tracy has over 15 years of experience as a consultant and professional engineer. Since graduating from Wharton, she has advised public and private clients engaged in capital programs, specializing in infrastructure and power and utilities. Tracy stays connected to Wharton through her involvement with the Global Consulting Practicum, through which she helped a team of Wharton and IE students successfully deliver a project focused on the solar market this last year. In addition to her Wharton MBA, she has a BA in Civil Engineering from Portland State University.
At Ballard and Tighe Publishers, Mark is leading the digital transformation of the company. Prior to Ballard & Tighe, he was a division president at Scantron. Mark began his career at Price Waterhouse where he became a Senior Manager. He transitioned from a CFO role to general management 10 years ago. In addition to his Wharton MBA, he has a BA in Business and Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
LCH Consulting is a business management consulting company providing strategic planning, business case analysis, business and operations analysis, change management, program and project management, and business process re-engineering services to Federal Government and private industry clients. Lillian has 25 years of leadership experience in leading change for large IT organizations and developing long-term competitive strategies for growth. In addition to her Wharton MBA, she has a BS in Computer Science from George Washington University.
Honeywell International Inc. is a $37 billion industrial conglomerate with 130,000 employees in over 100 countries. Kevin came to Honeywell (formerly AlliedSignal Inc.) from private law practice in 1998. He supervises 13 attorneys and is responsible for all labor, employment, benefits and compensation legal matters worldwide. In addition to his Wharton MBA, he has a BS in Finance from Rider University, a JD from Rutgers University, and an LL.M in Taxation from New York University.