Countries represented among participants since Wharton LIVE’s launch this spring


Wharton LIVE virtual programs offered this fall for individuals; programs are also available for teams and can be customized for organizations


Executive Education programs that confer alumni status


Programs that have been launched or revamped to address challenges now facing businesses in areas such as supply chains, analytics, and real estate


Average program length, in days


Listeners who have tuned into Executive Education’s new “Wharton Ready Livecast Series,” with thought leadership from Wharton faculty that addresses challenges and opportunities created by the pandemic


Gain a Competitive Edge 7
Approximate Wharton LIVE virtual teaching hours from April through September


Maximum Wharton LIVE class size


Four to Six
Typical hours of daily instruction, with additional time for networking and virtual office hours


The year Executive Education debuted


MBA and Executive MBA graduates from the Class of 2010 and later can attend one open-enrollment program for free every seven years


Discount offered to all Penn/Wharton alumni for any of Executive Education’s open-enrollment programs


Most popular Wharton LIVE program: Distressed Asset Investing and Corporate Restructuring, taught by Bilge Yılmaz, private equity/ finance professor and faculty director of the Joshua J. Harris Alternative Investments Program; and Kevin Kaiser, finance professor and Harris Program senior director


Published as “Competitive Edge” in the Fall/Winter 2020 issue of  Wharton Magazine.