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As Chinese firms increasingly turn their attention to strengthening their ability to compete in the global economy, they have a new challenge -- developing international expertise. One way they are doing this is by turning to Western executive education programs, which can include everything from courses in finance, marketing and corporate governance to a visit to Bloomingdale's and meals at noted Western restaurants.
From: November 01, 2006
Professional athletes face unusual challenges related to financial management, especially since their peak earning period lasts a relatively short time, often just a few years. Knowledge@Wharton asked Ken Shropshire, professor of legal studies and business ethics and director of the Wharton sports business initiative, to discuss this topic with Kailee Wong, linebacker for the Houston Texans. Wong attended an executive education program at Wharton co-sponsored by the NFL and NFLPA.
From: March 03, 2006
Hall of Fame footballer Ronnie Lott is sitting in front of a classroom, lecturing a small group of fellow players about the importance of learning the playbook. But the playbook that he is discussing has nothing to do with running and tackling. Lott is counseling a group of current and former NFL players on making the transition from pro football to business. It's part of a year-long executive education program called "Entrepreneurial Management: Transitioning with Success," organized by the Wharton Sports Business Initiative and sponsored by the NFL and the NFL Players Association. Lott's talk is one of the follow-up sessions that are a key part of the program, which focuses on everything from financial analysis and entrepreneurship to real estate development and stock market investing.
From: October 05, 2005
This is not a book about crisis management. It is not about managing public relations, the victims, the lawyers, or the shareholders. It is about discipline, culture, and learning from the experiences of others to improve the odds that you can avoid the things we label as accidents, disasters, or crises altogether. In Will Your Next Business Mistake Be Fatal?, Robert E. Mittelstaedt, Jr. argues that even if you do not totally avoid such situations, knowledge of the typical patterns that occur should help you create an organization that is observant enough to intervene early and minimize damage.
From: August 25, 2004
With more than 20 million people registered on the monster.com job search site, it’s clear that we are a workforce on the move. In a recent executive education session, Peter Cappelli, director of Wharton’s Center for Human Resources, explained how a dramatically different labor market is changing not just the way people are hired and fired, but how they view their jobs, their employers and their careers.
From: December 05, 2001
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