Recent Press Releases

San Francisco – April 29, 2013PwC US and Knowledge @ Wharton High School (KWHS) today announced that registration is open for the PwC-KWHS Seminar for High School Educators on Business and Financial Responsibility
The financial literacy and leadership development seminar will be
offered to 120 educators June 17-19 in San Francisco at the Wharton
School of the University of Pennsylvania’s west coast campus. These
educators, including public and private high school teachers,
principals, administrators and superintendents predominantly from the
western United States, can apply through an online application process. MORE

November 14, 2012 — All finalists that were invited to attend this year’s event demonstrated innovative and meaningful applications for social media. Winners were chosen based on their scores from the listed criteria: To what extent does this entry meet its stated objective? To what extent was this entry able to help the organization implement its social strategy? How novel is this entry? What is your overall assessment of this entry?  MORE

PHILADELPHIA, PA, October 12, 2012– Knowledge@Wharton, the award-winning online research and business analysis journal of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, today launched Israel Knowledge@Wharton, an addition to its global network of websites that already includes Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Indian and Arabic editions along with the U.S. based parent site. The site, which is free and published in English, will include articles that focus on Israeli innovation and entrepreneurship, among other topics.  MORE

Three-Day Training to Deepen More Than 150 Educators’ Personal Finance Teaching Skills

Philadelphia – September 28, 2012, PwC US and Knowledge@Wharton High School (KWHS) today welcomed 150 educators from across the country to the inaugural PwC-KWHS Seminar for High School Educators on Business and Financial Responsibility. The three-day seminar seeks to strengthen financial literacy skills and entrepreneurship among high school students by providing educators with lessons and skills to teach financial-education classes. More than 75 additional educators are participating virtually. MORE

Philadelphia, PA – July 30, 2012 – Knowledge@Wharton High School (KWHS) and PwC today announced the convening of the PwC-KWHS Seminar for High School Educators on Business and Financial Responsibility. The all-expenses-paid financial literacy conference for 150 educators will be held Sept. 28-30 on the Philadelphia campus of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.  MORE

Scenario planning exercise helps global banks develop capabilities needed to succeed amidst regulatory and economic uncertainty.

New York, NY, July 23, 2012 — Uncertainty about the global economy, particularly worries about the Eurozone and continued regulatory change, are clouding banks’ plans for the future. Banks need to cut costs while building their capital positions to meet regulatory requirements and seize new opportunities quickly. So, what should global banks do right now? Ernst & Young and Knowledge@Wharton answer this important question in their latest video series titled Using Scenario Planning to Guide Strategies. The series explores how global banks can use dynamic scenario planning to prepare for the future and highlights three key strategies: move into emerging markets, develop a nimble culture and invest heavily in technology.  MORE

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. & PHILADELPHIA– June 21, 2012 — Knowledge@Wharton, the online research and analysis journal of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Social Strategy1, the preeminent social media monitoring and analytics firm, officially announce the inaugural Social Media Leadership Awards, presented with support from Ernst & Young. MORE

Philadelphia, PA, April 4, 2012 — International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, who rarely gives interviews, sat down with Knowledge@Wharton, the Wharton School’s online journal of research and analysis, for an in-depth discussion of the European recession. Knowledge@Wharton met with Lagarde in her Washington, D.C. office in collaboration with ParisTech Review. In the interview Lagarde notes that IMF reforms will shift 6% of current quotas to dynamic emerging and developing countries, "Clearly, the BRICs will be among the recipients of these additional quotas," which cover voting power and financial contributions. The article delves into Lagarde's delicate task of restructuring the IMF so that fast-growing emerging economies have a voice in the institution that is commensurate with their increasing economic clout, without alienating other member countries. MORE