PwC and Knowledge @ Wharton High School Expand Business and Financial Responsibility Training Seminar to the West Coast

Three-Day Training to Deepen Nearly 120 Educators' Personal Finance Teaching Skills

SAN FRANCISCO, June 17, 2013  -- PwC US and Knowledge @ Wharton High School (KWHS) today welcomed nearly 120 high school educators to the PwC-KWHS Seminar for High School Educators on Business and Financial Responsibility.  The intensive three-day event is being held at Wharton | San Francisco, the West Coast campus of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. MORE

New York Times: K@W mentioned in dining feature

A Knowledge@Wharton article is recommended in the New York Times' "What We're Reading" feature on their Diner's Journal blog. (June 13, 2013) MORE

Social Strategy1, Knowledge@Wharton, AUS, Inc. and Ernst & Young Open Entries for the 2013 Social Media Leadership Awards

June 12, 2013, PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. & PHILADELPHIA--The 2nd Annual Social Media Leadership Awards, organized by Social Strategy1, Knowledge@Wharton, and AUS, Inc. , with support from Ernst & Young, is now accepting submissions through July 30, 2013.

The Social Media Leadership Awards will honor organizations across multiple industries that have proven best practices in social media utilization to achieve business objectives. Judges will select entries worldwide across 13 industry categories . Finalists will be invited to attend and participate in workshops and panel discussions during a two-day conference and awards ceremony at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania December 2-3, 2013. MORE

Knowledge@Wharton High School Names Magic Johnson, Elon Musk, Joss Whedon Among “19 Trailblazers Who Are Changing Your World” in New No Cost eBook

June 10, 2013 -- Just in time for graduation season, Knowledge@Wharton High School (KWHS) has named 19 business leaders as “Trailblazers” in a new eBook available as a no cost download for registered KWHS users.  The book includes candid and thoughtful interviews with some of the most dynamic leaders of our times including:

  • NBA Legend Magic Johnson
  • Paypal-Tesla-SpaceX’s Elon Musk
  • “Avengers” & “Much Ado” Director Joss Whedon
  • Under Armour’s Kevin Plank
  • Pfizer’s Amy Schulman

PwC and Knowledge@Wharton High School to Host Business and Financial Responsibility Training Seminar for High School Educators

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

Race For The Electronic Wallet: New Ernst & Young and Knowledge@Wharton Enhanced ebook Explores Mobile Banking Revolution

New York (PRWEB) April 24, 2013 - With the mobile banking revolution in full swing, banks are in danger of being left out of consumers’ electronic wallets if they fail to evolve to meet present and future mobile payment needs, according to a new, enhanced eBook released today by Ernst & Young and Knowledge@Wharton.  MORE

Bloomberg Businessweek: K@W article cited as a "must-read"

Bloomberg Businessweek recommends a Knowledge@Wharton article on J.C. Penney, calling the story a "must-read." (April 8, 2013) MORE

Wall Street Journal: K@W article on French entrepreneurship is featured

The Wall Street Journal highlights a recent Knowledge@Wharton piece authored by Lauder Institute students, noting that "the article offers an interesting possible avenue to a solution [for spurring entrepreneurship in France]." (Jan. 4, 2013) MORE

Category Champions | 2012 Social Media Leadership Awards, Organized by Knowledge@Wharton and Social Strategy1, Sponsored by Ernst & Young

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

Wharton School’s Online Journal, Knowledge@Wharton, Launches Israel Edition

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