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

PwC and Knowledge@Wharton High School Co-host First Seminar for High School Educators on Business and Financial Responsibility

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

PwC and Knowledge@Wharton High School to Co-host Business and Financial Responsibility Training Seminar for 150 High School Educators, All Expenses Paid

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

Using Scenario Planning to Guide Strategies: Ernst & Young and Knowledge@Wharton Propose Three Key Strategies for Global Banks to Plan for Future Growth

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

Knowledge@Wharton Joins Social Strategy1 to launch the Global Social Media Leadership Awards Competition

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

“Emerging Market Nations Will Get More Power”: IMF Managing Director, Christine Lagarde Gives Wharton School's Knowledge@Wharton Exclusive Interview

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

Knowledge@Wharton High School Looks to Miami-Dade High School Students for Innovative Solution

Miami-Dade, FL, April 2, 2012 — Knowledge@Wharton High School (KWHS), a member of the Wharton School’s Knowledge@Wharton network at the University of Pennsylvania, hosted an Entrepreneurship Competition for high school students in Miami-Dade Public Schools. The Entrepreneurship Competition began on February 13 and ended on March 23.  MORE

Rebuilding the Global Banking Industry: Ernst & Young and Knowledge@Wharton Release Video eBook Detailing Scenarios for the Next Decade of Banking

Banking industry’s first video-enhanced eBook caps year-long scenario planning exercise by banking executives and academics; presents new growth strategies for the next 10 years.

February 28, 2012, New York, NY and Philadephia, PA — Despite an uncertain global economy and a continually shifting regulatory environment, the top teams at the world’s leading banks are starting to plot paths toward growth. With no proven economic model to point to, bankers are attempting to understand the many possible futures they could confront over the next decade. In the industry’s first-ever interactive eBook published by Ernst & Young and Knowledge@Wharton, “Global Banking 2020: Foresight & Insights,” banking leaders explore a spectrum of potential scenarios – including some extreme possibilities – that could develop in the coming decade, along with strategies to help global banks thrive.  MORE

Wharton School & HCT launch MENA edition of global innovation tournament

Inaugural ‘Innovation 2021′ event to focus on high-impact solutions for the MENA Region

Abu Dhabi, February 21, 2012: Aspiring innovators, entrepreneurs and trailblazers will have the opportunity to implement their ideas on a global scale with the launch today of the Innovation Tournament 2021.

The Tournament will be hosted by Arabic Knowledge@Wharton, the MENA edition of the online research and business analysis journal published by the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, and the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) which is the largest higher education institution in the United Arab Emirates MORE