Lauder Students Win Africa Case Competition

The organizers of the popular Wharton Africa Forum created a case competition based on a potential private equity investment into an African company. Students were asked to present an investment thesis on a potential investment in PZ Cussons, which is a real Nigerian company, publicly traded on the Nigerian stock exchange and majority owned by a UK…

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Ron Granieri Featured on Sirius XM

Dr. Ron Granieri, Director of Research & Lecturer in International Studies at the Lauder Institute, appeared on the Knowledge@Wharton Network program hosted by Dan Loney on Sirius XM Channel 132. He spoke on Angela Merkel’s announcement that she plans to step down as Chair of her party (the CDU) and the consequences of her decision for her future, as…

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Lauder Institute building expansion and renovation dedicated

In a sunny courtyard in the heart of Penn’s campus, President Amy Gutmann and Provost Wendell Pritchett joined alumni Ronald S. Lauder and Leonard A. Lauder Tuesday to dedicate the renovation of the building that houses the Joseph H. Lauder Institute for Management & International Studies, which the two brothers founded 35 years ago. The…

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Dr. Regina Abrami Wins Prestigious Award

Today’s business students need courses that prepare them tackle society’s largest challenges and create a better capitalism. We’re thrilled that Dr. Regina Abrami was recognized as one of 20 recipients of the Ideas Worth Teaching Awards from the Aspen Institute Business & Society Program. The Ideas Worth Teaching Awards were established to celebrate curricula that bring to life…

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Latest Lauder Global Business Insight Report

Check out The Lauder Institute’s latest Global Business Insight Report published by Knowldge@Wharton and written by members of the Class of 2019 on Facing and Embracing Change. Across the world, business leaders, policy makers and ordinary citizens are coming together to effect change and create a better tomorrow. As they look to what worked in…

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2018 Jacobson Venture Awards Winners Announced!

The Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management and International Studies has established the Jacobson Venture Awards thanks to the generosity of Andrew Jacobson, WG’93, and Marina Kunis Jacobson, G’93, WG’93. This new program seeks to provide Lauder students with the opportunity to focus their energies on their entrepreneurial venture during the summer. The rules and procedures…

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The Lauder Institute visits the First Lady of Guyana

First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, yesterday, received a courtesy call from 14 students enrolled at the Lauder Institute of the University of Pennsylvania, USA. The Lauder programme combines the Masters of Business Administration Degree of the Wharton School and the Masters of Arts in International Studies from the School of Arts and Sciences at the…

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