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Introducing the NFL-Wharton Prep Leadership Program

An exciting new opportunity is available for student athletes who are interested in furthering their leadership skills. The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and the NFL have teamed up to offer the NFL-Wharton Leadership Program, a three day course aimed at rising high-school seniors who are due to graduate in 2013. […]

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2011 Ivy Sports Symposium

What: 2011 Ivy Sports Symposium When: November 18, 2011 Where: Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (Jon M. Huntsman Hall) The Ivy Sports Symposium was founded in 2006 as the Princeton Sports Symposium.  This is the first year that the symposium will be held on a college campus other than Princeton University.  Another special feature of this year’s event […]

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No NFL Rookie Symposium, Player Education Programs

No preseason or regular season NFL games have been cancelled due to the NFL Lockout to date, but the Lockout has its first couple of victims: the rookie symposium and the joint NFL/NFLPA player education programs held annually at Ivy League universities. Every year, all players selected in the NFL Draft are invited to the […]

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How To Be A Better Negotiator

My friend Andrew Brandt of the National Football Post (NFP) is teaming up with some staff members at University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business to host a Negotiations Seminar titled, “How to be a Better Negotiator” on April 16.  The event will take place from 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration, which costs $395, […]

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Wharton Sports Business Initiative

The Wharton Sports Business Initiative (WSBI) is unlike the other degree granting programs that I have highlighted in the past.  WSBI calls itself a research and executive education focused “think tank.” Involved in the program are educational programs, strategic corporate partnerships, consulting assignments, forums, and research.  Above all, WSBI wants to become a premier Research […]