Wharton will be adding international courses in China, Israel, and South Africa. The school will also be adding concentration courses in global finance and management. The recent shift towards an international focus has already been successful at schools like Georgetown University. In addition, Wharton will offer graduates one free week of executive education courses every seven years. The offer applies to the class of 2010 and beyond but the school is likely to make similar arrangements for the rest of their 86,000 alum. The high price tag of the offer is offset by the increased strength of an already powerful alumni network.
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