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Mauro Guillén: Keynotes And Live-Stream Presentations on the Impact of Coronavirus

Francis Hoch
editor at Chartwell Speakers
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Mauro Guillén
One of the World’s Foremost Experts on Global Trend

In the midst of the Coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has developed a new course to address how global businesses and financial uncertainty can be managed. On the 9th March 2020, Mauro Guillén released a press release, stating the 7-week class taking place in Wharton School.

Mauro Guillén is coordinating a 7-week class on the fallout from Coronavirus/COVID-19. With 350 students thus far, and a focus to his book: “2030: How Today’s Biggest Trends Will Collide and Reshape the Future of Everything”, Mauro explores how trends will converge in the year of 2030 and change culture, the economy, and the world.

A renowned expert on global market trends, Mauro is available for keynotes and live-stream presentations on this topic. 

Mauro’s book, “2030“, is both a remarkable guide, and reference to the 7-week class, to the changes that are presently occurring and an exercise in power of “lateral thinking” through revolutionising the way an individual thinks about cataclysmic change and its consequences. 

If you wish to book Mauro as a speaker, please contact [email protected].

Wharton School Launches New Course on the Impact and
Implications of Coronavirus/COVID-19

Starting March 18 renowned Wharton faculty will examine real-time challenges facing companies, financial markets and political systems.

PHILADELPHIA, March 10, 2020 — As the world grapples with the social and economic impact of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has developed a new course to address in real time how global business and financial uncertainty can be managed in the wake of such dramatic events.

The seven-week, half-credit course, titled “Epidemics, Natural Disasters, and Geopolitics: Managing Global Business and Financial Uncertainty,” begins March 18, 2020 and is open to all University of Pennsylvania students. The course is available via livestream to students when registration exceeds the classroom capacity, over 300 have registered for the course.  

“There are significant business lessons to be learned from the global response to the coronavirus outbreak, and Wharton is at the forefront of sharing valuable insights and creating a community to exchange ideas,” said Wharton Dean Geoff Garrett. “This is a teachable moment for the global academic community, and this course is just one example of how Wharton is coming together to provide support during a time of heightened anxiety and ambiguity.”

Course lesson titles include “Leading amid Unpredictable Rapidly Changing Events with Contested Facts,” “Financial Market Reactions to the Coronavirus and Disaster Risk,” “Emotional Contagion and Epidemics,” “U.S.-China Relations after the Trade Wars and the Coronavirus” and more.

The course has been developed by Management Professor Mauro Guillén, who will join other distinguished Wharton faculty including Sigal Barsade, Zeke Emanuel, Geoff Garrett, Martine Haas, Sarah Light, Howard Kunreuther, John Paul MacDuffie, Barbara Mellers, Katy Milkman, Jeremy Siegel and Kent Smetters as course lecturers.

“We are proud to launch this course as it draws directly from the current geopolitical climate and will offer students insights into this crisis and all types of high-risk events,” said Prof. Guillén. “I’m thrilled to take part in this course which was developed very quickly and through the generous support of professors and staff who understand the urgency.”

Mauro F. Guillén