Semester in San Francisco Fall 2017 Information Session

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Semester in San Francisco Fall 2017 Information Session

November 8

th

, 2016

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Semester in San Francisco 2012

2

SSF Cohort 2012

Net Promoter Score

higher

than Apple iPhone at it’s peak

Q2 NPS = 74%2010 Apple iPhone NPS = 73%Students said…“I couldn’t look at my pictures from San Francisco when I came back to Philly.”“It was my best experience at Wharton.”

COMPANY EXPOSURE

CUSTOMIZED CURRICULUM

FOCUSED CAREER SUPPORT

CULTURAL IMMERSION

STUDENT COMMUNITY

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SSF Fall 2016 Class Profile

65 students enrolled

46% female, 54% male

16 countries represented

Top industry preferences: Technology and VC

Key stats

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The tight-knit, like-minded community drives high net promoter scores for the program

NPS = 76

Fall 2015 Cohort

“The Semester in SF program was a true highlight of my Wharton experience. I especially enjoyed the opportunity to meet a

select group

a students, and

we became a tight knit group of friends.” “This experience has been life-changing. We are part of a very structured MBA program, but this program is really entrepreneurial.” “The courses we got in SF were great. The level of engagement was high and I could pick up on patterns and perspectives across classes.”“We have a lot of alumni out here that are willing and ready to help and are engaged in our events.”

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Academics

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David Bell

Peter Cappelli

Morris Cohen

Cade Massey

David Musto

Karl Ulrich

David Wessels

David Erickson

Keith Weigelt

Faculty 2016

Matt Rossiter

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Course Number

Course Name

Instructor

CU

OIDD 695.001

Regional

Seminar (required)

Karl Ulrich

0.5

OIDD 693.401

Influence

Cade Massey

0.5

OIDD 680.001

Operations Strategy Practicum

Morris Cohen

1

MGMT 691.414

Negotiations*

Peter Cappelli

1

MGMT 731.001

Technology Strategy*

Karl Ulrich

0.5

FNCE 750.003

Venture Capital & the Finance of Innovation*

David Wessels

1

FNCE 883.003

Strategic Issues in Equity Finance

David Erickson & David Musto

0.5

MKTG 727.050

Digital Marketing & Electronic Commerce

David Bell

0.5

LGST 813.002

Legal Aspects of Entrepreneurship*

Matt Rossiter

0.5

*Counts towards the Entrepreneurial Management Major

NOTE: pass/fail designation deadlines are the same as add/drop deadlines

Curriculum

Fall 2016

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Proposed Business Analytics Courses Fall 2017

Two ½ semester

courses

Stat

705. Programming in R

Recently

added to Wharton curriculumPopular open source software for data analysisStat 7xx. Analysis of Text and Unstructured DataNew course, not yet offered in PhiladelphiaRequires familiarity with R (Stat 705)Extracting sentiment from text, summarizationLatent semantic analysis and topic models

Predictive methods leveraging language modelsAnalysis of image dataSemester in San Francisco

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OIDD 695 - Regional Seminar Speakers, Fall 2016

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Ania

Smith WG'02, Airbnb, Head of Business Operations, North America

Iris Choi WG'04, Floodgate, Partner

Alexander Schuth WG'05, Denali Therapeutics, Co-Founder and COORavi Gupta, Instacart, COO and CFOPhilip DeSimone, Carbon3D, Inc., VP of Business Development

Christine Moseley WG'11, Full Harvest, Founder and CEOGarrett van Ryzin, Uber, Head of Marketplace Optimization Peter Farago WG'03, Marketing in Silicon Valley

Sam Allen WG'06, Salesforce.com, VP Mergers & Acquisitions Dr. Jun Wu, Amino Capital, Partner

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OIDD 680 - Operations Strategy Practicum

Site Visits

10

US

Navy (San Diego)Taylor Guitar Company (San Diego

)Maquiladora factories (Tijuana)

Boeing Everett Plant (Seattle) Costco (Seattle) Amazon Headquarters (Seattle)Amazon Distribution Center (Bay Area)

Costco

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Academic Advising

Academic Advising

Majors and credit units

Course registration and ISP

Course Match

support

Offered on-site (2x/semester) and virtually anytime Registration for SSF coursesNo Course MatchCourse loadBetween 3 and 6 credit units1 cu can be taken pass/fail - Regional Seminar does not count toward limit

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Samsung Ventures America

•    

Corporate

venture capital fund, focused on American investments•    Project: Market trend & investment thesis in AI

Sonoma County Winegrowers

•   Organization dedicated to the promotion and preservation of Sonoma County•   Project: Building a think tank Ampush MediaAd-tech company using mobile-first platforms (i.e. Facebook, Twitter)Project: Talent branding strategy

Calliope WaterSmart home device to manage water usage Project: Business model exploration Z Board

Electric skateboard company Project: Go to market strategy for college students

Field Application Projects (FAP) – 2016 Examples

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Student Programs

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WGA

West Coast VPs

Social Event Survey

Vote for major

tripsNapa, Hawaii

Small group events

Student Life PaintballHalloween PartyYosemite National Park

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@TechCrunch Disrupt

Co-Curricular activities

@Vanity Fair Summit

@Y

Combinator

Startup School Event

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What:

Wharton Leadership Program will deliver workshops and/or intensives in San Francisco

When:

All programming will be delivered over one weekend in the Fall

Who: Programming will be open to SSF students and Wharton San Francisco Executive MBA students

How: Registration will be announced via email in August to SSF class, participants will be selected by lottery

Fall 2016 Examples: Gathering Intelligence through Conversation and Leadership from within Mindfulness Retreat For questions, contact Janese Jackson, Program Coordinator Leadership Program – Overview Semester in San Francisco

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Wharton Entrepreneurs Workshop

Monthly; typically before class

Practical advice and insights on launching business

Networking opportunities

VIP-SF includes

Workshop series, advisors, and community of entrepreneurs

Scheduled on Fridays and Saturdays Scale School Workshop series offers solutions to critical challenges faced by rapidly growing companies Targeted at companies moving beyond product market fit Penn Wharton Entrepreneurship Semester in San Francisco

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Get Your Input

Career goals and interests survey

Offer SSF Specific Services

SSF Resume Book

SSF Fall internships

Company visits

Alumni mixers and lunchesOn-site career advising Access to PHL RecruitingVirtual career advisingMBACM website CareerPath access: job board and OCRWeekly industry emails

On-campus events: Info Sessions, Expo, etc.MBA Career Management

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51% of fall 2016 SSF students are doing

part-time internships

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1955 Capital

Airbnb

Apollo BoxApple IncAtomic Labs BeepiBusiness for Social ResponsibilityCricket HealthCurologyDoximity

Endeavor CatalystFellow RobotsFirst Round CapitalFundbox

Google XLattice DataMemebox

MintedMoveWithNevro CorporationNextbit

OmmoOwl VenturesPax

Personal CapitalPresidio PartnersProduction BoardRezilir Health Ripple

Sidewalk Labs Unity TechnologiesVisbit (VR startup)

Companies Include

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SSF 2015- Career Reporting Results

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SSF 2015

#

%

Class

of Students

65

Seeking FT Employment

35

54%

Seeking students reporting FT job offers

35

Seeking students reporting FT job

offer acceptances

35

100%

Students not

seeking employment

19

28%

Company sponsored / returning to company

4

Starting own biz

9

Continuing

education

1

Postponed search

5

Students

not responding to survey

11

17%

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Application Process

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Applications to SSF have risen over

time

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*Changed to multi-round admissions process in fall 2016

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Round 1:

Applications

open:

November 28, 2016Applications due: January 13, 2017

Decisions released: February 10, 2017

Accept/decline by: March 17, 2017No waitlist: if not accepted in Round 1, you can apply again in Round 2! Round 2 (condensed timeline): Applications open: April 24, 2017Applications due: May 15, 2017Decisions released: June 5, 2017

Accept/decline by: June 23, 2017 How do I apply?

Qualtrics survey – will open November 28, 2016Application Process

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What

do we look for?

Strong academic performance – GPA matters

!Thoughtful, well

written essays

Focus on community, career, and academics No academic probation or ethics violations at any point in time Application Process Semester in San Francisco

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Cost

Program fee of

$5,000

per studentMerit-based fellowships available (i.e., academic performance) Housing

Participants responsible

for transportation & housingOpportunities to sublet Philadelphia apartments MBAPO International Exchange Logistics Semester in San Francisco

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SSF FAQs

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What is the GPA cutoff for me to be selected for the program?

How many will you admit in Round 1 vs. Round 2?

Can I be in Lauder and do SSF? Can I be any other kind of dual-degree student and do SSF?

Can I be a Leadership Fellow and do SSF? Can I be a Venture Fellow and do SSF? Can I be a Student Life Fellow and do SSF?

When will I know which courses are being offered? How are the merit-based fellowships determined and how much are they? Semester in San Francisco

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Student Panel

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Key Contact Information

Maria Halpern

Director of SSF

Program/MBACM

mariahal@wharton.upenn.edu

 

Christine SweeneySSF Coordinator/MBAPOsweeneyc@wharton.upenn.edu  Erica Marks MBA Career Managementmarkser@wharton.upenn.edu

Eric MorinStudent Lifeemorin@Wharton.upenn.edu

Stephan Dieckmann

Deputy Vice Dean, Academic Affairssdieckma@wharton.upenn.edu Irina

YuenPenn Wharton Entrepreneurship

SF

iyuen@wharton.upenn.edu

 

Stacy Franks

Field Application Projects 

franks@wharton.upenn.edu

 

Lakeisha Bishop

Financial Aid

knightla@wharton.upenn.edu

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Appendix

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Where did they intern?

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