Wharton Faculty Backs Curriculum Overhaul

For the first time in 17 years, the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, one of the world's premier MBA programs, has announced a significant overhaul of its curriculum, shifting everything from the structure of required classes to how executive education is delivered. The curriculum change, which will be partially rolled out in the fall of 2011 and fully executed in the fall of 2012, was approved by approximately 87 percent of the faculty in a vote today, a school spokesperson told Bloomberg Businessweek.

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