Organization Leadership & Innovation

Enhance your leadership skills to help your team and entire organization adapt, innovate and thrive via this games-based course from Wharton Interactive.

Enroll in Organization Leadership & Innovation

About This Online Course

In a rapidly changing world, large organizations must adapt to thrive. How can they be successful in this time of continual transformation? By learning to act as startups.

In this games-based, online course from Wharton Interactive, you will learn how established organizations can adapt and innovate like startups to thrive in a rapidly changing world. Join the WISE Accelerator and see for yourself how you can lead your organization to success.

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Why a Games-Based Course?

The narrative and in-game characters will support you, challenge you and engage you. By immersing in the scenarios of this games-based course, you get to play the starring role in this hyper-immersive, adaptive learning experience. It is the latest in state of the art experiential learning from the Wharton School, called alternate reality courses.

The ARC simulates the experience of leading an innovative initiative within a large organization where you will learn how to navigate the challenges of understanding customer needs, managing finances, building a team and competing in new markets. The course is guided by instruction from business experts and features continuous feedback to help you improve your performance

What You Will Learn

  • Build and lead teams and organizations
  • Finance an internal venture
  • Conduct business experiments
  • Build teams and organizations
  • Sales and marketing
  • Art of negotiating
  • Pitching and persuasion

Download the course syllabus for details regarding course dates and time commitments.

Your Instructor

Ethan Mollick is an associate professor of management at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. His research focuses on innovation and entrepreneurial teams. Mr. Mollick has also worked extensively on understanding the way games can be used to motivate and teach, writing a book on the subject and working with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency on games-based training. His simulations and games are used by tens of thousands of students around the world.

Who Should Take This Course

This course is designed for anyone who is interested in helping their organizations be more innovative and adaptable to continually changing mission or business requirements.



Course Certificate

A Wharton digital certificate of completion certificate will be awarded to learners who successfully finish this course.

Course Format

Cohort course made up of six live sessions. All sessions are mandatory. You can choose one of two time slots (same slot for the entire course):

  • 8–9:30 a.m. Eastern time
  • 7–8:30 p.m. Eastern time

Course Price

$450 (per person)

Register through FedLearn using the special promo code FEDLEARN_5%_OFF and receive a five-percent discount on the original online course price.

Upcoming Courses

Click here to view the list of upcoming classes. Wharton Interactive regularly updates its scheduled classes.

Continuing Education Unit Credits

Wharton interactive currently does not offer CEUs for its courses.