Wharton Global Youth Program

Business Education Programs  —  Dual Enrollment Opportunities  — Content and Competitions
The Wharton Global Youth Program mobilizes the extensive opportunities of the Wharton academic community to educate and inspire pre-collegiate students to explore business practices, analyze the world’s complex challenges, and take the first steps in becoming leaders who will transform the global economy.

Wharton Global High School Investment Competition

The Wharton Global High School Investment Competition is a free, online investment simulation for high school students (9th to 12th grade) and teachers. Together, they learn about teamwork, communication, risk, diversification, company and industry analysis, and many other important aspects of investing.

News & Articles

Wharton Global Youth produces original content introducing high school students and educators to the broad scope of business and finance education. Explore hundreds of educational articles featuring Wharton analysis, discover enterprising teen entrepreneurs on our monthly Future of the Business World Podcast, and more.

Future of the Business World Podcast

A Start-up Brand Chases a New Generation of ‘Tea Friends’ and Profits for Yunnan Farmers

This month’s Future of the Business World podcast takes us to the mountains of Yunnan, China, where high school student Victoria Fung Gao – who is headed to Wharton’s Leadership in the Business World program in July -- has spent many summers exploring and discovering the mysteries of pu'er tea....
Global Youth News

Learning Day 2024 Delivers Knowledge, Networking and Gaming on Locust Walk

Financial education is the core of the Wharton Global High School Investment Competition. So, it stands to reason that the accompanying annual Learning Day, held this year on April 19, 2024, provided members of the 11 finalist teams (in Philadelphia to compete in the Global Finale on April 20) with...
Your Money

A Tool for Student Loans and Advice for Your Financial Future

Few financial decisions are more daunting and potentially debilitating than taking out student loans to pay for college, which is one of the first times that most high school students are faced with a serious money-management choice – and it’s a biggie. Why? It can leave students with a heavy...

Our annual report highlights the achievements that the Global Youth team has accomplished in a year’s time. Discover Global Youth’s mission-driven work, partnerships, markets and vision as we deliver quality business-education opportunities to high school students and educators.



Resources for Educators

Wharton Global Youth Program provides resources and training for teachers both inside and outside the high school classroom, including professional development opportunities and teaching tools. Offerings include lesson plans and articles with conversation starters, themed toolkits, a comprehensive video glossary, and student competitions.