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

Cakepop Wisdom: ‘Your Business Is a Reflection of You’

The high school students we invite on the Wharton Global Youth Future of the Business World podcast come to us from many onramps, including our Leadership in the Business World, Innovation and Startup Culture, and Essentials of Entrepreneurship summer programs. We also recognize that innovative thinking often starts in the...
Business Concepts & Trends

Business Ethics Requires You to Become a Careful Thinker

Brian Berkey has a flip phone. Why would a Wharton School professor of legal studies and business ethics choose to forgo a connected smartphone? Like any good academic, he’s been watching the data. Dr. Berkey has been in part influenced by the research of his department’s former PhD student Vikram...
Sports & Media

Inside Sports Media with Overtime’s Zack Weiner

In the world of business meets sports for high school-aged fans, Zachary Weiner is a major influencer. Not sure where he fits alongside Charli, Jojo and Billie? Just think crazy slam dunks on TikTok, episodes of the Overtime Challenge on YouTube, and Overtime Elite amplified on Amazon Prime. The Overtime...

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.