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

The Wharton Investment Competition Sparks a Passion for Finance

This month's podcast guest may be familiar to some of our Wharton Global High School Investment Competition fans. Mojmír Zálešák and his team from Novy PORG high school in Prague, Czech Republic, took third place in last year's Global Finale, becoming one of the first teams from Europe to ever...
Your Money

10 Truths about Smart Financial Decision Making

High school students are passionate about financial education. The demand for our Wharton Global Youth on-campus Essentials of Finance program prompted us to create a new online program for high school students this summer that we are calling Financial Decision Making. Students’ passion extends to spreading that financial knowledge. Our...
College, Careers & Job Skills

Your Future Workplace: Intergenerational Offices, Neurodivergent Employees and Four-day Work Weeks

What can you expect as an employee of the future? Science. Companies are using data and analysis for recruiting, compensation and performance evaluation because they believe it leads to better decisions about the people they hire and manage. Adam Grant, a professor and organizational psychologist at the Wharton School of...

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.