Experience & Impact
This program empowers participants to advance entrepreneurial ventures to solve global challenges. Faculty apply their field-based research and the latest strategic insights to help veterinarians develop the skills of an entrepreneur. Emphasizing the importance of opportunity identification, testing, and assessment; leadership that fosters a culture of entrepreneurship; and when knowing and how to foster strategic partnerships, it offers an unprecedented opportunity to bring together diverse leaders on the front lines of veterinary science and public health.
Penn Executive Veterinary Leadership Program session topics include:
- Introduction to Entrepreneurship
- New Global Challenges and Opportunities for Veterinarians
- Panel Discussion: Identifying Opportunities
- Developing the Opportunity: Learning Lab
- Leading a Culture that Drives Entrepreneurship
- Fostering Strategic Partnerships
- Social Entrepreneurship: Challenges of Addressing Social Problems
- Sociopolitics and Project Implementation
Through highly interactive lectures, panel discussions, exercises, and a learning lab, both in the classroom and in smaller work groups, this program will prepare you to stimulate entrepreneurship in veterinary medicine.
Who Should Attend
Leading Veterinary Entrepreneurship for Social Impact is customized for current and aspiring veterinary medical professionals that are interested in learning how to think like an entrepreneur and move forward with ventures, products, and services to help solve current and future needs relating to veterinary medicine.
- Veterinarians in the pharmaceutical industry
- Academic faculty members
- Government decision makers (FDA, CDC, USDA, state, county)
- International (OIE, World Bank, UN)
- Retail sector representatives
- Directors of associations
- Members of VMAs (state associations) and AVMA
- Veterinary Management Groups (VMGs)
- Large-practice owners (>10 practitioners)
- Veterinary business consultants/advisors
- Animal Hospital Association staff and members
Fluency in English, written and spoken, is required for participation in Wharton Executive Education programs unless otherwise indicated.