Why Choosing the Right Leader Matters with Wharton Professor Michael Useem

In a special interview with Dean Erika James, Professor Mike Useem dives into the history of Wharton’s innovative leadership curriculum and his part in shaping it.

When Professor Emeritus of Management Michael Useem was told to build a leadership course from the ground up at Wharton, he had to become an expert on the subject first. Through decades of in-depth research and developing innovative learning opportunities, Useem has done just that. Today, he is an award-winning teacher, a consultant for companies across the globe on leadership development and governance, and is the author of multiple books, including The Leader’s Checklist. In this insightful conversation with Wharton Dean Erika James, Useem discusses his unique journey through academia and why leadership skills are critical for all ages.

The talk is part of the series, “What I’ve Learned,” which puts the spotlight on Wharton faculty who have made a lasting impact on their fields. Watch the video for the full conversation.

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