Pioneering law curriculum meets cutting edge business
education with the Wharton Business and Law Certificate (WBLC).
The WBLC is specifically designed for internationally trained attorneys enrolled in Penn Carey Law School’s LLM program seeking to develop the business skills needed to compete in today’s complex legal environment including:
- A strong grounding in business disciplines to better serve your clients, manage your practice, and expand your professional options beyond the practice of law.
- A robust business vocabulary that enhances your workplace communication and an understanding of business culture in the United States.
- Enhanced skills and knowledge for presenting sophisticated projects, ideas or investment propositions to colleagues, clients, and other professionals.
- A better understanding of core management concepts that will increase your capacity to develop or professionalize a practice, department, firm or business enterprise.
This program is taught by Wharton faculty. All LLM students may participate in this program, which runs concurrently with the LLM program. WBLC tuition, payable to Wharton, is separate from the LLM tuition. Those who successfully complete the requirements earn a certificate awarded by The Wharton School’s Aresty Institute of Executive Education as well as their LLM degree from Penn Carey Law School.
(Please note: this certificate is an LLM specific program and should not be confused with a degree from Wharton’s MBA program.)